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World Music Singer

Birthday April 2, 1947

Birth Sign Aries

Birthplace Alto Lucero, Mexico

Age 76 years old

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Mexican Grammy nominated singer who is known for singing rancheras. She's best known for her single "Rata de Dos Patas." 

Before Fame

She started singing in Mexico City in 1970 and released her debut album, Mi Renuncia, in 1988.


She was part of the recording for the Spanish version of We Are The World.

Family Life

She was born to a Mexican family in Alto Lucero, Veracruz. She married Alfonso Martinez in 2000. She has three children.

Associated With

She sings a duet with Ricardo Arjona on the song "Ni Tu Ni Yo" from Ariona's 2008 album 5to Piso.