Thalia Recreates Marimar Look After 28 Years

In a series of photos, Mexican actress and mom of two Thalia recreates Marimar — the character that made her famous worldwide.

Mexican actress Thalia Miranda or known by her screen name Thalia recently recreated Marimar. Marimar was a character she played and made her famous worldwide in the 90s.

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Photo from Thalia

Thalia Recreates Marimar

In a short video in Spanish, Thalia shared that the dress was the same one she wore when she played the role. She added that it warms her heart that a new generation of TV viewers are discovering Marimar and loving the show.

Moreover, she mentioned that she had fun recreating the character even for a brief time. This is two decades after the show first aired.

The Marimar fever

Marimar was a Mexican telenovela that first aired between January to August 1994. It starred Thalia and Eduardo Capetillo. In addition, it aired on RPN 9 in 1996 and started the Mexican telenovela craze in the Philippines. Moreover, it made Thalia a household name. Some parents even named their children after her.

In 2007, GMA 7 bought the rights for a Philippine adaptation. This launched the career of Marian Rivera to stardom alongside Dingdong Dantes. Dingdong eventually became her husband years after the show aired.

Then in 2015, the show had a new version. It featured Miss World 2013 Megan Young and Tom Rodriguez who played the show’s main characters, Marimar and Sergio.

Life after Marimar

Marimar catapulted Thalia into one of Latin America’s top celebrities. In fact, she later came to the Philippines to do a concert and recorded her version of Ogie Alcasid’s hit, “Nandito Ako.” Aside from being an actress, Thalia is a singer and has even released several albums.

Thalia is active on social media as well. She has close to 20 million followers on Instagram alone. Meanwhile, she has 7.15 million subscribers on YouTube.

On top of everything, Thalia is also a philanthropist, businesswoman, and mother. She is married to music executive Tommy Mottola. They have two children: daughter Sabrina Sakaë and son Matthew Alejandro.

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Photo from Thalia

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