|Date of Birth:
|March 27, 1963 - January 1, 1970 (60 years old)
|Singer, Presenter, Actor, Businessperson, Record producer, and Model
What is Xuxa’s net worth? How does Xuxa make her money? Below is the current net worth of Xuxa and how Xuxa makes her money.
What is Xuxa’s Net Worth?
Xuxa Meneghel is a Brazilian artist, businessperson, TV personality, and busker who has a net worth of $180 million. She is one of the richest women in Brazil. Xuxa Meneghel shows are aired across the borders of different nations. Xuxa is an awardee of the International Emmy Award.
Initially, she commenced her career as a television personality by hosting children’s television series which eventually led to her moniker “Queen of the Little Ones”. Having spent more than 30 years in show business she has sold more than 30 million records, this success has made her the richest female artist in the Brazilian music industry. In addition to her entertainment career, Xuxa has greatly diversified her businesses, and she is also a flourishing businessperson.
Early Life and Career Beginning
Xuxa was born Maria da Graça Meneghel on 27 March 1963 in Santa Rosa Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. She is of Portuguese, Italian, Polish, German, and Swiss descent. The moniker Xuxa was given to her right from the time she was born. Her family migrated to Rio de Janeiro when she was seven years old.
In Rio de Janeiro, she began modeling at the age of 15 although not as a professional. Xuxa became a professional model at 16 and was hired by different magazines.
Xuxa commenced her acting career with the movie titled “Amor Estranho Amor,” a somewhat adult movie. In this movie, she was screened making out with the heroine. At this point, she also had the opportunity of becoming a host of a children’s program named “Clube da Crianca” which aired on the Rede Machete network. Added to this, Xuxa also served as a model in New York, touring from New York to Brazil every weekend for her shows.
In 1986, Xuxa had tremendously expanded the tendrils of her shows into “Xou da Xuxa” airing on the ”TV Globo”. Millions of children across Brazil were highly intrigued by her shows this made her gain global recognition as children’s interest in her shows also spurred the interest of their parents as well. In 1992, she rounded off her shows with an incredible number of 2,000 episodes.
As of the late 1980s, Xuxa was one of the most famous women in Brazil and on the globe. She hosted a game show named “Bobeou Dancou”, and in 1990, she landed a role in a movie titled “Lua de Cristal,” a blockbuster that became incredibly successful.
In 1992, Xuxa began working on another project called “Paradao da Xuxa”, a three-hour show that portrayed lots of music performances.
The versatile Xuxa in the early 1990s dropped her debut Spanish-language album titled “Xuxa 1.” Xuxa made an incredible success with this album and had millions of her records sold in Argentina.
Over time, due to her numerous shows and sprawling businesses around the globe, she became worn out and was hospitalized.
Other Creative Pursuits
In 1982, Xuxa founded her first company. Her company is responsible for the supervision of tours for musicians in Brazil.
Xuxa once dated Pele, the famous Brazilian soccer player although the reason behind the splitting of their relationship is not known. She later fell in love with Ayrton Senna, a popular Brazilian motorsports racing driver, and later broke up with him.
In 1991, Xuxa bought a home on Star Island in Miami which was formerly occupied by the American superstar artist Madonna, at the sum of $4.6 million. Currently, as of this writing, this property is worth $30-50 million.
Xuxa sold off her home in Rio De Janeiro for the sum of 45 million Brazilian Reais in 2021. 45 million Brazilian Reais, when converted to US currency, is worth $8.25 million.
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