- At age 5, danced at quinceañeras (birthday parties for turning 15).
- Took lessons in Jeet Kune Do, a martial art, as a child.
- Once worked at Disneyland cleaning up after horses.
- Joined music group Black Eyed Peas in 1995.
- Made feature-film debut in the 2005 crime drama Dirty.
- Was a substance abuser until a car crash in 2007 resulted in jail time and prompted him to go into rehab for the addictions.
- In 2010 premiered a brand of footwear called Taboo Deltah 3008.
- Released his autobiography, Fallin' Up: My Story, in 2011.
- Has stated that acting, not music, is his main passion.