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Gloria Estefan

How much is Gloria Estefan?

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Gloria Estefan net worth:
$500 Million
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She is one of the most successful musician of all time. This Cuban-American singer, producer, and songwriter has a net worth of $500 million. Gloria María Milagrosa Fajardo García was born in Havana (Cuba) on September 1st, 1957. Granddaughter of Spanish emigrants from Asturias.

She was only 16 months old when her family, for political reasons, left the island staying in Miami since her father at that time was Fulgencio Batista’s wife bodyguard. Batista was Cuban dictator before the revolution. He was in jail for a long time. A few years later, he returned to the United States and entered the American Navy, then was transferred to Texas, where the whole family moved. In Texas, was born Rebecca, Gloria’s sister.

Career.

After studied psychology at the university, she joined a group that played Latin music, where she began to sing. After several concerts, she became part of Emilio Estefan’s band as singer, Emilio changed the name of the group for The Miami Sound Machine. Gloria Estefan and Emilio were married in 1978. In 1980, the couple’s first child, Nayib, was born. That same year, Gloria’s father passed away. Also in 1980, they began to publish their first works: Renacer, Miami Sound Machine, Imported. On these albums, they mixed Latin sounds with lyrics in Spanish and English.

In 1981, CBS offered them a contract with which they were released throughout Latin America and published several more albums with The Miami Sound Machine.

Miami Sound Machine & Gloria Estefan.

In 1984, the album Eyes of Innocence was released. The album sold a million copies. The Miami Sound Machine had decided to open to a much wider audience with their first English album. The album recovered a theme from the previous work that was to become success single of the year, “Dr. Beat”.

In 1985, they released Primitive Love from which came the song “Conga”. The album sold 5 million copies. Thanks to this album, Gloria won two American Music awards.

Solo career.

Gloria began her solo career with her first album Cuts Both Ways. The album had a commercial success, managing to sell more than 15 million copies worldwide. The first single, Don’t Want to Lose You, gained popularity reaching the position n °. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for 2 weeks. Other singles like “Cuts Both Ways”, “Get on Your Feet” and “Oye mi Canto” topped Billboard Adult Contemporary.

Also in 1989, she began the Get On Your Feet World Tour visiting Canada, Japan and the United Kingdom. It was also planned to include the United States and Australia on the tour, but in 1990 in Pennsylvania, she had an accident when a tractor crashed into the bus she was traveling on.

 

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Gloria Estefan

Profession
Singer, Producer, Songwriter
Date of Birth
Sep 10, 1957(59 years old)
Nationality
Cuban-American
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