Willy Chirino Biography

Willy Chirino Chirino
( 1947 - )
September 5, 2018
First published on:May 21, 2018

Facts of Willy Chirino Biography

Date of Birth: 1947 April 5
Age: 71 years old
Birth Nation: Cuba
Gender: Male
occupation Musician
nationality Cuban-American
spouse Lisette Álvarez,bOlga María Rodríguez
place_of_birth Consolación del Sur, Cuba
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Willy Chirino is a Cuban-American musician better known for his songs, La Jinetera, Rumbera, Los Campeones de la salsa, etc. Likewise, his popular albums include My Beatles Heart, Son Del Alma, Asere, Lo Esencial, etc.

 

Chirino was previously married to wife, Olga Maria Rodríguez and had three children. Now, he is living with a girlfriend, Lisette Alvarez and has three children.

Willy Chirino Early life and Education

Willy Chirino was born on 5th April 1947, in Consolacion del Sur, Cuba to Ana Josefa Rodríguez de Chirino and Wifredo Chirino Llorens. He belongs to a Cuban-American nationality. Chirino grew along with his sister, Marilé Chirino. Chirino moved to the United States in 1960 via "Operation Peter Pan."

[ CAPTION: Willy Chirino early life image ][ SOURCE: Instagram ]

Loosely based on his experience as a refugee, Chirino recorded a song entitled Nuestro Dia Ya Viene Llegando (Our Day is Coming) which became an anthem for Cuban exiles everywhere.

Willy Chirino Music Career

In 1974, Willy Chirino released his first album entitled One Man Alone and since then he began his artistic career in Miami. The next year, Chirino released his another album named Chirino. Likewise, he further released several albums including Chirino 3, Quien Salvo la Ciudad?, Evolution, Come Into My Music etc. 

Chirino released an album entitled “Son del Alma” in 2006, which helped him win a Grammy for Best Salsa/Merengue Album. Not only this, Chirino is also the founder of the Willy Chirino Foundation and further celebrated his 35th anniversary in music by releasing his album, Willy Chirino Live-35th Anniversary.

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The album helped him to be nominated for Best Salsa Album at the 2007 Latin Grammy Awards. Moreover, in a collaboration with his wife  Lissette Álvarez, Chirino released his album Amarraditos in 2007. Similarly, Chirino received a Latin Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in Las Vegas in 2014 and further released an album Serie Platino in the same year. 

Willy Chirino Married Life, Divorce, Children, Family

Willy Chirino was previously married to wife, Olga Maria Rodríguez. The couple had three daughters, Angie Chirino, Olga Maria Chirino and Jessica Chirino. However, the things didn't go well in between them and the couple sadly got divorced. 

[ CAPTION: Willy Chirino with his wife Lisette Álvarez ][ SOURCE: Instagram ]
[ CAPTION: Willy Chirino with his wife and granddaughter ][ SOURCE: Instagram ]

After that, Chirino tied the knot with his second wife Lissette Alvarez in 1965. His current wife is a singer as well as a songwriter. They together have three children Nicolle Chirino, Alana Chirino, and Gianfranco Chirino

[ CAPTION: Willy Chirino and his family ][ SOURCE: Instagram ]

Chirino shares adorable pictures of his family on Instagram. Chirino is living happily with his wife and children and yet there are no any rumors of divorce. 

Willy Chirino Net worth, Salary, Income, House, Lifestyle

One of the renowned musicians, Willy Chirino is living a lavish life with his family. He is still active in the music industry for decades. Chirino has released several albums and most of them have received platinum and gold status. 

[ CAPTION: Willy Chirino's house ][ SOURCE: The Real Deal ]

From his music career, Chirino has earned an astonishing amount of money. In 2013, Chirino kept his Miami house on sale for $5.75 million. But he sold the house for $4.17 million. He had bought the 10,416-square-foot home at 4400 Island Road for $795,000 in April 1992. Allocating information from several sources it is found out that his current net worth as of 2018 is around $10 million.

September 5, 2018
First published on:May 21, 2018
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