10 Famous People Who Started Out in Groups

We miss the days when Romeo Santos was with Aventura! The "Odio" singer launched his musical career alongside three other incredibly talented artists, but he isn't the only one to have kicked off his rise to fame as part of a band. Here are 10 celebrities who got their start as part of a group:

1. Romeo Santos

Romeo Santos

Before the days of Formula Vol. 1 and 2, Romeo was part of everyone's favorite bachata group: Aventura!

2. Adrienne Bailon

Adrienne Bailon

In 1999, Adrienne made her musical career debut as a member of R&B girl group, 3LW. She had us singing along to "No More (Baby I'ma Do Right)" for days!

3. Thalia


In 1986, the Mexicana joined the group Timbiriche, which fellow singer Paulina Rubio was part of.

4. Ricky Martin

Ricky Martin

The Puerto Rican father of twins got his start in the music industry after joining Menudo as a young 13-year-old cutie in 1984.

5. Fergie


Before joining The Black Eyed Peas in 2003, Fergie was part of a girl group called Wild Orchid for roughly 10 years.

6. Paulina Rubio

Paulina Rubio

The blonde bombshell made her singing debut in 1982 when she was just 10-years-old, as part of the musical children's pop group Timbiriche.

7. Elvis Crespo

Elvis Crespo

The "Suavemente" singer first rose to fame after joining Grupo Mania in the 90's.

8. Dulce Maria

Dulce Maria

The 28-year-old got her start with Mexican music group K.I.D.S. before starting a group called D&D, and later eventually landing with RBD.

9. Maite Perroni

Maite Perroni

The "Vas a Querer Volver" singer got her start alongside Dulce Maria and Anahi with the popular band RBD.

10. Marco Antonio Solis

Marco Antonio Solis

The Mexican musician got his start as the lead singer and head songwriter for a group called Los Bukis.