Alaska Measurements, Bio, Age, Weight, and Height
Alaska, whose real name is Maria Olvido GaraJova is a Mexican-Spanish singer. She is also one of the most popular DJs in Hispanic America and Spain. In addition to being a singer, she has also worked in different TV shows. She has also been part of the famous art and culture movement named La Movida Madrilene. She has been working since the 70s with different music groups. In the year 1977, she started the Kaka Deluxe. Later in 1983, she joined Alaska y Dinarama. After that she performed different smaller roles in movies like Mas Que Amor, Frenesi, and Airbag. After 1989, she became part of Fangoria, which is an electro pop band of Spain. Alaska has worked in close collaboration with singers like Robert Englund and Miguel Bose. Alaska has also worked in an MTV reality series. The show was named Alaska y Mario. The show was hosted by her husband Mario Vaquerizo. Alaska is the icon of many singers and fashion bloggers.
Early years of Alaska
Alaska was born on 13th June, 1963 in Mexico City. Her father belonged to Spain, while her mother was from Cuba. Her father was living in Mexico due to exile during the Spanish civil war. Her mother was also in Mexico due to exile from Fidel Castro. In 1973, her parents decided to move to Spain and then they settled in Madrid. Since a young age, Alaska was a fan of artists like T-rex and Lou Reed. David Bowie had the biggest influence on Alaska. Once she told her mother that she can become a boy so that he could be gay. When Alaska was 14, she collaborated and translated Robert Crumb’s iconic comic strips under her pen name Alaska. She kept her name Alaska after being inspired by the lyrics of the song Caroline Says II. Punk also had a great influence in Alaska’s life. She was so inspired by Punk that she decided to create a band. She went to a flea market in Madrid and kept on looking for band members. In the same flea market, she met Nacho Canut and Carlos Berlanga who later on became her bandmates.
Academic details of Alaska
No information about Alaska’s early education or university education is known. We don’t know yet about her educational qualification or the subjects she has studied. Once we get any details about the academic details of Alaska, we will keep you updated.
Personal details of Alaska
Real name: Maria Olvido GaraJova
Nick name: Alaska
Place of birth: Mexico City, Mexico
Current City: Mexico
Birthday: 13th June, 1963
Profession: Singer, record producer, and songwriter, actress, model, Disc Jockey
Nationality: Spanish, Mexican
Eye Colour: Brown
Hair Colour: Black
Net Worth: $60 million
Family details of Alaska
Mother’s Name: America Jova Godoy
Father’s Name: Manuel Gara Lopez
Number of Siblings: 2 (Berta Gara (Sister) and Manuel Gara (Brother)
Spouse Name: Mario Vaquerizo
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Body measurements of Alaska
Body Physique: Average
Height in Feet: 5 feet 1 inches
Height in Metres: 1.53 m
Weight in Kg: 58 kg
Weight in Pound: 128 lbs
Body Measurements: Unknown
Bra Size: Unknown
Waist Size: Unknown
Hip Size: Unknown
Shoe Size (US): Unknown
Dress Size (US): Unknown
Relationship details of Alaska
Alaska is married to the famous Spanish singer, journalist, and TV personality Mario Vaquerizo Caro. Mario became popular because of the TV show they did as a couple. The TV show was named Alaska Y Mario. The show used to run on MTV Spain. The reality show was all about the life and daily routine of the couple. Mario married Alaska in Las Vegas. The couple was in a serious relationship for more than 10 years and they used to live together on the street near Gran Via. The couple got married in 1999 in a chapel in Las Vegas. But their marriage was not valid in Spain. The show was taped for a month and included the work commitments and relationship of Alaska and Mario with their family and friends. The couple lives happily and they don’t have any children now.
Net worth of Alaska
Currently, Alaska’s net worth is $60 million. She is a world-famous singer who has been a part of multiple music groups since the 70s. She is also famous as a leader of the Spanish counterculture revolution known as the La Movida Madrilena. Alaska has acquired the net worth by dedicating all her time to work. She is quite passionate about her work and her career.
Career details of Alaska
Alaska began her career by working as a guitarist. She was a part of the band named Kaka De Luxe. After two years, she started her own band by the name Alaska Y los Pegamoised. She was a singer in her band. After that she worked in multiple other brands like Dinarama. After working with the Dinarama band, she produced her own album and changed the name to Alaska Y Dinarama. The album had multiple hit songs like Deseo Carnal. Alaska also became part of TV and she started presenting a children’s program named La Bola de cristal. The program became a cult program for kids as well as young people in the 80s. Alaska also became the founding member of the artistic movement by the name La Movida Madrilena. The movement was followed till the end of Francoist Spain. The movement was so hit that it included arts, fashion, and cinema. Alaska has also written a book by the name Transgresoras. In her career, she has gained immense popularity and became one of the most loved public figures in the press.
Unknown facts about Alaska
Audiences always want gossip about the people they follow. The same goes for Alaska. So, here we present some of the unknown facts about Alaska. Alaska is the living legend for her entire generation. She was born in Mexico to exiled parents. She is an excellent mix of different cultures. Alaska has a very charismatic personality. Her role in the reality show with her husband Mario was widely appreciated.