Carlos Vives Biography and Early Life
Carlos Vives is a Colombian singer, songwriter and actor. He was born Carlos Alberto Vives Restrepo on August 7, 1961 in Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia and he spent his early days there. By the time he turned 12 years, he and his family moved to Bogota, Colombia. He was born to his parents named Luis Aurelio Vives (Father) and Aracely Florez Restrepo (Mother). He grew up with siblings named Fernandez Vives (Brother), Helena Vives (Sister), Cario Vives (Brother) and Sofia Vives (Sister).
Carlos Vives Net Worth
Carlos Vives is a Colombia singer, songwriter and actor who has an estimated net worth of $8 million. He earns over $1 million as salary annually.
Carlos Vives Career
Carlos Vives made his acting debut on the telenovelas Pequenos Gigantes (Little Giants) and he did so in 1983. He came to limelight in 1986 when he starred in Gallito Ramirez and that same year, he debuted an album titled Por Podras Escapar de Mi. He followed the first album up with a second one called Al Centro de La Ciudad. In 1989, he starred in Soap Operas like La Otra and Aventurera. In 1991, he got a role in the Colombian television series Escalona.
In 1993, he released an album titled Clasicos de la Provincia. He later released another album named La Tierra del Olvido. Vives went on to release projects like Tengo Fe (1997), El Amor de Mi Tierra (1999), Dejame Entrar (2001) and El Rock de Mi Pueblo (2004). In 2009, he released another album titled Clasocos de la Provincia II. On May 27, 2016, he teamed up with fellow Colombian superstar singer Shakira to release the single named La Bicicleta. In 2018, he was named as one of the coaches of NBC singing competition The Voice.
Carlos Vives Wife
Carlos Vives has been married three times. He was married to Margarita Rosa de Francisco (1988 – 1990), Herlinda Gomez (1990 – 2004) and in 2008, he married Claudia Elena Vasquez.
Carlos Vives Religion
Carlos Vives practices Christianity as religion.
Carlos Vives Residence
Carlos Vives resides in Santa Marta and Bogota in Colombia and Miami, United States.
Carlos Vives Parents
Carlos Vives was born to his parents named Luis Aurelio Vives (Father) and Aracely Florez Restrepo (Mother).
Carlos Vives Siblings
Carlos Vives grew up with siblings named Fernandez Vives (Brother), Helena Vives (Sister), Cario Vives (Brother) and Sofia Vives (Sister).
Carlos Vives Kids
Carlos Vives has two kids named Lucy Vives (Daughter) and Carlos Enrique Vives (Son).
Carlos Vives Height and Weight
Carlos Vives stands at a height of 5 ft 10 inches (1.78 m). He weighs 81 kg.
Carlos Vives Nationality and Ethnicity
Carlos Vives is of Colombian nationality. He is of Spanish ethnicity and descent.
Carlos Vives Education (High School and College)
Carlos Vives studied at Jorge Tadeo Lozano University, where he graduated with a degree in Advertising.
Social Media Presence
Vives has over 400 thousand Twitter followers and he is also present on other social media networks.
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Controversies, rumors and legal issues
Since coming to limelight as a singer, songwriter and actor, Vives hasn’t been linked to any known controversy, rumors and legal issues.
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Facts about Carlos Vives
|Net Worth||$8 million|
|Salary||Over $1 million annually|
|Income Source||Actor, singer and songwriter|
|Birthday||August 7, 1961|
|Wife||Margarita Rosa de Francisco (1988 – 1990), Herlinda Gomez (1990 – 2004) and Claudia Elena Vasquez (m. 2008)|
|Residence||Santa Marta and Bogota in Colombia and Miami, United States|
|Parents||Luis Aurelio Vives (Father) and Aracely Florez Restrepo (Mother)|
|Siblings||Fernandez Vives (Brother), Helena Vives (Sister), Cario Vives (Brother) and Sofia Vives (Sister)|
|Kids||Lucy Vives (Daughter) and Carlos Enrique Vives (Son)|
|Height||5 ft 10 inches (1.78 m)|