Julio Iglesias


Julio Iglesias Trivia


  • Trivia

    • 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.

  • Quotes

    • 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.