How old is Charo?
Charo is 72 years old.
What is Charo Net Worth?
Charo's net worth is $70 Million.
What is Charo Birthday?
Charo's birthday is 15/01/1951.
What is Charo Zodiac Sign?
Charo's zodiac sign is Capricornus.
What is Charo's Real Birth Name?
Charo's real birth name is María Rosario Pilar Martínez Molina Baeza.
Where is Charo's Birthplace?
Charo's birthplace is Murcia, Region of Murcia, Spain.
How Tall is Charo?
Charo height is 5'4''.
What is Charo Nationality?
Charo nationality is Spain, United States.
What are Charo's Professions?
Charo's professions are Actress, Comedian, Guitarist, Singer.
Who is Charo's Spouse(s)?
Xavier Cugat (m. 1966; div. 1978)
Kjell Rasten (m. 1978; died 2019)
Who is Charo?
María Rosario Pilar Martínez Molina Baeza, professionally known by her stage name Charo, is a Spanish-American actress, singer, comedian, and flamenco guitarist.
Charo began playing guitar at the age of nine and trained under the famed Andrés Segovia. In 1966, she married 65-year-old bandleader Xavier Cugat and moved to the United States with him. In the late 1960s and 1970s, she became a ubiquitous presence on American television, frequently appearing as a guest star on series such as Laugh-In, Fantasy Island, The Love Boat, and The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. She is known for her uninhibited and exuberant manner, vague age, heavy Spanish accent, and catchphrase “cuchi-cuchi.”
As a musician, Charo has performed and recorded in various styles for five decades. She released a series of disco recordings in the 1970s with Salsoul Records, most notably Dance a Little Bit Closer (1977). In 1995, her flamenco album Guitar Passion (1994) won the Female Pop Album of the Year award at the Billboard International Latin Music Conference and was named best female Latin pop album by Billboard.In an interview, she said, “Around the world I am known as a great musician. But in America I am known as the cuchi-cuchi girl. That’s okay, because cuchi-cuchi has taken me all the way to the bank.