Meet World Cup performer Claudia Leitte

Brazilian pop star Claudia Leitte took the stage alongside J.Lo and Pitbull to kick off the World Cup. Leitte may not be well known in the United States, but with 16 million fans on social media and a gig as one of the hosts on Brazil’s version of The Voice, she is a big deal in Latin America. See photos of this Brazilian superstar through the years.

The 11th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards - Arrivals

LAS VEGAS - NOVEMBER 11: Singer Claudia Leitte arrives at the 11th annual Latin GRAMMY Awards at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino on November 11, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

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Jennifer Lopez and Claudia Leitte are sighted filming music video on February 11, 2014 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. (Photo by Miami Photo/GC Images)

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Jennifer Lopez performs with Pitbull and Brazilian singer Claudia Leitte on set for FIFA's song of the 2014 World Cup "We Are One" (Ole Ola) on February 11, 2014 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The set mimics the scene of a Brazilian Carnival. (Photo by Max Zorin/GC Images)

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Singer Claudia Leitte performs at Campo Grande circuit during the street Carnival of Salvador on March 7, 2011 in Salvador, Brazil. (Photo by Parracho/LatinContent/Getty Images)

Singer Claudia Leitte performs "We Are One" at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas

Singer Claudia Leitte performs "We Are One" at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 18, 2014. REUTERS/Steve Marcus (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT) (BILLBOARDAWARDS-SHOW)

Brazilian singer Claudia Leitte plays with a soccer ball as she poses for photos at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. Claudia Leitte will perform with Jennifer Lopez and rapper Pitbull the official song for the 2014 World Cup. Football's governing body didn't elaborate when the song, written and co-produced by Pitbull will be released

Brazilian singer Claudia Leitte plays with a soccer ball as she poses for photos at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. Claudia Leitte will perform with Jennifer Lopez and rapper Pitbull the official song for the 2014 World Cup. Football's governing body didn't elaborate when the song, written and co-produced by Pitbull will be released. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

The 11th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards - Show

LAS VEGAS - NOVEMBER 11: Actor Jaime Camil (L) and singer Claudia Leitte present an award onstage during the 11th annual Latin GRAMMY Awards at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on November 11, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for LARAS)

The 11th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards - Press Room

LAS VEGAS - NOVEMBER 11: Singer Claudia Leitte poses in the press room during the 11th annual Latin GRAMMY Awards at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino on November 11, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

The 11th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards - Arrivals

LAS VEGAS - NOVEMBER 11: Singer Claudia Leitte arrives at the 11th annual Latin GRAMMY Awards at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino on November 11, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)