Born in the U.S. but raised in Zacatecas, Mexico, son of recording legendsand , was influenced and supported by his parents to start singing. He reached the stage for the first time at the age of three, performing at New York’s Madison Square Garden two years later. After saving money, decided to buy a drum set to get involved in rock music, inspired by progressive groups such as and . Nevertheless, while leaving his teenage years behind, he turned to tejano once again, mixing the traditional style with his modern pop influences and becoming a strong identity in the Latin scene, in addition to developing a successful acting career. Among his biggest albums are 1998’s , which spent nearly a year on the Latin and Mexican charts, 1999’s , which won him a Grammy for Best Mexican-American/Tejano Music Performance, 2003’s , 2004’s , and 2005’s .