Nana Mouskourim Biography

Published On Feb 24, 2016
Facts of Nana Mouskourim
Date of Birth: 1934 , October-13
Birth Nation: Greece
Name Little Richard
Birth Name Little Richard
Nick Name Little
Father Nigel Allen
Mother Elaine Allen
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Macon, Georgia
Ethnicity Black
Profession Musician
Net Worth $40 million
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Brown
Body Measurements 34-23-33
Breast Size 34
Waist size 23
Hip Size 33
Shoe Size 10(US)
Weight in KG 50 kg
Famous for Musician, songwriter
Married N/A
Married to Joan Rich (m. 2008)
Children Danny Jones Penniman
Divorce N/A
Working For Television
Face Color White
Education McGill University
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
TV Show Goddess of Love
Siblings Amelia Allen, Dan Allen
Salary N/A
Awards N/A
Religion Christianity
Boyfriend Corey Sevier
Neck Size 9.1
Movies Purple People Eater
Special Title Travel writer
Affair with Audrey Robinson
Girlfriend Audrey Robinson
Music Group Big & Rich (Since 1998), Lonestar (1992 – 1998), MuzikMafia (Since 2001)
Sisters Amy
Chest Size 44 in
Books Curbing It
Tattoo(s) 117 pounds
Albums Son of a Preacher Man
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In 1961, Nana got married to Yorgos Petsilas. Yorgos Petsilas is a guitarist of the trio "The Athenians". She also revealed that he is the first man whom she kissed for the first time in her life. As a married couple, she gave birth to two children together. Though she was happily married to him, this married life came to an end in 1975.

Few months later after Nana dissolved her first married life; she fell in love with André Chapelle. André Chapelle is her former sound technician. Though she began her romantic love affairs with him soon after her divorce, she didn't marry him till 2003.  However, they got married on 13th of January 2003 and they are not a happily married couple.

Nana was raised along with her older sister Eugenía in Athens. Both of them have a lovely voice but because of their parent’s financial problem, her father promised to offer music lessons to only one. Though her older sister was better than her, she had remarkable singing voice. She began taking singing lessons since she was 12. In 1950, she joined Conservatoire. During her early musical career, she sang in several night clubs. Her debut album, Epitaphio was released in 1960. She had an outstanding year as a singer during 1960s and 1970s. She is one of the richest female singers with net worth of $280 Million.

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Born in Chania, Crete, Greece

October 13 , 1934

Mouskourim who is also famous as Nana was born as Ioanna Mouskouri in Chania, Crete, Greece to Greek Parents. She is the Greek and French national and is of Greek ethnicity. She is five feet and six inches tall. 

Accepted at the Conservatoire

1950

 In 1950, she joined Conservatoire. During her early musical career, she sang in several night clubs. Initially, she was interested in opera but later she was pursued to jazz music by her friend. She also began singing jazz music in clubs. 

Married to Yorgos Petsilas

1961

In 1961, Nana got married to Yorgos Petsilas. Yorgos Petsilas is a guitarist of the trio "The Athenians". She also revealed that he is the first man whom she kissed for the first time in her life.

First child, Nicolas Petsilas

1968

She became mother for the first time in her life in 1968. She gave birth to her first child that year and that time it was a son and they named him, Nicolas Petsilas. Her first husband Yorgos Petsilas was his father. 

Second child, Hélène (Lénou) Petsilas

1970

She also became mother for the second time in her life and that was in 1970. She and her ex husband, Yorgos Petsilas welcomed their second child together and that time it was a girl and they named her Hélène (Lénou) Petsilas. 

Divorced with Yorgos Petsilas

1975

Though she was happily married to him, this married life came to an end in 1975. The actual reason why they got divorced is unknown. Few months later after Nana dissolved her first married life; she fell in love with André Chapelle. 

Married to André Chapelle

January 13 , 2003

André Chapelle is her former sound technician. Though she began her romantic love affairs with him soon after her divorce, she didn't marry him till 2003.  However, they got married on 13th of January 2003 and they are not a happily married couple.

Received the National Honor of Quebec

May 28 , 2013

Besides her successful musical career, she is also active in social works. She is active in humanitarian work since a long time. For this genuine works, she was honored with National Honor of Quebec in May 2013. 

Was appointed a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador

1993

At the end of 1993, she became a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. Soon after being appointed as a Goodwill Ambassador, she went to Bosnia to draw attention to the plight of children affected by Bosnian war. She is also active in politics.