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Xuxa

Name in Native Language: "Maria da Graça Xuxa Meneghel" (Portuguese/PT)
Television Presenter / Film Producer / Businesswoman / Model (person) / Film Actress / Television Actress / Songwriter | * 03/27/1963 (58) | Santa Rosa, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)
Maria da Graça Xuxa Meneghel ( SHOO-sha; Portuguese pronunciation: [maˈɾi.ɐ dɐ ˈɡɾasɐ ˈʃuʃɐ mẽneˈɡɛw]; born 27 March 1963) is a Brazilian television host, film actress, singer, model, and businesswoman. Her various shows have been broadcast in Portuguese, English, and Spanish worldwide. She started her career as a children’s television host reaching wide success in Brazil and abroad, earning two Latin Grammy Awards for Best Children's Album and her epithet, the "Queen of the Little Ones". Xuxa began her television career with the Clube da Criança on Rede Manchete in the early 1980s. She became a national superstar when she moved to TV Globo in 1986 for the Xou da Xuxa. She was the first Brazilian to appear on Forbes magazine's list of richest artists in 1991, taking 37th place with an annual gross income of US$19 million. Over her 30-year career, Xuxa has sold over 30 million copies of her records worldwide, which makes her the highest-selling Brazilian female singer. Her net worth was estimated at US$100 million in the early 1990s. As of 2020, she continues to be among Brazil's most prominent celebrities. Also successful as a businesswoman, she has the highest net worth of any Brazilian female entertainer, estimated at US$400 million. ()
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Maria da Graça Xuxa Meneghel is a Brazilian television host, film actress, singer, model, and businesswoman. Her various shows have been broadcast in Portuguese, English, and Spanish worldwide. She is a two-time winner of the Latin Grammy Award for Best Children's Album, and is also known for her epithet, the "Queen of Children".

Most frequent genres for this person: Kids & Family | Comedies | Music

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Awards & Nominations for Xuxa

2x Latin Grammy Award for Best Latin Children's Album 6x Latin Grammy Award for Best Latin Children's Album

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Movies with Xuxa as Actress(34)

TV Shows/Series with Xuxa as Actress(2)

as Rita Prates2012 As Brasileiras

Movies with Xuxa as Crew(13)

Production/Producer2007 Xuxa: a Girl's Dream
Production/Producer2006 Xuxa Twins
Production/Producer2003 Xuxa Abracadabra
Production/Producer2001 Xuxa and the Elves
Production/Producer2000 Xuxa Popstar
Production/Producer1999 Xuxa Requebra
Production/Producer1991 Inspector Faustão and the Vagabond
Production/Producer1991 Black Gaucho
Production/Producer1990 Summer Dream

Additional Information

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Citizenships: Brazil, Italy
Born: Wednesday, 03/27 1963 (March) in Santa Rosa, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil) (current age: 58 years + 306 days)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Rabbit)
Languages: Brazilian Portuguese
Record Label: Som Livre, Sony Music, RCA, PolyGram, Philips Records
Spouses (current/former): Luciano Szafir, Junno Andrade
Children: Sasha Meneghel
Other names for Xuxa (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Maria da Graça Meneghel"
"Xuxa Meneghel"
"Rainha dos Baixinhos" (Nickname)
Xuxa frequently works together with these people:
Renato Aragão (10x, Actor)
Diler Trindade (10x, Crew)
Dedé Santana (7x, Actor)
Sérgio Mallandro (5x, Actor)
Flávio de Souza (5x, Crew)
Tizuka Yamasaki (4x, Crew)
Mussum (4x, Actor)
Ary Sperling (3x, Crew)
Angélica (3x, Actress)
Johnny Rotten (3x, Actor)
Luis Jara (3x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:64749, Added: 05/23/2018, Last updated: 12/31/2021