September 1, 1957
Miami, Florida, United States
Gloria Estefan (born Gloria María Milagrosa Fajardo García; September 1, 1957) is a Cuban-American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. She started off her career as the lead singer in the group called "Miami Latin Boys" which was eventually known as Miami Sound Machine. Estefan's breakthrough success with "Conga" in 1985 made her known worldwide. It won the grand prix in the 15th annual Tokyo Music Festival in Japan. This is her signature song. In the middle of 1988 she and the band got their first number-one hit for the song "Anything for You". She is a contralto. In March 1990, Estefan had a severe accident in her tour bus.
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