Tico Torres is an American musician, entrepreneur, and artist, best known as the drummer, percussionist, and a songwriter of the Grammy Award-winning rock band Bon Jovi. Torres also sang lead vocals on a song on the box set 100,000,000 Bon Jovi Fans Can’t Be Wrong, as well as backing vocals on a couple of the early Bon Jovi tracks, notably “Born to Be My Baby” and “Love for Sale”. He was the original drummer for the glam rock band T. Roth and Another Pretty Face and played on their 1980 album Face Facts. Born Hector Samuel Juan Torres on October 7, 1953 in New York City, New York, to parents Emma and Hector Torres, he grew up in the Colonia section of Woodbridge Township, New Jersey. He has a sister Opi and brother Andrew. Torres was educated at John F. Kennedy Memorial High School in Iselin. He has been married to Maria Alejandra Marquez since September 23, 2001. Together they have a son, Hector Alexander Torres. He was previously married to Eva Herzigová.
Tico Torres Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 7 October 1953
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA
Birth Name: Hector Samuel Juan Torres
Nicknames: Tico, The Hit Man, T
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Occupation: Musician, Drummer, Artist, Entrepreneur
Race/Ethnicity: White (Cuban, Italian)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Tico Torres Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 159 lbs (Approx.)
Weight in Kilogram: 72 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 6¼”
Height in Meters: 1.68 m
Body Build/Type: Average
Shoe Size: 10 (US)
Tico Torres Family Details:
Father: Hector Torres
Mother: Emma Torres
Spouse/Wife: Maria Alejandra Marquez (m. 2001), Eva Herzigová (m. 1996–1998)
Children: Hector Alexander Torres (Son) (b. January 9, 2004)
Siblings: Opi Torres (Sister), Andrew Torres (Brother)
Tico Torres Education:
John F. Kennedy Memorial High School, Iselin
Music Groups: Bon Jovi, Franke and the Knockouts (1982–1984)
Tico Torres Facts:
*He was born on October 7, 1953 in New York City, New York, USA.
*He was a jazz fan as a youth and studied music with Joe Morello.
*He joined with Jon Bon Jovi in 1983
*He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Bon Jovi in 2018.
*He has a pilot’s license.
*He enjoys golfing, horseback riding, painting, and sculpting.
*Follow him on Facebook.