Monica Santa Maria

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Monica Santa Maria

Monica Janette Santa María Smith (Miraflores, Lima, December 6, 1972-La Molina, Lima, March 13, 1994) was a model and host of Peruvian television, especially well-known for being one of the “dalinas” (presenter) of the successful Peruvian children’s program Nubeluz.

Monica_Santa_Maria’s Biography


Monica was so fond of animals that she was vegetarian.

His parents were Danilo Santa María and Judy Smith, a Canadian citizen. She was the second daughter of the couple and attended school with her sisters Liz and Sandra at the Colegio Nuestra Señora del Carmen – Carmelitas, located in Lima’s Miraflores district.

Due to her extroverted personality, beauty and intelligence, since childhood she always stood out, becoming the point of view of the scouts. Monica was 1.64 meters tall, had brown hair, fine features, a beautiful smile and blue eyes, so her foray into the world of modeling was almost natural. At the age of nine, she began her career as a model and recorded her first television commercial for the Basa brand. But his consecration in the world of children’s modeling took place in 1985, with a commercial for Shampoo Ammen.

At age 14, she became the main model for the cosmetics brand YANBAL, now called in Peru UNIQUE for legal reasons. It is in this work that she met her friend and companion for eight years, Almendra Gomelsky, in the children’s program “Nubeluz”.

At 15 years old, she was already a well-known model of the renowned cosmetics brand Yanbal.

Mónica Santa María had a short appearance in Chiquiticosas in 1988, a children’s program on TV Peru that was hosted by Mirtha Patiño, with a presentation of a choreography of the song Maniac Monday by The Bangless along with her friends and colleagues from the school.

The “Dalina Chiquita”

In December 1989 he finished school and graduated with honors. After that, the Peruvian TV channel Panamericana Televisión began an audition in early 1990, to choose the conductors of a new children’s program. Monica was the first to appear for casting with more than 300 girls, and due to her performance in front of the cameras, she was chosen by the producers to be one of the Dalinas of the Nubeluz children’s program.

Almond and Monica, Dalinas founders of Nubeluz.

Together with Almendra Gomelsky, they were in charge of the program, which was watched by 24 million Spanish-speaking viewers in 19 countries. Later, during the years in which she would be in the Monica program, two more dalinas were incorporated: Lily Braun of Peruvian nationality and Xiomara Xibille de Colombia.

Personal life

In June 1990, three months before beginning to record the Nubeluz program, he went to study a specialization called “Empresarios” at the Management Development Center, an extension of the Universidad del Pacífico in Lima. Despite having outstanding grades in the subjects, she was forced to retire in August 1992, due to the constant tours she had to do for the program.

In 1991, he started a very good friendship with Diego Bertie, with whom he worked in the same premises of the Amauta Coliseum, when he was recording the soap opera Natacha and was a frequent guest in Nubeluz, so the press insinuated a romance, that was never confirmed, although the actor gave indices to the contrary. Then he had a stormy relationship with Diego Ferrand, then with Arturo Bayly, of which they were victims of blackmail when they were recorded at parties held by the Clan Caligula and later with Constantino Heredia (“Tino”), young heir of the then company Pepsi bottling plant in Peru. In this year, the first suicide attempts began.

At the beginning of 1993, the depressive pictures of Monica were more and more intense and inexplicable reason why she decided to resign to Nubeluz in March of that year, to go along with her boyfriend, Tino, to Washington D.C., the United States. Due to her feeling of loneliness and the constant trips of her boyfriend to Peru, he returned to Lima and resumed the program, living with Tino in an exclusive area of ​​La Molina. Monica consumed sedatives and anxiolytics to alleviate in some way the feeling of emptiness that overwhelmed her, unfortunately, some of the side effects of these drugs are apathy and exacerbate the symptoms of depression. Her loneliness was only contrasted with work, she suffered stress and apparently a bipolar disorder, for which she never received medical help.

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