Gloria Estefan

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Gloria Estefan (Spanish: [ˈɡloɾja esˈtefan]; born Gloria María Milagrosa Fajardo García; September 1, 1957) is a Cuban-American singer, songwriter, actress and businesswoman. A contralto, she started her career as the lead singer in the group Miami Latin Boys, which later became known as Miami Sound Machine. She experienced worldwide success with "Conga" in 1985; this became Estefan's signature song and led to the Miami Sound Machine winning the grand prix in the 15th annual Tokyo Music Festival in 1986. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gloria Estefan has received more than 5,707,482 page views. Her biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Gloria Estefan is the 121st most popular singer (up from 131st in 2019), the 12th most popular biography from Cuba (up from 13th in 2019) and the most popular Cuban Singer.

Gloria Estefan is most famous for being a singer and songwriter. She is also the wife of Emilio Estefan, who is a singer and producer.

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Among singers, Gloria Estefan ranks 121 out of 3,541Before her are Anna Netrebko, Carmen Miranda, Eros Ramazzotti, Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, Marie Fredriksson, and Sylvie Vartan. After her are Feodor Chaliapin, Renata Tebaldi, Celia Cruz, Annie Lennox, Lola Flores, and Kris Kristofferson.

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Among people born in 1957, Gloria Estefan ranks 13Before her are Qasem Soleimani, Sid Vicious, Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, Stefan Löfven, and Donald Tusk. After her are Melanie Griffith, Christopher Lambert, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Frances McDormand, Aki Kaurismäki, and Steve Buscemi.

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In Cuba

Among people born in Cuba, Gloria Estefan ranks 12 out of 202Before her are Camilo Cienfuegos (1932), Paul Lafargue (1842), José Martí (1853), Alberto Korda (1928), Andy García (1956), and Compay Segundo (1907). After her are Celia Cruz (1925), Ibrahim Ferrer (1927), Osvaldo Dorticós Torrado (1919), Emilio Mola (1887), Miguel Díaz-Canel (1960), and Alicia Alonso (1920).

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Among SINGERS In Cuba

Among singers born in Cuba, Gloria Estefan ranks 1After her are Celia Cruz (1925), Ibrahim Ferrer (1927), Omara Portuondo (1930), Pérez Prado (1916), Mongo Santamaría (1917), Rita Marley (1946), Silvio Rodríguez (1946), Pablo Milanés (1943), Benny Moré (1919), Laurel Aitken (1927), and Olga Guillot (1922).

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