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Gloria Estefan Profile

Gloria Estefan Profile

Birth name: Gloria Maria Milagrosa Fajardo García

Birth Date: September 1st, 1957

Birth Place: Havana, Cuba

Height: 5' 2" (1.57 m)

Emilio Estefan Jr.
(2 September 1978 - present) 2 children

Children: Nayib (born 2 Sept 1980) and Emily Marie (b. 5 Dec 1994)

Genres: Latin Pop, Latin Music, Pop, Adult Contemporary

Siblings: one sister, Becky

University of Miami
Our Lady of Lourdes Academy Catholic School in South Miami, Florida.

Got Her Start: as the lead vocalist for the Hispanic dance music band, Miami Sound Machine

Debut Solo Album: Cuts Both Ways (1989)

Breakthrough Solo Single: "Don't Wanna Lose You" (1989)

Did You Know:
Named after her mother
Tour bus crash in March 1990 left her with a broken back.
Her band is "The Miami Sound Machine"
Father was a Vietnam veteran and died of suspected exposure to agent-orange
Her husband, Emilio was her first and only boyfriend.
Once worked as a translator for the U. S. Customs Service at Miami airport.
Her son Nayib is a film major at UCLA
Lives on Star Island in Miami

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