It’s said imitation is better than flattery. As for Sergio Cortes, he doesn’t imitate, he embodies the reincarnation of Michael Jackson. For many, Sergio Cortes is the closest they will come to seeing MJ again. He is considered the best MJ double in the world. Watching his videos online, I didn’t even believe it wasn’t Michael. He has accumulated over 900 million views online. You can bet most people who didn’t know it wasn’t the real Michael. He is magnificent at his performances. According to Sergio, imitating someone brings you closer to that person. It’s his way of paying his respect to the King.
Sergio Cortes was born in 1971 July 30th in Barcelona Spain. He currently lives in Brazil where he is a local celebrity. His career is currently on a roll. He performs on sold shows all over the world but is especially popular in Latin America. He has over 17000 followers on Facebook. He regularly goes on tours. His shows are well choreographed. He mimics Michael’s shows to the smallest details. He even performs songs Michael never performed on stage. This differentiates him from other impersonators.
The personal Life of Sergio Cortes is an enigma. He, like M.J., leads a reclusive life. With few friends, he lives in solitude. He is known to be close to his family. His mother has granted few interviews. Two of his elder brothers have been acting as backup singers for him. He claims to have met the real M.J once. When Michael died, Sergio was shattered. He shaved his hair and threw out his clothes. He was done with that life. He only came back after his fans pressured him. He is rumoured to train 4 hours a day every day. To him, this is the ultimate way of showing respect.
He has confirmed he once had a girlfriend, but the relationship ended. It hasn’t prevented rumours that he is gay from circulating. He regularly engages his fans on webcam to give thanks and send out love. He has a female Yorkshire called Zaffy.He has raised Zaffy since she was a puppy and is his best friend. He loves Jazz and blues too. He collects dolls and action figures. He is a good graphic designer. He has a stuffed monkey and a bear by his bed. He is a proud Leo.