Who is Fiona Palomo?
Mexican actress, model and social media star Fiona Palomo, was born under the zodiac sign Libra on 12 October 1998, in Mexico City. She has 10 acting credits, and is perhaps known best for playing Aline Barrera, one of the main characters in the 2022 comedy movie “Que Despadre!”, which also starred Mauricio Barrientos and Mauricio Ochmann, and was directed by Pitipol Ybarra. It follows the life of a 40 years old man, who has no children but who loves to party, while he’s now met a girl who believes that he’s her father; the film won two of its six award nominations.
Fiona’s currently shooting for new episodes of the series “Outer Banks”.
Education and early life
Fiona was raised alongside her younger brother Luca Palomo in Mexico City, solely by their mother Carina Ricco who’s a musician, as their father Eduardo Palomo died from a heart attack in 2003; not many other details have been shared about Fiona’s family, as she respects their privacy.
She became interested in acting not long after enrolling at local elementary school, as she joined its drama club and began appearing in school plays; she was 14 when she launched her acting career, playing Vivi San Roman in 20 episodes of the 2013 romantic series “Gossip Girl: Acapulco”, which starred Diego Amozurrutia, Oka Giner and Sofia Sisniega, and was created by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage. It follows the lives of a group of young adults from Acapulco, Mexico.
Fiona had no roles in the following five years, wanting to focus on her education; she matriculated from a local high school in 2017 and then returned to acting rather than enrolling at college.
Roles in movies
Fiona’s debut film role was playing Amy Rodriguez in the 2018 crime drama “Cagney and Lacey”, which starred Hunter Doohan, Ving Rhames and Michelle Hurd, and was directed by Rosemary Rodriguez. It follows the lives of two female police detectives, based on the 1980s TV series.
In 2021, Fiona played Angelica in the drama “Torn from Her Arms”, which starred Jose Becerra, Kerry Ardra and Vicky Araico, and was directed by Alan Jonsson. Based on a true story, the film follows a mother and her daughter who’ve reunited after many years of being apart, and it won one of its three award nominations.
The year 2023 saw Fiona play Paola in the romantic comedy “Nada Que Ver”, which starred Edwarda Gurrola, Sofia Diaz and Camila Calonico, and was directed by Kenya Marquez; it follows working class nurse Carlos and rich and blind girl Paola who’ve become friends.
Fiona played Sandra Navarro in the 2023 drama “Un Actor Malo”, and her only other movie role has been playing the lead character Mary in the popular adventure family musical “Journey to Bethlehem”, which also starred Geno Segers, Milo Manheim and Antonio Banderas, and was written and directed by Adam Anders. It follows the lives of Mary and Joseph, as well as the birth of Jesus.
Roles in TV series
Fiona portrayed Waleska Polea in 12 episodes of the 2020 action “La Negociadora”, which starred Mariana Gaja, Aldo Gallardo and Barbara Mori, and was created by Raul Prieto and Rosa Clemente Garcia; the series follows the best negotiator in Latin America, whose father’s now taken over an entire city with his group of criminals, and is planning to blow it up.
From 2020 through 2022, Fiona played Maria in 24 episodes of the thriller “Control Z”, which starred Yankel Stevan, Michael Ronda and Ana Valeria Becerril, and was created by Adriana Pelusi and Miguel Garcia Moreno. The series follows Sofia who’s trying to uncover the identity of the person who’s revealing students’ secrets to the entire high school, and it won one of its three award nominations.
Fiona’s only other TV series role has been playing Sofia in four episodes (2023) of the crime action “Outer Banks”, which Jonan Pate and Shannon Burke created back in 2020, and which today stars Chase Stokes and Madelyn Cline. It follows four friends on a quest to find a legendary treasure, and the series has won four of the 13 awards for which it’s been nominated.
Fiona sang several songs in the 2023 movie “Journey to Bethlehem”.
She’s made a guest appearance in the talk-show “Hoy”.
Check out these NEW Journey to Bethlehem character posters featuring Fiona Palomo, Milo Manheim, Antonio Banderas, Joel Smallbone, and Fig the Donkey! ✨
See the movie at Harkins on November 10. pic.twitter.com/YHDncndpSM
— Harkins Theatres (@HarkinsTheatres) October 24, 2023
Awards and nominations
Fiona won a 2023 Mexican Cinema Journalists Silver Goddess Award for Best Newcomer – Female and a 2023 Premios Canacine Award for Best Newcomer – Female, both for her performance in “Que Despadre!”
Love life and boyfriend
Fiona shies away from speaking about her love life in public, and is yet to mention any boys, or maybe girls whom she’s been with.
Some of her fans believe her to be lesbian, claiming this to be the reason why the popular actress won’t share the details of her love life with her fans; a fan believes to have seen Fiona spending time with her girlfriend in public, but no evidence has been provided to support these claims.
There are also some who believe that Fiona’s today in a relationship with a fellow Mexican actor but this hasn’t been confirmed either.
Fiona seems to be unattached as of November 2023, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Interesting facts and hobbies
Fiona’s active on several social media networks and her Instagram account’s today followed by nearly 600,000 people, while she’s posted over 150 pictures and videos; most of her content’s related to the movies and TV series’ in which she’s appeared.
She prefers handwritten letters over texts and e-mails.
Fiona likes to travel and her acting career’s taken her to a couple of US states, while her favorite city to visit is Los Angeles, California.
One of her favorite actresses is Constance Marie, and some of her favorite movies include “Puss in Boots”, “Tortilla Soup” and “Selena”.
Height, age and net worth
Fiona’s age is 25. She has brown hair and eyes, is 5ft 3ins (1.6m) tall and weighs around 105lbs (48kgs).
Fiona’s net worth’s been estimated at over $1 million, as of November 2023.