Camilo Sesto was a Spanish singer, songwriter, producer, and composer. He especially specialized in Latin ballads, Latin pop, and synthpop and created many hit songs from the 1970s-2000s. Further, in the 1980s, he had set the record of two presentations daily for 20 consecutive days at Madison Square Garden. For his dedication and hits songs, he was inducted into the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Furthermore, he was dragged into a rumor in 2011 of his another Sesto ‘Farewell tour’ where all the tickets were sold and allege tour dates were made. However, he later knew about it and announced that it was nothing but a hoax which he was not aware of it as well. Unfortunately, the singer passed away at the age of 72 on 8 September 2019 at a Madrid hospital due to kidney failure.
Caption: The late Spanish singer, songwriter, and music producer, Camilo Sesto.
Camilo Sesto: Bio, Family, Career
The legendary singer was born on 16 September 1946 as Camilo Blanes Cortés. He is the son of Eliseo Blanes and Joaquina Cortes in Alcoy Spain. He has a sister named Chelo Blanes. There is no information on his educational qualifications. He started his musical journey from a young age in the late 60s. Further, he sang in two bands as well as he had won the contest in Madrid television program. His recognition first gained the highlight when he collaborated with producer Juan Pardo in 1971 and sold around 50 million records worldwide.
After gaining huge recognition as a Latin Music artist, he announced his retirement in 2008 from the studio. Following that, he also announced that he would go to a Farewell Tour for the next two years and giving his last two concerts in Madrid. He also received the ‘Highest Hispanic Pride’ medal in 2011. In addition, on the same day, it was proclaimed that 28th May will be declared Camilo Sesto’s Day in Nevada.
Camilo Sesto: Personal Life & Girlfriend
He was in an off-and-on relationship with the Mexican actress Lourdes Ornelas. The couple had welcomed his one and only universal heir to Sesto’s millionaire properties, Camilo Jr or Camilo Blanes. Further, Lourdes revealed that she met the late singer when she was 18, and years later they began sharing a bed as well. After two months, she found she was pregnant but at the time she hadn’t contacted the artist so she aborted it.
However, months later, the pair come to contact and she again became pregnant as she claimed. Later she gave birth to a son, furthermore, Camilo met his son after two months and had a great relationship with his son. Further, he had married an English singer and songwriter, Amy Winehouse in 2009. After two years in July 2011, she died in her house and found her dead body after three days.
Caption: Camilo Sesto and girlfriend Lourdes Ornelas
The singer passed away on 8 September 2019 after hospitalized in a Madrid hospital. He died eight days before his 73rd birthday due to kidney failure.
Camilo Sesto: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
He had made a huge fortune from his career in the entertainment industry. Further, he was recognized as one of the most famous singers in Spain. Therefore, his net worth had an estimated net worth of around $80 million at the time of his demise.
There is an official Instagram page under the account name @camilosesto_official with 88.7k followers. On Twitter, a verified account @CamiloSesto found under his name having 53.3k followers. Also, the official Facebook page found under his name with more than 1 million followers.
Camilo Sesto: Body Measurements
The singer in his seventies was also quite active, however, due to kidney failure, he left the world. Moreover, he had a tall height of 5 feet 12 inches or 1.82 meters and weighs 76 kg. He had blue eyes and brown hair color with a white complexion.