Desiderio Alberto Arnaz y de Acha III is best known as Desi Arnaz or Desi Arnaz, Sr. who was born on March 2, 1917 in Santiago de Cuba and his death was on December 2, 1986. His height is 1.82m and his ethnicity is Cuban. He was a Cuban born American actor; musician, television producer, writer and a director who is best remembered for his role as ‘Ricky Ricardo’ in an American television series called “I love Lucy”. His father was the youngest mayor of Santiago and also served in the Cuban House of Representatives.
According to him, in his biography “A Book”, the family owned three ranches, a palatial house and a vacation mansion on a private island in Santiago Bay located in Cuba. He was jailed and all of his property was confiscated following the 1933 Cuban Revolution and released after six months of jail. He starred in “Too Many Girls” on Broadway in the year 1939. The next year, he went to Hollywood and appeared in the movie “RKO”.
He also appeared in several movies in the 1940s and received a draft notice but injured his knee before reporting. He completed his recruit training but was again classified in the United States Army during World War II. He was also involved to direct ‘United Service Organization’ at a military hospital. After being discharged from the United States army, he formed another orchestra, which was successful in live recordings and appearances. He also sang for troops in Birmingham Hospital and hired his childhood friend, Marco Rizo to play piano and also for orchestra. He worked in the premiere of “I Love Lucy” on October 15, 1951 in which he played the role of fiction version of himself. He founded Desilu productions with Ball.
Arnaz married his girlfriend, Ball after dating for a long time but convinced that Arnaz was unfaithful with her and the marriage failed for divorce in September 1944. The couple had two children, Lucie Arnaz who was born on 1951 and Desi Arnaz Jr. who was born on 1953. Their marriage with Ball began to end under the strain of Arnaz’s increasing problems of alcohol and womanizing. He married his second wife on March 2, 1963 and his show business activities reduced. He worked as executive producer of “The Mothers-In-Law” and in these two years, made appearances for four times as a Spanish matador. But his wife, Edith died in 1985. He was not a gay.
He has an estimated net worth of $40 million dollars. He earned his net worth with his net worth with his inspiring books, his TV shows and his music. His musical career has always been his one of the main sources of his net worth. When he was just 12, he learned to play drums. He has a huge fan following in his social networking sites like Facebook, twitter and Instagram. His fans love his works in acting as well as music. He has always been the king of hearts of his followers. His fans always prioritize his musical biography and his wiki.