Happy Birthday Juanes! 20 Reasons Why We Love Him

16. Music Lives In His Blood

Music is a family business for Juanes. In an appearance on Live! With Kelly & Michael, Juanes shared details about his childhood infused with music with hosts Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan. “I started when I was seven years old. I started because my brothers and my parents used to sing a lot of tango music, music from South American, folk music,” Juanes said. “Then I fell in love with the guitar and I started to play guitar. And then when I was 14 years old, I got crazy with rock music.” 

17. He's a Humanitarian

Juanes is well known for his humanitarian work, particularly his help with aid for Colombian victims of anti-personnel mines.

18. His Hair

That's all.

19. He's An Activist for the Spanish Language

We all know Juanes is most comfortable with Spanish - he's stated several times that he doesn't plan on singing in English because he thinks and feels in Spanish - though he has sung a few lines in English here and there. We respect that

20. He's An Icon

All the music he's crafted, the words that he's sung, the millions of fans he's won throughout his career have made Juanes a true icon - and one that will be remembered for a very long time.