No matter how old we get, we never forget the things that made us smile when we were children. If we are lucky, we can use memories to take us back to a happier time in our lives. But the ability to take that childlike wonder and translated into a career that can make other people happy as well has a greater meaning.
Sergio Cortés has managed to take a lifelong obsession with one of his childhood heroes and make an occupation of it, making thousands of people happy in the process. He is now known as one of the best Michael Jackson impersonators in the world, and his story of how he got there is nothing short of amazing.
With Sergio Cortés was a child, he watched Michael Jackson and the Jackson five reform on television. Like millions of others, he adored the amazing showmanship of the group, and Michael in particular. He was greatly influenced by the soulful stylings and dynamic performance of the five-year-old performer. Throughout the years, Cortés copied and emulated Jackson’s mannerisms and performances.
What Cortés did out of love, soon became an unknowing path toward a career as a Michael Jackson impersonator. Now, he is now regarded as one of the best Michael Jackson impersonators in world, frequently giving performances to audiences live as well as on television.
Cortés received his big break quite by accident. He was in public dressed like Jackson, when a newspaper photographer saw him and asked him if he could take a picture and put it in his newspaper. Cortez gave the photographer permission to take his photo, and soon after the photographs appeared in a large newspaper. Little did Cortés know that those pictures would seek to him becoming an Michael Jackson impersonator, a joyful position that he has now done for years.
Even though he is well known, people are still stunned when they see him. His resemblance to Michael Jackson is so uncanny, it unnerves people. For his Facebook fans, he continually takes pictures based on Michael Jackson’s career, and in particular his career around the time of his “Bad” album, and posts pictures to his fan page. He also appears on numerous Spanish television shows such as “Laura”, and others, and does concerts and appearances for thousands of screaming fans. Cortés is currently managed by Destiny Projects, and artist management and development company.