name: Maria Ariadna Thalia Sodi Miranda
Birthday: August 26, 1971
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
Sexy Mexican pop princess Thalia began her career
at the age of 10 singing in the children's group Din
Din. At the age of 15 she joined the popular teen
group Timibiriche. Her TV career began on the show
"Quincenera" the first novela geared towards children.
Still a teen, Thalia made the move to Los Angeles
where she teamed up with producer Alfredo Diaz Ordaz.
She released her self-titled debut album in 1989,
followed by "Mundo de Cristal" and "Love".
In the 1990s Thalia became an international television
star after performing in three hugely popular soap
operas, "Maria Mercedes," "Marimar" and "María
La Del Barrio". In the mid-90s she began working with
Emilio Estefan and her solo singing career really
took off. Known for her curvaceous body and sultry
dance moves Thalia was as much of a hit in music videos
as she was on the radio.
Thalia made headlines at the dawn of the millennium
with her high profile wedding to Sony Records mogul
Tommy Mottola. In 2002, her sisters, actress Laura
Zapata, and Ernestina Sodi were kidnapped and held
for ransom. The pair were returned safely a few weeks