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Charo Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How much is Charo worth? $12 million

How did Charo earn his money and wealth?

Charo was born on January 15, 1951. An actress of Spanish-American origin, she is a popular comedian and flamenco guitarist. Charo ventured into the music industry by playing guitar at the age of 9 and was trained under the famous Andrés Segovia. In 1966, she married Xavier Cugat, who was a bandleader and they shifted to the United States. In the 1960s and 1970s, she became a universal presence on television of USA, often appearing as a guest invitee on series like Fantasy Island. She is known for her immodest and enthusiastic manner, professed lack of smoothness in English, and hefty Spanish accent.

Charo’s first debut US TV appearance was on a talk show, The Today Show. From 1965-67, she appeared four times on The Ed Sullivan Show along with her husband Xavier Cugat and his orchestra. She starred on Laugh-In premiered in 1968. As a singer and composer, she has performed and recorded in unique styles for almost five years. She released disco recordings with Salsoul in the 1970s. In 1995, her flamenco album Guitar Passion released in 1994 won the award for the Female Pop Album of the Year at the Conference of Billboard International Latin Music and was declared as the best Latin pop album female by the Billboard.

Once In an interview, Charo said “around the globe, I am known as a great musician. But, in the USA, I am remembered by the name of cuchi-cuchi girl. “ She now has a steady touring show in addition to performances in Missouri, Branson, and Las Vegas. Charo made the appearance on the aboard Royal Caribbean Explorer of the Seas as the Celebrity Showtime entertainer in 2008, on January 4 and 13, and on the Adventure of the Seas on August 10, 2008.

She was invited by the San Francisco LGBT Pride Parade as a Celebrity Grand Marshal on June 29, 2008. Charo was attended by throngs of Charo look-alikes on a pink float. She was a guest on GSN Live On May 23, 2008. Charo made an appearance on the show Watch What Happens: Live in 2011, where she promoted her new song, “Sexy! Sexy!”

In 2011, Charo was invited as a celebrity guest judge on the 5th episode of RuPaul’s Drag U. In 2013 she appeared on the concluding episode of Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23. In 2017, Charo was selected as one of the participants who would contest on season 24 of Dancing with the Stars. She was appointed with professional dancer and choreographer Keo Motsepe. On April 3, 2017, Charo and Motsepe were the only second couple excluded from the competition and ended up finishing in 11th place.

What are the most popular albums of Charo?

  1.     Cuchi-Cuchi (1977)
  2.     Olé Olé (1978) (with the Salsoul Orchestra)
  3.     Bailando con Charo (Dancing with Charo, 1981) (with the Salsoul Orchestra)
  4.     Guitar Passion (1994)
  5.     Gusto (Pleasure, 1997)
  6.     Charo and Guitar (2005)

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