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Maria da Graça Meneghel (Portuguese: [maˈɾia da ˈgɾasa ˈʃuʃa mẽneˈgɛw]; born 27 March 1963), commonly known as Xuxa (English: /ˈʃuːʃə/ SHOO-shə; Portuguese: [ˈʃuʃɐ]), is a Brazilian television host, film actress, singer, model and businesswoman. Her various shows have been broadcast in Portuguese, English, and Spanish worldwide. She is a two-time winner of the Latin Grammy Award for Best Children's Album, and is also known for her epithet, "Queen of Children". Xuxa
Xuxa
began her television career with the Clube da Criança on Rede Manchete in the early 1980s. She became a national superstar when she moved to Rede Globo
Rede Globo
in 1986 for the Xou da Xuxa. She was the first Brazilian to appear on Forbes
Forbes
Magazine's list of richest artists in 1991, taking 37th place with an annual gross income of US$19 million.[7][8] Over her 30-year career, Xuxa
Xuxa
Meneghel has sold over 50 million copies of her records worldwide, which makes her the second-highest selling Brazilian female singer after Rita Lee. Her net worth was estimated at US$100 million in the early 1990s.[9] As of 2015, she continues to be among Brazil's most prominent celebrities. Also successful as a businesswoman, she has the highest net worth of any Brazilian female entertainer, estimated at US$1 billion.[10]

Contents

1 Biography

1.1 Early life

2 Television career

2.1 1983–86: Rede Manchete 2.2 1986–92: Xou da Xuxa
Xou da Xuxa
and breakthrough 2.3 1991–93: International career 2.4 1994–2000: Weekend shows 2.5 2001–14: Xuxa no Mundo da Imaginação
Xuxa no Mundo da Imaginação
and TV Xuxa 2.6 2015–present: Rede Globo
Rede Globo
exit and new phase

3 Filmography

3.1 Television 3.2 Films

4 Career in music

4.1 Discography 4.2 Awards

5 Social activism 6 Personal life

6.1 Fortune and investments 6.2 Maternity and relationships

7 References 8 External links

Biography[edit] Early life[edit]

Portico
Portico
da Xuxa
Xuxa
in Santa Rosa, Rio Grande do Sul.

Maria da Graça Meneghel was born in Santa Rosa, Rio Grande do Sul. During her birth, Meneghel's father, Luiz Floriano Meneghel, was told that both mother and child were at risk. He opted to save his wife, Alda Meneghel (née Alda Flores da Rocha), and prayed to St. Mary of Graces, promising to name his daughter after the Virgin if all went well.[11][12] Although she was originally named after Saint Mary of Graces, Xuxa, the youngest member of the Meneghel family, received the nickname by which she came to be known from her brother, Bladimir. When their mother arrived home, she said to him: "Look at the baby that I bought to play with you." To this, he replied: "I know, it's my Xuxa."[13] The nickname stuck, though it was not until 1988 that she officially became Maria da Graça Xuxa
Xuxa
Meneghel.[14] Xuxa
Xuxa
is of Italian descent from the town of Imer, in the Autonomous Province of Trento.[15] Her great-grandfather emigrated to Brazil
Brazil
at the end of the 19th century. In 2013, Xuxa
Xuxa
obtained Italian citizenship by descent.[16] Xuxa
Xuxa
spent her early years in Santa Rosa. When she was seven, she and her family moved to Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro
where they lived in the Bento Ribeiro neighborhood.[17] At 15 years, she was discovered by a modeling agency and began her professional career as a model at 16. During this time period Xuxa continued to model in Brazil
Brazil
and the United States for both fashion and men's magazines, such as Playboy, and began a famous love affair with Brazilian football star Pelé.[18] In 1984, she was hired as a model by Ford Models.[19] Television career[edit] 1983–86: Rede Manchete[edit] Established as national beauty and sex symbol, Xuxa
Xuxa
got the chance to move toward a career in television through an offer to host a small regional children's program, Clube da Criança for Rede Manchete. In this period, she worked as a model during the week in New York City and was taping her show during the weekend in Brazil. In 1986 this opportunity was expanded when she received an offer to host a national children's program through the multimedia conglomerate Globo.[17] 1986–92: Xou da Xuxa
Xou da Xuxa
and breakthrough[edit]

The legendary arrival of Xuxa
Xuxa
in his ship in the Xou da Xuxa.

