Isabel Cristina Estrada

Isabel Cristina Estrada Cano (born 21 January 1980) is a Colombian actress, model, and presenter.

Isabel Cristina Estrada
Isabel Cristina Estrada Cano

(1980-01-21) 21 January 1980 (age 44)
Medellín, Colombia
EducationEAFIT University
Occupation(s)Actress, model, presenter
(m. 2009; div. 2015)



Isabel Cristina Estrada was born in Medellín in 1980.[1] In her adolescence she began to work as a model, and played volleyball at a professional level.[2] She studied Systems Engineering at EAFIT University.[3] In 2001, she represented Antioquia Department in the Miss Colombia pageant.[3] A year later, she became the World Banana Queen in a contest held in Ecuador.[4]

She began her career on Colombian television with an appearance in the reality show Nómadas in 2005. Two years later, she made her acting debut in the Caracol Televisión telenovela Newly Rich, Newly Poor, playing the role of Lizeth. For this, she won a TVyNovelas Awards a year later in the category of Best Actress Revelation.[1] In 2009, she appeared in the series Victorinos and Bermúdez.[3][5]

In the 2010s, she acted in television productions such as La Teacher de Inglés, El Joe, la leyenda, La suegra, ¿Quién mató a Patricia Soler?, and Yo soy Franky.[6] At the end of the decade, she moved away from television to dedicate herself mainly to theater and sports literature.[7] In 2021, she became the presenter of the program Go Ciclismo Para Todos on the Win Sports channel.[8]

Personal life


In 2009, Estrada married the Colombian musician and composer Lucas Arnau. The couple divorced in 2015.[7]



TV series

Year Title Role
2007 Newly Rich, Newly Poor Lizeth Tatiana Rubio / De Pelaez
2009 Bermúdez Paola Rincón
Victorinos Gloria Perez
2010 Decisiones Extremas
2011 La Teacher de Inglés Milena Ramírez
El Joe, la leyenda Aura de Estrada
Mujeres asesinas [es] Ep. "Las Buitragos, las hermanas"
2013 ¿Quién eres tú? Francisca Roman
2014 La suegra Margarita Burgos
2015 ¿Quién mató a Patricia Soler? Angélica
2016 La viuda negra Lawyer
Yo soy Franky Sara
2019 BJ El Propio Claudia de Valencia
El Charrito Negro, el sueño de un ídolo Maria Victoria Aragon


  • 2008 – NotiCentro 1 CM& (show business segment)
  • 2021 – Go Ciclismo Para Todos

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Work Result Ref.
2008 TVyNovelas Awards Best Actress Revelation Newly Rich, Newly Poor Winner [1]
2012 Best Supporting Actress El Joe, la leyenda Nominee
India Catalina Awards [es] Best Supporting Actress Nominee
2015 TVyNovelas Awards Best Antagonist Actress La suegra Nominee


  1. ^ a b c "¿Qué pasó con Isabel Cristina Estrada? Por esta razón no volvió a salir en televisión" [What Happened to Isabel Cristina Estrada? For This Reason She Did Not Appear on Television Again]. Semana (in Spanish). 15 June 2023. Retrieved 9 August 2023.
  2. ^ Real, Sandra Paola (16 April 2019). "La nueva vida de Isa Estrada" [Isa Estrada's New Life]. Revista Aló (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 3 June 2020. Retrieved 9 August 2023.
  3. ^ a b c "Los famosos colombianos que hoy no ejercen lo que estudiaron" [The Famous Colombians Who Today do Not Practice What They Studied]. El Tiempo (in Spanish). Colombia. 3 December 2019. Retrieved 9 August 2023.
  4. ^ Moreira, Génesis (22 September 2016). "Al Reina Mundial del Banano llegaron participantes que ahora son famosas" [Participants Who are Now Famous Arrive at the World Banana Queen]. Diario Extra. Machala, Ecuador. Archived from the original on 23 September 2016. Retrieved 9 August 2023.
  5. ^ "El primer empleo de Isabel Cristina Estrada" [Isabel Cristina Estrada's First Job]. El Empleo (in Spanish). 17 January 2020. Retrieved 9 August 2023.
  6. ^ Alarcón Rozo, Diego (1 August 2011). "El encanto de Isabel Cristina Estrada" [The Enchantment of Isabel Cristina Estrada]. El Espectador (in Spanish). Bogotá. Archived from the original on 3 June 2020. Retrieved 9 August 2023.
  7. ^ a b "¿Por qué Isabel Cristina Estrada ya no aparece en televisión?" [Why Doesn't Isabel Cristina Estrada Appear on Television Anymore?]. Publimetro Colombia (in Spanish). 6 January 2017. Retrieved 9 August 2023.
  8. ^ "Mira aquí el capítulo completo de Go Ciclismo Para Todos" [See Here the Complete Chapter of Go Ciclismo Para Todos] (in Spanish). Win Sports. 1 June 2021. Retrieved 9 August 2023.