- Name: Kate del Castillo
- Age: 45 years old
- Height: 5ft 4in (163 cm)
- Occupation: Actress
- Net Worth: US $10 Million
- Status: Alive
Kate del Castillo is a Mexican-American film and television actress. She’s known for roles like “Leticia Bustamante” in the telenovela Muchachitas, and as “Teresa Mendoza” in La Reina del Sur. Her film credits include Under the Same Moon (2007), Julia (2008) and No Good Deed (2014). Del Castillo was born Kate del Castillo Negrete Trillo on October 23, 1972 in Mexico City, Mexico. Her parents are Kate Trillo and Eric del Castillo. She has a sister, Veronica, and a half-brother, Ponciano. She became a U.S. citizen in 2015.
Del Castillo began her career as a child actor. Her early film credits include Los de abajo (1978) and Las sobrinas del diablo (1983). She made her television debut as “Leticia Bustamante” on the telenovela Muchachitas. The series aired in several Latin American countries. She won a 1995 TVyNovelas Award for best young actress for the series Imperio de cristal. Del Castillo starred in a number of series, including Alguna vez tendremos alas, La mentira, Ramona, and El derecho de nacer. She was cast as “Kate’ in the TV film, Kate Del Castillo en La Riviera Maya (2004). She starred as “Teresa Mendoza” in the Telemundo series La Reina del Sur (The Queen of the South). The series was renewed for a second season in May 2017. Del Castillo starred as “Anastasia Cardona” in Duenos del paraiso (2015). She made guest appearances on series like CSI: Miami, Grimm, Weeds, and Jane the Virgin. She currently stars as “Emilia Urquiza” in the Netflix drama series Ingobernable (2017).
Del Castillo made her Hollywood film debut in the drama Bordertown (2006). The film was directed by Gregory Nava and stars Jennifer Lopez and Martin Sheen. She appeared opposite Adrian Alonso in drama Under the Same Moon (2007). Del Castillo was nominated for an Ariel Award for best actress for the film American Visa (2005). Her film credits also include Julia (2008) with Tilda Swinton, Down for Life (2010) with Danny Glover, No Good Deed (2014) with Idris Elba, and The 33 (2015) with Antonio Banderas. She lent her voice to the animated films The Book of Life (2014) and El Americano: The Movie (2016).
In 2012, del Castillo posted on social media that she trusted El Chapo Guzman more than the Mexican government. She was contacted by Guzman’s lawyer in 2014 to talk about a possible biographical film about Guzman. Guzman escaped prison in July 2015 and she was able to arrange an interview between him and actor Sean Penn. Guzman was recaptured in January 2016. both Penn and del Castillo are under investigation by the Attorney General of Mexico (PGR). A detain-and-interrogate order was issued on del Castillo after she failed to appear before Mexican prosecutors.PERSONAL
Kate del Castillo is 5ft 4in tall and she’s of Mexican descent. She currently resides in Los Angeles, California. She was named as one of the 25 most influential women by People en Espanol magazine in 2011. Del Castillo has been married two times. Her first husband was footballer ‘Luis Garcia’ and her second actor ‘Aaron Diaz’. Both marriages ended in divorce. She’s also been linked to actors Ari Telch and Demian Bichir, and to businessman Emilio Azcarraga Jean. Del Castillo’s net worth is estimated at $10 million. In addition to film/TV, she’s done advertising campaigns for brands like Ford and L’Oreal. She was appointed Ambassador for the Mexican Commission on Human Right in 2009.
Kate del Castillo Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki
- Birth Name: Kate del Castillo Negrete Trillo
- Birthday: October 23, 1972
- How Old : Age: 45 years old
- Place of Birth: Mexico City, Mexico
- Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 4in (163 cm)
- Occupation: Actress
- Years Active: 1978-present
- Net Worth & Salary: US $10 Million
- Marriage(s): Luis Garcia, Aaron Diaz
- Death-O-Meter: Alive
- Official Site: katedelcastillo.us