On June 30, 1986, Xou da Xuxa
Xou da Xuxa
debuted on TV Globo,[20] a daily program with her name. The attraction was shown from Monday to Saturday on the morning of the station. The program has spanned generations. Xuxa
Xuxa
arrived on a pink ship, which awakened in the children the dream of flying beside her. Children from all over Brazil
Brazil
ran to have breakfast with the song "Quem Qué Pão?". The actress would end the show with the famous " Xuxa
Xuxa
kiss", For the kiss, Xuxa
Xuxa
would put on bright lipstick and kiss the children participating in the show and children in the audience on the cheek, leaving the imprimit of her lipstick. In addition to entertainment, the presenter has always passed positive messages to the public, such as "Want, Power and Reach!", "Believe in Dreams", "Drugs do Bad" and many others. The program came to an end on 31 December 1992, after 2000 editions. At Christmas 1986, the hostess received her eighth platinum record, a prize awarded to every 250,000 copies sold. The album Xou da Xuxa, from the record company Som Livre, had sold more than two million copies so far, achieving by then the South American record for a single album. Xuxa
Xuxa
sold more than Brazilian singer Roberto Carlos
Roberto Carlos
that year.[21] In the following years, the presenter still released six more albums of the series, such as Xou da Xuxa
Xou da Xuxa
2 and 3, which established themselves as the best selling albums in Brazil
Brazil
so far, with 2.7 and 3.3 million copies sold respectively.[22] With the recorded songs, it left in tours by Brazil that were seen by millions of people.[23] In 1987, the French newspaper Libération
Libération
includes Xuxa
Xuxa
in the list of 10 women of greater prominence of the planet, next to the English prime minister Margaret Thatcher.[24] In the same period, Xuxa
Xuxa
began a loving relationship with the Brazilian driver Formula 1, Ayrton Senna, who died in 1994.[25][26] In parallel to the Xou da Xuxa, the presenter commanded Bobeou Dançou, between July 9 and December 31, 1989, on Sunday afternoons of TV Globo. Initially created as Xou of Xuxa
Xuxa
frame, it was so successful that the station decided to launch it as an independent program aimed at the adolescent public. The Bobeou Dançou was a program of rumba based on riddles with two teams formed by adolescents between 13 and 17 years disputed the first place of the competition.[27] In 1990, a new record: the film Lua de Cristal, its biggest box office hit, sold 4,178 million tickets and ranks 21st in the ranking of most watched national films from 1970 to 2011 according to Ancine (Agência Nacional do Cinema).[28][29] Xuxa
Xuxa
accumulates the highest grossing of Brazilian cinema, more than 37 million people watched her films. Also this year by the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences of the United States to deliver the International Emmy Awards
International Emmy Awards
in the category of best children's program and to present one of their songs in the awards party.[30] In 1991, Xuxa
Xuxa
appeared in 37th place for Forbes
Forbes
among the 40 richest celebrities of that year, with a turnover of $ 19 million dollars. Xuxa
Xuxa
was the first Brazilian to join the list.[31] The Paradão da Xuxa
Xuxa
emerged as an independent program after the success of the picture of the same name presented in the Xou of Xuxa. The program was aired between April 25 and December 26, 1992 on Saturday mornings of TV Globo, replacing Xou of Xuxa
Xuxa
on that day. The attraction was three hours long, and different singers and musical groups performed on the show. The musical selection went from the samba to the rock, going through the sertanejo music. On the last Saturday of each month, Super Paradão (Vacation Specials) was shown, highlighting the most successful songs of the period.[32] 1991–93: International career[edit] After reaching success with her record sales in Brazil, Xuxa
Xuxa
released her first Spanish-language album, Xuxa
Xuxa
1, which performed well in the Latin American
Latin American
market. Xuxa
Xuxa
widened her appeal among Spanish-speaking audiences when she recorded a program in Argentina, called El Show de Xuxa. The Los Angeles Times reported in 1992 that "more than 20 million Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking children watched El Show de Xuxa
El Show de Xuxa
in 16 countries of Latin America every day, as well as Univision
Univision
in the United States. The first two seasons of the show, the most popular, were produced by Argentine TV channel Telefé
Telefé
while the third season, in 1993, was produced independently and then sold for broadcast to El Trece. Her last Spanish speaking show aired in Latin America on 31 December 1993.[33][34][35][36] The New York Times
New York Times
highlighted her success in Brazil
Brazil
and Latin America in an article by correspondent, James Brooke.[37] The publication highlighted the record sales of albums of the singer, which in 1990 reached 12 million copies, and its success in the Hispanic market, where it reached 300,000 copies with their first album in Spanish. At the time, she was called by New York Magazine
New York Magazine
as "Latin American Madonna".[38] In 1992, the Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles Times
said that Xuxa
Xuxa
was "probably better known to most Latin American
Latin American
pre-adolescents than Michael Jackson."[39] Not only was she successful in America, but in Europe
Europe
as well. In 1992, taping programs in Brazil
Brazil
and Argentina, Xuxa
Xuxa
was invited to hosted the program Xuxa
Xuxa
Park, in Spain. Released by Telecinco
Telecinco
channel, the game show was shown on Sundays, with high ratings. The show lasted two years. The theme song of the show, Sabor de la Vida, had huge success in Spain, being among the 100 most played in the European Hot 100 Singles.[when?] Her Xuxa Park album also sold well for 8 weeks and was certified gold.[40][41][42][43][44] Billboard magazine
Billboard magazine
published in September 1992, that the album Xuxa 2
Xuxa 2
was at the top of the Spanish charts, and appeared in position 77 of the 100 most sold albums in the world. The biggest hits on this disc were: Loquita Por Ti (#29 on the billboard chart), Luna de Cristal (#35 on the billboard chart) and Chindolele (#10 on the billboard chart). The album reached the fifth position in the U.S. Billboard Top Latin Albums of 1991.[45] In 1992, People Magazine
People Magazine
chose Xuxa
Xuxa
as one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world.[46] In 1993, Xuxa
Xuxa
hosted an English language
English language
series in the United States titled Xuxa. However, it did not achieve the popularity she had enjoyed throughout Brazil, Latin America and Spain, and was cancelled after one season due to low ratings. It was initially broadcast by 124 stations across the country. The shows were produced on Sound Stage 36 at CBS Television City
CBS Television City
in Los Angeles. 65 episodes were taped for the first season of the show. Taping of the episodes was done in a 5-week period in the summer of 1993. The shows were broadcast Monday through Friday, generally in the early morning or mid-afternoon. All 65 episodes were broadcast during the initial 13 weeks before there was a repeat. Helping Xuxa
Xuxa
on the show were the Pixies (three U.S. "Paquitas" plus one Brazilian Paquita), the Mellizas (uncredited), Jelly, Jam, and ten "child wranglers" for 150 kids on the set. Starting September 1994, Xuxa
Xuxa
began airing on The Family Channel cable network, at 8:00am ET/PT. They reprised original episodes on a new children's block until February 19, 1996 when Xuxa
Xuxa
stopped airing on The Family Channel.[47][48][49][50][51] The show was sold to a great number of countries throughout the world, including Japan, Israel, Russia, Australia, Romania
Romania
and some Arab countries.[52] Her international ambitions apparently ended after the grueling taping schedule for her American show. She was hospitalized for several days due to exhaustion, and decided to give up her international career.[53][54][55][56][57][58] In the U.S., Sony Wonder has released two of her videos and a record that includes English translations of some of her most successful songs in Portuguese and Spanish.[59] 1994–2000: Weekend shows[edit]

Xuxa
Xuxa
at the premiere of Xuxa Park on June 4, 1994. In the first phase of the program, the host left from within a sphere, to the sound of an apotheotic instrument of Sweet Honey.

The presenter returned to her children's audience with Xuxa
Xuxa
Park, the Brazilian version of a project of the same name that commanded in Spain. Xuxa's triumphant entrances continued, in one of the stages, she stepped out of a pyramid, in the last phase of the program, Xuxa arrived in her iconic spaceship. The program directed by Marlene Mattos gathered pictures, jokes and musical attractions was exhibited between June 4, 1994 and January 6, 2001 on Saturday mornings of TV Globo. The attraction was canceled abruptly due to the tragic fire that occurred in January 11, 2001 in the recording of its carnival special.[32] In parallel to Xuxa
Xuxa
Park, Xuxa
Xuxa
commanded Xuxa Hits
Xuxa Hits
between January 8 and April 16, 1995 on Sunday afternoons on TV Globo. The program came as a picture of Xuxa
Xuxa
Park, but has become an independent program due to its great success. In attraction, Xuxa
Xuxa
received several musical attractions like bands, DJs and singers. After its end, the program returned to be only a painting of the Xuxa
Xuxa
Park. Inspired by Xuxa
Xuxa
Hits, the Planeta Xuxa
Planeta Xuxa
was created, which premiered on April 5, 1997 and immediately became a fever among those who grew up following Xuxa's career. Initially, Planeta Xuxa
Planeta Xuxa
was shown on TV Globo's Saturday afternoons, so Xuxa
Xuxa
presented two shows simultaneously on the same day, as Xuxa Park occupied the broadcasters' mornings. As of April 19, 1998, the program began to be presented on Sunday afternoons due to the 1998 World Cup, remaining on Sundays until its closure in 2002. Planeta Xuxa
Planeta Xuxa
was focused on the performances of musicians and bands. The program had the format of a discotech, had the participation of the public and received famous guests.[60] The attraction came to an end on July 28, 2002, due to the desire of Xuxa
Xuxa
to return to the children's public and the end of the partnership with the director Marlene Mattos.[61][62] 2001–14: Xuxa no Mundo da Imaginação
Xuxa no Mundo da Imaginação
and TV Xuxa[edit]

Xuxa
Xuxa
with several children around him in the children's program Xuxa no Mundo da Imaginação

