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Thalía in 2013, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Ariadna Thalía Sodi Miranda

Place of Birth: Mexico City, Mexico

Date of Birth: August 26, 1971

Ethnicity: Mexican [Spanish, Indigenous], as well as 1/16th Italian

Thalía is a Mexican singer, songwriter, author, actress, and entrepreneur.

Thalía is the daughter of Ernesto Sodi Pallares and Yolanda Miranda Mange. She is married to American music executive Tommy Mottola, with whom she has two children. Her uncle is politician Demetrio Sodi, who has served in the upper and lower house of Congress. Thalía’s nice is musician Camila Sodi.

Thalía’s paternal grandfather was Demetrio Pedro Sodi Guergué (the son of Carlos Esteban Ignacio María del Corazón de Jesús Sodi Candiani and María de los Dolores Mónica Guergué y del Solar Campero). Demetrio was born in Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico. Carlos was the son of Carlos Sodi Bartoloni, who was from Florence, Tuscany, Italy, and of María del Carmen Candiani Gutiérrez Griz. Thalía’s great-grandmother María de los Dolores Mónica was the daughter of José Joaquín Guergué Mateos and Ana Maria del Solar Campero Magro.

Thalía’s paternal grandmother was Carmen Pallares del Portillo (the daughter of Jacinto Pallares López and María del Rosario Bruna Josefa Portillo Zuleta). Carmen was born in Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico. Jacinto was the son of José María Pallares and María Ramona López. Thalía’s great-grandmother María del Rosario Bruna Josefa was the daughter of Gabriel Portillo Yrolo and Faustina Zuleta Espinosa.

Thalía’s maternal grandparents are a man whose surname was Miranda, and Eva Mange Márquez (the daughter of parents whose surnames were Mange and Márquez).

Sources: Genealogies of Thalía –


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