Cher

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Cher
A photograph of Cher performing in London during her Here We Go Again Tour in October 2019
Cher in 2019
Born
Cherilyn Sarkisian

(1946-05-20) May 20, 1946 (age 76)
Other names
  • Cheryl LaPiere
  • Cher Bono
  • Cherilyn Sarkisian La Piere Bono Allman
Occupation
  • Singer
  • actress
  • television personality
Years active1963–present
Works
Spouse(s)
Children
Parent(s)Georgia Holt (mother)
AwardsFull list
Musical career
Genres
InstrumentsVocals
Labels
Websitecher.com

Cherilyn Sarkisian, better known as Cher, (born May 20, 1946) is an American actress, singer, songwriter, and television personality. She has won an Academy Award, a Grammy Award, an Emmy Award and three Golden Globe Awards. She is well known for her deep contralto vocal range.[1]

Her mother is singer and actress Georgia Holt.

Cher first became well known in 1965 as one half of the pop rock duo Sonny & Cher. She has also released 25 albums as a solo artist, and has 22 Billboard Top 40 entries over her career. These include twelve Top 10 singles and five number one singles.

She became a successful television star in the 1970s and a movie actress in the 1980s. In 1987, she won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in the romantic comedy Moonstruck.

Discography[change | change source]

Studio albums[change | change source]

  • All I Ready Went to Do (1965)
  • The Sonny Side of Cher (1966)
  • Cher (1966)
  • With Love, Cher (1967)
  • Backstage (1968)
  • 3614 Jackson Highway (1969)
  • Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves (1971)
  • Foxy Lady (1972)
  • Bittersweet White Light (1973)
  • Half-Breed (1973)
  • Dark Lady (1974)
  • Stars (1975)
  • I'd Rather Believe in You (1976)
  • Cherished (1977)
  • Take Me Home (1979)
  • Prisoner (1979)
  • I Paralyze (1982)
  • Cher (1987)
  • Heart of Stone (1989)
  • Love Hurts (1991)
  • It's a Man World (1995)
  • Believe (1998)
  • Not.com.mercial (2000)
  • Living Proof (2001)
  • Closer to the Truth (2013)
  • Dancing Queen (2018)

References[change | change source]

  1. Holden, Stephen (18 December 1997). "CABARET REVIEW; On Life's Rough-and-Tumble, via Mama's Tender Heart". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2 July 2010.

Other websites[change | change source]