Who is Mabel Moreno?
A Columbian actress who rose to prominence after her role in the series “La Ley del Corazón”, Mabel María Moreno Suárez was born under the zodiac sign of Cancer, on 25 June 1983, in Barranquilla, Columbia. She has over 25 credits to her name, gaining international recognition as Public Relations (PR) Woman in Netflix’s series “Narcos”, which had 20 award nominations, including three for Primetime Emmys, and won eight.
Early life, family, and education
Mabel was raised in a middle-class family in the industrial town of Barranquilla; she hasn’t spoken much about her childhood, and hasn’t revealed the names and occupations of her parents. It’s believed that she has a sister since she shared some photos of her on Instagram.
Mabel had an interest in fashion from an early age,, and dreamed about becoming a famous fashion designer, however, her talent for acting and singing took her on a different path.
She attended a local high school, and upon matriculating in 2001, enrolled at the Universidad del Norte, in Colombia, to study fashion design, however, she got the opportunity to launch her acting career, and so left her studies.
Roles in series
Mabel made her acting debut in 2003, portraying Juliana in the series “La Jaula”, followed by her role in “Casados con Hijos”, before portraying Nohelia Cifuentes in “Las Profesionales, a su Servicio” in 2006.
Two years later, she was seen as Ana Vera in “Novia para Dos”, and she then had guest roles in series such as “Chepe Fortuna”, “Susana y Elvira” and “Historias Clasificadas”, before she was cast to play Nora Montalban in “Witches Girl” in 2013.
In 2015, she made an appearance as PR Woman in “Narcos”, starring Pedro Pascal, Boyd Holbrook, and Pedro Pascal, which was her first role in the US production series, followed by her role as Gema in Netflix’s series “The Queen of Flow” in 2018, which is one of her most notable television roles, as Mabel once said: ‘Gema is a character that I enjoyed. Since I read the first scenes I knew that I had to do it, also because I fell in love since I read it.’
In the following years, Mabel portrayed Maria del Pilar Garces in “La Ley del Corazon” – the series had 273 episodes, and was broadcast from 2016 until 2019, with other stars of the series being Lina Tejeiro and Ivan Lopez. For her performance, Mabel was twice nominated for TVyNovelas Award Colombia to Favorite Supporting Actress in a Series, in 2016 and ’17.
In 2019, Mabel was cast to play Alejandra in “El Senor de Los Cielos”, and in the following year, she was seen as Nancy in “De Brutas, Nada”, before she portrayed Lucrecia Valencia in “The Scent of Passion”, starring Laura Londono, Diego Cadavid and William Levy. The series follows the story of a poor harvest girl and a man from a rich family who fall in love.
Roles in movies
Mabel made her first appearance on the big screen in 2006, portraying Clara in the movie “Cuando Rompen Las Olas”, a drama written and directed by Riccardo Gabrielli R., starring Alejandro Borrero, Pedro Fala, and Sara Corrales.
In 2008, she was seen in “Aqui no hay quien Viva-Colombia”, and in 2012 she was cast to play Andrea in “Carrusel”, a political satire tinged with black comedy, written and directed by Guillermo Ivan.
In the 2015 comedy drama “Uno al Año no Hace Daño 2” starring Helga Diaz, Manuel Antonio Gomez, and Valeria Chagui, Mabel had a minor role, her latest movie appearance, for now.
Love life and relationships
There were various rumors concerning Mabel’s love life, however, she is a quite secretive person when it comes to her personal life, and hasn’t spoken about her relationships.
Some rumors were saying that Mabel was married once, but that the marriage didn’t last long, however, Mabel hasn’t confirmed these assumptions.
In 2018, there were rumors that she is in a relationship with Ivan Lopez, her co-star from the series “La Ley del Corazon”, however, the two haven’t confirmed or denied this gossip.
In 2021, Ivan shared on his Instagram photos from his wedding, and the bride was his now-wife Vanessa Maradona Mendoza, a daughter of a former Venezuelan soccer player Luis Mendoza, thus it’s clear that he isn’t romantically linked to Mabel.
As of March 2022, Mabel seems to be single, hasn’t been married or engaged, and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Besides acting, Mabel enjoys singing, of which there are numerous videos, and some of them can be seen on her TikTok account, which is today followed by nearly 1.5 million people; and all of her videos combined have gained over five million likes.
She has two Instagram accounts – the main one has amassed nearly two million followers, while her second, ‘mabelmoreno-mexico’, has gained nearly 90,000 followers, with her posts on this account being in English.
Mabel mostly posts updates about her work, and some photos from her everyday life, while there are dozens of photos featuring her in various clothes combinations.
She launched her eponymous YouTube channel on 26 June 2012, however, it seems that she isn’t active since her last video was uploaded nine years ago.
Speaking about her hobbies, her favorite is traveling; she once spoke about her top five travel destinations, saying that she most enjoyed New York City, and that if she could choose, she would spend her life there.
Age, height, and net worth
Mabel is 38 years old, with natural brown hair but it’s currently dyed blonde, and her eyes are hazel. She weighs around 147lbs (67kgs) and is 5ft 8ins (1.72m) tall, with vital statistics of 36-23-35; her dress size is 8 (US), and her shoe size 4(US).
As of March 2022, Mabel’s net worth has been estimated at $500,000