Martha Higareda Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Martha Higareda Quick Info
Height5 ft 3 in
Weight54 kg
Date of BirthAugust 24, 1983
Zodiac SignVirgo
SpouseCory Brusseau

Martha Higareda is a Mexican actress, producer, as well as a screenwriter. Apart from the various nominations, she has also received a handful of awards including the Silver Goddess award and the MTV movies favorite actress award for her skills as an actress. Martha also starred in various movies including 3 Idiotas, Queen Of The South, and Altered Carbon. She has a huge social media fan base with more than 1 million followers on Twitter and over 2 million followers on Instagram.

Born Name

Martha Elba Higareda Cervantes

Nick Name

The Mexican Sweetheart

Martha Higareda in a dazzling selfie in April 2018
Martha Higareda in a dazzling selfie in April 2018 (Martha Higareda / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Villahermosa, Tabasco, Mexico


Los Angeles, California, United States




At the age of 15, Martha started her college, studying Communications at El Tecnologico de Monterrey but soon switched to Performing Arts. She used to attend college and then hone her acting skills at the acting school in evening.


Actress, Producer, Screenwriter


  • Father – José Luis Higareda (Artist, Therapist)
  • Mother – Martha Cervantes
  • Siblings – Miriam Higareda (Sister) (Actress), José Luis Higareda (Brother), Luis Daniel Higareda (Brother)


Martha is represented by Untitled Entertainment.




5 ft 3 in or 160 cm


54 kg or 119 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Martha Higareda has dated –

  1. Keanu Reeves (2007) – Keanu Reeves is a Canadian actor, popularly known for Dracula, Speed, and The Matrix Trilogy. Martha Higareda and Keanu Reeves were rumored to be dating after they were seen together at a Moscow restaurant in Los Angeles.
  2. Cory Brusseau (2011-2015, 2015-Present) – Cory Brusseau is an American actor who started dating Martha in 2011 after being introduced by some mutual friends. They were also featured together in the video clip of Jesse & Joy, Who Does The Dog Stay With‘ in 2012. They eventually started dating but due to Martha’s hectic schedule, the couple decided to end their relationship in August 2015. But, fate had something else planned for them and they reunited in September only to get married in a secret Hawaiian wedding ceremony in May 2016.
Martha Higareda in a poolside selfie in May 2018
Martha Higareda in a poolside selfie in May 2018 (Martha Higareda / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity


Martha is of Mexican descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Fringed hair
  • High cheekbone

Brand Endorsements

Martha endorsed the brand named, XFINITY On Demand in 2016.

Martha Higareda as seen in May 2018
Martha Higareda as seen in May 2018 (Martha Higareda / Instagram)

Best Known For

  • Playing the role of Lilia in the feature film Mariachi Gringo as well as winning the Mayahuel Award at the Guadalajara International Film Festival
  • Being cast in the role of Lucy in American-German-Mexican comedy film No Manches Frida
  • Being cast in the role of Mariana in the comedy-drama film 3 Idiotas

First Film

In 2002, Higareda made her theatrical film debut as Renata in a Mexican movie Amar te Duele.

First TV Show

In 2000, Martha made her TV show debut as an anchor hostess in Disney Channel’s Zapping Zone.

Martha Higareda Favorite Things

  • Sushi – Sugar Fish
  • Italian – Uovo
  • Dessert – Arroz con leche (Mexican Rice Pudding)
  • Restaurant – Gracias Madre
  • Hotel – MDR, Shutters on the Beach
  • Shopping Venue /Boutique – Abbot Kinney
  • Spa /Massage – Blue Medi Spa, Spa Soleil
  • Charity Event – Any event with the Children’s Hospital
  • Cultural Event – Pantages Theater
  • Cultural Institution – LACMA
  • Steakhouse – Bel Campo
  • Gym – Equinox

Source – Haute Living

Martha Higareda in a selfie with James Purefoy (Right) and Joel Kinnaman (Left) in January 2018
Martha Higareda in a selfie with James Purefoy (Right) and Joel Kinnaman (Left) in January 2018 (Martha Higareda / Instagram)

Martha Higareda Facts

  1. When still very young, Martha showed a keen interest in acting, dancing jazz, flamenco, tap, and folklore.
  2. Her desire to pursue a career in acting made the 14-year old Martha to relocate from Tabasco to the Mexico City.
  3. Martha has also been awarded with the Silver Goddess award and the MTV movies favorite actress award for her acting skills.
  4. Her first independent film, Te presento a Laura, was listed among the top 10 films in box-office for a duration of 10 weeks.
  5. She loves to play around with kittens.

Featured Image by Martha Higareda / Instagram

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