When she was 19 years old, Menchaca married her now ex-husband, and were together for 11 years until divorcing, they have two daughters together.n 1999, Las Nenas were traveling the United States where she got the attention of KRCA Channel 62 (Los Angeles TV) who was launching an afternoon show and
In 2004, Promofilm, a content supplier to Telemundo recruited Menchaca to host the show 12 Corazones a dating game Menchaca has also hosted other weekend specials, including Noche de Poker, 100 Mexicanos Dijeron, Miss Universe 2006, and Billboard Latin Music Awards, El Grito, to name a few.
In August 2011 Televisa selected Penelope to be the host of there version of Minute To Win it to air on Sundays April of 2012. 12 Corazones is slated to start its 8th season in March 2012 Menchaca who is divorced, was married for 11 years, and has two daughters, Yania and Natalia. Her older daughter Yania worked on 12 Corazones in the casting department for a year before entering college.
Menchaca stays in shape by working out 7 days a weekMenchaca has admitted to having had a breast lift. Despite her sexy and flirtatious on screen persona on 12 Corazones, Menchaca claims to be rather conservative when it comes to relationships, and has only been with 5 men her entire life.
Penélope Menchaca has admitted to filming home sex tapes with her partner on occasion, but promptly destroys the tapes after viewing them