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Paquita la del Barrio net worth:
$10 Million

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Paquita La Del Barrio Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016

Paquita La Del Barrio, which translates to “Pacquita from the Neighbourhood”, was born on the 2nd of April, 1947 in Alto Lucero, Veracruz, Mexico. Her real name is Francisca Viveros Barradas. She is a popular Mexican singer, singing rancheras style music, and is admired outside of Mexico largely for her camp persona. She is also well known in various other Spanish speaking countries.

With a recording history dating back to 1988, and having maintained a musical career since 1970, how rich is Pacquita La Del Barrio? Sources estimate her net worth at $10 million.

Paquita La Del Barrio Net Worth $10 million

Pacquita has become a feminist icon in Mexico, and has proven extremely popular with female audiences. In 1970, she moved to Mexico City with her sister to begin singing. Initially, they worked together, forming a duo called “Las Golondrinas” (“The Swallows”). She quickly rose to prominence, although not necessarily of a mainstream variety, with songs that skewered macho culture, and celebrated female empowerment. It was at this time she began to perform many of her now most-beloved songs, including her most famous hit, “Rata De Dos Patas” (“Two-Legged Rat”), a song in which she discusses her ex-partner, and compares him to a variety of animals and reptiles, and expounds on her general hatred of him.

In 1984, she recorded her first album, “Mi Renuncia”, though she remained unsigned to a label. It wasn’t until a year later, that she managed to appear on television, singing on the show “Hoy Mismo”.

In 2010, Pacquita contributed to the Spanish version of the 1985 American hit “We are the World”, joining other Latin superstars including Ricky Martin, Gloria Estefan, and Pitbull. All profits from the song were contributed to the earthquake relief fund for Haiti. It reached a peak position of 31 on the Spanish music chart.

Pacquita continues to enjoy success in later life. Her most recent album was entitled “La Leyenda Del Barrio”, and was released in 2015. She continues to amass wealth, touring in America, and in her own country, contributing to her total net worth of $10 million. She has maintained a dominant and confrontational persona on stage, and is most heavily associated with the phrase “Me estás oyendo, inútil?” (“Are you listening to me, good for nothing?”).

In her personal life, Pacquita grew up largely in the care of an aunt. She was known as “Chica” in her youth. Her childhood was not an easy one, she would often go without shoes because her family was so poor, and she worked in various odd jobs, including selling bread, and harvesting mangoes. She was often asked to sing at school, due to her beautiful voice. She first married aged just 15, to a man almost 30 years her senior. They had two children together. She later learned that he was already married to another woman, and had a family with her. Her second marriage lasted until her husband’s death in 2000, though they were separated. A mini-series based on Pacquita’s life is set to begin production this year, and will star actor Lambda Garcia.


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Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ciudadano Buelna 2013 Mesera
XHDRbZ 2007 TV Series Paquita
Velo de novia 2003 TV Series Antonia 'Mama Grande' Gonzales
María Mercedes 1992 TV Series Paquita
Vintage Model 1992 Paquita la del barrio

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Nadie tiene la culpa 2011 Short performer: "Rata de dos patas"
Memòries de la tele 2009 TV Series performer - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Amor de barrio 2015 TV Series Herself - Performer
Noches Con Platanito 2013 TV Series Herself - Guest
El Gran Show de los Peques 2012 TV Series Herself
Décadas 2010 TV Series Herself (2010)
Las mujeres mandan... Paquita la del Barrio 2008 TV Movie Herself
Fiesta Mexicana ¡Un grito de alegría! 2006 TV Movie Herself
Paquita la del Barrio: La trayectoria 2006 TV Movie documentary Herself
Tired of Kissing Frogs 2006 Herself
Estrellas y estrellados 2005 TV Movie documentary Herself
Noche de estrellas: Premio lo Nuestro 2005 2005 TV Movie Herself
Premio lo Nuestro a la música latina 2005 2005 TV Movie Herself
Celebremos México: Hecho en México 2005 TV Movie documentary Herself
Premios Oye 2004 2004 TV Movie documentary Herself
Don Francisco presenta 2004 TV Series Herself
El gordo y la flaca 2004 TV Series Herself
Pa'lante con Cristina 2004 TV Series Herself
La decada furiosa 2003 TV Movie Herself
Mama no te lo pierdas! 2003 TV Movie Herself
Esto es espectáculo 1996 TV Series Herself
Lo + plus 1996 TV Series Herself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Memòries de la tele 2009 TV Series Herself
Don Francisco presenta 2004 TV Series Herself
Rumbo a los premios furia musical 2004 2004 TV Movie Herself

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