Cher and Bono were divorced in
Cher has two children, Chastity Bono and
Cher made the change from her singing career into a successful acting career, starring in films including Silkwood, Mask, Suspect, Moonstruck (for which she won the
She rose to prominence in the mid-1960s as half of the pop duo Sonny and Cher, later emerging as a successful solo artist, television star, and later, film actress. In a career that has now surpassed 40 years, Cher has emerged a legendary pop icon who continues to charm audiences around the globe, constantly on the public forefront.
From sequined spectacle to luminous Oscar-winner; TV vamp to Billboard's longest running chart-topper, Cher's success in music, film, television, and on stage qualifies her as one of the most enduring entertainers of our time. In a career defined, and redefined as much by dramatic missteps and spectacular recoveries, the chief constant has been her seemingly limitless determination.
Cher's ability to reinvent herself has allowed her to continue performing and creating successful recordings for more than 35 years. One exception was her alternative-rock album entitled "Not.Commercial (pronounced "Not Dot Com Mercial"). The album was written after a retreat to a poetry class in France; it was rejected by record labels and Cher chose to sell it on her website, with limited success.