Jacqueline Bracamontes

Jacqueline Bracamontes Van Hoorde[1] (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
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Born
Jacqueline Bracamontes Van Hoorde

(1979-12-23) 23 December 1979 (age 42)
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
OccupationActress, former model
Spouse
Martin Fuentes
(m. 2011)
Children6
Beauty pageant titleholder
TitleNuestra Belleza Jalisco 2000
Nuestra Belleza México 2000
Nuestra Belleza Mundo Mexico 2000
Years active2002-present
Major
competition(s)
Nuestra Belleza Jalisco 2000
(Winner)
Nuestra Belleza México 2000
(Winner)
Nuestra Belleza Mundo Mexico 2000
(Dethroned)
Miss Universe 2001
(Unplaced)
Parent(s)Jesús Bracamontes
Jacqueline Van Hoorde

Early lifeEdit

Bracamontes born in Guadalajara, Jalisco to Jesús Bracamontes, the former coach of the popular Mexican football team Chivas, 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.[citation needed]

Pageant careerEdit

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.[citation needed]

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.[citation needed]

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.[citation needed]

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.[citation needed]

In 2006, she landed her first lead role in the Mexican novela Heridas de Amor, alongside Brazilian-born actor Guy Ecker. The program was broadcast in several countries.[citation needed]

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.[citation needed]

In 2008, she starred in the comedic Mexican telenovela Las Tontas No Van al Cielo, alongside Jaime Camil, which was extremely successful in both the Latin American and United States market.[citation needed]

She lent her voice to the character of Susan Murphy in the Spanish-language version of Monsters vs. Aliens released in 2009.[citation needed]

After finishing filming with Las Tontas No Van al Cielo, she starred in Sortilegio, with Cuban actor William Levy.[2] Filming was completed in October 2009.[citation needed]

Bracamontes was chosen as one of the killers in the popular series Mujeres Asesinas which premiered in the fall of 2010.[citation needed]

Bracamontes was the host from the second to the sixth edition of La Voz... México (2012 - 2014, 2016 - 2017). In 2019 she host the first season of La Voz and in 2020 the second one.[citation needed]

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".[citation needed]

Personal lifeEdit

Bracamontes is a fan of Liga MX club Guadalajara.[citation needed] She married Martín Fuentes, a Mexican businessman and racetrack racer, on 1 October 2011 in Guadalajara.[3][4] On 12 November 2012, Bracamontes and Fuentes announced in an exclusive interview with Caras magazine that Bracamontes was pregnant and she was expecting twins.[5] 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.[6] 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.[7] 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.[8]

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2007 Cuando las cosas suceden Hermana Lucía
2014 Hijo de Dios Marta Mexican version
2015 Entrenando a mi papá

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2002 Entre el amor y el odio Leonela Montenegro
Cómplices al rescate Jocelyn
2002–03 ¡Vivan los niños! Hada de los Dientes
2003 La hora pico Episode:"El reventón"
2003–04 Alegrijes y rebujos Angélica Rivas Márquez
2004 Rubí Maribel de la Fuente de Cárdenas
2006–07 La fea más bella Magaly Ruiz Esparza
2006 Heridas de amor Miranda San Llorente de Aragón
2008 Las tontas no van al cielo Cándida "Candy" Morales Alcalde
2009 Sortilegio Maria José Samaniego Miranda Lombardo / Sandra Samaniego Miranda
2010 Mujeres asesinas Irma Episode:"Irma, de los peces"
2012–17 La voz... México Herself
2013 Hoy
2017 El bienamado Laura
2019–20 La voz US Herself
2021 La suerte de Loli Mariana

TheatreEdit

  • Un gallego en paris (2006)
  • La obra hasta que la muerte nos separe (2008)
  • Hasta que la boda nos separe (2009)

Awards and nominationsEdit

Premios TVyNovelasEdit

Year Category Telenovela Result
2004 Best Female Revelation Alegrijes y Rebujos Won
2007 Best Lead Actress Heridas de Amor Nominated
2009 Las tontas no van al cielo
2010 Sortilegio

Premios JuventudEdit

Year Category Nominated Result
2010 Chica que me quita el sueño Sortilegio Won
The best dressed Herself Nominated

Premios People en EspañolEdit

Year Category Telenovela Result
2010 Best Actress Sortilegio Nominated
Best Couple with William Levy

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Spanish pronunciation: [ˈɟʝaklim bɾakaˈmontez βan ˈoɾðe], or [ɟʝakeˈlim bɾa-]. In isolation, her given 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].
  2. ^ "Confirmado: William Levy y Jacqueline Bracamontes ¡juntos!". www2.esmas.com.
  3. ^ "Mexican Actress Jacqueline Bracamontes and Martin Fuentes Nuptials". BeautyMania.biz. 5 October 2011. Retrieved 5 October 2011.
  4. ^ "tusnovelas.com - tusnovelas Resources and Information". www.tusnovelas.com.
  5. ^ tvyespectaculos (12 November 2012). "Jacqueline Bracamontes espera gemelos". TV y Espectáculos. Archived from the original on 3 February 2014. Retrieved 29 July 2016.
  6. ^ "En EXCLUSIVA en ¡HOLA!: Jacqueline Bracamontes nos presenta a 'Mini Jacky'". Retrieved 29 July 2016.
  7. ^ "¡Ya nació! Jacky Bracamontes y Martín Fuentes reciben a Carolina, su segunda hija". Retrieved 29 July 2016.
  8. ^ "Farándula Televisa Espectáculos sitio oficial". Espectáculos Producción.

External linksEdit

Awards and achievements
Preceded by Nuestra Belleza México
2000
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Maria Pia Marín Gutierrez
Nuestra Belleza Jalisco
2000
Succeeded by
Miriam de Jesús Ayala Nuñez