Queen of telenovela, Victoria Ruffo is a rising Mexican actress. Not only has Ruffo established her name in telenovela industry, but also has carved her name in major theatrical productions. Her career has expanded to several other sectors like: theatre, business and many more.
Victoria Ruffo Facts
Name: Maria Victoria Eugenia Guadalupe Martinez del Rio Moreno Ruffo
Birthday: May 31, 1961
Address: Mexico City, Mexico
Height: 164 cm
Body Measurements: N/A
Children: Jose Eduardo Derbez, Victoria Fayad and Anuar Fayad
Husband: Omar Fayad Meneses
Net worth: USD 215 million
Victoria Ruffo Family Life:
Mexican born actress Ruffo was raised in Distrito Federal. Information about her parents is not known however she has got two siblings. She is a sister of producer Marcela Ruffo and actress Gabriella Ruffo. No revelation has been made regarding her educational background. Regarding her marriage life, she married comedian Eugenio Derbez in 1992. However their relationship ended with a divorce in 1997. The pair had one son named Jose Eduardo Derbez born in 1992. Again on March 9, 2001, she married Omar Fayad Meneses who is a Mexican politician and also senator of Pachuca, Hidalgo. The couple has twin children, a daughter named Victoria and son named Anuar born on 11th August 2004.
Actress Ruffo likes to spend time with her family and children. Other than that, she is an avid traveler and a nature lover. Whenever she gets break from her acting, she goes traveling with her husband and children.
Victoria Ruffo Career Growth:
Ruffo began her acting career in the 1980s by taking up small roles in telenovelas. In 1980 she took up a role as supporting actress in Ernesto Alonso’s production ‘Conflictos de un Medico’. In year 1983, director Valentin Pimstein approached her to star in ‘La fiera’ alongside actor Guillermo Capitello. She was also featured in the Spanish program ‘Al Rojo Vivo’. Starring alongside her sister Gabriella, Ruffo showcased her skills in telenovela ‘Juana Iris’ by Carlos Tellez in 1985. Her lead role in telenovela ‘Simplemente Maria’ by Ernest Alonso was appreciated by telenovela fans. She appeared as Consuelo Villagran in telenovela ‘Pobre Nina Rica’ which was directed by Enrique Segoviano in 1995. She portrayed role of Elena Carvajal in 1998’s telenovela ‘Vivo por Elena’. Her pairing with actor Cesar Evora in telenovela ‘La madrastra’ in 2005 was marked by her amazing acting skills. She took a break from her acting as she had to fufill responsibilities as First Lady of Pachuca along with her husband. In 2010, she played lead in ‘Triunfo del amor’ alongside William Levy, Diego Oliviera. Her character in2014’s ‘La malquerida’ received positive remarks in the industry.
Victoria Ruffo Net Worth:
The 56 year old Mexican actress Ruffo has an accumulation of net worth around USD 215 million. She earned USD 75 million between years 2015 and 2016. No wonder Ruffo was among the Top highest paid actresses in year 2013. Most of her earnings come from her property holdings, stock investments. Furthermore, her other contributions to earning are fashion line ‘Victoria Ruffo Seduction’, ‘Pure Wonderuffo- Mexico’ which is her own Vodka brand. Her business as a restaurateur also contributes to her earning. She has a restaurant called ‘Fat Ruffo Burger’ in Mexico City. An endorsee of Cover Girl cosmetics, Ruffo has numerous sources of earning other than her acting career.
Victoria Ruffo Awards and Achievements:
Multitalented Mexican star Ruffo has earned respect in the entertainment scene as a Mexican actress. She was entitled as one of Latin America’s Beautiful actresses’ in 2010. Her popularity is soaring high and she has achieved milestones in her career. Her performance in 2012 telenovela ‘Corona de lagrimas’ led her a win in the 2013 TVy Novelas Award under the category of Best Actress.
Victoria Ruffo Contributions:
Current president of DIF (Integral Family Development), Ruffo gave time to work in the contribution of Pachuca where her husband is the senator. She continued her acting in telenovelas after then. Starting up a restaurant business, Ruffo has holdings in stock and owns her own line of perfume and beverage. Ruffo is an emerging celebrity in social media. More information on her can be fetched from IMDb and Wiki.