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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 added to the main cast of the fourth season of Casi ángeles, where she played Alai, the daughter of Tacho (Nicolás Riera) and Jasmine (China Suarez).

In 2011, she made ​​an appearance on the show Los únicos as Jessica Cervantes. That same year she was a model represented by Multitalent Agency, where she appeared in campaigns for Sweet Victorian and Tutta Frutta.

In 2013, she landed a role in the teen telenovela Aliados, 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. From 2016 to 2018, she portrayed the main antagonist Ámbar Smith on Soy Luna, a role she reprised in Juacas. In 2020, she joined the cast of Cable Girls for its final season.


Year Title Role
2010 Casi ángeles Alai Inchausti/Alai Morales Romero
2011 Los únicos Jessica Cervantes
2013 - 2014 Aliados Mara Ulloa
2016 - 2018 Soy Luna Ámbar Smith
2019 Juacas
2020 Cable Girls Camila Salvador
2021 Soy Luna: The Last Concert Herself/Ámbar Smith

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 or dancing that much before Soy Luna, but now she loves doing both. [5]
  • If she could be a Disney character, she would be Rapunzel. [6]
  • Her favorite foods are sushi, candy, and chocolate.[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]
  • She is currently in a relationship with Marcos Depietri. They dated when she was 15 years old, broke up for two years around the time she was in Soy Luna, and got back together.[9]


To view the Valentina Zenere gallery, click here.


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