|Claudia Leitte Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 5¾ in|
|Date of Birth||July 10, 1980|
Claudia Leitte is a Brazilian singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, and television personality who rose to fame as the lead vocalist of the Axé music group Babado Novo in 2002. As a solo artist, she has released albums, tracks, and extended plays like Negalora: Íntimo, Axemusic – Ao Vivo, As Máscaras, Sette, Ao Vivo em Copacabana, Dia da Farra e do Beijo, As Máscaras (Se Deixa Levar), Beijar na Boca, Bem Vindo Amor, Matimba, Tarraxinha (ft. Luiz Caldas), Shiver Down My Spine (featuring J. Perry), and Baldin de Gelo. She recorded We Are One (Ole Ola) along with Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull and it served as the official song of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Claudia has also become one of the most powerful and popular female acts in Brazil and Latin America.
Cláudia Cristina Leite Inácio
São Gonçalo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Claudia graduated from Universidade federal da Bahia in Salvador.
Singer, Songwriter, Entrepreneur, Television Personality
- Father – Cláudio Inácio
- Mother – Ilna Leite
- Siblings – Cláudio Junior (Younger Brother)
- Others – Maria Creuza (Paternal Grandmother), Durval de Souza Leite (Maternal Grandfather), Nilza de Vasconcelos (Maternal Grandmother)
Dance, MPB, pop, axé
Universal Music, Sony Music, Som Livre, Roc Nation
Her net worth had been $20 Million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
5 ft 5¾ in or 167 cm
53 kg or 117 pounds
Boyfriend / Spouse
Claudia Leitte has dated –
- Marcio Pedreira (2006-Present) – Leitte started dating businessman Marcio Pedreira in 2006. They married on March 7, 2007. The couple has 2 children together.
Race / Ethnicity
Strong Baiano accent
34-24-33 in or 86-61-84 cm
2 (US) or 34 (EU)
7 (US) or 4.5 (UK) or 37.5 (EU)
Grendha Brasil, Soda Antarctica, Nestlé
Best Known For
Singing songs as a solo artist and with the band Babado Novo (from 2001 to 2008).
She has also served as the judge for The Voice Brasil.
Claudia released her debut album As Máscaras on May 23, 2010, via Sony Music. Some of the tracks from the album are Famo$a (Billionaire) (feat. Travie McCoy), As Máscaras (Se Deixa Levar), Don Juan (feat. Belo), Água.
The album peaked at number #1 on the Brazilian Albums (Billboard) chart as well as was nominated for Latin Grammy Award for “Best Brazilian Contemporary Pop Album”.
She appeared in the 2011 documentary film Bahêa Minha Vida (about football club Esporte Clube Bahia) for her role as herself.
First TV Show
In 2007, she guest appeared in MTV’s Estúdio Coca-Cola as herself.
Claudia Leitte Facts
- Claudia’s lucky number is 7.
- Claudia is good friends with Ricky Martin, Luciano Huck, and Camila Alves McConaughey.
- In 2011 in the Brazilian version of the movie Cars 2, Leitte dubbed the role of Carla Veloso.
- She recorded the song “We Are One (Ole Ola)” along with Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull. The song was the official song for FIFA World Cup 2014.
- When young, she used to work in bars as a singer.
- She has been doing professional singing since 17 years of age.
- Leitte has also performed in the Miss Universe competition in the past.
- She is the first Brazilian to sing the official FIFA World Cup song.
- Claudia started singing at the age of three.
- Visit her official website @ www.claudialeitte.com.