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Currently, Fernando Botero is 90 years, 9 months and 9 days old. Fernando Botero will celebrate 91rd birthday on a Wednesday 19th of April 2023. Below we countdown to Fernando Botero upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||Fernando Botero|
|Age||88 years old|
|Born||April 19, 1932 (Medellin, Colombia)|
Fernando Botero’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.
Fernando Botero was born in the Year of the Monkey. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Monkey thrive on having fun. They’re energetic, upbeat, and good at listening but lack self-control. They like being active and stimulated and enjoy pleasing self before pleasing others. They’re heart-breakers, not good at long-term relationships, morals are weak. Compatible with Rat or Dragon.
Figurative Painter and Sculptor whose uniquely styled works included "Abu Ghraib" and "Woman with Fruit." His sculptures and paintings were noteworthy for their subjects' exaggerated proportions.
He began his career by publishing his illustrations in the El Colombiano daily paper. He gave his first exhibit in 1948, and his first one-man show was Galería Leo Matiz in 1951 in Bogotá.
His sculptures from 1963 to 1964 were made with acrylic resin and sawdust because he couldn't afford bronze.
He had three children with his first wife, Gloria Zea, who served as the Colombian Minister of Culture. Following his divorce from Zea, Botero had another child with Cecilia Zambrano and later married Sophia Vari.
He was influenced by Diego Rivera.