Cher’s career has spanned more than six decades, making her one of the top-selling recording artists in history. Aside from accolades in the music industry, the singer has also made a name for herself in film, television and on stage. Cher doesn’t shy away from controversy; her outspoken activism and over-the-top fashion choices have only furthered her status as an icon.

Singer and actress Cher poses for a portrait in Paris, Oct. 10, 2013.
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