Aracely Arámbula

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Arámbula and the second or maternal family name is Jacques.
Aracely Arámbula
Born Aracely Arámbula Jacques
(1975-03-06) March 6, 1975 (age 41)
Residence Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Nationality Mexican
Other names "La Chule"[1]
Occupation Actress, model, singer
Years active 1994–present
Partner(s) Fernando Colunga(2000-2001) Luis Miguel (2005–2009)
Children 2

Aracely Arámbula Jacques (Spanish pronunciation: [aɾaˈseli aˈɾambula ʝaks]) is a Mexican actress, model and singer.

Life and career[edit]

Early life[edit]

Aracely Arambula Jacques was born in Chihuahua, Mexico, on March 6, 1975.[2] She is descended from French and Basque.[citation needed] At age 13, while attending high school education, began her road to fame, participating in beauty pageants. In 1996, Aracely won for "El rostro de El Heraldo de México", which launched her career.

Acting career[edit]

She began performing small roles in the telenovelas Prisionera de amor (1994), Acapulco, cuerpo y alma (1995) y Canción de Amor (1996). During her third year of studies at the Centro de Educación Artística of Televisa, Aracely received the opportunity to act in the telenovela Cañaveral de pasiones.

In 1997 Aracely played the younger version of Veronica Castro's character in Pueblo Chico, Infierno Grande. Then acted in telenovelas El alma no tiene color and Rencor apasionado, where she played her first antagonistic role. Aracely Arambula got her first starring role in the teen telenovela Soñadoras (1998) and then participated in Alma Rebelde (1999).

Her consecration as the protagonist came with Abrázame muy fuerte produced by Salvador Mejía, in 2000. Aracely continued its success with the latest telenovela of her first stint as television actress: Las vías del amor (2002), where she also sang the theme song. Besides music and television, Aracely entered the theater with productions such as Muchachos de Nueva York, Coqueluche, and Hermanos de Sangre.

In 2008, Aracely paused in her acting career, but she took her time fame as hostess of the program Todo Bebé. In 2009, Aracely Arambula returned to television sets to star in the umpteenth version of Corazón salvaje, where she had a double role. In 2010, Aracely Arambula debuted as the protagonist of the play Perfume de Gardenia which many considered the rival show of Aventurera.

In 2013, Aracely returned to telenovelas with La Patrona, produced by Telemundo and Argos, where she shares credits with Christian Bach and Jorge Luis Pila. In addition she sang two songs for the telenovela. Also, after the success obtained in La Patrona, Telemundo chose her as the lead in a melodrama based on the classic novel by Victor Hugo, Les Miserables, which will be produced in 2014.[3][4]

Music career[edit]

She began in music singing nursery rhymes to participate in a tribute to Francisco Gabilondo Soler entitled Ellas Cantan Cri Cri.[5] In 2001, Arambula was part of the Abrazame Muy Fuerte soundtrack.[6]

In 2003, Aracely Arambula was nominated at the Billboard Latin Music Awards in the categories of Best Album, Best Duo and Best Regional Mexican Song with her production "Sólo Tuya" (2003); subsequently released the studio album Sexy, produced by Selena's brother, A.B. Quintanilla.[1][7] Arámbula also writes songs and plays guitar.[citation needed]

Arambula has recorded two songs for La Patrona. These songs include "La patrona"[8] (the theme song of the telenovela), and "Juntos tú y yo". Arambula currently working on an upcoming studio album she plans to release in 2014. "We are working on the album and you will soon know the music, meanwhile, sounds in "La Patrona" two songs that I sing. Would be an unpublished and grupero, I like that style because I am north", said Arambula.[7]

Personal life[edit]

She has also dabbled as an entrepreneur to lend her image for perfumes and cosmetics company in Mexico. For years her brother, Dr. Leonardo Arambula, who manages her career. Together they have a spa in Mexico City.[1]

From 2005-2009 she dated Luis Miguel. Together they have sons Miguel (born January 1, 2007) and Daniel (born December 18, 2008).[9]


Year Title Role Notes
1994 Prisionera de amor Recurring role
1995 Acapulco, cuerpo y alma Aidé's friend Recurring role
1996 Cañaveral de pasiones Leticia Cisneros "Lety" Recurring role
1996 Canción de amor Recurring role
1996-1997 Mujer, casos de la vida real Various roles
  • Episode: "Quiero ser estrella"
  • Episode: "Ella y él"
1997 Pueblo chico, infierno grande Young Leonarda Ruán Recurring role
1997 El alma no tiene color Maiguálida Roldán Recurring role
1998 Rencor apasionado Mayteé Monteverde Recurring role
1998-1999 Soñadoras Jacqueline de la Peña Lead role
1999 Alma rebelde María Elena Hernández Recurring role
1999-2000 DKDA: Sueños de juventud Aracely Recurring role
2000-2001 Abrázame muy fuerte María del Carmen Campusano Lead role
2002-2003 Las vías del amor Perla Gutiérrez Vázquez Lead role
2009-2010 Corazón salvaje Regina Montes de Oca / Aimée Montes de Oca / Regina Montes de Oca Ribera Lead role
2013 La Patrona Gabriela Suárez / Verónica Dantes "La Patrona" Lead role
2014-2015 Los miserables Lucía "Lucha" Durán Lead role
2016-2017 La Doña[10] Altagracia Sandoval Lead role


