Belinda Peregrín Schüll, known mononymously as Belinda (born 15 August 1989) is a Spanish-born Mexican singer-songwriter. She started her career as a child actor at the age of 10 when she was cast as the lead role in the children’s telenovela ¡Amigos X Siempre! (2000). She later appeared in other children’s programs Aventuras en el Tiempo in 2001 and Cómplices al Rescate in 2002 with their subsequent soundtrack releases and international tours.
Her debut self-titled album Belinda (2003) was a commercial success in Latin America, selling over 2.5 million records worldwide. The album spawned number one singles “Ángel” and “Vivir”; the main themed song of Corazones al Límite. Following her departure from Sony BMG and management in 2005, Belinda’s second album Utopía (2006) earned her two Latin Grammy Awards nominations and was certified platinum in Mexico. It contained the top ten singles “Ni Freud Ni Tu Mamá”, “Bella Traición” and “Luz Sin Gravedad”.
Belinda has also appeared in film including the Disney Channel Original Movie, The Cheetah Girls 2 (2006) and has dubbed voice roles for The Tale of Despereaux in 2008 and Las Aventuras de Tadeo Jones in 2012. Following her return to Mexican television in Camaleones (2009) and the series Mujeres asesinas 3 (2010), inspired her subsequent album Carpe Diem which spawned the hit single “Egoísta”. Her fourth studio album Catarsis debuted at number one on the Mexican Chart, and was preceded by the hit singles “En El Amor Hay Que Perdonar” and “En La Obscuridad”.
Belinda has sold over 2 million albums in the US and 16 million albums worldwide, making her the third best-selling female Mexican artist. Billboard named her the “Princess of Latin Pop”.
|2006||The Cheetah Girls 2||Marisol Duran||Disney Channel Original Movie|
|2007||Barbie as the Island Princess||Princess Rosella||Direct-to-video
Voice role (Latin American dub)
|2008||Despereaux: Un Pequeño Gran Héroe||Princess Pea||Voice role (Latin American dub)|
|2012||Las aventuras de Tadeo Jones||Sara Lavrof||Voice role (Latin American dub)|
|2000||¡Amigos X Siempre!||Ana Capistrán Vidal||Palme d’Or for Best Child Actress
Eres Awards for Best Singer and Actress
TVyNovelas Award for Best Female Newcomer
|2001||Aventuras en el tiempo||Violeta Flores / Rosenda||Child Protagonist|
|2002||Cómplices al rescate||Mariana Cantú / Silvana Del Valle||Lead role (Later replaced by Daniela Lujan)
Eres Niños Awards for The Mega Actress
Eres Niños Awards for The More Toned
Nominated—Oye Awards for Best Solo Grupero
Nominated—Latin Grammy Award for Best Latin Children’s Album
|2004||Corazones al límite||Elena “Elenita” Arellano Gómez||Recurring role
Nominated—TVyNovelas Award for Best Musical Theme
|2009–10||Camaleones||Valentina Izaguirre / Jaramillo||Lead role
Nominated—Kids Choice Awards México for Favorite Female Character Series
Nominated—People en Español Award for Best Young Actress
Nominated—People en Español Award for Best Couple (with Alfonso Herrera)
Nominated—Premios Juventud for Girl of my Dreams
|2007||Patito Feo||Herself||Guest star|
|2010||Mujeres Asesinas 3||Annette VanDiryk||Season 3, episode 8 (Annette y Ana, Nobles)|
|2011||Belinda, Un Reality Sobre Mi Vida||Herself||13 episodes|
|2013||El Factor X||Herself / Judge||MundoFox|
Awards and nominations