Emilio Estefan, Jr. (born March 4, 1953 in Havana, Cuba) is a Cuban-American of Lebanese ancestry who is a musician and producer. Estefan's first taste of celebrity came as a member of the Miami Sound Machine, but he is currently better known as the producer of many famous singers. He is also married to famous Latin-Pop singer, Gloria Estefan. Musical career In 1968, Estefan moved to the United States, where he shared an apartment with 15 family members. He earned a living by running errands for neighbors, using an old car.