Ricky Martin is a Puerto Rican singer actor and author. He was one of the biggest teen idols during the 90’s. He is known for his iconic World Cup single -Livin’ La Vida Loca.
Martin was born on December 24, 1971 in San Juan, Puerto Rico to Enrique Martin Negroni and Nereida Morales. His parents got divorced when he was two-years old and he spent his childhood shuttling between his father’s home and his maternal grandmother’s home. He was raised as a Roman Catholic and served as an alter boy. Martin began singing at the age of six and was inspired by his maternal grandfather who was a poet.