Adalberto Javier Ramones Martínez is a Mexican television show host and comedian who is known for his comments on Mexican and international social life. Ramones was the host of a popular Mexican television show, Otro Rollo, which was produced by Televisa and televised in 53 other countries, including the United States, where the show was transmitted by Univision.BiographyRamones was born in Monterrey, Nuevo León. He suffered from heart disease for a long portion of his life, but after several operations, he managed to recover. Since 1998, Ramones is romantically involved with Gaby Valencia. Their first child, Paola Ramones, was born in 2001.In 2000, Ramones was victim of kidnapping one month before his wedding. His kidnappers locked him in a closet, blindfolded with his hands and feet bound. He lost 15.5 pounds during those seven days, only allowed to drink minimum water and constantly threatened by the criminal gang. Three chapters of his autobiography, to be published by "Planeta" publishing house, cover this kidnap episode.On October 10, 2002, he suffered an accident where he caught fire during the "Reto Burundis" in Otro Rollo.In February 2003, Ramones suffered burns to several parts of his body as he was shooting his show, requiring hospitalization. He had to wear glasses for some time after this.On July 30 of that year, American pop star Britney Spears sang at his show, and on September of that year, he led the La pesera del amor contest, where a man chose among a number of women to pick a future wife. Ramones promised the man and the contest winner that the show would pay for their wedding and he would broadcast it live. La pesera del amor was later kept as a regular feature and more contestants participated for the chance to meet someone.