Nora Salinas

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Nora Salinas
Born Alicia Nora Ortiz Salinas
(1976-06-07) 7 June 1976 (age 42)
Monterrey, Mexico
Occupation Actress
Years active 1994–present
  • Miguel Borbolla (m. 2002; div. 2004)[1][2]
  • Mauricio Bécker (m. 2008; div. 2012)[3]
Children 2

Nora Salinas (born Nora Alicia Ortiz Salinas on June 7, 1976 in Monterrey, México) is a Mexican actress and former model. She has appeared in numerous soap operas, several plays and film "Cicatrices" for which she won a "Diosa de Plata" award as New Actress.


Salinas first obtained international recognition in the telenovela "Esmeralda" alongside Leticia Calderon, as the damsel in distress Graciela. She was noticed in Esmeralda for her ability to portray the dramatic and often extremely love-obsessed character of Graciela who was in love with a poor foreman Adrian (Alejandro Ruiz) but has to suffer under the control of her aristocratic mother Fatima (Laura Zapata).

She was further internationally recognized as the antagonist Fedra in the telenovela "Rosalinda". In Rosalinda, Salinas portrayed a cruel and ambitious woman who makes the lead character, Rosalinda (Thalia) suffer. As a new twist in her career, veering away from her villainous and often mature roles, Salinas joined the telenovela for children, "Carita de Angel". In "Carita de Angel" Salinas gave life to the character of Tia Pelucas. Salinas showcased her comic side in "Carita de Angel" and was identified with the characters various wig color changes.

Her more recent important work is Fuego en la Sangre, where she portrayed the role of the conservative Sarita, who eventually discovers true love from a man who happens to be her family's mortal enemy.

Personal life[edit]

Nora was born in Monterrey. Her parents are Nora Alicia Salinas de León and Jose Luis Ortiz. Her siblings are José Luis, Natalia y Karla. She was a model before she became an actress, and she won 'Miss Tamaulipas' in 1993 and came in second place in the Miss Mexico Pageant the same year. Later in 1996 she won the 'El Rostro del Heraldo' award.

Salinas was married briefly to Miguel Borbolla, from 2002 to 2004, and they have a son together, José Miguel, born in 2002. She has a daughter called Scarlett Becker Ortiz, born in 2010 with Mauricio Becker.



Year Title Role Notes
2005 Cicatrices Clara Debut film


Year Title Role Notes
1994 Agujetas de color de rosa Jessica Television debut
1996 Confidente de secundaria Bianca Supporting Role
1997 Esmeralda Graciela Antagonist
1999 Rosalinda Fedra Pérez Romero Antagonist
2000 DKDA: Sueños de juventud Leticia del Rosal Main Antagonist
2000–01 Carita de ángel Estefanía Larios de Gamboa Co-protagonist
2001 María Belén Ana del Río Protagonist
2001 Navidad sin fin Alejandra Protagonist
2004 Amy, la niña de la mochila azul Dr. Emilia Álvarez-Vega Protagonist
2005 Sueños y caramelos Lupita Supporting Role
2006 La fea más bella Carolina Ángeles Co-protagonist
2007 Destilando amor Karla Antagonist
2007 Amor sin maquillaje Adriana
2008 Fuego en la sangre Sarita Elizondo Acevedo Co-Protagonist
2009 Tiempo final Cristina Sarmiento Episode: "Periodista"
2009–10 Atrévete a soñar Nora 3 episodes
2011 Como dice el dicho Elena Episode: "Quien mucho amenaza"
2011 Historias delirantes Susana Episode: "La adivina"
2012 Un refugio para el amor Aurora 3 episodes
2013 Nueva vida Clara 2 episodes
2013 La Tempestad Rebeca Co-Protagonist
2014 La malquerida Juliana Palacios Antagonist
2015 Amores con trampa Estefany Main Antagonist
2017 El bienamado Dulcina Samperio Co-Protagonist
2018 Hijas de la luna Esmeralda Recurring Role

Awards and nominations[edit]

TVyNovelas Awards[edit]

Year Category Telenovela Result
1997 Best Female Revelation Confidente de secundaria Nominated
1998 Best Co-star Actress Esmeralda Won
2000 Best Co-star Actress Rosalinda Nominated
2007 Best Co-star Actress La fea más bella

Premios Diosa de Plata[edit]

Year Category Telenovela Result
2006 Best Female Revelation Cicatrices Won

As herself[edit]

Year Title TV-Show
2004 Premios TVyNovelas Herself
El effecto dominó
Big Brother VIP: México
Big Brother VIP 3
2005 Celebremos México: Para amarte más
Lo que no vio de premios - TVyNovelas
2007 Premios TVyNovelas


  1. ^ "Discreta boda de Salinas". (in Spanish). Retrieved 1 April 2018. 
  2. ^ "Nora Salinas pagará pensión a Miguel Borbolla". (in Spanish). Retrieved 1 April 2018. 
  3. ^ "¡Quiso acuchillarla! Nora Salinas ya corrió a su marido". (in Spanish). Retrieved 1 April 2018. 

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