Julio Iglesias is a singer, born on September 23, 1943 in Madrid, Spain. Julio Iglesias was a professional soccer player with Real Madrid and graduated from law school. During his hospitalisation after a serious accident, a nurse gave him a guitar that he might have something to do with his hands. In learning to play, he discovered his musical talent.he won the 1968 Benidorm Festival with a song he composed himself, “La vida sigue igual,” and signed with Discos Columbia records. He has gone on to sell more than 300 million albums in fourteen languages. The height of his success was during the 1970s and 1980s. He represented Spain in the 1970 Eurovision Song Contest, finishing in fourth place.
In 1979 he moved to Florida, United States, signed to CBS International and started singing in different languages such as English, French, Portuguese and German.
Enrique Iglesias (singer, songwriter, actor and record producer) is one of Julio’s children.