Who is Aislinn Derbez?
Model and actress Aislinn Derbez rose to prominence after her role in the movie “A La Mala”, which brought her a nomination for the Mexican Cinema Journalists Silver Goddess Award for Best Actress (Mejor Actriz) in 2016. Besides the aforementioned role, she has over 30 acting credits to her name.
According to her fans and critics, because of her versatile acting and stunning beauty, she caught the eye of the public, and people wanted to know more about her. If you are one of those who has an interest in the life and work of this actress, keep on scrolling through this article.
Early life, family, and education
Aislinn Gonzalez Michel is better known by her stage name Aislinn Derbez; she was born under the zodiac sign of Pisces on 18 March 1987, in Mexico City, Mexico, thus she holds Mexican nationality, and her ethnicity is Latino.
She was raised by her mother, Gabriela Michel, about whom little is known; she divorced Aislinn’s father in 1987 after a one-year marriage, who he is the famous Mexican actor Eugenio Derbez, hence Aislinn’s stage name.
From her mother’s side, Aislinn has two half-sisters, who prefer to keep their lives away from the media’s attention, and three half-siblings through her father. Two half-brothers are actors, Jose Eduardo Derbez and Vadhir Derbez, who have worked for Televisa, Warner Brothers, and Netflix, among others. Her paternal half-sister, Aitana, was born in 2014, and her mother is Mexican actress, singer and dancer Alessandra Rosaldo.
Aislinn’s grandmother is the actress Silvia Derbez, who competed in the 1952 Miss Mexico pageant, and many people say that Aislinn followed in her steps, launching her modeling career aged 15, subsequently appearing on the covers of several Mexican magazines.
Speaking of her educational background, she attended a local high school, and upon matriculating in 2005, she enrolled at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, USA, and also attended acting classes at the Actors Studio in this city.
Roles in movies
Aislinn made her acting debut portraying Mercedes in the 2008 short movie “Served Cold”, followed by her role as Telesfora in “The Attempt Dossier” in 2010, and in the same year, she was cast to play Karla in “Te Presento a Laura”.
Her next role came in 2012, when she portrayed Abril Lorenzana in “El Cielo En Tu Mirada”, and then she was seen as Norma in “Abolicion de la Propiedad”, followed by her role as Pia in the 2013 movie “Sobre Ella”.
In the same year, Aislinn was seen as Penelope in “Little Baby Jesus”, and then in 2014, she starred in “The Vineyard” and “Yerbamala”, while her most notable role to date, came in the following year, when she was cast to play Maria Laura ‘Mala’ Medina in “A La Mala”, also starring Mauricio Ochmann and Aurora Papile.
In 2016, Aislinn was seen starring in “Compadres”, “Macho”, and “Que Pena Tu Vida”, followed by her roles in “Win It All” and “Do It Like An Hombre” (2017), “Miss Bala” (2019), and “The House of Flowers: The Movie” (2021), while her most recent movie role was in the 2022 romantic comedy “Don’t Blame Karma!”.
Roles in series
Aislinn made her first television appearance as Vanessa in “The Disorderly Maids of the Neighborhood” in 2009, followed by her role as Brenda in “Ninas Mal” in 2010, and she was then seen as Casilda in “Los Minondo”, while two years later, she was cast to play Natasha in “Los Heroes Del Norte”.
In 2013, Aislinn was seen as Giovanna in “Gossip Girl: Acapulco”, followed by her guest role as Gabi in the series “Easy” in 2016 and ’17. She next portrayed Elena de la Mora in “The House of Flowers” from 2018 until 2020, and concurrently appeared as Isabela in “Seis Manos” in 2019.
Aislinn Derbez (@aislinn_derbez) is Isabela in Seis Manos coming to Netflix.
A hung gar master and Daoist scholar, Isabela believes order and justice are the spokes in the wheel of the universe. @powerhouseanim pic.twitter.com/iH35Z2DaJK
— VIZ (@VIZMedia) July 7, 2019
Husband, children, and divorce
There have been various rumors concerning both Aislinn’s love life and her sexual orientation, however, it is widely known that she’s straight, and that back in 2009, she dated popular Mexican singer Kalimba.
From 2009 until 2012, Aislinn was in a relationship with famous Mexican actor Christian Vazquez – the two had an on-screen match-up in the series “Los Minondo”.
Although she hasn’t shared when she started dating Mauricio Ochmann, many believe that their relationship started on the set of the movie “A La Mala” in 2014. The two married on Memorial Day weekend in 2016, the very spiritual wedding ceremony held in Tepoztlan, Mexico, and reportedly lasted three days, including several meditations and relaxation activities for the groom and bride, and their guests.
The couple welcomed their daughter Kailani in 2018, and they seemed like a happy couple, who enjoy raising their child together, however, after four years of marriage, they announced their separation, the statement saying: ‘In this rebuilding, we’re open to what might happen. We won’t be commenting much to the media for a while, since we’re going to be careful of speculation and meddling that could contaminate our relationship, which for us has always been sacred.’
Soon after their break-up, Aislinn launched her podcast called “La Magia del Chaos”, opening up about her relationship with Mauricio, saying that since they met, they’d had a problem with communication – she shared with her listeners that she told him that she’d give birth to their child if he promised that they would stay together for the rest of their lives.
Although the decision about their separation was joint, they are in constant touch because of their daughter, Kailani, who her father visits almost every day.
As of August 2022, Aislinn seems to be single, is divorced, and has one child.
Age, height, and net worth
Aislinn’s age is 35; she has long brown hair and hazel eyes, weighs around 110lbs (50kgs) and is 5ft 4ins (1.63m) tall, with vital statistics of 32-25-33.
According to sources, as of August 2022, her net worth has been estimated at over $1 million, most of her income she’s earned acting in movies and series.