Chita Rivera

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Dolores Conchita Figueroa del Rivero
  • Birth Place: Washington, DC
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/23/1933, Aquarius
  • Profession: Actor; dancer; singer
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Chita Rivera Fast Facts:
  • Attended the School of American Ballet.
  • Broke her leg in 12 places in a 1986 car accident.
  • Onetime mother-in-law to actor Donnie Kehr, who married and later divorced her daughter Lisa Mordente.
  • Was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2009.
  • Chita Rivera Relationships:
  • Lisa Mordente - Daughter
  • Katherine Anderson del Rivero - Mother
  • Pedro Julio Figueroa - Father
  • Tony Mordente - Ex-husband
  • Chita Rivera Awards:
  • 1986 Tony: Actress (Musical) - Nominee
  • 1983 Tony: Actress (Musical) - Nominee
  • 1961 Tony: Actress, Supporting or Featured (Musical) - Nominee
  • 1981 Tony: Actress (Musical) - Nominee
  • 1976 Tony: Actress (Musical) - Nominee
  • 2003 Tony: Actress (Featured Role--Musical) - Nominee
  • 1993 Tony: Actress (Musical) - Winner
  • 2006 Tony: Actress (Musical) - Nominee
  • 1984 Tony: Actress (Musical) - Winner

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