Jimena Barón

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Jimena Barón
Born
Jimena Guevara Barón

(1987-05-24) 24 May 1987 (age 32)
NationalityArgentina
Other names
  • Jimena Barón
  • J Mena
OccupationActress and singer
Years active1998–present
Notable work
Son amores
Los Roldán
Casi Ángeles
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Partner(s)Daniel Osvaldo (2013–2015)
Juan Martín del Potro (2017–2018)
Rodrigo Romero (2018)
Mauro Caiazza (2018–2019)
ChildrenMorrison Osvaldo (b. 9 March 2014)
Parent(s)Jorge Guevara and Gabriela Barón
RelativesFederico Barón (Brother)
Isabel Barón (Sister)

Jimena Barón (born May, 24 1987 in Buenos Aires), who records as J Mena, is an Argentine actress and singer. She is the sister of actor Federico Barón.[1]

Career[edit]

She debuted in 1998 in television series Gasoleros at the age of 11, for which she won Martín Fierro Award for Best Child Actor. She also won the Argentine Film Critics Association Award for Best New Actress for her role in 1998 film El Faro.[2] Barón is also well known for her roles in series Son amores, Los Roldán and Casi Ángeles.

Personal life[edit]

She is the sister of Argentine actor Federico Barón.

She met the soccer player Daniel Osvaldo by phone, under the suggestion of actress Eugenia Tobal. He was playing in Italy at the time, and returned to Argentina to meet her under the pretense of a legal problem. She left the cast of Sos mi hombre and moved to Italy with him, and he left his wife Elena Braccini and his two daughters. Osvaldo had a son with Baron, and both of them returned to Argentina when he signed for Boca Juniors. She broke up with Osvaldo in 2015.[3] She began dating Argentine tennis player, Juan Martín del Potro in April 2017, but the couple split in February 2018.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Format Role Notes
1998 Gasoleros TV Series Loli Martín Fierro Award for Best Child Actress
El Faro Film Aneta as a child Argentine Film Critics Association Award for Best New Actress
2000 Calientes TV Series Malena
2001 El soldero de mi vida TV Series Ana "Anita" Campos
2002–03 Son amores TV Series Lila
2004–05 Los Roldán TV Series María Roldán González
2006 Sos mi vida TV Series María Victoria Lopéz
2007 Son de Fierro TV Serie Estefania Wonmes
2008 Por amor a vos TV Series María Concepción Molinari
2009–10 Casi Ángeles TV Series Esperanza Bauer
2009–10 Casi Ángeles Theatre Adaptation of Casi Ángeles
2011 Los únicos TV Series Poly
2015 Esperanza mía TV series Gilda

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of studio albums with selected details and chart positions
Title Studio album details Peaks
ARG
[4]
La Tonta
  • Released: 8 September 2017[5] (ARG)
  • Label: Self-released
  • Formats: CD, digital download
19
La Cobra
  • Released: 2 August 2019 (ARG)
  • Label: Self-released
  • Formats: CD, digital download
3

Singles[edit]

List of singles showing year released and album name
Title Year Peaks Certifications Album
ARG
[6]
ARG
Nat.

[7]
URU
[8]
"La Tonta" 2017 6 La Tonta
"QLO"
"Que Regreses Tú" 2018 Non-album singles
"Me Falta el Sol"
(featuring Carlos Ares)
100
"Se Quema"
(with Miss Bolivia)
2019
"La Cobra" 3 3 8 La Cobra
"Quien Empezó"
(featuring Cazzu)
51 6
"Se Acabó" 42
"Dos Corazones" 69
"Ya Quisieran" TBA
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Promotional singles[edit]

Title Year Album
"No Te Siento" 2016 La Tonta
"La Tormenta"
"Atrás del Sol" 2018 Non-album singles
"Bailando"

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category For Result
1998 Martín Fierro Awards Best Child Actress Gasoleros Won
Argentine Film Critics Association Awards Best New Actress El Faro Won[2]
2018 Gardel Awards Best New Pop Artist Album La Tonta Won[10]
2019 MTV Europe Music Award Best Latin America South Act Jimena Barón Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ Biography for Jimena Barón at the Internet Movie Database
  2. ^ a b Awards for Barón at the Internet Movie Database
  3. ^ Pablo Procopio and Juan Cruz Sánchez Mariño. "JIMENA BARON Y DANIEL OSVALDO. "Esto se terminó. No soporto que el padre de mi hijo me diga `prostituta´"" [Jimena Baron and Daniel Osvaldo: "This is over. I can not put up with the father of my son calling me a 'whore'"] (in Spanish). Gente. Retrieved 17 July 2015.
  4. ^ Peak positions for albums in Argentina:
  5. ^ "Jimena Barón presentó "La Tonta", la canción que le dedicó a Daniel Osvaldo". Infobae (in Spanish). 21 July 2017. Retrieved 31 July 2017.
  6. ^ Peak positions in Argentina:
  7. ^ Peak positions on the Argentina National Songs chart:
  8. ^ "Top 20 Uruguay – Del 3 al 9 de Junio, 2019" (in Spanish). Monitor Latino. Retrieved 17 June 2019.
  9. ^ "Jimena Barón: "Mi hijo Momo nació en el baño de mi casa en Italia"". Infobae (in Spanish). 5 August 2019. Retrieved 5 August 2019.
  10. ^ "Premios Gardel 2018: El discurso de Jimena Barón que hizo llorar a Karina La Princesita". Clarín (in Spanish). 30 May 2018. Retrieved 23 July 2018.

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