Gloria Estefan Net Worth

Gloria Maria Milagrosa Fajardo Garcia Net Worth

Real Name: Gloria Maria Milagrosa Fajardo Garcia
Date of Birth: 09/01/1957
Place of Birth: Havana, Cuba

2017 Net Worth: $500 Million
2016 Earnings: $58 Million

Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Hotel Manager, Restaurateur, Film Score Composer, Author

Gloria Estefan Biography


Gloria Estefan was born in Havana, Cuba in September of 1957. Her family fled to the United States during the Cuban Revolution. Her father worked for the US military, her mother was a school teacher. Ms. Estefan graduated from the University of Miami with a BA in psychology. She was employed for a short time working as a translator at the Miami International airport for the customs department and was even asked to work for the CIA due to her impressive language skills; however, she declined the request. Ms. Estefan began singing in 1977 for a band called the Miami Sound Machine. She became involved with the band leader, Emilio Estefan and they married in 1978.

Since Ms. Estefan’s musical career started in 1977 she has released 30 albums, and had an impressive 38 songs that reached #1 on the billboard charts. Her wealth and earnings come from the more than 31 million records she has sold. She is considered to be one of the most successful crossover Latin music artists ever. Ms. Estefan has also contributed to a cookbook, written  two children’s books, and has recently begun work on a Broadway musical about her life story that will include her musical career, and her recovery from a near fatal car accident in 1990. Ms. Estefan has appeared in television documentaries, as well as films such as Marley and Me, and For Love or Country.

Ms. Estefan lives in the Star Island section of Miami Beach, Florida. She owns several Cuban-themed restaurants, including Bongos, and the Cuban Café. She owns two hotels, one in Miami Beach and the other in Vero Beach named Costa d’ Este. Along with her husband, Ms. Estefan also owns stake in the successful NFL football team, the Miami Dolphins. Ms. Estefan’s net worth is $500 million and with her new album and play that are soon to be released, it’s certain that her net worth and earnings will continue to rise, making her one of the richest recording artists ever.

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