10. Fernanda Romero
NAME: Maria Fernanda Romero Martinez
DOB: January 1, 1983
Popular works: Eternamente tuya, The Eye
She began her singing career when she joined BMG’s recording ensemble group, Frizzby, who began touring Central America to promote their two top ten singles. They performed for Pope John Paul II at the famous Estadio Azteca in Mexico City.
By the time Fernanda Romero reached eighteen she was in ad campaigns for brands like Rock and Republic, Clean & Clear, Pepsi, Apple, and J.C. Penney. She also appeared in magazines such as GQ Mexico, OK Magazine Espanol, Reformaand ELLE Mexico.
She began her acting career as host of the Univision television show Control, followed shortly by an appearance on the Telemundo telenovela La Ley del Silencio. These led to her first film offer, a role in the film Creature of Darkness, and several more small roles.
9. Angelique Boyer
Name: Angelique Monique Paulette Boyer Rousseau
DOB: July 4, 1988
Popular works: Teresa, Abismo de pasión, Lo que la vida me robo
She is a French-born Mexican actress, model, and singer. She started her career playing secondary roles in the telenovelas Rebelde, Muchachitas como tú, and Corazón Salvaje. In 2010, she was given her first protagonist role in Teresa, a remake of the 1959 telenovela.
In Teresa, Boyer portrays Teresa Chávez Aguirre, a young woman who will use her beauty and ambition to escape from her impoverished life in a poor Mexico Cityneighborhood. Her acting and portrayal received widespread critical acclaim from critics and audiences alike, and in 2011 she won the Premios TVy Novelas “Best Actress of the Year” for her work in Teresa.
8. Aracely Arambula
NAME: Aracely Arambula Jaques
DOB: March 6, 1975
Popular works: Las vias del amor, Los Miserables
She is a Mexican actress, model and singer. She began acting with small stakes in the telenovelas Prisionera de amor (1994), Acapulco, cuerpo y alma (1995) y Canción de Amor (1996). During her third year of studies at the Centro de Educación Artística of Televisa, she received the opportunity to act in the telenovela Cañaveral de pasiones.
She began in music singing nursery rhymes to participate in a tribute to Francisco Gabilondo Soler entitled Ellas Cantan Cri Cri. In 2001, she was part of the Abrazame Muy Fuerte soundtrack.
In 2003, Aracely Arambula was nominated at the Billboard Latin Music Awards in the categories of Best Album, Best Duo and Best Regional Mexican Song with her production “Sólo Tuya” (2003); subsequently released the studio album Sexy, produced by Selena’s
brother, A.B. Quintanilla.. She also writes songs and plays guitar.
7. Maite Perroni
NAME: Maite Perroni Beorlegui
DOB: March 9, 1983
Popular works: Rebelde (2004), Cuidado con el ángel (2008), Mi Pecado (2009) with Triunfo del Amor (2010), Cachito de Cielo (2012) and La Gata (2014).
She is a Mexican actress and singer/songwriter. She gained international fame as a member of the Latin Grammy nominated pop group RBD.
Perroni made her acting debut in Rebelde, a remake of the acclaimed Argentinean novela Rebelde Way. She portrayed Guadalupe “Lupita” Fernández, a teenage girl from a lower-class family who gets the opportunity to study at the fictitious Elite Way School. Rebelde ran from 2004 to 2006, filming 440 episodes.
She was a member of the popular band RBD, which was launched off of the success of the telenovela most seen for years Rebelde. To date, RBD has made 9 studio albums, including albums in Spanish, Portuguese and English. They have sold over 15 million albums worldwide, and have embarked on various international tours including shows throughout Latin America and Europe.
6. Ana Brenda Contreras
NAME: Ana Brenda Contreras Perez
DOB: December 24, 1986
Popular works: Sortilegio, La Que No Podia Amar
She is a Mexican actress and singer.she starred in the film “Divina Confusion,” directed by Salvador Garcini. She starred as the protagonist “Violeta Madrigal” in the telenovela Juro Que Te Amo, which was produced by MaPat. In 2009, producer Carla Estrada offered her the role of antagonist in the telenovelaSortilegio. In this novela, she played “Maura Albarran,” a character who is in love with Alejandro Lombardo, the character played by William Levy.
