Gloria Estefan

Nadine Caridi

Quick Facts

Date of Birth September 1, 1957
Nationality Cuban-born American
Profession Singer, Song-Writer
Ethnicity Mixed-White
Marital Status Married
Spouse Emilio Estefan (husband)
Married on 1978
Children(s) Emily Marie Consuelo, Nayib Estefan
Net Worth(s) $500 million dollars
Name on Birth Gloria María Milagrosa Fajardo García de Estefan (Full Name)
Divorce Not Yet
Height 1.57 m
Weight N/A
Religion N/A
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Twitter @GloriaEstefan
Body Measurements 35 - 27 - 36 (approx.)
Age 64 Years

Gloria Estefan is one of the top 100 best selling music artists with an estimated 100 million records sold worldwide


Gloria Estefan was born on September 1, 1957 in Havana, Cuba as Gloria María Milagrosa Fajardo García.


As a toddler Estefan fled Cuba with her family when Communist dictator Fidel Castro rose to power. As a child Estefan liked to write poetry, and though she took classical guitar lessons, she found them tedious. She had no inkling that she would someday become a popular music star, but music played a very important role for her as a teenager.

School College

Gloria attended St. Michael-Archangel School and Our Lady of Lourdes Academy in Miami. Gloria Estefan graduated from college in 1979 with a B.A. in psychology, with a minor in French, from the University of Miami.

Father, Mother

Prior to the Cuban Revolution, her father was a Cuban soldier and a bodyguard to Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista. Shortly after they moved to the United States, Gloria's father joined the U.S. military and fought in the Vietnam War and moved to Houston, Texas. Her mother worked as a schoolteacher for the Dade County Public School system.

Children Kids

They have a son, Nayib (born September 2, 1980) and a daughter, Emily Marie (born December 5, 1994). On June 5, 2010 Nayib married Lara Diamante Coppola.

Boyfriend, dating and affair

Gloria became romantically involved with the Miami Sound Machine's band leader, Emilio Estefan, in 1976. They dated for two years prior marriage.

Career Life and Jobs

The first studio album she released was “Live Again/Renacer” in 1977. Since then, Gloria has released an album almost every year, the last one being “Miss Little Havana” in 2011. Sometimes, Gloria has released more than one album in one calendar year. In total, she has released 30 studio albums. Many of these albums have been huge commercial successes. They have been critically acclaimed as well. This is why Estefan has won as many as seven Grammy Awards. Gloria has also won the Hispanic Heritage Award, MTV Video Music Award, Ellis Island Congressional Medal of Honor, and the American Music Award for Lifetime Achievement.

She does a lot of other things apart from singing. She has appeared in a few documentaries and television films, such as Music of the Heart, For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story, 90 Millas Documentary, Marley & Me, Your Mommy Kills Animals, and a few more. Estefan has written a couple of books for children, one of which even reached the New York Times Bestseller list and ranked there at #3. She also collaborated on a cookbook that delves into traditional Cuban recipes.

Husband, Marriage and Divorce

Her husband, Emilio Estefan Jr., was her first and only boyfriend. She and Emilio married on September 2, 1978.

Hot, legs, feet, and pictures

She still manages to look hot and attractive. Her nice feet and legs suit on her very nicely. People often search for her pictures.

Height, weight and age

She has a medium height of five feet and two inches. The height suits her personality and her body also has a good height-weight balance.

Nationality, Ethnicity, religion

She is an American by nationality though she was born in Cuba. She is of Latino ethnicity. She was raised a Catholic.

Net Worth, Salary and income

Gloria Estefan is among the most successful musicians of all times. Her net worth currently stands at $500 Million.

Body Measurements, Body Shape, Body Figure

She has been able to maintain good body shape in recent years too. She had an incredibly hot figure back then and she still works well to look hot and attractive.

Award and Achievement

During her illustrious career, Estefan has won numerous awards including seven Grammys. She also received an American Music Award for Lifetime Achievement and has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. To add to the haul of awards for her musical career, Estefan has also been recognized for her contribution to the immigrant community and in May 1993 received the Ellis Island Congressional Medal of Honor. She is also the recipient of the Hispanic Heritage Award.

Quotes, Gossip and Rumor News

On June 21, 2012 the first Estefan grandchild was born: grandson Sasha Argento Coppola Estefan.

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