I don't believe in a public commercial duet between my kids and me." Enrique and tennis pro Kournikova, 32, first met on the set of the singer's "Escape" music video in 2001.
Although they've been an item for quite some time, marriage doesn't seem to be on their agenda.
He is also the largest foreign record seller in Brazil, France, Romania and Italy, among many others.
In his country, Spain, he is the artist who has sold the most, with 23 million records.
The accident smashed his lower spine and left him unable to walk for two years.
A nurse at the hospital brought him a guitar to give him something to do and Iglesias the singer-songwriter was born.
"There's no reason why -- it's not his fault, and it's not my fault." Iglesias and his dad, who is the best-selling Latin music artist in history, have had a strained relationship over the years.PHOTOS: Celebrity music video couples "I've never really thought marriage would make a difference.The Spanish-American hunk also adressed how he had turned down lucrative deals to appear on reality singing competitions like American Idol, The X Factor, and even the original cast of The Voice because of devotion to his musical career.Not 5pm, mind, or quarter past but at five to five. He is 70 now, the most successful Latin music artist bar none and still touring constantly."Why do I do it? I am like a man who needs insulin and without it he will die.The phone rings and I've barely got a syllable out before he is firing questions at me, without even saying "hello". "It's beautiful, the water temperature is 28 degrees. I live here 60 or 70 days of the year because I have my recording studio here."The rest of the time I am in Miami or Spain or all over. I must have a big injection every day."It is a privilege for me to play all these beautiful places all over the world. I don't feel secure when I am asleep."Perhaps what drives him is the fact that his entire career is a fluke.