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Perroni at International Film Festival in Guadalajara, March 2016.
Maite Perroni Beorlegui (born March 9, 1983) is a Mexican actress, singer, songwriter and producer, who is best known for starring in the Mexican telenovela Rebelde and the Netflix' series Dark Desire.
She further gained international fame as a member of the Latin Grammy nominated Latin 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 Perroni released her first solo album Eclipse de Luna (2013), which debuted in the third position at Amprofon Top 20, the main table of Mexican albums, and got to ninth position on the Billboard Latin Albums and second in Latin Pop Albums.
Maite Perroni Beorlegui was born in Mexico City but grew up in Guadalajara until age 12, when her family moved back to Mexico City. She has two younger brothers, Adolfo (born in 1986) and Francisco (born in 1992). In early childhood, Perroni had an inclination towards acting and appeared in many TV commercials and in some music videos. In school she was involved in acting, art, singing and dancing. She also participated as a dancer in a Disney Channel show. After graduating from high school, Perroni signed up for the Centro de Educación Artística (CEA), an acting school run by Televisa, and signed up for a three-year course, though it only took her two years to complete. She graduated and landed the role Guadalupe "Lupita" Fernandez, in the Mexican telenovela Rebelde. She was one of the six protagonists alongside Anahí, Dulce María, Christian Chávez, Alfonso Herrera, and Christopher von Uckermann. The series lasted three seasons.
Through the musical group she was a part of, RBD, she is an award-winning recording artist, performing sold-out concerts throughout Brazil, Mexico, Spain and Ecuador. Her first solo album, Eclipse de Luna, was released on the Warner Brothers label released in August 2013, and was considered a commercial success. It quickly climbed to number 3 on the Mexican Albums Chart and number 2 on the Billboard Latin Pop Albums chart. In 2014, she launched her own clothing line, known as Colección Maite Perroni. She has hosted prestigious awards shows such as the 2015 "Lo Nuestro Awards" and "The 25th Annual Hispanic Heritage Awards Ceremony." She has 8 million followers on Facebook, over 4 million follow her on Twitter, more than 5 million on Instagram, and more than 1 million YouTube subscribers.
In 2012, Maite voiced the lead roles in the Spanish language versions of several movies such as the DreamWorks' movie "El Origen de los Guardianes" (Rise of the Guardians) being "El Hada de los Dientes" (Tooth Fairy), Nahuala Film's "Selección Canina" (Canine's National Football Team) as "Maite Terranova" and Lionsgate's "Un Gallo con Muchos Huevos" (Little Rooster's Egg-cellent Adventure) as "Di".
Maite's TV career began when she starred in the telenovela (soap opera) "Rebelde". From the show came the musical group RBD, which featured Maite as a lead singer. She helped carry the group to worldwide recognition and acclaim; they won several awards including "Best Group of the Year," "Best album of the Year," "Best Concert," and "Best Song of the Year." RBD has sold over 50 million records and entirely sold venues such as "Estadio Maracaná" in Brazil, Madison Square Garden in New York, L.A. Coliseum, American Airlines Arena in Miami, Estadio Vicente Calderón in Spain, Auditorio Nacional and Palacio de los Deportes in Mexico City among others.
Her popularity was cemented in 2008 when she was selected by Mexico's youth to become one of the first Latin women to have an iconic Barbie doll fashioned after her. The Maite Perroni Barbie was a success in Mexico, elsewhere in Latin America, the United States, and Spain.
She has won numerous awards including the Tvynovelas Award's "Best Young Actress" for the soap opera, "Cuidado con el Ángel" (Don't mess with an Angel), Tvynovelas Award's "Most Popular Social Media Artist 2011", "Alta Inspiration Award 2016" by Alta Med, Tvynovelas Award's "Best Actress in a Leading Role" and "Favorite Leading Actress" at the "Premios Juventud 2016" both for the soap opera "Antes Muerta Que Lichita" (Anything But Plain).
She released her first solo album in 2013, entitled "Eclipse de Luna" (Moon Eclipse). The release of the music video for the album's first single, "Tu y Yo" was during the "Premios Juventud 2013" (2013 Youth Awards), which aired on Univision and was seen by over 13 million viewers. The CD reached #2 on the U.S. Latin Pop Charts.
In July 2016, she released a new single, Adicta. Its official video has over 7.5 million views on YouTube. During that year she also won numerous music awards such as "Best Latin Female Artist / Best Latin Female Video - Adicta" at the "Latin Music Italian Awards 2016" and "Latin Artist of the Year" by "La Caja de Música" in Spain.
Renowned for her beauty, Maite was selected to be among the top ten of the "100 Most Beautiful Faces 2016" by TC Candler - the only Mexican on the list for 5 years in a row. She has also made "The 50 Most Beautiful People in the World" list by People Magazine En Español for 8 years running. Maite has been an ambassador for the brand Proactiv in the U.S. Hispanic market for a long time.
Maite is fluent in Spanish and English. She is an Ambassador for PADF, an organization with the mission of raising awareness and combatting child labor. Variety picked Maite as one of the "Top 10 Latinas to Watch" in 2015 Maite is a longtime time Brand Ambassador for Proactiv in the U.S. Hispanic market. She also has a record deal with Warner Music.
Perroni made her acting debut starring in Rebelde, a remake of the acclaimed Argentine 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 third 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.
