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Chayanne

Biography

From the past due ’80s, Chayanne, among Latin pop’s top heartthrobs, suffered a bountiful hitmaking profession being a balladeer and also found time and energy to go after an acting profession privately. Delivered Elmer Figueroa-Arce on June 28, 1968, in San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico, the vocalist began his profession in 1979 at age group 11, when he became a member of the Puerto Rican youngster music group Los Chicos. Made to rival Menudo, that was the preeminent youngster band from the period, Los Chicos didn’t reach a comparably feverish popularity, though these were commercially effective more than enough to warrant a made-for-TV film, Conexión Caribe (1984), and a weekly Television show on Puerto Rico’s WAPA-TV. Los Chicos released five albums — Em fun??o de Amar (1980), Puerto Rico (1980), Viva un Amor (1982), Bailando al Ritmo de la Lluvia (1983), and Conexión Caribe (1984) — before finishing their operate in 1984. Nearly instantly, Chayanne embarked on a single profession, debuting with Chayanne Ha sido Mi Nombre (1984) for RCA Information. Sangre Latina (1986) implemented, nonetheless it wasn’t until Chayanne shifted to Sony to get a successive couple of eponymous albums in 1988 and 1989 that his single career begun to keep fruits. His 1989 record specifically was popular, getting him a Grammy nomination for Greatest Latin Pop Efficiency; major strikes included “Fiesta en America,” “Violeta,” “Te Deseo,” and “Em fun??o de Tenerte Otra Vez,” that have been re-recorded in Portuguese, as was the rest from the record itself, for an effective Brazilian crossover. Also in 1989, Chayanne notably agreed upon a agreement with Pepsi to record the very first Spanish-language commercial shown in america on a significant Television network without subtitles or dubbing, debuted through the Grammy Honours that season. Henceforth Chayanne would appreciate regular success, launching hit albums approximately every 2 yrs: Tiempo de Vals (1990), Provocame (1992), Influencias (1994), Volver a Nacer (1996), Atado a Tu Amor (1998), Simplemente (2000), Sincero (2003), Cautivo (2005), Mi Tiempo (2007), no Hay Imposibles (2010). Each marketed much better than its forerunner, generally. Greatest-hits compilations such as for example Grandes Exitos (2002) and Desde Siempre (2005), and live albums like Vivo (2008) along with a Solas con Chayanne (2012), would also end up being issued every once in awhile. Chayanne’s strikes are too many to list, though it really is worth directing out his especially industrious association with songwriter Estéfano. Furthermore to performing, Chayanne is really a gifted dancer and professional, with an increasing number of telenovela and film functions to his credit, including like a vampire in it mini-series Gabriel: Amor Inmortal, so when the male business lead within the Spanish dub of Disney’s cartoon Rapunzel story Tangled.

Quick Facts


Full Name Chayanne
Height 1.93 m
Profession Singer, Actor, YouTuber, Composer, Dancer
Nationality Puerto Rican
Spouse Marilisa Maronesse
Children Lorenzo Valentino Figueroa, Isadora Sofia Figueroa
Parents llama Quintino Figueroa, Irma Luz Arce
Awards Premio Juventud for Best Novela Theme Song - Novelas, International Viewer's Choice Award for MTV Internacional
Music Groups Los Chicos de Puerto Rico
Music Songs Madre Tierra, Un Siglo Sin Ti, Me Enamoré de Ti, Que Me Has Hecho, Yo Te Amo, Torero, Y tú te vas, Tiempo de Vals, Dejaria Todo, Humanos a Marte, Atado A Tu Amor, Si Nos Quedara Poco Tiempo, Pienso en ti, Completamente Enamorados, Sentada Aquí en Mi Alma, Daría Cualquier Cosa, Te Echo de Menos, Tu pirata soy yo, Cuidarte el alma, No Sé por Qué, Fuiste un Trozo de Hielo en la Escarcha, Tu Respiración, Bailando dos corazones, Provócame, Fiesta en América, Este ritmo se baila así, Salomé, Tu boca, Si No Estás, Baila baila, Veo en ti la luz, You Are My Home
Albums Sincero, Cautivo, No Hay Imposibles, A Solas Con Chayanne, Simplemente, Chayanne: Vivo, Provócame, Mi tiempo, Atado a Tu Amor, Influencias, Es mi nombre, Sangre Latina, Tiempo de Vals, Grandes Éxitos, Desde Siempre, De Piel A Piel, En Todo Estaré, Volver a Nacer, Chayanne, Latin Stars, Dos Clásicos, Colección de Oro, Cautivo (Bonus Tracks Version), Chayanne Fan's Pack - Tiempo De Vals/Volver A Nacer/Atado A Tu Amor, Personalidad
Nominations Latin Grammy Award for Album of the Year, Lo Nuestro Award for Video of the Year, Billboard Latin Music Award for Tour of the Year, Billboard Latin Music Award for Latin Pop Album of the Year, World Music Award for World’s Best Entertainer of the Year, Billboard Latin Music Award for Latin Pop Albums Artist of the Year, Solo, Billboard Latin Music Award for Latin Pop Song of the Year, Latin Grammy Award for Best Short Form Music Video, Latin Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Album, Lo Nuestro Award for Pop Male Artist of the Year, Billboard Music Award for Latin Pop Track of the Year, World Music Award for World’s Best Live Act, World Music Award for World’s Best Male Artist, ALMA Award for Favorite Movie Actor, ALMA Award for Spanish Language Album of the Year, Premio Juventud for Best Moves - Music, ALMA Award for Outstanding Performance of a Song for a Feature Film
Movies Dance with Me, Linda Sara, Chayanne: Vivo
TV Shows Volver a Empezar


