Danna Paola, born Danna Paola Rivera Munguía, rose to prominence with the Mexican telenovela Amy, the Girl with the Blue Backpack. She has become unstoppable ever since scaling up her career with Netflix's racy teen drama Elite.
A pop-star, model, and now a global star, Paola has starred in dozens of television shows throughout her early childhood and teenage years. Let's look at seven exciting facts about Paola.
7. How Old is Danna?
Born on June 23, 1995, Danna is 24 years old as of now. Since Danna was born on the 23rd of July, she belongs to Cancer-Gemini Cusp. Talking about the 23 years old height, she stands 5 feet and 3 inches tall (1.6 m).
Paola was homeschooled for most of her life due to her career as an actress and musician.
6. Is Danna Paola Mexican?
Yes, Danna Paolo is Mexican; she was born and raised in the Mexico City of Mexico.
Danna's mother, Patricia Munguía, and father, Juan José Rivera Arellano, were the vocalist of the Mexican band, Grupo Ciclón, and Los Caminantes. Danna has an older sister named Vania Rivera Munguía.
5. Released Debut Studio Album At the Age of Six
Like her parents, Paola is a brilliant singer. Besides providing the vocals, she can also play the piano and guitar. Her first studio album, Mi globo azul, was released in 2001 via Universal Music.
The songs from her albums have been used as a soundtrack in telenovelas, children's music, and film. What's more, a total of five songs of Paola's were taken as the soundtrack for the season one and two of Elite, including the English-language song, So Good.
In addition to dubbing the voice of Rapunzel in the Latin American Spanish version of Tangled, Paola also sang the Disney song, I See the Light, in the Spanish language. Danna appeared as a judge on the singing-competition series La Academia in 2019.
4. Her Big Breakthrough Came in 2004
At the age of 4, Paola, along with her sister, Vania, became the cast of Plaza Sesamo, the Mexican version of Sesame Street. She had already become a star performer by the age of six.
However, the 24 years old achieved breakout success as Amy Granados-Betancourt Arteaga in the successful children's series, Amy, la niña de la mochila azul. As of now, Paola has appeared on more than 20 television shows.
3. Net Worth of Danna Paola
Danna Paola's net worth is estimated to be around $100,000. She has performed as a primary character in numerous television shows as María Belén, Amy, la niña de la mochila azul, Pablo y Andrea, Atrévete a soñar, ¿Quién es quién?, La Doña, and most recently in Elite.
Paola made her film debut with Tear This Heart Out in 2008 and starred in the 2018 movie Lo más sencillo es complicarlo todo. She also dubbed some well-known characters into Spanish, namely Rapunzel from Tangled and Tippolina Tucci from Home.
The 24 years old actress became the new face of L'Oreal Paris's "Casting Crème Gloss" hair color line in January 2016. She has appeared in both print and television advertisements of the brand, which is targeted for the Latinamerican market. Paola's acting and musical career, along with endorsement deals, can be credited to her net worth of $100,000.
2. She Finds it Hard To Maintain a Relationship
During an episode of the Mexican reality show La Academia, the 24 years old actress-singer spoke about her struggle of making a relationship work as an artist.
"I have been in my career for 20 years, and I have never done well in love, really. When you get into these things, you can hardly maintain a relationship, you can hardly be calm. So remember that, they might love us a lot, but they may only love us when those people want. "
Paola had been romantically linked with her co-star Jorge Lopez; however, she denied the rumors revealing she is single and happy. "With Jorge. We have made a super beautiful relationship. I do not have boyfriend. I am happy and single", Paola said to several Mexican media when asked about her trip to Spain with Lopez.
1. Loved Playing the Ruthless 'Lu' in Elite
Danna Paola portrayed Lucrecia "Lu" Montesinos Hendrich in the Spanish thriller teen drama web television series Elite. In a conversation with Teen Vogue. Paola exclaimed,
"I was tired of playing the ‘poor little girl. It is the first time in my whole career that I played a character like this, ‘the villain’ and ‘mean girl,’ and I had always wanted to experiment a challenge like this as an actress. I enjoyed it so much because it has so much meat to dig in."