Looking for stepping into acting and at the same time want to make someone ideal. I have a name in mind whom we are going to discuss today.
She is Itati Cantoral who is not only famous in Mexico but in different parts of the world.
Who is Itati Cantoral?
Itati Cantoral Zucchi is a Mexican actress, dancer, singer, producer. She belongs to Spanish and Italian descent.
She is famous for portraying the character of Soraya Montenegro in Televisa’s telenovela Maria la del Barrio in 1995.
Her fame further rose when she stepped into the role of Mr. Amigo a Brownsville Texas.
Her work in the maldita Iisiada scene in Maria la del Barrio went viral as an internet meme.
Early Life of Itati Cantoral
Itati Cantoral was born on 13 May 1975. She belongs to Mexico City, D.F., Mexico. She stepped into her family profession.
Her mother is an Argentine actress of Italian descent whose name is Itati Zucchi and his father Robert Cantoral is a songwriter and singer.
If talking about her siblings she has two three brothers and their names are Roberto and Carlos. Her third brother Jose Cantoral is also an actor and singer.
Cantoral began acting at a very young age and at the age of 13 she was admitted into the Television actor’s academy Centro de Educacion Artistica.
She made her television debut in 1986 with the series La telarana.
After working in the telenovela Muchachitas in 1991 the doors to enter into the theatre of Mexico City were opened for her.
Itati Cantoral Career
Itati Cantoral has been active in the entertainment industry since 1986. In 1993 she got to work in Dos Mujeres, un camino along with many other stars.
The other performers that were present in this project wither were Laura Leon, Erik Estrada, Lorena Herrera, Bibi Gaytan, Jorge Salinas, Selena Quintanilla with the members of Grupo Bronco as well.
After working on this project, her talent was exposed in Mexico and Latin America. She fitted into the role of Soraya Montenegro who was the villain in Maria la del Barrio from 1995-to 1996.
In this show, she acted with Thalia and Fernando Colunga.
From 1996 to 1997 she was featured in Tu y yo working with Joan Sebastian, Salud, Maribel Guardian, and dinero y Amor.
It was the sequel of the Mexican telenovela Premio mayor.
Cantorl was portraying the role of female villain” Raquel Villavicencio” in the Televisa’s Sin Pecado Concebido. This production included Carlos Ponce and Angelica Rivera in 2001.
Rise to Fame
From 2002-2003 she was seen in Brazilian Production Vale Todo. This was the story of Telemundo’s EI alma herida a teenage girl who succeeded to crossed the Mexican-US border to find her lost mother.
In 2004 in Mexico City’s Teatro Insurgentes production of Cabaret in the character of Sally Bowles.
In 2006 she was starred in the Telemundo production of Julio Jimenez’s La Viuda de Blanco along with Francisco Gattorno.
It was the beautiful story of a beautiful woman who was unjustly imprisoned and returned to Trininda searching for her reclaim past.
Itati Cantoral put life into the character of Aljendra Alvares Del Castilo from 2009-2010 in the hit Televisa’s telenovela Hasta que el dinero nos separe with the singer and actor Pedro Fernandez.
For this role, she won the Best Actress at the Premios TVy Novelas.
This telenovela also won in the main category and this category was Best Couple of the Year.
She appeared as the protagonist in different roles while working in Mexican theatre including Sweet Charity, Mame the Musical, Aventurera, and many more.
In 20108 she performed as Mexican actress Silvia Pinal while acting for her biography in the television series Silvia Pinal, Frente a Ti.
For this role, she was nominated in the category of Best Actress in a Tv series at the Premios TVy Novelas.
If heading towards the career of Itati Cantoral as a singer she has released two albums one of them was Itati Canta a Roberto Cantoral. This album was produced by her late father Roberto Cantoral.
In 2018, Itati became part of the CD tribute to her father “Roberto Cantoral: Siempre Vivo”. The song that was played on this CD was Me Esta Gustando.
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Itati Cantoral Personal Life
Itati Cantoral has quite interesting personal life to share. She has married twice. Her first husband was Eduardo Santamarina who she met at CEA Televisia where they became classmates.
They started to work together in De Frente al Sol in 1992 and after five years they appeared together for the second time as protagonist Sakud, Dinero y Amor where love begin to blossom within them.
They two dated for two years and tied knots in a civil wedding on 8 September 1999. Then they married in church on January 22, 2000.
After a couple of days, Itati announced that she is pregnant with twins. The twin’s boys were born on August 3, 2000. After five years of living together, the couple got separated in 2004.
While working on La Viuda de Blanco she developed a personal association with Carlos Alberto Cruz.
They announced that they are in a legal relationship since 2008 on October 9, 2008.
She gave birth to a girl named Maria Itati. But her second could also not survive and they ended up living together in 2017.
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Itati Cantoral Net Worth
Itati Cantoral has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million. It’s the result of her constant hardworking that she has been nominated several times in different award shows and won them too.
Working in lead roles her popularity raised out of Mexico and spread to Latin America.
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