Alejandro Fernandez was born April 24, 1971 in Mexico City; the son of one of Mexico's best artistS, Vicente Fernandez and Maria Del Refugio Abarca. Alejandro has lived his years in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico., were he was registered by his parents. He was raised between "Los Tres Potrillos" ranch and the city, which made him an exceptional horseman, animal expert, and admirer of country people. Alejandro made his first appearance at the age of three, where he interpreted "Alejandra" before a ten thousand people audience. Throughout his youth Alejandro has dedicated himself to other activities including Architecture. Alejandro released his first album in December 1992, called "Alejandro Fernandez" in which his skills were evident. In 1993, after a successful tour throught Mexico and the US, he performed with his father, Vicente Fernandez. In 1994 he released another album called "Grandes Exitos a la Manera de Alejandro Fernandez" with interpretations of song by great authors. "Que Seas Muy Feliz" was released in 1995, with the song "Como quien pierde una estrella" a big hit on local radio stations and the first success of his career.
Alejandro also known as "El Potrillo" frequented Palenques, small stages, where the true story of Mexican music is written. In 1996 he earned a Double Platinum Record with his production "Muy Dentro de Mi Corazon". In 2002, the National Instituition of High Arts paid tribute to the most remarkable twentieth Century Mexican Musician with a double record titled "un Canto a Mexico Con Alejandro Fernandez". Alejandro was once again signalled as the most perfect figure to represent Mexican Culture, due to his presence and extraodrinary vocal gifts. In a rediscovery of Mexican music, Alejandro has led a generational movement heard in many economic and social levels. He considers it of great importance to bring Mexican traditional music to all edges of the planet. Generating a higher impact then the one in Latin America and the United States.
Full Name at Birth
El Potrillo (The Colt)
Date of Birth
Claim to Fame
Hechizo de amor
Sony Music Latin (1992–2008)
Universal Music Latino (2009–present)
Sony Latin (1992–2008)
Universal Latino (2009–present)
Celebrity Talent International