Irene Cara American singer and actress

Irene Cara is a 64 years old American singer and actress from New York City, New York. She was born on March 18, 1959 in New York City, New York as Irene Cara Escalera.

Irene Cara



Irene Cara is an American singer and actress. She became famous for her role in the 1980 film Fame earning her a Golden Globe nomination and her recording of the song Fame became an international hit. Cara won an Academy Award in 1984 in the category of Best Original Song for co-writing Flashdance.. . What a Feeling which also became an international hit.
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Her real name:
Birth name of Irene Cara is Irene Cara Escalera
Is Irene Cara still alive?

Yes, Irene Cara is still alive Last check: 2 years ago



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She married with Conrad Palmisano (71), in 1986. Irene Cara was 26 and Conrad Palmisano was 41 years old. After 5 years, they break up in 1991.

Irene Cara net worth

She has a net worth of 4 million dollars.


Irene Cara Albums (25)

There are 25 albums of Irene Cara.

Her last album Megamix released 3 years 5 months ago. When Megamix released, she was 61 years old. This album contains 29 tracks

Her first album Anyone Can See released 41 years ago, she was 22 years old when this album released. There were 10 songs in this album.

Celebration Megamix
Celebration Megamix
Remixes & Unreleased Tracks
Remixes & Unreleased Tracks
Fame (Billboard Hot 100 - No 04)
Fame (Billboard Hot 100 - No 04)

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Popular Irene Cara Songs

  1. What A Feeling (Brüno - Gay Pride Favorites, released 14 years ago)
  2. Fame - Rerecorded (Total Hits Party (Les Plus Grands Tubes Party), released 5 years ago)
  3. Flashdance...what A Feeling - From "flashdance" (Movie Hits, released 3 years ago)
  4. Out Here On My Own (Fame (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), released 43 years ago)
  5. Flashdance... What A Feeling (Flashdance... What A Feeling, released 8 years ago)
  6. What A Feeling (What a Feeling, released 22 years ago)
  7. Anyone Can See (Anyone Can See, released 41 years ago)
  8. Flashdance, What A Feeling (Flashdance, What a Feeling (feat. SPYZR), released 6 years ago)
  9. I Sing The Body Electric (Fame (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), released 43 years ago)
  10. What A Feeling - Bodybangers Mix (Reloaded, released 10 years ago)

Irene Cara Movies (16)

There are 16 movies of Irene Cara.

Her first feature film was Fame (1980, as Coco). She was 21 when she starred in this movie. Since 1980, she has appeared in 16 feature films. The last one is Disco Explosion - Flashback (2007). In this movie, she played the character Herself .

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Irene Cara movie characters

The names of the characters/jobs in the films she starred in are as follows:

Irene Cara TV Shows (14)

Her first TV Show was Search for Tomorrow (1951).

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Awards (6)

Nominated BAFTA Award for Best Film Music in 1983 , nominated Grammy Award for Best New Artist in 1980 , nominated Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy in 1980 , awarded Grammy Award for Best Dance/Electronic Album in 1983 , awarded Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1983 ,


She graduated from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School

What is Irene's zodiac sign?

Irene Cara zodiac sign is pisces.

When is Cara's next birthday?

Irene Cara was born on the , which was a Wednesday. She will be turning 65 in only 172 days from today (28 September, 2023).

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