- NAME: Enrique Iglesias
- OCCUPATION: Model, Songwriter, Singer
- BIRTH DATE: May 08, 1975 (Age: 38)
- EDUCATION: Gulliver Private School, University of Miami
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Madrid, Spain
- Full Name: Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler
- AKA: Enrique Iglesias
- Nickname: "The King of Latin Pop"
- Nickname: "The King of Dance"
- ZODIAC SIGN: Taurus
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Enrique Iglesias is a Spanish singer known for several hit songs, including "Bailamos," "Rhythm Divine," "Be With You," "Escape" and "Hero." He is the son of Spanish singer Julio Iglesias.
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1 hit on the U.S. charts and was featured in the popular film Wild Wild West, starring actor Will Smith. Iglesias met with even greater success three years later, when he released his first all-English record, Enrique (2000), including the songs "Rhythm Divine" and "Be With You."
Just when it seemed like Iglesias's career had hit its peak of success,
the singer-songwriter released his most successful album to date: Escape (2001). Iglesias co-wrote the album (his second English record), which includes the incredibly popular songs "Escape," "Maybe," "Don't Turn Off The Lights" and "Hero."
Following Escape's success, Iglesias went on to release several other recordings, including the 2003 album 7; 2007's Insomniac, including the popular song "Push"; and 2010's Euphoria, which includes the singles "I Like It" and "Ayer." By early 2012, Iglesias had sold more than 40 million albums worldwide.
Tall and good-looking, with an air of coolness that sets him apart from his father, Iglesias has always been careful to maintain an artistic separation from his famous dad. Rumors have also circulated that that two men aren't close, but Julio has always maintained he's proud of his son. "What has happened to him is sensational," he has said. "Parents hope for great things for their children, but how do you imagine such success?"
Indeed, in the years since he first came on to the scene, Iglesias has achieved international stardom that in many ways rivals his father's career. Billboard has even gone so far as to label him "The King of Latin Pop" and "The King of Dance."
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