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The King Of Pop Is Back

Impersonators, especially those who choose some of the world’s finest entertainers as their act, help keep the past alive. They undergo intense training, often self-initiated, in order to have the ability to have their character down to their mannerisms. The character’s appearance, speech, and even dance moves are all a part of the package. Dedication, perseverance, and motivation are the most important factors for impersonators. The most famous person that is the most impersonated is Elvis Presley. He was an icon and changed his culture. But there was one other person who did the same, albeit in a different time period. That person, of course, was Michael Jackson.

The number of persons who impersonate Michael reach far into the thousands range. Being able to look like him comes down to make-up and wardrobe, but having the ability to dance like him take another level of dedication to get down. That’s why Sergio Cortes, or better known as the impersonator of Michael Jackson, is known as the best. When it comes to the looks, moves, sounds, and overall feel, there are many times he is mistaken as the real Michael Jackson.

Growing up, Sergio already had the look of Michael Jackson. He had the defined jaw line, skin tone, and same shaped eyes. The similarities were so close that he was used for photo shoots that were passed of as the real Michael Jackson. After realizing he had more than just the looks, he began study the movements and voice pattern of Michael in order to keep his memory alive. He began performing and building a fan base that includes a Facebook page with other 9,000 likes. He has multiple videos on YouTube that received tens of thousands of views. There are even other users that have uploaded his video to spread the word.

In 2009, Sergio began to take the career seriously and unleashed his years of hard work into the world. He quickly rose in popularity due to his uncanny ability to impersonate the King of Pop. With little improvement to make and much room to grow as an icon, Sergio is single handily keeping the memory of Michael Jackson alive. There’s no telling where this will go since he’s already the most famous and best impersonator of Michael Jackson. The only sure thing is that Sergio’s hard word and dedication has helped him make a career out of being his own version of the King of Pop.

Sergio Cortes Nails Michael Jackson Impersonation

Impersonating a celebrity is no easy task and to most is considered a form of art due to how difficult it is to achieve. The ability to copy an individual’s walk, talk, and other various skills requires hard work and a great deal of time, especially when it is someone as famous as Michael Jackson. Sergio Cortes, who also goes by the name Sergio Jackson has completely mastered his impersonation of the moonwalking “King of Pop” who changed music around the world. Cortes gained a high level of popularity in his home country of Brazil when his singing performances and dance style was so similar to Michael Jackson’s that people praised his authenticity. He captures the energetic essence of one of the greatest entertainers that has ever existed.

Cortes’s voice matches the pitch perfect tone that Jackson himself practiced repeatedly and his dress and style are a match to what you would expect from the deceased legend. Whether watching Cortes live or in one of his many youtube videos, you can see the immense talent and dedication he has put into recreating the performances that many longed to see when Jackson was alive. As an employee of Destiny Projects, which specializes in managing artistic development, he is deemed one of the best Michael Jackson impersonators to ever exist. Spectators have reported that if you could compare the two side-by-side today, they would look nearly identical and they could easily be confused for the other.

Cortes hit the spotlight in 2012 when he performed on a tribute show in Madrid. Not only has he been able to flawlessly recreate Jackson’s hits and the choreography that went along with each song, but he has also recreated music videos. His success has not been easy though, as Cortes starting impersonating the singer at a very young age. It has taken many years for him to get to where he is at in terms of ability to impersonate accurately. Through continuous molding and altering his looks to match Jackson’s, Sergio Cortes is nearly indistinguishable. Most recently, Cortes has performed on American Idol and various other television shows throughout the world.

Cortes continues to mesmerize people through his performances and videos. Many are hoping for a tour to be arranged in order to impact the world and show individuals that Michael is still “here” in a tributing way. He places his responsibility on keeping the memories of Michael Jackson alive.