María Eugenia Suárez

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Maria Eugenia (China) Suárez
Birth name María Eugenia Suárez Riveiro
Born (1992-03-09) March 9, 1992 (age 22)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Genres Pop, Latin Pop
Occupations Actress, singer, model, spokesperson, dancer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2003—present
Labels Cris Morena Group/ Sony BMG
Associated acts Teen Angels, Cris Morena and Pol-ka

María Eugenia Suárez Riveiro (Spanish pronunciation: [maˈɾi.a euˈxenja ˈswaɾes]; born March 9, 1992 in Buenos Aires), also known as Eugenia Suárez and China Suárez; is an Argentine actress, singer and model. She is the best known for her role of Jaz Romero in the Cris Morena Group series Casi Ángeles and as a member of its group Teen Angels.


Suárez made her acting debut in the television series Rincón de Luz (2003), created by Cris Morena.[1]

The year later, she had a small role in teelevision series Floricienta, also created by Morena. Recurring roles in Amor Mío and Amo de Casa followed in 2005 and 2006.

In 2007, Suárez landed the role of Jazmín "Jaz" Romero in Morena's series Casi Ángeles, which achieved international success.[2][3] She also became a member of successful music group Teen Angels, along with Casi Ángeles co–star Lali Espósito, Nico Riera, Gastón Dalmau and Peter Lanzani. In 2011, Eugenia left Teen Angels due to personal reasons and was replaced by castmate Rochi Igarzábal.

In 2011 enters the cast of Los unicos, the display of El Trece, starring opposite Mariano Martinez, Nicolas Cabre Nicolas Vazquez and Griselda Sciliani. It is part of the strip until 2012, in his second season. Later stars opposite Nicolas Pauls the miniseria of Cosmopolitan,[4] 30 días juntos.

In 2013 returns to work in Pol-ka in the new comedy Solamente vos, with Adrian Suar, Natalia Oreiro and Lali Esposito.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Suárez was born to Guillermo Suárez and Marcela Riveiro in Buenos Aires; she had a Japanese grandmother, Marta Mitsumori born in Kochi Prefecture. When she turned seventeen, Suárez left home in order to pursue a career in acting.[6] In 2009 it was confirmed she dated her Casi Angeles co-star Nico Riera. In 2010, she dated Ignacio "Nacho" Viale, the grandson of Mirtha Legrand.[7][8] In 2012 she started dating Nicolás Cabré, her co-star from the hit TV-show Los únicos and on Aug 18th 2013 they welcomed their first child, a baby girl named Rufina.[9]


Year Title Channel Character
2003 Rincón de luz Canal 9 Pía
2004–2005 Floricienta El Trece Paz
2005 Amor mio Telefe Violeta
2006 Amo de casa Canal 9 Catalina
2007–2010 Casi Ángeles Telefe Jazmín Romero
2011–2012 Los Unicos Canal 13 Sofía
2012 30 días juntos Cosmopolitan Leni
2013 Solamente vos El Trece Julieta Cousteau
2014 Camino al amor Telefe


Year Title
2003 Rincón de luz
2007 Teen Angels
2008 Teen Angels 2
2009 Teen Angels 3
2010 Teen Angels 4

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated Notes Result
2008 CAPIF Award Best Album by a Film/Television Band Teen Angels 2 With Teen Angels Nominated
2009-10 Los 40 Principales Award Best Argentine Artist Teen Angels Won
2011 Kids' Choice Awards Argentina Best Actress Casi Ángeles with Casi Ángeles Won
2011 Kids' Choice Awards Argentina Revelation Casi Ángeles with Casi Ángeles Nominated
2013 Kids' Choice Awards Argentina Twitter Star of the Year Herself Nominated


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