Enrique Iglesias

Enrique Iglesias

Pop Singer

Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler is a Spanish singer and songwriter. He started his recording career in the mid-1990s on the Mexican indie label Fonovisa and became the bestselling Spanish-language act of the decade.

Full Name
Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler
May 8, 1975
6′ 2″
Net Worth


Enrique Iglesias is a Spanish-born pop singer, songwriter and actor born on May 8, 1975 in Madrid, Spain. His zodiac sign is Taurus and his ethnicity is Spanish. Enrique was born to Julio Iglesias Sr., a well-known Spanish singer, and Isabel Preysler, a Filipina journalist. He has two older siblings: Chabeli and Julio Jr. 

Enrique began his career as a singer in 1995 with the release of his first album “Enrique Iglesias” which spawned the hit single “Si Tú Te Vas”. This album would go on to become one of the most successful Latin albums of all time selling over 10 million copies worldwide. He went on to release several more albums over the next decade including “Cosas del Amor” in 1998, “Vivir” in 2001 and “7” in 2003. 

In 2007 he released an English-language album entitled “Insomniac” which spawned the hit singles “Do You Know? (The Ping Pong Song)” and “Somebody's Me”. The success of this album propelled Enrique into international stardom and made him one of the biggest Latin pop stars in the world. Since then he has gone on to release several more albums including “Euphoria” in 2010, “Sex and Love” in 2014, and “Enrique Iglesias: Greatest Hits” in 2016.

In addition to his music career, Enrique has also acted in films such as 'Once Upon a Time In Mexico' and 'El Cantante'. He has also earned several awards including 8 Billboard Music Awards, 7 Latin Grammy Awards, 5 World Music Awards and 3 American Music Awards.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1975</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Enrique Iglesias is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On May 8, 1975, Enrique Iglesias was born in Madrid, Spain.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1995</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut Album Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Iglesias released his debut album titled “Enrique Iglesias”.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1997</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Wins Latin Grammy for Best Pop Vocal Album</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Iglesias wins the Latin Grammy for Best Pop Vocal Album for his second album Vivir.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2001</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">"Hero" Becomes International Hit</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Iglesias' single "Hero" becomes an international hit and earns him a Grammy nomination.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2007</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Spanish Language Album</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Iglesias released the Spanish language album 95/08 Exitos, which earned him a Latin Grammy Award.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2014</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Receives Lifetime Achievement Award</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Iglesias receives the Lifetime Achievement Award at the BMI Latin Awards.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases New Single “El Bano”</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Iglesias releases his new single “El Bano”, which quickly become a global hit.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> His Music</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Enrique Iglesias has been making great pop music since the 90s. His songs are catchy and uplifting, full of energy and emotion. He is also known for producing hits in both Spanish and English languages.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> His Charitable Work</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Enrique Iglesias takes his work seriously and has a strong commitment to giving back to the community. He has donated millions of dollars to charitable organizations around the world, including UNICEF and the Special Olympics.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> His Personality</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Enrique Iglesias is an upbeat, passionate person who loves interacting with fans and sharing stories of his life experiences. He is always willing to talk about his music, his philanthropy work, and his passion for helping others.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Grandson of Julio Iglesias</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Enrique Iglesias is the grandson of renowned Spanish singer Julio Iglesias.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Started his Music Career in Secret</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Enrique Iglesias started his music career in secret without his family knowing. He released his first album anonymously under the stage name 'Enrique Martinez'.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Has a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Enrique Iglesias has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his musical accomplishments.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Won the Guinness World Record for Most Listeners of a Spotify Show</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Enrique Iglesias won the Guinness World Record for Most Listeners of a Spotify Show with over 47 million listeners.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Received Award from the Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Enrique Iglesias received an award from the Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation in recognition of his contributions to Latin music.</p></div>


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