Cher (née Cherilyn Sarkisian) is an American singer and actress. She rose to fame in 1965 alongside then-husband Sonny Bono with the duet "I Got You Babe." In 1971, the duo launched their CBS variety show The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour, which ran until 1974. As a solo artist, Cher's hit songs include "Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves," "Half-Breed," "Dark Lady" and "If I Could Turn Back Time." She won a Grammy for best dance recording for her 1998 hit "Believe." 

In the 1980s, Cher starred in Silkwood (1983), Mask (1985), The Witches of Eastwick (1987) and Moonstruck (1987), which she earned an Oscar for in 1988 for Best Actress. Cher's other popular films include Mermaids (1990), Burlesque (2010) and Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018).
Full Name
Cherilyn Sarkisian
El Centro, CA


When did Sonny Bono and Cher divorce?

Sonny Bono and Cher's divorce was finalized on June 26, 1975.

How old was Cher in 'Moonstruck?'

Cher was 41 when 'Moonstruck' premiered in 1987.

How many kids does Cher have?

Cher has two children from her previous marriages to Sonny Bono and Gregg Allman. In March 1969, she welcomed Chaz Bono. Her son Elijah Blue Allman was born in July 1976.

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