Cher's birth name is Cheryl Sarkisian LaPiere. Cher was born on the 20th of May 1946. Her ancestry is enough to explain why she was named Cheryl Sarkisian LaPiere. Her father was an Armenian refugee, and her mother was a cocktail of Cherokee, German, Irish and English descent. Cher is a renowned singer, actress and performer. She has starred in mainstream Hollywood as well, and her performance in the 1987 movie "Moonstruck" won her the academy award. She has even come into sight on the cover of the TIME magazine besides having won several awards including three Golden Globes, an Emmy and a Grammy. Her singles have made it to the number one single on the Billboard chat, in addition she has had twelve get in the Top 10 and twenty two in the Top 40.
Cherilyn Sarkisian LaPiere
Cher was born Cherilyn Sarkisian. She was known as Cher Bono during her Sonny and Cher days