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#Fact
1 Former member of teen group Los Chicos (The Boys)
2 He dances at least 8 hours a day.
3 In 2001, starred in TV show Provócame. One of his albums (released in 1992), along with the first song on the album, are also named Provócame.
4 He studied dance in one of the same schools that Michael Jackson did.
5 As a member of the musical group, "Los Chicos", he participated in the movie "Conexion Caribe", in 1984.
6 Born in Rio Piedras, but raised in San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico. There are no hospitals in San Lorenzo.
7 Daughter, Isadora Sofia (born 10 Dec 2001).
8 Named his son, Lorenzo, in honor of his hometown of San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico.
9 Son born, Lorenzo Valentino Figureroa. [August 1997]


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gabriel 2008 TV Series Gabriel / Gabriel Marquez
Juan y José show 2006 TV Series
La niñera 2004 TV Series
Son amores 2003 TV Series Chayanne
Ally McBeal 2001 TV Series Sam Adams
Provócame 2001 TV Series Pedro Balmaceda-Linares Duncan
Chayanne: Candela 2000 Video short
Dance with Me 1998 Rafael Infante
Siempre piel canela 1997 TV Movie Singer
Al compas de un sentimiento 1996 Singer
Linda Sara 1994 Young Alejandro
Volver a empezar 1994 TV Series Chayanne
Pobre juventud 1986 TV Series El Ruso
Los Niños Pueden 1985 TV Series 1985-

