Joy Enriquez Bio - Biography

Name Joy Enriquez
Naionality American
Date of Birth 6 June 1979
Place of Birth Whittier, California, USA
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Joy Enriquez began establishing a name for herself as a promising star in her hometown of Whittier, California at the age of 5 when she sang a solo at her kindergarten graduation, it was known then, that she was destined to take center stage. At 15, her dream began, when the talented Latina singer graced the national television airwaves in 1995. She appeared on the famed Star Search series, winning in the female vocalist category for 11 consecutive weeks. Joy then went on to sign with Babyface and LA Reid at LaFace/Arista Records. The excitement intensified in 1997 when she lent background vocals to the single "When you Believe" the historic pairing of Whitney Houston & Mariah Carey, for the _Prince of Egypt(1997)_motion picture soundtrack. And in 1999, she recorded the ballad "How Can I Not Love You" for Anna and the King (1999) soundtrack, which was nominated for two Golden Globes. Last year Joy was paired up with Latin Pop superstar, Carlos Ponce for Disney's _Lady and the Tramp II (2001)_ soundtrack singing the all-time favorite spaghetti kiss song "Bella Notte" Last September she released her self-titled debut album on Arista Records with Babyface as co-producer, along with many other highly credible writers and producers such as, Beyonce Knowles, Rodney Jerkins, Fred Jerkins and Soulshock & Karlin. Enriquez has now landed a major recurring role as "Joy" on Spelling Television's critically acclaimed family drama 7th Heaven, the WB Network's highest rated show. Now in it's sixth season, 7th Heaven, created by Brenda Hampton (Mad About You) and executive-produced by Aaron Spelling, E. Duke Vincent and Hampton. In addition to being spokespersonfor the Candies Foundation, she is also a spokesmodel for L'oreal and in a major national campaign for L'oreal hair products (spots are running in magazines, on TV and in film theaters currently). Enriquez has already appearead on Showtime's Resurrection Blvd and CBS's highly-rated soap The Bold and the Beautiful. She has also hosted Nickelodeon's Slime Time Live and was featured on a Fox Family concert special with Pink and Dream. All this follows major coverage in magazines such as Cosmo Girl, Glamour, Elle Girl, Interview, Latin Girl, Vibe, Women's Wear Daily, Urban Latino and many others.

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