Full Biography of Cher
Age: 72 years 2 months
Birth Date: May 20, 1946
Birth Place: El Centro, California, United States
Father’s Name: John Paul Sarkisian
Mother’s Name: Georgia Holt
Education: Montclair College Preparatory School
Profession: Singer, Actress
Height: 5 feet 9 inches (1.75m)
Net Worth: $305 million
Ethnicity: Mixed(Armenian, English, German, more distant Irish, Dutch, and French)
Weight: 61 Kg
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Hazel
Waist Size: 26 inch
Bra Size: 36 inch
Hip Size: 36 inch
Who is Cher?
Cher is an American singer, actress, author, businesswoman, comedian, dancer, fashion designer, model, philanthropist, record producer, songwriter, and television host. She has so many fan following that she is called as the Goddess of Pop. In 2002, she won Billboard’s Artist of the Year Award.
Cher: Birth facts, Family, and Childhood
The 72-year-old was born on 20th May 1946, in El Centro, California, United States. Her birth name is Cherilyn Sarkisian. She has a mixed ethnicity of Armenian, English, German, more distant Irish, Dutch, and French and her nationality is American.
Her mother’s name is Georgia Holt and father’s name is John Paul Sarkisian. Her dad was a truck driver with drug and gambling problems and her mother was a singer, songwriter, actress, and model. She has a half-sister, Georganne LaPiere, and a brother.
When she was ten months old, her parents divorced. She was inspired by her mother during her childhood. But her mom was financially unable to take care of her so she was given for the foster care. Her mom remarried to John Southall.
Cher is single according to the records. Even if she is in a relationship, there is no information about her dating affair.
Previously, she has been married twice. Her first marriage was with Sonny Bono, an American musician, singer-songwriter, producer, actor, and politician. They tied the knot on 27th October 1964. They had an amazing career together but divorced in 1975.
Prior to Sonny, she had an affair with an American singer-songwriter and musician, Gregg Allman. They took vows on 30th June 1975 and separated in 1979.
After her broken marriage twice, she never got married and was in a relationship with Ron Zimmerman in 2010, Tim Medvetz in 2009, Rob Camilletti in 1986 till 1989, Mark Hudson in 1985, Tom Cruise from 1985 till 1986, Josh Donen from 1984 till 1986, Val Kilmer from the year 1982 to 1984, Ron Duguay in 1982, Les Dudek from 1980 to 1982, Gene Simmons from 1977 till 1980, Paul Michael Glaser in 1977 and David Geffen from 1973 to 1974.
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Cher: Education History
She attended Fresno High School and Montclair College Preparatory School. Later, she went to a private school in Encino.
Since her school days, she was very enthusiastic about music and she used to organize a group of girls, directing and choreographing. When she was in the fifth standard, she produced a performance Oklahoma! for her teacher and class.
Cher: Early Professional Life and Career
Cher was known for having a distinctive way of singing, unlike other singers. In 1965, she gained more popularity and became renowned by masses. She tied the knot with the folk singer, Sonny. The husband-wife duo sang a duet song, I Got You, Babe which became viral and loved by the audience, the song was ranked No. 1 in American and British charts.
Her solo hits are Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down), Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves, Half-Breed, and Dark Lady, etc. In 1970, her show, The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour was the primetime show and became the show watched by 30 million people weekly.
Her fashion also became the trend setter. But in the year 1975, the it couple, Cher and Sonny separated legally.
After a long break, she made a comeback in 1979 with her disco album, Take Me Home. Later, she showed an interest in Broadway and did Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean.
After broadway, she acted in the movies like Silkwood in 1983, Mask in 1985, and Moonstruck in 1987. Her acting and the movies were critically acclaimed as well. She was also awarded the Academy Award for the Best Actress.
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Moreover, she recorded the albums Cher in 1987, Heart of Stone in 1989, and Love Hurts in 1991, Closer to the Truth in 2013. Her album Closer to the Truth became the highest-charting solo album in the U.S. that year and it also reached No. 3 at the Billboard 200.
Cher: Lifetime Achievements and Awards
She has won several international awards to date. Some of the biggest awards she has won till now are Grammy Award, an Emmy Award, an Academy Award, three Golden Globe Awards, a Cannes Film Festival Award, a special CFDA Fashion Award, and a Kennedy Center Honors prize.
Cher: Salary and Networth
Her albums and songs have been the highest selling ones, she has also done a lot of endorsements. She has an estimated net worth of $305 million and her salary is unknown.
Cher: Rumors and Controversy
Rumors were that Cher would be cast for the lead role of the superwoman Catwoman. Later, these rumors came out to false after Halle Berry was officially announced to play the lead role.
She has always been in news and controversy with her lifestyle, including her tattoos, plastic surgeries, exhibitionist fashion sense.
Cher: Body Measurement
She has a height of 5 feet 9 inches and weight 61kg. Her hair color is black and eye color is hazel. Her body measurement is 36-26-36 inches and wears a bra size of 34B. She wears a shoe size of 9 US and dress size of 8 US.
Social Media Profile
She is active on social media. She has over 2.2 million Facebook followers, over 3.42 million Twitter followers and over 882k Instagram followers.
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