Danna Paola Biography

Stunning and beautiful Danna Paola Rivera Munguia is an actress as well as a singer. She became popular and earned her fame and status as a child actor, who was cast in plenty of television projects throughout her childhood and adolescence.

Early Life

She was born on 23 June 1995, born and raised in Mexico. Her mother is Patricia Mungia and her father is Juan Jose Rivera Arellano, who is a singer of Grupo Ciclon and Los Caminantes. Danna also has an older sister, Vania. Sadly, Paola had to experience the separation of her parents in her early childhood.

Danna Paola Career

She began her career in the acting industry at the tender age of 4, when she and Vania, her sister attended Televisa’s casting offer in Mexico City for Plaza Sesamo, which is the Mexican version of Sesame Street. Both the sisters later were offered an appearance in several episodes of the same show. At the age of 5, she was offered a role in the Telenovela, Rayito de Luz. In 2001, she was cast in the children’s telenovela, Maria Belen as the lead role of the show. Meanwhile, she also released her debut album, named Mi Globo Azul, in the same year. In 2004, she was offered a role as the lead in the children’s series, Amy, la Nina de la mochila Azul, which turned out super successful.

Her second album, titled, Oceano was also released after that. In the coming years, she received roles in many television series which were produced by Televisa. At the end of 2010, she was offered a role as the voice of Rapunzel, for the Latin American Spanish language dubbing of the film Tangled. In 2013, around May she auditioned for the Broadway successful, Wicked, for which she was offered the part of Elphaba. She was immensely appreciated and praised for her outstanding performances. The play was also a commercial success, and it sold over 100,000 tickets. It was also known for breaking a box office record which made it one of the most successful theatre productions in the history of Mexico.

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Widespread Fame

She slowly entered the Hollywood industry, in January 2014, when she was cast in the movie, Saving Sara Cruz, which was to be Paola’s first English Language debut. In 2014, Danna collaborated with the popular Mexican clothing brand, Sexy Jeans, and created her line ‘Danna Paola, by Sexy Jns’ which was successful with all the items selling out all over Mexico. In August, she contributed a role in the ABBA tribute album, Dancing Queens, for the cover of “Take A Chance On Me, which became famous and was on the top list on iTunes Mexico. Paola has been cast in Wicked and has done over 300 performances.

After which she was invited by the producer Alex Gou, to play a role in the musical, play, Hoy No Me Puedo Levantar, where she was cast as the lead role and she went on a tour all across Mexico. In 2016, she was cast in the Mexican movie Como Va Lo mas sencillo es complicarlo todo. She also appeared in the telenovela drama, La Dona. In 2017, Paola appeared in the Telemundo bio-series, José José: El príncipe de la canción, based on the life of Mexican singer Jose-Jose  Paola played the role of the famous Mexican singer-songwriter. Later, was cast in the Netflix Original series called Elite. It was released globally in October 2018. In 2019, she appeared as a judge on the singing competition series La Academia.

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She was last seen in the popular Netflix show Elite, and her performance in the show was highly praised. This makes her fans wait for her upcoming projects even more. She has managed to keep it perfectly mystery so as to what she will be doing next. So her fans can’t wait to watch her next movie.

Danna Paola Biography

Real Name Danna Paola Rivera Munguía
Birth Date 23 June 1995
Age 25 Years
Birth Place Mexico City, Mexico
Nationality Mexican
Profession Actress, Singer
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Cancer

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 3” – in Centimetres – 160 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 50 kg  –  in Pounds –  110 lbs
Body Measurements 33-23-32
Bra (Breast) Size 32A
Waist Size 23
Hip Size 32
Shoe Size 7 (U.S.)
Hair Color Light Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Slim


Father Juan José Rivera Arellano
Mother Patricia Munguía
Sister Vania Rivera Munguía
Brother None


School homeschooled
College Not Known

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Is she a lesbian? No
Boyfriend Jorge López (2019)

Favorite Things

Favorite Song Feeling Good by Michael Bublé, Love Me, Harder, by Ariana Grande
Favorite Models Kate Moss, Cara Delevingne
Favorite Destination France
Favorite Pets Dogs
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Personal Life

The beautiful Mexican actress has managed to catch everyone’s eyes through her charming personality. However, she was in a relationship with several celebrities like Christopher Von Uckermann, Sebastian Yatra, Eleazar Gomez, Roger Gonzalez, and Alex Strecci, and so on. As of now, she is happily single and is seen enjoying her life with her family and friends.

Danna Paola Net Worth

The outstanding actress has proved her worth several times with her performances and is loved by her fans not just in Mexico, but also the Hollywood audience. She is seen in plenty of movies and television shows, from the age of 4. Her net worth is estimated to be $2.5 million dollars. She is an actor and a singer by profession and her main source of income comes from the same.


  • In her adolescent age, her parents filed for a divorce, which Paola had to experience.
  • She began her acting career at the age of 4.
  • Danna was the youngest actor to play the role of Elphaba in the theatre production.
  • The very talented actress was the voice in the Disney movie Rapunzel.
  • She currently lives in Paris and is known to explore the city very often.
  • She is a social media diva, and enjoys being on TikTok, and has over 5 million followers.
  • Danna released her first music album at the age of 6.

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