Cher, the iconic pop singer and actress, recently celebrated her 77th birthday. Born on May 20, 1946, Cher has had a career spanning seven decades and is known as the “Goddess of Pop.” She first gained fame in 1965 as one-half of the folk rock duo Sonny & Cher, and went on to have a successful solo career. Cher has sold over 100 million records and has won numerous awards, including a Grammy, an Emmy, and an Academy Award.
Cher’s Personal Life
Cher has had a colorful personal life, with several high-profile relationships and marriages. Her first husband was Sonny Bono, whom she met in 1962 and married in 1964. Sonny and Cher had a successful musical partnership and were known for their hit song “I Got You Babe.” However, their marriage ended in divorce in 1975.
After her divorce from Sonny, Cher married rock legend Gregg Allman in 1975, but the marriage only lasted nine days before they separated. They later reconciled and had a son together, but ultimately divorced in 1979.
Cher has also been romantically linked to other famous figures, including Tom Cruise, Val Kilmer, and Gene Simmons. She has two children, Chaz Bono and Elijah Blue, from her previous relationships.
Cher’s Relationship with Alexander “AE” Edwards
In late 2022, Cher confirmed that she was in a relationship with music producer Alexander “AE” Edwards. The couple made headlines due to their significant age difference, with Cher being 77 and Edwards being 36. However, Cher has been vocal about not being bothered by the age gap, stating that “love doesn’t know math.”
Edwards is a music executive at Universal Music Group and has worked as a producer on rapper Tyga’s record label. He was previously in a relationship with Amber Rose, with whom he shares a child. Cher and Edwards met during Paris Fashion Week in 2022 and have been together since.
Cher and Edwards have been collaborating on music together, with Cher planning to release two albums. She has expressed excitement about working with Edwards, describing him as a producer, writer, and someone who does everything.
Cher’s Net Worth and Legacy
Cher is estimated to have a net worth of around $320 million. Throughout her career, she has achieved great success in the music industry, selling millions of records and winning numerous awards. She is known for her distinctive contralto singing voice and her ability to reinvent herself.
In addition to her music career, Cher has also found success in film and television. She made her Broadway debut in the 1980s and won an Academy Award for her role in the film “Moonstruck.” Cher is also known for her philanthropic work and activism, particularly in the areas of LGBT rights and HIV/AIDS prevention.
Cher is a legendary figure in the entertainment industry, with a career that has spanned decades. Despite her age, she continues to be active in music and other creative endeavors. Her relationship with Alexander Edwards has garnered attention due to their significant age difference, but Cher has been vocal about her happiness and the strength of their connection. With her iconic voice and larger-than-life persona, Cher remains a beloved and influential figure in popular culture.