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Thalía

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Thalía
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Full Name: Ariadna Thalía Sodi Miranda
Profession: Singer-Songwriter and Actress

Nationality:
Mexico
Mexican

Why Famous: One of the most influential and famous Mexican artists in the world, Thalía has not limited herself to Spanish, also singing songs in English, French, Portuguese and Tagalog. She has often been referred to as the "Queen of Latin Pop" as a result of her success.

In addition to numerous awards over the years, she has sold more than 45 million records in a career that began with a self-titled debut in 1990. In addition to her music career she has also become a well-renowned actress in the Latin world, particularly for her roles in telenovas and is the best-paid telenova actress in the world.

As a writer she has written four books, and is a radio host, with her own syndicated show. In 2013 she was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Born: August 26, 1971
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
Age: 49 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo

Married Life

  • 2000-12-02 Mexican singer Thalia (29) weds co-owner of Casablanca Records Tommy Mottola (51) at St. Patrick

Historical Events

  • 1990-10-10 Mexican singer and actress Thalia releases her debut album "Thalía"
  • 1994-01-31 Mexican telenovela "Marimar" starring Thalia and Eduardo Capetillo premieres
  • 2003-12-05 Mexican singer Thalia the "Queen of Latin Pop" is awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles