Niurka Marcos

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Marcos and the second or maternal family name is Calle.
Niurka Marcos
Niurka Marcos (2010)
Born Niurka Melanie Marcos Calle
(1967-11-25) November 25, 1967 (age 47)
Havana, Cuba
Citizenship Mexico
Occupation Actress, dancer and singer
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight 54 kg (119 lb)

Niurka Marcos (born 25 November 1967) is a Cuban-Mexican[1] singer, dancer, actress, and vedette. She is known professionally simply as Niurka.

Personal life[edit]

Niurka Marcos was born Niurka Melanie Marcos y Calle in Havana, Cuba. She has five siblings: Martha, Maribel, Thomas, María del Carmen, and Ernesto. Marcos dated and then married actor Bobby Larios in 2004.[2] After divorcing Larios, Marcos was married to Yanixán Texido from 2007 until May 26, 2009.[3] She was part of the first group of foreigners naturalized by President Vicente Fox[1] and has three Mexican-born children.[1] Their names are Kiko, Romina, and Emilio Osorio.


Marcos starred in the telenovela Velo de Novia, produced by her then-boyfriend Juan Osorio. In 2001, Marcos portrayed an erotic dancer named Karicia in the Mexican soap opera called Salome starring Edith González and Guy Ecker. In 2004, she was a contestant on the reality series Big Brother México.[2] She appeared as a supporting actress on La Fea Más Bella during 2006 and sang on its soundtrack album. In 2007, she released an album titled La Emperadora and posed for the February 2007 issue of the Mexico edition Playboy magazine.

She started her own show in 2008 called Espectacularmente Niurka. She also hosts El Show De Niurka which features games, dancing, singing and a jacuzzi in which she interviews other artists. Marcos was cast for a theatrical remake of La ronda de las arpías in August 2009.[4] In 2011, Marcos joined the cast of Emperatriz as the new villain.[5]


  • La Emperadora (2007)


■2015: Rica Famosa Latina- Self



  1. ^ a b c "Soy más mexicana que muchas otras: Niurka". Milenio. Retrieved 25 May 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Niurka Marcos" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2009-08-02. 
  3. ^ "Niurka Marcos y Yanixán se separan". People en Español (in Spanish). Retrieved 2009-08-03. 
  4. ^ "Niurka Marcos se rapa para ser una arpía". People en Español. 2009-08-03. Retrieved 2009-08-03. 
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