The Rise and Shine of China Suarez: Age, Height, Dating, Child

Who is China Suarez?

China is an Argentinian actress and singer, best known to the world as Jazmín “Jaz” Romero in the telenovela “Casi Ángeles”, and as Julieta Cousteau in the TV series “Solamente Vos”, among many other roles she’s had so far in her career.

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China Suarez Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education

María Eugenia Suárez Riveiro was born on 9 March 1992, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to parents Guillermo Suárez and Marcela Riveiro Mitsumori. She is the younger child in the family – her older brother is named Agustín Suárez. Suárez’s maternal grandmother, Marta Mitsumori, is of Japanese descent, and Suárez has cousins residing in Kōchi Prefecture in Shikoku, Japan. During her childhood, Suárez attended Instituto Corazón de María, and completed her secondary studies at ESBA Barrio Norte and Divino Corazón de Jesús.

Career Beginnings

China took her first leap into acting at the tender age of 11, debuting as Pía in the heartwarming television series “Rincón de Luz” (2003). The series revolved around Álvaro del Solar’s creation of an orphanage to secure his family’s inheritance, featuring stars such as Soledad Pastorutti, Guido Kaczka, and Salo Pasik.

Following this, in 2004, Suárez secured a small yet significant role in the TV series “Floricienta” (2004–2005), portraying Paz, a humble girl entangled in the lives of a wealthy family. The series boasted a cast including Paola Sallustro, Zulma Faiad and Alberto Anchart.

Rise to Stardom

In 2006, Suárez took on the role of Catalina in the TV series “Amo de Casa”, sharing the screen with such stars as Patricio Arellano, Betiana Blum and Andrea Bonelli. However, it was between 2007 and 2010 that Suárez truly made her mark, by portraying Jazmín “Jaz” Romero in the immensely popular series “Casi Ángeles“. Under the creative vision of Cris Morena, this series follows the story of five teenagers brought together in an orphanage, who united by circumstance, embark on a thrilling adventure that unravels a colossal mystery. The series garnered acclaim for its intriguing plot and complex characters; Suárez’s portrayal of Jazmín, alongside stars such as Emilia Attías and Lali Espósito, catapulted her to prominence.

“Casi Ángeles” not only marked a significant milestone in China’s career but also laid the foundation for the formation of the musical group Teen Angels.

She continued her career with roles in telenovelas. In “Los únicos” (2011–2012), created by Adrián Suar, Suárez took on the character of Sofía Pogonza. This TV series featured an ensemble that included Nicolás Cabré, Nicolás Vázquez, and Claudia Fontán.

In her next major endeavor, China stepped into the role of Julieta Cousteau in the TV series “Solamente Vos” (2013–2021). This production, spanning 287 episodes, saw Suárez cast alongside Natalia Oreiro, Adrián Suar and Muriel Santa Ana, and following this success, China took on a central role in the telenovela “Camino al Amor” (2014).

Starring as Pía Arriaga, Suárez displayed her talent in all 120 episodes of the series, set against the backdrop of romantic triangles, featuring a star-studded cast including Sebastián Estevanez, Mariano Martínez and Carina Zampini.

In 2015, China made her film debut in “Abzurdah”, directed by Daniela Goggi, playing the role of Cielo, a wealthy middle-class teenager whose life takes a tumultuous turn when she meets an older man online and becomes obsessively in love. The film explores their relationship, which leads Cielo towards physical and mental self-destruction.

Written by Daniela Goggi, Cielo Latini, and Alejandro Montiel, “Abzurdah” features a cast including China Suárez in the lead role, Esteban Lamothe as Alejo, Gloria Carrá as Miriam, and Rafael Spregelburd as Eduardo. The film received critical recognition, earning two wins and eight nominations.

In 2017, China continued to expand her filmography with roles in two notable films.

In “You Only Live Once”, directed by Federico Cueva, Suárez portrayed Flavia. The film follows Leo, played by Peter Lanzani, a framed con man who must impersonate an orthodox Jew to escape ruthless killers. The star-studded cast includes Gérard Depardieu and Pablo Rago.

Directed by Nicolás Tuozzo, “The Suffering” (Los Padecientes) – 2017 to the present – features Suárez as Paula Vanussi, in the story revolving around psychoanalyst Pablo Rouviot, who undergoes a life-changing experience when Paula seeks his help to prove that her brother, accused of murdering their father, isn’t mentally fit to stand trial. The cast also includes Justina Bustos and Randy Devine.

In 2019, China Suárez made a return to telenovelas with her role as Raquel Novack in “Argentina, tierra de amor y venganza“. The series tells the story of two Spanish friends, Torcuato Ferreyra and Bruno Salvat, who flee from the Civil War to find refuge in Argentina, however, their paths diverge, leading to mutual betrayals and intertwining fates. Suárez starred alongside Gonzalo Heredia and Albert Baró in the series which ran from 2019 to 2023, spanning 330 episodes and earning critical acclaim.

In the 2022 film “Lost & Found”, also known as “Objetos”, Suárez plays the role of Sara. Directed by Jorge Dorado and written by Natxo López, the story follows Mario, portrayed by Álvaro Morte, a worker in a “lost and found” warehouse who discovers a suitcase containing a baby’s remains. As Sara, and co-starring Verónica Echegui. Suárez, she contributes to the film’s intense story, exploring the dark journey of Mario as he investigates a dangerous network involved in prostitution and trafficking,

Most recently, she starred in the 2023 film “El Duelo”, in which she played the role of Rita. Directed by Augusto Tejada, the movie features Joaquín Furriel as the co-star, with Suárez and Furriel portraying the characters of Rita and Ernesto, respectively. The plot follows Ernesto who, in the depths of depression, hires a hitman to end his life. However, the story takes an unexpected twist when he encounters Rita, whose character’s love helps Ernesto with a newfound reason to live.

Music Career

In addition to acting, China is also a singer. While a part of the Teen Angels, she recorded several songs, including “Reina Gitana” (2007), “Te Perdi” (2008), and “Cambiar de Aire” (2010), before leaving the group.

She returned to music in 2022 with the release of the song “El Juego del Amor”, a duet with Celli. Moreover, she recorded the song “Ya No Quiero Verte”, with El Polaco the same year, while in 2023, she worked with Rusherking on the song “Hipnotizados”.

Net Worth

According to authoritative sources, China Suarez’s net worth is estimated at $1.5 million, as of late 2023.

Personal Life, Dating, Boyfriend, Children, Married

From 2012 to 2013, Suárez was in a relationship with actor Nicolás Cabré, and they welcomed a daughter named Rufina on 18 July 2013. Subsequently, from 2015 to 2021, she was romantically involved with actor Benjamín Vicuña, and during their relationship, Suárez and Vicuña became parents to a daughter named Magnolia, born on 7 February 2018, and a son named Amancio, born on 28 July 2020.

In 2021, it was rumored that she dated Mauro Icardi.

Appearance and Body Measurements

China Suarez has light brown hair and brown eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 6ins (1.67m), weighs approximately 125lbs (56kgs), with vital statistics of 31-25-34, and bra size 36B.

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