Jaci Velasquez (birth name Jacquelyn Davette Velasquez) was born on October 15, 1979 in Houston, Texas, USA. She is a talented singer.
Biography and Career :
Her fathers' name is David Velasquez and he is member of the Christian trio The Galileans. When she was twenty-one years old her parents divorced and she was affected.
In 1996 she started her music career and sings CCM Rock Pop, Indie Pop and Latin Pop. "Heavenly Place" is her debut album released in 1996, and besides this she released another thirteen.
Sixteen of her singles were placed on the first position in charts. On August 16, 2003 she married Darren Potuck, but after two years the couple divorced. In December 2006 she decided to remarry and her husband is Nic Gonzalez. In November 2007 the couple is expectin
g a child.
She worked as guest columnist for Campus Life Magazine. President Bush and First Lady Laura Bush invited her to sing in Washington, D.C. at the White House Salute to Gospel Music in 2002.
During the years she received Grammy Award and Latin Grammy Award nominations and won a Dove Award. She is very talented and loved and has many fans in the entire world.
- When she was nine years old she lost her hearing, but recovered after a short period of time.
- She became spokesperson for the Spanish portion of John Frieda advertisements and spokesmodel for Frizz-Ease hair care products by John Frieda.
- When she has free time she likes rock climbing, photography, shopping and driving her car.
- "I try to let my records reflect who I am, because I think songs are soundtracks for life; and life is very good."
- 1996 Heavenly Place
- 1998 Jaci Velasquez
- 1999 Llegar A Ti
- 2000 Crystal Clear
- 2001 Mi Corazon
- 2001 Christmas
- 2001 Navidad
- 2003 Unspoken
- 2003 Milagro
- 2004 Mi Historia Musical
- 2005 Beauty Has Grace
- 2006 On My Knees: The Best Of Jaci Velasquez
- 2007 Open House (EP)
- 2008 Love Out Loud.
- Doc (1 episode, 2004)
- Reyes magos, Los (2003) (uncredited)
- Chasing Papi (2003).
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