Enrique Iglesias Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 30 Jan, 2018
Facts of Enrique Iglesias
Date of Birth: 1975 , May-8
Age: 43 years old
Birth Nation: England
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Name Enrique Iglesias
Birth Name Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler
Father Julio Iglesias
Mother Isabel Preysler
Nationality Spanish
Birth Place/City Madrid
Ethnicity White
Profession Record producer
Net Worth $ 85 million
Eye Color Dark-Brown
Hair Color Dark-Brown
Weight in KG 84 kg
Married Yes
Married to Anna Kournikova
Children N/A
Education University of Miami
Awards Latin Grammy Award for Song of the Year
TV Show The Voice
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Synopsis

Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler, a Spanish singer-songwriter and actor, is widely regarded as the King of Latin Pop. He is an award-winning artist who has won 235 awards as of 2017. He is one of the best-selling recording artists of all time.

Currently, he is touring with fellow singer Pitbull. He has also appeared in various movies and television series including How I Met Your Mother, Two and a Half Man and The X Factor. He has released 11 albums till now. He released his 11th album titled Sex and Love (2014).  

Early Life and Education

Enrique Iglesias was born as Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler in Madrid, Spain. Currently, he is living in Miami, Florida, United States. He was born on 8 May 1975 in Madrid, Spain. 

Professionally, he is considered as a king of Latin Pop and he is within the music industry from the year 1994. He is also a record producer by his profession. He is the youngest child of his family and he is the son of famous Spanish singer whose name is Julio Iglesias.

As well as his mother name is Isabel Preysler who is also a socialite as well as a journalist within the magazine. Neile Adams who is the popular actress is the aunt by the relation of Isabel as well as she is also the very first wife of the popular actor of town belonging from the American nationality named as Steve McQueen.

Right after Enrique parents had a divorce, he was brought up under the supervision of his grandparents during the year 1979. Later on him along with the 2 siblings as the children of his parents were brought up under the supervision of his mother.

Career

His interest in the music industry got established right after he joined Gulliver Preparatory School. He used to sing within the mass in the programs conducted within the school and later on joining the University of Miami with the major subject in business was the end of his study and start of his musical career.

His father was never known about his plans upon the music industry made by him was a big surprise to his family.

Enrique started his music career in the mid-1990s. In July 1995, he released debut studio album, Enrique Iglesias- a collection of light rock ballads. The album sold half a million copies in its first week and sold over a million copies in next three months. 
In 1997, she released his second studio album, Vivir. His three singles from this album topped the Latin Singles Chart as well those in several Spanish-speaking countries. He was also nominated for American Music Awards alongside his father and Luis Miguel in the first-ever awarded category of Favorite Latin Artist. He lost out to his father but performed his songs at the event. 
 

Personal Life

Enrique is an unmarried man. He is dating tennis player Anna Kournikova for a long time. The duo has been dating since 2001. But, they kept their affair mostly out of the spotlight for few years. They have on and off relationships. 

They allegedly separated from each other in October 2013, but the couple did not speak about it. In 2016, Anna shared Enrique and her younger brother pictures on her Instagram. 

Enrique and his partner Anna Kournikova welcomed twins- a boy Nicholas and a Lucy on 16, December 2017 at South Miami Hospital. The duo kept their pregnancy secret, according to People. 

Net Worth, Body Measurements & Charities

Enrique's current net worth is $85 million. He earns huge amount of money from his songs, tours and brand endorsements. He currently resides in Miami, Florida with his partner. In 2013, he bought the lavish mansion for $26 million.

Enrique has a private jet which cost around $40 million. He drives a lavish car of BMW X3, which current market value is between ($32,950-62,000). Enrique is 6 feet 2 inches in tall. 

Enrique Iglesias has involved in several charities works and movements. Iglesias has also supported in various organizations including City of Hope, Habitat for Humanity, Live Earth and Love Hope Strength.  

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