About Gloria Estefan


Music is like therapy. Every kind of music follows a rhythmic pattern. All genres of music either classical or hip-hop or blues or jazz or Latin etc. have a distinct beat. The arrangement of the best forms of rhythm. The rhythmic pattern helps the mind to replenish. It takes us far away from all the tensions, depressions, anxiety, and painful events. Similarly, taking us far away from the problem means implanting a new thought or a new enthusiasm in the mind. This helps to fight every kind of severe condition with a smile and self-confidence. Even doctors refer music to traumatic patients to give them relief from stress and pain.

Quick Infos
Full NameGloria María Milagrosa Fajardo García
Date of BirthSeptember 1, 1957
Birth placeHavana, Cuba
Parent(s)Jose Fajardo (father)
Gloria Fajardo (mother)
Occupationsinger, songwriter, actress and businesswoman
Spouse(s)Emilio Estefan (m. 1978)
Net WorthUS $500 Million

Likewise, Gloria Estefan is also one of the groups of people who take music as a medicine. Gloria underwent a traumatic situation during her childhood. It was emotionally attached to her. She had to face a lot of problems during her childhood. And music became her companion to take her far away from the pathetic situation. Music used to give her a relieving experience.

With the passing amount of time, and getting along with the music, she started singing and playing the guitar. Gloria is famous for being a successful crossover Latin musician. She is one of 100 best selling artists. There is an estimation regarding the sales of her records. It is more than 100 million sold records in the global scenario.


Early life

Gloria Fajardo gave birth to Gloria in Cuba in 1957. His father’s name is Jose Fajardo. During the Cuban revolution, there was political instability in Cuba. Hence his father along with the family was forcefully moved to the U.S. Her bringing was done as per Catholic rituals.

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Gloria Estefan did her schooling from St. Michael -Archangel School. Then she acquired further education in Our Lady of Lourdes Academy in Miami. She completed her Bachelors’s in Psychology from the University of Miami. She has a good command over English, Spanish and French.



Gloria Estefan met the band leader of “Miami Latin Boys” while she was a student. His name was Emilio Estefan. The voice of Gloria left a magical impression on Emilio and he offered her to join the band. Then, he changes the name of the  band to “Miami Sound Machine.” 


The band started to record and release the albums officially from 1977. “Live Again Renacer” was the name of the first album of the band. Then, he gave several hit albums and Disco CBS International signed the band.


The year 1980 was the decade for the band to establish its name on a global scale. The band released an album titling “Miami Sound Machine” in the same decade. After the release of several answers, they were spreading their music works wide.


The significant part of Life of Gloria came in 1987. She became popular for the album of the band “Let it Loose.” She even got high payments for the album. Gloria established herself as a lead singer of the band from the album. The album was not only hit in the U.S. but also in Canada and Australia.


Then Gloria released her solo album titling “Cuts Both Ways” in 1989. The album became a best seller. And the album succeeded to make her reputation as a solo singer. She was moving ahead smoothly in her career as a musician. 

The year 1990 was threatening for her career. Gloria had a terrible car accident. But she recovered fast and surprised everyone including the doctors. 


Gloria was all set to make a home in the heart of the people. She came up with another album titling “Into the light” in 1991. The album carried the message of overcoming the challenges of life to get back to the desired life. Likewise, she came up with a Spanish album “Mi Tierra” in 1993. The album succeeded to become one of the best albums of the year. It had elements of Cuban and Latin music. 

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Then experimenting in Cuban and Latin music, Gloria came up with an album called “Gloria!” In 1998. It was a groovy a hip album targeting young audiences. The album consisted of dance numbers. She did albums like “Miss Little Havana” in 2011 and “The Standards” in 2013. He has been working on her new album “Brazil305” in 2020. She released a song from the album called “Cuando Hay Armor” on June 12, 2020. Gloria also released a parody version of the 1989 song “Get on Your Feet” titling “Put on Your Mask” in April 2020.


Gloria is the first female singer to get the prestigious award: “Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year Award.” Likewise, she became the first pop star to do the performance for the Pope in the year 1995. She has also been part of two movies and some television shows.


Relationship/Personal life

Gloria married Emilio Estefan in 1978. The couple got a promotion to a senior and important stage of life. Likewise, they have become grandparents after her son had a baby. They have two children. And they have a lot of business ventures including hotels and restaurants.


Social Media 

Gloria Estefan is quite active in social media platforms. She goes with the name of “@gloriaestefan” with 587K followers on Instagram, “Gloria Estefan” with 540K followers on Twitter, and her Facebook page “Gloria Estefan” has one million followers. Gloria also has a YouTube Channel with her own name. It has 467K subscribers. It is full of a lot of evergreen videos and new music videos.

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Net Worth

Gloria Estefan has been part of the music industry for more than 40 years. She has been a legendary music artist to have best selling records. Gloria has a lot of concerts and performances time and again. According to the evaluation of her projects and celebritynetworth.net, Gloria Estefan has an approximate net worth of $500 million.


Nutshell Bio

The birth name if Gloria Estefan is Gloria Maria Fajardo. Her current age is 63 years, nationality is American and Cuban and ethnicity is Cuban, Spanish. She has an average height of 5 feet 1 inch and a complementary weight of 55 kgs.