The king of pop is dead. Long live the king of pop. But for people that love Michael Jackson and want to see his music performed just the way Michael did it, check out Michael Jackson impersonator Sergio Cortes. Cortes is widely hailed as the world’s best Michael Jackson impersonator. And with good reason. Anyone that has seen Cortes perform live or viewed one of his videos on the internet will admit that Sergio Cortes looks, moves, and sings just like Michael Jackson. It uncanny to see two people that are not related look so much alike. For many it’s helped ease the pain of the untimely death of the king of pop.
There are many Michael Jackson impersonators. Most slather themselves with make-up, dress like Michael did, and try to mimic a few of his moves. Sergio Cortes takes it to an entirely different level. First of all, even without make-up he is a dead ringer for Michael Jackson. But it’s when you see him dance that you understand what all the excitement is about. Cortes has all Michael’s moves down pat. When he takes the stage and starts to perform, people lose their minds. Almost immediately they begin to feel like they’re watching the real Michael Jackson in action.
Sergio Cortes is a native of Barcelona, Spain. Ever since he was a child people always commented on how much he looked like Michael Jackson. He seemed to look more like Michael every day. Plus Cortes idolized Michael and practiced his dance moves all the time. They seemed to come natural to him. He executed them flawlessly. People came from miles around just to see him dance. By the time he was a teenager he was appearing on television and doing live shows all over Spain. He became a local celebrity. People even took pictures of him and sold them to the unsuspecting as pictures of the real Michael Jackson.
Soon stories about Sergio Cortes the Michael Jackson lookalike began appearing in newspapers and magazines throughout Spain. One reporter uploaded a video of Cortes mimicking Michael’s dance moves. Overnight Cortes became an international sensation. He looked, moved, and had gestures so much like Michael the king of pop himself once hired him.