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Emilio Estefan, Jr.

Biography

b. 4 March 1953, Cuba. Estefan shifted to the united states in 1968 and shaped the Miami Audio Machine five years later on, where he played different tools including keyboards and accordion. Although he worked well in a variety of capacities in business and market, he continued to execute part-time as well as the music group developed an area pursuing. In 1975 he fulfilled vocalist Gloria Fajardo who became a member of the music group two years later on and the entire year from then on, 1978, these were wedded. In 1987, under her fresh name of Gloria Estefan, she started a solo profession with Estefan as her supervisor, musical movie director and maker. As his wife’s profession blossomed, Estefan’s part became significant. Additionally, he became an in-demand record maker, dealing with and befriending performers such as for example Shakira and Celia Cruz. From 2002, Estefan was maker of the annual Latin Grammy Honours wedding ceremony. Also in the first 00s, he was associated with P. Diddy in the forming of a recording business. Estefan had continuing like a high-profile record maker, and in 2006 added Jennifer Lopez towards the long set of performers on whose record successes he spent some time working.

Quick Facts


Full Name Emilio Estefan
Date Of Birth March 4, 1953
Profession Actor, Entrepreneur, Film director, Film producer, Music Producer, Screenwriter, Television producer, Film Score Composer
Nationality Cuban, American
Spouse Gloria Estefan
Children Emily Estefan, Nayib Estefan
Parents Carmen Estefan, Emilio Estefan Sr
Awards Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year, Grammy Award for Best Tropical Latin Album, Latin Grammy Award for Best Tropical Song, Latin Grammy Award for Best Traditional Tropical Album, Latin Grammy Award for Producer of the Year, Latin Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Tropical Album, Latin Grammy Award for Best Short Form Music Video, ALMA Ricardo Montalban Lifetime Achievement Award
Music Groups Miami Sound Machine
Music Songs Conga, Bad Boy, Falling In Love, Pennies In My Pocket, Dr. Beat, Words Get In The Way, Me Enamore, Hot Summer Nights, I Need Your Love, Baila Conmigo, Mucho Money, Orange Express, Suave, Sola, Toda Tuya, Prisoner of Love, Que Suerte Quererte, Surrender Paradise, Alguien Que Te Quiera, Primitive Love, Otra Vez, When Someone Comes Into Your Life, Usted Abuso, Yo Tambien Quiero Bailar, Body to Body, I Need a Man, Luchare, A Toda Maquina, Si Me Contaras, Quiereme, Live Again, You Made a Fool of Me
Albums Primitive Love, Eyes of Innocence, Miami Sound Machine, Live Again / Renacer, Lo Mejor De... Miami Sound Machine
Nominations Latin Grammy Award for Album of the Year, Latin Grammy Award for Record of the Year, Grammy Award for Producer of the Year, Non-Classical, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Broadway Musical
Movies The Specialist, Chasing Papi, An Unbreakeable Bond
TV Shows El Gordo y la Flaca


  • Facts
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#Fact
1 Mentor to Shakira.
2 Founded The Miami Sound Machine.
3 Was 15 when he immigrated from Cuba to Miami.
4 Has a Latin music lifetime achievement.
5 Bought a minority ownership stake in the Miami Dolphins with his wife (22 June 2009).
6 He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard in HOllywood, California.
7 Although born in Cuba, he is of Lebanese ancestry
8 Two children: Nayib Estefan (b. 1980) and Emily Marie Estefan (b. 1994).
9 Uncle of Spanish-language talk-show host/celebrity Lili Estefan.
10 Together with his wife, Gloria Estefan, won the court case for the right to use the name Bongo Cuban Cafe for the cafe they own in Disney World. They were sued by makers of Bongo blue jeans for trademark infringement. [February 1998]


