Barbara Mori Biography – Facts, Age, Height & More

Barbara Mori is a Uruguayan born Mexican actress, model, writer and producer. She was born as Barbara Mori Ochoa on 2 February, 1978 in Montevideo, Uruguay.

And her career in 1992 as a fashion model at a young age of 14. Later she turned to acting, and in 1997 she posted on the smash-hit TV Mirada De Mujer with TV Azteca. She starred in the soap opera Azul tequila.

Quick Facts of Barbara Mori


Full Name:Barbara Mori Ochoa
Date of Birth:2 February 1978
Age:41 as of 2019
Height:5 ft/ 170 I’m
Weight:55 kg/ 121lbs
Marital status:Separated from Kenneth Ray Sigman
Profession:Actress, model, writer and producer
Net Worth:$145 million
Birthplace:Montevideo, Uruguay
Nationality:Mexican and Uruguayan

Barbara Mori Biography

Barbara Mori Ochoa was born on 2nd February 1978 in Montevideo Uruguay. She was born to a Japanese father Yuyi Mori and a Mexican mother, Rosario Ochoa. She is currently 41 years as of 2019. Barbara has got two siblings and elder sister Kenya Mori as well as a brother Kintaro Mori.

When she was three years old, her parents divorced, and she moved to Mexico. Barbara kept shuffling between her divorced parents, and this had a huge impact on her life at a very young age.

She was working as a waitress at her father’s pizza restaurant. It was there that she got invited to work as a model by fashion designer Marcos Toledo. She later got to love acting and then enrolled in a premier acting school to improve her skills.

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Barbara has dated quite several men throughout her career. In 1996 Mori began a relationship with actor Sergio Mayer. The two had a son in 1998 called Sergio Mayer Mori and later in 2000, they separated.

In 2002 to 2005 she dated Colombian actor Manolo Cardona. After they split, barbara got into another relationship with actor Jose Maria Torre between 2006 and 2008.

In 2010 to 2011 he had a brief relationship with singer Beto Cuevas. From 2012/2014 she dated American actor Jon Michael Ecker. In 2014, Kenneth Ray Sigman and the two got married on February 2016. However, they separated in 2017.

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Awards And Nominations

Mori has been nominated in a number of award festivals she turned out as a winner in some. Here is a list of some of the Awards she has won in her career.

  • 1998 Best Female Revelation Mirada de mujer
  • 2005 Best Lead Actress Rubí
  • Premios Juventud
  • 2005 Girl of my Dreams Rub
  • 2007 She Steals the Show La mujer de mi hermano
  • Premios People en Español
  • 2010 Best Actress Kites
  • Premios Canacine
  • 2005 Mexican Actress of the Year La mujer de mi hermano
  • 2011 Mexican actress of the year Viento en contra

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Net Worth

Mori’s estimated net worth is around $145 million. She earned that money from her professional career.

Barbara Mori on Social Media

Mori is active on social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. she has about 8.5k followers on Facebook, 1.25 million followers on Twitter @Delamori and over 2 million followers on Instagram @delamori.

Rumours And Scandals

Mori and Hrithik Roshan shared a sizzling chemistry in their movie cards. Rumour has It that the two started dating while they were filming the movie. Hrithik, who was married at the time to Sussane was having complications in his marriage.

It was believed that his relationship to Mori was the cause. However, the two came out to deny the allegations saying they were great friends.

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Body Measurements

  • Height. 5ft 7in / 170cm
  • Weight. 55kg or 170cm
  • Dress size. 6(us)or 36(us)
  • Bra size. 34c
  • Shoe size 7(us)or 37(us)

Professional Life And Career

When she was 14 while working as a waitress at her father’s pizza restaurant, fashion designer Marcos Toledo invited her to work as a model. Later in 1996, she made her acting debut in the Mexican telenovela Tric Trac. Here she made a special appearance. In 1997 she co-starred in a smart TV hit mirada de mujer with Tv azteca.

In 1998, she landed her first leading role as a Azul in the series Azul tequila. Her first film role was in the romantic comedy inspiracion in 2001 which was a box-office success in cinemas.

In 2004, she signed with Televisa, and she starred in Rubi playing the lead role Rubi which was a smart TV heat and a highly rated Mexican soap opera.

Her International Film success started in 2009 where she starred in the physiological crime thriller Amor Dolor Y Viceversa alongside Leonardo Sbaraglia. She also produced this film.

After starring in some other films as the main role, she later got signed by Indian film producer Rakesh Roshan as the lead lady in his movie kites alongside his son Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan. The movie was released in 2010.

Here are some of her other movies and TV dramas she has appeared in.

  • 2000 Inspiración Alejandra Film
  • 2001 Amores, querer con alevosía Carolina Morales Protagonist
  • 2001 Vaselina, el musical Theatrical Performanc
  • 2002 Vaselina, al revés Theatrical Performanc
  • Celos dije Theatrical Performanc
  • 2002–03 Súbete A Mi Moto Nelly Noriega/Nelly Toledo Main Antagonist
  • 2003–04 Mirada de mujer: El regreso Mónica San Millán Supporting Role
  • Amor Descarado Fernanda Lira Protagonist
  • 2004 Rubí Rubí Pérez Ochoa de Ferrer/Fernanda Martínez Pérez/Rivera Pérez ProtagonistAntagonist
  • 2005 Pretendiendo Helena/Amanda Film
  • La mujer de mi hermano Zoe Film
  • Robots Cappy (voice) Film-Mexican version
  • 2007 Por siempre Film
  • 2008 Cosas insignificantes Paola Film
  • Violanchelo Consuelo Film
  • 2009 Amor, dolor y viceversa Consuelo Film
  • 2010 Kites Natasha/Linda Bollywood debut
  • 1 a Minute Star Film
  • 2010 El coleccionista Miranda Theatrical Performanc
  • 2011 Viento en Contra Luisa Braniff Film
  • 2014 Cantinflas Elizabeth Taylor Film
  • 2014 Dos Lunas Soledad/Luna Garcia TV Series

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Barbara Mori Brand Commercials

She has worked with the following brands.

  • Saba
  • Veet
  • L’Oréal
  • Pantene PRO-V
  • Inka Chips
  • thalia
  • Paulina Rubio

Facts You Didn’t Know About Barbara Mori

  • She has one child Sergio Mayer Mori
  • She became a grandmother at 38
  • Mori is a cancer survivor
  • She supports charitable causes
  • Barbara owns a lingerie line
  • Mori was also the first Mexican actress to work in a Hollywood movie in 2010

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