Nora Salinas

This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Ortiz and the second or maternal family name is Salinas.
Nora Salinas
Born Nora Alicia Ortiz Salinas
(1976-06-07) June 7, 1976
Monterrey, México
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 1994–present
Height 5' 7" (1.72 m)
Spouse(s) Miguel Borbolla (2002-2004)
Mauricio Becker (2009-2012)
Children Jose Miguel Borbolla Ortiz (b. 1.9.2002)
Scarlett Becker Ortiz (b.19.7. 2010)
Parent(s) Nora Alicia Salinas de León<Jose Luis Ortiz>
Relatives José Luis, Natalia y Karla (siblings)

Nora Salinas (born Nora Alicia Ortiz Salinas on June 7, 1975 in Monterrey, México) is a Mexican actress and former model. She has appeared in numerous soap operas, several plays and film "Cicatrices" for which she won a "Diosa de Plata" award as New Actress.


Salinas first obtained international recognition in the telenovela "Esmeralda" alongside Leticia Calderon, as the damsel in distress Graciela. She was noticed in Esmeralda for her ability to portray the dramatic and often extremely love-obsessed character of Graciela who was in love with a poor foreman Adrian (Alejandro Ruiz) but has to suffer under the control of her aristocratic mother Fatima (Laura Zapata).

She was further internationally recognized as the antagonist Fedra in the telenovela "Rosalinda". In Rosalinda, Salinas portrayed a cruel and ambitious woman who makes the lead character, Rosalinda (Thalia) suffer. As a new twist in her career, veering away from her villainous and often mature roles, Salinas joined the telenovela for children, "Carita de Angel". In "Carita de Angel" Salinas gave life to the character of Tia Pelucas. Salinas showcased her comic side in "Carita de Angel" and was identified with the characters various wig color changes.

Her more recent important work is Fuego en la Sangre, where she portrayed the role of the conservative Sarita, who eventually discovers true love from a man who happens to be her family's mortal enemy.

Personal life

Nora was born in Monterrey. Her parents are Nora Alicia Salinas de León and Jose Luis Ortiz. Her siblings are José Luis, Natalia y Karla. She was a model before she became an actress, and she won 'Miss Tamaulipas' in 1993 and came in second place in the Miss Mexico Pageant the same year. Later in 1996 she won the 'El Rostro del Heraldo' award.

Salinas was married briefly to Miguel Borbolla, from 2002 to 2004, and they have a son together, José Miguel, born in 2002. She has a daughter called Scarlett Becker Ortiz, born in 2010 with Mauricio Becker.


Telenovelas, Series, Films
Year Title Role Notes
1994-95 Agujetas de color de rosa Jessica Antagonist
1996 Confidente de secundaria Bianca Bermúdez Main Antagonist
1997 Esmeralda Graciela "Gracielita" Peñarreal Linares Vda. de Valverde Co-Protagonist
1999 Rosalinda Fedra Pérez Romero de AltamiranoMain Antagonist
1999-2000 DKDA: Sueños de juventud Leticia del Rosal Main Antagonist
2000-01 Carita de Ángel Estefanía Larios de Gamboa "Tía Pelucas" Co-Protagonist
2001María Belén Ana del Río DíazAdult Protagonist
2001-02Navidad sin fin Alejandra TV mini-series
2004 Amy, la niña de la mochila azul Dr. Emilia Álvarez de la VegaAdult Protagonist
2005 Sueños y Caramelos Lupita Supporting Role
Cicatrices Clara Duran Huerta Film
2006-07 La Fea más bella Carolina Ángeles Special Appearance
2007Destilando amor Karen de Santoveña Special Appearance
Amor sin maquillaje Adriana Supporting Role
2008 Fuego en la sangre Sara "Sarita" Elizondo Acevedo de ReyesProtagonist
2009 Atrevete a Soñar Herself Special Appearance
Tiempo Final Cristina SarmientoTv-Series
2011 Como dice el dicho Elena1 Episode: "Quien mucho amenaza..."
2012 Un Refugio para el AmorAurora Talancón de Linares Special Appearance
2013 Nueva Vida Clara 1 Episode: "Bebé"
La tempestad Rebeca Reverte Supporting Role
2014La Malquerida Juliana Salmeron de PalaciosAntagonist
2015Amores con trampaEstefany Del Real GodínezMain Antagonist
2017El Bienamado Co-protagonist

Awards and nominations

TVyNovelas Awards

Year Category Telenovela Result
1997 Best Female Revelation Confidente de secundaria Nominated
1998 Best Co-star Actress Esmeralda Won
2000 Best Female Antagonist Rosalinda Nominated
2007 Best Co-star Actress La fea más bella

Premios Diosa de Plata

Year Category Telenovela Result
2006 Best Female Revelation Cicatrices Won

As herself

Year Title TV-Show
2004 Premios TVyNovelas Herself
El efecto dominó
Big Brother VIP: México
Big Brother VIP 3
2005Celebremos México: Para amarte más
Lo que no vio de premios - TVyNovelas
2007 Premios TVyNovelas

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