Thalia was first known as Marimar is a Mexican singer, songwriter, actress, author, entrepreneur, fashion designer and radio presenter.
Thalia has sung in various languages like Spanish, English, Filipino, French and Portuguese.
She is identified as the most successful and influential female Mexican singer worldwide and is often referred to as the ‘Queen of Latin Pop’ by international media.
It is mainly because of her legacy within the Latin pop music scene for the last three decades.
As a solo artist, she has sold over 40 million records worldwide.
She has had dozens of top 10 singles, 16 of which went to number one and she has received numerous accolades, including five Billboard Latin Music Awards (from 17 nominations), several Premios Juventud and Lo Nuestro Awards, as well as seven Latin Grammy Award nominations.
Thalia is now 45 years old but still a glamorous epitome of an ageless beauty, some years after she starred in hit telenovelas ‘Marimar,’ ‘Rosalinda,’ ‘Maria la del Barrio’ and ‘Maria Mercedes.’
She is still glowing and has managed to maintain her youthful glow and seamless body.
Thalia has been a breakthrough star in the Spanish-speaking world and in the Philippines.
Prior to her small-screen reign, she produced chart-topping hits such as ‘Amor a la Mexicana,’ ‘Desde Esa Noche’ and ‘No No No.’
The actress met her fans in the country and released her compilation album ‘Nandito Ako,’ which went 2x diamond with over a million copies sold in the country in 1997.
Through the years, Filipino stars remade the four big telenovelas popularized by Thalia in the ’90s.
Dingdong Dantes and Marian Rivera starred in the remake of ‘Marimar’ in 2009 which was televised in the US and several Asian countries.
Carla Abella was tapped to portray the titular role in the remake of ‘Rosalinda’ because of Marimar’s success.
Erich Gonzales of ABS-CBN, portrayed Thalia’s original lead role in ‘Maria la del Barrio,’ while Jessy Mendiola starred in the remake of ‘Maria Mercedes.’