María Conchita Alonso Bio

(Actress, Singer, Songwriter)

Relationship Statistics of María Conchita Alonso

What is María Conchita Alonso marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce): Single
Is María Conchita Alonso having any relationship affair ?: No
Is María Conchita Alonso lesbian ?: No

More about the relationship

Alonso’s relationship status currently is single.

Previously she has dated English musician and songwriter Billy Idol in 1989 and actor Nicolas Cage in 1987.

Who is María Conchita Alonso?

María Concepción Alonso Bustillo also known as María Conchita Alonso, is an actress, singer, songwriter, former beauty queen, and Venezuelan philanthropist, who became a US citizen in 2007.

She has been nominated for the Independent Spirit Award as Best Leading Actress 1996 for her role in Caught.

As a singer she received several gold and platinum records, being nominated three times for the Grammy Awards.

She often speaks in the support of LGBTQ rights.

Early Life of María Concepción Alonso 

María Concepción Alonso Bustillo was born on June 29, 1957.

She was born in Cienfuegos, Cuba to Ricardo Alonso, and Conchita Bustillo who have Spanish ancestry.

In 1962, after the Cuban Revolution, her family moved to Venezuela when she was five years old.

In 1971, she won the title Miss Teenager World and became Miss World/Venezuela in 1975. She became sixth runner-up in theMiss World pageant.

María Concepción Alonso’s Career in Singing

In 1979, Alonso released her first album Love Maniac. Her name as a singer at that time was Ámbar.

Then she released “The Witch” and soon after “Dangerous Rhythm”.

She sang “Vamos a Bailar” which was the be part of the soundtrack for the film Scarface. The song instantly became a classic amongst Spanish speakers despite failing to garner any major attention outside of Cuba.

As her two albums with Ámbar and her solo debut were recorded in English, it was her second album, Maria Conchita, from 1984 that made her a singing star in the Spanish-speaking market. She also won Grammy Award nomination for “Best Latin Performance”.

Career in Acting

She made her Hollywood film debut in Moscow on the Hudson (1984)  and also starred in movies like Touch and Go (1986)  Extreme Prejudice(1987), The Running Man(1987), Colors (1988), Vampire’s Kiss (1989), Predators 2(1990) and The House of the Spirit (1993).

María Conchita was the first Latin American actress, not born in the US, to star in a musical play on Broadway, Kiss of the Spider Woman at the Broadhurst Theater in 1995.

Alonso played Lucía, the mother of Gabrielle Solis, on the ABC series Desperate Housewives. She was in the Latin version Amas de Casa Desesperadas for Univision Network. She was a guest star in the live-action film of the comic book El Muerto and appeared in the film Material Girls (2006).

Alonso hosted VH1’s Viva Hollywood! on April 13, 2008, with Carlos Ponce. She portrayed Sam in the Werewolf horror film Wolf Moon, directed by Dana Mennie.

Alonso appeared in Rob Zombie’s The Lords of Salem, released in 2013. Her latest film, a fantasy short titled The Secret of Joy, features her alongside fellow Venezuelan actor Carlos Antonio León, Spanish actress Laura Bayonas and Brazilian actress Ana Carolina Da Fonseca in a story that aims to bring awareness about pediatric cancer.

How Much Does María Concepción Alonso Earn?

Alonso’s net worth is around $8 million.

She has 178K followers on her Instagram account and charges around $1K for each post.

Body Measurements

Alonso has dark brown eyes with black hair. She is 5 feet and 6 inches tall and weighs 64 kg.

Her body measurement is 35-25-37 inches.


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