Michael Buble, the beloved artist, recently opened up about the profound impact that his eldest son’s cancer diagnosis had on his life. In November 2016, Buble’s three-year-old son, Noah, was diagnosed with liver cancer. Although his son received treatment and was given the all-clear the following year, the experience had a lasting effect on Buble, causing him to reflect on what truly matters in life.
For Buble, this diagnosis was a life-altering event that completely transformed his outlook. It made him realize that there is so much more to life than just being an artist and performing on stage. Despite always seeing himself as a superhero, living out his dreams, going through such a challenging time with his son’s illness made him lose touch with his alter ego.
During Noah’s cancer recovery, Buble turned to music as a powerful outlet for his emotions. He poured his heart into writing a heartfelt song called “Forever Now,” dedicated to his children. Through this beautiful composition, he was able to express the immense love and gratitude he felt.
This experience also compelled Buble to reassess his priorities and make significant life decisions. Together with his wife, Luisana Lopilato, they decided to step back from their careers and relocate closer to family in Vancouver, ensuring that Noah received the best possible treatment and support. It was an incredibly tough and frightening ordeal for Buble, but it also ignited a renewed sense of strength and determination within him.
Buble realized that he could overcome any challenge and channeled his energy into creating a remarkable new record. As he gears up for his upcoming UK stadium tour in March, Buble is brimming with joy and profound gratitude. He believes that this upcoming tour is his best show to date, but it’s not just about singing songs or delivering jokes. Buble’s ultimate goal is to be a unifier, to uplift people and bring them together, particularly during these difficult times we are currently living in.
In addition to his successful career, Buble finds immense value in his marriage to Luisana Lopilato. They have been married since 2011 and are blessed with three beautiful children: Elias, Vida, and Cielo. Buble cherishes the importance of supporting and fulfilling each other’s dreams within their relationship. They acknowledge that they are not perfect, but their commitment to being together remains unwavering and strong.
Looking ahead, Buble plans to take a break from touring next year to support Luisana as she embarks on a film project. He wants to prioritize being a present father and husband, just as she has done for him throughout their journey.
Ultimately, what matters most to Michael Buble is his family and the profound love they share. Through the challenges they have faced together, they have emerged stronger and more appreciative of the precious moments they have with one another.