Sep. 1st, 1957
Gloria Estefan's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles1999 - Music of the Heart
Guest TV Roles
Herself - Guest Co-Hostess
Herself - Guest
Herself - Musical Guest
- Bought a minority ownership stake in the Miami Dolphins with her husband (22 June 2009).
- Lives on Star Island in Miami
- Her mother, Gloria Garcia Perez de Fajardo, is critical condition in the hospital [October 15, 2007].
- She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
- 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).
- In 2006, she donated $1 million to the Miami Paralysis Project.
- Has one sister, Becky