Kate del Castillo (born October 23, 1972 in Mexico City) is a well known Mexican actress.
Kate Del Castillo is the daughter of Eric del Castillo
, a legend of the Mexican cinema's golden era and a former soap opera
actor himself. A participant in ten telenovelas
, del Castillo made her acting debut in 1980 when she took part in a film called El Ultimo Escape
(The Last Escape
). She became well known in 1991 when she starred as Leticia in Muchachitas
, a soap opera that was very popular all over Latin America
reached the top audience spots in Mexico
, Puerto Rico
, and among Hispanic
audiences in the United States
. In November 2007, was named one of the Estrellas del Año (Stars of the Year) by People en Español
In February 3, 2001, Kate got married to Mexican footballer, Luis García. They divorced in 2004. She later dated actors, Demian Bichir and Aarón Díaz.
On September 3 2008 it was announced that she was engaged to Aaron Diaz. They are currently living in Los Angeles, California.
On September 19, 2008 Kate del Castillo herself cleared things up about Aaron Diaz. She stated to El Gordo y La Flaca that she is in fact dating Diaz, but she is in no way engaged or living with him. When asked if her father (Eric del Castillo) was mad about her relationship with a younger man, she cut off the interview. Castillo made it very clear that she is very happy with her life and has no intentions of marrying or having children in the near future.
Notable TV Guest Appearances
In 2000, she campaigned for President-to-be Vicente Fox
On February 3, 2001, she married well known soccer player Luis García. The marriage did not last long and was dissolved on September 1, 2004.
In 2002 and 2003, she began an international tour alongside Argentinian actor Saul Lisazo, another well known figure in Mexico, with their play Cartas de Amor (Love Letters).
On August 22, 2005, it was reported by the LAPD that del Castillo's new house, in Los Angeles, had been escalated and broken into by thieves, who took some jewelry from the actress. Del Castillo was in Los Angeles filming Bordertown, a film about the deaths in Ciudad Juarez, alongside Jennifer Lopez, when the robbery occurred.
- Name: Kate del Castillo Trillo
- Father: Eric del Castillo
- Mother: Kate Trillo del Castillo
- Siblings: sister Verónica and a half-brother from her father's side
- Marital status: divorced from Luis García, ex-soccer player
- Kate's new official fiancé is Aaron Diaz
- Height: 1.62m
- Occupation: actress
- Resides: Los Angeles, California