Melissa Martínez

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Melissa Martínez
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Melissa Martinez in 2010
Melissa Maria Margarita Martínez Romero

(1979-11-14) November 14, 1979 (age 40)
OccupationActress, television host
Years active1998–present

Melissa Martínez, (full name: Melissa Maria Margarita Martinez Romero; born on November 14, 1979 in Barranquilla), is a Colombian American actress and hostess.[1]

Early life[edit]

She was born in Barranquilla, Colombia, daughter of Nelly Romero Sosa journalist, actress and radio personality, and Guillermo Martinez Navarro journalist and radio personality as well. she began her interest in the artistic industry at 8 years old, when her mom took her to be part of the scene of the comedy TV show she was acting in barranquilla town, called " Que Sainete". Since that day Martínez participated in plays, dance shows, choir, and the school orquestra as a lead singer. She attended catholic school and graduated from Social Communications and journalism at Uniatonoma del Caribe University in her home town. .[2]


Martínez has made numerous television appearance as herself. From 1998 through 2000 at the same time that Martínez was studying social communication she was working as a lead actress in the comedy show called Cual es la Vaina (What is the Matter) in Barranquilla, Colombia.

2007, she worked as a co-host and model for the Telemundo show Buena Fortuna on Telemundo. In the same year she was named Miss Congeniality at the Long Beach Grand Prix in Long Beach, California.

2008, Martínez had a supporting role in the film The Crown Underneath Her Feet.

2009, she starred in the film Life vs Death. In the same year, she shot a comedy pilot for NBC called The Good Life and was the weather girl on Canal 22 (Channel 22), a Spanish TV station in Los Angeles.

2011, appeared as the lead actress and model in the Mexican singer Cristian Castro's music video "Lo Dudo".

2012, Martínez hosted a mystical and Entertainment national show on LATV.[3]

Currently[when?], Martínez is doing what she loves the most, Comedy in the national TV show El Pelado de la Noche on Azteca America[4]


Year Title Role
2007 Buena Fortuna Herself as co-host/model/dancer
2008 The Crown underneath her feet Supporting role
2009 Life vs Death Devil (starring role)
The good Life Maria (supporting role)
Noticias 22 Herself / co-host
2011 Video Lo Dudo for famous Mexican singer Cristian Castro Herself
2012 Astroloko Herself / co-host
El Pelado de la Noche Herself / comedy main cast


  1. ^ Melissa Martínez. Lo máximo en música Archived October 21, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Melissa Martínez La Prensa Colombiana Archived October 1, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Hispanic PR Wire Archived January 25, 2013, at
  4. ^ "Melissa Martínez Azteca America". Archived from the original on September 15, 2012. Retrieved September 9, 2012.

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