(October 24 1969
, Mexico City
, Distrito Federal, Mexico
) is a Mexican
Adela Noriega was born in Mexico city, Mexico on October 24, 1969. Her first role was at the age of 15 in the telenovela Juana Iris
. She then was a guest on the show Cachún Cachún Ra Ra
. In 1987, she was given her first lead role in Yesenia.
That same year, she obtained the lead role in Quinceañera
co-starring with singer Thalía
. In 1989, she returned as Lucero Sandoval in Dulce Desafío
alongside Eduardo Yañez
. In 1994 she obtained a contract with Telemundo
to play the lead role in Guadalupe
and was banned from Televisa
for signing a contract with a different company. In 1995, she worked in Colombia
; starring in Maria Bonita
. In 1997 she was allowed to return to Televisa and starred in a remake of María Isabel
with Venezuelan Fernando Carrillo
. She obtained a TV y Novelas
award in 1998 for her role in El privilegio de amar
for "best young lead actress".
In 2001 she starred in El Manantial
for which she earned another Tv y Novelas award, and in 2004 returned as Matilde in the highly acclaimed telenovela Amor Real
. Her success has led her to be known as one of the "Queens" of the genre. She is about to perform in a new 2008 version of Las Aguas Mansas.