Yalitza Aparicio

Yalitza Aparicio

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Tlaxiaco, Mexico
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Tlaxiaco, Mexico

Yalitza Aparicio is a Mexican School teacher, social media personality, actress, and Instagram star. Yalitza Aparicio gained a huge fan following and praise after the 2018 movie Roma. Likewise, the beautiful Indigenous actress is the first Indigenous woman to receive a Best Actress Oscar nomination.

Early Life

Yalitza Aparicio was born in the year 1993 and celebrates her birthday on 11th December every year. Similarly, the actress is 27 years old as of now. Yalitza Aparicio was born in Tlaxiaco, Mexico. Moreover, the actress belongs to Mexican nationality and was born under the star sign Sagittarius.

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Caption: Yalitza with her mother and grandma(source: Instagram)

Moving on to her family, she was born to parents of Indigenous origin. Likewise, her father is a Mixtec and her mother is Trique. The actress does not have any siblings and is the single child of her parents. Moreover, she was raised by her single mother who worked as a maid in order to support their livelihood.


Yalitza Aparicio went on to attend a local high school. Following Aparicio’s high school graduation, she went on to attend college. While in college, Aparicio studied early childhood education. Moreover, Aparicio later received a Bachelor’s Degree in early childhood education.

Career and Professional Life

Yalitza Aparicio is a professional actress, model, and social media personality. Aparicio made her acting debut with the drama film Roma in 2018. Likewise, Alfonso Cuarón is the writer and director of the movie. The movie was released in November 2018.

Moreover, the actress received critical acclaim, with Peter Bradshaw of The Guardian stating that she “brings to the role something gentle, delicate, stoic and selfless. The indigenous actress received praise and support from fans as well as critics for her outstanding acting. The indigenous actress is the jewel of this outstanding film.”

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Caption: The poster of her movie(source: Instagram)

Furthermore, Aparicio was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in the movie. Moreover, Aparicio became the first Indigenous American woman and the second Mexican woman to receive a Best Actress Oscar nomination. The first woman was Salma Hayek for her role in 2002’s Frida.

Three other Mexican actresses have been nominated in the Best Supporting Actress category as well. They are Katy Jurado in 1954 for Broken Lance; Adriana Barraza in 2006 for Babel; and Marina de Tavira in 2018 for Roma. Furthermore, the actress has appeared on the cover of Vogue México in January 2019. On 8th April 2018, Aparicio had been given the keys to Panama City, Panama. She currently studies at EF international school in New York City.

Awards and Net worth

Yalitza Aparicio has received a couple of awards. She is also the first Indigenous woman to receive a Best Actress award nomination. Moving on to her awards, she has received the MTV Millenial award in the year 2019.

Similarly, she received the Hollywood Film award in the year 2018. The indigenous actress has certainly earned a notable sum of wealth throughout her career. Yalitza Aparicio enjoys a net worth of $400k as of now.

Relationship status

Yalitza Aparicio has not revealed any details regarding her relationship status. Moreover, it is possible that Aparicio is currently single. It is highly likely that she chooses to focus on her career than chase relationships at the moment.

Yalitza Aparicio has not involved herself in any scandal and controversies. Likewise, the beautiful indigenous actress has maintained a clean internet profile and has stayed miles away from any trouble and controversies.

Body measurements and Social media

Yalitza Aparicio is a beautiful woman. As for her height, she stands tall at 5 feet 2 inches and weighs 57 kg. Moreover, her body measurements(Chest-waist-hips) are 35-30-37 respectively. Yalitza Aparicio has black hair with dark brown eyes.

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Caption: Yalitza posing for a picture(source: Instagram)

Yalitza Aparicio is active on social media. The indigenous actress has an Instagram account. Moreover, Aparicio has over 2.2 million followers on her verified Instagram account.

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