Christian Meier

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For other people named Christian Meier, see Christian Meier (disambiguation).
Christian Meier
Meier Peruano Japones.png
Christian Meier at Teatro Peruano Japonés, 20 July 2012.
Born Christian Dietrich Meier Zender
(1970-06-23) June 23, 1970 (age 46)
Lima, Peru
Occupation Actor, Singer, Model & Businessman
Years active 1994-present
Spouse(s) Marisol Aguirre (m. 1995; div. 2008)
Children 3
Parent(s) Gladys Zender
Antonio Meier
Relatives Sibylle, Karina & Antonio (siblings)

Christian Meier (born Christian Dietrich Meier Zender on June 23, 1970 in Lima) is a Peruvian actor and singer in Latin America, the US Hispanic market, and around the Spanish speaking world.

Biography[edit]

Meier was born on June 23, 1970 in Lima, Peru, the youngest of four siblings. He is the son of Gladys Zender, Miss Universe 1957, and Antonio Meier, Peruvian politician who in 2006 was elected mayor of the Lima district of San Isidro, and has two older sisters: Sibylle & Karina Meier Zender and one older brother, Antonio Meier Zender. He studied at the Miraflores Maristas School, a Marist Brothers congregation school. After finishing high school he studied Graphic Design graduating in early 1992.[1]

Career[edit]

Musician[edit]

In 1987, he formed the popular Peruvian alternative-rock band Arena Hash[2] with Pedro Suárez Vértiz, Patricio Suárez Vértiz and Arturo Pomar. Between the 1980s and early 1990s, he was the keyboardist of the band, and also did some singing. A few years later the band broke up and some of its members pursued a solo career.

In 1996 Meier released an album, No Me Acuerdo Quién Fui, which produced the singles, "tus huellas entre la mías" and "Carreteras Mojadas" (Wet Highways) that got the first positions in almost all radio station charts in Peru. the album went double platinum. In 1997 began the production of his second album Primero en Mojarme, with Manuel Garrido-Lecca, a well known musical producer that he worked with in Arena Hash. In 2002 Christian produced Once Noches, probably the album that brought him the most accolades. It contained the singles "Alguien" and "Novia de nadie" a duet featuring Spanish singer Mikel Erentxun. In 2016 premiere his most recent album called “Nada Ha Cambiado (Nothing has changed)” next to Gian Marco who also is producer of this albumby sings next to Christian in subject «Alguien (Someone)»; Although this album hiva isaliza next to Andrés Calamaro, but for unknown reasons could not be realized.

Acting[edit]

Christian has acted and starred in both soap operas and movies. His success has brought him fame in Latin American countries, in the US, Spanish speaking media, and around the Spanish speaking world.He also has his line of perfumes and appeared in commercials.

Personal life[edit]

He married Peruvian actress Marisol Aguirre in 1995. They met during the filming of the soap opera "Gorrión". They separated in October 2007, finalizing their divorce in November 2008.[3] They have three children together. He was in a relationship with American actress Genesis Rodriguez.

Movies[edit]

Year Title Role
1994 Watchers III The Outsider
1998 No se lo digas a nadie Gonzalo
2000 Ciudad de M Pacho
2004 Un Marciano llamado Deseo Jorge
2005 La mujer de mi hermano Ignacio
2008 Valentino y el Clan del Can Valentino (A Voice)
2012 Mar de Fondo Luis
2015 Asu Mare 2 Ricky
Magallanes Augusto Rivero
2016 Todos los hombres son iguales Joaquín

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1993 El ángel vengador: Calígula Claudio Guest
1994-95 Gorrión Gabriel Maidana Protagonist
1995 Malicia Francisco Protagonist
1996 Obsesión Jimmy Martel / Jano Protagonist
La Noche Daniel Brenner Protagonist
1997 Escándalo Álvaro Dupont Protagonist
1998-99 Luz María Gustavo Gonzálvez Protagonist
1999 Isabella, mujer enamorada Fernando De Alvear Protagonist
1999-00 Me muero por ti Alfonso Hidalgo Protagonist
2001 Amores... querer con alevosía Pablo Herreros Protagonist
2001-02 Lo que es el amor Efren Villarreal
2003-04 Luciana y Nicolás Nicolás Echevarría Protagonist
2004-05 Luna, la heredera Mauricio García Protagonist
2005-06 La Tormenta Santos Torrealba / Santiago Guanipa Protagonist
2007 Zorro: La Espada y la Rosa Diego de la Vega / El Zorro Protagonist
Decisiones Troquero TV-Series (1 Episode)
2008-09 Doña Bárbara Santos Luzardo Protagonist
2010-11 Alguien Te Mira Rodrigo Quintana Protagonist
2011-12 Primera dama Leonardo Santander Co-protagonist
2012-13 Lynch Emilio Triana TV-Series (3 Season)
2013 Cumbia Ninja Willy Vega TV-Series (1 Season)
2014 Cosita Linda Diego Luján Protagonist
Familia en venta Santiago TV-Series (1 Season)
La Malquerida Esteban Domínguez Parra Protagonist/Antagonist

Web[edit]

Year Title Role
2012 Arranque de pasión Jordi

References[edit]

  1. ^ Biografía de Christian Meier
  2. ^ El Comercio "Pedro Suárez Vértiz: "Resucitar Arena Hash sería un verdadero éxito" - actualizado marzo de 2010
  3. ^ peopleenespanol.com/pespanol/articles/0,22490,1821056,00.html "Christian Meier ya está divorciado", People en Español, July 8, 2008 (article in Spanish).

External links[edit]