Cher was born on this day in 1946, in El Centro, California, United States.
Who is Cher?
Cher is an American singer, actress, and performer who has had a career spanning over six decades. She is known for her distinctive voice, theatrical performances, and iconic fashion sense.
What was Cher’s childhood like?
Cher had a difficult childhood marked by poverty and instability. Her parents divorced when she was young, and she and her younger half-sister were raised by their mother, who struggled to support the family. They moved frequently and often lived in cheap motels. Cher attended several different schools and had difficulty fitting in with her classmates. Despite these challenges, she discovered a love for singing and performing at a young age and began pursuing a career in entertainment as a teenager.
What awards has Cher won?
Cher has won numerous awards throughout her career, including an Academy Award, a Grammy Award, three Golden Globe Awards, and the Kennedy Center Honors.
What is Cher's personal life like?
Cher has been married twice, including to her former singing partner Sonny Bono, and has two children. She is known for her advocacy work on behalf of various causes, including LGBTQ rights and HIV/AIDS awareness.