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Chita Rivera net worth:
$2 Million

Chita Rivera information

Chita Rivera information

Birth date: January 23, 1933
Birth place: Washington, D.C., United States
Height:5 ft 2 in (1.6 m)
Profession:Singer, Actor, Dancer
Nationality:United States of America
Spouse:Tony Mordente (m. 1957–1966)
Children:Lisa Mordente
Parents:Pedro Julio Figueroa del Rivero, Katherine Figueroa del Rivero
Awards:Kennedy Center Honors

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Chita Rivera is an American actress, dancer, and singer best known for her roles in musical theatre. She is the first Hispanic woman and the first Latino American to receive a Kennedy Center Honors award. She was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2009. Wikipedia

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YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1999 ALMA Award ALMA Awards Outstanding Performance by an Individual or Act in a Variety or Comedy Special Great Performances (1971)

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1 She was awarded the 1996 Drama Logue Award for Performance for "The Kiss of the Spider Woman" at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California.
2 Kicked off her Tour of "Cita Rivera: The Dancers Life" in Cincinnati, Ohio [December 2006]
3 Currently in her own show on Broadway called Chita Rivera: The Dancers Life [December 2005]
4 Chita: A Legendary Celebration For one night only, Chita Rivera - a theatrical icon and one of Broadway's greatest triple-threat talents - will offer a star-studded event in honor of her 80th birthday [January 2013]
5 Appearing nightly in her one woman cabaret show at Feinstein's at The Regency Hotel in New York City from February 22-March 12, 2005. [February 2005]
6 Performed the role of "Claire Zachanassian" in John Kander & Fred Ebb's "The Visit" at Signature Theatre in Arlington, Virginia (2008).
7 She was nominated for a 2002 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actress in a Principal Role in a Musical for "The Visit" at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.
8 One of her more unusual dancing partners was children's TV stalwart Dancing Bear (Cosmo Allegretti) on Captain Kangaroo (1955).
9 Originated two roles on Broadway which would later win Oscars for the actresses playing them in the film versions: Rita Moreno in West Side Story (1961) and Catherine Zeta-Jones in Chicago (2002).
10 Has won two Tony Awards as Best Actress (Musical): in 1984 for "The Rink," and in 1993 for "Kiss of the Spider Woman--The Musical." And she has earned six additional nominations: one as Best Supporting or Featured Actress (Musical) in 1961 for "Bye, Bye Birdie;" four additional Best Actress (Musical) entries, in 1976 for "Chicago," in 1981 for "Bring Back Birdie," in 1983 for "Merlin," and in 1986 for "Jerry's Girls;" and one as Best Actress (Featured Role - Musical) in 2003 for "Nine The Musical!" This is a total of eight nominations, making her the second most nominated actress in Tony history (after Julie Harris, who has ten).
11 Was the first ever Latin-American to receive the Kennedy Honors Award.
12 Played "Rosie" in the original Broadway production of "Bye Bye Birdie" (early 1960s), opposite Dick Van Dyke ("Albert"), in a cast which also included Paul Lynde, Michael J. Pollard, and Richard Gautier.
13 Played a character called "Nickie" in both Chicago (2002) and Sweet Charity (1969).
14 Her father was Puerto Rican, and her mother was of mostly Scottish extraction.
15 Chita Rivera is the 2002 John F. Kennedy Center Honors recipient.
16 Mother of actress Lisa Mordente.
17 Daughter of the late Puerto Rican musician Pedro del Rivero, and his wife, Katherine.
18 Achieved her first fame on Broadway in 1957, portraying Anita in West Side Story.

1 I don't see the camaraderie [on Broadway] as much anymore. Everyone wants to be a soloist before really learning how to relate. When you can relate to the person next to you without words and be alive, when you can keep the energy and interest going, it is magical.

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