Julio's father was kidnapped in 1985 but he was found after 2 weeks of search.
Julio always says that he's very proud of his son Enrique's success.
In 1988, Julio won a Grammy Award for Best Latin Pop Album for the album "Un Hombre Solo".
Julio is the son of Dr. Julio Iglesias Puga and Maria del Rosario de la Cueva y Perignat.
Both Julio's kids Enrique Iglesias and Chabeli Iglesias are famous singers in their areas: Enrique in the world Pop and Latin, Chabeli in Spanish music.
Julio was a Goal-Keeper in the Real Madrid soccer team.
Julio is of Spanish descent (father and mother's side) and Arabic descent (father's side).
Julio and longtime girlfriend Miranda Rijnsburger are new parents once again, after Rijnsburger gave birth to a son, Guillermo, on Saturday, May 5, 2007, in Miami Beach, Fl. This is the fifth child for the couple. They already have two sons, Miguel Alejandro, 9, and Rodrigo, 7, as well as 5-year-old twin girls, Victoria and Cristina.
Julio was married to Isabel Preysler between 1971 to 1979. They had 4 children: Enrique Iglesias, Julio Iglesias Jr., Heather Lyn Iglesias, and Chabeli Iglesias.
Julio Iglesias: Love is like wine. To sip is fine, but to empty the bottle is a headache.
Julio Iglesias: (about Enrique and Chabeli, his successful kids) My children have become popular, and they show a tremendous love for the public. They're professionals.
Julio Iglesias: When you get to the 35-year mark in your career, you make albums for your fans to love you more, so they don't forget about you.