Katja Martínez de La Presa (born July 24, 1995) is an Argentine actress and model. She portrays Jazmín Carvajal in Soy Luna.

Life and Career

Martínez is the daughter of famed Argentine rock singer Andrés Ciro Martínez of Los Piojos and Carolina de la Presa.[2] When her parents separated, she lived with her mom until age 12 and then moved in with her dad. She has performed with her dad's band Ciro y Los Persas on numerous occasions.[2][3] From a young age, Martínez took theater and musical comedy lessons from Hugo Midón, Agustín Alezzo, and Nora Moseinco.[2]

In 2014, Martínez made her stage debut in the musical Criatura emocional.[4] The next year, she was announced as a part of the cast of Disney Channel LA's juvenile telenovela Soy Luna. After the end of Soy Luna, Martínez guest stared on Argentina, tierra de amor y venganza in 2019.[5]

In addition to acting, Martínez has modeled in ad campaigns for Givenchy and Gucci.[6]

On October 27, 2019, Martínez gave birth to her and her partner Mateo’s first child, a daughter named Helena.[7]


Filmography

Year Title Role
2016 - 2018 Soy Luna Jazmín Carvajal
2019 BIA
Argentina, tierra de amor y venganza Lourdes
UglyDolls Kitty (voice)

Awards and Nominations

Year Award Category Work Result
2016 Kids' Choice Awards Colombia Actriz Favorita
(Favorite Actress)
Soy Luna Nominated
Kids' Choice Awards Argentina

External Links

Trivia

  • She has a younger sister and half-brother.[8]
  • She plays The Sims and has created a sim in her likeliness.[9]
  • She appeared on an episode of Ruggero Pasquarelli's webshow Ruggelaria with Agustín Bernasconi.[10]
  • She was a part of "Amigos Por El Mundo" (the Latin American version of Disney's Friends For Change) and her campaign was to save trees and flowers.[11]
  • She appeared on a radio show named "Media Pila", which is hosted by her co-star Gastón Vietto.[12]
  • As of 2017, she has dyed her hair to brown.[13]

Gallery

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To view the Katja Martínez gallery, click here.


References

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