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Julio Iglesias Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Julio Iglesias Quick Info
Height 6 ft 1 in
Weight 80 kg
Date of Birth September 23, 1943
Zodiac Sign Libra
Spouse Miranda Rijnsburger

Julio Iglesias is a Spanish singer, songwriter, and former professional soccer player who is widely acknowledged as one of the most commercially successful singers on the planet, having sold more than 100 million records around the world in 14 different languages. He has been awarded the ‘Gold Medal for Merit in the Fine Arts’ in Spain and the ‘Legion of Honour’ in France.

Born Name

Julio José Iglesias de la Cueva

Nick Name

Julio

Julio Iglesias as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2018
Julio Iglesias as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2018 (Julio Iglesias / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Madrid, Spain

Residence

Miami, Florida, United States

Nationality

SpanishPuerto Rican

 

 

He holds dual nationality.

Education

Julio had studied law at the CEU San Pablo University, a private Catholic university in Madrid. After recovering from a near-fatal accident in the early 1960s, he had studied for 3 months at Bell Educational Trust‘s Language School in Cambridge, England.

Upon his return to Spain, he had completed his law degree from the Complutense University of Madrid.

Occupation

Singer, Songwriter, Professional Soccer Player (Retired)

Julio Iglesias with Rafael Nadal, as seen in June 2017
Julio Iglesias with Rafael Nadal, as seen in June 2017 (Julio Iglesias / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Julio Iglesias Puga (Doctor) (d. December 19, 2005)
  • Mother – María del Rosario de la Cueva y de Perignat
  • Siblings – Carlos Iglesias (Younger Brother)
  • Others – Ronna Keith (Step-Mother), Jaime (Half-Brother), Ruth (Half-Sister), Ulpiano Iglesias Sarriá (Paternal Grandfather), Manuela Puga Noguerol (Paternal Grandmother), José de la Cueva y de Orejuela (Maternal Grandfather), Dolores Perignat y Ruiz de Benavides (Maternal Grandmother), Carlos Pérez de Tagle Preysler (Father-in-Law), María Beatriz Arrastia y Reynares (Mother-in-Law), Charisse Verhaert (Daughter-in-Law)

Genre

Latin, Latin Pop, Dance-Pop, Adult Contemporary

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

  • Columbia Records
  • Decca Records
  • Philips Records
  • Sony Music Entertainment

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm

Weight

80 kg or 176.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Julio has dated –

  1. Pamella Bordes
  2. Ursula Andress
  3. Isabel Preysler (1971–1979) – Julio had married Filipina TV host of Spanish ancestry Isabel Preysler, a member of the aristocratic Pérez de Tagle family, on January 29, 1971. They have 3 children together – a daughter named Chábeli Iglesias (b. September 3, 1971) (Socialite) and 2 sons named Julio Iglesias, Jr. (b. February 25, 1973) (Singer) and Enrique Iglesias (b. May 8, 1975) (Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Record Producer). The couple had parted ways in 1979. Through Enrique, he has 3 grandchildren named Nicholas Iglesias, Lucy Iglesias, and Mary Iglesias.
  4. Giannina Facio (1980-1981)
  5. Priscilla Presley (1981)
  6. Angie Dickinson (1984-1986)
  7. Miranda Rijnsburger (1990-Present) – Julio had started dating Dutch model Miranda Rijnsburger, 22 years his junior, in 1990, and the couple got engaged in May 2004. They eventually got married on August 26, 2010, in a small church in Marbella, Spain. They have 5 children together – 3 sons named Miguel Alejandro Iglesias (b. September 7, 1997), Rodrigo Iglesias (b. April 3, 1999), and Guillermo Iglesias (b. May 5, 2007); and twin daughters named Cristina Iglesias and Victoria Iglesias (b. May 1, 2001).

Julio Iglesias and Miranda Rijnsburger, as seen in March 2011
Julio Iglesias and Miranda Rijnsburger, as seen in March 2011 (Julio Iglesias / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial (Hispanic and White)

He is of Galician, Puerto Rican/Spanish (Andalusian, Castilian, Valencian), and French descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Mildly stocky frame
  • Short-cropped, side-parted hair
  • Affable smile
  • Clean-shaven look

Julio Iglesias as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2014
Julio Iglesias as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2014 (Julio Iglesias / Instagram)

Julio Iglesias Facts

  1. Between 1960 and 1964, Julio was Real Madrid Castilla‘s goalkeeper in the Segunda División. His professional soccer career came to an abrupt halt when he was involved in a serious automobile accident.
  2. In 1983, he was recognized for having recorded songs in the most number of languages in the world.
  3. In 2013, he was inducted into the ‘Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame’.
  4. His surname, Iglesias, in Spanish translates to ‘churches’.

Featured Image by Julio Iglesias / Instagram

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