His first real experience with music was touring with his father throughout Latin America at the age of fifteen.
In 2017, Mau y Ricky were nominated for a Latin Grammy for Best New Artist. Their mega-hit "Mi Mala" went triple platinum in late 2018.
His full name is Ricardo Andrés. Born to Ricardo Montaner and Marlene Rodríguez Miranda, he has four siblings: Evaluna, Mau, Hector, and Alejandro. He was in a relationship with singer Sofia Reyes from 2015 to 2019.