Luis Miguel's sweet sweet serenades were the soundtrack of every Saturday morning cleaning session I had as a child. He was (and still is) El Sol de Mexico, and we took that very seriously in my household.
But it wasn't until I watched, and then rewatched, Luis Miguel, La Serie that I was reminded of just how many hits he graced us with!
For those of you not in the know, Luis Miguel, La Serie is an **authorized** biographical series (Luis Miguel is an executive producer) that stars Diego Boneta as the always super-private iconic singer as we follow his chaotic, oftentimes dramatic, career.
Season two doesn't air until 2020, which like...rude! So while we wait, here are some facts about Luismi that will remind you why we love him so damn much.
1.He's a sommelier and he released his own vintage of wine, Único. Luis Miguel, a Cabernet Sauvignon.
2.He dated Mariah Carey for like three freakin' years.
3.Luis Miguel's mother disappeared under some very suspicious circumstances in 1986 and her whereabouts are still unknown.
4.He's El Sol de Mexico but he isn't **technically** Mexican.
5.He makes a very quick cameo in Luis Miguel, La Serie.
6.His Dad, who was also his manager during the start of his career, encouraged him to watch every movie, recording, and concert performance of Elvis Presley.
7.Speaking of his father, he stole a bunch of money from Luis Miguel.
8.He got his first gold record at the age of 11 for Un Sol.
9.At the age of 14, Luis Miguel received a Grammy Award for his duet "Me Gustas Tal Como Eres" (I Like You Just The Way You Are) with Sheena Easton.
10.He's actually won six Latin Grammys, five Grammys, and 11 Lo Nuestro Awards.
11.He celebrates his birthday on April 19th (but he was born on the 18th) because his father registered him on Puerto Rico's Civil Registry a day after his birth.
12.He's put out something like 22 studio albums, two live albums, eight compilation albums, nine video albums, 43 music videos, two extended plays, 64 singles, and two soundtrack albums.
13.Luis Miguel speaks fluent Spanish, English, Italian, and Portuguese.
14.Luis Miguel was the first strictly Latin singer to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
15.He's often referred to as the "Latin Frank Sinatra."
16.He plays with his hair...a lot.
17.Like a lot.
18.So much that in La Serie, Diego Boneta does it like every 10 seconds.
19.And he's never been married, soooo basically I can still be his first wife.
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