Ariadna Thalía Sodi Miranda (born August 26, 1971), known simply by the mononym Thalía, is a Mexican singer and actress. Her name is linked to soap operas which were the key to her international superstardom. Her soap operas have been watched by over two billion people in 180 countries. For this reason, she is considered as "the queen of soap operas". Thalía has the keys of more than 50 cities in the world, and has toured in five continents, making her one of the most internationally famous Latin singers ever. She has received more than 2000 awards throughout her career for both singing and acting and has sold over 40 million albums worldwide. She has sung songs in Spanish, English, French, Portuguese and Filipino. As well as singing in those languages she speak Spanish, English, and French.
Thalía achieved worldwide success in music with her 1997 album Amor a la Mexicana, which is her best-selling up to date. The album was released worldwide, entering the music charts of countries in all continents. However, Thalía's first studio album to be released globally was En éxtasis and the album included her first international smash hit, "Piel morena".
Thalía's number-one hits also include "I Want You", "Entre el mar y una estrella", "No me enseñaste", "¿A quién le importa?", "Tú y Yo", "Cerca de ti", "Amar sin ser amada", "Amor a la Mexicana", "Arrasando" and "Equivocada".
Thalía married Tommy Mottola in 2000 and both welcomed their first child together in 2007. She currently lives with her husband and daughter in New York City.