Born: Jacquelyn Davette Velasquez in Houston, Texas, USA
Genre: Gospel / Latin Pop / CCM
Jacquelyn "Jaci" Davette Velasquez (Spanish Jaci Velásquez, born October 15, 1979 in Houston, Texas) is an American actress and Contemporary Christian and Latin pop singer and songwriter, performing in both English and Spanish.
Velasquez has sold almost five million albums worldwide, recorded three Platinum and three Gold albums, and recorded 16 singles that hit No. 1 plus six more that entered the top 10. She has received seven Dove Awards, including Best New Artist and Female Vocalist of the Year, as well as three Grammy nominations, five Latin Billboard Award nominations, and an American Music Award nomination.
Since late 2010, Velasquez has co-hosted a morning radio show with Doug Griffin.