Latin pop singer known by the nickname El Potrillo, or The Colt, who has sold over thirty million albums over the course of his career.
He had a panic attack during his first performance in 1976. His first release was a self-titled album.
He originally only played traditional Mexican music, but has experienced more commercial success in the pop genre.
He has five children, Camila, America, Valentina, Emiliano and Alejandro Jr. He was married to America Guinart from 1992 to 1998 and Ximena Diaz from 1998 to 2004.
He recorded the 1998 album Christmas in Vienna with Placido Domingo.