The man known simply as 'Enge' by his millions of fans worldwide has sold over 150 million records and is in the Guinness Book of Recordsfor achieving 56 consecutive weeks in the chart with 'Release Me'. From living on the dole and receiving last rites with tuberculosis, to buying a Hollywood palace with a heart-shaped pool and a fleet of fourteen Rolls Royces, Engelbert wears his 'King of Romance' crown so well that horticulturists even named a rose after him. And the love god has certainly lived up to his reputation, indulging in a string of affairs and one-night stands, whilst remaining happily married to his first love Patricia. Forty years on from his early hits 'Enge' is still at the very top, selling out concerts across the world, representing the UK at the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest, and topping the charts in all the major markets. Inspired by the warmth of his millions of affectionate fans and the endless support of his wife, Engelbert shares his incredible life story with openness, humour and astonishing honesty.
Engelbert Humperdinck has been a legend in the international music industry for more than 40 years. He has four Grammy nominations, a Golden Globe, has sold more than 150 million records, and his remarkable voice and extraordinary talent have endeared him to millions of fans around the world. Katie Wright is a show business journalist who writes for such publications as People and US Weekly. She lives in Los Angeles.