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The 8-time Grammy award winner, Jose Monserrate Feliciano Garcia, professionally known as José Feliciano is a musician, singer, and composer. He is better known for his international hits The Doors’ “Light My Fire” and “Feliz Navidad”.
He got much recognition winning his first worldwide popularity in the 1960s and has come a long way up becoming one of the most eminent musicians of all time. In 2011, he received Latin Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 10 September 1945, Harrison Ford turns 77 years old. He is towering tall with a height of 165 centimeters and 5’5” in feet & inches. He possesses a fit and healthy personality with a weight of 63 kilograms and 143 lbs in pounds.
He is blind in his eyes and has black hair. His body measures 40 inches chest, 35 inches waist and 33 inches hips and his biceps size is 14 inches approximately.
Working in the field of musician, singing, and composing for over 50 long years, he has quite great earnings from his professional career. He has a great fortune worth millions of dollars from his several albums, concerts, and tours, and his current estimated net worth is around $15 million.
Education / Family
Jose was born and raised up in Lares, Puerto Rico, and belongs to the White ethnicity. He didn’t reveal any information with regard to his parents but he has 10 brothers whose names are not known. Later, he went to The Light House School for the Blind in New York City to take classical guitar lessons. However, he left high school due to financial problems.
|Birth Name||Jose Monserrate Feliciano Garcia|
|Birth Place||Lares, Puerto Rico|
|Date Of Birth||10 September 1945|
|Height||In centimeters – 165 cm
In feet inches – 5’5”
|Weight||In Kilograms – 65 kg
In Pounds – 143 lbs
|Profession||Musician, Singer, and Composer|
|School||The Light House School for the Blind in New York City.|
|Home Town||Lares, Puerto Rico|
|Fathers Name||Not Known|
|Mothers Name||Not Known|
|Brothers||10 (Names not known)|
Career / Fashion And Style
Per his career, he started his career in 1964 by releasing his first single, “Everybody Do the Click”. In 1965, he released his first album “The Voice and Guitar of Jose Feliciano”. After that, his album “Feliciano!” was an instant hit and reached no. 2 on the music chart. In 1968, he won 2 Grammy awards for the song “Light My Fire”.
He recorded two albums “10 to 23” and “Alive Alive-O!” in 1969. He released an album “Jose Feliciano” in 1970 which includes the song, “Feliz Navidad”. His last RCA album, “Just Wanna Rock’n’Roll” was released in 1975.
He gave two concerts in East Germany in 1987. In 1996, he appeared in a cameo appearance in the film Fargo. He released the Spanish album, “José Feliciano y Amigos” in 2006. In 2007, his first English-language album released was “Soundtrax of My Life”. In 2009, he received the 8th Grammy for the album, “Señor Bolero”.
Girlfriend, Affairs, Wife, and More
Reflecting on his personal life, he got married twice. He first got married to Janna Hilda Perez on October 19, 1965, but they parted their ways on January 15, 1979, after 14 years of their marriage. After that, he dated Susan Omillian for over 11 years and got married on August 2, 1982. He shares three children together, two sons Jonathan and Michael, and a daughter Melissa.
|Wife||Janna Hilda Perez
|Children||Daughter – Melissa
Sons – Jonathan and Michael
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|Favorite Actors||Not Known|
|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
|Favorite Musical Instrument||Not Known|
|Favorite Singer(s)||Not Known|
|Favorite Sport||Not Known|
|Favorite Destinations||Not Known|
Some Interesting Facts About José Feliciano
- His full birth name is Jose Monserrate Feliciano Garcia.
- His zodiac sign is Virgo.
- He is the fourth of eleven sons to his parents.
- His first musical instrument was a tin cracker can.
- In his career, he won 8 Grammy awards.
- In 2011, he received Latin Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
- Jose’s hands were cast on Madame Tussauds Museum’s Wall of Fame.