Celebrity Profile: Jacqueline Bracamontes

By on July 15, 2015
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Jacqueline Bracamontes was born in Guadalajara Jalisco, Mexico on December 23, 1979, to Jesus Bracamontes, a former coach of popular Mexican soccer team Chivas Rayadas del Guadalajara, and Jacqueline Van Hoorde, a Mexican of Belgian descent. She is the oldest of three children, she has a sister Alina, and a brother, Jesus, Jr. Her father is currently a soccer analyst for the Hispanic-American television network Univision.

After high school, Bracamontes moved to France to study French. She then returned to Mexico and studied Communication Science at the Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Occidente. While there, she began working as a model. She speaks Spanish, French and English fluently.

In 2006, she landed her first lead role in the Mexican novela Heridas de Amor, alongside Brazilian born actor Guy Ecker. The program was broadcast in several countries.

In Spring of 2007, Bracamontes was cast in her first feature film, entitled Cuando Las Cosas Suceden, playing the role of a nun named Lucia. Later that year, she briefly returned to hosting with the Mexican game show De Por Vida, but the show was quickly cancelled.

In 2008 she starred in the comedic Mexican telenovela Las Tontas No Van al Cielo, alongside Jaime Camil, which was extremely successful in both the Latin American and United States market.

After finishing filming with Las Tontas No Van al Cielo, she starred in Sortilegio, with Cuban actor William Levy.Filming completed in October 2009.

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