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Jacqueline Bracamontes Van Hoorde (born 23 December 1979) is a Mexican actress, former model and beauty pageant titleholder who won Nuestra Belleza Jalisco 2000, Nuestra Belleza México 2000 and represented her country at Miss Universe 2001.
Jacqueline Bracamontes Van Hoorde
23 December 1979
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
|Occupation||Actress, former model|
|Title||Nuestra Belleza Jalisco 2000|
Nuestra Belleza México 2000
Nuestra Belleza Mundo Mexico 2000
|Beauty pageant titleholder|
|Nuestra Belleza Jalisco 2000|
Nuestra Belleza México 2000
Nuestra Belleza Mundo Mexico 2000
Miss Universe 2001
Jacqueline Van Hoorde
Bracamontes born in Guadalajara, Jalisco to Jesús Bracamontes, the former coach of the popular Mexican football team Chivas Rayadas del Guadalajara, and Jacqueline Van Hoorde. She is the oldest of three children. She has a sister Alina, and a brother, Jesus, Jr. Her father is currently a football analyst for the Hispanic-American television network Univision.
After high school, Bracamontes moved to France to study French. She then returned to Mexico and studied Communication Science at the Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Occidente. While there, she began working as a model. She speaks Spanish, French and English fluently.
After seeing her on a magazine cover, ex-Miss Universe Lupita Jones contacted her and asked her to enter the Nuestra Belleza México. Bracamontes went on to win the state and national beauty titles and to represent Mexico in Miss Universe 2001, which took place in Puerto Rico.
Acting and hosting careerEdit
After being crowned Miss Mexico in 2000, Bracamontes decided to pursue a television career. She began her career hosting various award shows and special programs, including Acafest, Premios TVyNovelas and Fiesta Mexicana.
A soccer aficionado, in August 2008 she became host of a Mexican sports radio show on Vision AM, and was later invited by univision to be a host and correspondent of the 2002 FIFA World Cup. She has also worked with Televisa Deportes.
In 2003, she was cast in the Mexican telenovela Alegrijes y Rebujos, produced by Rosy Ocampo. One year later, she landed a role in the popular soap-opera Rubí, alongside Bárbara Mori and Eduardo Santamarina.
In spring 2007, Bracamontes was cast in her first feature film, entitled Cuando Las Cosas Suceden, playing the role of a nun named Lucia. Later that year, she briefly returned to hosting with the Mexican game show De Por Vida, but the show was quickly cancelled.
She lent her voice to the character of Susan Murphy in the Spanish-language version of Monsters vs. Aliens released in 2009.
Bracamontes was chosen as one of the killers in the popular series Mujeres Asesinas which premiered in the fall of 2010.
In 2018, Bracamontes was part of Telemundo network's coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. She co-hosted the prime-time variety show "Viva el mundial y más."
Bracamontes is a fan of Mexican soccer club Chivas de Guadalajara. She married Martín Fuentes, a Mexican businessman and racetrack racer, on 1 October 2011 in Guadalajara. On 12 November 2012, Bracamontes and Fuentes announced in an exclusive interview with Caras magazine that Bracamontes was pregnant and she was expecting twins. Bracamontes gave birth to Fuentes' twin children, a boy, Martín, who died at birth due to respiratory complications, and a girl, Jacqueline, on 29 March 2013. On 15 December 2013, Bracamontes announced that she was pregnant with Fuentes' third child, and gave birth to a girl named Carolina on 9 July 2014. On 15 July 2016, she gave birth to Fuentes' fourth child, Renata. On December 20,2018, she gave birth to another set of twins, Emilia and Paula.
|2002||Entre el Amor y el Odio||Leonela Montenegro de Valencia||Supporting role|
|Cómplices al rescate||Jocelyn||Special appearance|
|2002-03||¡Vivan los niños!||Hada de los Dientes||Special appearance|
|2003||La hora pico||Episode:"El reventón"|
|2003-04||Alegrijes y Rebujos||Angélica Rivas Márquez||Protagonist|
|2004||Rubí||Maribel de la Fuente de Cárdenas||Co-Protagonist|
|2006-07||La Fea Más Bella||Magaly Ruiz Esparza||Special appearance|
|2006||Heridas de Amor||Miranda San Llorente de Aragón||Protagonist|
|Un Gallego en Paris||Theatrical performance|
|2007||Cuando las cosas suceden||Hermana Lucía||Film|
|2008||Las Tontas No Van al Cielo||Cándida "Candy" Morales Alcalde||Protagonist|
|La Obra Hasta Que La Muerte Nos Separe||Theatrical performance|
|2009||Sortilegio||Maria José Samaniego Miranda Lombardo/Sandra Samaniego Miranda||Protagonist|
|Hasta que la Boda nos Separe||Theatrical performance|
|2010||Sortilegio, el show||Maria José Samaniego||Protagonist|
|Mujeres Asesinas||Irma||Episode:"Irma, de los peces"|
|2014||Hijo de Dios||Marta||Mexican version|
|2015||Entrenando a mi papá||Film|
|2017||El Bienamado||Laura||Special participation|
|De por vida|
|2012–2017||La Voz... México|
|2019–2020||La Voz US|
Awards and nominationsEdit
|2004||Best Female Revelation||Alegrijes y Rebujos||Won|
|2007||Best Lead Actress||Heridas de Amor||Nominated|
|2009||Las tontas no van al cielo|
|2010||Chica que me quita el sueño||Sortilegio||Won|
|The best dressed||Herself||Nominated|
Premios People en EspañolEdit
|Best Couple with William Levy|
- • Spanish pronunciation: [ˈɟʝaklim bɾakaˈmontez βan ˈoɾðe], or [ɟʝakeˈlim bɾa-]. In isolation, her first name is pronounced [ˈɟʝaklin] or [ɟʝakeˈlin], whereas Bracamontes and Van are pronounced in isolation as, respectively, [bɾakaˈmontes] and [ban].
• Dutch pronunciation: [ʒaːˈklim braːkaːˈmɔntɛs fɑn ˈɦoːrdə]. In isolation, Jacqueline and Van are pronounced, respectively, [ʒaːˈklin] and [vɑn].
- "Rebelde Way - Full Episodes". YouTube.
- "Confirmado: William Levy y Jacqueline Bracamontes ¡juntos!". www2.esmas.com.
- "Mexican Actress Jacqueline Bracamontes and Martin Fuentes Nuptials". BeautyMania.biz. 5 October 2011. Retrieved 5 October 2011.
- "tusnovelas.com - tusnovelas Resources and Information". www.tusnovelas.com.
- tvyespectaculos (12 November 2012). "Jacqueline Bracamontes espera gemelos". TV y Espectáculos. Archived from the original on 3 February 2014. Retrieved 29 July 2016.
- "En EXCLUSIVA en ¡HOLA!: Jacqueline Bracamontes nos presenta a 'Mini Jacky'". Retrieved 29 July 2016.
- "¡Ya nació! Jacky Bracamontes y Martín Fuentes reciben a Carolina, su segunda hija". Retrieved 29 July 2016.
- "Farándula Televisa Espectáculos sitio oficial". Espectáculos Producción.
|Awards and achievements|
| Nuestra Belleza México
Maria Pia Marín Gutierrez
| Nuestra Belleza Jalisco
Miriam de Jesús Ayala Nuñez