Wanda Nara

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Wanda Nara
Born (1986-12-10) 10 December 1986 (age 27)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Nationality Argentine
Years active 2005–present

Maxi López (2008-2013)

Mauro Icardi (2014-)
Children 3

Wanda Nara (born 10 December 1986) is an Argentine media personality, and sister of Zaira Nara.


She debuted on stage as a second vedette in the summer theater season of 2005–2006 in the revue Humor en Custodia.[1] In late February 2006, rose to fame after rumors of an affair of a few days with Diego Maradona, that she confirmed although the football player has denied.[2] In the summer theater season of 2006–2007 she was vedette in the revue King Corona of Jorge Corona, however, after two months, left the revue for alleged abuse of the comedian and his wife.[3] She became even better known when she began appearing on TV saying she was a virgin, but finally, in May 2007, she confessed on Susana Giménez's TV show that it was a lie.

She signed a contract with Showmatch's Patinando por un Sueño, later in 2009 Wanda participated in El Musical de tus Sueños and in 2011 in Bailando 2011, a contest she left to go to Italy with her husband and because of her pregnancy.[6]

Personal life[edit]

She married on May 23, 2008, to Sampdoria footballer Maxi López, and the wedding party was on May 31.

The couple's first child was born on January 25, 2009 in the sanatorium of the Trinity of Buenos Aires, and is called Valentino Gastón López, and on December 19, 2010 Constantine the couple's second child was born. On Tuesday, July 19, 2011 confirmed her third pregnancy with her husband on the show Bailando 2011 in Argentina where she was participating after the host of the show Marcelo Tinelli, asked her.

Nara and López split after her relationship with López's former Sampdoria teammate Mauro Icardi, now with Internazionale, was exposed. She and López began divorce proceedings in December 2013. Nara and Icardi subsequently married in May 2014, not long after the divorce was finalised, at a small ceremony in Buenos Aires, Argentina.[1] During the April 2014 Serie A match between Sampdoria and Inter, López notably refused to shake Icardi's hand, leading the press to dub the game "Wanda derby".[2]