Vikki Carr

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Birthday
19, 1941
Birthplace
El Paso, TX
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
19, 1941 (age 77)
Birthplace
El Paso, TX

About

Grammy Award-winning pop singer who sang "It Must Be Him." She hit her stride when she started singing in Spanish, releasing singles like "Que No Se Rompa la Noche." Her star was placed on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1981.

Before Fame

She was only offered a record deal after changing her name; her first hit was "He's a Rebel" in 1962, which Phil Spector turned into an even bigger hit with The Crystals.

Trivia

She sang for five sitting U.S. presidents: Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, and Bill Clinton.

Family Life

She married Dann Moss in 1966; after their divorce in 1974, she remarried to Pedro De Leon in 1993.

Associated With

Her 2002 performance in Follies, the Stephen Sondheim musical, alongside Patty Duke and Hal Linden, was critically praised.