Knowledge Identifier: +Gloria_Estefan
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1957.
Countries: United States (44%), Florida (22%), (7%)
Linked to: Target Corporation, Fox Broadcasting Company, Gibson Guitar Corporation, Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Emilio Estefan - Gloria Estefan became romantically involved with Estefan, who was the Miami Sound Machine's band leader, in 1976
Gloria Estefan graduated from college in 1979 with a B.A. in psychology, with a minor in French, from the University of Miami
Growing in popularity in both the United States and around the world, the group would continue recording and issuing various works for Discos CBS International through 1985
In 1988, Estefan took top billing and the band's name changed to Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine
Carole King - Martika had a number 25 hit in 1989 with her version of "I Feel the Earth Move", and "It's Too Late" reappeared on the Adult Contemporary chart in 1995 by Gloria Estefan
Also in 1992, Estefan sang backup on fellow Cuban-American singer-songwriter Jon Secada's breakthrough single "Just Another Day"
Also in 1993, Estefan collaborated with Frank Sinatra on his album "Duets" with the song "Come Rain or Come Shine"
Shania Twain - Twain's mainstream pop acceptance was further helped by her appearance in the 1998 first edition of the "VH1 Divas" concert where she sang alongside Mariah Carey, Celine Dion, Gloria Estefan and Aretha Franklin, and by VH1's 1999 heavily aired "Behind the Music", which concentrated on the tragic aspects of her early life as well as her physical attractiveness and Nashville's early resistance to her bare-midriff music videos
Quepasa - In 1999 Quepasa invested tens of millions of dollars in thousands of outdoor Spanish-language billboard advertisements, network radio promotions and various national television brand-building campaigns featuring the music of its corporate spokesperson and investor, Gloria Estefan
In 2002, Barry University in Miami bestowed upon her an honorary law degree
Emilio Estefan - In 2002, a Venezuelan actor who had appeared as an extra in one of Gloria Estefan's videos alleged that Emilio Estefan had harassed him by asking for sexual favors
Rita Quintero - Later that year, Quintero made a stage and video appearance with Gloria Estefan at the "Unwrapped" MGM Las Vegas show in October 2003
In April 2004, Estefan appeared on the Fox Broadcasting Company's program, "American Idol" as a guest mentor for the contestants' Latin week
Her husband, Emilio, a world-renowned music impresario, received a star adjacent to his wife's on the Hollywood, Florida Walk of Fame in 2005
Along with her husband, Estefan received an honorary doctoral degree in music from the Berklee College of Music in Boston in 2007
Drew Lachey - When Gloria Estefan had to pull out of the October 16, 2007 results show for personal reasons, Lachey returned to dance a foxtrot with Cheryl
In 2009, Estefan announced plans for her "farewell tour" of Latin America and South America
Anthony Fedorov - In March 2009 he performed at the "BMI Latin Music *awards" honoring Gloria Estefan
In the fall of 2011, during an interview to promote "Miss Little Havana", Estefan expressed her views on gay rights and gay marriage and revealed that she was a strong supporter of both
Susan Lucci - She appeared of Gloria Estefan's music video "Hotel Nacional" in February 2012
She is scheduled to speak at TEDx Via della Conciliazione, which will be held in Rome on April 19, 2013, and will focus on the theme "Religious freedom today"
In April 2014, Estefan was tapped into the Iron Arrow Honor Society, the University of Miami's highest honor society
A jukebox musical, "On Your Feet", about the life of Gloria and Emilio Estefan will premiere in Broadway in the fall of 2015