He requested to meet Yosef without knowing what he looked like. "Then he was like, 'Yes.' I said, 'I want to spend my life with you,' and he was like, 'What is the question? ' That's it."Yosef was born in Ras al-Ayn to his Syrian-Kurdish father and his Armenian mother, and he identifies as a Syrian-born, Swedish man.Seven months later, the couple announced their engagement. that he was so nervous asking Yosef to marry him that he completely forgot to pop the question."I just had [the ring] in a little velvet pouch and instead of saying, 'Will you marry me? In 2014, he helped co-found London's Bomb Factory Art Foundation, where he still maintains a gallery space.Martin also become the father of two twin sons that were born to a surrogate in 2008.
He is an accomplished conceptual artist who has had solo exhibitions in both London and Stockholm, and names Neo Rauch, Gerhard Richter, Jaan Toomik as the major influences on his art.
Ricky revealed he had gotten engaged in November 2016 during an appearance on The Ellen De Generes Show, admitting his nerves at popping the question to Jwan after a year-long romance.
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 29: Artist Jwan Yosef (L) and singer Ricky Martin at the MOCA Gala 2017 honoring Jeff Koons at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA on April 29, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.
(Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images for MOCA)If you're a close friend of Ricky Martin just finding out from this headline that he's already married to Jwan Yosef, don't worry.
Superstar musician Ricky Martin announced Thursday that he and Jwan Yosef, his boyfriend of a year and nine months, were married."We exchanged vows," Martin told E!
, "and we've swear [sic] everything, and we've signed all the papers that we needed to sign, prenups and everything."The couple, Martin said, will celebrate their wedding with a "heavy party" in several months.
LIVIN’ LA VIDA LOCA singer Ricky Martin has announced he has wed his partner Jwan Yosef.
The 46-year-old star announced the happy news to E!
revealing that he popped the question to artist Jwan Yosef — his boyfriend of more than a year.
Martin, who is the father of 8-year-old twin sons Valentino and Matteo, split from Carlos Gonzalez Abella in 2014.
Yosef and Martin coordinated their dating announcement via Instagram, posting matching photos of themselves at the am FAR Inspiration Gala in Sao Paolo, Brazil on April 20, 2016.