Karla Monroig

Karla Monroig
Born (1979-03-05) March 5, 1979
Guayama, Puerto Rico
Occupation Actress, model, host
Years active 1995 - Present
Spouse(s) Tommy Torres (2008-)

Karla Monroig (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈkarla monˈroiɣ]; born March 5, 1979 in Guayama, Puerto Rico) is a Puerto Rican actress, model and television host.

Early years

Karla Monroig was born in Guayama, Puerto Rico, located on the southern coastal valley region of the island of Puerto Rico. Her father is of Catalan ancestry; her mother, is of Irish ancestry. She went to High school in a private school named ACADEMIA SAN ANTONIO located in her town. She went to college at the Universidad del Sagrado Corazón in Santurce, Puerto Rico, and has a college degree in Communications. In 1995, at the early age of 14, she was the first runner up, of Miss Borinquen Teenage pageant, and she was awarded with the Culture Award. In 1996, Monroig's interest in becoming a model arose, and she started taking modeling lessons in the Refine Institution of Modeling. She participated in the contest Cara de Imagen, (Face of Imagen Magazine), and was the first runner up once more.

Professional model

Immediately, her professional career as a model stirred up. She posed for the covers of several well-known Puerto Rican magazines such as: Buena Vida (Good Life), in 14 consecutive issues, Agenda de Novias (Bride's Agenda), and in "Imagen" (Image), in diverse editions. She's also written editorial articles about beauty and modeling in various paperback periodic publications, such as Tiempos (Times), stating her opinions and giving her perspectives about the subject.

New scope

In the year 2000, her incursions in new territories started broadening her horizons, as she becomes a news reporter, in the entertainment category, in the television talk show, Anda Pa'l Cará, (Gee Whiz), broadcast by Univision, Puerto Rico. As the year came about, she hosted a reality show with Hector Marcano, called Buscados (Most Wanted). In 2001, she hosted another television current issues show called: E-ritmo T.V. (E-rhythm T.V.), in which she interviewed international celebrities, such as Alejandro Sanz, and Chayanne, among others. Also she was the co-host of the variety show Caliente (Hot), in Mexico, broadcast by Televisa.


Year Title Character Notes
2002 Más allá del límite Debut film
2010 Hunted by Night Brandon's wife Film
2012 Going Bananas: A Twisted Love Story Vicky Debut film
Year Title Character Notes
2003 En cuarentena Xiomara TV Movie
2004 Inocente de ti Gloria del Junco Supporting role
2006 Dueña y Señora Adriana Robles / Amanda Soler Protagonist
2007 Dame chocolate Samantha Porter / Deborah Porter Main Antagonist
2008 El rostro de Analía Isabel Martínez Supporting role
2009 Más sabe el diablo Virginia Dávila Supporting role
2010 Alguien te mira Matilde Larraín Supporting role
2011 La casa de al lado Rebeca ArismendiAntagonist [1]

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