As a mother, Xuxa
Xuxa
noticed a shortage of videos for small children. In 2001, she designed the Só Para Baixinhos audiovisual and the CD and DVD
DVD
set. The album Só Para Baixinhos 2 received worldwide recognition and won the 2002 Latin Grammy Award
Latin Grammy Award
for Best Latin Children's Album category.[63] With the success of the Xuxa
Xuxa
project for Baixinhos, which was aimed at children from 0 to 10 years old, the presenter had the desire to create a program in this educational mold, and on October 28, 2002 she debuted Xuxa
Xuxa
no Mundo da Imaginação. The show was broadcast on Monday mornings of TV Globo, marking the return of the presenter the broad daily of the station after the end of Xou da Xuxa. The attraction, about 40 minutes long, was divided into four blocks and had 32 frames displayed alternately throughout the week. Through computer graphics capabilities, Xuxa
Xuxa
appeared seated on a globe with a blue background filled with white clouds, and featured 14 pictures that blended entertainment and didactic elements. After many reformulations to reverse the low audience, the program came to an end on December 31, 2004.[64] In 2003, Xuxa
Xuxa
was nominated again to Grammy for Xuxa
Xuxa
Só Para Baixinhos 3 and took the second trophy in the same category. On June 30, 2003, she inaugurated an amusement park with her name. Mundo de Xuxa, located in São Paulo, in an area of 12,000 square meters, was the largest indoor amusement park in Latin America and has more than 18 attractions. The Mundo do Xuxa
Xuxa
is part of the group of 3 amusement parks that most invoice in Brazil, together the 3 parks made about R$ 220 million per year. In 2004, for the third consecutive time, she competed with the video Xuxa
Xuxa
Só Para Baixinhos 4 in the same category. The 5th edition, Xuxa Circus, became a huge selling success and was transformed into a show that dragged crowds into theaters. In 2005, the Xuxa
Xuxa
Festa, promoted a remix of old hits. The project pleased both the children and the parents who grew up following her career. In 2012, Xuxa
Xuxa
is again present in the Latin Grammy
Latin Grammy
as the only Brazilian in the Best Children's Album category, with XSPB 11. This is already the fifth indication of the Xuxa
Xuxa
Só Para Baixinhos series.[65] After successive audience defeats with Xuxa
Xuxa
no Mundo da Imaginação, TV Globo reformulated again the attraction commanded by Xuxa
Xuxa
that changed its name and age group and on April 04, 2005, it premiered TV Xuxa. The program had two distinct phases and the first was broadcast on Monday morning to the children's audience in a mix of play, dramaturgy, competition, cartoons and musical numbers presentation. The name of the program was an allusion to the fictional TV Xuxa, a television station with several attractions. After many changes for not being able to keep the station in the isolated leadership, the program no longer aired on December 31, 2007. With the success of XSPB, Xuxa
Xuxa
released in Argentina, in 2005, the Xuxa
Xuxa
audiovisual Solamente para Bajitos.[66][67][68] In parallel to TV Xuxa, the presenter commanded Conexão Xuxa
Xuxa
between December 2, 2007 and January 11, 2008. The program had four teams formed by three people (one athlete, one personality and one teenager). Together, they faced various kinds of physical evidence and general knowledge in beautiful settings in the country. The program lasted three stages. The teams were divided by colors: yellow, green, blue and orange. The four teams disputed an X of gold, that was worth three points; an X of silver, worth two; or a bronze X, which was worth one point. In all, there were three stages, displayed in seven editions. The two winners of the first stage and the two winners of the second disputed the final of the program. Vencia the group that obtains more points throughout the competition.[69] TV Xuxa
TV Xuxa
returned to TV Globo grid on May 10, 2008, totally refurbished, aimed at the whole family. With new format and schedule, and different attractions, it became a weekly auditorium program, screened on Saturdays at 10am. The show ceased to show cartoons, invested in jokes, and Xuxa
Xuxa
went on to receive her guests on a stage designed for interviews and musical numbers. In 2009 Xuxa
Xuxa
released the film Xuxa
Xuxa
em O Mistério de Feiurinha, telling what happens to the princesses after the "Happily Ever After". The film starred Sasha Meneghel in theaters and featured the participation of Hebe Camargo, Luciano Szafir, Luciano Huck, Angelica and others.[70] The film took more than 1,300,000 people to the movies and was released in Brazil, the United States and Angola.[71] In the musical career, Xuxa
Xuxa
left to Som Livre, signing with Sony Music. It is estimated that the contract value was R $ 10 million. Xuxa
Xuxa
released the 9th title of the Xuxa
Xuxa
Só Para Baixinhos series, titled Natal Mágico and in 2010 the 10th edition of XSPB, entitled Baixinhos, Bichinhos e Mais, the album sold in 1 month the amount necessary to become the best-selling DVD
DVD
of 2010 in Brazil.[72] In October 2010 Xuxa
Xuxa
gave an interview explaining its break with "Free Sound" the presenter claimed that her then record company, was providing a tight budget for the size of its projects. Also in 2010, was chosen by the readers of the Newspaper Clarín the favorite Brazilian singer of the Argentines.[73]

Xuxa
Xuxa
performing in 2011

In April 2011, he launched the Mundo da Xuxa
Xuxa
program on TV Globo Internacional. The attraction was shown to Brazilian subscribers on every continent from Monday to Friday and shows the best moments of her career on Globo, as well as clips from XSPB. With success in the mornings, the program TV Xuxa
TV Xuxa
was transferred to the afternoons of Saturday in 2011, replacing the Session of Saturday, that suffered to leave the transmitter in the isolated leadership.[74] TV Xuxa
TV Xuxa
finally came to an end on January 25, 2014, due to the health problems of the presenter.[75] In May 2014, after five years in Sony Music, Xuxa
Xuxa
returns to Som Livre.[76] In a press release, the label reports that it corrects one of the main mistakes in the company's history: "not to keep one of the country's greatest artists."[77] 2015–present: Rede Globo
Rede Globo
exit and new phase[edit] On March 5, 2015, after 29 years of TV Globo and out of the air for more than a year with the end of TV Xuxa, the presenter signs with Rede Record.[78] Xuxa
Xuxa
and TV Globo had amicably broken their contract in December 2014.[79] The arrival of Xuxa
Xuxa
in the headquarters of the station was transmitted live by the Program of the Tarde,[80] the station organized one of the biggest events of its history with several links with the fans in the door of its headquarters, in São Paulo, the movement of the employees and the signing of a contract with the presence of the high dome of the broadcaster and journalists of various media, at a press conference specially set up for the blonde at the Teatro Record.[81] This was considered one of the biggest signings in the history of the transmitter, according to sites specialized in TV.[82] After much speculation as to what it would be and at what time it would be screened, the presenter premiered Xuxa
Xuxa
Meneghel, a show of the same name, on 17 August 2015 on RecordTV's Monday night. The program, screened directly from RecNov, was inspired by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, and blended entertainment, fun, excitement, humor, musical attractions, interviews, games and special features. The attraction also opened space for the viewer to interact through social networks. Its last episode aired on December 19, 2016. After having its release postponed several times, Som Livre launched in December 2016, the thirteenth volume of Xuxa
Xuxa
Só Para Baixinhos. Recorded in 2014, and expected to be released in September 2016, XPSB 13 earned Xuxa
Xuxa
a Latin Grammy
Latin Grammy
nomination,[83] but because it was released after the deadline, it was disqualified by the Latin Recording Academy. On April 3, 2017, Xuxa
Xuxa
debuted the program Dancing Brasil, a Brazilian version of the American program Dancing with the Stars, produced by Endemol Shine and shown by RecordTV. Recently, Xuxa
Xuxa
announced the national launch of their new tour of shows, titled XuChá, and based on the traditional tea Chá da Alice. Filmography[edit] Main article: Xuxa
Xuxa
filmography Television[edit]

Clube da Criança (1983) Xou da Xuxa
Xou da Xuxa
(1986) Bobeou Dançou (1989) El Show de Xuxa
El Show de Xuxa
(1991) Paradão da Xuxa
Xuxa
(1992) Xuxa Park (1992) Xuxa
Xuxa
(1993) Xuxa
Xuxa
(1993) Xuxa Park (1994) Xuxa Hits
Xuxa Hits
(1995) Planeta Xuxa
Planeta Xuxa
(1997) Xuxa no Mundo da Imaginação
Xuxa no Mundo da Imaginação
(2002) TV Xuxa
TV Xuxa
(2005) Xuxa
Xuxa
Meneghel (2015) Dancing Brasil
Dancing Brasil
(2017)

Films[edit]

