Alaska is a Spanish-Mexican singer, songwriter, DJ, and television personality who was one of the founding members of the La Movida Madrileña, the cultural and artistic movement that followed the end of Francoist Spain. She was also in the bands Kaka de Luxe, Alaska y Los Pegamoides, Alaska y Dinarama and Fangoria. Alaska has collaborated on the soundtracks of The Killer Tongue (La Lengua Asesina) with Robert Englund, The Bear Cub (Cachorro), Bandid Lover (Amante Bandido) in Miguel Bosé’s Papito, etc. Born Olvido Gara Jova on June 13, 1963 in Mexico, Distrito Federal, Mexico, to parents América Jova Godoy and Manuel Gara López, she has a sister Berta and brother Manuel. She has been married to Mario Vaquerizo since 1999.
Alaska Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 13 June 1963
Birth Place: Mexico City, Mexico
Home Town: Madrid, Spain
Birth Name: Olvido Gara Jova
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, Record producer, Actress, Disc jockey, Television personality, Businesswoman
Nationality: Spanish, Mexican
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Alaska Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 128 lbs (Approx.)
Weight in Kilogram: 58 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 0¼”
Height in Meters: 1.53 m
Body Build/Type: Average
Body Measurements: Not available
Breast Size: Not available
Waist Size: Not available
Hips Size: Not available
Bra Size/Cup Size: Not available
Feet/Shoe Size: Not available
Dress Size: Not available
Alaska Family Details:
Father: Manuel Gara López
Mother: América Jova Godoy
Spouse/Husband: Mario Vaquerizo (m. 1999)
Children: Not yet
Siblings: Manuel Gara (Brother), Berta Gara (Sister)
Music groups: Fangoria (Since 1989), Alaska y Dinarama (1983-1989), Alaska y Los Pegamoides (1979-1982), Kaka de Luxe (1977-1978)
Movies: Pepi, Luci, Bom and Other Girls Like Mom, Airbag, Rapture
*She was born on June 13, 1963 in Mexico, Distrito Federal, Mexico.
*Her father was a Spaniard exiled during the Spanish Civil War and her mother a Cuban exiled by Castro.
*One of the founding members of the La Movida Madrileña.
*Alaska and Nacho Canut formed a band, Fangoria in 1989.
*She was a big fan of artists such as Lou Reed or T-Rex, but David Bowie was her biggest influence.
*Follow her on Instagram.