Birth Name: Alejandro Sánchez Pizarro
Place of Birth: Madrid, Spain
Date of Birth: 18 December, 1968
Ethnicity: Spanish [Andalusian]
Alejandro Sanz is a Spanish singer, songwriter, and musician. He is the son of Jesús Sánchez Madero, of Algeciras, Cádiz, and María Pizarro Medina, of Alcalá de los Gazules, Cádiz. He is married to Raquel Perera. Alejandro has a daughter with his former wife, Mexican model Jaydy Michel; a son with his former partner, Puerto Rican fashion designer Valeria Rivera; and two children with Raquel.
A DNA test of uncertain value whose results were displayed on the show El árbol de tu vida stated that the genetic ancestry of Alejandro’s uncle, Francisco Pizarro Medina, matches to the following countries:
*10% the Philippines
Alejandro’s paternal grandparents were named Teófilo Sánchez and Concepción Madero.
Alejandro’s maternal grandfather was José Pizarro Torres (the son of Antonio Pizarro Álvarez and Francisca Torres Amador). José was born in Alcalá de los Gazules. Antonio was the son of José Pizarro Rodríguez and Francisca Álvarez Berrocal. Alejandro’s great-grandmother Francisca was the daughter of Francisco Torres Domínguez and Francisca Amador Mejías.
Alejandro’s maternal grandmother was María Medina González (the daughter of Francisco Medina González and María Muñiz Martínez). Alejandro’s great-grandmother María was the daughter of Manuel María de los Santos del Corazón de Jesús Muñiz Toledo and María Martínez Valverde.