The life of the famous singer Julio Iglesias is becoming a series on Netflix
A new series about the life of the famous Spanish singer Julio Iglesiasprepares it Netflix, having his approval and guidance. For the first time, the star will share details about both his life and his incredible music career.
Julio Iglesias: 55 years of career
The series, which is currently in development, will tell the story of how Iglesias became the first non-English-speaking artist to break into the American and Asian markets and experience massive success.
During his 55-year career, the Madrid-born artist has performed songs in 12 languages and more than 60 million viewers have enjoyed his performances.
“For the first time I decided to share the truth of my life with a global company like Netflix. After much thought, a very moving letter from Netflix’s VP of Content, Bela Bajaria was enough to convince me that Netflix was the ideal company to do this project,” Julio Iglesias said in a statement.
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Julio Iglesias started as a footballer in Real Madrid
According to Hola, the famous singer started out as a promising footballer at Real Madrid before a serious injury in 1963 ended his football career.
However, while he was in the hospital, a guitar given to him by a nurse so he could regain dexterity in his hands was the starting point for him to become one of the world’s top-selling recording artists.
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