08. Aracely Arámbula – $19m
Aracely Arámbula Jacques (Spanish pronunciation: [aɾaˈseli aˈɾambula ʝaks]; born March 6, 1975 in Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico), known professionally as Aracely Arámbula, is a Mexican actress, model, singer, television personality and entrepreneur.
She began performing small roles in the telenovelas Prisionera de amor (1994), Acapulco, cuerpo y alma (1995) y Canción de Amor (1996). During her third year of studies at the Centro de Educación Artística of Televisa, Aracely received the opportunity to act in the telenovela Cañaveral de pasiones.
In 1997 Aracely played the younger version of Veronica Castro’s character in Pueblo Chico, Infierno Grande. Then acted in telenovelas El alma no tiene color and Rencor apasionado, where she played her first antagonistic role. Aracely Arambula got her first starring role in the teen telenovela Soñadoras (1998) and then participated in Alma Rebelde (1999).
Her consecration as the protagonist came with Abrázame muy fuerte produced by Salvador Mejía, in 2000. Aracely continued its success with the latest telenovela of her first stint as television actress: Las vías del amor (2002), where she also sang the theme song. Besides music and television, Aracely entered the theater with productions such as Muchachos de Nueva York, Coqueluche, and Hermanos de Sangre.
In 2008, Aracely paused in her acting career, but she took her time fame as hostess of the program Todo Bebé. In 2009, Aracely Arambula returned to television sets to star in the umpteenth version of Corazón salvaje, where she had a double role. In 2010, Aracely Arambula debuted as the protagonist of the play Perfume de Gardenia which many considered the rival show of Aventurera.
In 2013, Aracely returned to telenovelas with La Patrona, produced by Telemundo and Argos, where she shares credits with Christian Bach and Jorge Luis Pila. In addition she sang two songs for the telenovela. Also, after the success obtained in La Patrona, Telemundo chose her as the lead in a melodrama based on the classic novel by Victor Hugo, Les Miserables, which was produced in 2014.