- Birthday8th May, 75
- Birth PlaceSpain
- Marital statusSingle
Enrique Iglesias is a Spanish Filipino singer, songwriter & part time actor. He enjoys a large fan following among the Spanish and Hispanic American audience. He quickly rose to fame in the nineties and his album sales topped the charts in the Spanish language segment. The dashing looking singer broke all records when ten of his songs rose to the pole position on Billboard’s Dance charts. His hit Spanish & English albums include Enrique Iglesias, Vivir and Cosas Del Amor, Enrique, Escape and Insomniac among others.
Owing to his success on charts Iglesias has become one of the wealthiest Spanish singers, with his reported net worth looming in the region of $75 million to $80 million. His primary sources of income are the proceeds from his record sales which stand at a phenomenal 100 million albums worldwide. He is one of the most in-demand concert artists & his live performances fetched approximately 30 million USD last year. At the beginning of the last decade he signed a 50 million USD deal with Universal Music Group for a mix of albums. His acting assignments fetch him a few more extra dollars.
Enrique Iglesias leads a very comfortable lifestyle & has a passion for high end luxury cars like Ferrari, BMW and silver Porsche Cayene. He is the co-owner of a super luxurious 20 million USD mansion in Miami, Florida with long-term partner Anna Kournikova. He jets around the globe in his own private jet, a Gulfstream IV N595E aircraft. Last year he appeared in a charity concert for the Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign. His favorite hobbies are windsurfing & watching football, which happens to be his favorite sport. He is a big foodie & loves gorging on cheeseburgers and spaghetti dipped in meat sauce.
Enrique Iglesias has got his singing DNA fron his father who was the renowned Spanish singer Julio Enrique Iglesias. His mother is a Filipino socialite journo Isabel Preysler. His parents marriage got terminated when he was around four years old. He used to live with his father in Miami during his early years and also spent some time with his mother in Belgrade. He is currently in a long-term relationship with glamorous Russian tennis star Anna Kournikova for more than 10 years. Rumors have been rife about the couple separating a few times but every time the gossip was either refuted or ignored. Reportedly the couple have no plans in the near future to tie the knot.
- I wouldn't change anything. I've made mistakes, but thanks to those mistakes, I've learned.
- My inspiration are the woman, friendship, and loneliness.
- I don't sleep much. It takes me a long time to fall asleep. I'm a bit of an insomniac but, when I fall asleep, I don't ever want to wake up.
- My best personality trait that I think I'm very approachable. And my worst is that I can be moody.
- There are days that I wake up and I complain, and when I complain I pinch myself and say, 'that's for complaining.' Not many people can do what they really like in life.
Did you know?
- He was called by Billboard as The King of Latin Pop and The King of Dance.
- He has won 16 Billboard Music Awards and 26 Billboard Latin Music Awards.
- He also won an award for Best International Pop Act at the MTV India Awards.
- He was awarded Most Fashionable Artist at the VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards in 2000.
- He won an award for Most Successful Spanish Artist of the Decade at Premios Ondas in 2002.
Family & relationships
Miami has been home to numerous Latin Americans including the super famous Enrique Iglesias, who owns a plush home in the beautiful city of Miami, Florida where the Latin singer stays with his brother, Julio. The two floor property offering marvelous outdoor views is currently on sale for $5,900,000.
Location: The pricey home is located in Miami, Florida, USA.
Accommodation: The gorgeous mansion covers a land area of 4722 sq. ft. and features six bedrooms, 4.5 baths, an open living space and kitchen. The singer’s home also boasts an open balcony, and a beautiful swimming pool in outdoors for extreme fun. Several rows of palm trees envelop the plush home presenting an overall magnificent view to the spectator and an amazing feel to the owner.
Enrique Iglesias has been spotted quite a number times driving his BMW X3, which is one of the luxurious cars in the singer’s pricey assets. Powered by a commanding diesel engine developing high power and torque ranges, X3 easily attains speed from 0-62 mph in almost 9 seconds with a top speed of 128 mph. The BMW running machine is a fairly practical car offering plenty of space inside the cabin and a skateboard sort of handling.
