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Christian Dietrich Meier Zender (born June 23, 1970), best known as Christian Meier, is a Peruvian actor and singer in Latin America, the US Hispanic market, and around the Spanish speaking world.
Meier in 2015
Christian Dietrich Meier Zender
June 23, 1970
(m. 1995; div. 2008)
|Children||Stefano Meier, Taira Meier, Gia Meier.|
Meier was born in Lima, Peru, the youngest of four siblings. He is the son of Gladys Zender, Miss Universe 1957, and Antonio Meier, Peruvian politician who in 2006 was elected mayor of the Lima district of San Isidro, and has two older sisters: Sibylle & Karina Meier Zender and one older brother, Antonio Meier Zender. He studied at the Miraflores Maristas School, a Marist Brothers congregation school. After finishing high school he studied Graphic Design graduating in early 1992.
In 1987, he formed the popular Peruvian alternative-rock band Arena Hash with Pedro Suárez Vértiz, Patricio Suárez Vértiz and Arturo Pomar. Between the 1980s and early 1990s, he was the keyboardist of the band, and also did some singing. A few years later the band broke up and some of its members pursued a solo career.
In 1996 Meier released an album, No Me Acuerdo Quién Fui, which produced the singles, "tus huellas entre la mías" and "Carreteras Mojadas" (Wet Highways) that got the first positions in almost all radio station charts in Peru. the album went double platinum. In 1997 began the production of his second album Primero en Mojarme, with Manuel Garrido-Lecca, a well known musical producer that he worked with in Arena Hash. In 2002 Christian produced Once Noches, probably the album that brought him the most accolades. It contained the singles "Alguien" and "Novia de nadie" a duet featuring Spanish singer Mikel Erentxun. In 2016 premiere his most recent album called “Nada Ha Cambiado (Nothing has changed)” next to Gian Marco who also is producer of this albumby sings next to Christian in subject «Alguien (Someone)»; Although this album hiva isaliza next to Andrés Calamaro, but for unknown reasons could not be realized.
Christian has acted and starred in both soap operas and movies. His success has brought him fame in Latin American countries, in the US, Spanish speaking media, and around the Spanish speaking world. He also has his line of perfumes and appeared in commercials.
He married Peruvian actress Marisol Aguirre in 1995. They met during the filming of the soap opera "Gorrión". They separated in October 2007, finalizing their divorce in November 2008. They have three children together.
With Arena HashEdit
|1994||Watchers III||The Outsider|
|1998||No se lo digas a nadie||Gonzalo|
|2000||Ciudad de M||Pacho|
|2005||La mujer de mi hermano||Ignacio / Ishan-husband|
|2008||Valentino y el clan del can||Valentino||Animated film; voice role|
|2012||Mar de Fondo||Luis|
|2015||¡Asu Mare! 2||Ricky|
|2016||Todos los hombres son iguales||Joaquín|
|2017||Todas las mujeres son iguales||Joaquín|
|1994–1995||Gorrión||Gabriel Maidana||Main role; 154 episodes|
|1996||Obsesión||Jimmy Martel / Jano||Main role; 160 episodes|
|1997||Escándalo||Álvaro Dupont||Main role; 120 episodes|
|1998–1999||Luz María||Gustavo Gonzálvez||Main role; 175 episodes|
|1999||Me muero por ti||Alfonso Hidalgo||Main role; 91 episodes|
|1999||Isabella||Fernando De Alvear||Main role; 138 episodes|
|2001||Amores, querer con alevosía||Pablo Herreros||Main role; 64 episodes|
|2001–2002||Lo que es el amor||Efrén Villarreal||Main role; 68 episodes|
|2003||Luciana y Nicolás||Nicolás Echevarría||Main role; 120 episodes|
|2004–2005||Luna, la heredera||Mauricio García||Main role; 120 episodes|
|2005–2006||La Tormenta||Santos Torrealba||Main role; 216 episodes|
|2007||Decisiones||Troquero||Episode: "Amor de carretera"|
|2007||El Zorro, la espada y la rosa||Diego de la Vega / El Zorro||Main role; 90 episodes|
|2008–2009||Doña Bárbara||Santos Luzardo||Main role; 190 episodes|
|2010–2011||Alguien te mira||Rodrigo Quintana||Main role; 116 episodes|
|2011||The First Lady||Leonardo Santander||Main role; 150 episodes|
|2012–2013||Lynch||Emilio Triana||Recurring role (seasons 1–2); 6 episodes|
|2013||Cumbia Ninja||Willy||Recurring role (season 1); 13 episodes|
|2013||Arranque de pasión||Jordi Fernández||6 episodes|
|2014||Familia en venta||Santiago||Main role; 13 episodes|
|2014||La malquerida||Esteban Domínguez||Main role; 117 episodes|
|2014||Cosita linda||Diego Luján||Main role; 146 episodes|
|2019–present||El General Naranjo||Óscar Naranjo||Main role (seasons 1–2); 37 episodes|
- Biografía de Christian Meier
- El Comercio "Pedro Suárez Vértiz: "Resucitar Arena Hash sería un verdadero éxito" - actualizado marzo de 2010
- peopleenespanol.com/pespanol/articles/0,22490,1821056,00.html "Christian Meier ya está divorciado", People en Español, July 8, 2008 (article in Spanish).