Talisa Soto is an American national who is renowned as an actress and a model. She kicked off her career in 1984 and since then she has accumulated success after success. She began her career as a model when she was aged 15.
After spending six years in the modelling field she tried her luck in acting, and in 1988 she made her silver screen debut portraying the role of India in Spike of Bensonhurst. In her illustorious career she has given various memorable performances some of which include Mortal Combat, Island of the Dead and Pinero.
Talisa Soto was born as the youngest child in a Puerto Rican family on 27th March 1967 and belongs to white ethnic group. In her early childhood, Soto with her family moved to Northampton from where she completed her graduation.
One of the hottest divas in the showbiz industry, Talisa Soto has been married twice in her life time. Her first marriage ended in disappointment, but she is getting the best out of her second marriage. Currently the gorgeous actress is living a blissful marital life with her husband and their two adorable children.
A look at award winning actress Talisa Soto's career and her net worth
Beautiful actress Talisa Soto was born as Miriam Talisa Soto in a Puerto Rican family on 27th of March 1967 in Brooklyn, New York. She was born as the youngest child in the Soto family. Besides her, she has three other siblings. The actress was in her early childhood when her parents decided to move from Brooklyn to Northampton. It was in Northampton from where she collected her degree in her academics. Despite being recognised as one of the standout performers in the showbiz industry details about the actress early life and her academics are still undisclosed.
Talisa Soto kick started her professional career as a model when she was in her high school aged 15. She penned a deal with Kick model management and started modelling in her summer vacations. She had to resume her academics due to which she couldn’t completely dedicate herself in the field of acting. But soon after she finished her academics she continued as a full-time professional model and appeared in numerous magazines which include Elle, Mademoiselle, Glamour and Self magazines. Besides magazine covers, she appeared in various commercials some of which include Calvin Klein, Saka Fifth Avenue and Versace.
Talisa Soto’s involvement in the field of modelling and advertising campaigns opened the door for her to pursue her career in the acting field. She kicked off her acting career with 1988 comedy Spike Bensonhurst where she portrayed the role of India. Her debut in the showbiz industry was a success and soon after her first movie, she took on the role of Lupe Lamora in 1989 movie License to kill which was followed by The Mambo Kings where she portrayed the role of Maria Rivera.
She established herself as one of the versatile performers with her first three movies. Till date, she has appeared in a long list of movies some of which includes Hostage (1992), Don Juan DeMarco (1994), Mortal Combat (1995), Spy Hard (1996) That Summer in L.A (2000), Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever (2002) and Elysium (2013). From her movie career the gorgeous actress has accumulated fame along with a ShoWest Convention Award in 1989. Besides fame, her career has also provided her with financial stability. It is reported that from her career the actress has accumulated a net worth of around 98 million.
Twice married and mother of two Talisa Soto has a perfect measurements
Talisa Soto besides being a successful model and a talented actress is also a superhot diva. The actress poses an hourglass shaped body which measures 36-26-36 inches. Her measurements perfectly comply with her height of 5 feet 8 inches and weight of 62kg. Perfect combination of her dark brown hair colour and her light brown eye colour makes her one of the irresistible divas in the show biz industry. The talented actress looks hot when she flaunts her sexy figure in a bikini or in a swimsuit. Because of her seductive figure she was placed in Maxim magazines hot 100 woman of 2002 where she was ranked 52.
The extremely talented and super hot diva Talisa Soto is married woman. She is married twice in her life time. Before tying the knot with her current husband she was married to Australian actor Costas Mandylor. The couples romanced for a while before tying the knot on May 1997. The couple enjoyed each other’s company for the best part of three years before parting ways in 2000. Reason behind the couple’s separation still remains undisclosed.
Following her divorce Talisa Soto met actor Benjamin. The couple enjoyed each other’s company and developed a good rapport in between each other. And after dating for several months the lovey-dovey couple tied the knot on 13th April 2002 the duos tied the knot in San Francisco. Currently parenting their two adorable children, daughter Sophia Rosalinda and son Mateo Bravery. Their long standing marriage has been fruitful and it is yet to come up against divorce rumours.