Gustavo Cerati : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Death

Gustavo Cerati was an Argentine singer-songwriter, composer and producer know all about his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Death

Name Gustavo Cerati
Birthdate ( Age) 11 August 1959
Place of Birth Barracas, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Marital Status  Married
Wife/Partner Cecilia Amenábar (m. 1992–2002), Belén Edwards (m. 1987–1989)
Children Benito Cerati, Lisa Cerati
Father Name not Known
Mother Name not Known
Profession Argentine singer-songwriter, composer and producer
Net Worth $2 Million
Last Update August 2021

Gustavo Adrián Cerati  was an Argentine singer-songwriter, composer and producer, considered one of the most important and influential figures of Ibero-American rock.Cerati along with his band Soda Stereo, were one of the most popular and influential rock and pop groups of the 1980s and ’90s.

On 15 May 2010, Cerati suffered a massive stroke in Caracas following a concert; the stroke left him in a coma, and four years later, on 4 September 2014, Cerati died of cardiac arrest in Buenos Aires aged 55.He and his band had intended to go to a show-after-party at the rock club Moulin Rouge, located on Francisco Solano López Avenue in the Sabana Grande area of Caracas but his symptoms started developing backstage, right after his last performance concluded.

Early Life and Family

Cerati was born on 11 August 1959 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He grew up in a middle class household; his paternal family was of Lombard descent and his maternal family was of Irish origin. His father was an accountant and regularly traveled abroad. From his early memories he had an idyllic love of the sun and nature. Cerati’s first passion was art and in elementary school he drew comics and created his own comic book characters.

By the age of 13, he formed a trio and started playing at house parties and in the local Catholic school, where he eventually joined the choir.Cerati was a good student until his third year of junior high school when he met a fellow student who, like himself, was into rock and roll.

Gustavo Cerati Wife

Cerati’s first wife was Belén Edwards, an Argentine designer whom he married in 1987 and divorced in 1989. In 1992 he married the Chilean model, actress, and singer Cecilia Amenábar. Their marriage lasted for ten years and they had two children Benito Cerati Amenábar, also a singer and musician, and Lisa Cerati Amenábar.

After his divorce from Cecilia Amenábar, Cerati dated the Argentine model Deborah del Corral,ex-girlfriend of Soda Stereo drummer Charly Alberti in the 1990s. She also sang in Alberti’s side project Plum.In 2008 Cerati started dating the Argentine actress Leonora Balcarce. While they broke up in late 2009, she remained friendly with him and his family, visiting his bedside throughout his coma.

Cerati met Argentinean model Chloe Bello during the summer of 2009, when she was 22 years old. Despite the age difference, the two of them became involved. Cerati invited Bello to attend the launch of Fuerza Natural in Mendoza and subsequently joined him on an international tour. Due to work obligations, Bello left his side before Cerati travelled to Caracas, where he suffered a stroke that led to a coma, complications from which eventually cost him his life four years later.

Gustavo Cerati Net Worth

Gustavo Adrián Cerati  was an Argentine singer-songwriter, composer and producer, considered one of the most important and influential figures of Ibero-American rock who has an estimated Net Worth Of $2 Million.

Failing health and death

After performing two shows in Medellín and Bogotá, Colombia, Cerati headed to Venezuela and performed one last show in Caracas on 15 May 2010. Cerati suffered a strokejust after putting an end to this performance. He developed the first symptoms of an unknown condition backstage. He was hospitalized in Centro Médico La Trinidad in Caracas under medical surveillance. Three days later, Cerati underwent surgery to relieve pressure on his brain due to the stroke he suffered.

On 7 June 2010, Cerati was transferred to the FLENI Neurological Institute in Buenos Aires.Doctors immediately treated Cerati for a respiratory tract infection. The following day, doctors reported extensive brain damage due to the stroke. Cerati fell into a coma sometime before. He was maintained on life support hoping for a recovery.

A month after the stroke, Claudio E. Pensa M.D., medical director of the FLENI Neurological Institute, issued a statement to the press stating that Cerati’s medical condition remained unchanged and that he would only provide new information if changes were to occur. On 2 December 2010, a statement was issued by ALCLA Clinic’s medical director stating that, neurologically, Cerati was reacting to thermal stimuli.

On 14 May 2014, the family released a statement to commemorate the fourth anniversary of the stroke. It included a medical report by Gustavo Barbalace M.D. stating: “Mr. Gustavo Cerati remains hospitalized (…) without any serious complications, in good nutritional shape and without lesions due to immobility. Neurologically there’s no significant changes and remains under mechanical respiratory aid.”

After four years in a coma, Gustavo Cerati died from cardiac arrest on the morning of 4 September 2014 while on life support.Immediately after his death, Cerati’s doctor stated to the media “Gustavo died with dignity without any pain, without any wounds.”His body was buried at La Chacarita Cemetery in Buenos Aires.