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Gloria Estefan


Gloria María Milagrosa Fajardo García de Estefan, known professionally as Gloria Estefan is a Cuban-born American singer, songwriter, actress and entrepreneur. Known as the "Queen of Latin Pop", she is in the top 100 best selling music artists with an estimated 90 million records sold worldwide, 31.5 million of those in the United States alone. She has won three Grammy Awards and four Latin Grammys, and is the most successful crossover performer in Latin music to date.… Read More

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1957 Birth Born on September 1, 1957.


1976 18 Years Old Gloria became romantically involved with the Miami Sound Machine's band leader, Emilio Estefan, in 1976. … Read More


1978 20 Years Old She and Emilio married on September 2, 1978. They have a son, Nayib (born September 2, 1980) and a daughter Emily (born December 5th 1994). The family lives in the Star Island section of Miami Beach, Florida. On June 5, 2010 Nayib married Lara Diamante Coppola in the backyard of his parents' mega mansion. … Read More


1988 - 1990 3 More Events
1991 33 Years Old 1 More Event
Estefan returned to the charts with a concept album, Into the Light, in 1991.
1992 34 Years Old Also in 1992, Estefan sang backup on fellow Cuban-American singer-songwriter Jon Secada's breakthrough single "Just Another Day".
…  Her 1993 Spanish-language album Mi Tierra won the first of her three Grammy Awards for Best Tropical Latin Album. … Read More
1994 - 1995 2 More Events
1996 38 Years Old On July 18, 1996, Estefan embarked on her Evolution World Tour (her first tour in five years), which covered the United States, Canada, Europe, Latin America, Australia, South Africa and Asia.


1998 - 2003 4 More Events
2004 46 Years Old The Live & Re-Wrapped Tour, was produced by Clear Channel Entertainment. It began in Hidalgo, Texas on July 30, 2004, and played in 26 cities; it featured Estefan's greatest hits, along with new material from Unwrapped. … Read More
2005 47 Years Old On April 7, 2005, Estefan participated in "Selena ¡VIVE! … Read More
2006 48 Years Old In October 2006, Sony released a 2-CD compilation The Essential Gloria Estefan, featuring her hits from 1984 to 2003, Estefan made several radio and television appearances to promote The Essential Gloria Estefan. … Read More


2008 50 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2008, Estefan appeared during the seventh season of American Idol, in the special charity episode "Idol Gives Back", performing her song "Get on Your Feet" along with Sheila E.. … Read More
In 2009, Estefan announced plans for her "farewell tour" of Latin America and South America. … Read More
Estefan began 2010 with a charity single: she and her husband, producer Emilio Estefan, Jr., invited artists to record "Somos El Mundo", a Spanish-language version of Michael Jackson's song "We Are The World".
…  On April 7, 2011, Estefan made an unannounced appearance at auditions for The X Factor in Miami, and gave encouragement to the 7,500 participants gathered outside the Bank United Center for auditions.
She spoke at TEDx Via della Conciliazione, on April 19, 2013, on the theme "Religious freedom today". … Read More
In April 2014, Gloria and her husband Emilio, were honored at the 2014 "Power of Love Event for Keep Memory Alive" in Las Vegas, where big names of the musical industry such as Queen Latifah, Ricky Martin, Rita Moreno and Gloria's friend, Carole King, offered the couple a tribute to their music. … Read More
…  In 2015 she was added to the list of Now It Counts as one of The Most Powerful Americans and in Billboard Top 30 Most Influential Latin Artists Of All Time. … Read More
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