Born In: Madrid, Spain
Julio José Iglesias de la Cueva, popularly known as Julio Iglesias, is a Spanish singer-songwriter. He is one of the most popular Latin singers of the 70s and 80s. He gained worldwide recognition by singing in a number of languages in his trademark style. His father was a well-known doctor and he was studying to become a lawyer when an automobile accident changed his destiny and brought out the natural talent in him after he was presented a guitar while he was recovering from his injuries. Today, he has among the maximum number of hits and has performed with legends like Willie Nelson and Dolly Parton. He has won a Grammy for Best Performance in Latin Pop for his album ‘Un Hombre Solo’ and has been honoured by a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He was previously married to Filipino journalist and television host, Maria Isabel Preysler Arrastia, whom he divorced and later married the Dutch model Miranda Rijnsburger. His son Enrique followed his footsteps to become a singer. His daughter Chebeli Iglesias is also a singer and producer.
Also Known As: Julio José Iglesias de la Cueva
Spouse/Ex-: Isabel Preysler
father: Julio Iglesias Sr.
mother: Maria del Rosario de la Cueva y Perignat
Born Country: Spain
Notable Alumni: CEU San Pablo University
Ancestry: Spanish American, Puerto Rican Spanish
City: Madrid, Spain
education: CEU San Pablo University
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