Enrique Iglesias - a bright pop singer who has managed over the years to achieve creativity overwhelming success in North America and beyond. Girls all over the world go crazy for him, his albums sold in huge circulations, and the performances are always a huge success. Looking at this imposing Latino, sometimes it seems that he has achieved in his life absolutely everything. But is it really? To understand this, we will try tracing the life and career of one of the most popular Latin American artists of our time.

The future famous singer who was born in 1975 into a family that is remarkable by several outstanding personalities. So, our today's hero father was a famous Spanish singer Julio Iglesias, to talk about the details which probably makes no sense. It is quite another mother Enrique - Isabel Preisler known Filipino TV host, has made a name for himself in the western journalism and became famous as a model.

Family Julio and Isabel for a long time was absolutely happy, but because of the busy schedule of both spouses in 1978, the Union is still broke. Enrique, along with an older sister and brother stayed in Madrid, where his mother worked. Father, in turn, moved to Miami, where he lived in the future. Some time later the son of renowned artist's happened another shock - the ETA terrorists was captured by the grandfather of today's hero. Then we began to receive threats and address other members of a wealthy family. Not wanting to risk the lives of their children, Isabel Preisler took the children and went to her ex-husband in Miami. Here Enrique began attending a prestigious private school, as well as plans for future careers. At sixteen, our today's hero was first started writing their own songs, which later played with his older brother. Enrique dreamed of the big stage, but his father held a completely different opinion. Julio Iglesias wanted his son to pursue a career in business and did not repeat the mistakes that once made himself. For this reason, a well-known Spanish singer insisted that both his youngest son enrolled at the University of Miami. Enrique did so, however, his plans for the conquest of pop scene did not leave.

Very soon the young talented singer noticed the manager who suggested the future idol of millions of girls to record some demo versions of their songs. Iglesias Jr. agreed without hesitation, and very soon the plate with his records were all the major record companies. It is noteworthy that during this period Enrique Iglesias signed his wheels pseudonym Enrique Martinez. This step was taken in order to distance themselves from the glory of his father and get the opportunity to develop as an independent artist.

Fame and success
In 1994, our today's hero has signed a contract with a major Mexican company «FonoMusic» and left the university. Learning about such a decision, his father began to insist that Enrique again took up his studies, but he flatly refused. For the next five months, the young singer spent in Canada, working on their debut album. In the fall of 1995 released their debut single Iglesias Jr. «Si Tu Te Vas», which has become very popular in North America. Just a month and a half later, the audience was presented as the first studio album by the artist, who received the laconic title «Enrique Iglesias». Despite the fact that the album was recorded in Canada and promoted by Mexican producers, the most popular album was not in North America and in Europe.

Just a week in Spain, Portugal and Italy, this album was sold over 1 million copies. In the wake of the success soon emerged as an Italian and a Portuguese version of the disc, which includes compositions in appropriate languages. One of the album tracks «Por Amarte» became the theme song of the popular Mexican film "Marisol". For the first album was followed by others. Plates «Vivir», «Cosas Del Amor», «Enrique» strengthened the popularity of the artist and made him famous all over the world. His road shows were held with great success at the concerts was always going to a huge number of people. In the late nineties - the beginning of the two-thousand years of our today's hero status established in one of the most popular actors of his generation, as well as the sex symbol of the American and European scenes. For this reason, all subsequent albums Enrique Iglesias out mainly in English. The exception was the only Spanish-language album «Quizás». In total during his career Enrique Iglesias has released more than forty successful singles, and nine studio albums, in different years, 116 have been recognized five times platinum and 227 gold-NIL time. The total volume of sales of albums of this famous artist has exceeded 100 million copies.

Several times during his career, our today's hero has also worked as a television actor. So over the years, he starred in several well-known TV projects, the most popular of which are the series "2.5 people" and "How I Met Your Mother." In addition, it is also worth mentioning that a few times in his career, Enrique Iglesias wrote songs for other famous artists. Thus, Latin American artist were written four songs for the band «The Hollies», as well as several songs for other artists.

PERSONAL LIFE of Enrique Iglesias
Despite the fact that Enrique Iglesias has always surrounded by many beauties, the novels in his life were relatively few. At the beginning of the two thousandth's Artist of the time he met the actress Jennifer Love Hewitt. Together, they were long and parted as friends.

Some time later, Enrique Iglesias began an affair with the Russian tennis player Anna Kournikova. Loving couple have been together for more than ten years, and then - in 2013, the year - decided to finally legalize their relationship.

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Wiki info

Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler (/ɛnˈriːkeɪ ɪˈɡlɛsiəs/; Spanish pronunciation: [enˈrike miˈɣel iˈɣlesjas 'pɾeizleɾ]; born 8 May 1975) is a Spanish singer, songwriter, actor and record producer. He is widely regarded as the King of Latin Pop. Iglesias started his career in the mid-1990s on an American Spanish-language record label Fonovisa Records under the name Enrique Martinez, before switching to the stage name Enrique Iglesias and becoming one of the biggest stars in Latin America and the Hispanic market in the United States. By the turn of the millennium, he had made a successful crossover into the mainstream market and signed a multi-album deal with Universal Music Group for US $68 million with Universal Music Latino to release his Spanish albums and Interscope Records to release English albums. In 2010, he parted with Interscope Records and signed with another Universal Music Group label Republic Records to release bilingual albums. In 2015, Iglesias parted ways with Universal Music Group after a decade. He signed with Sony Music; his upcoming albums will be by Sony Music Latin in Spanish and RCA Records in English.