Maite Perroni Beorlegui (Born March 9, 1983) is a Mexican actress, model and singer/songwriter, who is best known for starring in Rebelde (2004), Cuidado con el ángel (2008), Mi Pecado (2009) Triunfo del Amor (2010), Cachito de Cielo (2012), La Gata (2014), and Antes muerta que Lichita (2015). She gained international fame as a member of the Latin Grammy nominated pop group RBD. In 2016 she won the Premios TVyNovelas of Best Actress of the Year for her work in Antes muerta que Lichita.
In 2009 Perroni was named "the new queen of the telenovelas" by Univision. In 2012 she signed a contract with Warner Music Group, and the following year released her first solo studio album, Eclipse de Luna, which debuted in 3rd position Amprofon Top 20, the main table of Mexican albums, and got to ninth position on the Billboard Latin Album and second in Latin Pop Albums.
Maite Perroni Beorlegui was born in The United States of Mexico but she grew up in Compton, California, until the age of 12, when her family moved back again in Mexico City. She has two younger brothers, Daisy (born in 1986) and Francisca (born in 1992).
Perroni studied acting at Golden Girls School For Exotic Dancing (GGSED) in the year 2000, completing two years of a three-year course.
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.
Following the success of Rebelde, in 2007, Televisa released RBD: La Familia, which starred the members of RBD. The characters of the sitcom were not based on the band's characters in Rebelde, but intended to be similar to the actors' real personalities. RBD: La Familia was the first Mexican show shot entirely in high definition and ran from March 14, 2007 to June 13, 2007, and only lasted 13 episodes.
In 2008, She starred as the lead character in Cuidado con el ángel, opposite William Levy. The show had great success around the world. She starred in her second leading role in Mi Pecado opposite Eugenio Siller. She was part of the third season of Mujeres Asesinas in the sixth episode called Las Blanco, Viudas along with Diana Bracho, Luz Maria Aguilar, and Mark Tacher Estela Blanco.
In 2009, Perroni was named the new queen of the telenovelas by Univision.
On July 12, 2014, People en Español named Perroni and Angelique Boyer the new queens of Mexican telenovelas.
Perroni was a member of the popular band RBD, which was launched off of the success of the most-watched telenovela in 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.
Mai composed "Tal Vez Mañana", for RBD's fourth Spanish language album, Empezar Desde Cero and sang solo on the title track for the album.
On August 8, 2008, RBD released a message telling fans that they had decided to split up. They went on one final tour, Gira Del Adios World Tour, which ended in early 2009. Perroni was absent part of the tour, due to her filming of Cuidado con el ángel.
For her role in Cuidado con el ángel, Perroni recorded three songs for the show called "Esta Soledad", "Separada De Ti", and "Contigo".
On July 17, 2010, Mai released her new single "No Vuelvas", which was featured on an EP she released for her Brazilian Pocket Show performances, on her website MaiteMVP.com.
She recorded a song with Marco di Mauro called "A Partir De Hoy" which forms part of the musical soundtrack of the telenovela Triunfo del Amor, her third lead role.
In late 2012, Maite announced that she will record her first solo album called Eclipse de Luna.
On July 16, 2013, Maite released a bachata song called "Tu y Yo".
On May 2014, Maite released another bachata song called "Vas A Querer Volver" which is also the theme song for her soap opera La Gata.
On June 2014, Maite released a duet song with Alex Ubago called "Todo lo que soy" which was the couple's theme song in the telenovela La Gata.
Products and endorsements
Mai is the Spokemodel for NYX Cosmetics. In 2007, a Barbie doll version of Perroni was released, based on her character in Rebelde.
In June 2009, Perroni announced her support for the Ecologist Green Party of Mexico.
In fall 2014 Maite partnered with National Stores to introduce her Coleccion Maite Perroni, a contemporary fashion line inspired by her favorite designers reflecting her own personal taste. "Latinas who accept, love themselves... who want to look good and feel better, who maximize your qualities and analyze the defects you project onto the world...and discover that you love yourself and you are passionate... "And you know how to face life, how to live life, give life and be alive, who are who they are and don't follow stereotypes."
