Maribel Guardia is all of an actress, TV host, singer, and a model. In each of these careers which she has pursued, Maribel has distinguished herself as one of the best in the fields and this has attracted a lot of people to her. Who wouldn’t love to associate with go-getters?
In this article, we are going to tell you all there is to know about the Costa Rican-Mexican actresses’ background and career accomplishments in her various fields of endeavors without leaving out the juicy details of her family life.
Maribel Guardia Bio (Age)
Maribel Del Rocío Fernández García who we mostly refer to as Maribel Guardia was born on the 29th day of May in the year 1959. Her birthplace is San José, the capital and largest city in Costa Rica and she is believed to have been raised there.
From a young age, Maribel was inclined to the arts. Her first form of expressing this was in modeling and it was through it that she first became famous. She won the 1978 Miss Costa Rica beauty pageant. This opened the doors for bigger modeling opportunities for her as she went on to participate in the Miss Universe 1978 beauty pageant as well as the Miss World 1978 beauty pageant. In the former, Maribel Guardia emerged as Miss Photogenic while in the latter, she was listed as one of the top 15 finalists.
Following the tremendous exposure these competitions gave her and her remarkable performances thereof, Guardia had offers from Televisa producer Sergio Bustamante asking her to explore a career in show business. After a few months of hesitation, she accepted the offers and had to relocate to Mexico. This singular decision proved vital in all that has happened in Guardia’s life thus far.
Maribel began her show business career in Telenovelas starting in the 80s. She got her ball rolling with the Norteño music genre at which she has several albums to her credit. Over the years, the model cum musician has been signed to various music labels like Musart Records, Fonovisa Records, Latin America EMI Televisa Music, and Capitol Records in the United States of America.
Her acting career kicked off with Seducción (1986), where she played the character of Marina, a protagonist in the Mexican telenovela. In the decade that followed afterward, the belle starred in Prisionera de amor, Tú y yo, and Serafín. Coming into the new millennium, Maribel Guardia played the character of Flor del Huerto, an adult protagonist in Aventuras En El Tiempo (2001); next came her portrayal of various characters in Misión S.O.S., Al diablo con los guapos, Niña de mi Corazón, Una familia con suerte, and Corona de lágrimas before landing a supporting role in Muchacha italiana viene a casarse as the character Julieta Michel.
In the course of her burgeoning career as an actress, Guardia has acted alongside big players in the industry like Luis de Alba, Aida Pierce, Hernaldo Zúñiga, Andrés García, Joan Sebastian, and Pedro Navaja.
Family Of The Costa Rican-Mexican Actress
Not much is known about Maribel Guardia’s parents and siblings if she has any. Be that as it may, we know a couple of other details about her love life that will serve well to compensate for this.
The multitalented entertainer has been in a couple of relationships which are well known. Available records have it that she dated Jose Trujillo back in the 70s. Her first marital relationship began in 1992 with the Mexican singer and songwriter – Joan Sebastian. The duo was reportedly married for 4 years during which they had a son named Marcos Julian (Julian Figueroa). In case you are wondering how they met, Maribel and Jose were co-stars in the 1996 soap opera Tu y yo. However, in this same year that the film was released, they divorced.
Following the debacle of her first marriage, Maribel began another relationship later with Marco Chacón. They got married in 2010 and have been living happily together since then with her son in Mexico City.
Quick Facts About Maribel Guardia
Net Worth: Maribel Guardia as per reports have a net worth estimated to be about $10 million.
Height and Weight: She stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches and weighs about 55 kg.
Body Measurement: She has a breast measurement of 38 inches, waist that measures 27 inches, and hips that measure 38 inches.