|Birth name||Gloria María Milagrosa Fajardo García|
|Born||1 September 1957
|Oreegin||Miami, Florida, Unitit States|
|Genres||Laitin pop, dance-pop, pop, dance, EDM|
|Occupations||Sangster-sangwriter, actress, hotelier, restauranteur, writer|
|Instruments||Vocals, guitar, percussion|
Crescent Moon / Verve Forecast (2011–present)
|Associatit acts||Emilio Estefan
Miami Sound Machine
Gloria María Milagrosa Fajardo García de Estefan, kent profeesionally as Gloria Estefan (born 1 September 1957) is a Cuban American sangster, sangwriter, actress an entrepreneur. Kent as the "Queen o Laitin Pop", she is in the top 100 best sellin muisic airtists wi an estimatit 90 million records sauld warldwide, 31.5 million o those in the Unitit States alane. She haes wan three Grammy Awards an fower Latin Grammys, an is the maist successful crossover performer in Latin music tae date.
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Early life[edit | edit source]
Gloria María Milagrosa Fajardo was born September 1,1957,in Havana, Cuba, to Jose and Gloria Fajardo. Her maternal grandfather, Leonardo García, immigrated to Cuba from Pola de Siero, Asturias, Spain, where he married Gloria's maternal grandmother, originally from Logroño, Spain. Prior to the Cuban Revolution, her father was a Cuban soldier and a bodyguard to Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista. The Fajardo faimily fled to Miami, Florida as a result of the Cuban Revolution and settled down there. Shortly after they moved to the United States, Gloria's father joined the US military and fought in the Vietnam War an moved to Houston, Texas, having participated in the failed Bay of Pigs invasion. Gloria attended St. Michael-Archangel School an Our Lady of Lourdes Academy in Miami. Her father became ill after returning from Vietnam an Gloria helped her mother, Gloria Fajardo, care for him. Her mother worked as a schoolteacher for the Dade County Public School system. Gloria Estefan graduated from college in 1979 with a B.A. in psychology, with a minor in French, from the University of Miami. Whan she was studying at the university, she worked as an English/Spanish/French translator at Miami International Airport Customs Department and, because of her d abilities, was once approached by the CIA as a possible employee. Estefan was raised Catholic.
Marriage[edit | edit source]
Gloria became romantically involvit wi the Miami Sound Machine's baund leader, Emilio Estefan, in 1976. As she later revealed, "he wis ma first an anerlie boyfriend." She an Emilio marriet on 1 September 1978. They hae a son, Nayib (born 2 September 1980) an a dochter, Emily Marie Consuelo (born 5 Dizember 1994). The family lives in the Star Island section of Miami Beach, Florida., On 5 Juin 2010 Nayib marriet Miami nichtclub promoter Lara Diamante Coppola in the backyard of his parents mega mansion. On 21 Juin 2012 the first Estefan grandbairn wis born: grandson Sasha Argento Estefan Coppola.
Discografie[edit | edit source]
Albums discografie[edit | edit source]
- Main airticle: Gloria Estefan albums discografie
Singles discografie[edit | edit source]
- Main airticle: Gloria Estefan singles discografie
Filmografie[edit | edit source]
|1999||Music of the Heart||Isabel Vazquez||Debut actin performance|
|2000||Little Angelita||Voice Narrator||Animatit Short Film|
|For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story||Emilia||Televeesion film|
|2003||Famous: The Making of Unwrapped||Hersel||Album documentar|
|2007||90 Millas Documentary||Hersel||Album documentar|
|Your Mommy Kills Animals||Hersel||Documentar|
|2008||Marley & Me||Hersel||Cameo appearance|
|2009||G-Force||Juárez||Voice in the Laitin-American version o the film|
|2010||Recording: The History Of Recorded Music||Hersel||Documentar|
|1986||Club Med||-||Ane episode|
|1989||Postcard From Miami with Clive James||Hersel||Ane episode|
|1993||The Hypnotic World of Paul McKenna||Hersel|
|2000||Frasier||Maria||Ane episode: "Something About Dr. Mary"|
|2005||A Capitol Fourth||Hersel|
|2009||Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List||Hersel||Ane episode: "Rosie and Gloria and Griffin... Oh My!"|
|2010||The Marriage Ref||Hersel||Ane episode|
|2011||The X Factor||Herself||Cameo Miami Auditions|
|2012||Glee||Mrs. Maribel Lopez||Episode: "Goodbye"|
|The Next: Fame Is at Your Doorstep||Hersel|
Videografie[edit | edit source]
- Video Éxitos (1986) L.D.L Enterprises
- Homecoming Concert (1989) CMV
- Evolution (1990) CMV
- Coming Out Of The Dark (1991) SMV
- Into The Light World Tour (1992) SMV
- Everlasting Gloria! (1995) EMV
- The Evolution Tour Live In Miami (1996) EMV
- Don't Stop (1998) EMV
- Que siga la tradición (2001) EMV
- Live In Atlantis (2002) EMV
- Famous (2003) (Video journal about making-of Unwrapped LP; included in CD package)
- Live & Unwrapped (2004) EMV
Beuks[edit | edit source]
- The Magically Mysterious Adventures of Noelle the Bulldog (2005) ISBN 0-06-082623-1.
