Saturday, March 2, 2013

Charytin Goyco

Charytin Goyco is a singer, actress, and television host born on May 23, 1949, in El Sebo, in the Dominican Republic.

Charytin moved to Puerto Rico during the 70's where she met her husband Elin Ortiz, a television actor, and producer. Charytin worked on a show for Wapa-TV everySunday evening until 1985.

Chary became famous internationally when one of her songs, Mosquita Muerta, named after a character she played in a comic section of her show topped the charts in Venezuela, Mexico, and Argentina.

In 1979, Charytin gave birth to her first son, Shalim, also a singer, and actor.

In 1983, Chary made a movie with Mexican actor Julio Aleman called Verano en Nueva York (Summer in New York). Two of the songs from the soundtrack Tu Vida Es Un Suspenso Hasta El Final & Para Llegar, also topped the charts.

In 1986, Charytin worked on a soap opera called Escandalo, alongside Dominican-Mexican actor Andres (Andy) Garcia, and Puerto Rican singer Yolandita Monge. This soap didn't do well, and was cut by producers.

In 1988, Chary, Elin, and Shalim moved to Miami.

In 1990, Chaytin gave birth to twins, Alexander, and Sharina. She dedicated the 90's to raising her children, but did a few tours, where she brought them with her.

In the late 90's Charytin became a host for a television shopping network.

In 1999, Charytin did several Pomolive Dishwashing Liquid commercials.

In 2002, Chary became hostess to Escandalo TV, a celebrity gossip show on Telefutura. Her co hosts were Marisa del Portillo, Felipe Viel and Lilia Luciano.

Charytín won the Asociación de Cronistas de Espectáculos de Nueva York's Premio Extraordinario ACE por Distinción y Mérito (ACE Extraordinary Award for Distinction and Merit) at its 35th Annual ACE Awards presentation on April 19, 2003.
In 2007, Chary was recognized by the Art Critics Association of the Dominican Republic with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

In April, 2013, Charytin will be hosting a new show on SBS (Spanish Broadcasting System) Mega TV, and an intimate radio program. The name of the program will be :Charytin."
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