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-nominated performance for the song “Music Of My Heart.” She also received an American Music Award for Lifetime Achievement and was inducted into the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame, she received the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, 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 received The Kennedy Center Honors.
ON YOUR FEET!, the TONY Award-nominated Broadway musical based on the lives and music of Emilio & Gloria Estefan. As Executive Producers, it is the story of two people who—through an unwavering dedication to one another and their pursuit of the American dream— showcased their talent, music and heritage to the world in a remarkable rise to global superstardom. On Your Feet!! has received rave reviews and nominations for TONY Awards, Outer Critics Circle Awards, Drama League Awards and is now on tour worldwide.
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. Its 20 episodes are streaming now. In 2021 she voiced the character Marta in the critically acclaimed animated film “Vivo,” with music written by Lin-Manuel Miranda and released on Netflix.
Last summer, Estefan starred in Father of the Bride opposite Andy García airing on HBOMAX. The movie became HBOMAX’s biggest audience for streaming-only film and soared to the No. 1 title spot across HBO Max worldwide.
Released in 2022, the ‘Estefan Family Christmas’ album featuring Gloria alongside her daughter, Emily (27) and grandson, Sasha (10). This album is one of the first of its kind to combine three generations. It includes 12 Christmas classics and two original songs, one of which was written by Gloria, Emily and Sasha. The Estefan's performed their single “Thankful” at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade, CBS special “A Home For The Holidays” and the White House Tree Lighting.
First Cuban-American singer-songwriter to received The Kennedy Center Honors