Used to be a goalkeeper for the Real Madrid soccer team.
Finished his law degree at Madrid, Spain's Complutense University. He promised his now 84-year-old father that he would eventually graduate after dropping out 35 years ago to pursue his music career. [June 2001]
Has five children with wife, Miranda Rijnsburger (born October 5, 1965), who were all born in Miami. Miguel Alejandro born, September 7, 1997, Rodrigo, born April 3, 1999, twin daughters, Victoria and Cristina, born, May 1, 2001) and Guillermo Iglesias-Rijnsburger (in honor of Miranda's father), born May 5, 2007.
Was one of the judges in the Miss Universe pageant of 1979.
His paternal grandparents were Ulpiano Iglesias and Manuela Puga. His maternal grandparents were José de la Cueva y Orejuela, a famous Andalusian journalist, and Dolores de Perignat y Ruiz de Benavides.
In 1985 he received his Star in Walk of Fame.
Son of Dr. Julio Iglesias Puga and Maria del Rosario de la Cueva y Perignat.
Older brother of Carlos Iglesias, born 1945, older half-brother of Jaime Iglesias born May 18, 2004 and Ruth Iglesias born, July 26, 2006 (his late father's birthday).
Has one grandson Alejandro, who was born in Miami, on January 14, 2002, from his daughter Chabeli and her husband, Christian Altaba.
Julio and Miranda were married in Virgen del Carmen church in Marbella, Spain, after two decades together.
Fervent Real Madrid supporter.