Meet Gloria Estefan

International Superstar, Gloria Estefan, is a Grammy award-winning singer, actress, songwriter, author of two New York Times best-selling children’s books, philanthropist and humanitarian. She is considered one of the world’s most recognizable and beloved performers. Billboard Magazine considers her the single most successful Latin crossover artist in music history.

 

 

Having sold over 100 million records worldwide she’s been awarded with 8 Grammy Awards, an Oscar nominated performance for the song “Music Of My Heart,” a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, an American Music Award for Lifetime Achievement, an induction into the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame, and the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. In 2015, President Obama honored Emilio & Gloria Estefan with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made meritorious contributions to the United States, to world peace, and to cultural endeavors. In 2017, Gloria was the first Cuban-American, singer-songwriter to receive The Kennedy Center Honors. 

 

ON YOUR FEET!, the Tony Award nominated Broadway musical based on the lives and music of Emilio & Gloria Estefan. As Executive Producers, it is the story of two people who—through an unwavering dedication to one another and their pursuit of the American dream— showcased their talent, their music and their heritage to the world in a remarkable rise to global superstardom. On Your Feet!! has received rave critical reviews and nominations for Tony Awards, Outer Critics Circle Awards and Drama League Awards and is now on tour around the world. 

 

She is the founder of the Gloria Estefan Foundation whose mission is to support charitable programs for disadvantaged children, and empower young people through education and opportunity. The Foundation also supports spinal cord research through the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis. In 2021, she shared on an episode of Red Table Talk: The Estefans about how she had been victimized at the age of 9 and hopes to be of service to other victims throughout the world.

 

She recently released her new Grammy winning album, Brazil305 which topped the charts around the world and was one of the hosts of the 2 time Emmy nominated & GLAAD Award nominated Facebook Watch series, Red Table Talk: The Estefans, which premiered Fall of 2020 and its 20 episodes are streaming now. She also voiced, Marta, a character in the critically acclaimed animated film “Vivo” with music written by Lin-Manuel Miranda that was released on Netflix and she has filmed a role in the new ‘Father of the Bride’ film opposite Andy Garcia which is set to air on HBOMax in the Summer of 2022.

 

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