Belinda Peregrín Schüll

Belinda Peregrín Schüll was born in the city of Madrid, Spain on August 15, 1989. She was born to her Spanish father, Ignacio Peregrín and her French mother, Belinda Schüll. Belinda also has a younger brother named Ignacio. The family decided to move to Mexico in 1993 and still resides there today.

At a very early age, Belinda demonstrated that she had rare talent in the areas of singing and acting. Beginning her acting career at only ten years of age, it soon become apparent not only to her family, but to the media as well, that they had a future star on their hands.

She stared in her first television series called, ˇAmigos X Siempre!, and even contributed to the soundtrack of the show. From her early success in television, Belinda landed an even bigger role starring in the children’s telenovela entitled, Cómplices Al Rescate. This show quickly became popular throughout Mexico. In this television series, she played identical twins, which were separated at birth. Again, she composed the soundtrack for this series and it even earned her, her first Latin Grammy nomination for her musical contribution.

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In 2006, Belinda essentially entered the international scene when she played the role of Marisol, in the Disney Channel Original Movie The Cheetah Girls 2. She contributed once again to the soundtrack of this movie, with four titles. In August of 2006, the soundtrack of The Cheetah Girls 2 debuted at the number five spot on the United States Billboard 200. To date, the soundtrack has sold close to a million and a half copies.

Belinda has not only thrived as a popular Mexican actress, but she has also crossed over into the music world and has been equally successful. In August of 2003, Belinda, released her first self-titled album, Belinda. It was extremely popular worldwide and even more so in her home country of Mexico. Two years later, in 2005, she worked together with the Mexican rock band called Moderatto on their single Muriendo Lento, which also became quite popular. Her second album entitled Utopía, debuted in 2006. The 2007 Latin Grammy Awards nominated her for both the ‘Song of the Year’ and ‘Best Female Pop Album’ categories. Belinda took home two MTV Music Awards Latinoamerica in 2007 for the ‘Video of Year’ category and for the ‘Best Solo Artist’ category. Recently in the news came word of Belinda’s latest album release, Carpe Diem. It is scheduled to be released in February of 2010. Currently, the only albums available by Belinda are the albums titled Belinda and Belinda Enhanced.

This talented Mexican actress, singer and songwriter has already been making international waves for some years now. Not only has Belinda played main roles in various television series, but she has been her own shining star in the music industry. She has been both nominated and has received many awards in the film and music industry. It is certain that we will be seeing much more of Belinda Peregrín Schüll sooner than later.

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