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Cher

Singer + Actress + Songwriter + Author + Entertainer
Female
Born May 20, 1946
Age 67
Hometown El Centro, Califo...
Net Worth $270 Million
Genres Disco + Dance-pop...
Performed With Sonny & Cher + Gr...
Record Label Imperial Records
Height 5' 8" (173 cm)

Cher is an American recording artist, television personality, actress, director, record producer, and philanthropist. Referred to as the Goddess of Pop, she has won an Academy Award, a Grammy Award, an Emmy Award, three Golden Globes, and a Cannes Film Festival Award for her work in film, music, and television. She is the only person in history to receive all these awards.… Read More

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    Sasha Gradiva, Russian Pop Star, Says Anti Gay Laws Aren't 'Really About Gay People'
    Huffington Post - Feb 14, 2014
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    Justin Sayre Of 'The Meeting' Offers His Hopes For 2014
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    The Songwriter Might Surprise You: Artists Who Wrote Hit Songs That Others Made Famous
    Huffington Post - Feb 10, 2014
  • Album Review: 'Saving Mr. Banks' Soundtrack
    San Francisco Chronicle - Feb 07, 2014

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1946 Birth Cher was born Cheryl Sarkisian in El Centro, California, on May 20, 1946. … Read More

TEENAGE

1962 16 Years Old Cher met Sonny Bono, 11 years her senior, in November 1962 when he was working for record producer Phil Spector at Gold Star Studios in Hollywood.
1963 17 Years Old Through Sonny, Cher started as a session singer in 1963, and sang backup on several of Spector’s classic recordings, including The Righteous Brothers' "You've Lost That Loving Feeling", Darlene Love's "A Fine, Fine Boy", The Crystals' "Da Doo Ron Ron", and The Ronettes' "Be My Baby". … Read More
1964 18 Years Old Sonny and Cher became inseparable friends, eventual lovers, and were married in October 1964. … Read More
The first "Sonny and Cher" album, Look At Us, was released in the summer of 1965. … Read More

TWENTIES

1966 20 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1966, Cher released her second solo album on the Imperial Records label, The Sonny Side of Chér. … Read More
1968 - 1973 5 More Events
In 1974, Cher had her third #1 solo hit with "Dark Lady", also from the album of the same name. … Read More
The Cher Show debuted as an elaborate, all-star television special on February 16, 1975 featuring Flip Wilson, Bette Midler and special guest Elton John. … Read More

THIRTIES

1976 30 Years Old 1 More Event
On February 2, 1976, The Sonny and Cher Show debuted with a Top 10 rating and high expectations. … Read More
1978 32 Years Old 1 More Event
She made a brief return to prime time starring in the television specials Cher... Special, in 1978 (for which guest star Dolly Parton was nominated for an Emmy Award) and Cher... and Other Fantasies in 1979. … Read More
1979 - 1981 4 More Events
1982 36 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1982, Cher released I Paralyze, promoting it on American Bandstand and Solid Gold, but with lack of radio support, sales were disappointing. … Read More
1985 39 Years Old 1 More Event
Cher's next film was a starring role in Mask in 1985, directed by Peter Bogdanovich. … Read More

FORTIES

1986 40 Years Old On May 22, 1986, Cher made her first appearance on Late Night with David Letterman. … Read More
Cher returned to Late Night With David Letterman in an appearance on November 13, 1987, this time with ex-husband Sonny Bono, reuniting to sing "I Got You, Babe" for what would be the last time. … Read More
In 1989, Cher released the album Heart of Stone. … Read More
1990 - 1991 2 More Events
1992 46 Years Old 1 More Event
Cher embarked on the Love Hurts Tour throughout 1992. … Read More

FIFTIES

Cher was in London in January 1998 when a call from daughter Chastity brought news of Sonny Bono's death in a skiing accident. … Read More
In January 1999, Cher performed "The Star-Spangled Banner" in front of the Super Bowl XXXIII television audience. … Read More
Tour continued throughout 2000 and became her most successful tour at the time.
In February 2002, still in a dance mode, Cher released the highly anticipated follow-up to Believe: Living Proof, which entered the Billboard 200 at number nine, making it her highest-charting album debut to date and extending her album-chart span to an excess of 37 years. … Read More
In April 2003 The Very Best of Cher, a CD collection of all of her greatest hits spanning her entire career, was released. … Read More
2004 58 Years Old In February 2004, she received another Grammy Award nomination for Best Dance Recording for her song "Love One Another".

LATE ADULTHOOD

2006 60 Years Old …  Cher is still involved with Operation Helmet, and appeared with Dr. Bob Meaders (founder of Operation Helmet) on C-SPAN again on June 14, 2006. … Read More
…  Cher supported Hillary Clinton in her Presidential campaign, as she noted on Entertainment Tonight in February 2008.
2009 63 Years Old In 2009, Cher dated 38-year-old biker Tim Medvetz.
Cher returned to the big screen in the November 2010 musical, Burlesque. … Read More
2011 65 Years Old 1 More Event
She also lent her voice to the 2011 comedy Zookeeper.
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