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7 Surprising Things About Enrique Iglesias You Need To Know

You can run, you can hide but you can't escape...

This guy has influenced Latin America's music industry. Widely considered as the "King of latin pop" Enrique started his music career in the mid-1990s and in the later years, he rose to fame being the best-selling Latin artist in the UK and the best-selling international artist in India. He has been ranked Number 1, 13 times on Billboard's dance charts which is more than any other male artist worldwide.

7 Surprising Things About Enrique Iglesias You Need To Know

7 Surprising Things About Enrique Iglesias You Need To Know

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1. Like father like son.

1. Like father like son.

Enrique is the third and youngest child of the internationally popular Spanish singer Julio Iglesias. But Enrique wanted to stand on his own and he did hard work for what he is today.

2. Tennis anyone?

2. Tennis anyone?

Enrique started dating tennis player Anna Kournikova during late 2001. They reportedly split in 2013 after almost 12 years together. However, media reports in 2014 said that the couple was either still together, or back together.

3. Mole - a sign of beauty? Not anymore.

3. Mole - a sign of beauty? Not anymore.

Most of the moles start of being benign, there is a possibility of them turning cancerous. He grew into fame while spotting it. He was totally okay with it. But later, while visiting his doctor, he got cautioned that the mole could lead to cancer. It was then he decided to have it removed.

4. He loves windsurfing.

4. He loves windsurfing.

Enrique has admitted it many times that he likes windsurfing. He did many water sports, however his real passion was windsurfing. He used to spend his summers in Hawaii, sleeping in a shack by night and windsurfing by day whist on holiday.

5. Spanish or American?

5. Spanish or American?

Enrique was born in Spain but moved to America after his grandfather was kidnapped.

6. Humanitarian cause.

6. Humanitarian cause.

Enrique keeps him involved with charity all the time. He was a co-producer on an album to benefit the survivors of the earthquake in Haiti. He also urged his fans to donate to the Ameican Red Cross after the Philippines earthquake and typhoon.

7. Awards and nominations.

7. Awards and nominations.

Enrique nbsp;Iglesias has received 213 awards from 512 nominations. He is the most awarded artist in the "Favourite Latin Artist" category. He won the Grammy for the best pop vocal album in 2003 for the album "Quizas".

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