Success Story of Late American Singer
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Irene Cara, born on 18 March, 1959, In New York City, U.S. Her real name was Irene Cara Escalera.
Her father used to work in a steel factory and was also a former saxophonist. Cara was the youngest of her five siblings.
From the age of five, she started learning dance, acting, and music, and at that time she also started to play the piano by ear.
Her professional singing & dancing career started with the Spanish television shows "The Original Amateur Hour" and "The Ed Sullivan Show."
She got fame by featuring in the 1980 film "Fame." She played the role of Coco Hernandez & also sang the title song, "Fame," & "Out Here on My Own."
Both of her songs got an Academy Award nomination for "Best Original Song." She also got two Grammy nominations for the "Fame" song.
In 1983, Cara wrote & sang the title song of the movie "Flashdance." Her song Flashdance—What a Feeling became a major hit, peaking at no.1 in some countries.
In 1984, for her hit song "Flashdance," Cara won an Oscar, a Grammy, a Golden Globe, and an American Music Award.
During the 80s, Cara released several hit songs like "Why Me?" in 1983, "The Dream" in 1986,
& "Breakdance" in 1984. She also acted in films like "City Heat" (1984) & "Perfect" (1985).
During the 90s, she continued to perform on Broadway & released several albums. As per reports, she had a net worth of $2 million.
On 25 November 2022, Irene Cara was died in Los Angeles due to a heart disease. She died at the age of 63.
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