Happy Birthday Gloria Estefan!
Latin pop singer who has sold more than one hundred million records over the course of her career. She has released many #1 hits, including “Don’t Wanna Lose You.”
She worked with the Miami International Airport Customs Department while in university and was approached by the CIA because of her prowess with language.
She has won seven Grammy Awards, including one for Best Tropical Latin Album in 1993 for Mi Tierra.
She married Emilio Estefan Jr. on September 2, 1978 and they had two children together. In 2012 she became a grandmother when her son and daughter-in-law welcomed a son.
She sang on the the track “Music of My Heart” by the boy band *NSYNC, which featured Justin Timberlake.