Juan Ortiz, better known as Johnny O is an international artist singer born and raised in (Brooklyn, New York, 27 August). According to an interview, his father, who he never knew, was of Cuban descent and his mother was of Puerto Rican descent. He has released eight albums, most of which were top 40 pop hits. His most successful album was the self-titled album from 1988, which included such popular songs such as "Fantasy Girl", "Highways of Love" and "Memories". Later singles included a duet with label-mate Cynthia ("Dreamboy/Dreamgirl") and "Runaway Love". Johnny O resides with his family in Florida. He performs around the country several times throughout the year. He is currently signed to Bug City records. In 2002 he released the CD The Sounds of My Heart. In 2007, Johnny O. released Peace on Earth 2012, an album of mostly new material, with a couple of remakes mixed in. The album is a Christian album, but contains a variety of different types of dance songs. Johnny O is currently working with several up coming Producers and new upcoming recording artist and worship leaders on a Christian album that will be released in 2013.