Brenda Daniela Asnicar Mendoza (born October 17, 1991) known professionally as Brenda Asnicar is an Argentine actress, dancer and singer. She's mostly known for her role in the hugely successful telenovela Patito Feo as Antonella Lamas Bernardi. In 2013, she starred as Juana Carbajal, one of the protagonists in the Colombian series Cumbia Ninja, filmed in Bogotá for Fox.
Brenda Daniela Asnicar Mendoza was born on 17 October 1991 en San Isidro,Buenos Aires,Argentina, To Argentine parents Gustavo Asnicar y Adriana Mendoza. She is of Italian and Austro-Hungarian descent, She has one brother Ivan and her religion is Roman Catholicism. Brenda studied during her childhood at the Italian Cultural Centre Villa Adelina, where she learned to speak fluent Italian.
Brenda Asnicar made her debut in show business at age 11, when she was chosen from among thousands of applicants to participate in Cantaniño (aired on Telefe). Initially selected as part of the choir, she ended her participation as a co-presenter of the program.
In 2002, she worked with Jimena Cyrulnik on an entertainment program. In 2003 she appeared on Chicos Argentinos on Buenos Aires channel 7, and at that time made her first CD recording - "Caminos", as part of the group from that show. In 2006 she appeared on "Tour Caminos 2006", with the Chicos Argentinos.
In 2003, Asnicar also began working as a model. She continued with such houses as Jactan and Marcela, until 2007, when she was cast as the villainess "Antonella Lamas Bernardi" in Patito Feo ("Ugly Duckling"), a youth-oriented TV comedy series.
In 2007, Asnicar was named to the Clarín Entertainment Awards 2007 for "Best Female Breakout star". In 2008 she participated in "Patinando por un sueño".
Following the success of Patito Feo, its cast, including the star, Laura Esquivel, toured several South American countries in 2009.
In 2009, Brenda played the role of Mia in "Mia, mi amiga invisible", when she recorded two songs: "Himno al amor" and "Nada cuesta sonar".
In February 2010, Asnicar and Nicolas Zuviria made a show to advertise the album Zuviria, entitled Ellas. On 22 June 2010 Asnicar returned to play the role of Antonella for a play concerning the world of Patito Feo. In 2010 she traveled to Italy to appear on the TV program Who Framed Peter Pan?, produced by Paul Bonolis.
Then she played the role of Nuria in Suena conmigo, when Brenda recorded three songs: "Hablan de mi", "Siempre te esperare" and "Hagas lo que hagas".
In April 2011, she toured Italy with Antonella in Concert, playing as her Patito Feo character.
In 2011-2012, she recorded a TV series, Los unicòs, when she interpreted Keira.
During 2012-2013, Brenda appeared in the hit soap opera, Corazón Valiente, in the role of Fabiola.
In 2013, she starred in the movie Cumbia Ninja with Ricardo Abarca como Juana.
Asnicar began her career as a member of the choir Cantaniños, on a Telefe show. As part of that group she made her first recording, "Caminos", in 2006. In 2007 she appeared on Patito Feo, which included singing. During that time she released the successful single "Las Divinas".
In 2009, Asnicar performed two promotional cuts for the TV series, "Mía, mi amiga invisibe". In 2010 she appeared with "Sueña Conmigo". In 2011 she began recording and producing solo records. The first single released was "Tus Juegos", in November 2011. In November she also released her cover of an Amy Winehouse song, "You Know I'm No Good", to honor the deceased British songstress.
In 2012, Brenda joined the second season of the TV series Los Unicos in Argentina as long as she changed her outlook style, drawing her hair extensions in pink colour. Also, in April 2012 she prepare her first solo album as she wrote all her songs by herself at her studio home.This period she collaborated with the company perfumes Clider, and in the summer she will sign for an accessories -clothes shop called "Elisa De Jenario".
Musical shows and tours
In 2006, the Chicos Argentinos presented the comedic show "Tour Caminos 2006". In 2007-2008, she appeared in Patito Feo: La Historia Más Linda En El Teatro, which presented the most popular songs from the TV program. In 2011 she presented several shows in Italy based on her Antonella character. In late 2011 she appeared in a fashion week show singing a cover from Amy Winehouse's hit song I'm Not Good. Moreover the song is going to be included in Brenda's solo album. She has a relationship with Gijs Groeneveld.
TV and film
|2003–2006||Chicos Argentinos||as herself||presenter|
|2007–2008||Patito Feo||Antonella Lamas Bernardi||Principal Antagonista|
|2009||Mia,mi amiga invisible||Mia||Protagonista|
|2010–2011||Sueña Conmigo||Nuria Gómez||Principal Character|
|2011–2012||Los Únicos||Keira Beltrán||character.|
|2012-2013||Corazón Valiente||Fabiola Ferrara||co-Protagonista|
|2013-2014||Cumbia Ninja||Juana Carabajal||Protagonista|
Patito Feo en el teatro
|2008||Patito Feo: La Vida Es Una Fiesta
Patito Feo: Fan Edition
|2010||Sueña conmigo: La canción de tu vida||
|2007||Las Divinas||Brenda Asnicar||Patito Feo|
|2007||Tango llorón||Brenda Asnicar||Patito Feo|
|2008||Nene bailemos||Brenda Asnicar||Patito Feo|
|2008||Diosa única||Brenda Asnicar||Patito feo|
|2009||Himno al amor||Brenda Asnicar||Mia, mi amiga invisible (uncredited)|
|2010||Hablan de mí||Brenda Asnicar||Sueña conmigo|
|2010||Siempre te esperarè||Brenda Asnicar||Suena conmigo|
|2011||Hagas lo que hagas||Brenda Asnicar||Sueña conmigo 2|
|2011||Tus Juegos||Brenda Asnicar||TBA|
|2011||If ain't got you||Brenda Asnicar||(cover Alicia Keys)|
|2012||Call Tyrone||Brenda Asnicar||(cover Erykah Badu)|
|2012||You know I'm not good||Brenda Asnicar||(cover Amy Winehouse)|
|2013||Salten como yo||Brenda Asnicar||TBA|
|2013||Ojos En La Espalda||Brenda Asnicar feat. Ricardo Abarca||Cumbia Ninja|
|2013||Ceviche||Brenda Asnicar feat. Ricardo Abarca||Cumbia Ninja|
|2013||El Heroscopo Dice||Brenda Asnicar feat. Ricardo Abarca||Cumbia Ninja|
|2006||Tour Caminos 2006||Brenda||Chicos Argentinos||Argentina|
|2007||Patito Feo: La Historia Más Linda En El Teatro||Antonella Lamas Bernardi||Patito Feo||Latin America|
|2008||Patito Feo: El Show Más Lindo||Antonella Lamas Bernardi||Patito Feo||Latin America|
|2011||Antonella, Divina en concierto||Antonella Lamas Bernardi||Patito Feo||Italy|