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Como anillo al dedo 2016 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Lo imperdonable 2015 TV Series performer: "Tu Respiración" / writer: "Tu Respiración" - as Elmer Figueroa Arce
Guapas 2014 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Tu cara me suena 2014 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Sacrificio de Mujer 2011 TV Series performer: "Siento"
Feroz 2010 TV Series performer - 3 episodes
Corazón salvaje 2009 TV Series performer: "Me enamoré de ti" / writer: "Me enamoré de ti" - as Efa
La tele de tu vida 2007 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Rocío... siempre 2005 TV Movie performer: "Me ha dicho la luna"
El disco del año 2005 TV Special performer: "No te preocupes por mí"
La vida es una canción 2004 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Todo sobre Camila 2002 TV Series performer: "Y Tú Te Vas"
1000 millones 2002 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Provócame 2001 TV Series performer: "Hasta que el alma resista"
Pobre diabla 2000 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Girasoles para Lucía 1999 TV Series performer: "Atado A Tu Amor"
Dance with Me 1998 performer: "You Are My Home Salsa", "You Are My Home"
Linda Sara 1994 performer: "Sera"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Chayanne: Madre Tierra (oye) 2015 Short Himself
El hormiguero 2010-2014 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
Chayanne: Tu Respiracion 2014 Short Himself
AM - Antes del mediodía 2014 TV Series Himself
Susana Giménez 2007-2014 TV Series Himself - Guest
Merry Christmas with Our People... Tony Bennett and Friends 2012 TV Movie Himself
Tony Bennett Viva Duets: From the Heart 2012 Video Himself
Festival Internacional de la Canción de Viña del Mar 1991-2011 TV Series Himself - Performer
Buenafuente 2010 TV Series Himself
Premios Billboard de la música latina 2010 TV Movie Himself
Premio lo Nuestro a la música latina 2010 2010 TV Movie Himself
Premios Billboard de la música latina 2008 TV Special
Noche Hache 2007 TV Series Himself
El club 2005-2007 TV Series Himself
Caiga quien caiga 2007 TV Series Himself
Sos mi vida 2006 TV Series Himself
Aún hay más... Homenaje a Raúl Velasco 2006 TV Movie Himself - performer
Murcia, ¡qué hermosa eres! 2006 TV Movie Himself
Gala de La Rioja 2006 2006 TV Movie Himself
Feliz 2006. ¡Pásalo! 2006 TV Movie Himself - Performer
Nochebuena con los Lunnis 2005 TV Movie Himself
Rocío... siempre 2005 TV Movie Himself
El disco del año 2005 TV Special Himself
Channel nº 4 2005 TV Series Himself
Club Disney 2002-2005 TV Series Himself
The View 2005 TV Series Himself
Lo que no vio de Premio lo Nuestro 2005 2005 TV Movie Himself
Noche de estrellas: Premio lo Nuestro 2005 2005 TV Movie Himself
Premio lo Nuestro a la música latina 2005 2005 TV Movie Himself
El supershow 2004 TV Series Himself
Un paso adelante 2004 TV Series Himself
¡Despierta América! 2004 TV Series Himself
Por amor al arte 2004 TV Movie Himself
Música sí 1999-2004 TV Series Himself
Con la primera al 2004 2003 TV Movie Himself - Performer
La noche con Fuentes y Cía 2003 TV Series Himself
Un domingo cualquiera 2003 TV Series Himself
Gala Corazón Voluntario 2003 TV Movie Himself
Teletón 2003 TV Series Himself - Performer
Don Francisco presenta 2003 TV Series Himself
La columna 2003 TV Series Himself
Noche de fiesta 2002-2003 TV Series Himself
Miss Universe Pageant 2003 TV Special Himself - Musical Performer
De pe a pa 2002 TV Series Himself
HermanSIC 2002 TV Series Himself
Gala de presentación de la nueva programación 2002-2003 2002 TV Movie Himself
Día a día 2002 TV Series Himself
Sabor a tí 2001-2002 TV Series Himself
Operación triunfo 2002 TV Series Himself
Grandiosas 2002 TV Series Himself - Guest
Noches de verano 2001 TV Series Himself
Gala Murcia, ¡qué hermosa eres! 2001 2001 TV Movie Himself
Mírame 2001 TV Series Himself
Telecupón 2001 TV Series Himself
Noche y día 2001 TV Series Himself
Miss España 2001 2001 TV Movie Himself
2000 y una noche 2000 TV Movie Himself
Gala Inocente, Inocente 2000 TV Movie Himself
Números uno 2000 TV Movie Himself
Al salir de clase 2000 TV Series Himself
Desesperado club social 2000 TV Series Himself
Gala de la hispanidad 2000 2000 TV Movie Himself
Tu gala: Presentación de la programación 2000-2001 2000 TV Movie Himself
Pepsi Chart Latin America 2000 TV Series Guest
Guitarra mía 2000 Documentary
Feliz 2000 1999 TV Movie Himself
Vivement dimanche 1999 TV Series Himself
Premios Amigo 99 1999 TV Movie Himself
Gala de la hispanidad 1999 1999 TV Movie Himself
TVE está en tu vida 1999 TV Movie Himself
Chayanne: Atado a Tu Amor 1999 Short Himself
Murcia, ¡qué hermosa eres! 1999 TV Movie Himself
Risas y estrellas 1999 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1998 TV Series Himself
Homenaje a Lola Flores 1990 TV Movie Himself
Conexión Caribe 1984 Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tu cara me suena - Argentina 2013-2015 TV Series Himself
No te duermas ¡ Súper karaoke! 2015 TV Movie Himself
El disco del año 07 2007 TV Movie Himself
La tele de tu vida 2007 TV Series Himself
La tierra de las 1000 músicas 2005 TV Series documentary Himself
Querida Lola 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1999 ALMA Award ALMA Awards Outstanding Actor in a Feature Film Dance with Me (1998)
1999 ALMA Award ALMA Awards Outstanding Performance of a Song for a Feature Film Dance with Me (1998) · Vanessa Williams


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