One of them is Adria Arjona Torres, the daughter of the singer, Ricardo Arjona, who at 29 has stood out with several productions in the entertainment world.
Who is Adria Arjona?
She was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on April 25, 1992, she is the daughter of the Guatemalan composer and music producer and the Puerto Rican model Leslie Torres, Ricardo’s first marriage.
His first years of life were spent in Mexico City with his family; At age 12 he moved to Miami, and when he was of legal age he went to live in New York to study at the Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute, while working as a waitress.
She is married to the lawyer, Edgardo Canales, with whom she celebrated her marriage in Antigua, Guatemala.
The young woman from an early age knew that she wanted to devote herself to acting. In an interview with ‘Vanity Fair’, in 2019, she revealed that it was her father who motivated her to fight for her dreams.
“But when we moved to Miami and I started private school, I felt a disconnect from the art world I used to live in. I needed my escape. I remember my dad telling me to try acting because he needed a creative outlet. I was very shy, and I still am, but on the first day of acting class, I was suddenly speaking louder, standing taller, and I fell in love,” Adria told the magazine.
The Puerto Rican celebrity is described as a hard-working woman and not afraid of ambition, which has made her find herself where she has always wanted.
“My dad helped me; however, the best gift he gave me was not giving me everything. That taught me to fight, to be a worker, not to be afraid of ambition that can be both positive and negative, ”she told ‘Vogue’ in 2019.
Adria Arjona and the projects that have catapulted her in Hollywood
At the age of 20, he starred in his first short film ‘Loss a Short Film’ (2012) by director Justin Omar Suarez.
But her first project as a professional actress was in 2014, when she appeared in an episode of the police series ‘Unforgettable’ as Suzy Houchen. She also appeared in two episodes of the fourth season of ‘Person of Interest’.
In 2015 she was Patricia in the comedy ‘Little Galicia’ and that same year she joined the second season of the series ‘True Detective’, where she played Emily in six episodes.
In ‘Narcos’ she gave life to Helena in the second season; For 2016, she added two films to her list of projects, ‘Anomalous’ as Kate Grant and ‘The Belko Experiment’, in the role of Leandra Flores.
Two years later, in 2019, Adria Arjona starred as Yovanna in the film “Triple Frontera” alongside Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac and Pedro Pascal.
That same year he joined Netflix, in ‘Squadron 6’, directed by Michael Bay and in which he shared credits with Ryan Reynolds, Mélanie Laurent, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Ben Hardy, Dave Franco and Corey Hawkins.
Adria Arjona on the red carpet with Jared Leto
In 2020, Ricardo Arjona’s daughter added ‘Morbius’ to her completed projects, a film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name.
The famous one has the character of Martine Bancroft, the fiancee of the biochemist Michael Morbius.
On March 10, the red carpet for the new film by Jared Leto and Adria, which will be released on March 31, was held in Plaza Carso, Mexico City.
During her time at the premiere, the celebrity wore a black leather Versace dress and open stilettos, while the 30 Seconds to Mars singer wore an animal print coat, a brown satin shirt and pants. blacks.
“I come from a family that gave me a lot of good advice, I think Hollywood is not the best place in the world but I love what I do, I do it blindly (…) I think the world is changing and especially Hollywood,” Adria told ‘ One Tv’.
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