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Valentina Zenere (born January 15, 1997) is an Argentine actress and model. She portrays Ámbar Smith in Soy Luna.

Life and History

Born in Buenos Aires, Zenere showed a love for the arts from a young age, appearing in both theater and musical comedy. Her first appearance on the small screen was in a commercial for Barbie[2]. In 2010, at the age of thirteen, she was cast in the fourth season of Casi Ángeles (Almost Angels), where she played Alai Inchausti/Alai Morales Romero, the daughter of Tacho (Nicolas Riera) and Jasmine (Maria Eugenia "China" Suarez).

In 2011, she made ​​an appearance on the show Los Unicos (The Only Ones) playing Jessica Cervantes. That same year she served as a model in the youth staff of Multitalent Agency, where she modeled for the Sweet Victorian and Tutta Frutta campaigns.

In 2013, she landed a role in the teen-telenovela Aliados (Allies) starring alongside Agustín Bernasconi. She played Mara Ulloa, the half-sister of Maia (Mariel Percossi), a role that continued into the second season of the show in 2014. Currently she is portraying Ámbar Smith in the Disney Channel Latin America show Soy Luna.


Year Title Role
2010 Casi Ángeles Alai Inchausti / Alai Morales Romero
2011 Los Unicos Jessica Cervantes
2013 - 2014 Aliados Mara Ulloa
2016 - 2018 Soy Luna Ámbar Smith
2019 Juacas
2020 Cable Girls

Awards and Nominations

Year Award Category Work Result
2016 Kids' Choice Awards Mexico Favorite Villain Soy Luna Won
Kids' Choice Awards Colombia
Kids' Choice Awards Argentina
2017 Kids' Choice Awards Colombia Trendy Girl
Kids Choice Awards Argentina Favorite Villain Soy Luna Nominated
2018 Favorite Ship (with Michael Ronda) Won
2019 Kids Choice Awards Mexico Favorite Villian

External Links


  • Her fans are called Zeneristas.
  • Before Soy Luna, she appeared in a telenovela called Aliados, along with her co-star Agustín Bernasconi. Their characters were romantically involved.
  • Ámbar Smith is Zenere's first role as an antagonist and she enjoys playing the role.[3]
  • She speaks English, as shown in an Israeli interview.[3]
  • She reached 1 million followers on Instagram on July 18, 2016.[4]
  • She didn't like singing and dancing that much before Soy Luna, but now she loves doing them. [5]
  • If she could be a Disney character, she would choose Rapunzel. [6]
  • Her favorite foods are sushi, candies and chocolates.[7]
  • Her favorite music genres are pop and reggaeton.[7]
  • Her best friends on set are Agustín Bernasconi, Jorge López, and Michael Ronda.[7]
  • She describes herself as sensible, decisive and quiet.[7]
  • She never leaves the house without mascara and perfume.[7]
  • She is 5' 4½" (1.64 meters) tall.[8]


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  3. 3.0 3.1 Israeli interview with the cast
  4. Valu posting about 1 million followers.
  5. Interview with Valentina.
  6. Interview with several cast members.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 A picture of an interview with Valu.
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