How tall is Carlos Santana?
Carlos Santana’s height is 5 ft 7 in (175 cm).
How much does Carlos Santana weight?
He weights 161 lbs (73 kg) – approximately.
When was Carlos Santana born?
Carlos Santana’s birthday is on July 20, 1947.
How old is Carlos Santana?
He is 71.
Carlos Santana Body Measurements:
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Hazel
Quick Biography Facts:
Born Name: Carlos Augusto Alves Santana
Nick Name: None
Sun Sign: Cancer
Born Place: Autlan de Navarro, Jalisco, Mexico
Education: Carlos attended Mission High School in San Francisco
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Religion: He learnt eastern religion to improve relations with his mom
Carlos Santana Family:
- Father – Jose Santana (died in 1997)
- Mother – Josefina Santana
- Siblings – Brother Jorge Santana (musician too) and other brothers and sisters
- Wife – 1. Deborah Santana (1973-2007)
2. Cindy Blackman (since 2010)
- Children – 1. Son Salvador Santana (with Deborah Santana)
2. Daughter Angelica Santana (with Deborah Santana)
3. Daughter Stella Santana (with Deborah Santana)
How did Carlos Santana become so famous?
Carlos Santana is in his golden age now and he can look back on his career and come to some conclusion. During the decades of his hard and fruitful work he got 3 Latin Grammy Awards and 5 Grammys.
He became popular due to his successful fusion of rock and Latin music. Carlos had become the star in 1990-s and he remains popular and active till now. What is the secret of his career success?
So, that’s his story.
Carlos Santana lived in Mexico and then his parents moved to San-Francisco. He was inspired to become a musician by his father. Jose Santana was a violin player. Everyone, who knew him, called him Mr. Charisma and small Carlos adored his dad, although very often he was away on business. Every time, when Jose went away, Carlos was afraid he wouldn’t be back. Charmed by his ideal father, Carlos wanted to be exactly like him, so he decided to become a musician too.
He formed the group “Santana Blues Band” and soon they released singles, which remain cult till now. They are “Black Magic Woman” and “Oye Como Va”.
In 1969 the band released the debut album “Santana”, which made them international stars.
Now Carlos Santana is not so popular already, but his children continue the main business in their father’s life.