The late Michael Jackson has on a multitude of occasions been hailed the “King of Pop”. Perhaps one of the most famous entertainers of his generation, Michael Jackson earned $750 million dollars in his lifetime from his music. Even his death is testament to his massive fame with global mourning, a sky rocket number of sales for his albums and any merchandise featuring him. As a result of his fame Michael Jackson has inspired many impersonators. One of Michael Jackson’s best impersonator’s is Sergio Cortes.
Born in 1971, Sergio Cortes is from Barcelona, Spain. When he was quite young -at around age five- he became a fan of Michael Jackson and at some point he decided to train to be a Michael Jackson impersonator. Not only did he want to be a Michael Jackson impersonator, he wanted to be the best Michael Jackson impersonator. With extreme dedication Sergio Cortes undertook his mission to perfect all of Michael Jackson’s dance moves, singing style, fashion sense, appearance and eye for putting on an artistic show.
Reportedly he has not gotten any plastic surgery to get his Michael Jackson look, although he likely uses some makeup to perfect his look. He has the Michael Jackson jerry curl style hair from during Michael’s eighties music career. Sergio has the strong Michael Jackson eye look and brows. Photos of him look so close to Michael, that it’s hard to really tell them apart even.
As for sound and dancing techniques, Sergio has all of Michael’s moves and vocal tones down. There are many videos of him on YouTube showcasing his incredible skill at replicating both Michael Jackson’s dancing and voice. Watching him sing and move really reminds people of Michael Jackson.
Currently Sergio Cortes showcases his Michael Jackson impersonation on his “Human Nature Live Show”. Sergio Cortes, five other dancers, four musicians, two other singers and intricate lighting effects perform Michael Jackson’s classic songs with Michael’s unique choreography. “Man in the Mirror”, “Thriller”, “Smooth Criminal” and “Heal the World” are some of the songs performed flawlessly during the “Human Nature Live Show”. Michael Jackson may be seen as the best male pop singer ever and to his credit Sergio Cortes is definitely the best Michael Jackson impersonator ever.
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