Maribel Guardia is a Costa Rican actress, model, singer, dancer and TV hostess who appeared in such Mexican telenovelas as Tú y yo and Serafin. She was winner of Miss Costa Rica 1978 and contestant in Miss Universe 1978.  She is also best known for her impressive role movie Terror and Black Lace. Throughout her career, she has won the hearts of many people globally.

Birth Name

Maribel Del Rocío Fernández García


La Bella


Actress, Model, Singer, TV Hostess


R&B, Pop, Jazz




Musart Records, Fonovisa Records, EMI Televisa Music, Capitol Records


Costa Rican-Mexican

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Maribel Guardia was born on the 29th of May 1959, in San José, Costa Rica.


She’s currently 63 years old.

Sun Sign




She has Latino ancestry.





Guardia earned a scholarship to Sergio Bustamante’s Academy to study drama.

Family Details

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Unknown

Marital Status


Boyfriend / Spouse

Maribel Guardia has dated –

  • Joan Sebastian (1992-1996) –  In 1992, Maribel first got married to Joan Sebastian, a singer, actor, and songwriter. The couple has worked together in several movies. They have a son called Marcos Julian. Their marriage did not last more than four years as in 1996, it ended in a divorce.

  • Marco Chacon (2010-Present) – Guardia exchanged wedding vows with Marco Chacon. In 2010, they have been married and from their numerous Instagram photos, it appears like all is going on well.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 7 inches
  • In centimeters – 170 cm
  • In meters – 1.70 m


  • In Kilograms – 58 kg
  • In Pounds – 127 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-26-36
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 26 inches
  • Hip – 36 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color


Shoe Size

She wears a size 9.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 6 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Guardia became known for her impressive role the movie Terror and Black Lace (1986), La Alacrana (1986) and Mujer de cabaret (1991). She also known for winner of Miss Costa Rica 1978 and contestant in Miss Universe 1978.

Film Debut

In 1973, Maribel had her first film onscreen role in the  comedy-drama film, The devil.

Television Debut

In 1986, Guardia landed her first role in television by appearing as Marina in the series, Seducción.

Maribel Guardia Net worth

Maribel Guardia has an estimated net worth of $10 million dollars as of 2023.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Maribel Guardia

  • Maribel was born Maribel Del Roco Fernández Garca in San Jose, Costa Rica. She is of Latino descent and holds dual nationalities of Costa Rican and Mexican.
  • In 1978, she was elected Miss Costa Rica going on to represent her country at the Miss Universe 1978 beauty pageant (did not place but was selected as Miss Photogenic), and the Miss World 1978 beauty pageant (placed as a top 15 semi-finalist).
  • In 1980, Guardia moved to Mexico this move proved to be crucial for her show business career. In 1980, she appeared in her first television show, alongside Manuel El Loco Valdés.
  • Maribel has acted alongside important actors, including Andrés García, Saul Lisazo, and Joan Sebastian. One of her major soap opera hits was alongside Sebastian. Together, they filmed Tú y yo.
  • In 2006, she has also done a comedy that is called Que Madre, Tan Padre as well as the variety show, Muévete.
  • In 2007, Guardia was included in the book Televisa Presenta, which commemorated fifty years of network television in Mexico.
  • In 2008, she released a new album, the main single is De Pecho A Pecho (From Chest To Chest) written by the Nicaraguan composer, songwriter and singer Hernaldo Zúñiga.
  • In January 2010, Maribel had worked all of 2009 on a new studio album, set to be released on February 13, 2010, under EMI Music, titled Move You On – Muévete, which contained 12 tracks recorded in Mexico City, Texas & Colombia, eight tracks were in Spanish, the other four were in English.


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