Spanish pop sensation Enrique Iglesias was spotted enjoying a romantic vacation with Anna Kournikova, in the sultry beaches of Miami. The couple was seen enjoying a boat ride through the ocean waves.
Location: Miami is located in the southeastern part of Florida on the coast of Atlantic Ocean. Miami as well its suburban regions are located on broad plane between Biscayne Bay to the east and Florida Everglades to the west. Gulf Stream runs just 24 km off the coast.
Accommodation: Miami is one of the top vacation spots in Florida, USA. Be it celebrities or normal tourists, Miami appeals equally to all. Different type of accommodation facilities matching the needs and requirement of different tourists are available in Miami. Five star luxury, boutique hotels, private condos, apartment, motel, holiday home, and guest houses are available at different parts of Miami. Some of the reasonably priced hotels in Miami are Miami Sun, Airways Inn & Suites, Motel Biu, Orchid Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, and Oakwood at Summit. Some notable luxury and star accommodation facilities include Four Seasons, JW Marriott, Beaux Arts, Mandarin Oriental, and The Ritz Carlton.
Main Attractions: Miami is surely the surfing capital of United States. South Beach is always the most popular attraction in Miami. Sun bathing, surfing, skiing, beach volley, etc are very popular in here. However, apart from the beautiful sandy beaches and deep blue sea activities, there are a whole lot of other attractions that make Miami enjoyable among tourists. Some of the most notable landmarks in Miami are Seaquarium (located in between Key Biscane and Downtown Miami), Zoo (Greater Miami), Science museum, Children's museum, Jungle Island, Monkey Jungle, Vizcaya Estate, and Coral Castle.
With Anna Kournikova
Vacation in Miami
Shows off his boating skills
Habitat For Humanity
The Spanish singer supports “Habitat for Humanity”, a gracious charity organization working for the rehabilitation of people who don’t have a home. Considering shelter as the crucial human right, the noble charity offers reasonably priced homes to ensure a comfy shelter for the needy. For constructing affordable homes for the needy, Habitat for Humanity gathers funds and support from varied sources including home owner families, partner organizations, and several volunteers across the globe.
Music for Relief
Being a musician, Enrique Iglesias proudly supports the cause “Music for Relief”, which works as a disaster relief cell by offering effective disaster relief to the victims with special focus on housing and education, along with secondary focus on reducing global warming. Initiated by “Linkin Park”, the noble association functions by the team effort of the music industry professionals and linked fans. The group also focuses on reducing greenhouse gases to reduce the ecological consequences of global warming.
Help For Heroes
Enrique Iglesias supports the charity organization Help for Heroes, which raises funds and resources for the armed forces members, who get encounter injuries while serving the nation. Help for Heroes was founded by Bryn Parry and his friends primarily to assist the injured service personnel’s returning from Afghanistan and Iraq after war. The noble charity initiates direct projects and different fund raising events for achieving it motto of helping the wounded defense personnel.
Muscular Dystrophy Association
The eminent singer supports the voluntary US health agency “Muscular Dystrophy Association”, which is the largest sponsor for neuromuscular disease research. Founded in 1950, the health agency takes action to battle against the neuromuscular diseases via its innovative programs of worldwide research and far-reaching public health education. The nonprofit agency is fully recognized by the prestigious “American Medical Association” and has even been honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award for its outstanding and lasting contribution services for humanity.
G star raw jeans
The Spanish singer was spotted wearing G star raw jeans as he attended a night club party in his town. Enrique appeared extremely charming sporting the branded jeans with a hoodie and cap. The tapered leg jeans is manufactured from 100% cotton and features a unique patch on the knee portion of jeans, offering it a more distinctive look.
The Grammy-award winning singer prefers the Blackberry Bold for all his phone requirements, and has been spotted using it on several occasions. Blackberry Bold’s gleaming black exterior with a satin chrome finished frame offers it a decent look. The BlackBerry Smartphone comes with a full-QWERTY keyboard, spectacular display, superior multimedia capabilities and a user friendly interface.