Mother, with Gregg Allman, of Elijah Allman.
Diagnosed with dyslexia at the age of 30.
Had started dating producer David Geffen after she and estranged husband Sonny Bono split up.
Was living with rock musician Gene Simmons of KISS for several years.
Her half-sister, Georganne LaPiere, was the first wife of Michael Madsen.
Offered the part of Thelma in Thelma & Louise (1991).
Her father was Armenian, her mother was reputedly part Cherokee, since one of Cher's great-great-grandparents is said to be Cherokee, but none of her currently-known ancestors are described as anything other than White.
Legally changed her name from "Cherilyn Sarkisian LaPiere Bono Allman" to simply "Cher.".
Wanted to play Morticia in the The Addams Family (1991), but the part went to Anjelica Huston.
Has mostly been living in London, UK over the last few years.
Holds the record for oldest female artist with a #1 hit ("Believe").
Her favourite makeup artist, Kevyn Aucoin, died in 2002 of a brain tumor.
Suffers from fear of flying.
Her parents married and divorced 3 times.
Wore braces as an adult.
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