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Lila Downs Net Worth

Lila Downs Net Worth is
$8 Million

Lila Downs Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Ana Lila Downs Sánchez, best known as Lila Downs (born September 9, 1968) is a Mexican-American singer-songwriter and actress. She performs her own compositions as well as tapping into Mexican traditional and popular music. She also incorporates indigenous Mexican influences and has recorded songs in many indigenous languages such as Mixtec, Zapotec, Mayan, Nahuatl and P'urhepecha (Tarascan). Born and raised in Oaxaca, she primarily studied at the Institute of Arts by Oaxaca and briefly attended University of Minnesota, before withdrawing to focus on her musical career. She soon began performing in the traditional music scene of Oaxaca City.Her first album, Ofrenda, was released in 1994. In 1999, Downs came to prominence with her debut studio album, La Sandunga, which was a critical and commercial success. She achieved international success in 2001 with the album Border which emerged in the music scene of Mexico and Latin America in the early 2000s (decade). Lila's seventh album, Pecados y Milagros (2011), topped album charts in most major markets and generated chart-topping world music albums. Her eighth album is planned for release in 2014.Downs began performing in school, demonstrating her vocal ability with traditional music, Latin and American influences, and with her own original twist on dancing. Downs, a native Spanish speaker, also speaks fluent Mixtec and English. Downs through her activism has gone through great lengths to preserve the Mixtec language as well as many other Indigenous Mexican languages.Influenced by Chavela Vargas, Mercedes Sosa, Lucha Villa, and Amparo Ochoa, Lila Downs is recognized for her flamboyant, diverse and outré contributions to the music industry through her traditional and authentic fashion, the majority of which are based around Mexico's indigenous peoples' styles, cultures and heritages, which show through her performances and music videos. Her achievements include one Grammy Awards and two Latin Grammy Awards.Besides her musical career, she involves herself with humanitarian causes and political activism, especially dealing with issues of Latin America's indigenous.
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IMDB Wikipedia

Date Of BirthSeptember 19, 1968
Place Of BirthTlaxiaco, Oaxaca, Mexico
ProfessionSoundtrack, Actress, Composer
Star SignVirgo
#Quote
1I've learned to respect the mysterious force of music, and been humbled by it. It's such an important vehicle to learn and appreciate who we are, also to forgive and work out matters of emotion and identity.
#Fact
1Adopted a baby boy named Benito Dxuladi Cohen with her boyfriend Paul Cohen. [May 2010]

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Counselor2013performer: "Zapata Se Queda" / writer: "Zapata Se Queda"
Fados2007Documentary performer: "Foi Na Travessa Da Palha"
The Death and Life of Bobby Z2007performer: "Agua De Rosas" / writer: "Agua De Rosas"
Casa de los babys2003performer: "Naela"
The 75th Annual Academy Awards2003TV Special performer: "Burn It Blue"
Kingpin2003TV Mini-Series performer - 1 episode
Frida2002performer: "Alcoba Azul Tango" 2002, "La Borrachita", "La Llorona", "Burn It Blue" 2002
Real Women Have Curves2002performer: "La Niña" / writer: "La Niña"
Tortilla Soup2001performer: "Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps"
Green Stones2001performer: "Cancion mixteca"

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
River of Fundament2014Ranchera Singer
Deseo2013Cantante
Mariachi Gringo2012Sophia
Nuestras mejores canciones2006TV Series 2006
Frida2002Tango Singer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ven a Oaxaca, tienes que vivirlo2014Documentary short original music by
Deseo2013
La hipocresía del deseo2007Documentary short
Tijuana Makes Me Happy2007

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bordertown2006musician: singer

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Miradas 22009-2012TV Series documentaryHerself
Porque las cosas cambian2011Video documentaryHerself
¿Qué fue de tu vida?2010TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Mercedes Sosa, Cantora un viaje íntimo2009DocumentaryHerself
Tales of the Maya Skies2009Documentary shortNarrator
Cirque du Soleil's Poetic Social Mission2009TV Movie documentaryHerself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2009TV SeriesHerself - With Guillermo at the Emmys
One Giant Leap 2: What About Me?2008Video documentaryHerself
Fados2007DocumentaryHerself
¡Pedro Infante vive!2007TV Movie documentaryHerself
El álbum de la semana2006TV SeriesHerself
HermanSIC2006TV SeriesHerself
Hasta el último trago... corazón!2005DocumentaryAs herself
The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo2005TV Movie documentaryFrida Kahlo (voice)
Celebremos México: Hecho en México2005TV Movie documentaryHerself
Lila Downs en concierto2005TV Movie documentaryHerself
Las mañanitas a la virgen de Guadalupe2004TV Movie documentaryHerself
En mi país2004TV MovieHerself
Sabor saber2004TV SeriesHerself
Archivo abierto2004TV SeriesHerself
The 75th Annual Academy Awards2003TV SpecialHerself - Performer:'Burn It Blue'
Toto La MomposinaDocumentary filmingHerself
Hacete de Oliva2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Pura Química2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
El ruiseñor y la noche. Chavela Vargas canta a Lorca2015DocumentaryHerself
Ven a Oaxaca, tienes que vivirlo2014Documentary shortHerself
Santana Corazon: Live from Mexico: Live It to Believe It2014TV Movie documentary
Hecho en México2012DocumentaryHerself
Continuar2009-2012TV SeriesHerself

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2003World Soundtrack AwardWorld Soundtrack AwardsBest Original Song Written for a FilmFrida (2002)

Known for movies


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