Who is Flordelis de Souza? Wiki, Bio, Age, Family, Songs, Husband, Scandal, Prison

Who is Flordelis de Souza? Wiki, Bio, Age, Movie, Songs, Husband, Children, Prison, Documentary, Murder: She is a Brazilian Criminal who was a former Christian Singer and Politician. Her life is full of controversial acts of her. One such huge controversy is her Husband was adopted by her when he was 14, but she married him later on. Not only that but she was later imprisoned for killing her husband. During her time, she also founded a number of Churches and had thousands of followers all over Brazil. Keep Reading this article to know more about her Controversial life, Age, Husband, children, Family, Early Life, Prison life, Songs, Politics, Scandals, Hometown, and other personal details.

Flordelis de Souza

Flordelis de Souza Full Name, Parents, Birthday, Hometown

Her full name is Flordelis dos Santos de Souza. This is a Portuguese name, so her maternal family name is dos Santos and her second or paternal family name is de Souza. She was born on 5th February 1961. Her parents were Carmozina Motta dos Santos and Francisco dos Santos. She and her family lived in Rio de Janeiro in the Jacarezinho favela, Brazil. 

Flordelis de Souza Early Life, Adoption, Film

Many might judge her for killing her husband and also for her other immoral activities. But she had faced major tragedy in her childhood which might be the reason behind her activities. When she was 14 her Father and her brother, died in a car accident. This incident really shook her. In 1994, she adopted 37 Children who were survivors of a Massacre in Rio. 14 of these children were babies. She had also adopted children before that. However, this sudden maternal fit might be because of her past trauma related to the accident. During that time she was also involved in Charity work and other adoptions from time to time. This brought the attention of the media on her and a film was created based on her life, entitled ” Flordelis: Basta Uma Palavra para Mudar”. The film was released in 2009.

Flordelis de Souza Music Career

Soon after her film was released, she became the talk of the people during that time she approached the Rio de Janeiro label MK Music to feature her music. She signed with Mk music in 2010, and released her first album “Fogo e Unção”. Previously she had released her songs mostly independently except one which was distributed by Apascentar Music, a label of the then-band Toque no Altar.

Flordelis de Souza in Politics

She has been a member of a number of political parties between 2003 to 2021. She was a member of  PMDB(The political party of the Brazilian Democratic Movement) between 2003 to 2005. In 2004, Flordelis ran for São Gonçalo City Council but was unsuccessful. From 2005 to 2007, she was a member of the Brazilian Social Democratic Party. Flordelis was a member of the Democratic Labour Party of Brazil from 2007 to 2016 and once again joined the Political Party of the Brazilian Democratic Movement from 2016 to 2018. In 2016, she ran for the mayorship of São Gonçalo. She once again joined the Brazilian Social Democratic Party from 2018 to 2021. In 2018 she won the elections and since then she remained to be a  member of the Chamber of Deputies in Rio de Janeiro till 2021.

In June 2021, Flordelis lost her mandate as the Deputy, when it was approved by the Ethics Council of Brazil by 16 votes to 1. Following this, Flordelis had her mandate as a deputy revoked by the Chamber, in a lawsuit filed by deputy Alexandre Leite. She lost her term of office for breach of parliamentary decorum on August 11, 2021.

Flordelis De Souza Husband & Scandal

She adopted Anderson do Carmo at the age of 14 in 1991. So, technically he was her adopted son. But later on, she married him in 1998 and the couple had 4 children of their own. Together, they also adopted many more children, and she ended up having 55 children in total. Flordelis and her husband Anderson co-founded the church Comunidade Evangélica Ministério Flordelis. Flordelis was fifty-eight, Anderson forty-two. They had been together for twenty-six years, an inspiration to their followers.

on 15th June 2019, she and her husband went for a night out. It was a long-awaited vacation. After they returned home, late at night, Anderson was assassinated. His body was attacked by 30 bullets mostly concentrated around his groin. Following this Scandal, much speculation arose, as to who might have killed Anderson, and Flordelis and her family of 55 children were one of the biggest suspects.

Flordelis de Souza with Anderson

Flordelis de Souza Murder Charges & Prison

After lots of speculation following Anderson’s assassination, in August 2020, prosecutors announced charges against Flordelis and several of her children, alleging that they had orchestrated Anderson’s murder. Previously, one of her adopted children, Lucas dos Santos do Carmo pleaded guilty to the murder, and also accused one of his brothers, the 38-year-old Flávio dos Santos, of involvement.

However, Flordelis de Souza could not be arrested by the police because she held parliamentary immunity, as she was a member of the Chamber of Deputies in Rio de Janeiro. However, the detectives demanded her status be diminished.

Soon after, In June 2021, Flordelis lost her position as Deputy when she was downvoted and was arrested on August 13, 2021, by the Civil Police of Rio de Janeiro after receiving her preventive detention decreed by the 3rd Criminal Court of Niterói. She has also lost her parliamentary immunity and receives the same treatment as other prison inmates.

Flordelis de Souza Songs, Albums

She released “Multidão” in 1998. In 2002 she released “Só o Amor” and “A Voz do Silêncio” in 2005. She then continuously released albums every 2 years from 2018 to 2014 such as “Não se Entregue” in 2008, “Fogo e Unção” in 2010, “Questiona ou Adora” in 2012 and “A Volta por Cima” in 2014. Much later she released “Realize” in 2017 and “O Sonho Não Morreu” in 2018.

Here is a full bio of Flordelis de Souza, her family, father, mother, brother, Husband, Siblings, school, education, hometown, profession, nationality, height, songs, political parties, body measurements, religion, Victims, Murders, weight, eye color, hair color, gender, Children, Adopted Children, sexuality, age, net worth, birthday, birthplace, address, zodiac Sign, hobbies, salary, marital status. 

Flordelis de Souza Information Table 

Name Flordelis dos Santos de Souza
Nickname/Popular name  Flordelis de Souza
Gender Female
Profession Singer, Politician, Pastor
Height (approx.) N/A
Weight (approx.) N/A
No. of Music Albums 10
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Light Brown
Date of Birth 5th February 1961
Age (as of 2022) 61 years
Birth Place Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Aquaris
Nationality Brazilian
Political Parties PMDB(2003-2005)





School N/A
College/University N/A
Educational Qualification N/A
Religion Christianity
Ethnicity Brazilian
Denomination Pentecostal
Arrested for First Degree Murder
Tenure in Prison 50 years
Marital Status Widowed
Husband/Wife Anderson do Carmo
Sexuality Straight
Parents Father: Francisco dos Santos

Mother: Carmozina Motta dos Santos

Siblings  a Brother 
Source of Income Gospel-Singing

Tenure as Congresswoman

Children 55 Children

51- Adopted

Net Worth $1-5 million (as of 2021)

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Lesser Known Facts about Flordelis

  • She had 6 churches and thousands of followers.
  • She was a Pentecostal Christian.
  • Her late Husband Anderson used to manage her Political career and also looked after their home.
  • Flordelis won the 2018 elections, mostly due to the support of Arolde de Oliveira.


1)How long will she remain in jail?

Flordelis is sentenced to 50 years of jail.

2) Did she murder her husband?

She did not kill her husband herself, but she and some of her children orchestrated the murder.

3)What is the scandal related to her marriage to Anderson?

Anderson was her adopted child. But later on, she fell in love with him and married him.

4)How many children does Floredis have?

She has a total of 55 children, 51 of whom are adopted.

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