Acclaimed musical theater actress, dancer, and singer who starred in such Broadway musicals as Sweet Charity, West Side Story, The Rink, and Chicago.
She began training as a ballet dancer when she was eleven years old. Her early Broadway credits include roles in Guys and Dolls and Call Me Madam.
She was the first Hispanic woman to be chosen as a Kennedy Center Honors recipient.
She was born in Washington, D.C. to a family of Puerto Rican, Scottish, and Italian descent. Her father, Pedro Julio Figueroa del Rivero, was once a member of the United States Navy Band.
She and fellow Latina performer Rita Moreno both played the role of Anita in West Side Story. Rivera starred in the Broadway production of the musical, while Moreno played the role in the film version.
Chita Rivera Age
How old is Chita Rivera? She was born in 1933, she is 90 years old.
Chita Rivera Height & Weight
How tall is Chita Rivera? She stands 5 feet 3 inches (160 cm) tall.
No weight data is available right now.
Chita Rivera Wiki
|Famous as||Stage Actress|
|Age||90 years old|
|Birthday||January 23, 1933|
|Height||approx. 5 ft 3 in (160 cm)|
Quotes by Chita Rivera
I can tell you where my Tonys are. They’re in a beautiful place in my living room, in a glass cabinet.— Chita Rivera
I’d like to get the word out there, the word has to be spread.— Chita Rivera
Jerome Robbins, to me, is the genius of a lifetime.— Chita Rivera
You get the best out of people by allowing them to do their best work.— Chita Rivera
Somebody told me once I wasn’t Latin enough, and that made me laugh.— Chita Rivera