Legendary Filipino-singer Claire dela Fuente passed away in March 2021. Following her death, her son confirmed the news. After the tragedy, all the attention was directed towards her family and her career. So, scroll down this article to learn more about her husband and kids.
Her Cause Of Death
On 30 March 2021, Claire dela Fuente took her last breath. As reported, she suffered Cardiac arrest which took her life. The news of her death was confirmed by her son in a video interview with ABS-CBN entertainment. The video was posted on the Twitter page.
As her son confirmed that Claire died from cardiac arrest that was believed to be… cause(ed) by her stress and anxiety. Later, he also confirmed that his mother dealt with anxiety, hypertension, and diabetes.
Claire dela Fuente stood tall at an average height of 5 feet 3 inches (1.60 meters). Whereas, she weighed not more than 74 kilograms (163 lbs).
Claire dela Fuente Parents, Siblings
Claire dela Fuente was born on 28 December 1958 in her hometown of Manila, Philippines. While her parents played a very important role in her life and successful career, she shared almost no details regarding her father and her mother.
Furthermore, Claire preferred keeping her lips sealed about her early life in her hometown. Along with details about her parents, she also didn’t share anything about her possible siblings.
Claire dela Fuente Net Worth
One recognized as the sweetest voice in Asia, Claire dela Fuente accumulated a total net worth of $1.5 million.
Claire started her career as a singer at an early age. But only at the age of 15, she earned major recognition after winning the grand prize in a singing competition that she joined. While her career as a singer was thriving, she was attending the University of the East where she studied accounting.
Furthermore, Claire landed her first commercial gig as a singer of a jingle for Hope cigarette. Her relationship with UE Alumni and judge of the contest George Canseco earned her the commercial which earned her fame for its “imported” sound.
Her talent earned her the title of The Karen Carpenter of the Philippines. After music, she ventured into a career as a businesswoman. She also founded Dela Fuente’s grill and seafood restaurant at Macapagal Avenue in Pasay City.
Later, the restaurant expanded and created several other outlets in Ortigas, Pasig, and the Mall of Asia. Along with that, she joined hands with a Thai Chef and A Davao City-based businesswoman and established Asian Noodle Co.
Along with the food business, Claire also turned to a bus firm known as Philippine Corinthian Liner Corporation (PCLC). The domestic corporation engaged with transport and shuttle services, business carriers also manufactured and repaired vehicular parts and accessories.
Furthermore, Claire was elected as president of the Integrated Metro Bus Operators Association (IMBOA).
In 2020, Claire made headlines due to tax evasion of $33 million. She was ordered to pay a $1000 fine as it rejected her defense that she did not participate in the management and operation of the bus company.
The court also agreed with the Bureau of Internal Revenue that filed the complaint of failure of the company to pay the taxes of $33 million from 1998 to 2004.
Claire dela Fuente Son
Claire dela Fuente is the mother of two sons; Gregorio Angelo de Guzman and Mickey. In 2020, the singer again made it to the news as she defended her son, Gregorio for the alleged death of a flight attendant Christine Dacera.
Gregorio was tagged along with 10 others as suspects. Claire spoke to ABS-CBN News and expressed her deepest sympathy towards the mother of the victim, Sharon Dacera.
Claire defended her son and even claimed that it was Gregorio who attempted CPR on Christine Dacera. She and her lawyer supported her son and boasted that her son was not in the hiding. On top of that, she also confirmed that her son was gay and he couldn’t have done that.
Moreover, Gregorio was born in 1986. Whereas, Claire’s other son, Gracielo AKA Mickey was in 1996. Gregorio attended and graduated with a BA degree in English Literature from the Ateneo de Manila University in Manila, Philippines.
Claire dela Fuente Husband
Claire dela Fuente married her husband, Moises de Guzman with whom she shared her love for the food. The singer was 19 when she and Moises tied the knots. She married a man ten years her senior. In December of 2006, her beloved husband and friend of 28 years, Moises passed away after a five-month struggle with cancer.
Claire dela Fuente Daughter
While people highly searched for Claire dela Fuente’s daughter, she didn’t have one.
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Last modified: March 30, 2021