Eiza González Reyna


Profile of Eiza González Reyna

Eiza González is part of the young Mexican socialite generation and is a one of the must popular theater and tv actresses. She is currently in the studio preparing the release of her new studio album due in late 2012.

Eiza González Reyna, is a Mexican actress and singer, and the daughter of former model Glenda Reyna. She came to professional prominence at the age of 16 with her portrayal of Lola the title character of the adolescent targeted Mexican telenovela Lola...Érase una vez (Lola...Once Upon A Time).

Eiza is the daughter of former Mexican model, Glenda Reyna. When she was 12, González's father was killed in a car accident. Eiza's cites her father's death as an influence in her career. She currently lives in Mexico City with her mother and younger brother. González is bilingual and speaks Spanish and English fluently.

At age 14, Eiza was accepted into Televisa's famous acting school, Centro de Educación Artística. While attending school, she was first spotted by producer and director, Pedro Damian, best known for his success with Latin pop band, Rebelde. Two years later, Damian cast González in a remake of Argentina's famous children's telenovela,Floricienta. Eiza portrayed "Lola", the lead female protagonist in Lola...Érase una vez. The show began filming in late 2006 and debuted in Mexico on February 26, 2007. It was later shown in various countries throughtout Latin America and the US. To promote the show, González went on a national tour throughtout Mexico to perform songs that she sang on the show. Lola...Érase una vez ran for two seasons before ending in early 2008.

In the spring of 2008, Eiza, accomplained by her mother, moved to New York City briefly to attend a three month course of acting classes at The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. She returned to Mexico City in early fall of that year. 

In April 2009, González was cast in a high crime drama television series Mujeres Asesinas as a supporting lead role character. She starred alongside Mexican actress Susana Gonzalez in the episode Tere, Desconfiada, playing the antagonist, "Gaby". González commented that she received the casting call while she was finalizing the preparations of launching her first solo album Contracorriente. The role marked a significant change in Eiza's acting career, for this was the first time fans had seen the actress in a mature role.

González was later cast as in a lead role in the upcoming comedy film Esta es mi familia, alongside Manuel "El Loco" Valdés, Sergio Corona, Gabriela Goldsmith, Leticia Calderon, and Lilli Brillanti. González commented that this experience was another opportunity to learn and mature in the industry at a professional level.

In June 2009, during the premiere of the film Amor, dolor y viceversa at the Festival Internacional de Cine Expresión en Corto, Gonzalez confirmed she was cast as the lead role in the upcoming film Vidas al Máximo directed by David Castellanos. Starring alongside actor Fernando Noriega, location for filming was set for Monclova, Coahuila.

In early 2010, following the US release of González's debut album, Contracorriente, Eiza announced to fans via Twitter that she had been cast as the lead protagonist in an upcoming musicial tween telenovela called Sueña Conmigo. Eiza played dual roles of "Clara" and Clara's alter-ego "Roxy Pop". For the role, González travelled to Buenos Aires to film in April of 2010. The show was produced by Televisa and Nickelodeon Latin America, and aired on July 20, 2010 in Argentina, Mexico, and other Latin American countries.

González' solo career as a singer began in late 2009 with the release of her debut album, Contracorriente. Unlike her previous work with the soundtrack for Lola...Érase una vez, Eiza stated that she wanted her solo album to reflect her personal musicial styles and not those of her character, Lola. The album was recorded in various locations in Mexico City, Los Angeles, and Texas in mid 2008 through early 2009. Her first single Mi Destino Soy Yo was released on August 20, 2009.