Maria Conchita

Maria Conchita Alonso

María Conchita Alonso (born June 29, 1957) Cienfuegos, Cuba, better known as María Conchita, is a Venezuelan Grammy Award–nominated singer and actress.

María Conchita Alonso was born María Concepción Alonso Bustillo in Cienfuegos, Cuba, the daughter of Ricardo Alonso and Maria Conchita Bustillo. Her family moved to Venezuela when she was five years old, in 1962. She had her first experience in show business when she was crowned Miss Teenager of the World in 1971, and was Miss World/Venezuela in 1975 where she became sixth runner-up in the Miss World pageant won by Puerto Rico’s Wilnelia Merced; she quickly became a top model and a popular singer/actress in Venezuela.