In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, we’re bringing you some profiles of some notable Latinos! And today, in honor of his birthday yesterday, we bring you a profile on one of the most successful Hispanic artists of all time — Julio Iglesias!
Julio Iglesias is a Spanish singer and songwriter who has sold over 300 million records worldwide in 14 languages and released 80 albums, and more than 2,600 gold and platinum records certified. According to Sony Music Entertainment, he is the best selling Latin music artist in history. Julio Iglesias was born on September 23, 1943 in Madrid. He is the son of Julio Iglesias, Sr., a doctor from Ourense, Spain who became one of the youngest gynecologists in the country, and Maria del Rosario de la Cueva y Perignat. Iglesias’ paternal ancestry comes from Galicia. Julio has eight children, including Julio Iglesias Jr. & of course Enrique Iglesias.
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