What does an Impersonator do?
An Impersonator is someone who copies another person for a career. There are usually three different things that Impersonators will impersonate others for. They are for Entertainment, Crime, or for Decoys. In crime, such in the case like identity theft, people will impersonate others in order to commit a crime. Political and important military figures will hire Impersonators for their own protection, so basically, they can be used as a decoy. Celebrities will get impersonated as well, sometimes even after their deaths, such as the case of Sergio Cortes.
Who is Sergio Cortes?
Sergio Cortes, a Spanish man, was born in Barcelona, Spain, back in 1971. He was always a fan of Michael Jackson, and as a teenager, he began to impersonate the King of Pop out of respect and adoration, however, he truly became well known when he hosted a tribute show for Michael in Madrid back in 2012. He works all throughout Brazil and, according to his fans, is the best MJ impersonator out there.
His appearance and impersonating skills
When anyone takes a look at Sergio, you can clearly see Michael Jackson. They look so similar that some have confused his photos with even Michael’s! They are not only alike in just appearance, however. Sergio is so skilled with his impersonating, he even has a similar voice to Michael as well! Amazingly, Sergio has gotten some of his dances down as well, and many people have told him that he is like a Michael Jackson incarnate.
In Remembrance of the Pop King
After the death of Michael Jackson, Sergio felt that it was extremely necessary to keep the King of Pop alive. That is when he put his impersonation career into full force, and became the embodiment of Michael himself in order to keep his memory alive. Having the title of, ” Best Michael Jackson Impersonator” means that he has a lot of different things that he can do in the future to help the King of Pop to not be forgotten.