In a career spanning almost 50 years, Engelbert has generated sales in excess of 140 million records, including 64 gold albums, 35 platinum, four Grammy nominations, a Golden Globe, and stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Las Vegas Walk of Fame, and Leicester Walk of Fame. He has performed for the Queen four times, several presidents and many heads of state. He has recorded everything from the most romantic ballads to movie theme songs, disco, rock, and even gospel. His unique voice has charmed millions of fans of all ages from around the globe. It’s not just his mesmerising voice, but the warmth of the man himself, with his endearing sense of humour.
Originally from Leicester in the UK, he’s the youngest from a family of 10. Following his father’s station in Madras in WW2, Englebert grew up in India in a loving family, albeit a shy boy he inherited both his mother and fathers best traits of music, charisma and athleticism. His career exploded in the ’60s alongside The Stones and The Beatles, accumulating massive audiences and hailed as a global Sex God throughout the ’70s, his career continues to flourish with decades of fans turning out to see the legendary Englebert light up the stage.