Who is Jaime Camil’s sister, Issabela Camil? Husband, Net Worth

April 18, 2024
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Issabela Camil Wiki Bio

Issabela was born in Mexico City, on 6 February 1969 – her zodiac sign is Aquarius, and she holds Mexican nationality. She’s an actress and model, with close to 30 acting credits to her name, perhaps still known best for her portrayal of Virginia in the 2008 action crime adventure series “El Pantera”. It was created by Daniel Munoz, starred Luis Roberto Guzman and Ignacio Lopez Tarso, and follows Gervasio Robles Villa who has been wrongly imprisoned for allegedly murdering his fiancée.

Issabela is also known for being the half-sister of Jaime Federico Said Camil de Saldanha da Gama, a famous Mexican actor and singer-songwriter.

Early life and education

She was raised in Mexico City as an only child, by her mother Tony Starr, and her father Jaime Camil Garza who was a wealthy Mexican businessman.


Issabela became interested in acting and dancing at a very early age, and was nine when she started practicing both at a school for the performing arts. She enrolled at a local high school in 1983, joined its drama club and appeared in numerous plays performed at the school. Issabela was also quite sporting during her four years there, as she played both volleyball and soccer for the school’s teams.

She matriculated in 1987, and although she hasn’t spoken of her further education, it’s believed that she attended college, from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 1991. Issabela then worked various jobs in the following five years, prior to launching her acting career.


Roles in TV series

She made her debut TV series appearance in 1996, with her portrayal of Juanita Ortiz in two episodes of the action crime adventure “Walker, Texas Ranger”, and the same year saw her play Maya Carasco in the episodes “Second Chance” and “Love and Guns” of the action crime adventure “The Sentinel”.

Issabela gained recognition in 2001, when she starred as Gloria Ocampo in the romantic drama “Lo Que es el Amor”, which also starred Claudia Ramirez and Leonardo Garcia Vale, and follows two women who are in love with the same man, with one being ready to do whatever it takes to have him for herself. Issabela could then have been seen making a guest appearance in an episode or two of a couple of series, such as the romantic drama “La Ley del Silencio”, the romantic comedy “La Fea Mas Bella” and the crime drama “Mujeres Asesinas”.

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In 2010, she starred as Paloma Duenas in the romantic drama “Teresa”; it also starred Sebastian Rulli and Aaron Diaz, and follows the life of the greedy young woman Teresa. In 2012, Issabela played Ingrid in the popular romantic drama “Abyss of Passion”; it starred Blanca Guerra, Sabine Moussier and Eugenia Cauduro, and follows three childhood friends Gael, Damien and Elisa, who have now met again as adults. Some of her other notable performances in the 2010s were in the romantic drama “Gossip Girl: Acapulco”, another romantic drama “Lo Que la Vida me Robo”, and the drama “Passion and Power”.

Most recently, in 2021, Issabela portrayed Sara in the episode “El Castigo” of the drama “Un Dia Para Vivir”.


Roles in movies

Issabela made her debut film appearance in the 1997 crime drama “Coyote”, then in 2000, she starred as Sofia in the eponymous drama; it was written and directed by Alan Coton, also starred Angelica Aragon and Alejandro Tommasi, and follows a volcanologist who has come to Mexico to observe the Popocatepetl volcano. The movie won a New York International Independent Film & Video Festival Award for Best Feature Film.

She spent the next decade focused solely on appearing in TV series, so Issabela’s following movie role came in 2014, when cast to play Amanda in the comedy drama “The Hours with You”. It was written and directed by Catalina Aguilar Mastretta, who also starred in it alongside Maria Rojo and Isela Vega; the movie follows a pregnant young woman whose grandmother Ema has just passed away; it won three of the 14 awards for which it was nominated.


Issabella’s only three other movie roles have been in the 2014 drama “Princesas de Carton”, the 2015 action “El Dinero no Cae del Cielo – El Aerolito”, and the 2016 thriller drama “Mujeres Infieles 4”.

Other credits

Issabela made a guest appearance in a 2016 episode of the talk-show “Noches con Platanito”.