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Wild Things in Europe 3D producer: "Turn the Beat Around" announced
Como anillo al dedo TV Series producer - 1 episode, 2016 writer - 1 episode, 2016
The 89th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2015 TV Movie writer: "Oye"
Tu cara me suena - Argentina 2014 TV Series producer - 2 episodes
Dancing on Ice 2014 TV Series performer - 4 episodes
Raphael: Mi gran noche 2013 TV Movie writer: "Con los años que me quedan"
Vive cantando 2013 TV Series writer - 1 episode
El número uno 2013 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2011 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dancing with the Stars 2010 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dancing with the Stars 2008 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Miami Vice 2006 performer: "Pennies in My Pocket" - as Emilio Estefan / writer: "Pennies in My Pocket" - as Emilio Estefan
Casados con hijos 2005 TV Series producer - 1 episode
¡Anita, No Te Rajes! 2005 TV Series writer - 1 episode
American Idol 2004 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Amar otra vez 2003 TV Series writer: "Fotografía"
Chasing Papi 2003 lyrics: "Sobe Son" / music: "Sobe Son" / producer: "Favorite Fantasy", "Romeo", "Bad Girls", "Dejare", "Goodbye/Adios" / writer: "Se Me Olvidó Tu Nombre", "Simplemente Espirtual"
The 3rd Annual Women Rock! Girls and Guitars 2002 TV Movie writer: "Trough The Fire / Coming Out Of The Dark Medley"
Operación triunfo 2002 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Original Sin 2001 arranger: "You Can't Walk Away from Love" / producer: "You Can't Walk Away from Love" / writer: "You Can't Walk Away from Love"
Music of the Heart 1999 producer: "Baila" / writer: "Baila"
Rosalinda 1999 TV Series writer: "Rosalinda"
Holy Man 1998 writer: "Oye"
Dance with Me 1998 writer: "Fiesta pa'los rumberos", "Echa pa'lante - Cha Cha Mix"
Evita 1996 producer: "Don't Cry for Me, Argentina" end title version - uncredited
Gloria Estefan: Everlasting Gloria 1995 Video documentary writer: "Con los años que me quedan"
Pocahontas 1995 producer: "If I Never Knew You" 1995, "Si No Te Conociera If I Never Knew You - Spanish Version" 1995
María la del Barrio 1995 TV Series producer: "MARÍA LA DEL BARRIO"
The Specialist 1994 producer: "Slip Away", "Mental Picture", "El baile de la vela", "El duro soy yo", "Love Is the Thing", "Que Manera de Quererte", "Turn the Beat Around", "All Because of You", "Jambala", "El Amor", "Shower Me with Love", "Real" / writer: "Jambala"
The Cowboy Way 1994 writer: "Sazon"
Made in America 1993 producer: "Go Away"
Cobra 1986 producer: "Suave"
Top Gun 1986 producer: "Hot Summer Nights"

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Change of Heart 2017 producer completed
Evan Charles: Broken People 2015 Short producer
Dale con Ganas 2012 TV Series executive producer - as Emilio Estefan
Con los pies en el cielo 2009 Documentary producer - as Emilio Estefan
Frecuencia 2005 TV Series executive producer
Tributo a nuestros héroes 2004 TV Movie executive producer
2004 Hispanic Heritage Awards 2004 TV Special executive producer
Live and Unwrapped 2004 Video executive producer
Nuestra Navidad 2003 2003 TV Movie executive producer
Gloria Estefan: Que siga la tradicion 2000 Video documentary executive producer
Gloria Estefan: Don't Stop 1998 Video documentary executive producer
Gloria Estefan: The Evolution Tour 1996 TV Movie documentary executive producer
Gloria Estefan: Everlasting Gloria 1995 Video documentary co-executive producer
Gloria Estefan: Going Home 1992 TV Movie executive producer
Hurricane Relief 1992 TV Movie documentary executive producer
Gloria Estefan: Into the Light World Tour 1992 TV Movie executive producer

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Con los pies en el cielo 2009 Documentary as Emilio Estefan
Chasing Papi 2003
Gloria Estefan Intimate Portrait 1996 TV Movie documentary original music by

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
90 Millas: El Documental 2008 Documentary as Emilio Estefan
Hurricane Relief 1992 TV Movie documentary

