José José World Music Singer

José José
Birth Place:
Q16491180, Mexico
February 17, 1948
Death Date:
September 28, 2019 (age 71)
Birth Sign:

He was born on February 17, 1948 (died on September 28, 2019, he was 71 years old) in Q16491180 as Jose Rómulo Sosa Ortís. His nickname was (The Prince of Song), El Príncipe de la Canción, Pepe Sosa, Sosa Ortiz Jose Romulo.


José Rómulo Sosa Ortiz known by his stage name José José is a Mexican singer musician and occasional actor. Born and raised in Mexico City into a family of musicians José began his musical career in his early teens playing guitar and singing in serenades. He later joined a jazz and bossa nova trio where he sang and played the bass and double bass. José found success as a solo artist in the early 1970s. read more

His Parents

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José Sosa Esquivel
José Sosa Esquivel

His father José Sosa Esquivel and José Sosa Esquivel was 24 years old when José born. His father was a Mexican opera singer.

Is José José still alive?

No, he died on 09/28/2019, 1 year ago. He was 71 years old when he died. Cause of death: pancreatic cancer. He died in Homestead and buried in Panteón Francés .

What was José's zodiac sign?

José José zodiac sign was aquarius.


José José had 1 sibling. José (13 years younger)


His first feature film was The Beehive (1982, as Prestamista). He was 34 when he starred in this movie. Since 1982, he has appeared in 8 feature films. The last one is Gavilán o Paloma (1985). In this movie, we watched him in the José Sosa 'José José' character .

When his last album José por Siempre José released, he was 72 years old. This album 'José por Siempre José' contains 16 tracks

His first album Cuando Tu Me Quieras released 49 years ago, he was 24 years old. There were 10 songs in this album.

Awards (11)

Awarded Billboard Latin Music Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012 , awarded Latin Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2003 , awarded Billboard Latin Music Hall of Fame in 1996 , awarded Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year in 2004 , awarded star on Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2003 ,


    José José had four marriages.

  • Anel Noreña

    Anel Noreña

    He married with Anel Noreña in 1976. José José was 27 and Anel Noreña was 31 years old. After 15 years, they break up in 1991.

  • Sara Salazar

    Sara Salazar

    José married with Sara Salazar in 1995. José was 46 years old. They ended their 24 years marriage in 2019.

  • Anel

    Anel, Actress

    He married with Anel (75), in 1976. José was 27 and Anel was 31 years old. They finished their 15 years marriage in 1991.

  • Natalia Herrera Calles

    Natalia Herrera Calles

    He married with Natalia Herrera Calles in 1970. José José was 21 years old. After 5 years, they break up in 1975.


He had one child, Jose (45) . When his first child, Jose Joel Carmelo, was born, José José was 27 years old.

Top José José Songs

  1. El Ultimo Adiós - Varios Artistas Version (Album El Ultimo Adiós, released 19 years ago)
  2. El Amar Y El Querer (Album Reencuentro, released 44 years ago)
  3. Gavilán O Paloma (Album Reencuentro, released 44 years ago)
  4. Si Me Dejas Ahora (Album Si Me Dejas Ahora, released 41 years ago)
  5. Vamos A Darnos Tiempo (Album Gracias, released 40 years ago)
  6. Lo Dudo (Album Secretos, released 35 years ago)
  7. Preso (Album José José Duetos Volumen 2, released 4 years ago)
  8. El Triste (Album Jose Jose 25 Años Vol. 1, released 31 years ago)
  9. Almohada (Album 15 Exitos De Oro, released 31 years ago)
  10. Lo Que No Fue No Será (Album Jose Jose 25 Años Vol. 1, released 31 years ago)
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When is José José's next birthday?

José José was born on the , which was a Tuesday

José José net worth

He had a net worth of 5 million dollars.

His real name:
Birth name of José José is Jose Rómulo Sosa Ortís