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(Musician, Producer & Businessman)

Emilio Estefan is the Presidential Medal of Freedom honored musician and producer. He is married to Gloria Estefan and is the father of two kids.

Relationship Facts of Emilio Estefan

Emilio Estefan is married to Gloria Estefan {Compare Couple}.
Emilio Estefan married on September 02, 1978.
💑 Anniversary in 188 days 💑
He is father of Two (Nayib Estefan and Emily Estefan ).
Emilio Estefan is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Emilio Estefan?

Emilio Estefan is married to the singer, actress, and businesswoman, Gloria Estefan.

The couple first met each other in 1975 at a Church ensemble rehearsal where he was performing. Later, Gloria joined the Miami Sound Machine as the lead vocalist and songwriter.

As the passing time, they came close to each other and started dating. After dating for two years, The couple married on 2nd September 1978.

Together, the couple is blessed with two children including a son Nayib Estefan (b. September 2, 1980), and a daughter, Emily Estefan (b. December 5, 1994). His son, Nayib is an actor whereas his daughter, Emily is a musical artist.

Relationship History With?

According to the relationship data of Married Biography, Gloria Estefan and Emilio Estefan Jr. have been married for 44 years since 2nd Sep 1978.

Relationship Timeline

Relationship TypeTotalTime Duration
Married144 years, 11 months
Total144 years, 11 months


Who is Emilio Estefan?

Emilio Estefan is the Presidential Medal of Freedom honored musician and producer. He is renowned as a former member of the band, Miami Sound Machine.

Also, he is a hotelier and businessman. Currently, he is working on the soundtrack of the movie, Wild Things in Europe 3D.

Emilio Estefan- Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Siblings, Education

Emilio Estefan was born on the 4th of March 1953 in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba to Emilio Estefan Sr. and Carmen Maria Gomez. His birth name is Emilio Estefan Gómez. He is of Mixed (Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, and French) ethnicity with Lebanese descent.

His mother, Carmen originally hailed from Spain. Her parents migrated from Spain to Cuba. Whereas his father, Emilio Sr. was of Lebanese ethnicity.

Along with her father, he moved to Spain to get rid of the Cuban Revolution. However, his mother, Carmen stayed back in Cuba to take care of her parents.

His elder brother, Jose was a Cuban military. After moving to Spain, he and his father stayed with his aunt and 8 cousins. At the time, he developed a love for music. Finally, his family reunited in the States in 1971. Details on his academics are not available.

Emilio Estefan- Professional Career

Music Career

Following his love for music, Emilio Estefan formed the music group, Miami Latin Boys in 1975. After that, he started performing with the band. Two years later, the band was renamed the Miami Sound Machine. The band specialized in Latin-influenced music.

In the band, he used to play percussion and accordion. In 1986, he left the band to explore his career in production works. By that time, he has worked on the band’s albums like Primitive Love, Eyes of Innocence, A Toda Máquina, Let It Loose, and many more.

Production Career

During his career as a producer, he has helped in developing the career of the music superstars like Shakira, Marc Anthony, Jennifer Lopez, and many more.

He is one of the few producers who has produced television events for both Genera Market and Hispanic Market Television. Some of his high-profile TV events include Latin Grammy for CBS, The Hispanic Heritage Awards for NBC, and many more.

Besides that, he has produced the documentaries like Hurricane Relief, Con Los Pies en el Cielo, and Gloria Estefan: Don’t Stop. Recently, in 2020, he handled the movie, Critical Thinking as an executive producer. Also, he was appointed by President Obama to produce various events for the White House.

Business Career

Besides being a musician and producer, Emilio Estefan is also a brilliant business personality. His business ventures include several restaurants like Bongos Cuban Cafe and Larios on the Beach that specialize in Cuban cuisines.

Along with his wife, Gloria, he owns hotels Costa d’Este in Vero Beach and The Cardozo in Miami Beach.

Awards & Honors

  • 1994 El Premio Billboard for his contribution to Latin Music.
  • 2005- Songwriter of the Year by BMI.
  • 2014- Latina Songwriter Hall of Frame.
  • 2018- Lo Nuestro Excellence Award.

What is Emilio Estefan’s net worth?

As of 2020, Emilio Estefan has an estimated net worth of $500 million as of 2022. His net worth is attributed to his career as a producer. Apart from that, his business ventures are also the primary source of his income.

Body Measurements- Height & Weight

Emilio Estefan has black eyes with grey hair. His height is around 5 feet 10 inches and weighs around 75 kg.

Emilio Estefan- Controversy & Rumors

Back in 2002, the Venezuelan actor, Juan Carlos Diaz sought a restraining order against him. Diaz accused him of threatening and asking for unwanted sexual favors. He mentioned that Emilio touched him in an unwanted manner at the gym. Also, the actor added he has asked for sexual favors over a two-year period since 2000.

However, the producer, Estefan disputed the allegations, and his lawyer, John Hogan told that his client, Estefan was harassed by the Diaz as an unwanted trespasser.

Is Emilio Estefan active on social media?

Emilio Estefan has over 115.2k followers on Twitter, 241k on Instagram, and 577.2k on Facebook.

On Instagram, he is following the personalities like Celine Dion, Aston Barrett, and IIia Calderon.

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