Good news fans, more spices are in. Netflix’s Selling Sunset expanded its cast by two for its fourth installment, namely — Emma Hernan, and our star for the article, Vanessa Villela.
The show started filming in early May, and the two newbies joined the Jason and Brett Oppenheim‘s The Oppenheim Group alongside returning cast members Chrishell Stause, Christine Quinn, Mary Fitzgerald, Romain Bonnet, Heather Rae Young, Amanza Smith, Maya Vander, and Davina Potratz.
Here is what you need to know about Vanessa Villela.
Vanessa Villela In Selling Sunset
The actor turned realtor, Vanessa Villela joined the cast of Selling Sunset for its fourth season, and will also be reportedly staying for its fifth season. Her appearance on the show was mostly focused on her career transition from the life of an actress to a fresh real estate agent.
Over a press release, Netflix shared that Vanessa’s career transition was “a very personal, spiritual, and emotional journey for her”. They added, “Vanessa has decided to start a new chapter in her life and is ready to find her way in the competitive LA real estate market.”
How Old Is She?
Vanessa Villela was 43 years old when she appeared on Selling Sunset in 2021.
The reality star receives her birthday wishes on January 28 and is of the Aquarius zodiac.
As for her ethnicity, she is Mexican-American.
Vanessa Villela Family
Vanessa Villela grew up in her hometown Mexico, playing alongside her little brother and sister. Unfortunately, her sister Jackie long passed away back in 2018, and confessedly, her death was the “most difficult” thing Vanessa ever went through. After her sister’s death, Vanessa even had to take time off Showbiz because she needed to “recover”.
On August 4, 2019 (Vanessa’s sister’s birthday), Vanessa took it to her IG to remember her sister with the three siblings’ picture, captioned with long heartfelt words.
A part of which wrote,
“Keep shining, keep radiant, keep guiding me, keep being you. I thank you and honor you. You taught me that love is a bridge that takes people from mortal to immortal. On your birthday, I hope you have a great party in heaven, a place where love knows no limits.”
Trivia: Vanessa’s little brother celebrates his birthday on September 29
Apart from Vanessa’s siblings, no information about her family was available.
Vanessa Villela Measurements
Vanessa Villela stands tall at a height of 5 feet 4½ inches (163 cm) and weighs under 50 kg (110 lbs). Her body measurements were 38-24-37 inches.
Back in 2005, Vanessa underwent a remarkable (unintentional) weight loss after drinking protein shakes for over a year. She shared that though it wasn’t in her intention to lose weight, after the weight loss she was much happier with her body.
Her Social Media Reach
As of May 2021, Vanessa flaunted 601K followers over Instagram, and 105.5K followers over Twitter.
According to her Twitter bio, Vanessa had no Facebook then.
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Vanessa Villela Net Worth
Vanessa Villela garnered a net worth of $5 million by 2021.
But did you know that although she was associated with The Oppenheim Group, Vanessa didn’t receive any salary from the company? Yes, none of the realtors were actually paid for their job, instead, they made money from commissions alone.
Before her time as a real estate agent, Vanessa was popular for being a local Mexican actress. She has appeared in over 25 movies and TV shows including — Super Bomberos (2019), El Señor de Los Cielos (2017), En Altamar (2018), En Otra Piel (2014), Eva Luna (2010), and Tough Love (2007).
Vanessa Villela Husband, Boyfriend, Mario Cimarro
Vanessa Villela wasn’t married as of 2021. That also goes on to say that she didn’t have a husband then. So, what about a boyfriend? Well, from the looks of it, Vanessa appeared to be single.
Previously, she dated the Cuban-born actor Mario Cimarro from 2009 until 2013. After their breakup, Vanessa shared that she didn’t have “any kind of relationship” with her ex-boyfriend Mario.
Also, she emphasized, “The truth is, I don’t talk to him, that is, I have nothing to talk about. We have not been together for many years, but I wish him the best”.
Did you know: Vanessa met Mario after his split with his ex-wife/actress Natalia Streignard, whom he divorced in 2006 after seven years of marriage.
As of 2021, the 49-year-old, Mario was dating the IG sensation and the finalist of Miss Slovakia 2015, @bronigregus a.k.a. “Bee”. Reportedly, the two first met in 2018 and celebrated their anniversary on November 21.
Just in case you don’t know who Mario is, he an actor who first came to the limelight after appearing alongside Leonardo Dicaprio and Claire Danes’s featured movie Romeo & Juliet (1996) as “Capulet Bouncer”. Then went on to play several movies and TV shows like Sentimientos ajenos (1996), La mujer de mi vida (1999), Latin Love (2000), Gata salvaje (2003), El Cuerpo del Deseo (2006), Curse by the Sea (2010), Los Herederos del Monte (2011), and Vuelve Temprano (2017).
Find him over IG with 1.1M followers as of May 2021.
For those of you confused, Vanessa didn’t actually get married in 2018. Rather it was her on-screen wedding with Eugenio Siller recording the wedding of Sara and Cristobal.
Last modified: May 27, 2021