Desi Arnaz


Desi Arnaz Bio

Who is Desi Arnaz

Desiderio Alberto Arnaz y de Acha III was a Cuban-born American musician and actor. He is also known as writer, producer and television director.

Early Life (Childhood)

Desi Arnaz was born on March 2, 1917 in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba to Desiderio Alberto Arnaz II and his wife Dolores de Acha. His father was Santiago's youngest mayor and also served in the Cuban House of Representatives.

Interesting Facts

Arnaz was a heavy smoker ans used to smoke Cuban cigar. He was diagnosed with lung cancer in 1986 and died on December 2, 1986. He was popular and must have good sum of net worth.

Personal Life

Arnaz married Lucille Ball in 1940 and has two children: Lucie Arnaz (born 1951) and Desi Arnaz, Jr. (born 1953). They divorced in 1960. He married Edith Mack Hirsch on March 2, 1963.


Desi Arnaz has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame: one at 6301 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to motion pictures and one at 6250 Hollywood Boulevard for television.


Desi was a regular smoker and died due to lung cancer. He was unfaithful to his wife Ball and has a problem with alcohol and womanizing.