Nelly Josefina Biography
Nelly Josefina is an American who is well known for being the wife of Johnny Ventura who is a Singer, bandleader, lawyer, politician, and author.
Her husband previously was a Dominican singer and bandleader of merengue and salsa. He also served as vice mayor of Santo Domingo from 1994 to 1998, and as mayor of Santo Domingo from 1998 to 2002. In 1998, Ventura was elected mayor of Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic. In addition, during their fiftieth wedding anniversary, she stated that her parents were against her marriage to Johnny Ventura because he is a musician.
In 1962 he sang with Combo Caribe of Luis Pérez, with whom he recorded Cuidado Con el Cubero, of which he was the author, and La Agarradera, of Luis Pérez. It was with this band that he recorded his first LP consisting of 12 songs. In 1963, Johnny Ventura was recruited by the musical director Papa Molina to join La Super Orquesta San José, where he was the director at that time. He joined as a singer and as a player of the güira. For two years Ventura was part of La Super Orquesta with stars such as Vinicio Franco and Grecia Aquino. Although no records remain of this group, this period was a landmark in his career.
In 1964, the Cuban impresario Angel Guinea insisted on Johnny Ventura create his own orchestra, the “Combo Show” which is known as an important part of the history of popular Dominican music. In 1965, with his orchestra, Ventura recorded for the Fonogram label the albums La Coquetona, La Resbalosa, and El Turun Tun Tun. In 1967 he traveled to the United States, where he immediately became a star. He is credited with the song “La Muerte de Martin”, with the voice of Luisito Martí, the Combo Show made their first golden record with Ah..! Yo No Se… No (1971).
Nelly Josefina Net Worth
Josefina has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $7 Million
Nelly Josefina Salary
Josefina earns a salary of about $47,000-$120,000.
Nelly Josefina Age
Josefina likes to keep her personal life private hence she has not disclosed her age. However, this information will be updated when available.
Nelly Josefina Height and Weight
Josefina stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches tall. However, information about her weight will be updated when available.
Nelly Josefina Family
Josefina has not revealed the name of her father or that of her stepmother as she likes to keep her personal life private. However, information about her parents and siblings is not avail
Nelly Josefina Husband
Josefina has been married to Johnny Ventura since October 27, 1970. Together the couple has been blessed with two children namely Jandy Ventura, Erudi Andreina Ventura. Her husband Nelly Josefina passed on 28 July 2021 while aged 81.