Stage Actress

Chita Rivera (Stage Actress) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight

Chita Rivera

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

Chita Rivera Wiki/Bio
Famous asStage Actress
Age90 years old
BirthdayJanuary 23, 1933
BirthplaceWashington, DC
Zodiac SignAquarius
Heightapprox. 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