Emilio Estefan, Jr. 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 also recognized as the producer of many famous singers. He is the husband of singer Gloria Estefan. He is also the uncle of Spanish-language television personality Lili Estefan.
Gloria Estefan became romantically involved with Estefan, who was the Miami Sound Machine's band leader, in 1976. She and Emilio married on September 2, 1978.
They have two children: Nayib and Emily Marie and live on Star Island in Miami Beach, Florida.
In 1995, one student from Howard University was killed and another was injured when their personal water craft collided with the Estefan's pleasure boat.