• Erendira Ibarra is a Mexican actress and casting director, best known for her roles in the TV series “Sense8” (2015-2018) and the film “The Matrix Revolution” (2021).
• She is currently working on the romantic comedy film “Enfermo Amor”, and has previously been the first Latina to feature in the “Matrix” franchise.
• She was born in Mexico City, Mexico, and grew up in San Jose, California, USA, where she studied acting at a studio in Casa Azul.
• She is married to actor Fredd Londono, with whom she has a son, Rocco, and has identified as a bisexual woman.
• She has also worked as a casting director, and has been featured on the covers of numerous magazines.
Who is Erendira Ibarra?
Erendira is a Mexican actress and casting director, probably best known to the world as Daniela Velazquez in the TV series “Sense8” (2015-2018), and as Lexy in the film “The Matrix Revolution” (2021), in addition to several other notable roles that she’s secured so far in her career.
Where is Erendira Ibarra now?
Erendira is enjoying some of the best years of her career at the moment, and has recently portrayed Lexy, one of the crew members of the Menosyne who idolizes Trinity in the fourth installment of the eponymous “Matrix” franchise, entitled “The Matrix Resurrections”. She became the first Latina to feature in the franchise, which turned her into an international star, and an idol to numerous Latina actresses looking to make a breakthrough in English language productions.
Moreover, she is currently working on the romantic comedy film “Enfermo Amor”, in which she is set to star with Alberto Guerra and Camila Sodi; the film is scheduled the premiere later in 2022.
Erendira Ibarra Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Erendira Ibarra was born on 25 September 1985 under the Libra zodiac sign, in Mexico City, Mexico, the daughter of producer Epigmenio Ibarra and Wanda Klor. She has two sisters, Natasha Ybarra Klor, a producer and writer currently under contract with Netflix, best known for her work on the TV series “Rebelde” and “Dark Desire”, and Camilla Ibarra, who’s an actress; the latter has appeared in the TV series “Las Trampas del Deseo” (2013).
Although born in Mexico City, she spent her childhood in San Jose, California, USA, where she completed high school, then after matriculation, studied acting at a studio in Casa Azul.
Erendira made her acting debut in 2006 as Virgen Maria in the comedy film “Sexo, Amor Y Otras Perversiones 2”, which starred Jesus Ochoa, Dolores Heredia, and Orlando Moguel, among others. However, the film wasn’t what she expected, and after poor ratings, she waited two years for another role.
In the fantasy comedy film “Casi Divas”, she was cast as Sandra, which starred Patricia Llaca, Julio Bracho, and Maya Zapata.
The same year, she was chosen for the role of Sofia Lopez in the telenovela “Capadocia”, appearing in 32 episodes of the award-winning drama series through 2012, which helped her career immensely.
Concurrently, she worked on other projects, including the telenovela “Las Aparicio” (2010), in which she starred as Mariana Almada with Liz Gallardo, Maria del Carmen Farias and Plutarco Haza. Moreover, she was Ximena Calleja in the TV comedy-drama series “El Diez” (2011), co-starring with Alfonso Herrera and Joaquin Cosio, and the same year she appeared in Ryan Combs’ action crime-drama film “Double Tap”, which starred Fabian Carrillo, Richard Tyson and Robert LaSardo.
Rise to Prominence
In 2012, Erendira co-starred in the telenovela “Infames”, alongside Thanya Lopez and Miguel Angel Munoz, which role launched her to stardom thanks to the international popularity of the series. In 2014 she portrayed Allison Bailow de Varela in the telenovela “Camelia La Texana”, which starred Sara Maldonado, Dagoberto Gama and Andres Palacios, then starred in the Henry Bedwell’s horror film “Mas Negro Que La Noche”, alongside Zuria Vega and Adriana Louvier.
In 2015, Erendira was chosen for one of her most prominent roles, as Daniela Velazquez in the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated TV sci-fi mystery-drama series “Sense8”, which starred Bae Doona, Jamie Clayton, and Tina Desai.
She made other appearances while working on the TV series as a regular – she was Tatiana Hucke in the TV series “Senorita Polvora” in 2015, and in 2016 appeared in the comedy film “La Vida Inmoral De La Pareja Ideal”, starring Sebastian Aguirre, Andres Almeida and Nayeli Barajas.
Before her stint on “Sense8” ended, she secured the role of Ana Vargas-West in the TV mystery crime-drama series “Ingobernable”, starring in all but one episode of the critically acclaimed series, alongside Leah Allers, Kate del Castillo and Alberto Guerra.
In 2018, she secured the lead role in the romantic comedy film “A Ti Te Queria Encontrar”, co-starring Erick Elias and Paulette Hernandez, and the following year she had the lead female role in the TV action-adventure drama series “Sitiados: Mexico”, co-starring Alfonso Herrera and Juan Manuel Bernal.
She was pretty busy in 2020, as she first featured in the TV series “El Candidato”, then she was Rubi in the action mystery-horror film “Fuego Negro”, co-starring with Tenoch Huerta and Dale Carley. She ended the year with the lead role in the comedy-drama film “Monstuosamente Solo”, written and directed by Enrique Cruz, and co-starring Andres Montiel and Pablo Abita.
As of mid- 2022, Erendira Ibarra’s net worth has been estimated at close to $3 million, earned through her successful career as an actress, during which she’s appeared in more than 25 film and TV titles.
Personal Life, Dating, Married, Husband, Children
When it comes to her personal life, Erendira is rather open about her personal aspirations. She’s identified as a member of the LGBT community, saying that she’s a bisexual woman.
She has been married to actor Fredd Londono since 5 December 2010, with whom she has a son, Rocco, born in 2017. Her husband has worked on several projects, including the telenovela “El Sexo Debil” (2011), in which he portrayed Jorge, and “Cappadocia” (2012), in which he was Rutger.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
The prominent actress has dark brown hair and blue eyes.
She stands at the height of 5ft 7ins (1.7m), weighs approximately 125lbs (57kgs), with vital statistics of 32-29-34, bra size 32B.
Hobbies, Interests, and Trivia
In addition to acting, Erendira has also worked as a casting director, including for the short film “Acapulco Golden”.
Her beauty has earned her a number of covers for such magazines as Women’s Health, GQ, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Quien, Seis Sentidos, and Open Magazine.
She is pretty close with her family, and has worked with her siblings on numerous occasions, especially on the show “Las Aparicio”.