Natalia Oreiro life and biography

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Natalia Oreiro biography

Date of birth : 1977-05-17
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Montevideo, Uruguay
Nationality : Uruguayan
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-01-07
Credited as : Actress and singer, career in soap operas, Dulce Maria, Muneca Brava

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Latin beauty Natalia Marisa Oreiro Iglesias is a Latin Grammy-nominated Uruguayan singer, actress and fashion designer of Galician ancestry, who developed most of her career in Argentina. She sold more than 5 millions albums worldwide. Natalia Oreiro began her career in soap operas.

Early years and Career

Natalia studied drama at the age of eight and at twelve started auditioning for advertisements. During her teens she appeared in more than 30 television commercials for such trade marks as Coca Cola, Pepsi and Johnson & Johnson. At the age of 16 she moved to Argentina to work there and unleash her ambition to be a star. She worked as an MTV VJ and in 1995, she landed a role in the soap opera Dulce Ana. She was then cast in the TV series 90-60-90 modelos (1996) and next in Ricos y famosos (1997) (playing Valeria). Next, she starred in the Argentinian film Un Argentino en New York (1998). After the movie, Natalia launched her first album, Natalia Oreiro and the single "Cambio dolor" became the opening theme for her next acting project, the prime time show Muñeca Brava (1998–1999). For her performance in Muñeca Brava, Natalia was nominated twice (1998 and 1999) for a Martín Fierro Award as best actress in a leading role. In January 2000, Natalia was named "Celebrity of the Year" by E! Entertainment Television. She became popular in Russia due to the success of Muñeca brava in that country and was even invited to star in a Russian telenovela .

She pursued her musical career with the next album Tu Veneno and presentations in "Gala de la Hispanidad", "Gala de Murcia" (both in Spain) and "Festival de la Calle 8" in Miami. Her most important appearance was in the prestigious Latin television show Sábado Gigante Internacional, hosted by Don Francisco. Natalia's major achievement at this time was her music performance in Chile at the Viña del Mar Festival 2000, for which she was crowned Queen of that event. The album scored a Latin Grammy nomination for Best Pop Female Vocal Album, but lost to Christina Aguilera's Mi Reflejo.

On January 2000 Natalia was mentioned "Celebrity of the Year" by E! Entertainment Television Network. She was pursuing her music career with the next album "Tu Veneno" and presentations in "Gala de la Hispanidad", "Gala de Murcia" (both in Spain) and "Festival de la Calle 8" in Miami. Her most important appearance was in the prestigious Latin TV Show "Sabado Gigante Internacional". Natalia's major achievement was her music performance in the Viña del Mar Festival 2000, in Chile, for which she was crowned as the Queen of that event. On December 31, 2001, she married boyfriend Ricardo Mollo, in Fernando de Noronha. Mollo is the leader of Argentinian rock band "Divididos". Prior to her marriage, she was in a relationship with Pablo Echarri for 6 years who she met on the show Inconquistable corazón. Her third album, Turmalina, was released in 2002 along with her new telenovela "Kachorra".

Discography:
* Natalia Oreiro (1998)
* Tu Veneno (2000)
* Turmalina (2002)

Television:
* Inconquistable corazón (Canal 9, 1994—1995) as Victoria
* Dulce Ana (Canal 9, 1995) as Verónica Iturbe Montalbán
* 90-60-90 modelos (Canal 9, 1996—1997) as Lucía Peralta
* Ricos y famosos (Canal 9, 1997—1998) as Valeria García Méndez de Salerno
* Muñeca brava (Telefe, 1998 — 1999) as Milagros 'Mili' Esposito-Di Carlo de Miranda (Cholito/Carlitos) | young Rosario
* Kachorra (Telefe, 2002) as Antonia Guerrero (Kachorra) alias Rosario Achával | Piojo
* El Deseo (Telefe, 2004) as Carmen
* Botines (Canal 13), 2005 as Renée - the episode "Bailarina en rosa y verde"
* Sos mi vida (Canal 13, 2006–2007) as Esperanza Muñoz "La Monita"
* Patito feo (Canal 13), 2007 as Patricia González - guest appearance
* Amanda O (on internet), 2008-2009 as Amanda O
* Recurso Natural (Canal 7), 2008 - Host
* Se dice de mi (Canal Encuentro), 2010 - Host
* Un Argentino en New York (1998) as Verónica 'Vero' De Ricci
* Cleopatra (2003) as Milagros alias Sandra
* La guerra de los gimnasios (2004) as telenovela actress
* Las vidas posibles (2005) as Marcía Miconi
* La peli (2006) as Lola Montero
* Música en espera (2008) as Paula Otero
* Francia (2010) as Cristina
* Miss Tacuarembó (2010) as Natalia "Cristal" | Cándida López

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