Love Strange Love
Love Strange Love
(1982) Fuscão Preto
Fuscão Preto
(1983) O Trapalhão na Arca de Noé (1983) Os Trapalhões e o Mágico de Oróz
Os Trapalhões e o Mágico de Oróz
(1984) Os Trapalhões no Reino da Fantasia
Os Trapalhões no Reino da Fantasia
(1985) Super Xuxa
Xuxa
Contra Baixo Astral (1986) A Princesa Xuxa e os Trapalhões
A Princesa Xuxa e os Trapalhões
(1989) Lua de Cristal
Lua de Cristal
(1990) O Mistério de Robin Hood
O Mistério de Robin Hood
(1990) Gaúcho Negro
Gaúcho Negro
(1991) Xuxa Requebra
Xuxa Requebra
(1999) Xuxa Popstar
Xuxa Popstar
(2000) Xuxa e os Duendes
Xuxa e os Duendes
(2001) Xuxa e os Duendes
Xuxa e os Duendes
2: No Caminho das Fadas (2002) Xuxa Abracadabra
Xuxa Abracadabra
(2003) Xuxa e o Tesouro da Cidade Perdida
Xuxa e o Tesouro da Cidade Perdida
(2004) Xuxinha e Guto Contra os Monstros do Espaço (2005) Xuxa Gêmeas
Xuxa Gêmeas
(2006) Xuxa em Sonho de Menina
Xuxa em Sonho de Menina
(2007) Xuxa em O Mistério de Feiurinha
Xuxa em O Mistério de Feiurinha
(2009)

Career in music[edit] In 1986, the album Xou da Xuxa, sold over two million copies, breaking the South American record for sales, earning eight platinum awards (granted every 250,000 copies sold).[84] In the following years, Xuxa launched six discs, including Xou da Xuxa
Xou da Xuxa
2 and Xou da Xuxa
Xou da Xuxa
3, and recorded two LPs with the songs translated into Spanish, which sold 2.4 million copies.[85] From 1989–96, Xuxa
Xuxa
had sold 18 million albums, a record in Latin American music sales. Xuxa
Xuxa
recorded about 915 songs, recorded 28 albums that together have sold over 45 million copies, and were awarded 400 gold records in Brazil. The album, Xou da Xuxa
Xou da Xuxa
3, had more than 3,216,000 copies sold, making it the best-selling children's album, according to the Guinness Book.[86] In 2002, Veja magazine named Xuxa
Xuxa
the richest artist in Brazil, with an estimated net worth of $250 million. According to the same magazine, Xuxa's earnings were comparable to Hollywood stars like Julia Roberts
Julia Roberts
and Keanu Reeves. She was first in the list of artists with highest sales over the past ten years (1998–2008).[citation needed] The music video, Xuxa só para Baixinhos
Xuxa só para Baixinhos
sold over eight million copies, and won five nominations and two Latin Grammy
Latin Grammy
awards for "Best Children's Album". In 2012, the Associação Brasileira dos Produtores de Discos
Associação Brasileira dos Produtores de Discos
(ABPF) released the list of the best-selling DVDs in the country. According to ABPD, Xuxa
Xuxa
had two DVDs among the top ten in 2011, XSPB Volume 1–8 (sixth place) and XSPB 11 (ninth).[87] Discography[edit] Main article: Xuxa
Xuxa
Discography

Xuxa e Seus Amigos
Xuxa e Seus Amigos
(1985) Xou da Xuxa
Xou da Xuxa
(1986) Xegundo Xou da Xuxa
Xou da Xuxa
(1987) Xou da Xuxa
Xou da Xuxa
3 (1988) 4º Xou da Xuxa
Xou da Xuxa
(1989) Xuxa
Xuxa
(1989) Xuxa 5
Xuxa 5
(1990) Xou da Xuxa
Xou da Xuxa
Seis (1991) Xuxa
Xuxa
(1991) Xou da Xuxa
Xou da Xuxa
Sete (1992) Xuxa
Xuxa
(1992) Xuxa
Xuxa
(1993) Sexto Sentido (1994) El Pequeño Mundo
El Pequeño Mundo
(1994) Luz no meu Caminho (1995) Tô de Bem com a Vida
Tô de Bem com a Vida
(1996) Xuxa Dance
Xuxa Dance
(1996) Boas Notícias
Boas Notícias
(1997) Só Faltava Você
Só Faltava Você
(1998) El Mundo Es de los Dos (1999) Xuxa 2000
Xuxa 2000
(1999) Só Para Baixinhos (2000) Só Para Baixinhos 2 (2001) Só Para Baixinhos 3 (2002) Só Para Baixinhos 4 (2003) Circo (2004) Solamente Para Bajitos (2005) Festa (2005) Só Para Baixinhos 7 (2007) Só Para Baixinhos 8 (2008) Natal Mágico (2009) Baixinhos, Bichinhos e Mais (2010) Sustentabilidade (2011) É Pra Dançar (2013) ABC do XSPB (2016)

Awards[edit] Main article: List of awards and nominations received by Xuxa Social activism[edit]

Xuxa
Xuxa
with then Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
in Brasília
Brasília
in 2007.

Xuxa
Xuxa
with President Dilma Rousseff
Dilma Rousseff
at the Palácio do Planalto
Palácio do Planalto
in 2014.

Queen Silvia of Sweden, and Xuxa, participate of seminar about Violence against children in Brasília.

Students of the Xuxa
Xuxa
Meneghel Foundation during Rio+20.

