Niurka Marcos

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Niurka Marcos
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Marcos performing in 2010
BornNiurka Melanie Marcos Calles
(1967-11-25) November 25, 1967 (age 50)
Havana, Cuba
Other names
  • La Mujer Escándalo
  • La Reina del escenario
  • La Emperadora
  • La Cubana de Fuego
CitizenshipCuban (1967-2002)
Mexican (2002-present)[1]
OccupationActress, dancer and singer
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight54 kg (119 lb)
Spouse(s)
Juan Osorio
(m. 1998; div. 2003)

Bobby Larios
(m. 2004; div. 2006)

Yanixán Texido
(m. 2007; div. 2011)

Niurka Melanie Marcos Calles (born November 25, 1967) is a Cuban-Mexican[2] singer, dancer, actress, and vedette. She is known professionally simply as Niurka.

Personal life[edit]

Marcos was born in Havana, Cuba to Carmelo Marcos, a Cuban navy major, and Salustiana "Celeste" Calles, a housewife. She has five siblings: Martha, Maribel, Thomas, María del Carmen, and Ernesto. Marcos dated and then married actor Bobby Larios in 2004.[3] After divorcing Larios, Marcos was married to Yanixán Texido in 2007; the couple split in May 2009 and, in Feb 6, 2011, they divorced.[4][5] She was part of the first group of foreigners naturalized by President Vicente Fox[2] and has three Mexican-born children.[2] Their names are Itzcoatl "Kiko", Romina, and Emilio.[6]

Career[edit]

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 Salomé starring Edith González and Guy Ecker, for which she earned a TVyNovelas Award for Best Supporting Actress at the 20th TVyNovelas Awards. In 2004, she was a contestant on the reality series Big Brother México.[3] She appeared as a supporting actress on La Fea Más Bella during 2006 and sang on its soundtrack album on the track "Se Busca Un Hombre." In 2007, she released an album titled La Emperadora and posed for the February 2007 issue of the Mexican edition of 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.[7] In 2011, Marcos joined the cast of Emperatriz as the new villain.[8]

Discography[edit]

  • Alcatraz Es... Dulce (1999)
  • Latin Pop (2001)
  • La Emperadora (2007)
  • Soy La Llave (TBA)

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1998 Vivo Por Elena Myrtha Recurring role
1998 Gotita de amor Constanza Recurring role
1999 Nunca te olvidaré Alcatráz Cordero Recurring role
1999 Tres mujeres Yamilé Nuñez Recurring role
2001 Salomé Karicia Supporting role
2003-2004 Velo de novia Vida Supporting role
2004 Big Brother México Herself Contestant
2004 Corazones al límite Dulce María Recurring role
2004 Escándalo TV de noche Herself Co-host
2006-2007 La fea más bella Paula María Conde Supporting role
2008 Fuego En La Sangre Maracuya Recurring role
2008 Espectacularmente Niurka Herself Host
2008 El Show de Niurka Herself Host
2011 Ella es Niurka Herself Host
2011 Emperatriz Ángela 'Quimera' Galván Recurring role
2012 La mujer de Judas Ricarda Araujo Recurring role
2014 Mi corazón es tuyo Herself Guest role
2014 Soy tu doble Herself Judge
2015 Rica, Famosa, Latina Herself Main role
2016 Rica, Famosa, Latina Herself Main role
2016 El minuto que cambió mi destino Herself Documentary
2017 Rica, Famosa, Latina Herself Main role

Other[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Niurka ya es mexicana". vLex. Retrieved 2018-07-22.
  2. ^ a b c "Soy más mexicana que muchas otras: Niurka". Milenio. Retrieved 25 May 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Niurka Marcos" (in Spanish). EsMas.com. Archived from the original on 2014-08-23. Retrieved 2009-08-02.
  4. ^ "Niurka Marcos y Yanixán se separan". People en Español (in Spanish). Retrieved 2009-08-03.
  5. ^ "Niurka finalmente se divorció de Yanixán". Azteca Uno (in Spanish). Retrieved 2011-02-15.
  6. ^ "Jaime Bayly entrevista a Niurka Marcos" (in Spanish). Mega TV. Retrieved 2018-08-03.
  7. ^ "Niurka Marcos se rapa para ser una arpía". People en Español. 2009-08-03. Retrieved 2009-08-03.
  8. ^ http://www.oem.com.mx/esto/notas/n2192020.htm

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