Laura Esquivel Bio


Relationship Statistics of Laura Esquivel

What is Laura Esquivel marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Divorce
How many children does Laura Esquivel have ? (name):None
Is Laura Esquivel having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Laura Esquivel lesbian ?: No

More about the relationship

Laura Esquivel’s current relationship status is self-partnered.

Laura was married to director and actor Alfonso Arau and worked in various movies together.

After many years of intimacy, they went separate ways. Laura is now divorced from Alfonso.

Who is Laura Esquivel?

Laura Esquivel is a Mexican author. Laura is also a screenwriter and a politician.

She is the author of Like Water for Chocolate, an imaginative combination of novel and cookbook that was made into an award-winning movie.

Laura wrote for her students and also wrote for children’s television programs during the 1970s and 1980s.

Laura Esquivel- Family, Education

Laura Esquivel was born on September 30, in 1950, in Mexico City, Mexico. She is a Libra.

Her father is Julio César Esquivel, who was a telegraph operator and mother, Josefa Valdés, who was a homemaker.

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Laura attended Escuela Normal de Maestros.

Laura Esquivel- Professional Life, Career

Esquivel began her career writing plays for the kindergarten class she taught. She went on to write children’s television programs too.

Laura Esquivel the Author

Esquivel’s novel La Malinche, published in 2006, is about a real-life indigenous woman.

Moreover, between the Fires’ 2000 featured essays on life, love, and food. Her novel, Malinche 2006, explores the life of a near-mythic figure in Mexican history- the woman who served as Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés’s interpreter and mistress.

She uses magical realism to combine the ordinary and the supernatural, with narrative devices similar to those used by Cuban author Alejo Carpentier as “el real Maravilloso” and by Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez and Chilean author Isabel Allende.


Laura is best known for Like Water for Chocolate 1990, an imaginative and compelling combination of novels and cookbooks.

Her recent work includes A Lupita le gustaplanchar, 2014 and El Diario de Tita, 2016.

1989Like Water for Chocolate
1995The Law of Love
2001Swift as Desire
2014A Lupita le gustaba planchar

Laura Esquivel- Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of around $300k US. Her earnings as an author is around $51k-$100k US and above.

Laura Esquivel-Body Stats

She is a platinum-blonde and has light brown eyes, her height is 5 feet 3 inches, and weighs 52Kg. Her body measurement is 34- 25- 35 inches and her cup size is 32B.


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