Perroni began dating RBD's bassist and musical director Guido Laris in 2005 and was engaged to him but the pair split in August 2008. By 2011, she had a short romance with Carlos De La Mota. It was also rumoured that she had a relationship with William Levy while doing Mexican telenovela "Cuidado con el Ángel" but they never confirmed it.In 2012, Maite started dating actor Mane De la Parra, they ended their relationship after two years. She has been in a relationship with Chilean music producer Koko Stambuk since October 2014.
|US Latin||US Latin Pop||MEX AMPROFON TOP100||MEX AMPROFON TOP20 Español|
|2013||Eclipse de Luna||9||2||6||3|
|MEX Monitor Latino||MEX Monitor Latino Pop||MEX Billboard México Airplay||MEX Billboard México Español Airplay||GRE Billboard Digital Songs||COS Monitec||US Latin Pop||US Latin Digital||US Latin Digital Pop|
|2013||"Tú y Yo"||65||25||9||4||4||1||20||25||12||Eclipse de Luna|
|"Eclipse de Luna"||122||43||27||12||11||5||—||—||—|
|2014||"Vas a Querer Volver"||62||21||13||6||—||3||23||—||19|
|"Todo Lo Que Soy"|
(featuring Alex Ubago)
|MEX Monitor Latino||MEX Monitor Latino Pop||MEX Billboard México Español Airplay||US Hot Latin Songs||US Latin||US Latin Pop||US Latin Digital||US Latin Digital Pop|
|2009||Mi Pecado (with Reik)||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||Un Día Más Edición Especial|
|2011||A Partir De Hoy (a dueto con Marco Di Mauro)||4||3||1||44||44||24||29||17||Algo Que Me Faltaba|
|2012||Te Daré Mi Corazón||Cachito de Cielo|
|2012||El arribo de Conrado Sierra||Ninfa|
|2015||Selección Canina||Maite Terranova||Voice only|
|2015||Un gallo con muchos huevos||Di||Voice only|
|2004-2006||Rebelde||Guadalupe "Lupita" Fernández||Co-lead role|
|2007||RBD: La Familia||May||Lead role; 13 episodes|
|2007||Lola, érase una vez||Herself / Mujer en Austria||Guest role|
|2008-2009||Cuidado con el ángel||María de Jesus "Marichuy" Velarde||Lead role|
|2009||Mi pecado||Lucrecia Córdoba Pedraza de Huerta||Lead role|
|2010||Mujeres asesinas||Estela||"Las Blanco, Viudas" (Season 3, Episode 4)|
|2010-2011||Triunfo del amor||Maria "Desamparada" Iturbide Gutiérrez||Lead role|
|2012||Cachito de Cielo||Renata Landeros||Lead role|
|2014||La Gata||Esmeralda "La Gata" de la Santa Cruz||Lead role|
|2015-2016||Antes muerta que Lichita||Alicia Gutiérrez López / Lichita||Lead role|
Awards and nominations
|2009||Best Young Lead Actress||Cuidado con el ángel||Won|
|2012||Best Lead Actress||Triunfo del Amor||Nominated|
|2015||Best Lead Actress||La Gata||Nominated|
|2016||Antes muerta que Lichita||Won|
- Special award of most influential (2012).
|2008||The Girl of My Dreams||RBD: La Familia||Nominated|
|2009||She's Got Style||Herself||Nominated|
|The Girl of My Dreams||Cuidado con el ángel||Won|
|2010||The Girl of My Dreams||Mi Pecado||Nominated|
|2011||The Girl of My Dreams||Triunfo del Amor||Won|
|2014||The Girl of My Dreams||Cachito de Cielo||Nominated|
|2015||Favorite Actress||La Gata||Nominated|
|Best Theme Novelero||Nominated|
|2016||Favorite Actress||Antes muerta que Lichita||Won|
|Actress Who Steals the Show||Un Gallo con Muchos Huevos||Nominated|
People en Español Award
|Year||Category||Title of work||Result|
|Best Couple (with William Levy)|
|Best Couple (with Eugenio Siller)|
|Best Young Lead Actress|
|Best Couple (with William Levy)||Won|
|2012||Queen of Twitter|
|2013||Album of the Year||Nominated|
|Song of the Year|
|Music Video of the Year|
|Best New Artist|
|The Most Beautiful Instagram|
|2014||Best Couple (with Daniel Arenas)||Nominated|
|Best Theme Song|
People en Español's 50 Most Beautiful
|2009||50 Most Beautiful|
|2010||50 Most Beautiful|
|2011||50 Most Beautiful|
|2012||50 Most Beautiful|
|2013||50 Most Beautiful|
|2014||50 Most Beautiful|
|2015||50 Most Beautiful|
Kids' Choice Awards Mexico
|Year||Category||Title of work||Result|
|Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie|
|Year||Category||Title of work||Result|
|2014||Artist With Best Style||Won|
|2010||Maite Perroni Brazilian Tour 2010|
|2013–2015||Eclipse de Luna Tour|