Year Production Role
2010–12 Perfume de Gardenia Gardenia Peralta
2015 Por qué los hombres aman a las cabronas[11] Dulce



Studio albums[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
Sólo tuya 35 19
Sexy 20
Linea de Oro
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Soundtrack albums[edit]

List of albums
Title Album details
Abrazame Muy Fuerte


As lead artist[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
"Te Quiero Mas Que Ayer"
(feat. Palomo)
2002 27 9 Sólo tuya
"Sexy" 2005 23 Sexy
"Maldita Soledad"
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

As featured artist[edit]

Title Year Album
(DJ Kane feat. Aracely Arámbula)
2005 Capítulo II: Brinca

Promotional singles[edit]

Title Year Album
"Las vías del amor" 2002 Linea de Oro
"La patrona" 2013 non-album song

Other appearances[edit]

Title Year Other artist(s) Album
"La Maquinita" 1999 N/A Ellas Cantan a Cri Cri
"Niña y mujer" 2001 N/A Abrázame muy fuerte
"Miedo" N/A
"Bla, bla, bla" N/A
"Salva a tu México" 2011 María Victoria ¡Víva la Reina de México!
"Juntos tú y yo" 2013 N/A non-album song

Music videos[edit]

Title Year Notes
"Te quiero mas que ayer" 2002
"Las vías del amor" Promotional video of the telenovela of the same name
"Sexy" 2005

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
1996 El Heraldo de México Awards El rostro de El Heraldo de México (The face of El Heraldo de Mexico) Herself Won
1999 TVyNovelas Awards Mejor Actriz Revelación (Best Female Revelation) Soñadoras Nominated
2001 Mejor Beso (Best Liplock) (with Fernando Colunga) Abrázame muy fuerte Nominated
Mejor Actriz Protagónica (Best Lead Actress) Nominated
El Heraldo de México Awards Mejor Actriz (Best Actress) Abrázame muy fuerte Won
2003 TVyNovelas Awards Mejor Actriz Protagónica (Best Lead Actress) Las vías del amor Nominated
Billboard Latin Music Awards[18] Mejor Disco (Best Album) Sólo tuya Nominated
Mejor Dúo (Best Duet) (with Palomo) Nominated
Mejor Tema Regional Mexicano (Best Regional Mexican Song) Nominated
2004 Premios Juventud Chica Que Me Quita El Sueño (Dream Chic) Herself Nominated
2010 TVyNovelas Awards[19][20] Mejor Actriz Antagónica (Best Female Antagonist) Corazón salvaje Nominated
Mejor Actriz Protagónica (Best Lead Actress) Nominated
2013 Premios Tu Mundo[21] Protagonista Favorita (Favorite Lead Role) La Patrona Won
La Pareja Perfecta (The Perfect Couple) (with Jorge Luis Pila) Won
2013 Premios People en Español Mejor Actriz (Best Actress) Nominated
Pareja de año (Couple of the year) (with Jorge Luis Pila) Nominated



  1. ^ a b c "Aracely en datos". Telemundo. Retrieved November 15, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Aracely Arámbula Biografía" ""
  3. ^ "Nueva novela para Aracely Arámbula". October 7, 2013. Retrieved November 17, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Aracely Arámbula protagonizará la adaptación televisiva de "Los Miserables"". Terra. October 7, 2013. Retrieved November 17, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Ellas Cantan Cri Cri". AllMusic. May 18, 1999. Retrieved November 18, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Abrazame Muy Fuerte Soundtrack". iTunes. May 15, 2001. 
  7. ^ a b "Aracely Arámbula regresa a la música con disco grupero". Terra. September 11, 2013. Retrieved November 17, 2013. 
  8. ^ "La Patrona - Single". iTunes. Feb 20, 2013. 
  9. ^ Nacé el tercer hijo de Luis Miguel. Retrieved on August 13, 2011.
  10. ^ González, Moisés. "Aracely Arámbula se prepara para protagonizar la telenovela La doña". People en Español (in Spanish). Retrieved 16 April 2016. 
  11. ^ "Confirman a Aracely Arámbula en "Por qué los hombres aman…". Con Maxine Woodside". November 14, 2013. Retrieved November 16, 2013. 
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  16. ^ "Original TV Soundtrack Abrazame Muy Fuerte". Allmusic. Retrieved November 18, 2013. 
  17. ^ "Abrazame muy fuerte soundtrack". iTunes. Retrieved November 18, 2013. 
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  19. ^ TVyEspectáculos "Aracely Arámbula nominada en la categoría de Mejor actriz antagónica" - actualizado febrero 2010
  20. ^ TVyEspectáculos "Aracely Arámbula nominada en la categoría de Mejor actriz" - actualizado febrero 2010
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