Maribel Maribel (born May 29, 1959) is a Costa Rican actress, who works and lives in Mexico.
Maribel was elected Miss Costa Rica in 1978, going on to represent her birth country at the Miss World and Miss Universe contests. The contest had been held in Acapulco, and Maribel Guardia received offers by Televisa producer Sergio Bustamante to develop a career there.
Maribel moved to Mexico in 1980; this move proved to be crucial for her show business career. In 1980, Maribel Guardia appeared in her first television show, alongside Loco Valdés.
Maribel went on to make multiple telenovelas (soap operas) and release a series of albums in the Norteña music genre.
Maribel Maribel has acted alongside some very important actors, including Andrés García, Saul Lisazo, and Joan Sebastian. One of her major soap opera hits was alongside Sebastian. Together, they filmed Tú y yo. One film where she acted alongside Andrés García was Pedro Navaja, where she played the main character's wife. She also did a film that was called El Rey de Los Taxistas alongside Luis de Alba.
Maribel lived for five years with Joan Sebastian and had a son with him.
Recently she has done telenovelas made for children. Maribel Guardia has also done a comedy in 2006 that is called Que Madre, Tan Padre as well as the variety show, Muévete.
In 2008 she realeased a new album, the main single is "De Pecho A Pecho" (From Chest To Chest) written by the nicaraguan composer, songwriter and singer Hernaldo Zúñiga.
Apart from her jobs as an actress and singer, Maribel Guardia has also modeled for various calendars, which are sold to her fans.
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