Paulina Rubio

Paulina Rubio, born in Mexico City on June 17, 1971, is a Mexican singer, actress, presenter, model, businesswoman, and the daughter of Susana Dosamantes, a Mexican soap opera actor. Rubio started her career in the musical group Timbiriche in 1982, and 10 years later, she released her first solo album, “La Chica Dorada,” on the EMI Music label, followed by “24 Kilates.” Her subsequent albums, “El Tiempo es Oro” and “Planeta Paulina,” were commercial successes in Latin America. After a series of successful concerts and after ending her contract with EMI Latin, Rubio released “Paulina” in 2000, her fifth album and first with Universal Music Group, which is critically referred to as her best album. “Paulina” was an international success and made Rubio the best-selling Latin music artist of the Billboard Year-End (2001 to 2002).

Fast Facts

Full Name:

Paulina Susana Rubio Dosamantes


Queen of Latin Pop Music

Birth date:

June 17, 1971



Zodiac Sign:



5' 4.8"

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Net Worth:

$35 million

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Having an actress mother, Paulina Rubio lived with art from an early age. At just five years old, she already had singing, acting, jazz, painting, and dance classes at the renowned Mexican College of Arts, Centro de Educación Artística. She started her artistic career in the famous Mexican group Timbiriche. With Timbiriche, she recorded 11 albums and collaborated on the song ‘Vaselina,’ a Spanish adaptation of the movie “Grease.” In 1992, she released her first solo album, “La Chica Dorada,” on the EMI Music label, followed by “24 Kilates.” Her fifth album, “Paulina,” was released in 2000, her first work on her new label, Universal Music, which received multiple award nominations, a diamond disc, and sold 2.5 million copies worldwide.

Two years later, in 2002, Rubio released her first English-language album, “Border Girl,” which contains his biggest hit, ‘Don’t Say Goodbye.’ Her subsequent albums, “Pau-Latina” and “Ananda,” consolidated her internationally. Her ninth album released in 2009, “Gran City Pop,” has an original and fresh concept, and reflects Rubio’s life and her musical experiences. The singer’s latest album, “Brava!,” focuses on electronic genres mixed with Latin pop.

Rubio is considered one of the most influential Latin celebrities of all time. According to “E! Entertainment,” the singer is ranked 12th on the ‘25 Sexiest Pop Divas’ list.

Career timeline


Rubio makes her successful debut with the Mexican group Timbiriche.

Rubio Goes Solo

She releases her first solo work, "La Chica Dorada."

The English Market Invasion

Rubio releases her first album in English, "Border Girl."

“La Voz”

Rubio serves as a judge on the show "La Voz," the Mexican version of "The Voice."

Another Reality Show

She is invited to be a judge on the show "The X Factor," alongside Demi Lovato, Kelly Rowland, and Simon Cowell.


Rubio releases her eleventh studio album, "Deseo."

Why We Love Paulina Rubio

  1. Her humanitarian work

    Many humanitarian causes are near and dear to her heart, and she takes the time to make sure that she can give them her full support. She’s part of the Latino Commission on AIDS.

  2. Fundación Paulina Rubio

    She created a charity called Fundación Paulina Rubio to benefit children with neurological disorders. We can’t help loving a person who loves humanity.

  3. She’s a star

    People will always vary in their opinion of who the greatest Latino artist is, but Rubio will surely appear at the top of the majority’s list. We believe she’s among the greatest, and we love her.

5 Surprising Facts

  1. She’s also a successful businesswoman

    One of her many successful business ventures includes the creation of a lipstick in the MAC Cosmetics range called Rubia.

  2. She’s named among the greats

    Rubio is often compared to the likes of Madonna, who was one of the most famous performers in the world for decades.

  3. Her nickname

    Nicknames are often names of endearment, and we cannot think of anything more endearing than being called the Queen of Latin Pop Music; it says a lot about her talent and success.

  4. Rivalry

    The eternal rivalry between Paulina Rubio and Thalía is not new.

  5. She’s divorced

    In March 2012, businessman Nicolas Colate revealed that he had filed for divorce from Rubio.

Paulina Rubio FAQs

Who is Paulina Rubio's father?

Her father Enrique Rubio.

Are Thalia and Paulina Rubio friends?

“Thalía and I were very very close friends, and then we fight, and then we were (friends again),” Rubio said in an interview.

Was Paulina Rubio in “Jane the Virgin?”

Yes, she was.

Paulina Rubio’s birthday dates

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