In the last few weeks, reports surfaced that the Livin' la Vida Loca singer had begun a romance with Jwan Yosef after they were spotted hanging out in New York City and Tokyo together.
But over the weekend, the handsome couple made their official public debut in front of the flashing lights of photographers on the red carpet of the 2016 amfAR Inspiration Gala in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in which Ricky was performing.
Taking to Instagram to show off his new man, 44-year-old Ricky uploaded a dashing picture with the 32-year-old from the AIDS Research event with the simple yet self-explanatory caption, “Yup”.
Over 8,000 comments have been left behind on the photo, with sentiments of praise of adoration making up the majority.
Jwan posted a similar picture to his 41,000 followers with the caption: “We cleaned up good.”
Ricky’s handsome new beau was born in Syria and raised in Sweden, but he now works out of a studio complex in North London.
His website shows off an extensive creative career, in which he studied over seven years in three different art schools all over Europe.
"I’ve always painted," he told Metal of his creative practice in 2014. "It’s always come naturally to me. It was an obvious step for me from an early age."
"However, it is not just something you become overnight but more so evolve and work yourself into over time."
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After years of speculation over his sexual orientation, Ricky came out publicly in 2010 with an official announcement on his website.
"These years in silence and reflection made me stronger and reminded me that acceptance has to come from within, and that this kind of truth gives me the power to conquer emotions I didn't even know existed."
“I am proud to say that I am a fortunate homosexual man. I am very blessed to be who I am.”
Following an emotional interview on The Oprah Winfrey Show in which he announced that he was in a relationship, the hitmaker went on to date economist Carlos Gonzalez-Abella until their split in 2014.
And now it seems that two years on, Ricky has found happiness with the Syrian-born artist.
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