June 5, 1979 in Almería
Almeria, Andalusia, Spain
David Bisbal Ferré (born in Almería, Spain on June 5, 1979) is a Spanish singer, songwriter, and actor. He gained his initial fame as a runner-up on the interactive reality television show Operación Triunfo. He has since released five studio albums, all of which topped the Spanish Albums Chart, in addition to recording a number of live albums. He has toured throughout Europe and Latin America and is now considered to be a crossover international artist. As of 2012, David Bisbal has sold more than five million records in Spain and America, getting 42 platinum albums, 17 gold and two diamond.