Would you believe that Enrique Iglesias wasn’t suppose to follow in his father’s footsteps, the famous Latin singer Julio Iglesias? It was suppose to be his older brother, Julio Iglesias Jr. Good thing he didn’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 “Hello Dolly”.
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 “Rolling Stone “ Magazine’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 doesn’t wear a watch and hates getting up before 7 am.
Fact 12: He brushes his teeth five times a day.