Ana Brenda Contreras

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Ana Brenda Contreras
BornAna Brenda Contreras Pérez
(1986-12-24) December 24, 1986 (age 28)
Mcallen, Texas, United States [1]
OccupationActress, singer
Years active2003–present
Spouse(s)Alejandro Amaya (2013–2014)
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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Contreras and the second or maternal family name is Pérez.
Ana Brenda Contreras
BornAna Brenda Contreras Pérez
(1986-12-24) December 24, 1986 (age 28)
Mcallen, Texas, United States [1]
OccupationActress, singer
Years active2003–present
Spouse(s)Alejandro Amaya (2013–2014)

Ana Brenda Contreras (born Ana Brenda Contreras Pérez on December 24, 1986 in McAllen, Texas, United States), sometimes credited simply as Ana Brenda, is a Mexican actress and singer.[1]


Growing up between Tamaulipas and Houston,[2] Ana Brenda Contreras moved to Mexico City at the age of 15, to participate in the reality show Pop Stars, where she was a finalist and member of the band, t'detila. They recorded an album with the same name. In 2003, she joined the Center for Arts Education Televisa to study acting. In 2005, she appeared as Juanita in the telenovela Barrera de amor, produced by Ernesto Alonso.

In 2006, Ana Brenda participated in a production of Grease. That same year, she had a role in the novela Duelo de Pasiones as Claudia, which was produced by Juan Osorio.

In 2008, she starred in the film "Divina Confusion," directed by Salvador Garcini. She also starred as the protagonist "Violeta Madrigal" in the telenovela Juro Que Te Amo, which was produced by MaPat.

In 2009, producer Carla Estrada offered her the role of antagonist in the telenovela Sortilegio. In this novela, she played "Maura Albarran," a character who is in love with Alejandro Lombardo, the character played by William Levy. That same year, Ana Brenda was offered a role in the Mexican hit series Mujeres Asesinas. She also had a part in the series Tiempo Final.

In 2010, she portrayed Aurora, the best friend of the protagonist, in the remake of Teresa. She played Carol in the musical Timbiriche el Musical.

In August 2011, she starred in the telenovela La que no podia amar as Ana Paula, the lead protagonist.

In 2013, Ana Brenda starred in Nathalie Lartrilleaux's telenovela: Corazón indomable alongside Daniel Arenas.[3][4] It lasted 161 episodes.

Personal life[edit]

On April 4, 2013, Ana Brenda married Alejandro Amaya in a civil ceremony in Las Vegas. On May 14, 2014, she sent a press release informing the permanent separation with her spouse.


Telenovelas & Movies
2005Barreras de AmorJuana 'Juanita' SánchezSupporting role
2006Duelo de PasionesNora/ClaudiaSupporting role
2008Divina ConfusiónBibiMovie
2008-09Juro Que Te AmoVioleta Madrigal Campero de AldamaProtagonist
2009Mujeres Asesinas 2Marcela GarridoProtagonist
Episode:"Las Garrido, codiciosas"
Cabeza de budaInvitedMovie
Tiempo FinalValentinaEpisode: Diva
SortilegioMaura AlbarránMain villain/antagonist
2010-11TeresaAurora Alcazár Coronel de SánchezCo-protagonist
2011-12La Que No Podia AmarAna Paula Carmona Flores de MonteroMain Protagonist
2013Corazón IndomableMaricruz Olivares/María Alejandra Mendoza OlivaresMain Protagonist
2014Volando BajoMariana ArredondoMovie
2015Quiero odiarte pero te amoVictoriaMain Protagonist


Awards and recognition[edit]

Premios Diosas de Plata[edit]

2009Female RevelationDivina confusiónWon[5][6]

TVyNovelas Awards[edit]

2011Best Co-star ActressTeresaNominated
2012Best Lead ActressLa que no podía amar
2014Corazón Indomable [7]

Premios Juventud[edit]

YearCategoryTitle of WorkResult
2012Girl that takes your sleep awayLa que no podía amarWon
2014Girl that takes your sleep awayCorazón IndomableNominated
She's Got Style

People en Español[edit]

2012Best ActressLa que no podía amarNominated
Best Couple with Jorge SalinasWon[9]
2013Best ActressCorazón indomableNominated
Best Couple with Daniel Arenas


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