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Enrique Iglesias (8.5.1975) Enrique Iglesias is a Spanish singer-songwriter, also known for acting and working as a record producer.

Net Worth: Celebrity Net Worth claimed in 2013 that Enrique Iglesias had a net worth of 85 million USD.

Childhood: Enrique Iglesias is the third child of singer Julio Iglesias and journalist Isabel Preysler, born in Madrid, Spain. In 1979, Iglesias' parents divorced and Enrique moved to stay with his mother. When his grandfather was kidnapped in 1986, Enrique was sent to live with his father in Miami. Due to his father's prestige in the musical world, Iglesias wanted to keep his desired to perform a secret. Once he had finished his time at Gulliver Preparatory School in Florida, Enrique recorded a tape of three songs which he gave to his father's publicist under the stage name Enrique Martinez. The tape was a hit, and in 1995 Iglesias dropped out of his business class at the University of Miami and recorded his first album.

Career: Enrique Iglesias released his first album, Enrique Iglesias, on the 12th July, 1995 which went on to sell over one million copies in its first three months. His subsequent two albums in 1997 and 1998 brought him onto the front line of the Latin music scene. His tour in 1999, Cosas del Amor, was the first concert tour to be sponsored by fast-food juggernaut McDonalds. 1999 marked the year that Iglesias crossed over fully into English spoken music. Will Smith asked Iglesias to contribute to his new film, Wild Wild West after seeing him perform on tour. The song, Bailamos, became a number one hit in the US. The song appeared in his first English spoken album, Enrique, in the same year. In 2001, Iglesias released a second English album entitled Escape, before returning to his native language for the album Quizas in 2002. His 7th studio album, 7, was released in 2003, also in English. Iglesias released his next album, Insomnia, in 2007, as well as acting in the Robert Rodriguez film Once Upon a Time in Mexico, alongside Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek and Johnny Depp. Hi ninth album, Euphoria, was released in 2010 and won the Billboard Music Award for Top Latin Album. It contained songs in both Spanish and English. In March, 2014, Iglesias released the album Sex and Love, containing three singles which all reached the number one spot on Billboard's Hot Latin Songs list.

Personal life: In 1997, Iglesias dated Playmate Samantha Torres, before staring a relationship with the tennis player Anna Kournikova in 2001. This relationship lasted 12 years, until separating in 2013.



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Enrique Iglesias Assures Fans He's On The Mend After Onstage Drone Accident


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Enrique Iglesias has thanked fans for their support and assured them he’s on the mend after his freak drone accident last Saturday. The singer sliced some of his fingers while on stage last Saturday in Tijuana, Mexico when he grabbed a drone used to take crowd photos.

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Taking part in an Instagram Q & A session with fans the singer posted a pic of his good hand with the words "Thank You!” written on his palm in red. ‘Wanted to do something special to thank all you guys for your love and support this week’, Iglesias captioned the pic.

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Enrique Iglesias Suffers Gruesome Injury in Freak Drone Accident During Tijuana Concert


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Enrique Iglesias’s fingers have fallen victim to a freak accident involving a drone camera during one of his concerts. Just another reason to fear drones, right? Too soon? Iglesias was performing a gig off his Sex and Love tour in Tijuana, Mexico, when the camera hovered near him. According to E! News, the singer attempted to grab it and some of his fingers were sliced.

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Iglesias soldiered on with the performance and even drew a heart on his T-shirt with the blood from his hand.

 

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Enrique Iglesias Is On The Mend After A Drone Slices Some Of His Fingers During Mexico Concert


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Enrique Iglesias is recovering after suffering a nasty injury at the hands of a drone on Saturday night, during a concert in Tijuana, Mexico. The singer was playing in front of 12,000 fans at the city’s Plaza de Toros de Playas when the incident happened, but not even a few sliced fingers could stop Enrique as he continued to play for another 30 minutes.

Enrique IglesiasEnrique is on the mend after his scary drone encounter.

Iglesias was playing the show as part of his as part of his 'Sex and Love World Tour', which kicked off last month. In a statement to the Associated Press on Sunday Joseph Carozza, a representative for the singer, confirmed he was now on the mend following the accident.

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2015 Billboard Latin Music Awards

Enrique Iglesias - 2015 Billboard Latin Music Awards presented by State Farm on Telemundo - Show at BankUnited Center - Miami Beach, Florida, United States - Thursday 30th April 2015

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Enrique Iglesias Is Second Biggest Victor At 2015 Latin Music Awards


Enrique Iglesias Anthony Romeo Santos Drake Carlos Santana Jenni Rivera Marc Anthony Shakira Roberto Carlos

Romeo Santos, commonly known as The King of Bachata, was not unpredictably the top winner at the 2015 Latin Music Awards, scooping ten separate accolades for his work as a musician and producer while Latino heartthrob Enrique Iglesias came in close behind with nine prizes.

Enrique Iglesias at Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation AwardsEnrique Iglesias wins big at Latin Music Awards

The former Aventura frontman was not only Artist, Producer and Songwriter of the Year, but he also stormed the Tropical categories with awards for Tropical Songs Solo Artist of the Year and Albums Solo Artist with his second album 'Formula, Vol. 2' winning Tropical Album of the Year and Top Latin Album of the Year and his single 'Odio' featuring Drake scooping the Tropical Song of the Year. His other two awards were Hot Latin Songs Male Artist and Top Latin Albums Male Artist.

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Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation Award

Silviana Itzel Salinas-Reyna and Enrique Iglesias - Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation award for a $200,000 scholarship to a Berklee College of music student at The Ritz-Carlton Miami Beach, Grammy - Miami Beach, Florida, United States - Wednesday 29th April 2015

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Enrique Iglesias performs live at Manchester Arena

Shots of Spanish pop star Enrique Iglesias as he gave a live performance at the Phones 4 U Arena in Manchester, United Kingdom - Saturday 29th November 2014

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Enrique Iglesias performs live at London's O2 Arena

Enrique Iglesias - Enrique Iglesias performs live at London's O2 Arena during his first UK arena tour in 3 years at The O2 - London, United Kingdom - Friday 28th November 2014

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Enrique Iglesias performs at The SSE Hydro

Photographs of Spanish pop star Enrique Iglesias as he gave a live performance at The SSE Hydro arena in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom - Tuesday 25th November 2014

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Enrique Iglesias - There Goes My Baby (Lyric Video)


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Enrique Iglesias

Date of birth

8th May, 1975

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Male

Height

1.87