Mexican-born actress and singer Litzy played for the groups Glenco and Jeans before gaining attention as a soloist with her debut album, “Transparente,” which was released under the Latin EMI in 1999. The songs “Quisiera Ser Mayor” and “No Te Extra?o” were immediate hits on the Latin market. On television, Litzy is famous for playing roles in such telenovelas as “Daniela” (2002) and “Amarte Asi” (2006) and as a contestant of the game-show “ Disco de Oro” (2007).
Litzy cites Jim Carrey as her favorite actor. She also idolized Madonna and Cher.
Childhood and Family:
Litzy Vannya Rodriguez Balderas was born on October 27, 1982, in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. She is 5-foot 8-inch tall.
A native of Mexico City, Litzy joined the group Glenco and performed the local circuit. Later, she became part of the teen pop group Jeans. The Latin pop sensation, however, did not emerge as a solo performer until after singing a recording deal with EMI. At the time, she was 15.
Litzy left her hometown for Barcelona, Spain to work on her debut album. Produced by Eduardo Posada, “Transparente” was released on July 27, 1999. It comprised of 12 songs, most notably “No Te Extra?o” and “Quisiera Ser Mayor,” both of which quickly rose to the Latin charts.
The young artist soon branched out to acting, and in 2000, she could be seen appearing as Laura Martínez on two episodes of the musical series “DKDA: Sueños de juventud.” There she also performed two songs “Soy Tuya” and “Llega la Vida.” Still in that same year, she had an uncredited part as a singer at the Church in an episode of the remake “Carita de ángel.”
Litzy went on to star as Daniela Gamboa on the telenovela “Daniela” in 2002. The following year, the series won a GLAAD Media for Outstanding Daily Drama. Among her costars in the show were Roberto Escobar, Rodrigo De la Rosa and Osvaldo Benavides. Her follow-up series, “Amarte así,”in which she costarred as Margarita, premiered in the United States on April 6, 2005.
In 2007, Litzy acted in the short film “Subversión total,” which was penned and helmed by Alessandro Hernández. The same year, she enjoyed the limelight as a contestant on TV Azteca's “Disco de Oro.”