Carmen Miranda

Carmen Miranda
1909 - 1955
Carmen Miranda  Brazilian Singer

Carmen Miranda dating history


Carmen Miranda was previously married to Dave Sebastian (1947 - 1955).

Carmen Miranda was in relationships with John Wayne (1944), Glenn Ford and Cesar Romero.

Carmen Miranda had an encounter with Dana Andrews.


Brazilian Singer Carmen Miranda was born Maria do Carmo Miranda Da Cunha on 9th February, 1909 in Marco de Canavezes, Portugal and passed away on 5th Aug 1955 Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA aged 46. She is most remembered for The Brazilian Bombshell. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Carmen Miranda was in an on-screen matchup with Cesar Romero in Week-End in Havana (1941).

Carmen Miranda is a member of the following lists: Brazilian Roman Catholics, Brazilian film actors and RCA Records artists.


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Relationship Statistics

Married1 10 years, 7 months - -
Dating3 1 month 10 days -
Encounter1 - - -
Total5 10 years, 7 months 2 years, 1 month 1 month


First Name Carmen
Last Name Miranda
Full Name at Birth Maria do Carmo Miranda Da Cunha
Alternative Name `The Brazilian Bombshell`, A Pequena Notável
Birthday 9th February, 1909
Birthplace Marco de Canavezes, Portugal
Died 5th August, 1955
Place of Death Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Buried São João Batista Cemetery, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 5' 0" (152 cm)
Weight 107lbs (49 kg)
Build Slim
Eye Color OTHER
Hair Color Black
Distinctive Feature Costume featuring a hat decorated with fruit, Eyes: Hazel (reported by Alice Faye as one being brownish green, the other yellowish-green)
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality Brazilian
Occupation Text Singer, dancer, actress
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame The Brazilian Bombshell
Music Genre (Text) Latin, Pop, Folk World & Country, Non-Music, Stage & Screen, Jazz, Samba
Music Genre Vocal
Year(s) Active 1935–1955, 1928–1955
Music Style Comedy, Jazz, International, Samba, Traditional Pop, Music Comedy, Comedy/Spoken, Brazilian Traditions, Latin, Latin Big Band, Brazilian Pop
Music Mood Stylish, Playful, Lively, Summery, Elegant, Amiable/Good-Natured, Sensual, Romantic, Light, Organic, Laid-Back/Mellow, Refined/Mannered, Gentle, Intimate
Instrument Vocals
Instrument (text) Vocals, Voice
Record Label Decca, Odeon, Brunswick, Parlophone, RCA, Brunswick Records, EMI-Odeon, Decca Records, Polygram
Associated Acts Bando Da Lua, Sylvio Caldas, Dorival Caymmi, Aurora Miranda, Nuno Roland, The Andrews Sisters, Phil Baker, Alice Faye, Benny Goodman, Benny Goodman And His Orchestra, Ary Barroso, Conjunto Regional De Pixinguinha, Luperce Miranda, Conjunto Regional Luperce Miranda, Luiz Barbosa, John Payne, Cesar Romero, Don Ameche, Benedito Lacerda E Seu Conjunto, Almirante, Barbosa Júnior, Luis Barbosa, Fernando Alvarez, Jimmy Durante, Xavier Cugat
Official Websites
Father José Maria Pinto da Cunha
Mother Maria Emília Miranda da Cunha
Brother Mario da Cunha, Oscar da Cunha
Sister Olinda da Cunha, Cecília da Cunha, Aurora Miranda
Friend Alice Faye, Don Ameche, Beatriz Costa

Carmen Miranda, GCIH, OMC (Portuguese pronunciation: born Maria do Carmo Miranda da Cunha, 9 February 1909 – 5 August 1955) was a Portuguese-born Brazilian samba singer, dancer, Broadway actress and film star who was active from the late 1920s onwards. Nicknamed "The Brazilian Bombshell", Miranda was known for her signature fruit hat outfit that she wore in her American films. As a young woman, she designed hats in a boutique before making her first recordings with composer Josué de Barros in 1929. Miranda's 1930 recording of "Taí (Pra Você Gostar de Mim)", written by Joubert de Carvalho, catapulted her to stardom in Brazil as the foremost interpreter of samba.

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Carmen Miranda46 AquariusSinger
Dave Sebastian81 SagittariusOther
John Wayne72 GeminiActor
Dana Andrews83 CapricornActor
Glenn Ford90 TaurusActor
Cesar Romero86 AquariusActor


Scared Stiff1953Carmelita CastinhaMovie
Nancy Goes to Rio1950Marina RodriguesMovie
A Date with Judy1948Rosita ConchellasMovie
The Milton Berle Show1948Singer / DancerTV Show
Copacabana1947Carmen Navarro / Mlle FifiMovie
If I'm Lucky1946Michelle O'TooleMovie
Doll Face1945Chita ChulaMovie
Four Jills in a Jeep1944Carmen MirandaMovie
Greenwich Village1944Princess Querida O'TooleMovie
Something for the Boys1944Chiquita HartMovie
The Gang's All Here1943DoritaMovie
Springtime in the Rockies1942Rosita MurphyMovie
That Night in Rio1941CarmenMovie
Week-End in Havana1941Rosita RivasMovie
Down Argentine Way1940Carmen MirandaMovie
Alô Alô Carnaval1936Movie
Alô, Alô, Brasil1935Movie
A Voz do Carnaval1933Self at Rádio Mayrink VeigaMovie
Degraus da Vida1930Movie
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Posted commentsView all comments (4)

wjerryzwjerryzFeb 1, 2018

My Sweetie

wjerryzwjerryzNov 8, 2017

The Queen of Brazil

wjerryzwjerryzNov 6, 2015

I enjoyed her performances, singing and dancing. Her uniqueness was one of a kind

Alpha_PlusAlpha_PlusApr 15, 2010

Carmen Miranda was one of a kind. She was often imitated but never matched. BBC

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