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Paola Bontempi ([ˈpaula βonˈtempi], born 1977 in Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain) is a Spanish actress & television host. Bontempi was born to Chilean parents: María de la Luz Fernández Stemann, mother of the deceased Chilean television presenter Felipe Camiroaga, and Fernando Bontempi.[1]

Paola Bontempi
Paola Bontempi Fernández

(1977-09-12) September 12, 1977 (age 41)
OccupationTelevision host, actress
Spouse(s)unnamed (? - present)

Bontempi's mother has partial German descent, and her father has Italian blood, the reason of her surname Bontempi and her given name Paola. Bontempi has lived in Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States. She studied theater since she was eleven, and at age 21, she debuted as presenter in the Canarias television, hosting three different programs: Cifras y letras , El Expreso or Mira cómo va and was also seen in Mi Tierra Televisión.

She also appeared in series like La que se avecina (Tele5), Guante blanco (TVE), Maitena: Estados alterados (La Sexta) and Hospital Central (Tele 5). She has also participated in European movies.[1]

In 2016, Bontempi portrayed Catherine of Aragon in the documentary drama series Six Wives with Lucy Worsley on BBC 1.


  1. ^ a b Carolina Cerda, Cristián Farías (13 September 2011). "Quiénes son los hermanos de Camiroaga que protagonizaron ceremonia de despedida". La Tercera (in Spanish). COPESA. Retrieved 17 April 2012.

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