He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 6160 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
Has three sons Vicente, Gerardo and Alejandro Fernandez.
He lives in a ranch called "Los Tres Potrillos" which is located 12 miles away from Guadalajara - Chapala in Mexico.
He is known as "El Rey de Mexico" because of the way he plays music.
Vicente Fernandez thought of giving his fingers to his son, Vicente Fernandez Jr. when the amputee (his son) was kidnapped in 2008. But when Vicente consulted an orthopedist, he indicated that the transplant would not be successful.