Where is Lorena Meritano today? Her Age, Height, Spouse, Parents

Who is Lorena Meritano?

Argentine actress Lorena Meritano was born under the zodiac sign Libra on 30 September 1970, in Concordia, Argentina. She has 30 acting credits, and is perhaps still known best for playing the lead character Veronica Villa in 23 episodes of the 2007 mystery comedy series “Amas de Casa Desesperadas”, created by Marc Cherry, and which also starred Ana Maria Orozco and Ruddy Rodriguez; it follows the lives of several single women.

Lorena decided to take a break from acting in 2018, and has recently made her return, playing a supporting character in the 2023 historical science fiction adventure movie “Duenos del Tiempo”, but which failed to attract any attention.

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Education and early life

Lorena was raised in Concordia by her father Enrique Meritano and mother Adela Gelfenben, however, because Lorena respects their privacy, not many details have been shared about them; it’s widely believed that her father was a pilot and her mother a housewife, but this is yet to be confirmed. Lorena’s believed to be an only child, as she hasn’t talked about having siblings.

She was into several activities while attending a local high school in Concordia, was mostly into acting, a member of the school’s drama club, and starred in a number of plays, while some of the other activities that she enjoyed taking part in were dancing, swimming and playing soccer.

She matriculated in 1989, and although Lorena’s yet to talk about her further education, it’s believed that she graduated from college in 1993.

Roles in TV series

Lorena’s debut TV series role was playing a supporting character in a 1993 episode of the comedy “Papa Soltero”, and the following year saw her play Esther in four episodes of the romantic drama “Prisionera de Amor”, which starred Gabriela Goldsmith, Maribel Guardia and Saul Lisazo, and follows two elderly people who’ve fallen in love.

Lorena’s first starring role was her portrayal of Luz Elena in all 134 episodes of the 1997 comedy series “Rivales por Accidente”, which also starred Karen Senties and Javier Diaz Duenas, and follows the lives of members of two rival families. The same year saw Lorena star as Susy in all 120 episodes of the drama “Escandalo”, then in 1998, she played the lead character Alexandra Montesinos De Thompson in all 148 episodes of the romantic drama “La Mujer de mi Vida”, created by Carlos Bardasano, and which also starred Mario Cimarro and Natalia Streignard. It follows seamstress Barbarita, who’s begun working for a millionaire family.

In 1999, Lorena played Carolina ‘Caro’ Dominguez in 12 episodes of the romantic comedy “Muneca Brava”, and her following three roles were in the 2001 romantic comedy “Eco Moda”, the 2003 drama “El Autentico Rodrigo Leal”, and the 2004 romantic drama “Pasion de Gavilanes”. The year 2006 saw her star as Frida de Carbo in all 120 episodes of the romantic drama “Merlina Mujer Divina”, which also starred Valentina Acosta and Rodrigo Candamill, and follows two people who’ve fallen in love. Some of Lorena’s roles in the remainder of the 2000s were in the mystery comedy “Amas de Casa Desesperadas”, the crime “La Lectora” and the crime drama “Mujeres Asesinas”.

In 2011 and 2012, she played Virginia Campos Miranda in all 111 episodes of the romantic drama “Passions of the Heart”, which starred Marlene Favela, Susana Dosamantes and Guy Ecker, and follows a poor man and a wealthy girl who’ve fallen in love.

Lorena’s three most recent TV series roles have been in the comedy “House of Queens”, the comedy “Your Lucky Day” both in 2013, and the 2018 action crime adventure “The Beauty and the Beasts”.

Roles in movies

Lorena’s debut film role was playing a supporting character in the 1995 comedy “Me Tengo que Casar/Papa Soltero”, and she could then have been seen appearing in the 1995 comedy “Revancha de Mujer”, the 2000 comedy “Cuando Calienta el Sol” and another 2000 comedy “Secretarias Privadisimas”.

In 2003, she played the main character Dilka in the comedy “Bano de Damas”, written and directed by Michel Katz, and which also starred Eduardo Santamarina and Viviana Gibelli; it follows the lives of three female best friends.

Lorena’s since appeared in two movies as she’s been focused on winning roles in TV series since the launch of her career; these films were the 2006 comedy “A Ton of Luck” and the 2013 short fantasy comedy “Fin del Mundo”.

Other credits

Lorena worked as a music editor on seven episodes of the 2005 comedy series “Sex Stories of Ordinary People”.

Some of her recent talk-show appearances have been in “Corta por Lozano”, “The Suso’s Show” and “Offsiders Latinoamerica”.

Love life and relationships

Lorena shies away from talking about her love life on the internet, but we still know about two men whom she’s been with.

She was once in a relationship with Argentine TV series producer Juan Maldonado; it’s widely believed that the two were together for around two years in the mid-2000s, but this is yet to be confirmed by Lorena.

In 2013, she and Ernesto Calzadilla exchanged vows in a small and private ceremony; he’s also an actor with seven credits, probably still known best for starring as Juan Manuel Aguirre in all 248 episodes of the 2009 romantic series “Amor en Custodia”.

Lorena’s married to Ernesto Calzadilla as of February 2024, and doesn’t have children.

Interesting facts and hobbies

Lorena’s passionate about dance, and has taken classical and jazz lessons; she’s also into music and has learned to sing.

In May 2014, Lorena was diagnosed with breast cancer; she had 16 chemotherapy sessions, underwent two surgical operations, and she was declared cancer-free in January 2015.

Lorena’s highly popular on Instagram, as more than 1.8 million people are following her on the network; she’s shared close to 12,000 pictures and videos, with most featuring her during her everyday life.

One of her favorite actors is Johnny Depp, and some of Lorena’s favorite movies are “Edward Scissorhands”, “Don Juan DeMarco” and “Benny & Joon”.

Net worth, height and age

Lorena’s age is 53. Her hair and eyes are brown, she’s 5ft 11ins (1.8m) tall and weighs around 145lbs (67kgs).

Lorena’s net worth’s been estimated at more than $1 million, as of February 2024.

Martha Clifford

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