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 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 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 2017, he married Jwan Yosef. He was previously in a relationship with Economist Carlos Gonzalez from 2011 to 2014. He has a pair of twin sons named Matteo and Valentino.
In 1994, he starred in the soap opera General Hospital with Anthony Geary.