Estrella morente was born in Granada, Spain, in a family of flamenco singers and guitarists. She is the daughter of one of the greatest flamenco singers, Enrique Morente, and of the flamenco dancer Aurora Carbonell. Estrella Morente has spent her life in an authentic flamenco and musical environment.
She started as a flamenco singer (cantaora) at the age of 17. Her songs blend traditional and more unconventional flamenco. From early on in her career she started attracting the attention of stars like Lenny Kravitz and also that of flamenco experts and purists. Her voice, her rhythm, her enthusiasm, her intelligence and her dedication have also been noticed by the major music journals.