Mariana Penalva is a Mexican actress has an impressive fan following despite few appearances. She has appeared in Original Sin and Girl with a Pearl Earring. Besides acting, she is interested in science and innovation, and charity works. Mariana�is the founder of Magnificus Films and CEO of the agro-biotechnological start-up Fungus Sapiens.
Mariana Penalva is a Mexican actress known for her works in the Mexican film Tear This Heart Out (2008), and Regresa (2010). Similarly, Maribel Guardia is also a popular Costa Rican-Mexican actress. She has hands-on everywhere in her professional life as an actor, director, writer, producer, and entrepreneur.
We know her professionally but what about her personal life? Her fans want to learn whom the green-eyed beauty is dating? Whether she has someone special in her life or not?
Mariana Penalva's Relationship Status
Mariana has not been in media for quite a long time, fans are eager to know about her current relationship status. The gracious actress is possibly single as there are no records of her dating anyone. It's unknown matter till she personally addressed it.
Mariana Penalva poses for a photoshoot
Mariana, 39-year-old beauty has no such records of dating previously and is unmarried. Seems like the multidisciplinary artist has no time for dating or it's just she has not found her soulmate yet. Fans are eagerly waiting to see her walk down the aisle.
Though back in 2012 she made a surprising revelation. On her Facebook wall, she wrote a big message for her fans, urging them to sign a petition for saving the children dying in Syria. She said,
"Friends everyone, today reading the news that as a mother and being human I have a profound pain, I beg you to sign this petition... may you remain oblivious to this:"
Mariana here stated that she is a mother, which means she has a child but it is confidential that who is the father of the child. Mariana has not talked about the controversial matter till the date. Thus, we have no information about her child and the father that she is talking here.
Mariana Penalva's career
Mariana, the multitalented actress started her professional acting career at 17 with the Mexican TV series Mirada de Mujer as Andrea, which was a huge success. She debuted in Hollywood as Angelina Jolie's camera double in Original Sin (2000).
Later while her stay at Europe studying Arts, she got a chance to work in the movie Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003) along with Scarlett Johansson.
Mariana on the set of Regresa
Mariana appeared in blockbuster Mexican film Tear This Heart Out (2008) by Roberto Sneider, in Regressa (2010) as Isabel, and she also starred in Mexican TV series Terminales (2008) as Vanessa. Mariana has worked in many short films and won an Award as Best Actress for the short film in 1956 (2009) in the Proyeccion Corta Film Festival in 2010.
Mariana's recently starred in the movie was Bacchanalia (2017) but more than acting, she is into filmmaking. She produced, written and directed three short films with her production house Magnificus Films are; Lettres à Steve, Go Vegan, and Dehors y La petite porte rouge.
Mexican actress Mariana Penalva
Mariana developed an agro-biotechnological ecosystem as she is interested in science and innovation where she produces mushrooms and biomaterials made of mushroom mycelium with an attempt to fight poverty and pollution.
Besides her professional career and her achievements as a public figure, Mariana is engaged in humanitarian and ecological issues. She works for philanthropic causes, fundraising for NGO's, doing workshops for street children and more.
Mariana Penalva: Quick Facts
- Mariana was born in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico, 20 February 1979.
- She is a daughter of Mexican painter and Mexican opera singer.
- Her zodiac sign is Pisces.
- Her ethnicity is Mexican.
- Mariana studied acting in Centro de formacion Actoral.
- She has MBA degree in Visual Arts and in Filmmaking.
- She stands at a height of 1.75 m.
- While she stayed at Cuernavaca, she studied acting with Esther Orozco, well known Mexican biologist, researcher, and politician.