Love life and husband

Issabela prefers to keep the details of her love life to herself, but it’s still widely known that she’s today a married woman. She exchanged vows with Sergio Mayer in 2009, in a private ceremony attended by some of their closest friends and family members; Sergio is a Mexican actor and film producer, who has appeared in more than 50 movies and TV series, but is probably known best for having produced the 2013 horror thriller film “El Edificio”. They have two children together, named Victoria Mayer Camil and Antonio.


Neither Sergio nor Issabela have spoken of any other people with whom they might have been, so as of February 2022, Issabela’s married to Sergio Mayer, and they have two children together.

Hobbies and other interests

Issabela is also a model, but considers modelling to be her hobby rather than a job.

She’s highly active on Instagram, and apparently enjoys the attention which she’s receiving from her close to 400,000 followers. She’s uploaded over 1,000 pictures onto the network, most of which have been taken during her everyday life.

Issabela is physically quite active, and has a couple of training sessions at the gym every week, thus her slim figure. She’s also following a strict diet, and doesn’t eat fast food.

She’s a lover of animals, and has a pet dog which can be seen featured in some of her Instagram pictures.

Issabela has her own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Brad Pitt, Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie, while a couple of her favorite movies are “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”, the franchise “Pirates of the Caribbean” and “Mr. and Mrs Smith”.

Age, height and net worth

Issabela’s age is 53. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 8ins (1.7m) and she weighs around 130lbs (60kgs).

As of February 2022, her net worth has been estimated at more than $500,000, while her half-brother Jaime’s net worth is reputedly over $15 million.

Who is her half-brother Jaime Camil?

Jaime Federico Said Camil de Saldanha da Gama was born in Mexico City, on 22 July 1973 – his zodiac sign is Cancer, and he holds Mexican nationality. He’s appeared in more than 50 movies and TV series, while he’s perhaps known best for his portrayal of Rogelio De La Vega in the critically acclaimed comedy series “Jane the Virgin”.


It was created by Jennifer Snyder Urman, starred Gina Rodriguez and Andrea Navado, and follows a devout Catholic woman who has been artificially inseminated by mistake; the series aired from 2014 to 2019, and won 21 of the 98 awards for which it was nominated, including two Primetime Emmy nominations.

Jaime was raised in Mexico City by his father Jaime Camil Garza, and his Brazilian mother Cecilia Saldanha de Gama who was a singer. He became interested in acting while attending high school, but was urged by his parents to focus on his education. Upon matriculating in 1991, Jaime enrolled at Universidad Anahuac, from which he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in business administration in 1995.

He then studied acting in Mexico City, Los Angeles and New York City, while he also travelled to Italy to learn classical opera.

He launched his acting career in 2000, when he starred as Mauricio Rodriguez Calderon in the romantic drama series “You Are My Destiny”, while a couple of his following notable performances were in the 2004 biographical fantasy movie “Zapata – El Sueno del Heroe”, the 2004 action crime adventure series “Wooden Woman”, and the 2005 comedy movie “Seven Days”. He gained recognition in 2006 and 2007, when he played Fernando Mendiola, the lead character in the romantic comedy drama “La Fea Mas Bella”; it also starred Angelica Vale and Patricia Navidad, and follows a woman who’s being bullied at work for being ugly, while she’s in love with her boss.


Some of Jaime’s following lead roles were in the 2008 romantic comedy series “Las Tontas no Van al Cielo”, the 2010 comedy series “Los Exitosos Perez”, and the 2012 drama series “Por Ella Soy Eva”. In 2016, he voiced Fernando in the animated adventure comedy movie “The Secret Life of Pets”, and voiced Papa in the hit 2017 animated adventure comedy movie “Coco”.

Most recently, in 2022, he played Antonio Rivas in the crime thriller film “Kimi”.

He has won five of the 18 awards for which he has been nominated.

Jaime is also a singer, and released his debut album “Para Estar Contigo” in 1999, while his second album “Una Vez Mas” followed in 2002.

He married the actress Heidi Balvanera in 2013, and they have two children together; Jaime had previously dated the actress Adriana Lavat and the singer Thalia.

Martha Clifford

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