|Gianella Neyra Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 8 in|
|Date of Birth||May 3, 1977|
Gianella Neyra is a Peruvian actress, model, host, and social media star who made her mark as an actress in the drama and romantic series Malicia in 1995. However, she is most notably known for her important portrayal of Morena Gallardo-Sirenio Chávez de Salaverri-Sirenio Rivas in Yago, pasión morena (Yago, Pure Passion) (2001), Natalia in Polvo enamorado (2003), Lucia in Locos de Amor (2016), and Jimena in Sobredosis de Amor (2018). Besides that, she has appeared in more than 2 dozen telenovelas such as Obsesión (1996), Escándalo (1997), Girasoles para Lucía (1999), María Rosa, búscame una esposa (2000), City of M (2000), Bésame tonto (2003), Doble juego (2004), Pobre Millonaria (2008), A los 40 (2014), and El gran León (2018) along with many more.
Besides that, she is also well-known for being a member of América TV’s YouTube segment of Mujeres sin filtro alongside actress Rebeca Escribens, Kaita Condos, and Argentinian actress Almendra Gomelsky since 2017. She is also noted for hosting Canal J’s segment of ¡Alerta Bebé!. Over time, she has also garnered a huge fan base with more than 200k followers on Twitter, more than 700k followers on Facebook, and more than 2 million followers on Instagram.
Gianella Neyra Magagna
Camaná, Arequipa, Peru
Gianella attended the Colegio Belen. She also attended the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute when she was 7.
Actress, Social Media Star, Host, Model
- Father – Jesús Neyra
- Mother – Giannina Magagna Sicheri
- Siblings – Jesús Neyra (Younger Brother) (Actor, Model, Dancer, and Former Football Player)
5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
62 kg or 136.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Gianella has dated –
- Segundo Cernadas (2003-2011) – Argentinian actor Segundo Cernadas and Gianella met one another on the set of Bésame tonto in 2003. Having spent almost every day of theirs with one another, the two started dating. They went out for more 8 years before deciding to get married in 2011. Prior to their marriage in 2009, Gianella gave birth to a boy named Salvador. However, despite being together for more than a decade, the couple legally parted ways the same that they got married.
- Cristian Rivero (2011-Present) – Gianella started dating TV personality Cristian Rivero in 2011. They have been together ever since and have a son named Gaetano who was born in 2016.
Race / Ethnicity
She is of Italian heritage.
- Wide smile
- High cheekbones
- Lean physique
- Chiseled jawline
Through her social media, Gianella has either endorsed or promoted various brands such as VIA AUGUSTA, Ilaria Perú, and La La Love.
Best Known For
- Being cast as Morena Gallardo-Sirenio Chávez de Salaverri-Sirenio Rivas in Yago, pasión morena (Yago, Pure Passion) (2001), Natalia in Polvo enamorado (2003), Lucia in Locos de Amor (2016), and Jimena in Sobredosis de Amor (2018)
- Starring in various other shows such as Obsesión (1996), Escándalo (1997), Girasoles para Lucía (1999), María Rosa, búscame una esposa (2000), City of M (2000), Bésame tonto (2003), Doble juego (2004), Pobre Millonaria (2008), A los 40 (2014), and El gran León (2018)
- Working alongside many well-known stars like Christian Meier, Julián Legaspi, Mario Alarcón, Lita Soriano, Federico Olivera, Paul Vega, Gustavo Bueno, Jimena Lindo, Rossana Fernández Maldonado, Gian Piero Díaz, and Renzo Schuller
- Being a member of the popular web series Mujeres sin filtro alongside actress Rebeca Escribens, Kaita Condos, and Argentinian actress Almendra Gomelsky
- Hosting Canal J’s segment of ¡Alerta Bebé!
She made her debut theatrical film appearance as a reporter in director Alberto Durant’s Coraje (In English It Means “Courage”) in 1999. She was cast along with the likes of stars like Olenka Cepeda, Rosana Pastor, and Salvador del Solar.
As a voice actress, Neyra made her debut with one of the lead characters called Lily in Dragones: destino de fuego (In English It Means “Dragons: Destiny of Fire”) in 2006.
First TV Show
She made her first TV show appearance in Malicia in 1995 alongside well-known stars like Christian Meier, Julián Legaspi, and Daniella Sarfati.
Gianella Neyra Facts
- She was raised in Lima.
- Gianella has 3 younger brothers.
- She was just 7 years old when her parents enrolled her into New York City’s Lee Strasberg studio.
- Back in Peru, she worked as a child model before moving on to doing ramp walks and TV commercial modeling.
- In 1994, she hosted Viva TV’s T-lemusi-K show alongside Lizinka Naranjo.
- Just like her, Jesús Neyra, her younger brother is also very talented and has appeared in many shows such as the El gran show which he won in 2011. Besides that, he is also a former football player.
- She is quite a sticker for adventure and enjoys traveling to exciting new places.
- Visit Gianella’s official website @ gianellaneyra.com.pe.
Featured Image By Gianella Neyra / Instagram