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Carlos Vives

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Birthday
7, 1961
Birthplace
Santa Marta, Colombia
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
7, 1961 (age 59)
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 ColombiaClaudia Vásquez. He was previously married to Margarita Rosa de Francisco and Herlinda Gómez. He has four children, Lucy, Pedro, Elena, and Carlos.

Associated With

In 2016, he released the chart-topper "La Bicicleta" featuring Shakira. The music video for the song has accumulated more than 1 billion views on YouTube.