Ricardo Arjona - The Most Famous Guatemalan

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  • Ricardo Arjona is Born!

    Ricardo Arjona is Born!
    Ricardo Arjona (full name Edgar Ricardo Arjona Morales) is born in the suburb of the beautiful Guatemalan city of Antigua, Jocotenango. His parents are Ricardo Arjona Moscoso and Mimi Morales de Arjona.
  • Ricardo Learns to Play the Guitar.

    Ricardo Learns to Play the Guitar.
    Ricardo is taught how to play the guitar at age eight by his father. He later accredits this to his fame.
  • Ricardo Releases His First Album.

    Ricardo Releases His First Album.
    Ricardo Arjona releases his first album. The album becomes only a moderate success, and he later reveals to have hated the style of music that the album contained.
  • Ricardo Gains Success with His Sophmore Album!

    Ricardo Gains Success with His Sophmore Album!
    Ricardo releases his second album entitled "Jesus, Verbo No Sustantivo" which becomes a success and later becomes one of the bestselling albums in Central America.
  • Ricardo Gains Even More Fame.

    Ricardo Gains Even More Fame.
    Ricardo signs with Sony Music to release his 3rd album which is pretty successful. Then Ricardo releases his fourth album "Animal Nocturno" which catapults him to fame, and goes 2x platinum in the United States alone.
  • Ricardo Sells Millions of Copies of His 5th Album!

    Ricardo Sells Millions of Copies of His 5th Album!
    Ricardo Arjona releases his 5th album "Historias" which goes Diamond in two countries, and 4xPlatinum in the United States, while also going platinum in many other countries.
  • Ricardo Arjona Accused of Orchestrating the September 11th Attacks!

    Ricardo Arjona Accused of Orchestrating the September 11th Attacks!
    After several hit albums Ricardo Arjona is approached by the FBI because of his song "Mesias" which is about terrorist attacks like the September 11th attacks, which he releases months before. An investigation is launched but yields no results.
  • Ricardo Goes On His First World Tour!

    Ricardo Goes On His First World Tour!
    One of Ricardo's Most Famous Songs Live. After even more success Ricardo Arjona goes on his first world tour for his successful album "Adentro".
  • Ricardo Wins a Grammy!

    Ricardo Wins a Grammy!
    Ricardo wins a Grammy for his tenth album "Adentro". The album wins "Best Latin Pop Album".
  • Ricardo Becomes the First Person to Ever Sell Out Guatemala's Biggest Stadium Twice in A Row!

    Ricardo Becomes the First Person to Ever Sell Out Guatemala's Biggest Stadium Twice in A Row!
    Short Footage of the Crowd Ricardo sells out San Mateo Stadium (which can hold about 40,000 people) twice in a row during his third world tour becoming the first person to ever achieve that feat.
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    Childhood in Antigua

    Ricardo Arjona moves to Guatemala City at age three and lives most of his childhood there. As a child he learns to play several instruments and as a teenager he is very rebelious, but never lets go of his passion for music.
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    Ricardo Arjona becomes a basketball star.

    Ricardo Arjona becomes a very talented basketball player, who even tours with the Guatemalan national team, and holds many prestigious Guatemalan records.