Angelique Boyer is a French-born Mexican actress who started her career playing secondary roles in the telenovelas.
In 2010, she was given her first protagonist role in Teresa a remake of the 1959 and 2004 telenovela. In Teresa, Boyer portrays “Teresa Chávez Aguirre”, a young woman who will use her beauty and ambition to escape from her impoverished life in a poor Mexico City neighborhood. Her acting and portrayal received widespread critical acclaim from critics and audiences alike, and in 2011 she won the Premios TVyNovelas “Award for Best Actress” for her work in Teresa. Boyer was included in Los 50 más bellos list of People en Español, a list of Latino celebrities chosen for their beauty. In 2012, she was given her second protagonist role in Abismo de pasión a remake of the 1996 telenovela of the same name starring Daniela Castro.
Boyer’s full name is Angélique Monique-Paulette Boyer Rousseau and she was born in Saint-Claude, Jura, France. She has said personally that her mother, whose maiden name is “Rousseau”, was born in Mexico to French parents. In 1990, Boyer’s family moved to Mexico. In reference to her parents migration to Mexico; Boyer quotes “I am very thankful for my parents’ decision, because it was a choice between either Spain or Mexico”.
At a very young age, she became a member of the musical group “Rabanitos Verdes” (Little Green Radishes). Later, she continued on with a dream of becoming an actress. At the age of eight she enrolled in the Centro de Educación Artística, where she later graduated at the age of 12. With age of 20 she was on a trip to Slovenija,Ljubljana and she fell in love with a local student Peter Savi?.