The Rising Actress Lizeth Selene: The Star of Rebelde and TikTok

Who is Lizeth Selene?

Lizeth is a Mexican actress, singer and model, who earned widespread recognition for her performance in the Netflix teenage series “Rebelde” (2022). She’s gained a substantial following on social media, particularly Instagram and TikTok.

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Early Life and Education

Lizeth was born on 19 July 1998, in Acapulco, Mexico. She has a diverse ethnic background, having Indigenous and Afro-Mexican heritage. Lizeth discovered her passion for performing arts at a young age, and honed her skills through formal training in acting and music, graduating from the prestigious National Institute of Fine Arts in 2021.


“Rebelde”, the 2022 reboot of the immensely popular Mexican telenovela of the same name, captivated audiences worldwide with its fresh take on the iconic series. Set in an elite boarding school, the show follows the lives of a group of students navigating love, friendship, family and societal expectations. Unlike the original series, the reboot talks about the issues unique to growing up with social media, and also gives a voice to LGBT community.

Lizeth brought depth and authenticity to her character, Andi, a free-spirited and determined young woman whose unwavering passion for justice often led her to challenge the status quo. Her character is in a relationship with Emilia (played by Giovanna Grigo).

The chemistry among the cast members, including Lizeth, added to the show’s allure, creating compelling storylines and authentic interactions that kept audiences engaged throughout the series. Lizeth’s ability to connect with her fellow actors and bring out the best in her scenes contributed significantly to the show’s success.

Just like the original series, the “Rebelde” reboot features a lot of musical numbers, which allowed Lizeth to showcase her singing talent.

Beyond her acting prowess, Lizeth’s commitment to her role in “Rebelde” extended off-screen. She actively engaged with fans, sharing behind-the-scenes moments, insights into her character’s development, and the camaraderie among the cast members. Her interactions on social media platforms helped foster a strong connection between the audience and the show, contributing to its widespread popularity.

“Rebelde” served as a platform for Lizeth to showcase her talent and versatility as an actress. Her portrayal of Catalina not only demonstrated her acting range, but also solidified her status as a rising star in the entertainment industry.

The show has aired for two seasons, both of which premiered in 2022. As of now, there hasn’t been any news about possible continuation.

Other Acting Roles

Prior to starring in “Rebelde”, Lizeth made her debut in Netflix’s coming-of-age comedy movie “Bankrolled”, which starred Aldo Escalante Ochoa and Ricardo Polanco as two friends who are trying to pitch a new app that would end up earning them millions.

In 2024, Lizeth is set to appear in the upcoming comedy movie “Fiesta en la Madriguera”, which follows an eccentric boy who wants to build a private zoo.

She will also star alongside Erndira Ibarra, Tessa Ia and Humberto Busto in the sitcom “Yellow”.

Music Career

Inspired by her grandfather who was a professional singer, Lizeth always had a penchant for music. She started her music career in 2020, releasing her debut single “Muevelo, Sacuedelo”. With more than two million streams on Spotify, the song remain Lizeth’s most popular release. Also in 2020, she released “3 Para las 10”, a modern R&B ballad, inspired by artists such as SZA and Kehlani, along with the single “sin ti”, which was accompanied by a music video. Since then, Lizeth has released three more songs, “Quien Diria”, “aquel bolero” and “RIP”.

Aside from singing, Lizeth is a multi-instrumentalist, a skilled drum player.

Modeling Career

Lizeth is also becoming a prominent figure in the fashion industry. Her collaboration with numerous fashion brands has been extensive, gracing the covers of prestigious magazines including “Grazia”, “Totem”, and “Elle Mexico”. Moreover, her partnership with “Vogue Mexico” showcased her daily skincare and makeup routines, offering insights into her beauty regimen.

In 2023, she did a photoshoot for “Vogue Mexico”, but ended up not being included in their cover story which was meant to highlight Mexican talent. She called out the magazine for this move, claiming that she was discriminated against based on her race.

Beyond magazine covers, Lizeth has been an integral part of various high-profile campaigns, notably for brands such as MAC Cosmetics and Nike.

Presence on Social Media

Lizeth is very popular on TikTok, with her account ‘@lizethLizeth’ numbering more than two million followers, while her videos have accumulated over 27 million likes. She uses TikTok to engage with her fans, answer their questions, and showcase her daily life.

Lizeth also has a following of more than 1.5 million people on Instagram. Unlike TikTok, her Instagram page is highly curated, featuring professionally done photos which highlight her natural beauty and eclectic fashion sense. Lizeth has also done several brand collaborations on Instagram, most notably with the popular online clothing retailer Shein.

In addition, Lizeth has a YouTube channel, ‘SELENE’, which is dedicated to her music. Her most viral video is the music video for her song “sin ti”, which has amassed more than 1.2 million views.

Personal Life

Lizeth identifies as genderfluid and uses she/they pronouns. She’s also revealed that she ‘likes girls’, indicating that she’s either lesbian or bisexual.

In 2022, there were some rumors that she might be in a relationship with her “Rebelde” co-star, Givanna Grigo, but the two haven’t confirmed them. At the moment, Lizeth appears to be single, since she’s preoccupied with her career.

Hobbies and Interesting Facts

Lizeth is an animal lover, and has a pet dog called Lucy, which she adopted from a shelter.

She is a big fan of pop and R&B music, with some of her favorite artists being Beyonce, Rosalia, and SZA.

She is an amateur gardener, and has a large collection of houseplants in her apartment.

Net Worth

As of January 2024, Lizeth’s net worth has been estimated at more than $500,000, most of which comes from her modeling work, brand collaborations, and her starring role in “Rebelde”.

Martha Clifford

As an Author at Affair Post, I lead a team in uncovering the stories of the world’s most influential personalities. My role involves diving deep into the lives of our subjects, combining accurate data with engaging narratives through every phase of the editorial process, from initial research to final publication. Our objective is to deliver comprehensive analyses of the net worth and accomplishments of pioneers in various sectors, including technology, culture, and social entrepreneurship. By integrating rigorous research with eloquent storytelling, we aim to connect our readers with exceptional individuals who are shaping our future, offering insights into their paths to success, challenges, and societal contributions.

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