They say everyone has a doppelganger. Well then, Michael Jackson’s doppelganger could be Sergio Cortes. Cortes is a Michael Jackson impersonator that looks, moves, and dances so much like Michael Jackson, people can’t tell them apart. It has been that way all of Sergio Cortes’ life.
As a pre-teen in Barcelona, Spain, people would come from all over to see Sergio Cortes dance and take pictures of his face because he looked so much like Michael Jackson. Bunches of newspaper and magazine articles were written about him by the time he was a teen. When images and video of Cortes mimicking Michael made their way online, Cortes became an international star.
That was 30 years ago. Today Cortes is in his 40s and is in even more demand than ever. The passing of Michael Jackson has left a void in many people’s lives, but seeing Sergio Cortes impersonating Michael helps to fill that void. And Cortes is glad to do it. Michael Jackson was his childhood idol and through a trick of nature the two look identical. Cortes feels like it’s a sacred duty to bring pleasure to as many people as possible with his impersonations of the king of pop. So he travels all over the world doing just that.
Cortes recently started a European tour that began in Italy and will take him through some of Europe’s best known cities. It’s a large production with dancers, back-up singers, and an amazing light show. The response from the fans has been tremendous. There are some of the same screaming fans that attended Michael Jackson’s concerts. Cortes is greeted warmly, and after a few minutes, the music and the moves take over and the fans get caught up in the experience. For a few hours they get to enjoy the magic of Michael Jackson once more.
For Sergio Cortes it’s an exhilarating experience. He, too, is swept up by the music and the moment as he does the movements he’s been doing his entire life. What makes people call Sergio Cortes the best Michael Jackson impersonator ever is not just their shared looks and his flawless mimicking of Michael’s moves. It’s also the way Cortes has mastered Michael’s mannerisms. The complete production draws fans into the show and the spirit of Michael Jackson seems to permeate the atmosphere. To many people seeing Sergio Cortes impersonate Michael Jackson is an unforgettable experience.