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.


Early life

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.


Acting career

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.

In 2010, Mai was confirmed to star with her previous co-star, William Levy, in Triunfo del Amor, a remake of the Venezuelan classic Cristal.

In 2012, Perroni was confirmed to star with Pedro Fernandez in Cachito de Cielo, her fifth lead role.

In 2014, it was confirmed that Perroni was to star in her sixth lead role in a telenovela called La Gata along with Daniel Arenas, Erika Buenfil, and Laura Zapata. It aired on May 5, 2014.

On July 12, 2014, People en Español named Perroni and Angelique Boyer the new queens of Mexican telenovelas.

Musical career

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".

She recorded a song with Reik, entitled "Mi Pecado", which was used as the opening song for the telenovela, Mi Pecado.

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

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.

Mai stars in commercials for Giraffas, Pepsi, Proactiv, Teleton, Pantene, Coppel.

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."

Personal life

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.


YearAlbum detailsPeaksCertifications
(sales threshold)
2013Eclipse de Luna
  • Release date: August 23, 2013
  • Label: Warner Music
  • CD, Digital download


MEX Monitor LatinoMEX Monitor Latino PopMEX Billboard México AirplayMEX Billboard México Español AirplayGRE Billboard Digital SongsCOS MonitecUS Latin PopUS Latin DigitalUS Latin Digital Pop
2013"Tú y Yo"65259441202512Eclipse de Luna
"Eclipse de Luna"122432712115
2014"Vas a Querer Volver"622113632319
"Todo Lo Que Soy"
(featuring Alex Ubago)


MEX Monitor LatinoMEX Monitor Latino PopMEX Billboard México Español AirplayUS Hot Latin SongsUS LatinUS Latin PopUS Latin DigitalUS Latin Digital Pop
2009Mi Pecado (with Reik)Un Día Más Edición Especial
2011A Partir De Hoy (a dueto con Marco Di Mauro)4314444242917Algo Que Me Faltaba

Promotional singles

2012Te Daré Mi CorazónCachito de Cielo



2012El arribo de Conrado SierraNinfa
2015Selección CaninaMaite TerranovaVoice only
2015Un gallo con muchos huevosDiVoice only


2004-2006RebeldeGuadalupe "Lupita" FernándezCo-lead role
2007RBD: La FamiliaMayLead role; 13 episodes
2007Lola, érase una vezHerself / Mujer en AustriaGuest role
2008-2009Cuidado con el ángelMaría de Jesus "Marichuy" VelardeLead role
2009Mi pecadoLucrecia Córdoba Pedraza de HuertaLead role
2010Mujeres asesinasEstela"Las Blanco, Viudas" (Season 3, Episode 4)
2010-2011Triunfo del amorMaria "Desamparada" Iturbide GutiérrezLead role
2012Cachito de CieloRenata LanderosLead role
2014La GataEsmeralda "La Gata" de la Santa CruzLead role
2015-2016Antes muerta que LichitaAlicia Gutiérrez López / LichitaLead role

Awards and nominations

TVyNovelas Award

2006Musical ThemeRebeldeWon
2009Best Young Lead ActressCuidado con el ángelWon
2010Mi pecadoNominated
2012Best Lead ActressTriunfo del AmorNominated
Musical ThemeNominated
2015Best Lead ActressLa GataNominated
2016Antes muerta que LichitaWon
  • Special award of most influential (2012).

Premios Juventud

2008The Girl of My DreamsRBD: La FamiliaNominated
2009She's Got StyleHerselfNominated
The Girl of My DreamsCuidado con el ángelWon
2010The Girl of My DreamsMi PecadoNominated
2011The Girl of My DreamsTriunfo del AmorWon
2014The Girl of My DreamsCachito de CieloNominated
2015Favorite ActressLa GataNominated
Best Theme NoveleroNominated
2016Favorite ActressAntes muerta que LichitaWon
Actress Who Steals the ShowUn Gallo con Muchos HuevosNominated
Best FansPerronitosNominated

People en Español Award

YearCategoryTitle of workResult
2009Best Actress
Cuidado con el ángel
Best Couple (with William Levy)
2010Best Actress
Mi Pecado
Best Couple (with Eugenio Siller)
Best Young Lead Actress
2011Best Actress
Triunfo del Amor
Best Couple (with William Levy)Won
2012Queen of Twitter
Maite Perroni
2013Album of the Year
Eclipse de Luna
Song of the Year
"Tú y Yo"
Music Video of the Year
Best New Artist
Maite Perroni
The Most Beautiful Instagram
2014Best Couple (with Daniel Arenas)
La Gata
Best Actress
Best Theme Song
'"Vas a Querer Volver"

People en Español's 50 Most Beautiful

200950 Most Beautiful
201050 Most Beautiful
201150 Most Beautiful
201250 Most Beautiful
201350 Most Beautiful
201450 Most Beautiful
201550 Most Beautiful

Kids' Choice Awards Mexico

YearCategoryTitle of workResult
2014Favorite Actress
La Gata
2013Favorite Actress
Cachito de Cielo
Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie
El Origen de los Guardianes

Estilo DF

YearCategoryTitle of workResult
2014Artist With Best Style

Solo Tour

2010Maite Perroni Brazilian Tour 2010
2013–2015Eclipse de Luna Tour