Flemish musician who wrote many hit Latin/pop songs and achieved great fame in Belgium and the Netherlands.She was first noticed in Belgium when she competed at the 1999 Eurovision Song Contest. Her star shone even brighter in 2006 when she performed in the country's biggest events and released Gotitas De Amor, her much-anticipated album.She and Ann Christy both became acclaimed Belgian pop stars.BEFORE FAME
She took a liking to music at the age of five and was discovered at a musical talent contest by Patrick Renier when she was 21. Renier would become her manager.PERSONAL LIFE
She was born in Neerpelt, Belgium. Her parents were of Spanish nationality. She was married to longtime boyfriend Mario Winters in 2000, but they split in 2008, after which she began dating Dutch jewel designer Wouter van der Horst.FUN FACTS
World Music Singer Belle Perez were born on Thursday, in a leap year, birthstone is Garnet, the seaon was Winter in the Chinese year of Dragon, it is 15 days until Belle Perez next birthday.