Meet María Hervás: The Next Big Name in Spanish Acting

María Hervás is a 36-year-old Latina actress born on the 12th of June 1987 and best known for the roles she played in the series Los Serrano and La que se avecina.

She commenced her acting career in theatre productions before moving to the movies and TV series. Maria made her screen debut in 2015; most of her productions are in Latin and that is where she has her strength.

Summary of María Hervás’s Biography

  • Full Name: María Hervás
  • Gender: Female
  • Date of Birth: 12th of June 1987
  • María Hervás’s Age: 36
  • Ethnicity: Latina
  • Nationality: Spanish
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Marital Status: Single
  • María Hervás’s Parents: Jesus Sanz Huerts and Juanita
  • María Hervás’s Height in Inches: 5′ 8½”
  • María Hervás’s Height in Centimetres: 174 cm
  • Famous For: Being a movie and TV actress
  • María Hervás’s Instagram: @maria_hervas_

How Old is María Hervás

María Hervás is 36 years old as of 2024. She was born on the 12th of June 1987 in Madrid; this makes her Spanish by nationality, however, her ethnic background is obviously Latina.

The names of Maria’s parents are Jesus Sanz Huerts and Juanita. While nothing has been said about Juanita’s professional life, her husband, Jesus Sanz Huerts is said to be a craftsman who works with leather.

According to Maria, she was influenced by her father’s craft to get interested in fashion during her formative years. She said she would always sit in her dad’s workshop watching him fashion beautiful accessories from animal skin. Learning the true significance of the work of art and the tireless search for beauty are part of what influenced her decision to know more about art. From dancing to performing in theater productions, she finally decided to settle for a career as an actress.

Maria is a University Graduate 

María Hervás grew up in her place of birth, Madrid Spain, and that is where she went to school. Though the details of her early academic journey are unknown, the Latina actress said she wanted to study architecture, but one chance meeting with a casting director made her change direction.

She then enrolled at the Christina Rota School of Acting to study Dramatic Art and Dance. The quest for further academic qualifications took her to the Madrid-based Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED) to earn a Bachelor’s degree in philosophy.

What does María Hervás do for a Living?

The Madrid native is an actress. She is also adept with paint and brush as an artist.

During her acting days in the theatre, she was part of the production of Iphigenia in Vallecas and Pack.

María Hervás’ Movies

María Hervás started appearing on the big screen in 2015 when she was featured as Tania in the movie, Cómo Sobrevivir a una Despedida (Girls’ Night Out).

In 2017, she scored two movie roles in Es por tu bien (It’s for Your Own Good) and Call TV as Jazmin and Lucia respectively. In 2019, she appeared as Rosario in Taxi a Gibraltar (Taxi to Gibraltar) and her most recent movie was the 2021 El Cover (The Cover) where she breathed life into the character of Moni.

Year Released Title Role
2015 Cómo Sobrevivir a una Despedida (Girls’ Night Out) Tania
2017 Es por tu bien (It’s for Your Own Good) Jazmín
2017 Call TV Lucía
2019 Taxi a Gibraltar (Taxi to Gibraltar) Rosario
2021 El cover (The Cover) Moni

María Hervás TV Roles

The first time that María Hervás appeared on TV was in 2007 when she joined the cast of Los Serrano, playing the role of Susana. She didn’t start from the first season; her character was written in at the beginning of season six. Between 2010 and 2011, the Madrid-born actress appeared in La pecera de Eva in a leading role as Sonia, and in 2015, she became a main cast in Aquí Paz y después Gloria, breathing life into the character of Melani.

She was first seen in the third season of Gym Tony in 2015, playing Miranda Lily, and continued with the cast till the series had its full run in 2016. The year 2016 was a prolific one for the movie and TV star as she appeared in two more series – a recurring role in Seis Hermanas as Ines and a guest role in Paquita Salas as Camarera. Within the same period, she appeared in Carlos, Rey Emperador as the recurring character of Margarita de Angulema starting in 2015 till her run was completed in 2016.

The year 2019 saw her as Martina in La que se avecina when she started appearing on the show from season 11. In the third season of Vergüenza in 2020, Maria joined the cast as Maite. In 2019, the Latina actress started playing the lead role of Amaya in El pueblo and stayed with the cast till 2021, when production wrapped up.

Maria was the Amelia Castro we saw in La cocinera de Castamaras (2021) as a main cast. She was one of the leading characters in Alpha Males in 2022, and her last series role is still ongoing as a main cast in El inmortal as Isabel.

Year Series Title Role Notes
2007 Los Serrano Susana Introduced in season 6
2010 to 2011 La pecera de Eva Sonia Main cast
2015 Aquí Paz y después Gloria Melani Main cast
2015 to 2016 Gym Tony Miranda Lily Introduced in season 3
2016 Paquita Salas Camarera Guest role
2016 Seis Hermanas Ines Recurring
2015 to 2016 Carlos, Rey Emperador Margarita de Angulema Recurring
2019 La que se avecina Martina Introduced in season 11
2020 Vergüenza Maite Introduced in season 3
2019 to 2021 El pueblo Amaya Main cast
2021 La cocinera de Castamar Amelia Castro Main cast
2022 Alpha Males Daniela Calvan Main cast
TBD El inmortal Isabel Main

María Hervás’ Awards and Nominations

María Hervás’ effort in the acting world has not gone unnoticed as she has received a handful of prestigious awards and nominations.

The first time she bagged an award was in 2018 during the 27th Actors and Actresses Union Awards when she was named Best Leading Actress (stage) for her role in Iphigenia en Vallecas.

During the 22nd Max Awards in 2019, the same role made her the winner of Best Leading Actress and a nominee in the category of Best Adapted Stage Play.

The actress was a beneficiary of the 70th Fotogramas de Plata in 2020 when she won Best Stage Actress for the character she depicted in Jauría.

Year Award Category Work Result
2018 27th Actors and Actresses Union Awards Best Leading Actress (stage) Iphigenia en Vallecas Won
2019 22nd Max Awards Best Leading Actress Iphigenia en Vallecas Won






Best Adapted Stage Play
2020 70th Fotogramas de Plata Best Stage Actress Jauría Won


Who is María Hervás?

María Hervásis a Madrid-born 36-year-old Latina actress who has graced the screen in several movies and TV series, including Los Serrano and La que se avecina.

Is María Hervás Married?

No, María Hervás is not married. However, it was recently revealed that she is dating a man called Miguel VQ, but the details of their relationship are not known.

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