Marilia Mendonça Biography – Marilia Mendonça Wiki
Marilia Mendonça (born Marília Dias Mendonça) was a Brazilian singer and songwriter. She was nominated for a Latin Grammy nomination for best sertaneja music album for 2017’s Realidade. She won the award in the same category two years later for her 2019 album “Em Todos os Cantos”. She was nominated for the same award this year for her album “Patroas”.
The rising star, who was part of the group Patroas, performed Brazilian country music known as sertanejo. She started her career as a teenager, and became a national star in 2016 with a hit about infidelity. She was known as the country’s “Queen of Suffering”. In 2020, she was the most listened to artist in Brazil on Spotify.
Marilia Mendonça Age
Marília Dias Mendonça was born on July 22, 1995, in Cristianópolis, Goiás, Brazil. She died on November 5, 2021, in Piedade de Caratinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil. She was 26 years old.
Marilia Mendonça Children
She had a two-year-old son called Leo.
Marilia Mendonça Death
Brazilian singer Marilia Mendonça died on November 5, 2021, at the age of 26 in a plane crash north of Rio de Janeiro. Four other people also died in the accident in a rural area in south-eastern Minas Gerais state. Her death was confirmed by her management in a statement on social media: “It is with immense regret that we confirm the death of singer Marilia Mendonça, her producer Henrique Ribeiro, her uncle and advisor Abicieli Silveira Dias Filho, the airplane pilot and co-pilot, who we will not reveal their names at this moment.
The plane took off from Santa Genoveva airport in Goiânia to Caratinga/Minas Gerais, where Marilia was set to perform at a concert on Friday evening. This is the information we have at the moment.”
After her death was confirmed, Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, wrote on Twitter: “The whole country receives in shock the news of the passing of the young country singer Marília Mendonça, one of the greatest artists of her generation, who with her unique voice, charisma and music won the affection and admiration of all of us.”
Singer Anitta shared a tribute for her late friend on Instagram. She wrote: “Yesterday I told you that I love you. YESTERDAY. After, once again, you exalt me and put me up there without fear cuz you know how bad-ss you are. My God. I can’t believe this happened. Why this accident, my God???? I have no reaction.
“One of the most good, generous, funny women. That friend who accepts EVERYTHING. You don’t envy anyone. I admire you so much, my God. An example of all the good. My God, why? I just can’t. This year is really very difficult for our country. What a loss, sir, what a loss. I’m devastated. @mariliamendoncacantora For the family, I’m here for ANYTHING you need. For your little son Leo, my God. #RIP WE WILL NEVER FORGET YOU.
Marilia Mendonça Cause of Death
The “Infiel” singer died in a plane crash by a waterfall in Piedade de Caratinga, in Vale do Rio Doce. The cause of the crash remains unknown, and the government is leading an investigation.
Marilia Mendonça Net Worth
She had an estimated net worth of $15 million.
Marilia Mendonça Instagram
Marilia Mendonça’s Instagram handle is @mariliamendoncacantora.