In September 2011, Colombian singer, Shakira, and Xuxa
Xuxa
joined forces through their respective charitable foundations to aid children younger than six years old who live in Brazil’s poorest communities. The two artists, together with Brazilian government officials, signed an accord in Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro
for a program of cooperation. In its first four years, it plans to provide better access to education to children from 100 schools in Brazil.[88][89][90] Xuxa
Xuxa
is the godmother and poster girl of the campaign "Tri-national to Combat Sexual Exploitation of Children and Adolescents" which aims to encourage people to report cases of exploitation and abuse of minors living on the border between Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina. Since May 2013, the campaign has integrated the actions of several groups: the Itaipu Dam, the International Labour Organization
International Labour Organization
(ILO), the Municipal Tourism Council, Childhood and Youth, Ministry of Labor and Employment, and entities of Paraguay
Paraguay
and Argentina
Argentina
who work in the same area.[91] In May 2014, President Dilma Rousseff
Dilma Rousseff
signed a law that applied stronger penalties to the crime of sexual exploitation of children and adolescents.[92] On June 4, 2014, Xuxa
Xuxa
was present when the Senate of Brazil
Brazil
passed the Lei da Palmada (PLC 58/2014), which had been adopted by the Commission on Human Rights of the Chamber of Deputies. When asked about criticism from some parents about how they will educate their children after the passage of this law, Xuxa
Xuxa
said that they can educate, but without violence: "We have to show that people can and should educate without violence". Xuxa
Xuxa
said that the project should be treated as Lei Menino Bernardo, not Lei da Palmada.[93]Lei Menino Bernardo, Lei da Palmada[clarification needed] Personal life[edit] Fortune and investments[edit] At the age of 16 he began to parade professionally. Years later, the affair with soccer player Pelé
Pelé
boosted its race and in 1982 Xuxa already was considered one of the main publicity figures of the country, announcing from underwear to residential buildings.[94] In the same year it obtained a supporting paper in the novel of Globo TV They by them and little by little it gained more space in the telenovela.[95] Also in 1982 Xuxa
Xuxa
founded its first company, Xuxa
Xuxa
Produções, a legal entity that takes care of the brand of Xuxa
Xuxa
and holds, exclusively, the rights to commercialize the use of the brand and image of the artist, nationally and internationally, and represents the artist in contracts in any area. However, in 1993 Xuxa
Xuxa
Produções was responsible for the coming of the Dangerous World Tour, from Michael Jackson to Brazil
Brazil
and has performed in other segments without the presence of Xuxa, as the co-production of films by Renato Aragão, Angelica and Father Marcelo Rossi.[96] At the age of 20, in 1983, Xuxa
Xuxa
was invited to present the Clube da Criança in the extinct TV Manchete. During this time, she worked as a model during the week in New York, and recorded the show on weekends. However, the agency made her choose between career photos and walkways as a model or TV and Xuxa
Xuxa
opted for the television show. With the success of audience of the program and the album Xuxa
Xuxa
e Seus Amigos, which sold 500,000 copies, Xuxa
Xuxa
was contracted by Globo TV
Globo TV
and Som Livre.[97] In the same year Xuxa
Xuxa
founded the brand O Bicho Comeu, responsible for the commercialization of clothes and accessories for children.[98] With the initial salary at Globo TV
Globo TV
of US $ 40,000, Xuxa
Xuxa
had several increases in its salary, which in 1987 had already reached one million dollars. Also in 1987 he founded "Beijinho Beijinho Produções", responsible for the co-production of television programs and albums. Until 1988, the companies of Xuxa
Xuxa
were commanded by the father, the retired military Luís Floriano Meneghel, the mother, Alda, the brothers Cirano, Bladimir and Solange. This year, Marlene Mattos, director of her program and lawyer Luiz Cláudio Moreira took over the companies. The Xuxa
Xuxa
film series premiered for theaters the same year, with the film Super Xuxa
Xuxa
contra Baixo Astral, which was watched by more than 2.8 million viewers. This year the artist's fortune was over $ 50 million.[98] In 1989 Xuxa
Xuxa
already shared with Hebe Camargo
Hebe Camargo
the title of highest paid host of Latin America, receiving only in the Globe TV US $ 1,5 million monthly.[99] This year, he bought the "MG Meneghel" farm in Rio Bonito, Rio de Janeiro, which had three million square meters and had 50 mangoes and 200 dairy cattle. Also in 1989, the activities of the Xuxa
Xuxa
Meneghel Foundation, which currently carries out four social development programs (Program for Networks and Political Incidence, Program for Socio-educational Actions, Integrated Assistance Program and the Institutional Partnerships Program) began. year.[100] In 1990 Xuxa
Xuxa
had already reached the mark of 12 million records sold, which had generated a turnover of more than $ 110 million, of which 20% was destined for it. The movie Lua de Cristal, released this year, was watched by more than 5 million viewers and generated a profit of $ 5 million for Xuxa
Xuxa
Productions.[98] This year he founded "Xuxa International Corporation", based in the Cayman Islands, a well-known tax haven, responsible for collecting royalties and royalties around the world. Xuxa's royalties varied between 5% and 20% of the final profit from the sale of products licensed under its brand.[98] Xuxa made a final profit of $ 19 million in 1990, resulting in her 37th appearance on Forbes
Forbes
list of "Top 40 Most Enlightened Celebrities" in 1991, the first Latin American
Latin American
to appear on the list.[98] The magazine reported that her fortune had already surpassed that of Madonna and was equated with that of Arnold Schwarzenegger.[101] Also in the year 1990, Xuxa
Xuxa
bought a site in Vargem Grande, in Rio de Janeiro for two million dollars. The property underwent several renovations so that it could be the official residence of Xuxa, with mini zoo and nursery, heated pool with waterfall, main house (with 1050 m², two floors and five suites with closet), guest house (with 280 m²), Japanese restaurant (with 195 m², bar, industrial kitchen and laundry), fitness center (with 196 m²), party room (with 540 m²), recording studio (60 m²), sauna (com 62 m²), house of the employees (with 283 m²), old house of the caretaker (with 63 m²), support cellar (with 67 m²), linen and storage (with 306 m²), garage for eight cars and helipad.[102] With a total of 78 thousand square meters,[103] Xuxa
Xuxa
traveled with the golf carts and this one was a refuge for the artist, which did not prevent that fans slept in the entrance of the site waiting for Xuxa.[104] The site was called Casa Rosa was a frequent figure in television programs and specialized magazines, consequently gaining space in the popular culture, arriving to be called "Neverland" Brazilian.[105] In 2007, with the concern of providing a social life closer to normal to his daughter Sasha, Xuxa put the site up for sale for $ 8 million.[106] However, the presenter has not yet been able to sell the property, which is still part of its equity.[107] Still in 1990 Xuxa
Xuxa
acquired an apartment of five million dollars in New York,[108][109] that still forms part of the artist's patrimony and took advantage of the opening of the Brazilian market to the imported vehicles to found the Shine Car, concessionaire of imported luxury cars based in Rio de Janeiro.[110] With a partnership with Grendene, Xuxa
Xuxa
sold 4 million sandals in Brazil, 1 million in the United States, 1 million in Mexico and 500 thousand in the rest of Latin America only in 1990.[108] In 1991 she began her international career as a television presenter, launching the show El Show de Xuxa
El Show de Xuxa
by Telefe, Argentina. The program was retransmitted to 17 countries in Latin America and the United States. Between 1991 and 1992 Xuxa
Xuxa
received $ 1 million a month for work on the Argentine broadcaster.[111] He launched the Xuxa
Xuxa
Meneghel Models Course in Rio de Janeiro, with a duration of seven months and a load of six hours a week, tuition starting from 60 dollars. Also in 1991 it intensified the licensing of products with its mark and it even sold 1.5 million sandals in the United States.[98] He bought five luxury apartments in São Paulo
São Paulo
and Rio de Janeiro, which earned him $ 200,000 in rents.[108] In 1992 Xuxa
Xuxa
signed a contract with the Spanish television network Telecinco
Telecinco
for 15 episodes of the Xuxa Park program, receiving $ 240,000 per episode.[111] Only Rede Globo, Telefe
Telefe
and Telecinco
Telecinco
Xuxa received more than $ 3.4 million monthly. In May 1992, Xuxa's estate was estimated at US $ 100 million by People, making it the second richest artist in Brazil
Brazil
until then, with the same patrimony of Roberto Carlos
Roberto Carlos
and behind Silvio Santos.[111][112] In the same year he founded Light Beam Corporation to license his brand exclusively in the United States, selling this year, among other products, 500 thousand dolls. Xuxa
Xuxa
made 12 advertising campaigns a year, earning $ 200,000 each. Xuxa
Xuxa
made a final profit of $ 27 million in 1992, resulting in his return to the list of "40 celebrities who grew richer in the last year" by Forbes
Forbes
in 1993, this time in 28th place. Between 1986 and 1992 Xuxa
Xuxa
had sold 18 million discs, which had generated a revenue of over 175 million dollars, of which 20% was destined for Xuxa.[98][113] Xuxa's Xuxa
Xuxa
program produced four tours, including Xuxa's Xuxa
Xuxa
89 tour, in which Xuxa's cache was over $ 300,000, with a production schedule that involved ten trucks, 60 air tickets, two wagons , two 25-ton stages with more than 150 people involved.[114] In 1993 he premiered the Xuxa
Xuxa
program in the United States, in English. The program was broadcast by more than 100 relays in the country, including CBS
CBS
and ABC Family, and was also sold to more than 120 countries. Through the program, Xuxa
Xuxa
received $ 7 million and launched its products in more than 100 countries.[98] So that he could rest between the recordings of the show, Xuxa
Xuxa
bought a mansion in Calabasas, Califórnia. In September 1999 the residence was bought by the singer and American actress Brandy Norwood, for $ 1.7 million.[115] In the year of 1993 Xuxa
Xuxa
handled 220 million dollars only in licenses.[116] At the end of this year, a problem in the spine made it slow down. In 1994, the death of Ayrton Senna
Ayrton Senna
also contributed to that the artist diminished its rate of work gradually.[117] Also this year, he bought a mansion on Star Island in Miami
Miami
for $ 15 million.[118] The mansion had already belonged to Madonna and is owned by Xuxa
Xuxa
until the present time.[119] A tourist boat ride, titled Rich and Famous Tour, includes the Xuxa
Xuxa
mansion in the script.[120][121] In present values, a mansion in the island has the minimum price of $ 65 million.[122] On his 33rd birthday he won a Ferrari F355
Ferrari F355
from his manager Marlene Matos.[123] In 1996 it realized the tour Tô de Bem com a Vida, with more than 45 concerts and a cache of 350 thousand dollars.[117] In that same year the international press announced that Xuxa
Xuxa
would be sad for having little private life. In October, she announced that she would soon leave her career to try to be a mother through artificial insemination, which did not happen because Xuxa
Xuxa
had to meet contractual deadlines, which did not prevent the artist from again slowing down the work pace.[124][125] In November its patrimony was estimated at 300 million dollars.[117] Also in 1996 he founded Lar's Empreendimentos, responsible for real estate investments and the creation of the O Mundo da Xuxa
Xuxa
park in 2003.[126][127] In 2000 he acquired a million dollar home in Celebration, Florida, near Disneyland.[128][129][130] In 2005 an 11-year-old girl, daughter of friends of Xuxa, passed away in the parks of Disney while it was lodged in the house of Xuxa.[131][132][133][134]

