Gloria Estefan is a multi-award winning Cuban-American singer-songwriter and actress who first gained stardom as the lead singer of the band Miami Sound Machine. She and the band released a number of hit singles, including Conga and Anything For You. She went on to establish a solo career in 1989 and released numerous hits including Rhythm Is Gonna Get You and Oye!
In 1978, she and musician Emilio Estefan of the Miami Sound Machine fame tied the knot. The couple's first child Nayib was born in 1980. In 1994, the pair welcomed their second child named Emily.
In 1990, she almost lost her life when her tour bus was involved in a horrific accident in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
In recognition of her contribution to American music, in 2015, U.S. President Barack Obama bestowed upon her the most prestigious civilian award in America the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
I have a very open line of communication with both my children.Gloria Estefan
Motherhood is... difficult and... rewarding.Gloria Estefan
My mom was a source of strength.She showed me by example that women, regardless of how difficult life may get, can do it all.Gloria Estefan
My mom was definitely very strict with me.Gloria Estefan
The sad truth is that opportunity doesn't knock twice.Gloria Estefan
is a famous Cuban-American singer-songwriter and actress,
who was born on
September 1, 1957. As a person born on this date, Gloria Estefan is listed in our database as the 11th
most popular celebrity for the day (September 1) and the 29th most popular for the year (1957).
People born on September 1
fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin.
Gloria Estefan is the 322nd most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Gloria Estefan's birthday, Gloria Estefan is the 2nd most famous Cuban-American and ranks 20th in famous people born in Havana, Cuba.
In general, Gloria Estefan ranks as the 3715th
most popular famous person, and the 403rd most popular singer of all time.
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