Would you believe that Enrique Iglesias wasnâ€™t suppose to follow in his fatherâ€™s footsteps, the famous Latin singer Julio Iglesias? It was suppose to be his older brother, Julio Iglesias Jr. Good thing he didnâ€™t listen because Enrique is now one of the most successful Spanish singers in the world. Here are twelve interesting facts about the Latin pop sensation Enrique Iglesias.
Fact 1: Enrique was born on May 8, 1975 in Madrid Spain, making him a Taurus. He is six feet and four inches tall with a size 10 shoe.
Fact 2: He is popular Spanish singer/songwriter who has sold over 100 million records worldwide.
Fact 3: He used to practice his singing without his parents knowing.
Fact 4: Enrique made his singing debut during a production of the musical farce â€œHello Dollyâ€.
Fact 5: He is the son of the famous singer Julio Iglesias. He has an older brother named Julio Iglesias Jr. and a sister named Chabeli Iglesias.
Fact 6: On December 15, 2002, he appeared on the cover of â€œRolling Stone â€œ Magazineâ€™s Spanish cover.
Fact 7: When he was 9, someone kidnapped his grandfather. Luckily, the old man was found safe and healthy some time later.
Fact 8: He has produced sixteen #1 songs and is the first Latin artist to have the most hit singles on the Latin Billboard Charts.
Fact 9: Enrique had a mole removed from his right cheek. It was his trademark but a doctor advised him that it could be cancerous.
Fact 10: His two dogs, a Golden Retriever and a German Shepard, are named Grammy and Lucas.
Fact 11: He doesnâ€™t wear a watch and hates getting up before 7 am.
Fact 12: He brushes his teeth five times a day.