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Jose Feliciano is a Puerto Rican Musician whose full names are Jose Monserrate Feliciano Garcia. He has released various international hits that are known all over the world. He has released over fifty albums both in English and Spanish language. He has been active since 1962. Most of his songs being pop music. He has also received several awards from his music career.
Jose Feliciano has been very successful throughout the years.
Feliciano began his career in 1963 when he started performing in pubs and clubs. It is while here that he was recognized by Jack Somer, who worked as an executive at RCA Victor. He released his first single in 1964 entitled Everybody, Do the Click. His first album came in 1965 and 1966 called The Voice and Guitar of Jose Feliciano. He released several other albums, which made the RCA executives ask him to write a song for them in Spanish. He also got a chance to perform on Pirate Radio stations.
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Feliciano has married two times in his life. His first wife was Janna Feliciano, whom he married in 1965 and later divorced in 1979. Janna later passed away in 2018. He had been in a relationship with Susan Omillian, which could be the reason for the separation between him and his first wife. After dating for a long time, they married in 1982 and had one daughter, Melissa and two sons, Jonathan and Michael. They currently reside in New England.
|Wife's/Spouse's Name||Janna Merlyn Feliciano (m.1965; div. 1979) Susan Omillian (m. 1982|
|Children/Kids||Yes (Melissa, Jonathan, and Michael)|
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Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Jose Monserrate Feliciano Garcia|
|Age (as of today)||77 years|
|Date of Birth||September 10, 1945|
|Place of Birth||Lares, Puerto Rico|
|Height||1.65 m, 5 feet 5 inches|
|Weight||72 kg, 158.5 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$15 million|
Height, Weight, and Age
Jose Feliciano's height is pretty average measuring 1.65 m. Jose Feliciano weighs 72 kg. Being born on September 10, 1945, translates to an age of 77 years as of todays date (July 9, 2023).
I felt bad about the controversy because they stopped playing my songs on American radio stations. But there was nothing wrong with what I did. Now everybody sings the national anthem the way they want.Jose Feliciano
I was growing up at a time when music was growing and changing so fast. I had learned all the big band sounds of the 1940s, Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey. But then along came Chuck Berry, Les Paul, Fats Domino and I figured out how to make their music as well.Jose Feliciano
I always tell my wife she’s married to the Puerto Rican Elvis.Jose Feliciano
Playing guitar was a calling, but I never realized that it was going to be a career. It was just something I did out of love.Jose Feliciano
I was very, very fortunate that ‘Chico and the Man’ was on TV, that helped me quite a bit. Of course, having the No. 1 Christmas song in the Spanish market, ‘Feliz Navidad,’ doesn’t hurt either.Jose Feliciano