Who is Mayra Hermosillo?
Mayra Elizabeth Rivera Hermosillo was born in Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico, in 1987 – she hasn’t revealed her exact date of birth, but her zodiac sign is believed to be Aries, and she holds Mexican nationality. She’s an actress, film writer and director, who has appeared in close to 20 movies and TV series, while she’s perhaps known best for her portrayal of the lead character Lucia in the 2018 short drama movie “En la Piel de Lucia”, which she also wrote, produced and directed. The movie follows Lucia and her daughter Camila during their day at the circus.
Early life and education
Mayra was raised in Torreon by her father Gerardo Trejoluna who’s an entrepreneur, and her mother Myra Alicia Hermosillo Gonzalez who’s a housewife; Mayra hasn’t spoken of having any siblings, which is why most of her fans believe her to be an only child.
Mayra became interested in acting while attending ITESM Campus Laguna, but was urged by her parents to focus on her education, and pursue acting only after she had graduated from college. She was a member of her school’s drama club, appearing in various plays performed there, while she was also into playing sports, including soccer and tennis.
Upon matriculating in 2005, Mayra enrolled at Universidad del Valle de Mexico, from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 2009.
Roles in movies
Mayra made her debut film appearance in the 2015 comedy drama “Walking Distance”, directed by Alejandro Guzman Alvarez, and which starred Luca Ortega, Mauricio Isaac and Joel Figueroa. The movie follows the obese man Fede, who has fallen in love with photography, and has befriended the lonely teenager Paulo who’s a huge fan of comic books; the movie won five of the 14 awards for which it was nominated.
Mayra was then cast to star in the 2015 and 2016 short movies “Hijo Prodigo” and “La Rabia de Clara”, respectively, and played the lead character Gladys in the 2016 comedy “The Romantic Barber”.
It was written and directed by Iván Ávila Dueñas, also starred Maria Elena Aguilar and Fernando Bezerra, and follows the barber Victor whose life routine has been disturbed now that his mother has died, and that a man claiming to be his father has walked into his shop. A couple of Mayra’s following roles were in the 2016 short fantasy drama “Nostalgia”, the 2017 comedy drama “Como te Ves, me Vi” and the 2019 short horror “Hierba Mala”.
Mayra starred as Constanza in the 2019 short fantasy drama “Noche Sin Luciernagas”, written and directed by Andrea Porras Madero, and which had no other actors and actresses. It follows Constanza whose mother has just died, while she’s struggling with a progressive illness which will soon leave her blind.
Mayra’s most recent movie roles have been in the 2021 short horror “Cell Tale Heart” and the 2022 comedy “El Norte Sobre el Vacio”, while she’s currently shooting for the upcoming drama “Until the End”.
Roles in TV series
Mayra made her debut TV series appearance in the 2018 episode “Memorabilia” of the popular drama “Falco”; it starred Michel Brown, Hoze Melendez and Marina de Tavira, and follows the police officer Alejandro Falco who was shot in the head in 1994, and has awoken from a coma in 2018. The series won an International Emmy Award for Non-English Language US Primetime Program.
Also in 2018, Mayra appeared in the episode “Irreversible” of the biographical crime drama “Selena’s Secret”, and an episode of the action mini-series “Ultimo 5”.
Mayra has had roles in only two other series. She played Karen Guerrero in the 2020 episode “The Burial” of the crime mini-series “The Search”, and in 2020 and 2021, starred as Enedina Arellano Felix in the critically acclaimed crime drama “Narcos: Mexico”. It was created by Carlo Bernard and Chris Brancato, also starred Scoot McNairy and Jose Maria Yazpik, and follows the Guadalajara Cartel, and a DEA agent who’s after them; the series won three of the 12 awards for which it was nominated.
Mayra was featured in the 2020 documentary biographical thriller movie “Vistas”, which follows the life of a film director on the autism spectrum.
Mayra made a guest appearance in a 2018 episode of the talk-show “Noches con Platanito”, and in a 2021 episode of the talk-show “Popternative”.
Love life and relationships
There are rumors circulating the internet claiming that Mayra has a husband and children, but these have been proven untrue, as Mayra has revealed that she’s actually in a long-term relationship with Angel De Guillermo.
Mayra has uploaded numerous pictures which feature them together onto her Instagram account, and has revealed that Angel is also involved in the film industry, and is an editor, post-production supervisor and producer. He’s probably still known best for having co-produced the 2004 crime movie “Bad Education”, written and directed by Pedro Almodovar, and which starred Gael Garcia Bernal, Fele Martinez and Javier Camara.
It follows the sexual abuse of two friends during the Franco-era religious schooling, and the movie won 16 of the 49 awards for which it was nominated.
Neither Mayra nor Angel have spoken of any other people whom they have perhaps been with, and as of February 2022, Mayra’s in a long-term relationship with Angel De Guillermo, hasn’t married, and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Mayra is quite active on Instagram, and is today followed by close to 50,000 people on the network, while she’s uploaded over 500 pictures, most of which have been taken during her everyday life; she’s a huge fan of photography, and many of her pictures have been taken by her.
Mayra’s favorite season is autumn, mostly because she likes its colors.
Mayra’s a huge lover of animals, and has a pet dog which can be seen featured in a couple of her Instagram pictures.
Mayra’s into travelling, and has been to various European countries and US states, while her dream travel destination is Dubrovnik, Croatia.
Mayra enjoys watching movies late at night, and her favorite actor and actress are Leonardo DiCaprio and Anne Hathaway, while a couple of her favorite films include “Catch Me If You Can”, “Titanic” and “One Day”.
Age, height and net worth
Mayra’s age is 34. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) and she weighs around 120lbs (55kgs).
As of February 2022, her net worth has been estimated at more than $1 million.