Jorge Salinas Biography: Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Family


Who is Jorge Salinas?

Salinas is a Mexican soap opera and film actor, best known to the world for such roles as Gabriel Quesada Barragan in the telenovela “Las Vias Del Amor” (2002-2003), and as Ignacio Lugo Navarro in the telenovela “Mariana De La Noche” (2003-2004), in addition to many other roles, he’s had so far in his career.

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Jorge Salinas Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education

Jorge Salinas was born on 27 July 1968 in Mexico City, Mexico, the son of Maria Guadalupe Perez Ocana, while there is no information about his father, including his name and whether his parents were ever married. There’s also no information on whether he has siblings or not.

In regards to his education, after high school, he enrolled at Centro de Educacion Artistica (CEA) in 1990, and once he finished his studies there, he started pursuing his career.


Career Beginnings

He began his career in the early ‘90s with the role of Damian Souberville in the telenovela “Valeria y Maximiliano” (1991), then in the same year, he portrayed Roberto Herrera in five episodes of the telenovela “Cadenas De Amargura”, starring Diana Bracho, Daniela Castro and Aurora Molina.

The following year, Jorge portrayed Ernesto in nine episodes of the TV series “El Abuelo Y Yo”, which starred Jorge Martinez de Hoyos, Ludwika Paleta, and Marcelo Buquet.

This was followed by several guest roles in such telenovelas throughout the ‘90s as “Magica Juventud” (1992-1993), “Two Women, One road” (1993), “Morelia” (1995), “Cancion de Amor” (1996), and “Mujer, Casos De La Vida Real” (1996-1998), among others.

However, in 1999 he secured his first major role as Sebastian Mendez in the telenovela “Tress Mujeres”. His character is one of the main protagonists in the series, alongside Karyme Lozano, as the two fall madly in love.

Rise to Prominence

Sebastian Mendez was his breakthrough role, as more major roles followed. He starred in the film “Sexo, Pudor y Lagrimas” (1999) as Miguel, co-starring Demian Bichir, and Susana Zabaleta.

He began the new millennium with the co-starring role in the Academy Award-nominated thriller-drama film “Amores Perros”, alongside Emilio Echevarria, Gael Garcia Bernal and Goya Toledo, directed by Alejandro G. Inarritu.

Next, he portrayed Eduardo Rivadeneira in the telenovela “Mi Destino Eres Tu”, with Lucero in the lead role, alongside Susana Zabaleta and Salinas. This was followed by the lead role in the telenovela “Las Vias Del Amor” (2002-2003) as Gabriel Quesada Barragan, a man ravaged by guilt following the death of his brother, but fate had something odd in store for him, co-starring Aracely Arambula and Enrique Rocha, among others.


Salinas enjoyed success throughout the decade, portraying various characters in differing telenovelas. He was Ignacio Lugo Navarro in the critically acclaimed “Mariana De La Noche” (2003-2004), the male protagonist, while his co-star was Alejandra Barros, as the two battle for a forbidden love.

In 2005 he starred as Jose Guadalupe Cruz in the telenovela “La Esposa Virgen” with Adela Noriega. The two teamed up again three years later in another successful telenovela, “Fuego En La Sangre”, and were accompanied by Eduardo Yanez, Elizabeth Alvarez, Pablo Montero and others, about brothers who seek to revenge the death of their sister, but instead find love.

Continued Success

Jorge continued rather successfully into the 2010s. He began the decade with the film role as Jean Paul in the drama “La Otra Familia” (2011), written and directed by Gustavo Loza, about a seven-year-old boy who is adopted by his crack-addicted mother’s best friend and given to a gay pair to take care of him while she’s on a trip to Houston she can’t postpone.

The same year, Jorge appeared in the comedy film “Labios Rojos”, while he also got the role of Rogelio Montero, the main antagonist in the telenovela “La Que No Podia Amar”, co-starring Susana Gonzalez, Jose Ron, and Ana Brenda Contreras.

In 2012 he was chosen for the double role of Santos Martinez de la Garza / Jorge Alfredo Vargas, about a millionaire who takes on a new personality after being wrongfully accused of fraud and money laundering in the critically acclaimed telenovela “Que Bonito Amor”, co-starring Danna Garcia and Arturo Peniche.

From 2014 to 2015, he played Fernando Lascurain in the comedy series “Mi Corazon Es Tuyo” about a woman who loses her house and is forced to take a job as a nanny who takes care of seven children, with Silvia Navarro in the lead role.

Jorge continued with roles in telenovelas – he was Arturo in one of the most popular telenovelas, “Pasion y Poder” (2015-2016), which follows two very successful businessmen and fierce rivals who compete for the love of the same women, co-starring Fernando Colunga and Susana Gonzalez.


In 2019 he starred as Antonio Solano in the comedy series “Un Poqito Tuyo”, co-starring Marjorie De Sousa and Lorena Herrera, followed by the role of Ernesto Roja in the telenovela “Te Doy La Vida” about a couple who seek a bone marrow transplant for their ailing son, but when a mechanic matches the DNA with their son, a drama ensues.

In recent years, Jorge starred in the telenovela “SOS Me Estoy Enamorando” (2021) with Cesar Evora, Daniel Arenas and Iran Castillo, while in 2022, he was Victor Manuel in the telenovela “Amores Que Enganan”.

Furthermore, he reprised the role of Miguel in the sequel “Sexo, Pudor Y Lagrimas 2” (2022) and is set to star in the telenovela “Nuestros Pecados” alongside Erika Buenfil and Oka Giner, scheduled to premiere on 23 January 2023.

Net Worth

According to sources, Jorge Salinas’s wealth is estimated at $1.5 million, as of late 2022.

Personal Life, Dating, Married, Wife, Children

He was in a short but fruitful relationship with actress Adriana Catano in the mid- ‘90s; their daughter, Gabriella, was born in September 1995.

In 1996 he married Fatima Boggio. and had twins, Santiago and Jorge Emilio, born in 2005, but the two divorced in 2006. In the same year, he had a brief affair with actress Andrea Noli, and they have a daughter together, Valentina Salinas Noli.


He met actress Elizabeth Alvarez while working on the telenovela “La Fea Mas Bella”. The two later starred in the telenovela “Fuego En La Sangre”, started a romantic relationship, and married on 15 October 2011. Since then, the couple has welcomed twins, a daughter Maxima and son Leon, born on 2 December 2015.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

Jorge Salinas has black hair and brown eyes. He stands at a height of 6ft (1.84m), while his weight and other vital statistics are currently unknown, though he has an athletic figure.

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