Gloria Estefan

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This name uises Spaingie namin customs; the first or paternal faimily name is Fajardo an the seicont or maternal faimily name is García.
Gloria Estefan
Gloria Estefan 2009.jpg
Background information
Birth name Gloria María Milagrosa Fajardo García
Born (1957-09-01) 1 September 1957 (age 61)
Havana, Cuba
Oreigin Miami, Florida, Unitit States
Genres Laitin pop, dance-pop, pop, dance, EDM
Thrift Sangster-sangwriter, actress, hotelier, restauranteur, writer
Instruments Vocals, guitar, percussion
Years active 1977–present
Labels Epic (1977–2006)
Burgundy (2007–2010)
Crescent Moon / Verve Forecast (2011–present)
Associate acts Emilio Estefan
Miami Sound Machine
Wabsteid gloriaestefan.com

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",[1][2][3] she is in the tap 100 best sellin muisic airtists wi an estimatit 90 million records sauld warldwide,[4][5] 31.5 million o those in the Unitit States alane.[6] She haes wan three Grammy Awards an fower Latin Grammys, an is the maist successfu crossover performer in Latin music tae date.

Early life[eedit | eedit soorce]

Gloria María Milagrosa Fajardo wis born September 1,1957,in Havana, Cuba, tae Jose an Gloria Fajardo. Her maternal grandfather, Leonardo García, immigrated tae Cuba frae Pola de Siero, Asturias, Spain, whaur he mairit Gloria's maternal grandmother, oreeginally frae Logroño, Spain.[7][8] Prior tae the Cuban Revolution, her faither wis a Cuban soldier an a bodyguard tae Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista. The Fajardo faimily fled tae Miami, Florida as a result of the Cuban Revolution an settled doun thare. Shortly efter thay moved tae the United States, Gloria's faither joined the US military an focht in the Vietnam War an moved tae Houston, Texas, haein participated in the failed Bay of Pigs invasion. Gloria attended St. Michael-Archangel School[9] an Our Lady of Lourdes Academy in Miami. Her faither became ill efter returning frae Vietnam an Gloria helped her mither, Gloria Fajardo, care for him. Her mither worked as a schoolteacher for the Dade County Public School seestem. Gloria Estefan graduated frae college in 1979 wi a B.A. in psychology, wi a minor in French, frae the University of Miami.[10][11] Whan she wis studyin at the varsity, she worked as an Inglis/Spaingie/French translator at Miami International Airport Customs Department an, acause of her d abilities, wis ance approached bi the CIA as a possible employee.[12][13] Estefan wis raised Catholic.[14]

Marriage[eedit | eedit soorce]

Gloria Estefan receivin flouers for her birthday at her shaw in the Ahoy Rotterdam, 1 September 2008

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.[15][16] Thay hae a son, Nayib (born 2 September 1980) an a dochter, Emily Marie Consuelo (born 5 Dizember 1994).[17] The faimily lives in the Star Island section of Miami Beach, Florida.,[16][18][19] On 5 Juin 2010 Nayib marriet Miami nichtclub promoter Lara Diamante Coppola[20][21] in the backyard of his parents mega mansion.[22] On 21 Juin 2012 the first Estefan grandbairn wis born: grandson Sasha Argento Estefan Coppola.[23][24]

Discografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Albums discografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Studio albums

Release date Title
1984
Eyes of Innocence
1985
Primitive Love
1987
Let It Loose / Anything for You
1989
Cuts Both Ways
1991
Into The Light
1993
Mi Tierra
1994
Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me
1995
Abriendo Puertas
1996
Destiny
1998
gloria!
2000
Alma Caribeña
2003
Unwrapped
2007
90 Millas
2011
Miss Little Havana

Singles discografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Filmografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Film
Year Film Role Notes
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[25]
2010 Recording: The History Of Recorded Music Hersel Documentar
Televeesion
Year Title Role Notes
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[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Video Éxitos (1986) L.D.L Enterprises
  • Homecoming Concert (1989) CMV
  • Evolution (1990) CMV
  • Coming Out Of The Dark (1991) SMV
  • Into The Light Warld Tour (1992) SMV
  • Everlasting Gloria! (1995) EMV
  • The Evolution Tour Live In Miami (1996) EMV
  • Don't Stap (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[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 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[eedit | eedit soorce]

See also[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Gloria Estefan - Latin Pop Superstar". Latinmusic.about.com. 2007-08-24. Retrieved 2011-12-30. 
  2. "Gloria Estefan - Queen of Latin Pop". Wow! Miami. Retrieved 2011-12-30. 
  3. "everlastinggloriaestefan : Gloria Estefan: The Queen of Latin / Pop". Launch.groups.yahoo.com. 2000-08-20. Retrieved 2011-12-30. 
  4. [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)
  5. "Celebrity Counsel For Miami GuitarTown Gloria Estefan Autographs Gibson Les Paul Sculpture 'Gateway to the Americas'", Miami GuitarTown, Gibson Guitar Corporation, March 17, 2009
  6. ""Top Selling Artists" list at RIAA site". Riaa.com. Retrieved 2011-12-30. 
  7. "Gloria Estefan Biography on Family Roots (Spanish)". Lne.es. Retrieved 2011-12-30. 
  8. "Gloria Estefan Interview.(Spanish)" (in (in Spaingie)). Ar-revista.com. Retrieved 2011-12-30. 
  9. "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.
  10. "Gloria Estefan", South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Florida
  11. "Gloria Estefan Biography on". Biography.com. 1957-09-01. Retrieved 2011-12-30. 
  12. "Gloria Estefan Could Have Been a Spy", People magazine, March 4, 2009
  13. "Gloria Estefan: 'La CIA me propuso ser espía'", People en Español, March 3, 2009.
  14. "Golden Girl" Check |url= value (help). Miami Herald. May 30, 1998. 
  15. Gloria Estefan biography[deid airtin]
  16. 16.0 16.1 "Emilio Estefan biography". Superiorpics.com. Retrieved 2011-12-30. 
  17. Emily My Miracle Baby
  18. "Gloria Estefan's Miami Beach, Florida home", Celebrity Detective
  19. "Gloria Estefan - Biography of a Latin Superstar". Latinmusic.about.com. 1957-09-01. Retrieved 2011-12-30. 
  20. Selecta Magazine: Nayib Estefan's Wedding
  21. Q&A: Lara Diamante Coppola Estefan :: Articles :: Ocean Drive Magazine. Oceandrive.com. Retrieved on 2012-12-17.
  22. Lara Coppola Dock Marriage
  23. Gloria Estefan Is First Time Grandmother
  24. "Eerste kleinkind Gloria Estefan". De Telegraaf. 2012-06-21. Retrieved 2012-06-21. 
  25. G-Force review. "GLORIA ESTEFAN MÉXICO" Gloria Estefan Mexico web site (in Spanish)

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