Cher is an American singer, actress, and television personality, born on May 20, 1946, in California. She began her career as a singer in the 1960s and later transitioned to film and television. She has won an Academy Award, a Grammy Award, and three Golden Globe Awards. Cher has also been a television host and a fashion icon. She has sold over 100 million records worldwide and is considered one of the greatest entertainers of all time. In addition to her entertainment career, Cher is also an activist and has been involved in various social and political causes, including LGBT rights and HIV/AIDS awareness.