Carmen was born Carmen Gloria Pérez in Bronx, New York, and raised mostly in Puerto Rico. At 17 years old, she joined the U.S. Army active duty for six years. After being stationed overseas and in Washington, D.C., becoming a Sergeant by the age of 21, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Government and International Politics with a minor in Legal Studies at George Mason University, she moved to Hollywood.
As a singer/songwriter, Carmen Gloria just released Latin-Jazz/Neo-Soul Fusion EP, "The Art Of Love," (with great reviews by Jazz Reloaded and The Smooth Jazz Ride blogs), and has released other pop projects including “Space Girl” with a great review by KMS Music Blog, among other music.Carmen Gloria has had a few music releases, including hits on Billboard's Top 40 Hot Dance Club Play & Top 10 UK Commercial Pop Charts, “Emergency” & “Overload”, and UK chart topper, the Super Stylers remix of “Run Little Devil” (as Carmen Perez). “Pajarito,” a piece she co-composed with late British producer Matt Powell, is also featured in the Café Del Mar ~ Dreams 9 album.
As an actress, she has acted in over 60 projects & is currently based in Norway, working on several projects.