Ricky Martin

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Ricky Martin


Puerto Rico

Birth - Death

1971 -



Notable Achievements

Grammy Award


Latin Pop Singer. Founder of Ricky Martin Foundation, a charity that works to end human trafficking. Grammy Award for Best Album 'Vuelve' in 1999, and several Latin Grammy Awards. He has sold over 70 million albums and has had 95 platinum records, 6 #1 Billboard albums, 11 #1 hit songs, 2 American Music Awards, 6 Grammy Awards, 8 World Music Awards, 10 Billboard Music Awards, 8 MTV Music Video Awards, and concerts in more than 60 countries around the world. Former member of boy band Menudo (1980s). Author of his autobiography 'Me' (2010). Coach on the reality television series 'The Voice Australia' (2012-2015) and 'The Voice Mexico' (2014). Appeared in the television series 'The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story', for which he was nominated for an Emmy Award'. LGBTQ activist and supporter of equal marriage, having presented to the United Nations Homophobia Conference on the issue (2012). United Nations Goodwill Ambassador since 2003. Partner is artist Jwan Yosef.

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