Mayte Garcia


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in Fort Rucker, Alabama
November 12, 1973

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Mayte Garcia is an internationally acclaimed American dancer, actress, singer, and choreographer. Garcia was born on a military base in Alabama (due to her father’s military career) and is of Puerto Rican ancestry. She has appeared in numerous films, various television series and starred in the VH1 reality series Hollywood Exes.

From 1992 to 1996, she was a featured dancer and background singer with Prince as part of his New Power Generation. On Valentine's Day in 1996, Garcia, then 22, married Prince, then 37, in Minneapolis. In 1998, Prince announced the couple's divorce, eventually filing an annulment June 2000.

Currently, she lives in Los Angeles with her adopted daughter Gia. She is a vegetarian, and animal rights activist for PETA.


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The Most Beautiful: My Life...

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“Bottom line: you never ever saw him looking wrong. Knowing this, I felt a cold shiver down my spine when I read in the Minneapolis StarTribune that when his body was found in the elevator at Paisley Park, "Prince was wearing a black shirt and pants - both were on backward - and his socks were inside out."

This made no sense to me. The sheer irony of it broke my heart all over again.”
Mayte Garcia, The Most Beautiful: My Life with Prince

“I didn't process it then, but I look back now in awe that this man wearing eyeliner, heels, and ladies’ perfume somehow managed to be more masculine than the burly bodyguard.”
Mayte Garcia, The Most Beautiful: My Life with Prince

“Those of us who love his music will never allow it to die. As the years go by, his music will take on new dimension for us, because we’ll grow wiser. We’ll get closer to the sun.”
Mayte Garcia, The Most Beautiful: My Life with Prince

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