Gloria Estefan

Miami, FL

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International Superstar Gloria Estefan is a Grammy award-winning singer, actress, songwriter, author of two New York Times best-selling children’s books, philanthropist and humanitarian. She is considered one of the world’s most recognizable and beloved performers and the most successful Latin crossover artist in music history, per Billboard Magazine.

Having sold over 100 million records worldwide, Estefan has garnered eight Grammy Awards and an Oscar nomination. She has received an American Music Award for Lifetime Achievement, the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, and was inducted into the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame. In 2015, President Obama honored Emilio & Gloria Estefan with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made meritorious contributions to the United States, to world peace, and cultural endeavors. In 2017, Gloria was the first Cuban-American singer-songwriter to receive The Kennedy Center Honors.

She is the founder of the Gloria Estefan Foundation whose mission is to support charitable programs for disadvantaged children and empower young people through education and opportunity. The Foundation also supports spinal cord research through the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis.

In 2020, her Grammy-winning album, Brazil305, topped the charts worldwide while she served as one of three hosts for her four-time Emmy nominated and Emmy-winning & GLAAD Award nominated Facebook Watch series, Red Table Talk: The Estefans. She has also released the ‘Estefan Family Christmas’ album featuring her daughter Emily and grandson Sasha. It was one of the first albums of its kind to combine three generations.

In 2023, Gloria was the first Latina in history to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame,recognizing her for the iconic songs that she has written that have enriched and transformed music and the lives of billions of listeners all over the world.

Currently, Gloria alongside her daughter Emily Estefan are writing the music and lyrics for an original musical called ‘FIVE NOTES’ which celebrates the power of music, resilience and community.