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If we said that Beauty is being the best possible version of yourself and this line is well proved by ‘Cherilyn Sarkisian’, renowned with the named ‘Cher’ is an American singer and actress. She is often referred to as the Goddess of Pop. She rose to splendid fame and got huge popularity as one-half of the folk-rock husband-wife duo Sonny & Cher.
She is well recognized for her distinctive contralto singing voice. During her six-decade-long career, she has been worked in numerous areas of entertainment. By selling 100 million records worldwide to date, she is included in one of the best-selling music artists of all time. Despite this, she is also famous for her social activism, political views, and philanthropic endeavors.
Height / Weight / Age
She seems tall with a height of 174 in centimeters and 5’8” in feet & inches. Born on, 20 May 1946, she has turned 75 years old in the year 2021. She possesses a healthy and fit figure with a weight of 61 in kilograms and 134 lbs in pounds.
Her body is complemented by her beautiful hazel eyes and her silky long black hair. Her figure measurements are 36 inches breast, 26 inches waist, and 36 inches hips.
She earns a decent amount of money by endorsing numerous brands and has starred health, beauty, and diet products. Her net worth is estimated to be roughly $360 million.
Education / Family
Cher was born and raised up in El Centro, California, United States, and belongs to white Caucasian ethnicity. She is born to her father John Sarkisian and her mother Georgia Holt. Her parents got separated when she was just 10 months old.
She also has a half-sister named Georganne LaPiere. As for her education, she was bright and creative in her Montclair College Preparatory School but she dropped out of school at the age of 16.
|Birth Name||Cherilyn Sarkisian|
|Birth Place||El Centro, California, United States|
|Date Of Birth||20 May 1946|
|Age||75 years old (as of 2021)|
|Height||In centimeters – 174 cm
In feet inches – 5’8”
|Weight||In Kilograms – 61 kg
In Pounds – 134 lbs
|Profession||Singer and Actress|
|School||Montclair College Preparatory School|
|Home Town||El Centro, California, United States|
|Fathers Name||John Sarkisian|
|Mothers Name||Georgia Holt
Career / Fashion And Style
As of her career, she started her career after working as a dancer in small clubs where she met performer Sonny Bono in November 1962. She worked with record producer Phil Spector who produced her first single, “Ringo, I Love You” which proved out to be unsuccessful.
Sonny wants Cher to pursue her career as a solo artist but she suffered from stage fright so she encouraged him to perform with her. In late 1964, they both called Caesar and Cleo. Their debut single is “The Letter” and later also released singles like “Love is Strange”, “Do You Wanna Dance?”, and “Let the Good Times Roll”.
In 1965, the couple began calling themselves Sonny & Cher. In 1965, they’re single, “I Got You Babe” reached number one on the American and British charts. In 1964, she pursued her solo career. In 1965, their first album, Look at Us was released, and also released her debut album, All I Really Want to Do in the same year.
From 1965 to 1972, they charted 10 Billboard to 40 singles which also includes 5 top-10 singles, such as “The Beat Goes On”, “All I Ever Need Is You”, “I Got You Babe”, “Baby Don’t Go”, and “A Cowboy’s Work is Never Done”. In the 1980s, she formed a band called the “Black Rose” and released their first and only self-titled album, Black Rose.
To focus on her acting career, she took a hiatus from music around 1982 and returned to music in 1987. She released 5 studio albums, 4 compilation albums, 1 soundtrack album, 2 live albums, 21-singles and sold 40 million records worldwide along with his duo partner Sonny. She released 26 studio albums, 4 soundtrack albums, 9 compilation albums, and 3 live albums.
In 1967, she made her acting debut in Television with the television series, The Man from U.N.C.L.E. In 1965, she made her film debut in a minor film Wild on the Beach. In 1982, she took acting lessons with Lee Strasberg. In 1982, Cher made her Broadway debut in Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean.
Some of her major films are The Witches of Eastwick, Moonstruck, Mermaids, Faithful, Tea with Mussolini, Chastity, Silkwood, Mask, Suspect, Stuck on You, Burlesque, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, among others.
Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband, and More
Reflecting on her personal life, she got married for the first time to Sonny Bono who is a singer-songwriter, producer, actor, and politician by profession. The couple got married in 1969 and blessed with a child, Chaz Bono who came out as a lesbian at the age of 17. Unfortunately, the couple parted ways and took divorce in June 1975.
She got married to rock musician Gregg Allman on 30 June 1975 after four days after finalizing her divorce from Sonny. But, she filed for divorce because of Allman’s heroin and liquor problems. The couple has been blessed with a baby boy named Elijah Blue.
Unfortunately, the couple separated and took divorce in 1979. Besides this, she is also involved in love affairs with many stars such as David Geffen, Tom Cruise, Ron Duguay, Josh Donen, Val Kilmer, Eric Stoltz, Richie Sambora, Rob Camilletti, among others.
|Children||Son – Chaz Bono, and Elijah Blue
Here we are providing you with a list of her favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Kevyn Aucoin|
|Favorite Actress||Katharine Hepburn|
|Favorite Musical Instrument||Not Known|
|Favorite Singer(s)||Not Known|
|Favorite Sport||Not Known|
|Favorite Color(s)||Brown, Dark Red|
Some Interesting Facts About Cher
- Cher is often referred to as the Goddess of Pop.
- She has sold over 100 million records worldwide to date and became one of the best-selling music artists of all time.
- Cher is the only artist who has number-one single on the Billboard chart from the 1960s to the 2010s i.e, in six consecutive decades.
- She has received various awards such as Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony.
- Cher is one of the few artists to win three of the four major American entertainment awards.
- Cher discovered as an adult that she has been suffering from dyslexia.
- In 1992, Madame Tussauds wax museum honored her by creating a life-size statue.
- In 2002, she was ranked at 26 on the list of “100 Sexiest Artists” by VH1.
- She is quite popular on Instagram with having over 1.5 million followers.
- She has been often called the “poster girl” of plastic surgery by Journalists.