Aurea is a Portuguese singer who released her first single in 2008 titled Okay Alright, and the song was featured as a soundtrack for the Portuguese TV show Morangos com Açúcar. She performed the song to a live audience at the 2008 Morangos Festival, launching her career to a global audience.
As of 2023, Aurea's net worth is estimated to be $1,000,000.
|Given Name||Áurea Isabel Ramos de Sousa|
|Source(s) of Fame||Singer|
|Date of Birth||September 27, 1987|
|Place of Birth||Santiago Di Cacem, Portugal|
Aurea was born and raised in Santiago Do Cacem, Portugal. As a child she spent time in the Algarve region of Portugal where she participated in school plays in an early effort to become an actress. Aurea joined Evora University to study performing arts. While in university, she was introduced to Rui Ribeiro, a Portuguese talent agent and record producer who became instrumental in launching her music career.
Aurea’s first musical release was the 2008 single Okay Alright, which was picked up by a popular Portuguese TV series called Morangos com Açúcar. The song received significant airplay during the summer of 2008 after her performance at an annual festival.
In a 2010 interview, Aurea stated that she perferred to sing in English because soul music was “born” out of the English language. Her musical influences are Aretha Franklin, Joss Stone, Amy Winehouse, and James Morrison.
In 2010, Aurea recorded a single called Busy for Me, a song that’s heavily influenced by old American soul ballads. The song was well-received by audiences and music critics, and led to a performance on a special TV broadcast.
The music video for Busy for Me came out in 6 August, 2010 and was directed by Ricardo Reis. Aurea collaborated with Rui Ribeiro to compose 9 songs that were featured in her first album titled Aurea. The album combined both pop and soul genres and borrows from a wide range of musical influences.
Aurea describes her music as eclectic and hopes to create records that stand out from traditional stereotypes of soul music.
Aurea was nominated by Lux Magazine for Personality of the Year in 2010, which she won. In 2011 she won a Golden Globes (Portugal) award for Best Individual Performer.
Aurea won an MTV Europe Music Award for Best Portuguese Act in 2011. She has also received a Portuguese Television award for Best Music.
Aurea is unmarried. She was involved in a romantic relationship with Ricardo Oliver’s between 2019 and 2020.
It is not clear whether she is currently dating but we will update this page if and when this information becomes available.
Aurea is active in social media. She uses Facebook to connect with her fans and to post content about her music and also to discuss other issues that are important to her.
Aurea is a Portuguese singer with a net worth of $1 million. Her first single, Okay Alright, was released in 2008 and gained significant airplay following a performance at the Morangos Festival. Her song was also picked up by a Portuguese soap opera called Morangos com Açúcar.