Who is Ana Gabriel?
Maria Guadalupe Araujo Yong more commonly known as Ana Gabriel is a Mexican songwriter and singer belonging to Guamuchil, Sinaloa, Mexico.
She sang on the stage for the first time at the age of six, singing “Regalo A Dios” by Jose Alfredo Jimenez. She recorded her first song in 1977 titled “Comprendeme”.
During her more than two decades of career, she gave three hits in different genres of music: Pop, Mariachi, and Latin.
In 2013, Gabriel had released twenty studio albums including fifteen compilation albums and three live albums.
Three of her albums reached number one on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart. These three albums were Quien Como Tu, Es Desmasiado Tarde, and Ay Amor.
Early Life of Ana Gabriel
Ana Gabriel was born on December 10, 1995. She is from Mexico and as of now, she has spent 66 years of her life. Ana has not revealed the name of her family members.
She has kept her family life secret.
She has not told me about her educational information however it is known that she has done accounting and for studying accounting she moved to Tijuana, Baja California at the age of 21 years.
Ana Gabriel Career
Ana Gabriel’s professional career began in 1974 and in 1987 she won the third rank at the OTI Festival. This festival was celebrated in Lisbon, Portugal.
On this occasion, she performed an orchestral version of the song titled “Ay Amor’.
It was released as a single in its album version; it reached the top position in Mexico, on Ibero-America, and Billboard Hot Latin Tracks Chart for fourteen consecutive weeks.
Gabriel released her first album in 1988 that was Tierra de Nadie which also meets the chart of success.
She became a force in the Mexican music industry by the album of 1990 Quien Como Tu.
After eight months her live album En Vivo showed the powerful stage act of Gabriel and recorded many hits such as Solamente Una Vez, Propuesta, Hice Bien Quererte.
She continued to release albums throughout the 1990s. She showed her talent as an interpreter too by adopting different music styles from romantic ballads to pop music and lambada to mariachi.
She released the Mi Mexico song in 1991. The unique styles adopted by Gabriel were reflected in her songs. Her works include a tribute to Mexico’s most popular singer-songwriter, Juan Gabriel.
Her second hit was with the song “Cosas del Amor”. She made a guest appearance on Placido Domingo’s Grammy-nominated album De Mi Alma Latina. The pop-oriented Vivencias was released by her in 1998.
In the same year in 1998, she released another live album named En la Plaza de Toros Mexico. She went to Miami to work with the famous producer Emilio Estefan.
This album helped her to win Ritmo Latino Music Award for Female Pop Artist of the Year in the year 2000.
She released Huelo o Soledad in 2001 once again maintaining a balance between sophisticated pop songs and traditional sounds of Eternamente, dance tracks, and Cappella.
In 2002, Gabriel’s album Sagitario was released which became a platinum-selling album. It was in 2002 she won the Billboard Latin Music and she also gained recognition for her contribution to Latin Music Industry.
Once she started her career in 1974 she continued to work and never looked back.
She continued proving herself and participated in the ninth annual Las Cruces International Mariachi Concert and Festival in New Mexico.
In the same, December she was programmed to perform at the eleventh annual Christmas Mariachi Festival in Phoenix, Arizona.
But unfortunately, she couldn’t perform as her entry was refused into the United States and was denied a work visa.
Gabriel in 2017 was seen in the multi-award-winning documentary film The American Epic Sessions that was directed by Bernard MacMahon.
In this film, she was known for recording live on the restored first electrical sound recording in the 1920s. She performed with a larger band including Van Dyke Parks and Omar Rodriguez Lopez on Lydia Mendoza.
Her performance was described as “fantastic” by Stephen Dalton while speaking to The Hollywood Reporter. Gabriel has given several albums from 1986-to 2017.
Her first album was Un Estilo released in 1985 which was a studio album and Music from The American Epic Sessions, a complication album in 2017.
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Ana Gabriel Personal Life
Ana Gabriel has identified herself as asexual. She was previously in a relationship with Hugo Sanchez from 2009 to 2011. She has not mentioned openly her love life and public relations.
Her fans are eager to know about her but till now they have not found anything important from her personal life.
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Ana Gabriel Net Worth
Ana Gabriel has worked hard and continuously to earn the position where is standing today. Her work rose to fame and made her the recipient of several awards and accolades.
Such were, Latin Grammy Award nominations, thirteen Lo Nuestro Awards, one Grammy Award nomination, and an award from the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers and she received the Excellence Award at the Lo Nuetro Awards in 2016.
Reading the above-mentioned awards and allocates it is easy to observe that the estimated net worth of Ana Gabriel is between $1 million $5 million.
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