Current Networth : $1.00 Million

Queen of Salsa and Queen of Latin Music, Celia Cruz came to fame for her contributions to the Latin music. She has written famous songs including la negra tiene tumbao and la vida es un carnaval. The singer unfortunately passed away on July 16, 2003.

Networth Facts of Úrsula Hilaria Celia de la Caridad Cruz Alfonso

Year Amount (Source)
2003 $1000000

Body Measurement of Úrsula Hilaria Celia de la Caridad Cruz Alfonso

HeightSelect
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBrown

Personal Info of Úrsula Hilaria Celia de la Caridad Cruz Alfonso

  • Birth NameÚrsula Hilaria Celia de la Caridad Cruz Alfonso
  • Full NameÚrsula Hilaria Celia de la Caridad Cruz Alfonso
  • GenderFemale
  • Date of Birth 21/October/1925
  • Birth CountryCuba
  • NationalityCuban
  • Birth Place Barrio Santos Suarez, Havana
  • Star SignLibra
  • ProfessionSinger

Relationship of Úrsula Hilaria Celia de la Caridad Cruz Alfonso

  • Marital StatusMarried
  • BoyfriendPedro Knight
  • SpousePedro Knight
  • Married Date14 July, 1962
  • Siblings3

Other Information of Úrsula Hilaria Celia de la Caridad Cruz Alfonso

Movies The Mambo Kings, Salsa 1988, The Perez Family....

Singer of la vida es un carnaval and la negra tiene tumbao, Celia Cruz came to fame as queen of Salsa. She even got her first pair of shoes as a gift from tourists for singing. Her career started in her teen years. Although her father wanted her to be a teacher, she followed her passion and sang.

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Net Worth of Celia Cruz

Celia had a Net Worth of $1 million. She earned every penny through her singing career. She won 23 gold albums and was the winner of the National Medal of Arts. The Salsa Queen was globally acclaimed as the Queen of Salsa, La Guarachera de Cuba, and Latin Music.

Celia joined the Tito Puente Orchestra in the mid-1960s. Her flamboyant costume and charismatic appearance meteorically increased the fan base of the party. The band was fundamental to the modern style that developed in the 1960s and ’70s – music born from the blended musical traditions of Cuba and Afro-Latin – that came to be known as “Salsa.”

Cruz in Spain for the Mega Latina Radio
Cruz in Spain for the Mega Latina Radio
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In 1974, Celia joined the label, singing “Celia y Johnny” with Johnny Pacheco. One of the songs on the record, “Quimbera,” became a signature hit for her. Celia was the only woman in the Fania All-Stars and one of the first women to excel in the male-dominated world of salsa.

Celia Cruz Songs

Cruz has written many songs and kept them into albums. She has six albums. Most of her albums have ten songs, but only two have 11, 12 pieces.

Favorite albums of the Salsa Queen "Celia Cruz."
Favorite albums of the Salsa Queen “Celia Cruz.”
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Personal Life of Celia Cruz

Celia married her long-time friend, Pedro Knight. The marriage was held after she moved to the US after the Cuban revolution. Pedro is a trumpet player and a friend of Cruz for a long time. Celia’s husband later became her manager and music director.

Pedro Knight and Celia
Pedro Knight and Celia
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Although the couple shared a tight bond, they did not bear any children.

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