After launching his solo career in 1991, the Puerto Rican pop star gained widespread success for his eponymous debut album and the hit song "Livin' La Vida Loca."
He has released over five #1 hit Billboard albums and sold over 70 million albums, which include Almas del Silencio in 2003 and Life in 2005.
In 1994 he starred in the soap opera General Hospital with Anthony Geary.
He began his acting career in advertisements for soft drinks and fast food on Puerto Rican television and started his music career in the boy band Menudo.
He was in a relationship with economist Carlos Gonzalez from 2011 to 2014. He has a pair of twin sons named Matteo and Valentino.
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