Irene Cara Net Worth

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Irene Cara Net Worth
Net Worth:
$4 Million
Date of Birth
March 18, 1959
Place of Birth
The Bronx
Actor, Singer-songwriter, Record producer, Pianist, Dancer, Musician

Irene Cara net worth: Irene Cara is an American actress and singer who has a net worth of $4 million dollars. Born in The Bronx, New York, Irene Cara began playing music before she started school, and soon added acting and dance classes to her music training. She began her professional career appearing on Spanish-language television, and then became a regular on the children's television show, "Electric Company". Throughout the late 70s, she starred on the television show, "Love of Life", and also appeared in multiple mini-series and Off-Broadway shows. In 1980, she was cast in the role that would bring her lasting fame, as Coco Hernandez in the hit film, "Fame". In addition to starring in the movie, she also recorded two songs for the soundtrack, both of which were nominated for Oscars. The title track, "Fame", ultimately won. She won a second Oscar, among other honors, for the song she co-wrote and performed for the film, "Flashdance", called "Flashdance… What a Feeling". She currently performs with her Florida-based band, Hot Caramel.

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Irene Cara

Irene Cara

Irene Cara Escalera, better known simply as Irene Cara, is an American singer, songwriter and actress. She became famous for her role in the 1980 film Fame, earning her a Golden Globe nomination, and her recording of the song "Fame" became an international hit. Cara won an A...
Actor / Singer-songwriter / Record producer / Pianist / Dancer / Musician
Date of Birth
  • March 18, 1959
  • Irene Cara Escalera
  • 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
  • United States of America
  • United States of America
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Notable Appearances
  • Aaron Loves Angela
  • Fame
  • Happily Ever After
    Snow White
  • Sparkle
  • For Us the Living: The Medgar Evers Story
  • The Magic Voyage
  • Caged In Paradiso
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