Julio Iglesias Net Worth
Julio Iglesias Net Worth: Julio Iglesias is a Spanish singer and songwriter who has a net worth of $300 million dollars. A prolific artist, Julio Iglesias has recorded 77 albums and sold nearly 300 million copies of his music internationally in 14 different languages. He rose to prominence in the 70's and 80's and has continued to tour successfully for over 40 years. Born Julio José Iglesias de la Cueva on September 23, 1943, in Madrid, Spain, Sony Music Entertainment named him the best selling Latin music artist in history. Ever since 1969, Julio Iglesias has released a total number of 80 albums that earned him numerous accolades and sold more than 300 million copies worldwide. He first entered the limelight in 1968, when he won a music event in Spain called Benidorm International Song Festival. He went on to participate in various music contests and it was his performance at the 1970 Eurovision Song Contest that paved the way for his success in Europe, even though he finished four. Julio's single Un Canto A Galicia became a major hit in Germany, and he gained a loyal following in Italy with an Italian song titled "Se mi lasci non vale". In the early 80's, Julio Iglesias started to make a name for himself in the United States. His decision to move to States after the annulment of his marriage to ex-wife Ysabel Preysler, turned out to be a good one. There, he signed with CBS International and started to record non-Spanish albums, which include the fruitful release of 1100 Bel Air Places that sold more than four million copies in the US alone. After his latest album Numero 1 came to light, Iglesias performed a concert in Equatorial Guinea, where the tickets were reportedly $1,000. In addition to his glittering music career, he is the father of pop singing sensation Enrique Iglesias.