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Overview (3)

Born in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Birth NameDaniela Mercuri de Almeida
Nickname Rainha do Axé

Mini Bio (1)

Daniela Mercury was born on July 28, 1965 in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil as Daniela Mercuri de Almeida. She has been married to Malu Verçosa since October 12, 2013. She was previously married to Marco Scabia and Zalther Póvoas.

Spouse (3)

Malu Verçosa (12 October 2013 - present)
Marco Scabia (15 May 2009 - 15 January 2013) ( divorced) ( 3 children)
Zalther Póvoas (April 1985 - 1996) ( 2 children)

Trivia (18)

Recorded "The Colors of the Wind", from Pocahontas (1995), in Portuguese ("As Cores do Vento") for the Brazilian version.
Nominated 'Artist for Human Rights' by Unesco on her birthday in 1999.
Best known as singer and composer, started as backing vocal for Gilberto Gil shows. She lauched her first solo album in 1991, but the success came with her second album, 'O Canto da Cidade' (1992).
Children: Gabriel [b.1985] and Giovanna [b. 1986]
Started her solo career in 1991.
Besides singing, she's also dances.
Daniela was noticed by the public when she released her second album (1992): "O Canto da Cidade".
She was the first Brazilian singer to sold 2 millions CD's.
In 1996 she released "Feijão com Arroz", considered one of her best albums. The song "Nobre Vagabundo" was a big success in Brazil and in Portugal.
The DVD MTV "Electrodomésticos" won Award Brazil DVD for best national DVD.
In 2004 she sang in Rock in Rio Lisbon.
Her daughter, Giovana, is a dancer, a member of a theater group and goes to journalism college.
Her son, Gabriel, is also a singer.
Daughter of Liliana Mercury e Antônio Fernando Abreu Ferreira de Almeida.
She has four siblings: Marco Antônio, Tom, Cristina and Vânia.
Grandmother of a girl named Clarice, born February 3rd 2009 in Salvador (Gabriel's daughter with wife Taís Nader).
In 2013 claimed to be bisexual.
She is a juror in TV Program The Voice Kids in Portugal.(2015).

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