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Maria Canals-Barrera is an American actress. She has been married to her long-term boyfriend David Barrera and is the mother of two children.

Relationship Facts of Maria Canals-Barrera

Maria Canals-Barrera is married to David Barrera {Compare Couple}.
Maria Canals-Barrera married on January 16, 1999.
💑 Anniversary in 346 days 💑
She is mother of Two(Bridget Barrera and Madeleine Barrera).
Maria Canals-Barrera is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Maria Canals-Barrera?

Maria Canals-Barrera is a married woman. She has been married to her long term boyfriend David Barrera on January 16, 1999. Davis is also an actor who is famous for his role as Gunnery Sgt. Ray ‘Casey Kasem’ Griego in ‘Generation Kill’. The couple began dating from 1997 and tied their knot after two years of relationship.

The couple welcomed two daughters named Bridget Barrera in 2003 and Madeleine Barrera in 2005.

The family is currently residing in Los Angeles and they are sharing quality time with each other.

Who is Maria Canals-Barrera?

Maria Canals-Barrera is an Amerian actress who is famous for her appearance in the highly rated Disney Channel family sitcom, ‘Wizards of Waverly Place’. She is also widely recognized for her appearances in ‘Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam’ in 2010, ‘Larry Crowne’, and ABC comedy series ‘Cristela’.

Maria Canals-Barrera: Age(55), Parents, Siblings, Family

She was born on September 28, 1966, in Miami, Florida, USA. Her birth name is Maria Pilar Canals and she is currently 55 years old. Her parents belong to Catalan descent. She has not disclosed information about her parents and about her siblings.

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caption: Maria Canals-Barrera and her husband David (Source: Getty Images)

She is fluent in Spanish and English. Maria holds American citizenship and her ethnicity is Cuban.

Maria Canals-Barrera: Education, School/College University

Talking about her education history, she took drama lessons in junior high and later graduated from the University of Miami.

Maria Canals-Barrera: Professional Life and Career

She began her career in theatre in both Los Angeles and Miami. Then, she began acting professionally after she appeared in Telemundo Spanish-language telenovela ‘Marielena’ in 1992. After that, she made her big screen debut from ‘Cop and a Half’ by the following year, which became highly successful in the box office and her character was also highly praised.

Then, she got another breakthrough from the role of Theresa Ruco in the Disney Channel family fiction, ‘Wizards of Waverly Place’ from 2007 to 2012. She appeared alongside Selena Gomez, Davis Deluise, Jake T. Austin, and David Henrie. After that, she appeared in ‘Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie’, ‘Cammo Rock’, ‘Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam’, ‘Larry Crowne’, etc.

Recently, she portrayed the role of Saffron in ‘Knight Squad’, Marisol in ‘Young & Hungry’ and as Nadia in ‘Fuller House’ in 2018. Also, she gave the voice of Titan’s Compute in the film ‘Teen Titans: The Judas Contract’ in 2017.

Maria Canals-Barrera: Awards, Nominations

She won ALMA Award in the category Favorite TV Actress- Supporting Role of ‘Wizards of Waverly Place’ in 2011, won ALMA Award in the category Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Television Series for ‘The Brothers Garcia’ in 2002, won Imagen Award in the category Best Supporting Actress-Television for ‘Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie’ in 2010, and also nominated several times in her career.

Maria Canals-Barrera: Net Worth($2M), Income, Salary

As per 2022’s data, she has an estimated net worth of around $2 million and she has earned that sum of money from her professional career. But, her salary and income are under review.

Maria Canals-Barrera: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

The actress has been successful in maintaining her celebrity status and she has not harmed any other person in her carer. So, she has not been involved in any types of rumors and controversies in her career.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

has a height of 5 ft. 6 inches and weighs 67 kg. Maria has brown eyes and blonde hair. Her body measurement is 38-27-38 inches. Also, her bra size is 42D, her Shoe size is 10(US) and her dress size is 8(US).

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

She has around 158k  followers on Instagram, about 525k followers on Twitter, and around 23k followers on Facebook.

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