Cher also known as Cherilyn Sarkisian, is an iconic American singer, actress, and social media personality. She is often called by the name “Goddess of Pop” and is recognized for representing female independence in a music industry dominated by men.
Cher’s Bio, Age
Cher was born on May 20, 1946, in El Centro, California, USA. Her mother Georgia Holt was a former model and retired actress. Her father, John Sarkisian, was an Armenian-American truck driver.
Cher’s career has lasted over six decades. She is well-known for her unique and deep singing voice, stylish fashion sense, and talent for constantly reinventing herself throughout the years.
Cher’s musical journey began in the mid-1960s as part of the duo Sonny & Cher, along with her former husband Sonny Bono. They achieved great success with hits like “I Got You Babe” and “The Beat Goes On.” As a solo artist, Cher went on to release numerous successful albums and singles, including “Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves,” “Believe,” and “If I Could Turn Back Time.”
Cher co-wrote “Bad Love,” her final Casablanca disco song, in 1980 with Italian record producer Giorgio Moroder for the movie Foxes. In that same year, she and guitarist Les Dudek, her then-boyfriend, started the rock group Black Rose. Cher’s 19th studio album, Heart of Stone, was certified triple platinum by the RIAA in 1989.
Besides music, Cher has also had a successful acting career. She starred in various films, including “Moonstruck,” for which she won an Academy Award for Best Actress. Her other notable film appearances include “Silkwood,” “Mask,” and “The Witches of Eastwick.”
The influence of Cher on popular culture and the entertainment industry cannot be measured, and she is still an adored and influential figure all over the world. Additionally, her commitment to philanthropy and activism is admirable, as she has taken part in several charitable initiatives, such as HIV/AIDS research, children’s health, and human rights advocacy.
She was recognized in 2015 with the amfAR Award of Inspiration for her dedication to using her celebrity status for the betterment of society and her outstanding efforts in the battle against AIDS.
Throughout her career, Cher has won multiple awards, including Grammy Awards, Academy Awards (Oscars), and Emmy Awards, making her one of the few artists to achieve the “EGOT” status (winning all four major entertainment awards).
Cher was recognized by VH1 in 2003 for her significant impact on American society, landing at number 41 on the list of “The 200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons”. She was also ranked 31st on the list of “The 100 Greatest Women in Music” for the years 1992-2012. Esquire magazine placed her at number 44 on their list of “The 75 Greatest Women of All Time”.
People magazine included her in their “100 Greatest Movie Stars of our Time” list. In a 2001 survey, Biography magazine ranked her as the third most beloved leading actress of all time, after Katharine Hepburn and Audrey Hepburn.
Who is Cher dating?
Cher is currently dating Alexander Edwards.
What is Cher’s Net Worth?
Cherilyn Sarkisian has an estimated Net Worth of 30 million dollars.
- Height: 5 feet 9 inches
- Weight: 58 kg
- Hair Color: Brown
- Eye color: Brown