According to his website, Bocelli had his first taste of success in a singing competition in 1970.
He continued to hone his talent, studying voice with Luciano Bettarini.
Pavarotti helped him in his early times and invited him for many charity concerts. It is said that he left his religious works and returned to church in 1994.
It's a song you haven't heard for a while but it brings back lots of memories of good times or sad times.
In 1998, he recorded with Celine Dion which became a part of Quest For Camelot.
In 2010, he was awarded a star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He now lives in Forte Dei Marmi with his current wife and his children.
He lost his eyesight after a football accident in which he suffered brain haemorrhage, after being hit by a football on his head.
He has recorded a lot of songs, which had been sold over 100 million records.