Katia Aveiro (Full name: Liliana Catia dos Santos Aveiro), popularly goes by her stage name “Katia” – previously as “Ronalda”, is a famous Portuguese singer who is not only a well-known pop singer but also is quite popular among masses as a TV Personality and a businesswoman. Another reason for her popularity is that she is the sister of Cristiano Ronaldo, the renowned Portuguese Footballer. Katia has released many albums including the world-famous “Boom sem parar” and “Latina de Cuerpo y alma”.
Katia Aveiro Bio: Age, Early Life, Siblings, Parents
She was born on October 5, 1977, in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal. She has two brothers and one sister. Her parents are Maria Dolores dos Santos and José Dinis Aveiro. She belongs to a middle-class family. Her father was a worker at a municipal garden, and her mother was a cook.
Despite being raised under the curtains of poverty, she never stops believing in her dreams. She graduated from ‘Dr. Horácio Bento de Gouveia School’ in Madeira. After graduating, she helped her mother in running her restaurant and also did many other part-time jobs in order to help her family.
She grew up with her three siblings, her sister Elma, elder brother Hugo and younger brother Cristiano Ronaldo. Cristiano Ronaldo is a famous football star who has captained the Portuguese national team and has also been a part of the clubs Real Madrid, Manchester United, and currently Juventus. Katia along with her family has been the biggest supporter of Cristiano Ronaldo in becoming one of the greatest footballers of all time. Her sister Elma is also popular for being an Instagram star.
Katia Aveiro Career Details
She embarked on her musical career by releasing her first album “Pronta pra te Amar” in 2005 using the stage name “La Ronalda”. Her music became quite famous among the footballer community and since then she has released many albums and singles including “Esperança” in 2006, and “De Corpo e alma” in 2007. Her music becomes most popular in Portugal. After taking a break, she returns with a new stage name “Katia” and released her new album “Boom sem parar” in 2013, produced under the banners of RedOne who were also responsible for producing music for well-known celebrities such as Lady Gaga, Enrique Iglesias, and Jennifer Lopez.
Her major works include the hit single “Latina de Cuerpo y Alma” released in 2014, “Delicia” released in 2015 and “Pronta pra te Amar” released in 2005, and “Boom sem parar” in 2013. She also wrote the song “Alive in the Hope of Seeing You”, along with her brother Cristiano Ronaldo. The song was dedicated to her father who died in 2005 due to alcohol-related liver conditions. She also released a song dedicating to her brother Cristiano Ronaldo called “Obrigada mano” in 2006.
In 2015, she also attempted to represent her country Portugal at the ‘Eurovision’ song contest in Sweden. Her efforts helped her gain a large fan following on her social media platform.
She has competed in several Reality shows including “Supervivientes” in 2014 and also in the series “Dança com” in 2015. She gained popularity when she competed against Abraham Garcia on Supervivientes: Honduras.
Katia is believed to be single now but was previously married to José Pereira, with whom she has two sons named Rodrigo and Denis. The relationship couldn’t work out with Pereira so she got divorced. She now lives in Lisbon with her two sons. She later dated Cláudio Coelho in 2013 and António Camelier in 2016. In 2019, she announced that she is having a daughter with a Brazilian businessman, Alexandre Bertolucci. She is attached with her family. She is a great fan of Ronaldo and has used the power of social media in defending him against several rumors. She also supported her elder brother, Hugo, when he went through a tough time due to his addiction to drug and alcohol.
Katia Aveiro Social Media Presence
She is also a fitness enthusiast and also posts fitness tips and ideas on her blog. She believes that a gym is a place that purifies her soul. She also has more than 1,000,000 followers on Instagram which are filled with selfies and family pictures.
Fun Facts About Katia Aveiro
After helping her mother in her restaurant, she got inspired and later opened her own restaurant near her home town Funchal named “Cascatas e Girassóis” in 2018. In 2017,Katia with the help of her mother, published a recipe book named ‘Receitas da minha querida mãe’.