Basic Information About Ana Bárbara
|Celebrities › Actors
|Singer, Actor, Record producer, Songwriter
|Date of birth
|1971-01-10 (53 years old)
|Place of birth
|Rioverde, San Luis Potosí
|5 ft 7 in (1.72 m)
Ana Bárbara: From Miss Universe to International Singing Sensation
Looking at her current net worth of $25 million and the immense fame she’s garnered over the years, it’s hard to believe that Ana Bárbara, born Altagracia Ugalde Mota in January of 1971, started out her career as a contestant in 1988’s Miss Universe pageant. But even as a beauty pageant entrant, Ana Bárbara’s love for music and performing was evident. And it is in music where she found worldwide success, particularly in the Latin countries where she has cultivated a dedicated fan base.
What is Ana Bárbara Known for?
Ana Bárbara is known for her international hit songs which have put her on the worldwide music map. The sultry singer’s stage name was officially adopted in 1995 when she signed with Fonovisa record company in the United States. Since then, Ana has released iconic tracks like “Bandido”, “Loca“ and “Lágrimas No Valentín”, and has been featured on various hit soundtracks.
It wasn’t too long before Barbara became prominently known for her appealing personality, which managed to showcase both elegance as well a magnetic force. Besides being known for her singing talent, Barbara’s stunning traditional attire & seductive visuals have made her the topic of popular discussions. Most importantly, her glamorous style is matched by her raw vocal talent.
Early Life and Education
Ana Bárbara’s star quality was evident from a young age. As a child, she had a passion for music and entered many singing contests, winning most of them thanks to her powerful voice. Born in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, Ugalde spent her early years there before moving to Huimilpan, Querétaro. Unfortunately, her love for music would make Ugalde drop out of school to fully focus on her musical career. She entered her teens at Just 15, quickly choosing a professional singing path in 1994.
Bárbara started out singing locally around Mexico before she moved to the United States to pursue bigger singing opportunities. She got popular in America as one of the main acts on the “Festival Movil Corona Tour” with Banda el Mexicano & K-Paz de la Sierra. From there, Ana Bárbara soared to heights that she never fathomed before. Her first album, “Sabes” was an instant classic and earned her critical acclaim whilst also becoming a commercial success on the Mexican and U.S. charts. From then on, it was one triumphant album release after another.Aiming not only to appeal to Hispanics but make a worldwide impact, on the international stage, Ana Bárbara sang during featured collaborations with other major artists. This made sure she continued to heighten her music background & become as popular as possible.
With a successful music career spanning over three decades, there’s certainly a lot that Ana Bárbara has achieved. Here are some of the highlights:
- She has released a total of 12 full-length albums so far.
- Sabes one of her biggest hits prompted an array of regional Mexican-style singers to follow Ana Bárbara’s footsteps in adopting elements of glamor and elegance into their public image.
- In 2011 she underwent artificial insemination and gave birth to a son through surrogacy in December of 2011.
- Having shared a stage with Latin pop’s biggest names over the past three decades, she collaborated with famous Jorge Rafael Calandrelli on her sixth album, Reina de Reyes (2007)—— receiving critics and audience acclaim.
- Alongside fellow popular musicians, Lupita D’Alessio & Yuri, performed for a packed arena at Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, performing sold-out concerts eight times a week backed by their band.
All in all, despite facing some difficult events both in her personal life and career over the years, Ana Bárbara has continued to make waves as a successful Latin performer. Barcelona’s music and appealing personality have made her one of Mexico’s most beloved and popular stars, with millions of fans from all around the world.
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