Penélope Menchaca (born September 6, 1968) is a Los Angeles based Mexican
television host, singer, and actress.
Menchaca was born in Ciudad de México, Mexico. She is the daughter of
Dolores Menchaca, director of The National Mexican Ballet Folklorica.
Menchaca attended University La Salle in At the age of 15, she joined
the National Ballet of Mexico and traveled the world as a feature
ballerina. She joined the singing group "Las Nenas" at the age of 19,
and was their lead vocalist for nearly 15 years.
When she was 19 years old, Penelope 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.
Penelope 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