Ana Brenda Contreras

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Contreras and the second or maternal family name is Pérez.
Ana Brenda Contreras
Born Ana Brenda Contreras Pérez
(1986-12-24) December 24, 1986 (age 27)
Mcallen, Texas, United States [1]
Occupation Actress, singer
Years active 2003–present
Spouse(s) Rumbada (2013–2014)

Ana Brenda Contreras (born Ana Brenda Contreras Pérez on December 24, 1986 in McAllen, Texas, United States), sometimes credited simply as Ana Brenda, is a Mexican actress and singer.[1]


Growing up between Tamaulipas and Houston,[2] Ana Brenda Contreras moved to Mexico City at the age of 15, to participate in the reality show Pop Stars, where she was a finalist and member of the band, t'detila. They recorded an album with the same name. In 2003, she joined the Center for Arts Education Televisa to study acting. In 2005, she appeared as Juanita in the telenovela Barrera de amor, produced by Ernesto Alonso.

In 2006, Ana Brenda participated in a production of Grease. That same year, she had a role in the novela Duelo de Pasiones as Claudia, which was produced by Juan Osorio.

In 2008, she starred in the film "Divina Confusion," directed by Salvador Garcini. She also starred as the protagonist "Violeta Madrigal" in the telenovela Juro Que Te Amo, which was produced by MaPat.

In 2009, producer Carla Estrada offered her the role of antagonist in the telenovela Sortilegio. In this novela, she played "Maura Albarran," a character who is in love with Alejandro Lombardo, the character played by William Levy. That same year, Ana Brenda was offered a role in the Mexican hit series Mujeres Asesinas. She also had a part in the series Tiempo Final.

In 2010, she portrayed Aurora, the best friend of the protagonist, in the remake of Teresa. She played Carol in the musical Timbiriche el Musical.

In August 2011, she starred in the telenovela La que no podia amar as Ana Paula, the lead protagonist.

In 2013, Ana Brenda starred in Nathalie Lartrilleaux's telenovela: Corazón indomable alongside Daniel Arenas.[3][4] It lasted 161 episodes.

Personal life[edit]

On April 4, 2013, Ana Brenda married Alejandro Amaya in a civil ceremony in Las Vegas. On May 14, 2014, she sent a press release informing the permanent separation with her spouse.


Telenovelas & Movies
Year Project Role Notes
2005 Barreras de Amor Juana 'Juanita' Sánchez Supporting role
2006 Duelo de Pasiones Nora/Claudia Supporting role
2008 Divina Confusión Bibi Movie
2008-09 Juro Que Te Amo Violeta Madrigal Campero de Aldama Protagonist
2009 Mujeres Asesinas 2 Marcela Garrido Protagonist
Episode:"Las Garrido, codiciosas"
Cabeza de buda Invited Movie
Tiempo Final Valentina Episode: Diva
Sortilegio Maura Albarrán Main villain/antagonist
2010-11 Teresa Aurora Alcazár Coronel de Sánchez Co-protagonist
2011-12 La Que No Podia Amar Ana Paula Carmona Flores de Montero Main Protagonist
2013 Corazón Indomable Maricruz Olivares/María Alejandra Mendoza Olivares Main Protagonist
2014 Volando Bajo Mariana Arredondo Movie
2015 Quiero odiarte pero te amo Victoria Main Protagonist


  • Vaselina 2006
  • Aladino 2008
  • Timbiriche el Musical 2010
  • Honeymoon Suite 2014

Awards and recognition[edit]

Premios Diosas de Plata[edit]

Year Category Film Result
2009 Female Revelation Divina confusión Won[5][6]

TVyNovelas Awards[edit]

Year Category Telenovela Result
2011 Best Co-star Actress Teresa Nominated
2012 Best Lead Actress La que no podía amar
2014 Corazón Indomable [7]

Premios Juventud[edit]

Year Category Title of Work Result
2012 Girl that takes your sleep away La que no podía amar Won
2014 Girl that takes your sleep away Corazón Indomable Nominated
She's Got Style

People en Español[edit]

Year Category Telenovela Result
2012 Best Actress La que no podía amar Nominated
Best Couple with Jorge Salinas Won[9]
2013 Best Actress Corazón indomable Nominated
Best Couple with Daniel Arenas


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