World Music Singer

Birthday June 28, 1968

Birth Sign Cancer

Birthplace Rio Piedras, PR

Age 55 years old

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Renowned Puerto Rican singer-songwriter, dancer and actor who's sold more than 50 million records worldwide. He's known for hits such as "Fiesta en América," "Tiempo de Vals," "Provócame," "Salomé," "Y Tú Te Vas" and "Torero." 

Before Fame

He auditioned for the group Menudo but was not selected. The producers said that he was too young at the time.


He starred in the 1998 film Dance with Me opposite Vanessa Williams and he's appeared in 10 telenovelas across Latin America. His 1989 Pepsi commercial was the first Spanish spot to be broadcasted to the entire US. 

Family Life

His real name is Elmer Figueroa Arce. He married former Venezuelan beauty queen Marilisa Maronesse and they have two children named Isadora and Lorenzo.

Associated With

In 2012, he embarked on a tour with Marc Anthony and Marco Antonio Solís called GIGANT3S.