Karla Monroig

Karla Monroig (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈkaɾla monˈrojɣ]; born March 5, 1979 in Guayama, Puerto Rico) is a Puerto Rican actress, model and television host.

Karla Monroig
Born (1979-03-05) March 5, 1979 (age 43)
Occupation
  • Actress
  • model
  • host
Years active1995–present
SpouseTommy Torres (2008–present)

Early yearsEdit

Karla Monroig was born in Guayama, Puerto Rico, located on the southern coastal valley region of the island of Puerto Rico. Her father is of Catalan ancestry; her mother, is of Irish ancestry. She went to High school in a private school named ACADEMIA SAN ANTONIO located in her town. She went to college at the Universidad del Sagrado Corazón in Santurce, Puerto Rico, and has a college degree in Communications. In 1995, at the early age of 14, she was the first runner up, of Miss Borinquen Teenage pageant, and she was awarded with the Culture Award. In 1996, Monroig's interest in becoming a model arose, and she started taking modeling lessons in the Refine Institution of Modeling. She participated in the contest Cara de Imagen, (Face of Imagen Magazine), and was the first runner up once more.

Professional modelEdit

Immediately, her professional career as a model stirred up. She posed for the covers of several well-known Puerto Rican magazines such as: Buena Vida (Good Life), in 14 consecutive issues, Agenda de Novias (Bride's Agenda), and in "Imagen" (Image), in diverse editions. She's also written editorial articles about beauty and modeling in various paperback periodic publications, such as Tiempos (Times), stating her opinions and giving her perspectives about the subject.

New scopeEdit

In the year 2000, her incursions in new territories started broadening her horizons, as she becomes a news reporter, in the entertainment category, in the television talk show, Anda Pa'l Cará, (Gee Whiz), broadcast by Univision, Puerto Rico. As the year came about, she hosted a reality show with Hector Marcano, called Buscados (Most Wanted). In 2001, she hosted another television current issues show called: E-ritmo T.V. (E-rhythm T.V.), in which she interviewed international celebrities, such as Alejandro Sanz, and Chayanne, among others. Also she was the co-host of the variety show Caliente (Hot), in Mexico, broadcast by Televisa.

FilmographyEdit

Films
Year Title Character Notes
2002 Más allá del límite Debut film
2002 Fuego en el alma Supporting role
2003 Kamaleón Supporting role
2010 Hunted by Night Brandon's wife Film
2012 Going Bananas: A Twisted Love Story Vicky
2020 Yerba Buena Sonia

TelenovelasEdit

Year Title Character Notes
2003 En cuarentena Xiomara TV Movie
2004–2005 Inocente de ti Gloria del Junco Supporting role
2006 Dueña y Señora Adriana Robles / Amanda Soler Main Protagonist
2007 Dame chocolate Samantha Porter / Deborah Porter Antagonist
2008–2009 El Rostro de Analía Isabel Martínez Main cast
2009–2010 Más sabe el diablo Virginia Dávila Main cast
2010–2011 Alguien te mira Matilde Larraín Main cast
2011–2012 La casa de al lado Rebeca Arismendi Main cast [1]
2018 Mi familia perfecta Camila Pérez Supporting role
2020 100 días para enamorarnos Dulce Barroso Guest star
2021 La suerte de Loli Rebeca Diaz Main cast

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