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Biografía - Natalia Oreiro - Part 1 View Series

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Uruguay

Muñeca Brava’s Natalia Oreiro came into the world on the 19th of March, 1977, in Montevideo, Uruguay. She showed early signs of being extraordinary, but was also quite a handful for her young parents. Her love of art and showmanship quickly manifested itself, and as a young child she spent hours singing into a tape recorder and along with the radio!!

Biografía - Natalia Oreiro - Part 2 View Series

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Uruguay

Though Natalia Oreiro may seem to have it all—talent, beauty, brains, personality and success—she wasn’t born with a silver spoon in her mouth. Her family suffered economically, and moved many times trying to better their situation. This was a bit unsettling for little Natalia, and perhaps contributed to her being a handful for her primary school teachers.

Biografía - Natalia Oreiro - Part 3 View Series

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Uruguay

Natalia reflects on her first real experiences with acting and modeling. As a young girl she was drawn to the stage, performing in many of her high school’s chorus and theatrical productions. Her mature stage presence and passion for the art soon landed her a number of roles in paid advertisements. She was well on her way to becoming a star.

Biografía - Natalia Oreiro - Part 4 View Series

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Uruguay

Natalia was quickly growing up. Like most teens, she was anxious to explore the world. At thirteen she began to go out dancing with her best friend, Rosa. Ivan, the high school hunk, was to become her first love.

Biografía - Natalia Oreiro - Part 5 View Series

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Uruguay

Winning the Xuxa Paquita contest convinced her to move to Buenos Aires. Unfortunately for Natalia, it wasn’t easy to be sixteen and out on her own. She was lonely, and she struggled, but pride and her fierce ambition kept her from quitting.

Biografía - Natalia Oreiro - Part 6 View Series

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Uruguay

The show biz life can be cruel, even when you’re young, talented and beautiful. Though she came from nearby Uruguay, Natalia’s Argentine peers in their native Buenos Aires weren’t afraid to let her know she was a stranger infringing on their turf.

Biografía - Natalia Oreiro - Part 7 View Series

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Argentina, Uruguay

When a strange man insists he is Natalia’s true father, she is oddly sympathetic, “we all know about el proceso.” But do we? The “process” is shorthand for the era of military dictatorships that engulfed the Southern Cone in the mid 70’s. During this era, untold numbers of infants of suspected “subversives” were kidnapped, often taken by police or military members to raise as their own.

Biografía - Natalia Oreiro - Part 8 View Series

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Argentina

Imagine the shock to Natalia’s parents when they first saw another couple on the TV claiming that she was their child. Unfortunately, such a thing was not, in fact, entirely impossible. A blood test, however, proved the sad couple wrong. Natalia’s starring role in Ricos Y Famosos would soon bring Natalia, and her actual mom and dad, back to the top of the world.

Biografía - Natalia Oreiro - Part 9 View Series

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Argentina

Sure, Natalia has had it rough. A certifiable worldwide hit with Muñeca Brava, a stud actor boyfriend followed by a superstar musician boyfriend, a rising singing career; she’s the kind of girl many mere mortals would love to hate. But… she’s just impossible to dislike!

Biografía - Natalia Oreiro - Part 10 View Series

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Argentina

Off-screen, Natalia Oreiro’s love life sounds a lot less complicated than her on-screen characters’. After her six-year relationship with fellow actor Pablo Echarri ended amicably, she found love with the front man of “Divididos,” Ricardo Mollo, with whom she had more in common with than people seem to think.

Biografía - Natalia Oreiro - Part 11 View Series

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Argentina

Natalia Oreiro’s life keeps getting better after her marriage to Dividos’ Ricardo Moyo. But she knows that when you get so much from life, you have to give something back, and that’s why she’s constantly trying to help people.

Biografía - Natalia Oreiro - Part 12 View Series

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Argentina

This is the final part in Natalia Oreiro’s biography. We have seen family, friends and coworkers talk about her successful professional career and personal life. We’ve felt both jealous and glad when listening to all her achievements. Luckily, Natalia is still working hard to please us!

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