He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 7036 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on February 10, 2004.
His mother, Margarita Ortiz Pensado, was a concert pianist, and his father was a tenor in the National Opera of Mexico.
Has three children: Jose-Francisco Ortiz (born 1975), Marysol Estrella Ortiz (born 1982) and Sara Ortiz (born 1995).
The Latin Recording Academy recognized the singer with a Musical Excellence Prize at the 2004 Latin Grammy awards. That same year, he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Currently resides with his wife Sara Salazar in Miami, Florida.
He struggled with Lyme disease, facial paralysis, substance abuse and depression.
Jose Jose was born on Feb.17. 1948, in Mexico City, Mexico and Died Sep. 2019 In Florida, USA.