- Full Name Ángela Aguilar Álvarez
- Nickname Ángela Aguilar
- Occupation Singer & Songwriter
- Nationality Mexican-American
- Birthplace Los Angeles, California, USA
- Birth Date Oct 08, 2003
- Age 18 Years, 8 Months
Ángela Aguilar | BiographyMultiple Times 'Grammy Awards' & 'Latin Grammy Award Nominated'
At the age of nine, Aguilar released her debut album 'Nueva Tradición' in collaboration with her brother Leonardo in 2012. The album consisted of eight songs - four written by her and four by her brother. Then, in the fall of 2016, she participated in the BBC 100 Women festival in Mexico City. She was only 13-year-old and the youngest performer at the festival. She told BBC News at the time that she hoped to change the music industry dominated by men.
Ángela Aguilar is a Mexican-American singer most recognized for her critically acclaimed debut solo album Primero Soy Mexicana (2018), which earned her a 'Grammy Award' nomination and two 'Latin Grammy Awards' nominations.
Who is Ángela Aguilar?
Born in a musical family, Ángela Aguilar began singing alongside his father and siblings at a very young age. Her father is the Mexican-American singer-songwriter and music producer Pepe Aguilar.
At the age of nine, Aguilar released her debut album Nueva Tradición in collaboration with her brother Leonardo in 2012. The album consisted of eight songs - four written by her and four by her brother. Then, in the fall of 2016, she participated in the BBC 100 Women festival in Mexico City. She was only 13-year-old and the youngest performer at the festival. She told BBC News at the time that she hoped to change the music industry dominated by men.
Followed by that, in 2018, she released her debut solo album Primero Soy Mexicana, featuring 11 ranchera songs previously performed by other music artists. The album later earned her nomination for 'Best New Artist' and 'Best Ranchero/Mariachi Album' at the 'Latin Grammy Awards' in November 2018. In addition, she became one of the youngest artists to be nominated for a Grammy when Primero got nominated for 'Best Regional Mexican Music Album' at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards in December 2018.
In 2020, she released an EP titled Que no se apague la música, which she recorded at her home. Then, in 2021, she released her new album, Mexicana Enamorada which featured 10 songs, including 'En Realidad' and 'Ella Qué Te Dio.' On 19 November 2021, she released the official music video of 'Ella Qué Te Dio' on her official YouTube channel. The video featured Aguilar and artists Jesse & Joy. The video attracted more than one million views in less than 24 hours.
How old is Ángela Aguilar?
Aguilar was born on 8 October 2003, in Los Angeles, California. She was born in a legendary family that belongs to the music and entertainment industry. Her grandparents from father Pepe are Mexican singers and actors Flor Silvestre and Antonio Aguilar.
She has three older siblings - two brothers named Emiliano and Leonardo and one sister, Aneliz. Leonardo is also a singer.
Although Aguilar was born in Los Angeles, she loves her Mexican heritage and proudly boasts her cultural and musical bond. She says her parents taught her from a very young age to appreciate the place where they belong. "My parents from a very young age taught me that I have to appreciate where I come from, I have to see what is happening in the world, what our grandparents and our ancestors left us," she told HOLA! USA in April 2021.
Aguilar is single and not interested in having a boyfriend as of 2021. On her 18th birthday on 8 October 2021, she told HOLA! USA that she is not looking for a boyfriend right now, although she is older.
In 2020 as well, she told HOLA! USA that she wanted to focus on herself and her career over having a boyfriend because she is busy in her music career. She said she preferred to be patient to give the best to a partner. Aguilar says her mother, Aneliz Álvarez-Alcala's demanding nature and wanting the best for her daughter is also a reason for not having a boyfriend in her life. She added that her mother saved her from many boys who did not meet her mother's standards.