Michelle Vieth

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Vieth and the second or maternal family name is Paetau.
Michelle Vieth
Born Michelle Vieth Paetau
(1979-11-11) November 11, 1979 (age 36)
Marshalltown, Iowa, United States
Nationality American / Mexican
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 1995-present
Spouse(s) Héctor Soberón (2002-2004)
Leandro Ampudia (2004-2010)
Partner(s) Christian Aparicio
Children Leandro Ampudia (b. 2005)
Michelle Ampudia (b. 2007)
Christian Aparicio Jr. (b. 2014)
Parent(s) Dennis Vieth
Monica Petau Rellstab
Relatives Alberto, Axel, Armando & Xavier (brothers)

Michelle Vieth (Spanish pronunciation: [miˈtʃel βjet]; born Michelle Vieth Paetau) is an American-born Mexican actress and model, best known for starring in telenovelas.


She and her family moved to Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico when she was three years old. Her father Dennis Vieth resides in Marshalltown Iowa in the United States. Vieth has four younger siblings Alberto, Axel, Armando, and Xavier. At the age of 15 she was invited to be an extra in the telenovela Acapulco, cuerpo y alma. Chilean producer Valentín Pimstein later invited her to a casting for Televisa, however they suggested that she first enroll in the Centro de Educación Artistica (CEA) to study acting and modeling.[citation needed] Two years later, she auditioned for Mi Pequeña Traviesa and landed the leading role.[citation needed]

In 2006, she was on Big Brother Celebrity VIP Mexico, and exited the fourth week of the show, finished 11th place.

She was married to Hector Soberon and Leandro Ampudia. She has two children Leandro and Michelle with Leandro Ampudia. In June 3, 2014 she give birth Christian Aparicio Jr. from relationship with Christian Aparicio.


Telenovelas, Series, Theater, TV Show
Year Title Role Notes
1995-96 Acapulco, cuerpo y alma Special Appearance
1997 Mi pequeña traviesa Julia Paz/Julio Paz Protagonist
1998-99 Soñadoras Lucía de la Macorra Young Protagonist
1998 De Estos Locos Quedan Pocos Theatrical Performance
1998 Mi Preciosa Traviesa Theatrical Performance
1998 Festival Acapulco Herself/Presenter TV Show
1999-00 Mujeres engañadas Paola Montero Protagonist
2001 Amigas y Rivales Laura González Protagonist
2002-03 Clase 406 Nadia Castillo Bojorquez Supporting Role
2003 Mujer, casos de la vida real TV Series
2003 Un Big Enredo Theatrical Performance
2004 Corazones al límite Lorena
2004 Copa América Herself/Presenter TV Special Program
2005 La Madrastra Vivian Sousa de San Román Supporting Role
2006-07 Mundo de Fieras Karen Farias Rivas del Castillo Supporting Role
2006 Emisiones del teleton Herself/Presenter TV Show
2006 Big Brother VIP 2 Herself Reality Show-Finished 11th Place
2007-08 Al Diablo con los Guapos Pilar Special Appearance
2008 La traición Michelle Phillips Supporting Role
2008-09 Cuidado con el Angel Ana Julia Villaseñor Antagonist
2012-13 La Otra Cara del Alma Daniela de la Vega Quijano/Daniela Aldama de la Vega Protagonist
2013 La Isla, el reality Herself Reality Show-Finished 18th Place

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Telenovela Result
1998 TVyNovelas Awards Best Female Revelation Mi Pequeña Traviesa Nominated
1999 Debut of the Year Won
2004 Premios Bravo Best Actress in Television Won

Other awards

  • Recognition by Career from Government of Acapulco in 2006
  • Recognition for Lifetime Achievement from Programa Mueveteb in 2006
  • Recognition by the Ministry of Tourism Acapulco and the Trust for Tourism Promotion of Acapulco in 2009

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