Born in Madrid, Spain on 23rd September 1943, full name Julio Jose Inglesias de la Cueva. Married twice and has 8 children, Julio was once a goalkeepr for The Real Madrid Soccer Team and studied law at Madrid University before pulling out to persue his music career.
Julio was the most popular Latin singer during the 70's & 80's, selling over 300 million albums worldwide. His career started in his homeland when was a contestant in a Spanish Song festival in 1968 and won, this landed him a recording contract. His popularity grew as he toured Europe and Latin America during the 70's which led him onto sign with record giant CBS International. By 1981, Julio had his first number 1 hit, "Begin the Beguine", his popularity soured again with the release of 3 duets performed with other famous artists including "To All the Girls I've Loved Before", "All of You" & "My Love", during the 80's.
During the early 90's, Julio concentrated on the spanish music roots but was still popular worlwide. One of his sons, Enrique, has followed in the footsteps of his father and is similar in the way Julio appeared romantic and melted the hearts of thousands of women. His ability to sing his songs in English, French, Portuguese, German and other languages increased sales of his albums worldwide.