5. Sandra Echeverria
NAME: Sandra Echeverria Gamboa
DOB: December 11, 1984
Popular works: Marina, Relaciones Peligrosas
She is a Mexican actress and singer. When Sandra was 14 years old, she became a member of the group “Perfiles” which later changed its name to “Crush”. With this group, Sandra was able to record 2 albums and perform in more than 200 concerts. Among Crush’s songs are: “Puede ser”, “Eres tú”, “Si tú te vas”. In 2011 Sandra released her first solo album titled Sandra Echeverria, the first album single was “La Fuerza Del Destino”, but it didn’t feature Marc Anthony.
4. Angelica Vale
NAME: Angelica Maria Vale Hartman
DOB: November 11, 1975
Popular works: La Fea Mas Bella
She is a Mexican actress, singer, and comedian known also as the daughter of Angélica María, “La Novia de Mexico” (Mexico’s Sweetheart), and as the daughter of comedian Raúl Vale. She has been working as an actress for almost 30 years, but achieved fame in 2006 when she became the protagonist of La Fea Más Bella(The Prettiest Ugly Girl), a Mexican telenovela, with her real-life mother.
She is featured as one of the eight subjects on the cover of People en Español‘s “Los 50 Más Bellos” 2007 yearly issue and on the July 2007 monthly issue, reportedly more because of her recent popularity than because of her overall lengthy career (as many people in the business have stated that she is finally getting the international attention that she has come to deserve after laboring her talents so long and having very little ethical and commercial success).
3. Barbara Mori
NAME: Bárbara Mori Ochoa
DOB: February 2, 1978
Popular works: Rubi, La mujer de mi hermano
She is an Uruguayan-born Mexican actress, model, producer and writer. Barbara Mori started her career in 1992 as a fashion model at the age of 14, later she became an actress when she co-starred in 1997 on the smash TV-hit Mirada De Mujer with TV Azteca; then, she starred in the soap opera Azul Tequila.
She was diagnosed with early stage cancer and is now a proud survivor. She talks about her journey in UniGlobe Entertainment’s docu-drama titled 1 a Minute, scheduled for release on 6 October 2010 in the USA and 29 October 2010 in India.
2. Salma Hayek
NAME: Salma Hayek Pinault
DOB: September 2, 1966
Popular works: Desperado (1995), Dogma (1999), Wild Wild West (1999)
She is a Mexican and American film actress, director and producer. She began her career in Mexico starring in the telenovela Teresa and went on to star in the film El Callejón de los Milagros (Miracle Alley) for which she was nominated for an Ariel Award
Her breakthrough role was in the 2002 film Frida as Frida Kahlo for which she was nominated in the category of Best Actress for an Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Screen Actors Guild Award and Golden Globe Award. This movie received widespread attention and was a critical and commercial success.
NAME: Ariadna Thalia Sodi Miranda
DOB: August 26, 1971
Popular works: Marimar, Maria la del barrio, Rosalinda, Maria Mercedes
She is a Mexican singer, songwriter, published author, actress and entrepreneur, who have sung in various languages including Spanish, English, Portuguese, French and Filipino.
She is recognized as the most successful female solo Mexican singer by Latin media conglomerates such as Univision, Televisa, and Azteca, while she is often referred to as the “Queen of Latin Pop” by the media internationally, mainly because of her legacy within the Latin pop music scene of the last 25 years.
Apart from her success as a recording artist, Thalía has also had a successful career in acting, as she starred in a variety of soap operas (known as telenovelas) that have aired in over 180 countries. During the decade of the 1990s, she was converted into a television icon and was publicly referred to as the “Queen of telenovelas” by the mass media around the world.