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Anahí Giovanna Puente Portilla de Velasco known mononymously as Anahí (born May 14, 1983), is a Mexican singer-songwriter and actress. As the wife of Manuel Velasco Coello, Governor of Chiapas, she is the First Lady of Chiapas.
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Anahí Giovanna Puente Portilla, better known as Anahí (Spanish pronunciation: [anaˈi]), (born May 14, 1983), is a Mexican actress and singer
Anahí Giovanna Puente Portillo was born on May 14, 1983 , to Enrique Puente and Marichelo Portillo. Her birthday has also been noted as 1982. She has one sister named Marichelo, and a niece named Ana Paula. When she was a child she was the face of a well-known soft drink brand and recorded a song called "Te doy un besito" which was played at the end of a children`s daily programming on Channel 5 in Mexico.
 Acting career
At the age of 2, Anahí began her career on a Mexican television program called Chiquilladas. She then starred in numerous films such as Nacidos para Morir and Había una vez una Estrella. 
She then went on to star in several telenovelas, including Mujer casos de la vida real, Hora Mercada, Vivo por Elena, and La Telaraña. 
In 2002 she was cast as Jessica in Clase 406 where she worked alongside Alfonso Herrera, Dulce María, and Christian Chávez, who later became her bandmates in RBD.
In 2004 she starred in Rebelde, a Mexican remake of the hit Argentine novela, Rebelde Way. Before Rebelde, Anahí had starred in Ángeles sin paraíso with Felipe Colombo, star of Rebelde Way. On Rebelde Anahí portrayed Mia Colucci, a popular girl from a wealthy family. Rebelde was a hit worldwide and had over 400 episodes, lasting from 2004-2006.
Following the success of Rebelde, in 2007, Televisa released RBD: La Familia, which starred the members of RBD. The sitcom was based on the fictional lives of the members of RBD. The characters of the sitcom were not based on the band`s characters in Rebelde, but intended to be similar to the actors` real personalities. RBD: La Familia was the first Mexican show shot entirely in High Definition. The show ran from March 14, 2007 – June 13, 2007, and only lasted 13 episodes.
In January 2009, Anahí was offered the lead role in Pedro Damián`s novela, Verano de Amor but turned it down. The role was later given to Dulce María..
In March 2009, Anahí auditioned for the lead role in Sortilegio, a novela starring William Levy. The producers decided against Anahí and gave the part of Jacqueline Bracamontes instead.
 Music career
In 1996 she released her first album titled Anahí. She later released a sophomore album titled Hoy es mañana which featured the singles Descontrolándote and Corazón de bombón. She went on to record two additional albums titled Anclado en mi Corazón and Baby Blue.
The success of Anahí`s novela Rebelde, launched RBD. To date RBD has made 9 studio albums, including albums in Spanish, Portuguese and English. They have sold over 15 million albums worldwide, and have toured across Mexico, South America, Serbia, Romania the United States, and Spain.
In 2006, following the success of RBD, Anahí re-released her solo album, Baby Blue, under the name Una Rebelde en Solitario.
On August 15, 2008, RBD released a message telling fans that they had decided to split up. They went on one final tour, Gira Del Adios World Tour which ended in early 2009.
On November 25, 2008, Anahi & Dulce Maria collaborated with Tiziano Ferro on a song called El Regalo Màs Grande.
In April 2009, Anahí launched an official website and twitter page announcing her solo album which will be out sometime in 2009.  The project is tentatively titled Anahi Magia.
She deubuted her first solo single since RBD, titled "Mi Delirio," at the 2009 Premios Juventud in Miami, Florida.
 Personal life
In 2006, Anahí opened her own clothing store in Mexico City, called Anahi World.
In 2007, a Barbie Doll version of Anahí was released, based on her character in Rebelde.
Anahí and co-star Christopher Uckermann, had a brief romance during the filming of Rebelde, but split after 10 months.
Before starring on Rebelde, Anahí battled a serious eating disorder and was on the brink of death. In 2008, with the support of Televisa, Anahí launched a campaign for Anorexia-Bulimia awareness.
In 2006, the tax administration of Mexico freezed four of Anahí`s bank accounts as a preventative measure because they believed the actress was involved in tax fraud. In 2008, after taking the issue to court, Anahí was granted back her accounts, two with Banamex and two at Scotiabank. 
In November 2008, after a concert in Venezuela, fans snuck into Anahí`s hotel room with a videocamera after she had checked out. While in the room they discovered that Anahí had left numerous bags of fan gifts, cards, and letters. The video circulated the internet quickly, leaving fans extremely upset. Anahí later released a statement apologizing.
In April 2009, after a year of dating and rumors of a wedding, Anahí and her boyfriend Rodrigo Ruíz de Teresa, a nightclub owner, split up. Less than a month after her split
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Anahi Giovanna Puente Portilla
Alfonso Herrera (Dated for a while also. But remain close friends. On-screen couple), Christopher Uckerrmann (Dated for a while also. But remain close friends), Maite Perroni (Rebelde Co- star and best friend), Dulce Maria (Rebelde Co-star and best friend), Christian (Rebelde Co-star and member of RBD they are also close friends)
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Marichelo Puente Portillo
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Actress 1985–2012 Singer 1992-2013
Piercing Blue Eyes, Fit Bod
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Latin pop, Reggaeton, Rumba
Capitol Records, Universal Music Latin
RBD, Wisin, Tiziano Ferro, Noel Schajris, Gente de Zona