Amanda Miguel Wiki Bio
Mexican singer-songwriter, pianist and businesswoman Amanda Antonia Miguel Samso was born in Gaiman, Chubut, Argentina, on 1 June 1956, making her zodiac sign Gemini. She’s been active in the music industry for 36 years now, and has released 12 studio albums, which’ve all combined sold more than 15 million copies worldwide; some of her albums have been certified gold and platinum.
Although born in Argentina, Amanda and her family soon moved to Mexico, thus her Mexican nationality.
Education and early life
Amanda was raised alongside her sisters Monica and Cathy, by their mother Ana Delia Samso and father Angel Raul Miguel; not many other details have been disclosed about Amanda’s family, because she respects their privacy.
Amanda became passionate about music while still attending a local elementary school, mostly because her parents played music at home nearly every day. She was in her school’s choir and also sang in a number of school plays.
Amanda enrolled at local high school in 1970 and continued singing, while she also enjoyed starring in school plays and practicing creative writing. She was 17 when she met her future husband, Argentine-born Mexican singer Miguel Atilio Boccadoro Hernandez, perhaps remembered best by his professional name Diego Verdaguer.
Amanda matriculated in 1971, and then began pursuing music rather than enrolling at college.
When Amanda met Diego Verdaguer, he was already a popular singer in Mexico and had her join his musical group Mediterraneo. They were quite popular, and often performed in Los Angeles, California USA but after Amanda was discovered by an agent and signed to Univision network, she chose to focus on her solo career.
Her debut album was recorded in 1981 and released a year later, entitled “El Sonido Vol. 1”; she implemented a rather different style than that of Mediterraneo, and the album was quite popular in Latin countries. Amanda’s second album “El Sonido Vol. 2” followed in 1983, and her third “El Sonido Vol. 3” in 1984; these spawned several hit songs, including “Mi Buen Corazon” and “Asi No Te Amara James, El Me Mintio”, which were often played on radio stations in Los Angeles.
Por primera vez en Denver con Ana Victoria estrenando nuevo sencillo Mi Buen Corazón Versión Bachata !!! Vayan apartando sus lugares !!!💞 CLUB PAPI
Posted by Amanda Miguel on Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Following the birth of Amanda and Diego’s daughter in 1983, she chose to take some time off music and raise their child.
Amanda’s fourth album “El Pecado” was released in 1987 and was followed by her fifth “El Rostro Del Amor” in 1989. She chose to record ranchero music for her sixth album “Rompecorazones”, released in 1992, and it was a hit.
Amanda’s following three albums were “Amame Una Vez Mas”, released in 1996, “5 Dias” in 1999 and “Feliz Navidad A Toda La Humanidad” in 2004; even though no longer a member of Mediterraneo, Amanda still occasionally performed with the music group and her husband Diego.
Her 10th album “Piedra de Afilar” came out in 2006, and was followed by her 11th “Anillo de Compromiso” in 2008, then from 2011 through 2014, Amanda released the remastered versions of her three first albums.
She’s since released only a single studio album: “80*15” in 2015; it’s widely believed that Amanda’s currently working on her 13th studio album, but this is yet to be confirmed by her.
Amanda’s YouTube channel – “Amanda Miguel TV – Canal Oficial” – was launched on 31 May 2008 and today numbers over 800,000 subscribers, while all her 236 videos combined have been viewed over 650 million times. Most of Amanda’s videos feature her singing live, while others are her official music videos; we’re about to mention three of the most watched amongst these, as these have led many people to subscribe to her channel.
The #1 video “Amanda Miguel – Así No Te Amará Jamás (Video Oficial)” was uploaded on 7 July 2008 and has since been watched more than 210 million times; it’s a song about a woman who’s in love with a man but he seems to be unhappy with her.
Amanda’s second most popular video “Amanda Miguel – Él Me Mintió” has been watched over 84 million times since 9 June 2008, and is a song about a man who lied to a woman about loving her.
Her #3 most watched video – “Amanda Miguel – Castillos (Oficial)” – has been viewed over 43 million times since 8 July 2008, and is a song about a woman who’s only now learned that her boyfriend’s a bad man.
Love life and husband
There’s only a single man whom Amanda’s been with, that we know about. She and above mentioned Mexican singer Diego Verdaguer exchanged vows in a private ceremony in 1975, and Amanda gave birth to their daughter Ana Victoria Boccadoro Miguel on 8 December 1983; Ana’s today a successful American-Mexican singer-songwriter and dancer, and she was nominated for a Latin Grammy in 2012.
Amanda’s marriage ended when Diego died from complications caused by coronavirus on 27 January 2022, aged 70; he was quite famous in Mexico, and some of his most popular songs today include “Usted Que Haria”, “Corazon de Papel” and “Volvere”. He spent the 2000s absent from the music industry as he wanted to spend more time with Amanda and their daughter, and Diego returned with his 2009 single “Voy a Conquistarte”, which became a hit. All of his albums combined have sold over 20 million records worldwide.
Amanda seems to be unattached as of August 2023, was married to the late Mexican singer Diego Verdaguer, and they have a daughter together.
Interesting facts and hobbies
Amanda and Diego were living in Los Angeles at the time of his passing.
She’s followed by more than 730,000 people on Instagram, and has posted close to 1,800 pictures and videos onto the network, with most of these featuring her singing and spending time with her friends.
Even though Amanda nowadays prefers to stay at her home in Los Angeles, she was once deeply passionate about travelling, and went all around the world with her husband.
She’s a philanthropist, and has donated money to various Mexican charities, while she mostly enjoys bringing art and sports closer to underprivileged children, for example by paying for their studies or gear.
One of Amanda’s favorite actresses is Maite Perroni, and some of her favorite movies include “Sin ti no Puedo”, “Doblemente Embarazada” and “El Arribo de Conrado Sierra”.
Appearance and net worth
Amanda’s age is 67. Her hair and eyes are brown, she weighs around 145lbs (65kgs) and is 5ft 4ins (1.62m) tall.
Amanda’s net worth’s been estimated at over $4 million, as of August 2023.
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