it sounds like Emily Estefan During a visit to a palace two decades ago, she did not want to stand on her feet. In an exclusive new interview with HELLO!, Gloria Estefan Then remembered to go-King Juan Carlos I And queen sophia of Spain when his daughter was a child.
“Emily was 2, and they invited us to the Palacio in Spain. I was there on tour. And Emily was sleeping in the car. And when I woke her up to take a picture, she was grumpy,” Gloria, 65, shared . “She was crying. Like crying wouldn’t stop there with the King and Queen of Spain. She presented her handkerchief to Emily.”
Gloria revealed she has a photo of Emily, now 28, crying with the royal family, as well as one of her daughters “turning her face up, having a snit.” Despite Emily’s cynicism, Singer said, “It all turned out fine.”
Gloria recently reunited with Queen Letizia’s mother-in-law in Houston, Texas, where the Grammy winner and her husband Emilio Estefan were honored at the 2023 SOFIA Awards for Excellence ceremony. Three days later, Gloria praised Queen Sofia at the 21st annual FedEx/St. Jude Engels & Stars Gala in Miami, HELLO! telling Ko, “She’s always lovely and is still going strong. Oh my God. She’s amazing. Really amazing.”
Gloria was accompanied by husband Emilio at the ceremony, hosted by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, at the InterContinental Miami on May 20. The musical power couple will celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary in September. How about the secret behind their long lasting marriage? “If only there was a secret,” replied Gloria. “We fell in love, very much in love, before this madness there is no more ego.”
“We’re really supportive of each other,” the “Conga” singer continued. “We’re very different, so we balance and have a deep respect.”
Reflecting on their decades-long marriage, the Father of the Bride actress called her and Emilio’s family her greatest accomplishment. In addition to Emily, Emilio and Gloria, 70, are also parents to son Naib Estefan, 42, and a grandson named Sasha.
Gloria added, “We’ve also had a very good career. So we’ve been lucky in every way.” “We love each other deeply. It’s been amazing and fast. Feels really fast.”