He made a successful crossover into the mainstream market and signed a multi-album deal with Universal Music Group for an unprecedented US ,000,000 with Universal Music Latino to release his Spanish albums and Interscope to release English albums.In 2010, he parted with Interscope and signed with another Universal Music Group label, Universal Republic.He has had five Billboard Hot 100 top five singles, including two number-ones, and holds the record for producing 27 number-one Spanish-language singles on the Billboard Iglesias was born in Madrid, Spain, and is the third and youngest child of Spanish singer Julio Iglesias and Filipina socialite and magazine journalist Isabel Preysler. Julio Iglesias Puga, was kidnapped by the armed Basque terrorist group ETA.
By the turn of the millennium, he had made a successful crossover into the mainstream market and signed a multi-album deal with Universal Music Group for US million with Universal Music Latino to release his Spanish albums and Interscope Records to release English albums.Iglesias started his career in the mid-1990s on an American Spanish Language record label Fonovisa which helped turn him into one of the biggest stars in Latin America and the Hispanic Market in the United States becoming the biggest seller of Spanish-language albums of that decade.He has also credited his niece, Natalia Elisa Iglesias for inspiring him throughout his musical career.He told the magazine, "It was just meant to be sweet in the moment. I thought it'd be easier for the audience to understand than if I said "my girl."[Related: 17 5-Minute Marriage Makeovers]But why not make an honest woman out of Kournikova after dating for 11 years?Iglesias admitted, "I've never really thought marriage would make a difference.