New York Condo
Ricky Martin bought a condo apartment valued at $5.9 million in November 2012. Though, the original listed price of the apartment was $6.5 million but Martin managed to land a good bargain and saved close to a half a million bucks in the process. The pop star was on the lookout for a new home ever since after selling off his $16.5 million Miami home last year. The new home will serve as the family residence for Ricky, his two sons and boyfriend Carlos González Abella. The interiors have been designed by famed interior decorator Peter Marino.
Location: Martin’s new home is situated in the 170 East End Avenue building in the upscale Upper East Side neighborhood of New York City.
Accommodation: The apartment offers 3,150 square feet of living space and comes equipped with four bedrooms, living room, dining area, an eat-in kitchen equipped with state-of-the-art electronic appliances and four bathrooms. The basement garage allows Ricky to park two cars simultaneously. The house offers great views of the New York skyline.
Features: The expensive apartment comes loaded with several shared luxury amenities like a fitness center, Pilates room, squash court, library, movie theater, golf simulator, children’s playroom and yoga studio. A powerful centralized air conditioner has been installed inside the house. The kitchen boasts of expensive marble flooring along with Swiss quartzite counters. There is also a windowed mudroom that can easily double up as an office space. Costly modern furniture decorates most of the rooms of the house and the master bathroom has been equipped with a Jacuzzi.
Neighborhood: A-list celebrities including noted filmmaker Woody Allen, pop diva’s Mariah Carey, Madonna and business magnate Michael Bloomberg own residences in close proximity to Martin’s condo apartment.
The kitchen hall
The Family room
The master suite
Yo Amo America Campaign
I Love America (Yo Amo America) is a campaign of the Inter-American Development Bank that promotes policies and services in strategic areas for development, through artists recognized in the region. Started in 1959, Ricky Martin and Juan Luis Guerra are the brand ambassadors of the inter-American Development bank supporting the campaign in fields like birth registry and gaining access to financial information. The main aim of the IDB is to promote services and policies in critical areas for development.
Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes
The singer actively supports Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes by giving donations. The organization runs one of the biggest diabetes programs in specializing type 1 diabetes research globally. The center has world class facilities including the clinical diabetes care providing to 80%diabetic children in Colorado and thousands of adults within the region receive local and inter-national aid referrals.
Ricky Martin and number of celebrities supports ALAS charity including world's richest man, Carlos Slim Helu.
Martin is actively involved in supporting the charity “ALAS” by helping millions of children in Latin America facing social stigma to achieve their full capability. The organization's main mission is to provide extensive educational programs and standard “Early Childhood Development” to promote improvement in the public policies of governments.
Ricky Martin Foundation
Through his ongoing philanthropic endeavors in conjunction with his own Ricky Martin Foundation, Ricky Martin continues to be one of Habitat for Humanity's most visible supporters. Martin’s relationship with the organization began in early 2005, when the Ricky Martin Foundation partnered with Habitat for Humanity to build 224 homes in Thailand in response to the Asian tsunami in Dec. 2004. The organization basically promotes the well-being of children world-wide in important fields like education, health and social justice. The principal goal is to abolish child exploitation to secure their own future and give them a more fulfilling life.
Ugg Classic Short Boots
Ricky Martin loves wearing these boots has been seen donning them frequently. They are Australia’s famous unisex sheepskin boots and feature double-faced genuine leather for superior comfort along with intricate craftsmanship in the heels and raw seams covering the ankle around mid-calf.
Peg Perego Tender Twin Stroller
This Latino singer has been spotted numerous times putting his twins in this all-weather proof twin stroller on his outings. The Peg Perego Tender Twin Stroller features locking wheels, recliner padded seats, 5- harness seat locks, buckle system, foot adjustable double-rear parking brake, all wheel suspension and height adjustment.