Xuxa
Xuxa
in 2004.

In 2002 it acquired a coverage of four suites for R $ 13 million in São Conrado, in the city of Rio de Janeiro.[109] In 2008 part of the cover caught fire when Xuxa, Sasha and Luciano Szafir
Luciano Szafir
were in the property. Luciano was taken to the hospital with a degree of intoxication by the great smoke that quickly spread.[109][135] According to the magazine Veja, also in 2002, Xuxa
Xuxa
had $ 250 million in equity referring only to real estate.[136] The year 2002 was also marked by the professional breakup of Xuxa
Xuxa
and Marlene Mattos, who left the command of the holding company of Xuxa,[137] by reducing their salary at Globo TV
Globo TV
to $ 1 million a month, which lasted until their exit of the issuer,[138] and the foundation of the company Espaço Laser, in which Xuxa
Xuxa
owns 51% of participation. It ended the year with 200 licensed products and monthly sales of R $ 30 million.[139] In 2003, he bought the Gugu Park at the SP Market mall in São Paulo and transformed it into the Xuxa
Xuxa
Mundo O Mundo amusement park. Xuxa bought the park for $ 15 million.[140] The park made about R $ 10 million a year.[141] In 2007, when he left to live in Casa Rosa, Xuxa
Xuxa
moved to a residence that had been built in the Malibu Condominium in Barra da Tijuca.[142] The 1,700-square-meter 3-storey mansion is valued at R $ 10 million.[143][144][145] In 2009, Lar's Empreendimentos of Xuxa
Xuxa
was ordered to pay an indemnity of R $ 50,000 for moral and material damages in legal proceedings.[146] In November 2010 Xuxa
Xuxa
did not agree to the increase in the rent of the building which the Shine Car company occupied and started the company in court, but lost the action, leaving the property and extinguishing Shine Car in January 2011. Also in January 2011 Xuxa
Xuxa
won a $ 150,000 lawsuit against Folha Universal, which had stated in 2008 that the artist "was Satanist and would have sold her soul to the devil for $ 100 million."[147][148] In 2012 Xuxa
Xuxa
received R $ 2 million to participate in an advertising campaign of the beauty products brand Wella, changing the color of her hair, appearing brunette for the first time in her career. The amount was donated to the Xuxa
Xuxa
Meneghel Foundation.[149] In 2013 TV Bandeirantes
TV Bandeirantes
was condemned by the Superior Court of Justice (STJ) to pay an indemnity of 1.1 million reais to the presenter. The STJ ruled that Xuxa
Xuxa
appeared naked on the station's show in 2008. The images had been published by Playboy
Playboy
before Xuxa
Xuxa
launched herself as a children's show host in the early 1980s. The STJ, therefore, rejected the request of the issuer to rediscuss the amount of compensation established by the Court of Justice of Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro
(TJRJ) in 2011.[150] Also in 2013 Xuxa
Xuxa
bought an island in Angra dos Reis, for R $ 12.7 million.[151][152][153]

Xuxa
Xuxa
at the premiere of the movie Senna in 2009.

In 2014 RecordTV
RecordTV
was ordered to pay R $ 100,000 to Xuxa. The broadcaster was sued for broadcasting photos of the hostess in an essay performed for Playboy
Playboy
in the 1980s without authorization during the Gugu Liberato in 2012.[154] In February 2015 Xuxa
Xuxa
refused a proposal of renewal with Globo TV, since its salary would happen of a million dollars monthly, that received from 2002, to R$ 250 thousand, without next projects to return to present a program.[155][156] In the same month, the O Mundo da Xuxa
Xuxa
came to an end, since the place would have to go through new investments in attractions and layout, to meet the need to expand the shopping center in which it was, which would not be viable that due to the Brazilian economic crisis the park had a final profit of R $ 4 million in 2014, against R $ 10 million in 2008.[157][141] It was sold to Parque da Mônica for R $ 40 million.[158] In March Xuxa
Xuxa
signed with RecordTV
RecordTV
for R $ 1 million monthly.[159] If your program leaves the grid of the station, Xuxa
Xuxa
will receive $ 250,000 monthly.[160] In that same year the Laser Space earned R $ 50 million. Xuxa, as a businesswoman, had a final profit of $ 160 million from her companies.[161][162] In 2016, Espaço Laser earned R $ 60 million, expanding its operations to 187 units in Brazil.[139][163] Xuxa, as a businesswoman, made a final profit of R $ 200 million with her holding company in 2016.[164] In the same year he launched himself as youtuber. The company of children's parties - Casa X - of the presenter earned 17 million reais in 2017, a 50% increase in one year.[165] The equity of Xuxa
Xuxa
and its companies is valued at US $ 1 billion, being one of the richest women in Brazil.[166][167][168][169] Maternity and relationships[edit] Xuxa
Xuxa
has one daughter, Sasha, who was born in 1998. Sasha's father is actor Luciano Szafir.[170][171] Xuxa
Xuxa
dated Brazilian soccer legend, Pelé, in the 1980s, and later, Formula 1
Formula 1
legend, Ayrton Senna.[172][173][174][175] She reported in 2012, that reclusive singer Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson
had once courted her, inviting her to dinner at his Neverland estate and then had a subordinate ask whether she would consider living with Jackson.[176][177] She recently began a relationship with actor and singer, Junno Andrade.[178] 2013, his Italian nationality was recognized.[179] Xuxa's mother, Dona Alda Meneghel, suffers from Parkinson's Disease and is in an advanced stage of the illness. She underwent several surgeries in an attempt to slow down or reverse its progress.[180] References[edit]

