Melissa Barrera Biography – Melissa Barrera Wiki
Melissa Barrera is a Mexican actress and singer whose career started with roles in the telenovelas Siempre tuya Acapulco (2013), Tanto amor (2015), and Club de Cuervos (2017). She shot into fame further for her lead role in the Starz drama series Vida (2018–2020). She also starred in the musical drama film In the Heights (2021) and the upcoming slasher horror film Scream (2022).
In 2012 she took part in two telenovelas, La mujer de Judas and La otra cara del alma. In 2010 while still in college (New York University) she participated in the film L for Leisure. In 2014 she obtained her first starring role in the telenovela, Siempre tuya Acapulco with the Venezuelan actor Daniel Elbittar. In 2015, she starred in the last telenovela produced by TV Azteca, Tantor amor.She portrayed the lead role of Lyn on the Starz drama series Vida in 2018. In April 2019, it was announced that she would be starring as Vanessa in the upcoming film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony Award-winning musical In the Heights. In August 2020, Barrera was cast in an undisclosed role on the fifth Scream film, which was directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett. The film will be released on January 14, 2022.
She went to study at the American School Foundation of Monterrey where she appeared in the school’s musical productions including MUN’s Voices, Grease, Aida, and Footloose. Her television debut was on the Mexican reality show La Academia in 2011, where she showed off her talent for singing. In 2013 she was part of the duet “Melissa y Sebastian” with whom she recorded her first album and had her first top ten radio hit with their first single “Mamma Maria,” a cover of the Ricchi e Poveri song from the 1980s. In 2015, she recorded the theme song “Volver a caer” alongside the Mexican singer Kalimba. for her telenovela “Tanto Amor.” She studied musical theater at New York University Tisch School of the Arts.
Melissa Barrera Age
She was born on July 4, 1990 in Monterrey, Mexico.
Melissa Barrera Husband
She is married to her husband Paco Zazueta. She got married to her long-time boyfriend and musical artist Paco Zazueta in February 2019. They first met on the set of La Academia in 2011 and performed a rendition of Enrique Iglesias’ “Cuando Me Enamoro” for the fourth episode. After a short time, they started dating in September of that year. They announced their engagement via Instagram in June 2017.
Melissa Barrera Parents
She is the daughter of Rossana Martinez, and Tomas Barrera.
Melissa Barrera Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.7 m) tall.
Melissa Barrera Instagram
Her Instagram account is @melissabarreram.