Enrique Iglesias

Enrique Iglesias was born on May 8, 1975 in Madrid, although he lived in Miami since he was seven years old.The youngest of the three children of the famous Spanish singer Julio Iglesias and the socialite Isabel Preysler, a Filipino of Spanish descent. Isabel’s aunt is actress Neile Adams, first wife of American actor Steve McQueen.Her parents divorced in 1979. He grew up with his brothers Chabeli and Julio, but in 1986, his grandfather, Dr. Julio Iglesias Puga, was kidnapped by the terrorist group ETA, and for his safety, Enrique and his brother went to live with his father in Miami, where they had Elvira Olivares as a nanny, to whom he would later dedicate his first album. She also lived in Belgrade for a year with her mother.He attended the prestigious Gulliver High School, and later studied Business Administration at the University of Miami. After dropping out of college, he traveled to Toronto to record his songs.At the age of 20 he made his debut with the release of his first album: Enrique Iglesias, which achieved six great hits with Si tú te vas, No llores por mí. Trapecista, Por amarte, Experiencia religiosa and Muñeca cruel. In 1997 Vivir was released and began a world tour of 78 concerts attended in total by more than 700,000 people.Two years later, Cosas del amor appears, where six of the themes are composed by himself. He was followed by Bailamos, a song recorded in English. In 1996 he received the Grammy award for best Latin artist, and was nominated for the same award a year later.In 1999 he signed with Interscope and Universal Music Latino, owned by Universal Music, to release records in Spanish. In 2010, he separated from Interscope and signed with the Universal Republic label. They go from the twenty tracks of his that reached #1 on the Billboard Hot Latin Tracks charts. The Supernova sold more than 60 million albums in English and Spanish.On February 20, 2000, he starred in an incident at the XLI International Song Festival of Viña del Mar when he launched the Silver Seagull to the public, injuring two people. he underwent surgery in 2003 to remove a circular mole on the right side of his face. on June 12, 2007, his fourth album was published in English and the eighth of his career: Insomniac.On July 5, 2010, Enrique released the album Euphoria by Universal Music and Republic Records in the UK and internationally and on July 6, 2010 in the USA. His album was in its first two weeks of No. 1 release in sales in Spain, Mexico and other countries. He also managed to position it in the Top 10 of the best selling lists in many countries.On January 29, 2014, he announced the title of his tenth studio album: Sex and Love. It was released on March 14, 2014. The album includes songs with guests like Pitbull, Kylie Minogue or Jennifer Lopez among others. His song, Bailando, was the most listened to in Mexico and Spain.In May 2015, he suffered an accident in Tijuana (Mexico) when he made a cut in several fingers of his right hand with a drone that he grabbed during one of his performances. The incident took place in the bullring of Playas, where he was giving one of his concerts as part of the Sex & Love world tour.Seller of millions of albums worldwide, he became one of the most successful Latin artists. Surpassing more than 150 number one on Billboard’s charts, he became the best-selling Latin artist in the UK and the best-selling international artist in India.In 2015, he left Universal Music Group and signed with Sony Music.In May 2015, he suffered an accident in Tijuana (Mexico) when he made a cut in several fingers of his right hand with a drone that he grabbed during one of his performances. The incident took place in the bullring of Playas, where he was giving one of his concerts as part of the Sex & Love world tour.Seller of millions of albums worldwide, he became one of the most successful Latin artists. Surpassing more than 150 number one on Billboard’s charts, he became the best-selling Latin artist in the UK and the best-selling international artist in India.In 2015, he left Universal Music Group and signed with Sony Music.In August 2014, he launched a fragrance called Adrenaline by Enrique Iglesias, and since the end of 2001 he has been in contact with tennis player Anna Kúrnikova, whom he met while filming his video Escape. On December 16, 2017, they were the parents of twins, whom they called Lucy and Nicholas. The birth took place at the exclusive South Miami Hospital.

Discography

Enrique Iglesias (1995)

Vivir (1997)

Cosas del Amor (1998)

Enrique (1999)

Escape (2001)

Quizás (2002)

7 (2003)

Insomniac (2007)

Euphoria (2010)

Sex and Love (2014)