12 surprising secrets of Thalía
Ariadna Thalía Sodi Miranda (born 26 August 1971), known mononymously as Thalía, is a Mexican singer, songwriter, and actress, who is one of the most successful and influential Mexican singers worldwide. Thalía has sung in various languages apart from her native Spanish, including English, Tagalog, French, and Portuguese. She is sometimes referred to as the “Queen of Latin Pop” by international media, mainly because of her renown within the Latin pop music scene for the last three decades. As a solo artist, she has sold over 50 million records worldwide. She has received numerous accolades, including five Billboard Latin Music Awards, several Premios Juventud and Lo Nuestro Awards, as well as seven Latin Grammy Award nominations.
1. This name uses Spanish naming customs, the first or paternal family name is Sodi and the second or maternal family name is Miranda.
2. Ariadna Thalia Sodi Miranda Mottola, known mononymously as Thalía, is a Mexican singer, published author, actress and entrepreneur, who has sung in various languages including Spanish, English, Portuguese, and Filipino.
3. In 2008, the British tabloid The Sun named her one of “the 50 female singers who will never be forgotten”. She is also an occasional fashion designer and has her own nationally syndicated radio show, while she is an accomplished author having released four books, one of them being her personal memoir.
4. On December 5, 2013 she was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, as a recognition for her successful career in music and entertainment.
5. Her four sisters are Laura Zapata, Federica, Gabriela, and Ernestina Sodi.
6. When she turned one year old, Thalía appeared in her first TV commercial in Mexico.
7. This led to her being diagnosed with childhood disintegrative disorder, which belongs to a series of developmental disorders caused by autism spectrum.
8. Thalía went to Liceo Franco Mexicano elementary school, where she learned to speak French fluently at a very young age.
9. Thalía performed various times along with Din-Din in occasional events and parties, touring all over Mexico.
10. The band recorded a total of 4 studio albums between 1982 and 1983, and later it was disbanded.
11. After Din-Din broke up in 1984, Thalía participated as a solo artist in two annual music festivals of “Juguemos a cantar”.
12. In 1984, she placed second there with her interpretation of “Moderna niña del rock”, this brought her the opportunity to participate in the chorus of the popular musical Vaselina, a child version of the successful musical Grease, in which the band Timbiriche was acting and singing.