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dale con Ganas 2012 TV Series creator - as Emilio Estefan
90 Millas: El Documental 2008 Documentary written by - as Emilio Estefan

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Evita 1996 music producer
The Specialist 1994 music supervisor

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Specialist 1994 Piano Player

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Walt Disney World's 25th Anniversary Party 1997 TV Movie production team - as Emilio Estefan

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ochéntame... otra vez 2016 TV Series documentary thanks - 1 episode
Music of the Heart 1999 special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jane the Virgin 2016 TV Series Himself
The Big Interview with Dan Rather 2016 TV Series Himself
The 70th Annual Tony Awards 2016 TV Special Himself / Presenter
Live from the Red Carpet: The Paley Center Tribute to Hispanic Achievements in Television 2016 TV Movie Himself
Today 2015-2016 TV Series Himself
Ochéntame... otra vez 2016 TV Series documentary Himself
CBS This Morning 2016 TV Series Himself
Good Morning America 2015 TV Series Himself - Guest
The View 2008-2015 TV Series Himself
The Latin Explosion: A New America 2015 TV Movie documentary Himself - Interviewee / Musician / Producer
Entertainment Tonight 2014-2015 TV Series Himself
The Insider 2015 TV Series Himself
Miss Universe 2014 2015 TV Special Himself - Judge (as Emilio Estefan)
The 68th Annual Tony Awards 2014 TV Special Himself - Presenter: The Last Ship
Santana Corazon: Live from Mexico: Live It to Believe It 2014 TV Movie documentary as Emilio Estefan
The Arsenio Hall Show 2013 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
Susana Giménez 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
Oprah's Next Chapter 2013 TV Series Himself
Mario Lopez: One on One 2012 TV Series Himself
Airport 24/7: Miami 2012 TV Series Himself
The Wendy Williams Show 2011 TV Series Himself
The Latino List 2011 Documentary Himself
Lopez Tonight 2010 TV Series Himself
Rachael Ray 2010 TV Series Himself
The 8th Annual Ellis Island Family Heritage Awards 2009 TV Special Himself - Honoree
Con los pies en el cielo 2009 Documentary Himself
Marley & Me 2008 Himself (uncredited)
Celia: The Queen 2008 Documentary Himself
2006 ALMA Awards 2006 TV Special Himself
Premio lo Nuestro a la música latina 2006 2006 TV Movie Himself
2005 Billboard Latin Music Awards 2005 TV Special Himself
La tierra de las 1000 músicas 2005 TV Series documentary Himself
El gordo y la flaca 2004 TV Series Himself
Premio lo Nuestro a la música latina 2004 2004 TV Special Himself
Operación triunfo 2002-2003 TV Series Himself
2nd Annual Latin Grammy Awards 2001 TV Special Himself
The 43rd Annual Grammy Awards 2001 TV Special Himself
Céline Dion: All the Way... A Decade of Song & Video 2001 TV Special Himself (uncredited)
CNN World Beat 2000 TV Series Himself
Guitarra mía 2000 Documentary
1999 ALMA Awards 1999 TV Special Himself
The Latin Beat 1999 TV Movie documentary Himself
Billboard Latin Music Awards 1999 TV Special Himself
Celebrity Profile 1998 TV Series documentary Himself
Behind the Music 1998 TV Series documentary Himself
Will You Marry Me? 1994 TV Movie Himself
Mary Hart Presents Love in the Public Eye 1990 TV Movie Himself
Brit Awards 1989 1989 TV Special Himself (as Miami Sound Machine)
The 14th Annual American Music Awards 1987 TV Special Himself
The Miss Teen USA Pageant 1983 TV Special Himself - Judge

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Extra 2015-2016 TV Series Himself
Entertainment Tonight 2015 TV Series Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2005 Star on the Walk of Fame Walk of Fame Recording Awarded on June 9, 2005 at 7021 Hollywood Blvd.
1999 Lifetime Achievement Award ALMA Awards
1993 CableACE CableACE Awards Music Special Gloria Estefan: Going Home (1992) · Brian Forti (producer)
· Pat Morrow (producer)


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