Enrique Iglesias Net Worth, Height, Bio, Facts

Enrique Iglesias Biography
  • Name: Enrique Iglesias
  • Age: 43 years old
  • Height: 6ft 2in (188 cm)
  • Occupation: Singer
  • Net Worth: US $90 Million
  • Status: Alive

Enrique Iglesias is a singer, songwriter, actor and record producer. With over 159 million records sold worldwide, he has scored a mindboggling number of Billboard hits throughout the U.S and Latin market. He is highly regarded as the Michael Jackson of Latin Pop. Throughout his career, Iglesias inked with multiple major record companies including Universal Music Latino, Interscope Records, Republic Records, Sony Music, and RCA Records. Real name Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler, he was born on May 8, 1975 in Madrid, Spain. His father Julio Iglesias was a Spanish singer and performer. His mother Isabel Preysler was a Journalist. Iglesias was the youngest of three children. He grew up in Miami and started pursing music at an early age. He attended Miami University but dropped out to pursue his dreams. Initially, Iglesias tried to keep his music a secret from his parents.

To avoid piggybacking off his father’s success, Enrique Iglesias released his first demos under the name Enrique Martinez. In 1995, his work landed him a deal with Fonovisa Records. They would convince him to revert back to his real name. His self-titled album was released in 1995 and it blew up selling over 6 million copies worldwide. In 1996, Iglesias received numerous accolades including Grammy award for Best Latin Performer, Album of the year and Billboards “Artist of the Year.” In 1997, he released “Vivir.” The album was a success and took a place among the top. Singles such as “Solo en Ti,” “Miente,” and “Enamorado Por Primera Vez” topped Latin charts. He was nominated for an American Music Award that same year. From Texas to Mexico all the way to Argentina, Iglesias sold out numerous arenas. His third album “”Cosas del Amor” was released in 1998 solidifying is name in the Latin music market. By 1999, Iglesias transitioned well into the English music industry. His hit single “Bailamos” took him to uncharted territory. It instantly became a number one hit in the US. As a result, multiple record companies wanted to work with him. Iglesias would sign with Interscope Records. He continued to release a staggering number of Billboard hits.

In 2001, his second English album “Escape” was launched. Notable singles included “Hero,” “Escape,” “Don’t Turn off the Light,” and “Be With Me.” “Hero” peaked at #1 in various countries and ranked #3 in the US. Iglesias worked with the likes of Whitney Houston, Christina Aguilera, Toni Braxton, and Lionel Richie. In 2002, his Spanish album “Quizas” with Universal Music Latino went gold in the US. Throughout 2003 to 2007, Iglesias remained unusually quiet; putting out minimal work. In the album “Insomniac” released in 2007, he is found mixing club music with his own style. He collaborated with Lil Wayne on the verse “Push” and featured Pitbull on one of his future album “Euphoria” released in 2010. Singles such as “No Me Digos Que No” hit number one on the Latin chart. Iglesias would reenter the spot light in 2012 with the single “Finally Found You” that made an appearance on the Billboard Hot 100. In 2014, the album “Sex and Love” was released. Hot single “Bailando” featuring Sean Paul and others landed him three Latina Grammys. Throughout 2015 to present, Iglesias stayed on the Latin charts. Singles such as “El Perdon” in 2015, “Duele el Carazon” in 2016, and “Subeme La Radio” in 2017 cemented his name as one of the greatest Latin performer. Enrique Iglesias is widely recognized as the king of Latin Pop.

Enrique Iglesias is 6ft 2in. He has an estimated net worth of $90 Million USD. Iglesias is currently in a relationship with Ann Kournikova. She gave birth to twins in December of 2017.

Enrique Iglesias Bio, Net Worth, Facts
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Enrique Iglesias Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki

  • Birth Name: Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler
  • Birthday: May 8, 1975
  • How Old : Age: 43 years old
  • Place of Birth: Madrid, Spain
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus
  • How Tall : Height: 6ft 2in (188 cm)
  • Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, Music Producer, Actor
  • Years Active: 1994-present
  • Net Worth & Salary: US $90 Million
  • Partner(s): Anna Kournikova
  • Death-O-Meter: Alive

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