Gloria Loring

Gloria Loring

Gloria Loring is the recording artist of the #1 hit song Friends and Lovers; co-composer of television theme songs Diff’rent Strokes and Facts Of Life; an audience favorite from Days Of Our Lives; the author of six books benefitting people living with diabetes; a keynote speaker; one of the few artists to sing two nominated songs at the Academy Awards; and is well-known as the mother of singing sensation Robin Thicke.

Gloria’s new book, Coincidence is God’s Way of Remaining Anonymous: Reflections on Daytime Dramas and Divine Intervention, is a memoir with a message. It details how a series of extraordinary coincidences transformed her life. It is published by HCI, Inc., the original publisher of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series. This is a book with its own soundtrack co-written by Gloria. With these stories and songs, she provides insight into how each of us can use coincidence for our own good and the good of those we love. Her newest musical show, TV Tunez, is a celebration of television’s best theme songs that premiered to standing ovations and is in development for a Las Vegas run. She is currently in the studio recording songs by songwriting legends such as Burt Bacharach and Desmond Child.

Gloria Loring is a certified yoga instructor and an articulate champion of bio-medical research. After her son Brennan was diagnosed with diabetes at age four, she created and self-published two volumes of the Days Of Our Lives Celebrity Cookbook which raised more than $1 million for diabetes research. She also has three published books, Kids, Food and Diabetes, Parenting a Child with Diabetes, and Living With Type 2 Diabetes: Moving past the Fear.

Gloria is listed in Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who of American Women. She has been honored with the Lifetime Commitment Award from JDRF, and received the Woman of Achievement Award from the Miss America Organization, an honor she shares with past recipients Barbara Bush, Roslyn Carter, and Hillary Clinton.

Gloria Loring appears in

  • Enjoy travel melodies with three extraordinary musicians as we hear about their personal and cultural journeys.  Also learn what Rio de Janeiro is doing to prepare for the Summer Olympics. First, singer/actress/author Gloria Loring joins World Footprints to talk about her music collaboration with son, R&B artist Robin Thicke, travel and her book, "Coincidence is God's Way of Remaining Anonymous".  Gloria also dishes on her life past life as Liz Chandler on daytime's Days of our Lives. Jazz artist Rene Marie credits many women, including Eartha Kitt, for her life's direction and musical influences.  After her abusive husband of 23 years gave her an ultimatum to quit singing or leave--she chose to leave and begin her professional music career at the age of 42.  Rene reflects on her own life journey and how travel; in particular a trip to Germany, helped her acknowledge humanity's common bonds. According to Rockin' Dopsie, [...]

  • Actress/singer Gloria Loring. Fans of the daytime drama "Days of Our Lives" (DOOL) will enjoy another one of our conversations with actress, singer and author Gloria Loring who played Liz Chandler for seven years on the soap opera.  Gloria spends some time today talking about her spiritual autobiography "Coincidence is God's Way of Remaining Anonymous", and her life since DOOL including working with her son R&B singer Robin Thicke. With eloquence and humor, Loring takes readers on a quest for a deeper understanding of life's journey and the role coincidence plays in all of our lives, revealing that even the most difficult circumstances can be beneficial. Her experiences may be just the evidence readers need to begin watching more closely what they are attracting and what they are running from in their own lives. While coincidences may appear to come out of the blue, Loring suggests that we can all [...]

  • You may know actress/singer Gloria Loring from her character Liz Chandler on the soap opera Days of Our Lives, or as the singer in the number-one hit song "Friends and Lovers" or as the mother of singer Robin Thicke.  But what you may not know is that Gloria has wrestled with real-life dramas throughout her life.  Her oldest child was diagnosed with a chronic illness, she struggled through an unraveling marriage and faced countless professional challenges.  But Gloria Loring also experienced the saving grace of timely coincidences.  Today's Book Club reading "Coincidence is God's Way of Remaining Anonymous" is a detailed account of Gloria Loring's compelling life's journey and her exploration of the mystery of divine intervention.  Gloria Loring experienced many 'accidental miracles' that occurred at just the right time.  One example was her discovery of a business card with the words "expect a miracle" that someone or something placed [...]