Cherilyn Sarkisian Biography

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Cherilyn Sarkisian was born on May 20, 1946 in El Centro, California to a John Sarkisian a refugee who worked as a truck driver and Georgia Holt an aspiring actress and sometimes a model. Cher faced tribes and tribulation when her parents divorced. Due to financial problem Cher ended up in a temporary foster home till her mother came back to get her. Cher’s mother remarried again to a banker named Gilbert Capierre who later adopted her. When Cher was young she was diagnosed with dyslexia but didn’t let that stop her from her dream in 1941 she saw the movie Dumbo q“and I pead my pants” she realized that she wanted to become a singer and a dancing animal. At the age of 16 Cher dropped out of Fresno high School and headed for Hollywood to start…show more content…
Sonny and Cher first released an album under the name Caesar and Cleo. After a couple of years and singing backups for groups like The Righteous Brothers, Darlene loves, The Crystals and The Ronettes they recorded an album titled “Look At Us” with the hit song “I Got You Babe” witch reached number 1 on the billboard hot 100 in 1965. Later in 1965 Cher released her solo album called “All I Really Want To Do” which reached 16 on the billboard. In 1966 Cher released her second solo album called “The Sonny Side Of Cher” which did pretty good on the charts but later on that year she released her third album called “Cher” didn’t do so well on the charts. After records sales slowed up Cher tried her luck at filming but was unsuccessful at the time. Sonny and Cher got married in 1969 and had a daughter by the name of Chasity. In 1971, Sonny and Cher started in a comedy hour show it features stars like Tina Turner, Chuck Berry, Carol Burnett, George Burns and Glen Campbell. It was a hit from 1971 until 1974, after the couple split up and filed for a divorce q“Cher says she divorced him because she got tired of being treated like a child not because she felt like she could make it without him”. Shortly after Cher would marry a rocker by the name of Gregg Allman and soon had a son by the name of Elijah Blue but would soon get a divorce in 1979 because he like to drink and do herion. After that marriage…show more content…
In 1960 Cher was the only female to have a solo top 10 hits in the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, and 2000 era. Cher published her first memoir in the late 1998 titled “The First Time” it was about the memories of her childhood life and her career over the year. In 1999 she also performed the “Stars Spangle Banner” at super bowl XXXlll. On November 30, 1999 she released a compilation album titled “The Greatest Hits” that help make her popular over in Europe and other places overseas. In 2000 Cher was presented with the lifelong contribution to music industry award at the world music awards. On the 16th of November of 2000 Cher also appeared on the hit screen show Will and grace. In 2002 she performed on VH1 divas Las Vegas with Shakira and Celine Dion, The Dixie Chicks, Anastacia, Cyndi lauper and Mary j Blige. In April 2003 “The best of Cher CD collection” with all her greatest hits and talking about her entire career came out. It was at number 4 on the bill bored top 200 album charts. The compilation has been certified double platinum and has sold over 3.5 million copies worldwide. In February of 2004 she received a Grammy Award nomination for best dance recording for her song “Love One Another” during the same year Sonny and Cher dvd was released with nine of there shows from the Sonny and

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