On the night of this April 30, the death of Ray Reyes at age 51, a former member of the famous group Menudo, confirmed the public relations expert Lidda García Acosta without giving details of the death, reported Publimeter.
According to his biography on the Wikipedia platform, Rey Reyes passed away as a result of a heart attack.
“With much regret, we notify the death of our great Ray Reyes, former Menudo, and member of the project ‘Súbete a Mi Moto Tou’. In this moment of pain, the family asks for space. We request prayer for their family, friends, and fans throughout the world, “he said in a press release.
According to information from the Puerto Rican media, the singer died at his residence in Levittown.
Through his Facebook account, the 51-year-old singer’s brother, Raúl Reyes, reported what happened with a small, but an emotional message.
His brother Raúl Reyes also confirmed the news through Facebook: “Dear friends, family, and fans, with enormous pain in my soul I inform you that my beloved brother Ray Reyes passed away. I beg you to give us the space to digest all this situation and please pray for our family, especially for my mother who is delicate. I also ask you never to forget his legacy.
Today more than ever we need to unite, never stop expressing the love and affection that you feel for your neighbor. This is one more teaching of the universe! “.
Reyes was in the group between 1983 and 1985, being part of the third generation in which he shared the stage with Johnny Lozada, Ricky Meléndez, Charlie Massó, Xavier Serbiá, and Roy Rosselló, among others.
Upon his departure from Menudo, he became an actor, radio host, and music producer.
Reyes promoted the project of the group El Reencuentro in 1998, made up of him and some of his former colleagues.
The ‘Get on my Súbete a mi moto’ tour had to be canceled in 2020, due to the coronavirus pandemic.
In August 2018, the singer suffered a severe blow when his ex-partner Roxana Rosario died of cancer: “Love of course transforms, Roxana was my partner for eight years, after that we both had our partners who accompany us now.
I promised her that I would never leave her alone. Over time, we only had a love of friends and that’s the only thing that matters, “he told Univision Entertainment.
A year later, in December 2019, Ray was the center of press attention when he was arrested while intoxicated in the municipality of Toa Baja in his native Puerto Rico.
The singer is survived by his children Marcos and Cecilia Reyes.
Who was Ray Reyes?
Ray Reyes León was a singer who was part of Menudo until 1985. During his time with the youth group, he was considered one of the best voices of the quintet. The late singer joined Menudo to take the place of Xavier Serbia. In 1986 he began his solo career.
Away from the stage, the singer born on March 13, 1970, entered the world of acting by starring in television series such as “El barco del amor”. In the seventh art, he starred in the movie “mi día de suerte.”
In his personal life, Ray Reyes León was married twice but both ended in divorce, with two children under his name: a son named Marcos and a daughter named Cecilia.