5 Great Latino Celebrity Memoirs & Autobiographies

Victor Cruz just released his new memoir, Out of the Blue, which chronicles his life and struggle to get to where he is now – a Super Bowl champion and proud papi. To celebrate, we’re looking at some other books by notable Latinos. Are any of these on your reading list?

1. Memoirs: Ricky Martin

Me by Ricky Martin

Published just two years ago, the autobiography Me (Spanish-language title, Yo) was a New York Times Best Seller, and looked at Martin’s childhood, time in Menudo and coming to terms with his sexuality and fatherhood. A must-read!

$27, amazon.com

2. Memoirs: Martin Sheen, Emilio Estevez

Along the Way by Martin Sheen & Emilio Estevez

This dual memoir, by actor and legend Martin Sheen and his son (and fellow actor!) Emilio Estevez, gives the reader an in-depth look at their lives as father and son.  Bonus: it also includes behind-the-scenes stories from other notable actors and directors. So good!

$27, amazon.com

3. Memoirs: Emilio Estefan

The Rhythm of Success by Emilio Estefan

Producer and self-made entrepreneur Emilio Estefan tells the story of how he went from Cuban refugee to successful businessman. Part memoir, part life guide, this one is a definite page-turner.

$15, amazon.com


4. Memoirs: Thalia

Growing Stronger by Thalia

The pop diva and former telenovela actress opens up about the struggles of losing her father, her sister’s kidnapping and a battle with a life-altering disease. Guiding readers through a journey of understanding and forgiveness, the book makes us look at our own lives in a different light.

$15, amazon.com

5. Memoirs: Taboo

Fallin’ Up: My Story by Taboo (From the Black Eyed Peas)

Taboo, the award-winning performing artist and member of the Black Eyed Peas, penned his story of humble beginnings, looking at drug use, his personal relationships and the fame of the Black Eyed Peas. The story also gives small, personal glimpses into other notables in the music industry, including Sting and Bono.

$15, amazon.com