Ludwika Paleta is quite a famous name as she has been active in the acting industry since 1989. It all started for her when her sister, Dominika Paleta decided to take her to an acting audition. It is said that she acted so well that she was offered her first television role in Carrusel, a Mexican children’s telenovela produced by Valentin Pimstein for Televisa in 1989.
Paleta has managed to stay relevant in the industry since she kicked off her career and has earned a good number of awards for her efforts. Let’s learn more about her.
Who Is Ludwika Paleta?
Ludwika Paleta Paciorek is a 5′ 3″ tall Polish-born Mexican actress. She was born on 28th November 1978, in Krakow, Poland. One wouldn’t be wrong to claim that Ludwika inherited her flair for entertainment. Her father, Zbigniew Paleta is a Polish violinist and composer for telenovelas and the Cinema of Mexico.
Paleta’s sister, her only known sibling, is responsible for setting-off Ludwika’s acting career. She took Paleta to an audition and it led to her first tv role of María Joaquina Villaseñor in Carrusel. Following that role, Ludwika Paleta became an instant celebrity. In 1992, she played Alejandra in El abuelo y yo, a tv series also known as Mi abuelito. Ludwika Paleta, Jorge Martinez de Hoyos, and Gael Garcia Bernal were the main protagonists in this series. After this, she was assigned roles in Huracan, Amigas y Rivales, Mujer de Madera, and in Los Exitosos Perez, an Endemol-Telefe production TV series made in Argentina.
Paleta is fluent in Spanish, English, and Polish. She has acquired huge fame from her acting career, this is obvious in the number of fans and followers on her various social media pages. Beyond acting, Ludwika Paleta is into modeling. While she has been featured on the cover of the monthly Mexican men’s magazine, H para Hombres, it is known that she represents Calvin Klein. Paleta’s most recent work on television is her role as Yolanda Acosta in the Telemundo series, La querida del Centauro (Prisoners of Love).
Five Facts To Know About The Actress
1. Career Attainments
Between 1990 and 2016, Paleta has been nominated for several awards and she has won a good number of them. Way back in the early 90s, she won the Premios TVyNovelas’ Best Child Performance Award. In 1996, she won the award again under the Best Young Lead Actress category. Over a decade later, precisely in 2013, this actress bagged the Premios Bravo’s Girl Revelation award. That’s not all, she also picked up the Diosas de Plata award under the Favorite Lead Actress category the next year (2014).
2. She Has Been Married Twice
Yeah, Ludwika has been married twice. First to Plutarco Haza in 1998, whom she had a son with, Nicholas (born on November 11, 1999), and then in 2013 to Dr. Emiliano Salinas Ocelli, son of the former Mexican president, Carlos Salinas de Gortari. Her first marriage lasted ten years and she is still married to Emiliano Salinas Occelli.
3. Her Husband Is Bisexual
Ludwika is reportedly seen having multiple affairs with men, including actor Mark Hildreth. Although married to Salinas, Ludwika and Emiliano do not enjoy monogamy. Emiliano has had a longstanding affair with his male business partner, Alejandro Bentancourt. He is known to be bisexual.
4. She’s Banned on Televisa
There are reports about Ludwika Paleta being banned on Televisa. It is unclear why Televisa banned her, but it has been suggested that she got the boot because of her connection to the cult of Keith Raniere (the DOS of NXIVM), a cult allegedly led by her husband, Emiliano Occelli. As the claim goes, her husband uses the Salinas reputation to keep Mexican NXIVM (sex-slave cult) members silent and within the dark folds of the cult.
5. She Didn’t Give Birth To Her Twins, Did She?
Reports have it that Paleta’s twins were birthed by a hired surrogate. Ludwika may be the egg donor and Emiliano the sperm donor, but a surrogate mother carried the babies and gave birth to the twins. Their names are Barbara (girl), and Sebastian (boy). Though it is reported that Paleta announced that she was pregnant, when the twins arrived, there were no signs of a woman that just gave birth. It was also reported that a few months before the twins were born, she flew to the surrogate’s state and came back with the twins already birthed.