Galilea Montijo

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Montijo and the second or maternal family name is Torres.
Galilea Montijo
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Born Martha Galilea Montijo Torres
(1973-06-05) June 5, 1973 (age 43)
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Occupation Actress, comedian, model, TV presenter
Years active 1993-present
Spouse(s) Fernando Reina Iglesias
Partner(s) Silvio Fornaro (1994-1997)
Cuauhtemoc Blanco (2003-2006)
Jorge Krasovsky (2009-2011)
Children Mateo Reina Montijo (b. 2012)

Galilea Montijo (born Martha Galilea Montijo Torres on June 5, 1973, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico) is a Mexican actress, comedian, model and TV presenter. She currently hosts Hoy, a morning show of Televisa that airs Mondays through Fridays in Mexico (Canal de las Estrellas) and on United States (Univision).[1] Montijo hosted the talent-reality show Pequeños Gigantes, which was a success in Mexico and in the United States by Univision in its 1st and 2nd editions (2011 and 2012 respectively). In 2014, she hosted "Va Por Ti" - a co-production of Univision and Televisa that first aired on Univision, beating the competition in the ratings. In 2015, she hosts "Me Pongo De Pie" that will air in Mexico and United States.[1]


Montijo started her career after winning La Chica TV in 1993.[1] She has participated in several telenovelas.[1] From 2001 to 2005, Galilea hosted the show VidaTV. In 2002, she participated in the reality show Big Brother VIP and won. In 2005, she also participated in the second season of Bailando por un Sueño. In 2006, Montijo starred in the Mexican telenovela La Verdad Oculta, opposite Gabriel Soto.[1]



Television programs[edit]



  • Perras (2011) as adult Frida


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