Celebrity News : Ednita María Nazario Figueroa is a singer, producer and composer who was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico on November 4, 1955 and who has a net worth of $ 20 Million.
Since starting her career, just as a child, she has been recognized as one of the most representative artists of Hispanic music. She stands out for her passion and versatility as an interpreter, composer, and actress. Among his many awards are several Latin Billboard or Grammy nominations. She has been immortalized in the Walks of Fame in Mexico, Miami, Los Angeles, Buenos Aires, Caracas, Tenerife, Milan, and Panama. In his native Ponce, one of the main roads takes its name, Avenue Ednita Nazario.
At age 6 she made her first professional recording, “Mi Amor lollypop”. After several years in the band The Kids From Ponce, at 18 years she debuted with a solo album “Al Fin … Ednita” (1973).
With her television show, Nazario became an idol in her country. Throughout the following years, she continued to publish albums and matured her style, orienting her more towards pop/rock: ” Me está gustando ” (1976), ” Nueva Navidad ” (1976), “Vete, vete” ” Mujer sola…” (1978), ” Retrato de mujer ” (1979), “Ednita” (1982), “Al rojo vivo” (1983) or “Tú sin mi” (1986). In addition, her numerous live performances cemented her position in Latin America.
In 1989, Nazario published ” Fuerza de la gravedad “, with more pop sound that redefined its race but without missing the romantic ballad that characterizes her. It was her first Golden Record. After a time dedicated to her newborn daughter and after her marital separation, Ednita released ” Lo que son las cosas ” (1991). Co-produced with KC Porter (producer of his next three albums).
With Metamorphosis (1992) he fulfilled his dream of performing at the Coliseo Roberto Clemente before more than 10 thousand people who chanted the hits of the album (“Un corazón hecho pedazos “, “Mírame” o “Tres deseos”). The show was recorded and “Ednite Live”, achieved a new Platinum Album.
Ednita was proclaimed the ‘Great Diva of Puerto Rico’, after the 13 consecutive concerts in the Center of Beautiful Arts that beat records of attendance.
Two weeks after publishing “Espíritu libre” (1996), it became Platinum album. Ednita established a new brand in the Puerto Rican musical history and besides being the first woman that appeared before more than 30 thousand people in the Stage Hiram Bithorn of San Juan.
In New York, she starred in the musical ‘The Capeman’ by Paul Simon, with Marc Anthony and Rubén Blades. Her performance earned her the ‘Theater World Award’ for best actress. After a season on Broadway, Ednita publishes “Corazón” (1999), with which it put the finishing touch to the decade of the 90’s.
In 2002 she released two volumes of “Acústico”, with her biggest hits and unpublished song such as the one composed by Luis Fonsi “Tanto que te di”. “Por ti” (2004) was characterized by its avant-garde sound and controversial themes like “Más mala que tú”, which speaks of a woman’s confession of infidelity to her partner. It included the composition of Luis Fonsi “Si no me amas” or that of Ricky Martin “Química ideal “. That year she was recognized with the Latin Heritage Award of the American Society of Authors, Composers and Publishers (ASCAP), “because her artistic quality as a composer and singer enriches the universe of Latin music.”
In April 2015, Ednita made her triumphant return to the Festivals Hall of the San Juan Fine Arts Center to present a new acoustic concept with a selection of her most recent repertoire.