Quick Facts About Cher Bono
Celebrated Name Cher
Age 78 years old
Nick Name Cher Bono
Birth Name Cherilyn Sarkisian
Birth Date 1946-05-20
Gender Female
Profession American singer
Nationality American
Place of Birth El Centro, California, the USA
Ethnicity Mixed
Residence Los Angeles
Religion Buddhist
Father John Sarkisian
Mother Georgia Holt
Sister Georganne
School Montclair College Preparatory School
Marital Status Married
Husband Sonny Bono (m. 1969; div. 1975)​ Gregg Allman ​ ​(m. 1975; div. 1979)
Sexualorientation Straight
Children Chaz Bono Elijah Blue Allman
Net Worth $360 million
Salary $28 million per year
Height 5 ft 9 inches
Weight 58 Kg
Body Shape hourglass
Body Measurement 35-25-35 inches
Bra Size 40C(US)
Shoe Size 9(US)
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color black
Hair Style Long and straight
Active Years 1963-Present

Who is Cher?

  • Cher is an American singer, actress, and television personality. She is Commonly referred to by the media as the "Goddess of Pop". Cher is one of the world's best-selling music artists. She has won a Grammy Award, an Emmy Award, an Academy Award, three Golden Globe Awards, a Cannes Film Festival Award, the Billboard Icon Award, and awards from the Kennedy Center Honors and the Council of Fashion Designers of America. 
  • Cher gained popularity in 1965 as one-half of the folk-rock husband-wife duo Sonny & Cher after their song "I Got You Babe" peaked at number one on the US and UK charts. The song knocked The Beatles off the top of the charts and became popular with teenagers who began to emulate the style of the couple at that time.
  • she has been described as embodying female autonomy in a male-dominated industry.
  • Cher is known for her distinctive contralto singing voice and for having worked in numerous areas of entertainment, as well as adopting a variety of styles and appearances throughout her six-decade-long career.

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What ethnicity is Cher? 

  • Cher was born on May 20, 1946, in El Centro, California, the USA. She was born of mixed ethnicity. Her parents named her Cherilyn Sarkisian at the time of her birth. According to Astrology, she was born with the star sign Taurus. A native of California state, she holds American nationality. She did not grow up in a religious household but has said that she is a Buddhist as an adult.  
  • The "Goddess of Pop" was born into a poor low-class family. Her father, John Sarkisian, was an Armenian-American truck driver with drug and gambling problems; her mother, Georgia Holt (born Jackie Jean Crouch), was an occasional model and bit-part actress who claims Irish, English, German, and Cherokee ancestry. Cher's father was rarely home when she was an infant, and her parents divorced when Cher was ten months old. Her mother later married actor John Southall, with whom she had another daughter, Georganne, Cher's half-sister.
  • Cher attended Montclair College Preparatory School, a private school in Encino, a neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles, California. At age 16, Cher dropped out of school, left her mother's house, and moved to Los Angeles with a friend. She took acting classes and worked to support herself, dancing in small clubs along Hollywood's Sunset Strip. 

Cher is an American singer, actress and television personality.

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Cher Husband Married Life and Relationship

  • Cher has married two times in her life. Her first marriage was with American singer-songwriter Sonny Bono (1935-1998). She first met Bono in November 1962 when he was working for record producer Phil Spector. Cher's friend moved out, and Cher accepted Sonny's offer to be his housekeeper. Sonny introduced Cher to Spector, who used her as a backup singer on many recordings.
  • Slowly, Cher and Sonny became close friends, eventual lovers, and performed their own unofficial wedding ceremony in a hotel room in Tijuana, Mexico, on October 27, 1964. They had one child, Chaz Bono, born March 4, 1969. But the popular musical duo got divorced in 1975 due to irreconcilable differences. 
  • During the divorce proceedings, Cher had a two-year romantic relationship with record executive David Geffen, who freed her from her business arrangement with Sonny, under which she was required to work exclusively for Cher Enterprises, the company he ran. However, she didn't marry him. 
  • On June 30, 1975, four days after finalizing her divorce from Sonny, Cher married rock musician Gregg Allman, co-founder of The Allman Brothers Band. She filed for divorce nine days later because of his heroin and liquor problems, but they reconciled within a month. They had one son, Elijah Blue Allman, on July 10, 1976. But soon to her troubled relationship with Allman caused a public backlash which forces her to re-divorced with him and it was finalized in 1979. Beginning in 1978, she had a two-year live-in relationship with Kiss member Gene Simmons. 

What is the net worth of Cher?

  • As of 2021, the net worth of Cher is estimated to be US $360 million. With this massive net worth, She is enlisted as the richest artist of Forbes Magazine. She is believed to earn roughly $28 million a year. She has accumulated most of her fortune through her six-decade-long music career. Beginning in 1963, she has released 26 studio albums, ten compilation albums, four soundtrack albums, and three live albums to date. She earned $300,000 a week for her 1979–1982 concert residency in Las Vegas.  
  • Her 2002–2005 "Living Proof: The Farewell Tour" became one of the highest-grossing concert tours of all time, earning $250 million. In 2008, she signed a $60 million deal to headline the Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas for three years. 
  • Cher reached a new commercial peak in 1998 with the dance-pop album "Believe", whose title track won her the Billboard Music Award for Hot 100 Single of the Year and became the biggest-selling single of all time by a female artist in the UK. 
  •  In 1976, Mego Toys released a line of toys and dolls in the likeness of Sonny and Cher, which coincided with the popularity of The Sonny and Cher Show. The miniature version of Cher ended up being the highest-selling doll of 1976, surpassing Barbie. 
  • Being the Richest female singer in the world, Cher owns a vast portfolio of properties, including a Beverly Hills estate that is set over 12,000 square feet. She has brought a $45 million Malibu mansion. Her old home in Venice Beach, California, recently sold for $1.8 million.  She also owns a Venice Beach apartment and a property at the Four Seasons Resort Hualalai and an apartment at the exclusive Sierra Towers building in West Hollywood. She owns two large properties in Florida, including one close to Miami and another on La Gorce Island. She also owns an apartment in Wapping, London. She has said that her favorite property is an equestrian estate in Beverley Hills. 

Cher Weight, Height, and Size

  • Cher is 5 ft 9 inches tall and weighs around 58 Kg. She has an hourglass-shaped body figure. Her attractive body measures 35-25-35 inches. She wears a 40C(US) size Bra and a 9(US) size Bra. She has a pair of brown eyes. She looks elegant in her black Long and straight hair. 
  • Though she is in her 70s, the singer's body tends to oppose aging. She still looks young and beautiful and with the same energy level as she once had in her 20s and 30s. She is extremely fit and can hold a plank for up to 5 minutes. She works out daily and eats a healthy diet. In addition to her normal gym exercise, she also surfs.

Facts About Cher

  • #1Cher's role model was Audrey Hepburn.
  • #2 Cher spends her time at an orphanage for several weeks.
  • #3She had wanted to be famous since childhood.
  • #4she had dyslexia as an adult.
  • #5Alluring, low-cut gowns became her signature outfits in 1970.
  • #6Their 1969 film Chastity put Cher and her husband into debt.
  • #7Her Bob Mackie-designed clothing style influenced the fashion trends of the 1970s.
  • #8She is credited as a pioneer to use Auto-Tune in music.
  • #9She supports LGBT rights.
  • #10She is the only artist to date to have a number-one single on a Billboard chart in six consecutive decades, from the 1960s to the 2010s.

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