A celebrity mother, former wife, and actress is who Gabriela Michel is. The three-in-one packaged woman is widely known as a dubbing Mexican actress who is mostly not seen but heard. With a distinct voice that cannot be ignored, Gabriela has done it all; from movies to cartoons, animation, and even animes.
She has been recognized for her contributions to voicing characters such as Donna Hynde in Tales That Are Not Tales (2008) and Mother Nature in 2006 released Santa Clause 3 movie.
Here are Some Fascinating Facts about Gabriela Michel that Would Wow You
1. Let’s Meet Her Properly
Gabriela Michel is a dubbing actress or voice actress who is known for her performances in projects such as Sex & the City as Samantha Jones. Other notable works by the actress are; Sleeping Beauty as the voice of Primavera, Georgia Jones in In Full Swing, and Maggie Wheeler in Game of Twins.
Queen Clarion in the favorite Tinkerbell is also credited to Michel. These are just a few of her notable contributions to television characters as she has voiced a lot of them.
Ultimately, Gabriela is a mother who has had a fair share of being in the spotlight for various reasons. She was once married to Eugenio Derbez, a famous Mexican actor, comedian, and producer. With him, she bore their first child, a daughter named Aislinn Derbez.
2. How Gabriela Michel met the Father of Her Daughter
Aislinn’s parents met in the 1980s at an acting school owned by Gabriela Michel. The school was named after them; ‘Derbez-Michel School of Acting and Dance’ and was located in the Del Valle neighborhood.
Upon their meeting, they fell in love and were together for quite a while before choosing to take their relationship further. They got married in 1986 but the marriage lasted for less than a year. About 7 months into their marriage, the union crashed and in 1987, Derbez and his wife called it quits. However, the marriage did not end until the birth of her daughter, Aislinn.
3. She had a Tumultuous Relationship with Eugenio Derbez
In a podcast by Aislinn, she recounted how her parents were always at each other’s throats. She revealed that their relationship was never good and that they always yelled at each other, quarreling over everything.
The squabbles were further fueled by the power tussle between the couple according to more revelations on the ‘The Magic of Chaos’ podcast. The voice actress and her producer husband would speak ill of each other as they fought hard to contradict each other even in the presence of their kids.
Despite the differences, father and daughter remained very close. They even moved to New York City together to chase their dreams and better lives. They have both shared how much they love and appreciate each other.
4. With the Birth of Aislinn, Gabriela had to Quit Work
Michel used to work as a teacher at Derbez-Michel School of Acting and Dance even while pregnant with her first child. However, with the birth of her daughter, she couldn’t bear the responsibilities of running the school and tending to her newborn.
Try as she may have, she gave up on the struggle when Aislinn was still quite young. Gabriela closed down the school after 8 years of running it to focus on raising her daughter.
5. Her Daughter is a Celebrated Model
The ex-wife of Eugenio Derbez gave birth to a beautiful young lady who is now known as a talented model. Aislinn, the first child of both Gabriela and Derbez, is a celebrity Mexican model who started her career at the age of 15.
Aislinn Gonzalez Michel was born March 18, 1988, in Mexico City, Mexico. She attended the School of Visual Arts in New York City where she studied Visual Arts. Furthermore, Michel-Derbez studied acting in Actors Studio, also in New York City.
Gonzalez has credits as an actress as well as she has acted in small roles in films and plays. She was in the Happy Hour play. As a model, she has appeared on the cover of a lot of magazines.
6. Eugene Derbez has been in a Couple of Relationships
Gabriela’s husband of less than a year has been in a couple of relationships. Apart from the mother of his first child, he has been in other relationships. Some of the women he has been with are;
- Silvana Torres
- Victoria Ruffo
- Sarah Garden Bustani
- Dalilah Polanco
- Alessandra Rosaldo
7. Her Ex has Several Kids from Different Women
From Eugenio’s several relationships, he has welcomed a number of kids. His first child is the model birthed by Gabriela who was born in the 1980s. Following Aislinn is Vadhir Derbez who is a Mexican actor and singer. His mother is Silvana Prince Torres.
Eugenio’s third child is Jose Eduardo Derbez an actor just like him who was born to a fellow actress known as Victoria Ruffo.
After the birth of Eduardo, Michel’s ex-husband went on to have another child with Allesandra Rosaldo, his wife who birthed a daughter named Aitana Derbez.
8. Gabriela Michel Remarried
After being divorced for years, Gabriela Michel found love again in Jorge Alberto Aguilera. The man is also a famous dubbing actor who is known to have been on a couple of Disney projects including movies and trailers.
Additionally, he is a regular on ‘En Familia con Chabelo’ and has been for more than 20 years.
With Jorge, she has two daughters named Michelle and Chiara. Information about the girls is not public knowledge but her model daughter is well known.
9. Her Daughter has been Married and Divorced
Aislinn Gonzalez Derbez began to date fellow American-born Mexican actor Mauricio Ochmann. The couple met in 2014 during the shooting of the film A La Mala. Two years after their meeting, they got married. Unfortunately, the couple split and got divorced in 2020.
10. She is a Grandmother
Michel Gabriela is a grandmother to her daughter Aislinn’s daughter. The model gave birth to a daughter named Kailani on February 27, 2018. The father of Gabriela’s granddaughter is her ex-husband of Gonzalez, Mauricio.