In 2009, Perroni was named the new queen of the telenovelas by Univision.
In 2012, Perroni was confirmed to star with Pedro Fernandez in Cachito de Cielo, her fifth lead role.
On July 12, 2014, People en Español named Perroni the new queen of Mexican telenovelas.
In 2015, Perroni landed her seventh lead role next to Arath De La Torre, called "Antes muerta que Lichita". It became a hit right away in Mexico and the U.S., where she was invited to promote it, as she has a huge fanbase in North America.
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.
In 2012, Perroni released a single called "Te daré mi corazón" that was used for her telenovola "Cachito de Cielo".
In late 2012, Perroni announced that she will record her first solo album called Eclipse de Luna.
On July 16, 2013, Perroni released a bachata song called "Tu y Yo".
In May 2014, Perroni released another bachata song called "Vas A Querer Volver" which is also the theme song for her soap opera La Gata.
In June 2014, Perroni released a duet song with Alex Ubago called "Todo lo que soy" which was the couple's theme song in the telenovela La Gata.
On July 14, 2016, Perroni released her first single called Adicta. She performed it at Premios Juventud 2016. It will be included in her new album soon to be released.
In fall 2014, Perroni 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."
|Year||Album details||Peaks||Certifications |
|US Latin||US Latin Pop||MEX AMPROFON TOP100||MEX AMPROFON TOP20 Español|
|2013||Eclipse de Luna
|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)
(featuring Cali & El Dandee)
|2018||"Como Yo Te Quiero"
(featuring Alexis & Fido)
|"Bum Bum Dale Dale"
|MEX Monitor Latino||MEX Monitor Latino Pop||MEX Billboard México Airplay||MEX Billboard México Español Airplay||COS Monitec||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||2||1||1||44||44||24||29||17||Algo Que Me Faltaba|
|2012||El arribo de Conrado Sierra||Ninfa|
|2014||El Origen de los Guardianes||Tooth Fairy||Dubbing role|
|2015||Selección Canina||Maite Terranova||Voice role|
|2015||Un gallo con muchos huevos||Di||Voice role|
|2018||Dibujando el cielo||Sofia|
|2019||Doblemente embarazada||Cristina||Also producer|
|2020||Un rescate de huevitos||Di||Voice role|
|2004-06||Rebelde||Guadalupe "Lupita" Fernández||Lead role|
|2007||RBD: La familia||May||Lead role; 13 episodes|
|2007||Lola, érase una vez||"The New Cinderella"||Guest role|
|2008-09||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 Blanco||Episode: "Las Blanco, Viudas"|
|2010-11||Triunfo del amor||María "Desamparada" Iturbide Gutiérrez||Lead role|
|2012||Cachito de cielo||Renata Landeros||Lead role|
|2014||La Gata||Esmeralda "La Gata" / Renata de la Santa Cruz||Lead role|
|2015-16||Antes muerta que Lichita||Alicia Gutiérrez López / Lichita||Lead role|
|2017-18||Papá a toda madre||Renée Sánchez Moreno||Lead role|
|2019||El juego de las llaves||Adriana "Adri" Romero||Lead role; 10 episodes|
|2020||Herederos por accidente||Lupita "Lu" Marques||Lead role; 13 episodes|
|2020||Cómo Sobrevivir Soltero||Herself||Guest role; Episode 7: "Romcom"|
|2020||Oscuro deseo||Alma Solares||Lead role; 18 episodes|
|2009||Best Young Lead Actress||Cuidado Con El Ángel||Won|
|2012||Best Lead Actress||Triunfo del Amor||Nominated|
|Musical Theme||"A Partir de Hoy" (with Marco DiMauro)||Nominated|
|2015||Best Lead Actress||La Gata||Nominated|
|2016||Antes muerta que Lichita||Won|
|2018||Papá a toda madre||Won|
|Favoritos del público|
|2013||The Prettiest||Cachito de cielo||Nominated|
|Favorite Couple (with Pedro Fernández)||Nominated|
|Favorite Kiss (with Pedro Fernández)||Nominated|
|2012||Award of most influential||N/A||Recipient|
|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||Triunfo del Amor||Won|
|2014||Cachito de Cielo||Nominated|
|2015||Favorite Actress||La Gata||Nominated|
|Best Theme Novelero||"Vas A Querer Volver"||Nominated|
|2016||Favorite Actress||Antes muerta que Lichita||Won|
|Actress Who Steals the Show||Un Gallo con Muchos Huevos||Nominated|
|Best Couple (with William Levy)||Nominated|
|Best Couple (with Eugenio Siller)||Nominated|
|Best Young Lead Actress||Nominated|
|Best Couple (with William Levy)||Won|
|2012||Queen of Twitter||Won|
|2013||Album of the Year||Nominated|
|Song of the Year||Nominated|
|Music Video of the Year||Nominated|
|Best New Artist||Nominated|
|The Most Beautiful Instagram||Nominated|
|2014||Best Couple (with Daniel Arenas)||Nominated|
|Best Theme Song||Nominated|
|Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie||Nominated|
|2014||Artist With Best Style||Won|
|2020||Mexican Actress of the Year||Won|
12 consecutive years: 2008-2019
|2010||Maite Perroni Brazilian Tour 2010|
|2013-15||Eclipse de Luna Tour|
|2018||Maite Perroni Live Tour|