Enrique Iglesias is a Spanish-Filipino singer and songwriter. The singer also turned into an actor and has also been a record producer for his albums and hit singles. He is considered to be the King of Latin Pop. Read the post below to get to know all about the popular singer and producer.
Enrique Iglesias has a net worth of $100 million dollars. Enrique Iglesias has earned his net worth from his successful music career. He is hugely popular in both the Latin and English-language music markets and has sold over 130 million records which have resulted in his massive amount of net worth.
Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler was born on May 8, 1975. He was born in Madrid, Spain. His father is a former singer Julio Iglesias. His mother is a Filipina socialist and journalist and her name is Isabel Preysler. He has two older siblings. Enrique grew up with his siblings and lived with his mother. Enrique’s grandfather got kidnapped and he and his siblings were sent to Miami to live with their father. The siblings were raised by the nanny. Enrique went to the University of Miami and majored in business. He pursued his career in music and took help from his nanny by borrowing money from her.
Iglesias released his debut album which was self-titled Enrique Iglesias. The album was released on July 12, 1995. The album contained a mix of soft rock ballads. He released his next two albums, under the Mexican record label Fonovisa. The album sold over a million copies in just three months. This is a rare accomplishment because the album was not in the English language. Five singles were released from the album, include:
- “Por Amarte,”
- “No Llores Por Mí”
Iglesias rose to stardom and released his second album, Vivir (To Live). He got nominated for the American Music Award for Favorite Latin Artist. Iglesias lost to his father as he received the award. In 1999, Iglesias released his first CD in English which was titled as Enrique. The pop album featured a duet with Whitney Houston entitled “Could I Have This Kiss Forever which was a mega-hit. In 2003, Iglesias released his seventh album, titled as 7. He released his Spanish greatest hits album which was titled 95/08 Éxitos in 2008. He released his albums Euphoria and Sex and Love in 2014.
Iglesias was born with a rare congenital condition and he found out about it later in life. It is a health condition where the body’s major organs, such as the heart, are located on the opposite side of the body.
Enrique Iglesias started dating Russian tennis player Anna Kournikova. They broke up in October 2013 but reconciled again. The couple has a son and daughter who are twins. The twins were born in 2017. They welcomed their third child in 2020.
He proposed to Kournikova with an 11 carat, pear-cut pink diamond. Iglesias is the owner of the $3.6 million Gulfstream IV jet. He and his family use the jet to fly across the globe. Iglesias loves collecting cars. He owns Lamborghini, a Ferrari, a Porsche, and sports cars. He auctioned some of his rides.