Sep. 1st, 1957
Gloria Estefan's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles1999 - Music of the Heart
Guest TV Roles
Herself - Guest
Herself - Musical Guest
Herself - Performer
- Attended high school at Our Lady of Lourdes Academy Catholic School in South Miami, Florida.
- (Feb 24, 2002) Perfomed at The Olympics; this is her third time perfoming there.
- (13 February 1998) Together with her husband, 'Emilio Estefan Jr.' (qv), won the court case for the right to use the name Bongo Cuban Cafe for the cafe they own in Disney World. They were sued by makers of Bongo blue jeans for trademark infringement.
- Lives on Star Island in Miami
- 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).
- Her band is 'The Miami Sound Machine' (qv).
- Her husband, Emilio was her first and only boyfriend.
- She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.