Silvia Navarro
Navarro in 2010
Silvia Angélica Navarro Barba

(1978-09-14) September 14, 1978 (age 43)
Years active1997–present
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Spouse(s)Gerardo Casanova (2012–2020)
ChildrenLeón Casanova

Silvia Angélica Navarro Barva (born September 14, 1978) is a Mexican actress.[1] She debuted as actress in 1997, protagonising the telenovela Perla. Since then, she continued to work for Mexican TV network TV Azteca, and later for Televisa and Telemundo.


Navarro was born on September 14, 1978 in Irapuato, Guanajuato. She attended and graduated from "Centro de Estudios y Formación" (CEFAC), TV Azteca's acting school in Mexico City. She studied with accomplished instructors such as Raul Quintanilla and Héctor Mendoza.

In 2012, Navarro confirmed she's in a relationship with Gerardo Casanova.[2][3] On February 17, 2015 Silvia confirmed her pregnancy and later revealed that the baby was a boy.[4][5] On September 7, 2015 she announced that she gave birth to her first son, León.[6][7][8] In an Instagram live in 2020, she revealed she is no longer in a romantic relationship with her son’s father.


Navarro's career began when she was still a baby, appearing in ads for different brands. As a child, she did casting for children's telenovela Carrusel and got a role, but had to quit to go live with her father in another city.[9][10][11] On age 18, Navarro was the host of a game show called A la cachi, cachi porra, broadcast by Canal Once.[11]

In 1998, she did casting for Azteca's telenovela Perla, and unexpectedly, won the leading role.[11] After that she continued to appear in Azteca's telenovelas in a leading roles such as: Catalina y Sebastián, La calle de las novias, Cuando seas mía, La duda and La heredera.[11]

Navarro in Mexico City in 2013
Navarro in Mexico City in 2013

In 2007, after three years of absence from telenovelas, Navarro returns to Azteca to star in Montecristo. The same year, she joined the cast of the play Chicas católicas, which tell the story of several girls between age 6 and 12, who begin to discover the life,[12] and star in the film Amor letra por letra alongside Plutarco Haza.[11]

In 2008, after 10 years, Navarro left Azteca and joined Televisa.[13] On August 23, 2008, Navarro joined the cast of the production of Nicandro Díaz González, Mañana es para siempre alongside Fernando Colunga and Lucero. It became the most successful telenovela in the United States, where it's followed by more than 6 million viewers.[14][15]

In 2009 she participated in the play Todos eran mis hijos, and in the movies, Cabeza de Buda, Asesino serial.[11]

In 2010, Navarro appeared in Cuando me enamoro, produced by Carlos Moreno, achieving again a great success in rating.[16] In addition, she opened her first restaurant, 'Sabor Amor'.[17] On 2014, three years later, she closed it after low revenue.[18]

In 2011, Navarro starred in the Comedy film Labios rojos, alongside Jorge Salinas, where she plays a woman who seeks by all means the solution to the sexual problems she has with her husband.[19]

She returned to the small screen in 2012, starring in Amor bravío, produced by Carlos Moreno, and gave life to 'Camila', a strong woman who after a great tragedy seeks her life and destiny in the Hacienda 'La Malquerida'.[20] Two years later, Navarro starred in the comedy Mi corazón es tuyo, a production of Juan Osorio, alongside Jorge Salinas and Mayrín Villanueva.[21]

On July 12, 2016, Navarro starred in the telenovela of Giselle González's, La candidata.[22] She will continue to collaborate with the producer on her next telenovela Caer en tentación.[23]

On October 15, 2020 Navarro confirmed she would be protagonising the titular character, Loli Aguilar on La suerte de Loli. This was her first time working for TV network Telemundo and in a production in the United States. The series premieres in January 2021.[24]


