Fame in Spain: Sergio Ramos

Family man, Spanish Icon, Spanish national team defender, Real Madrid Capitan, it’s hard to find something that Sergio Ramos isn’t. Born in an off-the map southern Andalusian town, Ramos began his career with Sevilla FC starting out as a striker…

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Fame in Spain: Juan Zelada

One of the most renowned blues and soul musicians in Europe is, Juan Zelada. Born in Madrid to a musical family that often had jam sessions. He is not only a singer, but also a songwriter and musician. He attended…

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Fame in Spain: Enrique Iglesias

Men want to be him, and women want to be with him. Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler is a Spanish sensation that took the music world by storm in the late 90’s & early 2000’s. He is still one of the…

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Calling all Bookworms: Top 5 Spanish Authors

Without a doubt, Spain’s rich history and the constant struggle for power are told beautifully through the eyes of its most talented authors. Literature has played a vital role in capturing its struggles, since hundreds of years before the infamous…

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Fame in Spain: Iker Casillas

Iker Casillas is a Spanish footballer who has spent most of his career playing as goalkeeper for the most successful football team in the world – Real Madrid. Since childhood his life has been all about football. He’s played 725 games,…

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Fame in Spain: Catherine of Aragon

We’ve all heard of King Henry VIII and his 6 wives. We’ve heard of the romance, the scandal, the death and the horror that followed almost all of his marriages. We’ve also heard about his most famous accomplishment, his daughter,…

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Fame in Spain: Elsa Pataky

Most people know her as that lucky woman who married Thor. But here in Spain, Elsa Pataky is known as a geniune Madrileño success story!  Her parents were both very successful in their respective fields and they certainly supported Elsa…

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Fame in Spain: Salvador Dalí

Many of the world’s most famous artists are Spanish, but there’s one that certainly stands out as an extremely unique individual. That man is Salvador Dalí. Dalí was an incredibly talented surrealist painter, sculpture, photographer and filmmaker who was born right…

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Fame in Spain: Javier Bardem

We know him as a psychotic murderer, a charmingly handsome heartthrob and a creepy Bond villain. We also know him for being married to one of Madrid’s most famous exports, Penelope Cruz. But did you know that this highly acclaimed,…

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Fame in Spain: Lola Flores

Lola Flores is a big name in Spanish culture. Her story is one mixed with fact and folklore, rags to riches and love and tragedy. Lola was born in 1923 to a poor family in Andalusia who had to sing in…

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