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Ana Malhoa
Ana Sofia Lopes Malhoa

(1979-08-06) August 6, 1979 (age 44)
São Sebastião da Pedreira, Lisbon, Portugal
Other names
  • Queen of Portuguese Pop
  • Queen of "Pimba" Music
  • Lil' Queen of Reggaeton
  • La Bomba
  • La Makina
  • Turbinada
  • Ampulheta
Occupation Singer-songwriter, actress, tv host, businesswoman
Years active 1985–present
Spouse(s) Jorge Moreira (m. 1998-2016)
Children Índia Malhoa Moreira (b. 1999)
Musical career
Instruments Vocals

Ana Sofia Lopes Malhoa Moreira known as Ana Malhoa (born August 6, 1979) is a Portuguese singer-songwriter, TV host, actress and businesswoman. She started her career performing with her father José Malhoa, a popular Portuguese singer, in 1985. With her father, she released seven extended plays between 1986 and 1995. At age of 15 she was cast the host of the children's variety show Buéréré, releasing albums with platinum status and becoming a pop icon in the lusophone countries. In 2000, she released her first studio album, and since then she is the best selling pop artist in Portugal, with sales of over 635,000 copies.

Early life

Ana Malhoa was born in Lisbon on August 6, 1979, daughter of popular singer José Malhoa and Angelina Lopes. She has four half brothers of different mothers and two brothers of different father. She was raised by her stepmother Rosa, who died in 2012, at age of 73. She completed the secondary education as a pop star. The biological mother of Ana, Angelina Lopes, became pregnant of José Malhoa when he was already married to Rosa Malhoa. Three months after giving birth to Ana Malhoa, Angelina Lopes died. At age of 12, Ana found a photo album of Angelina and find out that Rosa was not her biological mother.

In 1998 she married her teenage boyfriend Jorge Moreira (b. 1976) She was married till 2016. She gave birth to their first child, Índia Malhoa, in 1999. Índia is also a singer in Portugal. In 2021 she started dating the portuguese tenor Rudi Ramos with whom she is expected to marry in the summer.


Studio albums
  • Ana Malhoa (2000)
  • Por Amor (2001)
  • Eu (2003)
  • Eu Sou Latina (2004)
  • Nada Me Pára (2007)
  • Exótica (2008)
  • Caliente (2011)
  • Azucar (2013)
  • Superlatina (2015)
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Ana Malhoa performing at Peter González Festival in Vila do Porto, Azores, 2010


Year Title Role Notes
1988 O Grande Pagode Host
1989 Natal dos Hospitais 1989 Host
1994 Parabéns (RTP) Herself Episódio: "1º de janeiro de 1994"
1994–98 Buéréré Host
1995 Big Show SIC Host
1995 Globos de Ouro 1995 Host
1996–99 Super Buéréré Host
1996 Globos de Ouro 1996 Host
1997 Globos de Ouro 1997 Host
1998 Globos de Ouro 1998 Host
1999 Globos de Ouro 1999 Host
2002 Domingo Fantástico Host
2008 Luar Herself Episódio: "9 de maio de 2008"
2008 VIP Manicure Herself Episódio: #4
2013 Destinos Cruzados Herself Episódios: #12 e #13
2019 Golpe de Sorte Herself

See also

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