Described as ‘specialising in gentle observational comedy, enlivened by his flair for accents and sound effects’, the Washington Post called him ‘capable of finding humour anywhere’, which certainly bodes well for the UAE audience.
A powerhouse on social media, too, Iglesias’ 900,000 Twitter fans are regularly treated to his irreverent one-liners and soundbites.
In a recent interview with wegotthiscovered.com, the 39 year old revealed he took his greatest influence from comedians Robin Williams and Eddie Murphy, as well as Billy Crystal.
He added: “I like Chris Rock, too, and his fearlessness on stage, not so much his material because I don’t get political. I don’t get into that vein, but I’m a huge fan. Jim Jefferies I’m a big fan of, Joey Diaz I’m a big fan of, and all these guys that go into veins that I don’t touch because again I just try to keep the show broad, keep it friendly and don’t ruffle any feathers.