BirthdayAugust 23, 1956

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Cris Morena

    Full name: Cris Morena
    Also known as: Cris Morena, Morena, Cris
    Professions: Writer, Producer, Soundtrack
    Occupation: Television producer, former actress, former television presenter, composer, musician, songwriter, writer, former fashion model

  2. Cris Morena Measurements

    Height: 5' 7¾" (1.72 m)

  3. Cris Morena Known for

    Amor mío (2006), Flinderella (2004), Rebelde (2011), Rebelde (2004)

  4. Cris Morena Biography

    María Cristina De Giacomi (born 23 August 1956), professionally known as Cris Morena, is an Argentine Award-winning television producer, actress, television presenter, composer, musician, songwriter, writer, former fashion model and CEO of Cris Morena Group. She is one of the most successful producers in the country and is the creator of Argentina's most successful youth-oriented shows such as Jugate Conmigo, Chiquititas, Rebelde Way, Floricienta, Alma Pirata, and Casi Ángeles. Until 2001, she worked directly for Telefe but, since Rebelde Way, in 2002, she works independently and has her own production company Cris Morena Group. She is the mother of the actress Romina Yan (†), and of the producer and current Telefe director Tomás Yankelevich.Until 1991, she was mostly known as an actress due to her role in iconic comedy shows such as Mesa de Noticias and Amigos son los Amigos and as a songwriter, thanks to the hits she wrote for children show host Flavia Palmiero alongside Carlos Nilson. In 1991, she made her debut as a powerful name in TV production when she created, presented and produced Jugate Conmigo. She went on to create the biggest youth-oriented franchises in Argentina history and her shows, such as Chiquititas, Rebelde Way and Floriciente, attracted huge ratings all over the world and spawned hundreds of products, albums and live concerts. Even though most of her shows were heavily panned by critics, most of them were huge commercial successes and had huge repercussion not only in Argentina but also in several other countries such as Brazil, Greece, Israel, Spain, Uruguay, Mexico and Chile.In 1995, she retired as a TV personality when she ended her successful Jugate Conmigo series. Since then, she has worked behind-the-scenes, both as a TV producer and as songwriter. Even though she is not usually seen on the media, she is a well-known and recognizable brand in Argentina, where she is considered one of the most powerful names in television. She is also a prolific songwriter and music is an important element in all of her shows. Her productions have accumulated over 30 platinum certifications and, alongside Carlos Nilson (her songwriting partner until 2006), she is the most profitable songwriter ever in SADAIC's (Argentine songwriters association) history.A huge fan of Broadway musicals, Morena is also known for musicals with million dollar budgets based on her television production which are usually presented in Teatro Gran Rex in Buenos Aires. With the complete cast of the TV shows, those musicals break attendance records every Winter vacation (July in Argentina). Chiquititas alone has sold 1.5 million tickets. She was also responsible for the Argentine version of Spring Awakening in 2010 for which she was awarded several Premios ACE, the most prestigious theater award the country.In 2010, after the sudden death of her daughter, Romina Yan, Morena went on a hiatus and closed her production company. She gave her last interview at the

  5. Cris Morena Family

    Spouse: Gustavo Yankelevich
    Childrens: Romina Yankelevich

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