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Vicente Fernández
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Birth name Vicente Fernández Gómez
Born February 17, 1940 (1940-02-17) (age 81)
Huentitán el Alto, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Genres Ranchera, Bolero, Ballad
Occupation(s) Singer, actor
Years active 1968–present
Labels Sony Music

Vicente Fernández Gómez (born February 17, 1940) is a retired Mexican singer and actor. He is known as Chente or El Rey De La Canción Ranchera (The King of Ranchera Music). He had sold over 50 million copies worldwide. Fernandez had won seven Latin Grammy Awards and one Grammy Award. His career has spanned for over 35 years until his retirement in 2013.

Fernández was born on February 17, 1940 in Jalisco, Mexico. He had three children including Mexican singer Alejandro Fernández.

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