Mercedes Molto

This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Molto and the second or maternal family name is Contreras.
Mercedes Molto
Born Mercedes Moltó Contreras
(1974-02-21) February 21, 1974
Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Residence Miami, Florida, United States
Nationality  Spanish
Occupation Actress
Years active 1993-present
Spouse(s) Noel Salgado (2007-2013) (divorce)
Parent(s) Dr. José Moltó Ordoñez
Mercedes Contreras

Mercedes Molto (born Mercedes Moltó Contreras on February 21, 1974 in Barcelona, Spain) is a Spanish-born Mexican actress.[1]


Molto was born February 21, 1974 in Barcelona, Spain. She is the daughter of Panamanian otorhinolaryngology medical surgeon Dr. José Moltó Ordoñez and Mercedes Contreras. She completed her primary and secondary studies in Panama, former student of officially CIDMI since he graduated from the International College of Mary Immaculate, located in La Alameda, Panama, is one of the best schools in Panama and there are still teachers who remember her fondly. Study in CEA Televisa and participates in a number of telenovela of that company. At the age of sixteen, she arrived in Mexico, where she began her career.

In September 15, 2007 she married with surgeon Noel Salgado. In 2013 after 6 years of marriage announced they are getting divorced.[2][3] She currently lives in Miami.


Year Title RoleNotes
1993-94 Valentina Luisita Basurto Supporting Role
1995Caminos cruzados Jackie Supporting Role
1995-96 Pobre Niña Rica Bárbara de VillagránSupporting Role
1996-97Mi querida Isabel Eugenia Antagonist
1997-98 Sin ti BrendaSupporting Role
1998 Rencor apasionado Martha Valdivia Special Appearance
Gotita de amor Lucrecia Samaniego de Sotomayor Main Antagonist
2000-01Por Un Beso Mirna Ballesteros MendizábalMain Antagonist
2001 Mujer, casos de la vida real TV Series
2002 La Otra Eugenia Guillén SáenzSpecial Appearance
2003 Niña Amada Mía Karina Sánchez de Soriano Main Antagonist
2004 Big Brother VIP 3 Herself Reality Show-Finished 3rd Place
2005 Pablo y Andrea Carlota/Úrsula/Bárbara/Socorro Barraza Main Antagonist
2008 La rosa de Guadalupe Rebeca TV Series
Mujeres Asesinas Silvia Episode: "Martha, Asfixiante"
2011 Como dice el dicho Episode: "No hay mal..."
2012 Relaciones peligrosas Benita "Jefa" Mendoza Co-protagonist
2013 Pasión prohibida Deniz Lefevre "Mademoiselle" Co-protagonist
2015 Bajo el mismo cielo Deborah Sanders Antagonist

Awards and nominations

Premios TVyNovelas

Year Category TelenovelaResult
1998Best Young Lead Actress Mi querida Isabel Nominated
2003Best Female AntagonistNiña Amada Mía


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