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é recebida com muito carinho pelos fãs na Record" (in Portuguese). R7.com. Retrieved 2017-09-25.  ^ " Xuxa
Xuxa
assina contrato com a Record; veja os melhores momentos da coletiva" (in Portuguese). R7.com. Retrieved 2017-09-25.  ^ Endrigo Annyston. "Britto Jr. anuncia chegada de Xuxa
Xuxa
como "uma das maiores contratações da história da TV"" (in Portuguese). IG - RD1 Audiência. Retrieved 2017-09-25.  ^ "Lista de indicados ao Grammy Latino reflete diversidade da música brasileira" (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2017-09-25.  ^ Gustavo Miller; Laura Brentano (July 2, 2011). "Fotos ao redor do mundo que imitam pose da Xuxa
Xuxa
viram hit no Facebook". G1 (in Portuguese). Retrieved September 9, 2013.  ^ " Xuxa
Xuxa
Meneghel – trajetória". Memória Globo. Retrieved September 9, 2013.  ^ "Nunca houve uma mulher como Xuxa". Ricardo Valladares. March 27, 2002. p. Vwja. Retrieved March 5, 2015.  ^ " Xuxa
Xuxa
resiste". Lauro Jardim. March 19, 2012. p. Veja. Retrieved October 30, 2013.  ^ "Shakira e Xuxa
Xuxa
se unem em defesa da infância no Rio de Janeiro". EFE. Exame. September 30, 2011. Retrieved September 12, 2013.  ^ "Shakira to help Brazil's slum kids". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved September 23, 2013.  ^ "Shakira, Xuxa
Xuxa
e ministra assinam termo de cooperação no Rio". PAULA BIANCHI. Folha de S.Paulo. September 30, 2011. Retrieved September 23, 2013.  ^ " Xuxa
Xuxa
lança campanha trinacional de combate à exploração sexual infantil". Fabiula Wurmeister. G1. November 22, 2013. Retrieved November 22, 2013.  ^ "Lei que torna crime hediondo exploração sexual de crianças será publicada amanhã". Luana Lourenço. Agência Brasil. Retrieved May 22, 2014.  ^ " Xuxa
Xuxa
chega ao Senado para acompanhar votação do projeto da Lei da Palmada". senado.gov.br/. June 4, 2014. Retrieved March 5, 2015.  ^ "O LEITOR É O CRÍTICO: XUXA - GLOBO" (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2017-11-26.  ^ "MAIS UM SONHO DE YEDA EM ELAS POR ELAS" (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2017-11-26.  ^ " Xuxa
Xuxa
Produções" (in Portuguese).  ^ "Lembranças de um tempo dourado" (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2017-11-26.  ^ a b c d e f g h A PARTIR DOS EUA, UM X NO PLANETA ^ " Silvio Santos
Silvio Santos
quer reduzir salário de Hebe, diz publicação". Ego. Retrieved October 27, 2017.  ^ "Nossa História". Retrieved October 27, 2017.  ^ DAVID DREW ZINGG. "Rainha dos baixinhos tem seus dias contados". Miami
Miami
Herald. Retrieved October 27, 2017.  ^ "A Casa Rosa". Retrieved October 27, 2017.  ^ " Xuxa
Xuxa
põe Casa Rosa à venda". Retrieved October 27, 2017.  ^ "Sasha comemora 5 anos com festa na Casa Rosa". Terra Networks. Retrieved October 27, 2017.  ^ "Em meio a dramas pessoais, Xuxa
Xuxa
chega aos 51 anos". Uol. Retrieved October 27, 2017.  ^ " Xuxa
Xuxa
quer oito milhões de dólares pela Casa Rosa". Retrieved October 27, 2017.  ^ "Antiga mansão de Xuxa
Xuxa
está abandonada". Retrieved October 27, 2017.  ^ a b c A loirinha chegou lá Veja. March 17, 2015 ^ a b c Apartamento XuxaMarch 17, 2015 ^ " Xuxa
Xuxa
perde ação na Justiça por falta de pagamento de aluguel". Terra Networks. Retrieved October 27, 2017.  ^ a b c Will Xuxa
Xuxa
spell success on American TV?March 17, 2015 ^ "Xuxa". People. Retrieved October 27, 2017.  ^ " Xuxa
Xuxa
en USA". Semana.com. Retrieved October 27, 2017.  ^ Angélica e Xuxa
Xuxa
na dança dos milhões March 17, 2015 ^ Brandy's House March 17, 2015 ^ Xou da Xuxa
Xou da Xuxa
da Rede Globo
Rede Globo
completa 30 anos March 17, 2015 ^ a b c Xuxa, la reina está triste March 17, 2015 ^ A Miami
Miami
do Brasil March 17, 2015 ^ Mansão da Xuxa
Xuxa
( Miami
Miami
Beach) March 17, 2015 ^ Passeio mostra mansão da Xuxa
Xuxa
March 17, 2015 ^ Passeio de barco em Miami
Miami
e as mansões dos famosos March 17, 2015 ^ Waterfront Home on Miami’s Star Island Asks $65 Million March 17, 2015 ^ Revista Caras N°752 6 de Junio de 1996 March 17, 2015 ^ EL HIJO DE XUXA March 17, 2015 ^ La vida privada de Xuxa, motivo de debate público en todo Brasil March 17, 2015 ^ Lar's Empreendimentos Ltda. March 17, 2015 ^ Dona do Parque da Xuxa
Xuxa
é condenada por forjar flagrante March 17, 2015 ^ Xuxa
Xuxa
passa o Natal com Szafir e SashaMarch 17, 2015 ^ O desabafo de Xuxa
Xuxa
March 17, 2015 ^ Um passeio, em fotos, por Celebration March 17, 2015 ^ Garota morre após passar mal na DisneyMarch 17, 2015 ^ Tragédia na Disney – Menina de 11 anos morre em passeio com Xuxa e SashaMarch 17, 2015 ^ MENINA BRASILEIRA MORRE EM PARQUE DA DISNEYMarch 17, 2015 ^ Zapping: Xuxa
Xuxa
fica abalada com morte de amiga de SashaMarch 17, 2015 ^ Incêndio na cobertura de XuxaMarch 17, 2015 ^ Xuxa
Xuxa
completa 40 anosMarch 17, 2015 ^ Xuxa
Xuxa
sobre rompimento com Marlene Mattos: 'Ela falava por mim. Me revoltei'March 17, 2015 ^ Brazilian Superstar Xuxa
Xuxa
Claims That Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson
Wanted To Marry HerMarch 17, 2015 ^ a b Quem SomosMarch 17, 2015 ^ Xuxa
Xuxa
inaugura em São Paulo
São Paulo
parque de R$ 15 milhõesMarch 17, 2015 ^ a b O Mundo de XuxaMarch 17, 2015 ^ Xuxa
Xuxa
põe Casa Rosa à vendaMarch 17, 2015 ^ Conheça as mansões milionárias de algumas celebridadesMarch 17, 2015 ^ XUXA APRESENTA SUA MANSÃO E A VIDA CASEIRA NO DOMINGO ESPETACULARMarch 17, 2015 ^ Xuxa
Xuxa
deve se mudar para condomínio na Barra, diz jornalMarch 17, 2015 ^ Dona de parque da Xuxa
Xuxa
é condenada por forjar flagrante em SP. March 17, 2015 ^ Empresa de Xuxa
Xuxa
perde ação na Justiça por falta de pagamento de aluguel. March 17, 2015 ^ Xuxa
Xuxa
perde processo por falta de pagamento de aluguel. March 17, 2015 ^ Xuxa
Xuxa
fica morena por R$ 2 milhões. March 17, 2015 ^ Band deve indenizar Xuxa
Xuxa
por divulgação de foto. March 17, 2015 ^ Galeria. March 17, 2015 ^ As 8 ilhas brasileiras mais caras à venda. March 17, 2015 ^ Xuxa
Xuxa
compra uma casa em Angra dos Reis. March 17, 2015 ^ http://veja.abril.com.br/entretenimento/record-e-condenada-a-pagar-r-100-000-para-xuxa/. March 17, 2015 ^ Após 30 anos, Xuxa
Xuxa
deixa Globo e fecha com Record. March 17, 2015 ^ Xuxa
Xuxa
deixa a Globo definitivamente e fecha contrato com a Record. March 17, 2015 ^ Parque O Mundo da Xuxa
Xuxa
será fechado em São Paulo. March 17, 2015 ^ Parque da Mônica vai reabrir no lugar de O Mundo da Xuxa
Xuxa
ainda neste ano. March 17, 2015 ^ Xuxa
Xuxa
assina com Record e critica censura da Globo: "Era tudo não pode, não pode". March 17, 2015 ^ Saiba quanto Xuxa
Xuxa
vai ganhar na Record. March 17, 2015 ^ Xuxa
Xuxa
grava comercial da Espaçolaser com Junno Andrade. March 17, 2015 ^ Os negócios da rainha. March 17, 2015 ^ Xuxa
Xuxa
é sócia da maior rede de clínicas de depilação a laser do país. March 17, 2015 ^ Sucesso nos mercados, Xuxa
Xuxa
Meneghel fatura mais de R$ 200 milhões só em 2016. March 17, 2015 ^ Empresa de festas infantis da Xuxa
Xuxa
cresce 50% em um ano. March 17, 2015 ^ Xuxa
Xuxa
completa 50 anos nesta quarta; veja altos e baixos da vida da 'rainha'. March 17, 2015 ^ Quem são as mulheres mais poderosas (e bilionárias) do mundo. March 17, 2015 ^ 5 Cifras Sobre A Vida Da Xuxa
Xuxa
Que Deixam Os Prêmios Da Mega-Sena No Chinelo. March 17, 2015 ^ Confirmado: Xuxa
Xuxa
está fora da Rede Globo. March 17, 2015 ^ "Xuxa, o Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson
brasileiro". Marcelo Camacho. August 5, 1998. p. Veja. Archived from the original on October 5, 2013. Retrieved September 9, 2013.  ^ "Children's TV host Xuxa
Xuxa
gives birth to girl". July 28, 1998. p. Reading Eagle. Retrieved September 10, 2013.  ^ "Luiza Brunet posta foto do fundo do baú de Xuxa
Xuxa
com Pelé
Pelé
em Paris". Retratos da Vida. August 12, 2013. p. Extra. Retrieved September 9, 2013.  ^ " Xuxa
Xuxa
declara amor por Ayrton Senna" (in Portuguese). October 25, 2010. p. Record. Retrieved September 26, 2013.  ^ " Ayrton Senna
Ayrton Senna
fala no ouvido de Xuxa
Xuxa
o que quer ganhar de Natal". TV iG. iG. Retrieved March 27, 2013.  ^ "No dia em que Ayrton Senna
Ayrton Senna
faria 53 anos, Xuxa
Xuxa
posta: 'Saudades'". March 21, 2013. p. Ego. Retrieved September 9, 2013.  ^ "Brazilian Superstar Xuxa
Xuxa
Claims That Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson
Wanted To Marry Her". Anderson Antunes. May 23, 2012. p. Forbes. Retrieved November 9, 2012.  ^ " Xuxa
Xuxa
publica foto ao lado de Michael Jackson: "Chorei como criança"". iG Gente. August 14, 2012. p. iG. Retrieved November 9, 2012.  ^ " Xuxa
Xuxa
e Junno Andrade dançam e trocam beijos no palco do TV Xuxa". September 9, 2013. p. CARAS. Retrieved September 23, 2013.  ^ " Xuxa
Xuxa
Meneghel tira cidadania italiana e planeja viagem". Caras. Uol. Retrieved March 27, 2013.  ^ "Dona Alda, a mãe de Xuxa, vai para Argentina
Argentina
fazer cirurgia no cérebro". p. Yahoo!. Retrieved October 30, 2013. 

