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Benatar performing in 2007
Patricia Mae Andrzejewski

(1953-01-10) January 10, 1953 (age 69)
  • Dennis Benatar
    (m. 1972; div. 1979)
  • Neil Giraldo
    (m. 1982)
  • Haley Giraldo
  • Hana Giraldo
Musical career
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • musician
  • Vocals
  • acoustic guitar
Years active 1972–present
  • Chrysalis
  • CMC International
  • Bel Chiasso

Patricia Mae Benatar (née Andrzejewski; born January 10, 1953) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and four-time Grammy Award winner. She has two RIAA-certified multi-platinum albums, five platinum albums, three gold albums, and 15 Billboard Top 40 singles, including the Top 10 hits "Hit Me with Your Best Shot", "Love Is a Battlefield", "We Belong", and "Invincible".

Personal life

Pat Benatar married her high school sweetheart Dennis Benatar at the age of 19 in 1972, but the couple divorced in 1979. She has been married to her second husband, guitarist Neil Giraldo, since 1982. They have two daughters and live in Los Angeles, California.

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