Thalia, a Mexican singer, songwriter, producer, actress, and entrepreneur, was born on August 26, 1971, in Mexico City, Mexico. She was born as the youngest daughter of Ernesto Sodi Pallares, a scientist, pathologist, criminologist, and a writer, and his wife Yolanda Miranda, an esteemed painter, in a well-settled Mexican upper-middle-class family.
Youngest of the five children of her parents, she was encouraged to pursue art by her mother. Her interest in arts and music, made her mother get Thalia to get enrolled at the “National Conservatory of Music and Mexico” at the age of 4. Her TV appearance was the first time when she was just a year old. She did her first commercial for a major Mexican brand.
Thalia began her music career being a part of a children’s music group, “Pac Man” in 1981. Though the band name was changed to “Din-Din” later, it was formed intending to participate in the talent show “Let’s Play While Singing”. She then became the most popular among her group and got a chance to perform at various parties and social events. The band released four albums from 1982 to 1984 and also toured around Mexico. Eventually, the band was no more in practice, and after the departure from the band, she went solo with her musical dreams. Also, she participated in many festivals across the country. Being a “modern rock girl”, she became popular as a solo artist.
In 1992, she appeared in the “Maria Mercedes” as an actor and it had a phenomenal success. Likewise, she appeared in its sequel which became to be the best telenovela of all time. Moreover, Thalia started her line of clothing and accessories and her brand “Thalia Eyewear Collection”. Also, she has a chocolate and candy brand. She married Tommy Mottola in December 2000. The couple has two children; a daughter and a son.