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Julio Iglesias

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Birthday
23, 1943
Birthplace
Madrid, Spain
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
Madrid, Spain

About

Iconic singer-songwriter who is one of the best-selling Hispanic artists of all-time. His most popular songs include "Me Olvide de Vivir," "De Niña a Mujer," "Baila Morena" and "Agua Dulce, Agua Salá."

Before Fame

He played goalkeeper for Real Madrid Castilla before suffering a serious injury in an automobile accident. He started playing guitar while hospitalized.

Trivia

In 1983, he was awarded the first and only diamond disc by the Guinness World Records for selling the most albums in the most languages in history (Spanish, English, Italian, Portuguese, French, Tagalog, among others). 

Family Life

He married Isabel Preysler on January 20, 1971. After their divorce in 1979, he married Miranda Rijnsburger on August 24, 2010. He has a total of nine children, including Latin pop singers Enrique Iglesias and Julio Iglesias Jr., and journalist Chabeli Iglesias

Associated With

In 1989, he made an appearance on the TV series The Golden Girls, playing the boyfriend of Estelle Getty's character Sophia Petrillo.