December 24, 1971 in San Juan
San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico
For other uses, see Ricky Martin (disambiguation). This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Martín and the second or maternal family name is Morales. Enrique Martín Morales (born December 24, 1971), commonly known as Ricky Martin, is a Puerto Rican singer, actor, and author. Martin began his career at age twelve with the all-boy pop group Menudo. After five years with the group, he released several Spanish-language solo albums throughout the 1990s. He also acted on stage and on TV in Mexico, becoming a modest star in the country.