Mexican singer and actress

Name: Ariadna Thalia Sodi Miranda.

Birth date: August 26, 1971

Birth Place: Mexico, D.F.

Her husband: Tommy Mottola, owner of Sony Music

Her father: Ernesto Pallares

Her mother: Yolanda Miranda.

Her four sisters, Laura, Gabriela, Federica and Ernestina.

Her father died when Thalía was only 5 years old.

Thalía debuted in talent contests, she studied ballet and piano.

1976 She acted in the movie La Guerra de los Pasteles

1986 Her first role on television, she acted in La Pobre Señorita Limantour. That same year she joined Timbiriche, a musical mexican group for children.

1988 Thalia got her first lead role on a mexican soap opera "Quinceañeras"

1989 After leaving Timbiriche, Thalía released her first solo album with great successs.

1992 Her album "Love" sold  200,000 copies in just one month.

1995 Thalía starred the mexican soap opera "María la del Barrio".

1996 She suffered from a heart arrhythmia, and had to be hospitalized.

1997 Thalia was the great sensation at the International Festival of Viña del Mar in Chile.

1998 Fox Picures proposed Thalia to interpret the spanish version of the main theme of their animated movie "Anastasia".

1999 Gloria and Emilio Estefan introduced Thalia to Tommy Motola, who became her husband short after.

2000 She released her album "Arrasando"

2001 She got married to Tommy Mottola, and they live in a beautiful house in Miami Beach.

2002 Thalia released her new album entitled "Thalia", with the participation of Emilio Estefan, Thalia sings both in english and in spanish.

2003 Thalia commercialized her own clothing line.

2004 In April 2004, Hershey announced a multi-year partnership with Thalia Sodi, the Latin singer and actress. This partnership included sponsorship of her U.S. tour, a Spanish-language advertising campaign, consumer and retail promotions, and a new, co-branded Thalia line of Hershey products designed to appeal to Hispanic tastes. LA DULCERIA THALIA (Thalia's Candy Store) is a line of products inspired by Thalia and her latin roots developed specifically for the US Hispanic market.