Desi Arnaz Cuban-American musician

Desi Arnaz is a 69 years old Cuban-American musician from Santiago de Cuba. Desi Arnaz was born on March 02, 1917 (died on December 02, 1986, he was 69 years old) in Santiago de Cuba as Desiderio Alberto Arnaz y de Acha III. His nickname was Arnaz y de Acha III Desiderio Alberto.

Desi Arnaz



Desiderio Alberto Arnaz y de Acha III better known as Desi Arnaz was a Cuban-born American musician actor and television producer. He is best known for his role as Ricky Ricardo on the American TV series I Love Lucy starring with Lucille Ball to whom he was married at the time. Arnaz was also internationally renowned for leading his Latin music band the Desi Arnaz Orchestra.
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His real name:
Birth name of Desi Arnaz is Desiderio Alberto Arnaz y de Acha III
Is Desi Arnaz still alive?

No, he died on 12/02/1986, 35 years ago. He was 69 years old when he died. Cause of death: lung cancer. He died in Del Mar


His father Desiderio Alberto Arnaz II and Desiderio Alberto Arnaz II was 22 years old when Desi born. His father was a Member of Cuban House of Representatives and father of Desi Arnaz.


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Mother: (?)
Desiderio Alberto Arnaz II
Father: Desiderio Alberto Arnaz II


Lucille Ball

Lucille Ball, American Actress

He married with Lucille Ball (77), in 1940. Desi Arnaz was 22 and Lucille Ball was 28 years old. After 20 years, they break up in 1960.


He had two children, Lucie (70, Actress) and Desi (69, actor musician) . When his first child, Lucie Arnaz, was born, Desi Arnaz was 34 years old.

Desi Arnaz net worth

He had a net worth of 20 million dollars.


Desi Arnaz Albums (24)

There are 24 albums of Desi Arnaz.

His last album Dance La Conga released 1 year 11 months ago. When Dance La Conga released, he was 103 years old. This album contains 8 tracks

His first album Vintage Cuba No. 156 - EP: Babalu' released 68 years ago, he was 37 years old when this album released. There were 8 songs in this album.

Dance La Conga
Dance La Conga
In Santiago Chile
In Santiago Chile
La Cumparsita
La Cumparsita

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Desi Arnaz Movies (25)

There are 25 movies of Desi Arnaz.

His first feature film was TV in Black: The First Fifty Years (2004). He was 86 when he starred in this movie. Since 2004, he has appeared in 25 feature films. The last one is Salsa (1976). .

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Desi Arnaz movie characters

The names of the characters/jobs in the films he starred in are as follows:

Desi Arnaz TV Shows (24)

His first TV Show was The Ed Sullivan Show (1948).

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Awards (2)

Awarded World War II Victory Medal , awarded American Campaign Medal ,


He graduated from Saint Leo University

What was Desi's zodiac sign?

Desi Arnaz zodiac sign was pisces.

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