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Wanessa Camargo Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Career, Net Worth, and More

Wanessa Camargo is a Brazilian singer-songwriter who gained popularity for her musical contributions and hit songs. She is recognized as an actress and producer, notably for her roles in Open Road (2013), High School Musical: O Desafio (2010), and Xuxa e os Duendes (2001).


Age- 41 years

Height- 5 ft 3 in

Weight- 51 kg

Born- 28 December 1982

Birthplace- Goiânia, State of Goiás, Brazil

Spouse-Marcus Buaiz (m. 2007–2022)

Profession-Brazilian singer-songwriter

Nationality- Brazilian


Wanessa Camargo’s parents are Zezé Di Camargo and Zilú Godoy. Wanessa Camargo’s father is a Brazilian sertanejo singer, known for his work in the Brazilian version of the musical Cats and as part of the duo Zezé Di Camargo and Luciano. Her mother is a businesswoman.


Wanessa married Marcus Buaiz, a businessman from Espírito Santo, on May 26, 2007. They have two sons together. José Marcus was born on January 5, 2012, and their second son, João Francisco, was born on June 19, 2014.

Wanessa Camargo husband-children


In 1992, she attended a private school but faced prejudice from both classmates and staff due to her social background.


In 1991, Wanessa started a band with three friends: Kiko, Leandro, and Bruno, who would later form the group KLB. Wanessa was the lead singer while the boys played instruments. Initially called The Fenders, a nod to the guitar brand, they later changed their name to Neon and began performing at clubs and parties, covering songs by artists like Xuxa and Leandro & Leonardo.

At the age of ten, in 1993, Wanessa began studying theater, ballet, tap dance, and eventually picked up street dance. As an adolescent, she took up gymnastics and artistic gymnastics to improve her physical fitness for dancing. Her first theater role came in 1995 in the musical Cats. In 1996, she joined the dance troupe of the duo Zezé Di Camargo and Luciano.In 2000, Wanessa Camargo signed with BMG and released her debut self-titled studio album, selling 150,000 copies and featuring singles like “O Amor não Deixa” and “Eu Posso Te Sentir”. She followed up with her second album also titled Wanessa Camargo in 2001, which spawned singles like “Eu Posso Te Sentir” and “Tanta Saudade”.

Transitioning to television, Wanessa became a presenter for the Young Evening program on Rede Globo TV network in 2002. The track “Sem Querer” from her third album gained recognition in the same year.

Wanessa Camargo career

In 2004, she released her first live album, Transparente Ao Vivo, and joined the cast of the series Sítio do Picapau Amarelo. Signing with Sony in 2005, she shifted to dance-pop with the release of her album W, featuring singles like “Amor, Amor” and “Não Resisto a Nós Dois”.

In 2007, she adopted the stage name Wanessa and released the album Total, highlighted by the track “Me Abrace”. In 2009, she ventured into English music with the single “Fly” featuring Ja Rule and released her sixth album, Meu Momento.In 2010, Wanessa explored electronic music with the EP Você não Perde por Esperar, followed by the English-language album DNA in 2011.

In 2016, after a five-year hiatus from studio albums, Wanessa announced a return to the sertanejo genre. On August 19th of that year, she released her eighth studio album titled 33 for streaming.

Kidnapping Incident and Relocation

At the age of 16 in 1998, Wanessa found herself at the center of a kidnapping attempt. However, the kidnappers mistakenly took her uncle, Welington Camargo, instead, sending the family a piece of his ear. This incident garnered national attention. Despite increased security measures following the incident, Wanessa faced another threat when her school was robbed. Subsequently, her family relocated to Plantation, Florida, United States, for a year to ensure her safety from potential future attacks.

Net Worth

Wanessa’s net worth is estimated to be around $145 million.

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