Sergio Cortes is an incredibly talented individual. He can sing, dance, and really move a crowd. He is also the best Michael Jackson impersonator in the world. He is so good Michael Jackson once hired him as a double. But it is when your see Cortes on stage that you really begin to understand what all the excitement is about. Not only is he a dead ringer for Michael Jackson facially and physically, he also has the moves, the mannerisms, and the voice. Seeing him perform is a breathtaking experience. When he performs Michael Jackson classics like Billie Jean, Smooth Criminal, Black or White, and Thriller, it’s hard to tell it’s not the king of pop himself.
Born in 1971, Sergio Cortes has been mimicking Michael ever since he was a child growing up in Barcelona, Spain. He has always naturally looked so much like his idol Michael that when he began to mimic his dance moves, voice, and mannerisms, he was an instant sensation. At first Cortes just impersonated Michal for fun. He used his talent to entertain his friends and family. But by the time he was a teenager, people would come from miles around just to see him dance and take his picture.
Journalists from all over Spain began showing up to interview him and write articles about him. When one of them put a video of Cortes impersonating Michael on the internet, he had arrived.
Soon agents were lined up at Cortes’ door trying to get his parents’ permission to represent him. Many people took pictures of him and sold them as authentic Michael Jackson pictures. Crowds began following him around. He was becoming a worldwide sensation. He began to make appearances on live shows and television programs. Sergio Cortes was finally beginning to realize he could have career in entertainment. The best part of it all is that it is a labor of love for Cortes.
These days the 44 year old Cortes tours the world performing to sold out audiences. He lives in Brazil and has millions of adoring fans all over South America. He recently started a concert tour that will take him all over Europe. Die-hard Michael Jackson fans can hardly believe their eyes and ears. They know the king of pop is dead, but Sergio Cortes has given him new life and is bringing his music and his moves to millions.