|February 25, 1973|
|Place of Birth|
Julio José Iglesias Jr. (born 25 February 1973) is a Spanish singer. In 2008, he was declared the winner of the CMT competition Gone Country.
He was born Julio José Iglesias-Preysler (before a later name change) in Madrid, Spain, the son of Spanish singer Julio Iglesias and Filipina socialite and "Hola!" magazine journalist Isabel Preysler. He is the younger brother of Chabeli Iglesias and the older brother of Enrique Iglesias. His parents divorced in 1979; Iglesias Jr. and his siblings moved to Miami in the United States, to live with their father.
Iglesias Jr. went to college near San Francisco at Menlo College in Atherton, California. He won a chance to participate in NBC's Out of the Blue and he worked for the Travel Channel, where he hosted a travel show that took him to Latin America.
Iglesias Jr. with the help of his friend and manager Darius Jordi Lassus first got into show business as a model. It was his manager that negotiated an exclusive male modeling agreement with Joey Hunter (at the time he was the president of the Male Model division) at the Ford Models Agency in New York. It was through Joey Hunter, that Iglesias Jr. was discovered by photographer Bruce Weber. He went on to campaign for Versace. Shortly after, Iglesias Jr. signed on with publicity executive Ruben Malaret whom began a press campaign to further gain exposure of Iglesias Jr. to the English speaking entertainment industry. Some of his notable accomplishments was his participation on Oprah Winfrey's talk show and was featured in an advertisement for Gap and he modeled for designer John Bartlett VII on Sixth Fashion Show.
|Height||5 ft 7 in / 170 cm|
|Weight||139 lb / 63 kg|
|Shoe (Feet) Size||–|
|Eye Color||Dark brown|
|Race / ethnicity||White|