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Discography Filmography

Studio albums

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e Seus Amigos Xou da Xuxa Xegundo Xou da Xuxa Xou da Xuxa
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3 4º Xou da Xuxa Xuxa
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5 Xou da Xuxa
Xou da Xuxa
Seis Xou da Xuxa
Xou da Xuxa
Sete Xuxa Sexto Sentido Luz No Meu Caminho Tô de Bem com a Vida Boas Notícias Só Faltava Você Xuxa
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2000 Só Para Baixinhos Só Para Baixinhos 2 Só Para Baixinhos 3 Só Para Baixinhos 4 Circo Festa Só Para Baixinhos 7 Só Para Baixinhos 8 Natal Mágico Baixinhos, Bichinhos e Mais Sustentabilidade É Pra Dançar ABC do XSPB

International Albums

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Xuxa
1 Xuxa
Xuxa
2 Xuxa
Xuxa
3 Todos sús Éxitos Talk
Talk
to Me El Pequeño Mundo Xuxa
Xuxa
Dance El Mundo és de los Dos Solamente para Bajitos

Soundtracks

Super Xuxa
Xuxa
Contra Baixo Astral Lua de Cristal Xuxa
Xuxa
Requebra Xuxa
Xuxa
e os Duendes Xuxa e os Duendes
Xuxa e os Duendes
2: No Caminho das Fadas Xuxinha e Guto Contra os Monstros do Espaço

Compilations

Clube da Criança Karaokê da Xuxa Carnaval dos Baixinhos Paradão dos Baixinhos Baby Mania Xuxa
Xuxa
10 Anos Xuxa Hits
Xuxa Hits
Vol.1 Xuxa Hits
Xuxa Hits
Vol.2 Arraiá da Xuxa Pérolas Coleção Xou da Xuxa

Filmography

Love Strange Love Fuscão Preto O Trapalhão na Arca de Noé Os Trapalhões e o Mágico de Oróz Os Trapalhões no Reino da Fantasia Super Xuxa
Xuxa
Contra Baixo Astral A Princesa Xuxa
Xuxa
e os Trapalhões Lua de Cristal O Mistério de Robin Hood Gaúcho Negro Xuxa
Xuxa
Requebra Xuxa
Xuxa
Popstar Xuxa
Xuxa
e os Duendes Xuxa e os Duendes
Xuxa e os Duendes
2: No Caminho das Fadas Xuxa
Xuxa
Abracadabra Xuxa
Xuxa
e o Tesouro da Cidade Perdida Xuxinha e Guto Contra os Monstros do Espaço Xuxa
Xuxa
Gêmeas Xuxa
Xuxa
em Sonho de Menina Xuxa
Xuxa
em O Mistério de Feiurinha

Television

National

Clube da Criança Xou da Xuxa Bobeou Dançou Paradão da Xuxa Xuxa Xuxa
Xuxa
Park Xuxa
Xuxa
Hits Planeta Xuxa Xuxa
Xuxa
no Mundo da Imaginação TV Xuxa Xuxa
Xuxa
Meneghel Dancing Brasil

International

El Show de Xuxa Xuxa
Xuxa
Park Xuxa Mundo da Xuxa

Special

Xuxa
Xuxa
Especial de Natal Xuper Star Planeta Verão Conexão Xuxa Xuxa
Xuxa
e as Noviças

Videos

Xou da Xuxa Xou da Xuxa
Xou da Xuxa
2 Momentos Especiais Danza de Xuxa Funtastic Birthday Party Celebration with Cheech Marin Sexto Sentido: O Xou Só Para Baixinhos Só Para Baixinhos 2 Só Para Baixinhos 3 Só Para Baixinhos 4 Circo Festa Xuxa
Xuxa
O Show Só Para Baixinhos 7 Xuxa
Xuxa
Festa ao Vivo XSPB 8 Natal Mágico XSPB 10: Baixinhos, Bichinhos e Muito + XSPB 11 Show de Natal da Xuxa XSPB 12 XSPB 13

Tours

Xou da Xuxa
Xou da Xuxa
87 Xou da Xuxa
Xou da Xuxa
88 Xou da Xuxa
Xou da Xuxa
89 Xou da Xuxa
Xou da Xuxa
90 Xuxa
Xuxa
91 Xuxa
Xuxa
92 (Curar el Mundo) Sexto Sentido Tô de Bem com a Vida CarnaXuxa Arraiá da Xuxa Boas Notícias Só para Baixinhos : O Show Tour Xuxa
Xuxa
Circo Xuxa
Xuxa
Festa Natal Mágico Tour

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 13962780 LCCN: n92035850 GND: 119283549 MusicBrainz: cf07508b-4762-4650-990a-23376e023

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