Who is Angélica María?
Angélica María Hartman Ortiz was born on 27 September 1944 under the zodiac sign of Libra, in New Orleans, Louisiana USA. She is a 77-year-old Mexican singer-songwriter and actress, probably best recognized for starring in the role of Valeria Donatti in the telenovela “Muchacha Italiana Viene A Casarse” (1971-1972), playing Elisa Viuda de Armendáres in the telenovela “Agujetas De Color De Rosa” (1994), and featuring as Amalia in the telenovela “Qué Bonito Amor” (2012-2013).
How rich is she, as of now? Angélica María Net Worth
As of early 2022, Angélica María’s net worth is estimated at over $10 million, acquired through her successful involvement in the world of entertainment. She has garnered over 100 television and film acting credits since she launched her career back in 1950.
Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Educational Background
Angélica María spent her early years in her hometown of New Orleans, where she was raised by her father, Arnold Federic Hartman who was an entrepreneur, and her mother Angélica de Jesús Ortiz Sandoval, who worked as a theater producer. It is unknown whether she has siblings or not. After her parents divorced when she was five years old, she moved with her mother to Mexico City. She holds American nationality and belongs to a mixed ethnic group, her father of German and Mexican descent., mother Mexican and a Christian. There is no information about her educational background, but she speaks Spanish, English and French fluently.
Angélica María started her career after she was introduced to film producer Gregorio Wallerstein, who was looking for a boy for his film, but cast her as Rodolfo in the drama “Una Mujer Decente” in 1950. Soon afterwards, she worked on such film titles as “Pecado” and “La Hija De Otra” in 1951 and “Two Faces Have The Destiny” in 1952. Her performance in the role of Carmelita in the 1952 drama film “Mi Esposa Y La Otra” earned her the Ariel award at the age of six. Four years later, she sang with the legendary Mexican singer Pedro Infante in the Western comedy-drama film “Los Gavilanes”, which was directed by Vicente Oroná. Also in 1956, she was cast as Clarita in the romantic drama “Sublime Melodía”, next to Ana Bertha Lepe and Ramón Gay.
Rise to Prominence
In 1960, Angélica landed her debut telenovela appearance in the production “Cartas De Amor”, starring opposite Ernesto Alonso. Her next major role came three years later, when she was cast as Rosita in the action crime drama film “El Señor Tormenta”, and then its sequel “Muerte En El Ring”, next to Julio Almada. She shared the screen with Enrique Guzmán in such film titles as “Mi Vida Es Una Canción” (1963) playing Marta, and “Mi Alma Por Un Amor” (1964) featuring as Marga, which was followed by her portrayals of Dina in the 1965 musical comedy “Perdóname Mi Vida”, and Elena Montero in the 1966 romantic comedy film “Sólo Para Tí”.
Afterwards, she landed such roles as Esperanza / Brenda / Domitila in the comedy “5 De Chocolate Y 1 De Fresa” and Mónica Molnar in the film adaptation of Caridad Bravo Adams’ novel “Corazón Salvaje”, both released in 1968.
During the same year, she was chosen to portray the title character in the romantic drama telenovela “Águeda”, alongside Antonio Medellín.
From 1971 to 1972, Angélica had the main part of Valeria Donatti in the Televisa telenovela “Muchacha Italiana Viene A Casarse”, next to Ricardo Blume – it was a huge commercial success that became a hit in both Central and South America.
One of her biggest roles came in 1977 when she reprised the role of Mónica Molnar in the TV adaptation of her film “Corazón Salvaje”. Two years later, she portrayed the lead protagonist in the TV series “Yara”, appearing in all 154 episodes of the show that year, and starred as Cristina Vidal in the crime mystery film “Penthouse De La Muerte”.
Throughout the next decade, she continued to line up success after success, starring in the roles of Andrea Velarde y Victoria Valdes in the action-adventure TV series “El Hogar Que Yo Robé” in 1981, and featuring as Adela Beltrán in the drama TV series “Herencia Maldita” in 1986.
Thereafter, she had the part of Elisa, the widow of Armendáres, in the telenovela “Agujetas De Color De Rosa” (1994), which was followed by her appearances as Doña Bernarda de Muñiz in the telenovela “La Antorcha Encendida” and Esperanza in the telenovela “Bendita Mentira”, both released in 1996 – for her performance in the latter, she won a Premios TVyNovelas Award for Best First Actress. In 1999 she was cast as Soledad Martha Romero in the telenovela “Rosalinda”, alongside Thalía and Fernando Carrillo, which became the most-watched single telenovela in the world, with more than two billion viewers.
Angélica landed her next significant role with her portrayal of Balbina Eslava, the widow of Castañeda, in the telenovela “Amar Otra Vez”, from 2003 through 2004. She then took the part of Julieta Solís de Padilla in the highly popular telenovela “La Fea Más Bella” (2006-2007), in which her daughter Angélica Vale starred in the lead role. Afterwards, she played Isabel ‘Chabela’ Volcán in the telenovela “Mi Corazón Insiste En Lola Volcán” (2011) and featured as Cecilia Arismendi in the telenovela “La Casa De Al Lado” (2011-2012), both produced by the US-based network Telemundo.
From 2012 to 2013, she portrayed Amalia in the telenovela “Qué Bonito Amor”, aired on Canal de las Estrellas.
It was followed by her appearance in the supporting role of Ramona Alvarez in the American comedy series “Graves” (2016), broadcast on Epix. Most recently, she played Esperanza in the comedy-drama film “The House Of Flowers: The Movie” (2021), which is a sequel to the Netflix series of the same title.
Apart from being an actress, Angélica María is a singer. She gained her popularity in 1962 with the single “Eddy Eddy”, which she sang with Armando Manzanero, and the same year she released her debut studio album, which met huge success. Shortly afterwards she signed with RCA, and subsequently became one of the biggest music stars in Latin America. After meeting Juan Gabriel in 1973, they started recording ballads together.
She then released the single “Tú Sigues Siendo El Mismo”, which sold more than a million copies in the US, and continued to release albums and singles during her singing career which was active until 2013. Some of her most popular singles include “El Hombre De Mi Vida”, “Reina Y Cenicienta”, “Prohibido”, and “El Taconazo”, all of which entered the hot Latin songs chart. Her most recent album came out in 2013, under the title “With Your Love”.
Personal Life and Appearance
Angélica María met her future husband Raúl Vale, a well-known Venezuelan singer and comedian, in 1974.
After dating for about a year, the couple exchanged their wedding vows at a ceremony held in April 1975, the first to be documented and broadcast on television in Mexico. On 11 November of the same year, she gave birth to their first child, a daughter named Angélica Vale, who is now also famous for being an actress, comedian, and singer. Her marriage with Raúl lasted for 14 years until 1989 when they divorced for undisclosed reasons. There is no record of Angelica having any long-term relationships since then.
Speaking about her appearance, Angélica María has long blonde-dyed hair and hazel eyes. Information about her height, weight, vital statistics, bra, dress and shoe size isn’t available.