OREANDA-NEWS. The real name of the star is Sherilyn Sarkisian, she is the daughter of an Armenian trucker and an American actress. Sherilyn considers Los Angeles her city: "New York is a magical place where everyone can be whatever they want. And Los Angeles literally eats people. However, this is still my city, where my family lives. I have to stay here."

Cher was born in 1946 in California. at 16, she dropped out of high school and went to Los Angeles to become an actress.

In the city of angels, a young girl met musician Sonny Bono, who introduced her to a famous producer. Together, they recorded a song that later charted on the Billboard charts. Friendship with Sonny gradually turned into love, and the young stars got married.

The most popular young couple became in the mid-1960s, and competed with the Beatles. In 1975, the young family broke up, and soon Cher remarried-again to the musician, Greg Allman, with whom she continued her musical career.

In 1982, Cher made her Broadway debut in Jimmy Dean. Soon Cher got a role in the first film - the work of Mike Nichols "Silkwood". Cher received a Golden Globe and an Oscar nomination.

In 1985, Cher won the Cannes Film Festival Award for the film "The Mask" by Peter Bogdanovich, in 1988-the Oscar for best actress in "The Power of the Moon".

In 2002, Cher went on a farewell tour, during which she performed 325 shows and earned about $ 250 million. Filming from the tour became a hit on television and won an Emmy.

Cher remains a beautiful, talented woman and we wish her a happy Birthday!