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Carlos Vives

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Birthday
7, 1961
Birthplace
Santa Marta, Colombia
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
7, 1961 (age 57)
Birthplace
Santa Marta, Colombia

About

Latin Grammy Award-winning Colombian singer who released albums like La Tierra del Olvido, Tengo Fe, and El Rock de Mi Pueblo.

Before Fame

He moved to Bogotá at age twelve and began performing music in local bars and cafes.

Trivia

He is also an actor who rose to fame after being cast in the fantasy series Escalona, for which he also sang on the soundtrack.

Family Life

He married former Miss Colombia Claudia Helena Vásquez. After the couple divorced, he got married to Herlinda Gomez. He has four children, Lucy, Pedro, Elena, and Carlos.

Associated With

He was nominated for a Latin Grammy for Song of the Year for "Dejame Entrar" in 2002, but lost the award to Alejandro Sanz.