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María Conchita Alonso
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María Conchita Alonso

Singer + Actress
Female
Born Jun 29, 1957

María Conchita Alonso, better known as María Conchita, is a three time Grammy Award–nominated singer/songwriter and actress. María Conchita Alonso was born María Concepción Alonso Bustillo in Cienfuegos, Cuba, the daughter of Ricardo Alonso and Maria Conchita Bustillo. Her family moved to Venezuela when she was five years old, in 1962.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1957 Birth Born on June 29, 1957.
1962 5 Years Old María Conchita Alonso was born María Concepción Alonso Bustillo in Cienfuegos, Cuba, the daughter of Ricardo Alonso and María Conchita Bustillo. Her family moved to Venezuela when she was five years old, in 1962, after the Cuban Revolution.

TEENAGE

1971 14 Years Old She had her first experience in show business when she was crowned Miss Teenager of the World in 1971, and was Miss World/Venezuela in 1975 where she became sixth runner-up in the Miss World pageant won by Puerto Rico's Wilnelia Merced; she quickly became a top model and a popular singer/actress in Venezuela.

TWENTIES

1979 22 Years Old Alonso's first gold album and number one song in the charts was "Love Maniac" in 1979, her name as a singer back then was A'mbar, after that followed her second number 1 with "The Witch" and soon after "Dangerous Rhythm". … Read More
1984 27 Years Old 1 More Event
As her two albums with Ambar and her solo debut were recorded in English, it was her second album "Maria Conchita" from 1984 that made her a singing star in the Spanish-speaking market, receiving a "Best Latin Artist" Grammy nomination for it in 1985.

THIRTIES

1995 38 Years Old She was one of the few Latin-born actresses to star in a Broadway show in 1995, playing Aurora in Kiss of the Spider Woman. … Read More

FIFTIES

2007 50 Years Old She has appeared on Sean Hannity's Hannity's America on May 6, 2007, Hannity & Colmes on June 1, 2007 and Bill O'Reilly's The O'Reilly Factor on August 13, 2007 and March 11, 2009.
2008 51 Years Old In the fall of 2008, Alonso endorsed the presidential campaign of Republican nominee John McCain, writing:
2010 53 Years Old Alonso issued an "Open Letter to Sean Penn" online on March 29, 2010 regarding his support of then-President Hugo Chávez. … Read More
2011 54 Years Old In December 2011, she got into a heated exchange with Penn at a Los Angeles airport during which Penn called her a pig and she responded by calling Penn a communist.
2012 55 Years Old In an August 2012 Spreecast interview, Alonso stated her opposition to the reelection of President Obama, saying that if reelected he will take steps to make the United States become more like Venezuela under the Chávez government.
2014 57 Years Old In January 2014, Alonso resigned from a San Francisco production of The Vagina Monologues after appearing in an advertisement for Republican candidate for Governor Tim Donnelly. In September, 17 2014, Republica Bolivariana de Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro asked Interior Minister Miguel Rodriguez Torres to pursue on court legal actions to strip Maria Conchita of her Venezuelan citizenship. … Read More
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