Year Title Role Notes
1998-1999 Perla Perla / Julieta Santiago Protagonist
1999 Catalina y Sebastián Catalina Negrete Rivadeneira Protagonist
2000 La calle de las novias Aura Sánchez Ruiz Protagonist
2001–2002 Cuando seas mía Teresa Suárez "Paloma" / Elena Olivares Protagonist
2002–2003 La duda Victoria Altamirano Protagonist
2004–2005 La heredera María Claudia Madero Grimaldi Protagonist
2006–2007 Montecristo Laura Ledezma de Lombardo / Laura Sáenz Gutiérrez Protagonist
2008–2009 Mañana es para siempre Fernanda Elizalde Protagonist
2010–2011 Cuando me enamoro Renata Monterrubio Álvarez / Regina Gamba Soberón Protagonist
2012 Amor bravío Camila Monterde Santos Protagonist
2014–2015 Mi corazón es tuyo Ana Leal Protagonist
2016–2017 La candidata Regina Bárcenas Protagonist
2017–2018 Caer en tentación Raquel Becker Protagonist
2021 La suerte de Loli Dolores "Loli" Aguilar Protagonist
2022 Doña Bárbara Bárbara Protagonist
Series, Films, Theater
Year Title Role Notes
2002 Cara o Cruz Libra Series
Vivir así Laura Series
Robando el rock and roll Short film
2005 Contracorriente La Güera Film
Esperanza Andrea Film
Mar Muerto Maku Theater
El Tenorio cómico Doña Inés Theater
Químicos para el amor Larissa /Julia /Regina Theater
2006 Dragones: destino de fuego Marina (Voice) Film
2007 Chicas católicas Eva Durazo/Hermana Sacre Coeur Theater
2008 Amor letra por letra Hannah Film
2009 Todos eran mis hijos Ann Deever Theater
Cabeza de Buda Magdalena Film
Asesino serial Short film
2010 Te presento a Laura Andrea Film
2011 Sin Cura Elena Theater
Labios Rojos Blanca Caballeros Film
2013 Locos de amor May Theater
2014 El Misantropo o el Violento Enamorado Celimena Theater
La Dictadura Perfecta Lucía Garza Film
2015 Mi Corazon Es Tuyo Ana Leal Theater
2016 Finding Dory[25] Destiny Latin Spanish dub (voice)

Awards and nominations

Premios Diosas de Plata

Year Category Film Result
2009 Female Revelation Amor letra por letra Nominated[26]
2015 Best supporting actress La dictadura perfecta Nominated[27]

Premios People en Español

Year Category Telenovela Result
2009 Best Couple with Fernando Colunga Mañana es para siempre Won[28]
Surprise of the Year
Best Actress Nominated
2011 Cuando me enamoro Nominated
2012 Amor Bravío
2014 Mi corazón es tuyo Won[29]

Premios Juventud

Year Category Telenovela Result
2013 ¡Chica que me quita el sueño! Amor bravío Nominated
2015 Protagonista favorita Mi corazón es tuyo Won[30]

Association of Theatre Journalists Awards

Year Category Theater Result
2010 Best Actress Todos eran mis hijos Nominated

Association of Theatre Critics and Journalists Awards

Year Category Theater Result
2010 Best Female Co-acting Todos eran mis hijos Won
2007 Actress Revelation Mar muerto

TV Adicto Golden Awards

Year Category Telenovela Result
2013 Best Lead Actress Amor Bravío Won

Premios TVyNovelas

Year Award Category Telenovela Result
2013 Favoritos del Público Favorite Couple Amor Bravío Nominated
Favorite Kiss
Favorite Slap Won
2015 Favorite Couple Mi corazón es tuyo Nominated
Favorite Kiss
Favorite Slap
2017 Premios TVyNovelas Best Actress La candidata
2018 Premios TVyNovelas Best Actress Caer en tentación


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  24. ^ "Ya anunciamos al elenco de la nueva serie de #Telemundo #LaSuerteDeLoli Clapping hands signClapping hands signClapping hands sign @silvnavarro @osv_benavides @gabyespino @soyjoaquinf @laseoaneoficial @jackybrv @PonceCarlos1 forman parte de esta gran historia. Te esperamos pronto".
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