- Noelle's Treasure Tale: A New Magically Mysterious Adventure (2006)
- Estefan's Kitchen (2008)
Tours[edit | edit source]
- Main airticle: Leet o Gloria Estefan concert tours
See also[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- "Gloria Estefan - Latin Pop Superstar". Latinmusic.about.com. 2007-08-24. Retrieved 2011-12-30.
- "Gloria Estefan - Queen of Latin Pop". Wow! Miami. Retrieved 2011-12-30.
- "everlastinggloriaestefan : Gloria Estefan: The Queen of Latin / Pop". Launch.groups.yahoo.com. 2000-08-20. Retrieved 2011-12-30.
- [http://www.latingrammy.com/en/press-release/gloria-estefan-be-honored-2008-latin-recording-academy-person-year Gloria Estefan to be Honored as 2008 Latin Recording Academy® Person of the Year Latin Grammy Award (Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences)
- "Celebrity Counsel For Miami GuitarTown Gloria Estefan Autographs Gibson Les Paul Sculpture 'Gateway to the Americas'", Miami GuitarTown, Gibson Guitar Corporation, March 17, 2009
- ""Top Selling Artists" list at RIAA site". Riaa.com. Retrieved 2011-12-30.
- "Gloria Estefan Biography on Family Roots (Spanish)". Lne.es. Retrieved 2011-12-30.
- "Gloria Estefan Interview.(Spanish)" (in (Spainyie)). Ar-revista.com. Retrieved 2011-12-30.
- "Sister Ann Christine Charron, IHM", IHM Sisters – Then and Now, January 2010, Sister Ann Christine Charron, IHM., who had mentored Gloria Estefan at St. Michael-Archangel School.
- "Gloria Estefan", South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Florida
- "Gloria Estefan Biography on". Biography.com. 1957-09-01. Retrieved 2011-12-30.
- "Gloria Estefan Could Have Been a Spy", People magazine, March 4, 2009
- "Gloria Estefan: 'La CIA me propuso ser espía'", People en Español, March 3, 2009.
- "Golden Girl". Miami Herald. May 30, 1998.
- Gloria Estefan biography[deid airtin]
- "Emilio Estefan biography". Superiorpics.com. Retrieved 2011-12-30.
- Emily My Miracle Baby
- "Gloria Estefan's Miami Beach, Florida home", Celebrity Detective
- "Gloria Estefan - Biography of a Latin Superstar". Latinmusic.about.com. 1957-09-01. Retrieved 2011-12-30.
- Selecta Magazine: Nayib Estefan's Wedding
- Q&A: Lara Diamante Coppola Estefan :: Articles :: Ocean Drive Magazine. Oceandrive.com. Retrieved on 2012-12-17.
- Lara Coppola Dock Marriage
- Gloria Estefan Is First Time Grandmother
- "Eerste kleinkind Gloria Estefan". De Telegraaf. 2012-06-21. Retrieved 2012-06-21.
- G-Force review. "GLORIA ESTEFAN MÉXICO" Gloria Estefan Mexico web site (in Spanish)
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