Ricky Martin Welcomes Twins
Thirty-six year old Latin heart throb and singer, Ricky Martin (Enrique Martin Morales) is the latest celebrity to become a parent since the start of the year. However, not only is he a new father, he is father to twins. According to information published online, the babies, twin boys, were conceived by a surrogate mother.
According to a statement from the singer, ??the children, delivered via gestational surrogacy, are healthy and already under Ricky?s fulltime care.? Martin will reportedly be spending the next few months being a fulltime dad and will be avoiding too much public attention. Additional information about the mother or the babies was not available.
Like Martin, Clay Aiken of American Idol fame, also had his first child recently by a surrogate mother. However, Aiken named his friend, 50-year old Jaymes Foster as the mother of his son, Parker Foster Aiken.
The Latin singer rose to fame as a member of the popular boy band, Menudo. Martin pursued a solo career and hit pay dirt with his 1999 hit Living La Vida Loca.
Congrats, Ricky Martin.