Sep. 1st, 1957
Gloria Estefan's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles1999 - Music of the Heart
Guest TV Roles[none found]
- (March 1990) Tour bus crash left her with a broken back.
- In the 1950s, her father Jose Fajardo was a personal bodyguard to the first lady of Cuba, the wife of president 'Fulgencio Batista' (qv). Following 'Fidel Castro (I)' (qv)'s Revolution in 1959, Jose was captured in the futile 1962 Bay of Pigs invasion that sought to free Cuba from Communist rule. He was held prisoner until an exchange was arranged soon after by U.S. President 'John F. Kennedy' (qv).
- Named after her mother
- Got one of her first television appearances courtesy of actress/singer 'Iris Chacon' and her show _"El show de Iris Chacon" (1972)_ (qv).
- Bought a minority ownership stake in the Miami Dolphins with her husband (22 June 2009).
- In 2006, she donated $1 million to the Miami Paralysis Project.
- Graduated from the University of Miami