Who is Michelle Renaud?
Michelle Renaud Ruesga was born in Mexico City, on 9 September 1988 – her zodiac sign is Virgo, and she holds Mexican nationality. She’s an actress, who’s appeared in close to 20 movies and TV series, while she’s perhaps known best for her portrayal of the main character Yameli Montoya, in the 2019 drama series “La Reina Soy Yo”. It was created by Andres Salgado, also starred Lambda Garcia and Mane De La Parra, and follows Yameli who spent 17 years in a US prison after she was wrongfully convicted, and is now seeking revenge; the series was nominated for five awards.
Early life, family and education
Michelle was raised in Mexico City by her parents, about whom nothing’s known as she respects their privacy; it’s said that her father was a school janitor, and that her mother worked as a cashier at a local supermarket.
Michelle became interested in acting when she was around eight years old, and started watching telenovelas with her parents. She enrolled at a local high school in 2002, and joined its drama club, appearing in various plays performed at the school. Michelle was 16 when she launched her acting career, with her portrayal of Michelle Pineda in two episodes of the popular family comedy series “Rebelde”. It aired from 2004 to 2006, starred Jorge Ponce, Estefania Villarreal and Anahi, and follows six teenagers who are attending a private high school, and all are passionate about music.
Michelle matriculated in 2006, and then chose not to pursue a college degree, but to focus on her acting career.
Roles in TV series
In 2009, Michelle made a guest appearance in the episode “La Tarjeta” of the romantic drama “Verano de Amor”, and the same year saw her play the supporting character Betina Montenegro, in the romantic drama “Camaleones”. It starred Edith Gonzalez, Mario Moreno del Moral and Queta Lavat, and follows the man known as el Amo, who’s threatening to kill Valentina and Sebastiao if they don’t steal jewels for him.
Michelle then made a guest appearance in a 2010 episode of the drama “La Rosa de Guadalupe”, then in 2010 and 2011, she starred as Lorena Fonseca in all 200 episodes of the romantic drama “Llena de Amor”; the series also starred Eduardo Linan and Cecilia Gabriela, and follows the young woman Marianela who’s secretly in love with her cousin.
In 2011, Michelle was cast to play Cony Chamorro, the main character in the romantic comedy drama “With You, Without You”, and in 2012 and 2013, she starred as Alba Maria Morales, in the popular comedy drama “La Mujer del Vendaval”. The series also starred Ariadne Diaz and Jose Ron, and follows Marcela Morales who has to marry if she wants to inherit the wealth which her mother has left her.
A couple of Michelle’s following roles were in the 2014 episode “Ni Bebas Agua Que no Veas” of the drama “Como Dice el Dicho”, 11 episodes of the romantic drama “El Color de la Pasion” in 2014, and 133 episodes of the drama “Shadows of the Past” in 2015.
In 2015 and 2016, Michelle starred as Regina in the drama “Passion and Power”; the series also starred Jorge Salinas and Fernando Colunga, and follows two business rivals who are in love with the same woman.
She then played the main character Juana Victoria, in the 2018 drama “Hijas de la Luna”, while her most recent TV series role has been her portrayal of the main character Valeria Fernandez, in the 2021 drama “Quererlo Todo”. It was created by Antonio Abascal and Carlos Daniel Gonzalez, also starred Danilo Carrera and Victor Gonzalez, and follows the family of the late rich man Patricio Montes, who are now arguing over who will inherit his fortune.
Roles in movies
Michelle has appeared in only a single movie: in 2011, she played the supporting character Paula in the drama “Momentos”. It was written and directed by Rodrigo Arnaz, starred Alexis Ayala, Sharis Cid and Natasha Dupeyron, and follows the life of Fernando, a teenager who’s dreaming about becoming an author.
Michelle has made a guest appearance in a couple of talk-shows, including “Mi Proposito Eres Tu”, “¿Quién es la Máscara?” and “Campaña Navidad Televisa: Protegernos Para Celebrar”.
Awards and nominations
Michelle has been nominated for two Premios TVyNovelas Awards for Best Actress in a Telenovela: the first in 2019, for her performance in “Hijas de la Luna”, and the second in 2020, for her performance in “La Reina Soy Yo”.
Love life and relationship with Danilo Carrera
Michelle prefers to keep the details of her love life to herself, but it’s still widely known that she was once a married woman. In November 2016, she married the Mexican politician Josue Alvarado, in a private ceremony attended by only the closest of their friends and family members; on 12 March 2017, Michelle gave birth to their son Marcelo Alvarado Renaud, but in 2018, Josue and Michelle divorced for unknown reasons.
In 2019, Michelle started dating Danilo Carrera, a famous Ecuadorian model, actor and TV presenter, who has appeared in close to 20 movies and TV series, and is perhaps known best for his portrayal of Omar Cifuentes, in the 2020 drama series “Vencer el Miedo”. The two were together for over year, and it is said that they broke up because Danilo was unfaithful, but this hasn’t been confirmed.
As of November 2021, Michelle appears to be single, was once married, and has a son with her former husband Josue Alvarado.
Hobbies and other interests
Michelle is highly active on Instagram, and seems to be enjoying the attention which she’s receiving from her close to five million followers; she’s uploaded nearly 2,500 pictures onto the network, most of which have been taken during her everyday life.
She has four to five training sessions at the gym every week, thus her slim figure; she mostly works out because it’s important for her acting career to stay in shape.
She’s into travelling, and has been to a couple of US states for both work and pleasure, including California and New York; Michelle has also travelled to Spain and Portugal in Europe, while her dream travel destination is Paris in France.
She likes to watch Hollywood movies late at night, and her favorite actor and actress are Leonardo DiCaprio and Natalie Portman, while a couple of her favorite movies are “Inception”, “Titanic” and “Leon: The Professional”.
Age, height and net worth
Michelle’s age is 33. She has long blonde hair and green eyes, her height is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) and she weighs around 120lbs (55kgs).
As of November 2021, her net worth has been estimated at over $1 million.