- Christian Meier
Christian Meier Born Christian Dietrich Meier Zender
June 23, 1970
Occupation Actor and Singer Height 6' 3"
Christian Dietrich Meier Zender (born June 23, 1970) is a well-known Peruvian actor and singer in Latin America.
Christian Dietrich Meier Zender was born in Lima, Peru, the youngest of four children. He is the son of Gladys Zender, Miss Universe 1957, and Antonio Meier. His father is from Peru and his mother is also Peruvian. Meier's father is currently the mayor of the San Isidro District in Lima.
He married Peruvian actress Marisol Aguirre in 1995. They met during the filming of the soap opera "Gorrión".They separated in October 2007, finalizing their divorce in November 2008. They have three children together: Stefano (born january 1996), Taira (born June 2001), and Gia (born April 2003).
He was engaged to American actress Génesis Rodríguez.
He formed the popular Peruvian alternative-rock band Arena Hash with Pedro Suárez Vértiz, Patricio Suárez Vértiz and Arturo Pomar, in 1987. He was the keyboardist of the band in the 1980s and early 1990s. A few years later the band broke up because he was tired of it and wanted to pursued a solo career.
In 1996 Meier released an album, No Me Acuerdo Quién Fui, which produced the singles, "tus huellas entre la mías" and "Carreteras Mojadas" (Wet Highways) that got the first positions in almost all radio station charts in Peru. the album went double platinum. In 1997 began the production of its second album Primero en Mojarme, with Manuel Garrido-Lecca, wellknow musical producer that worked with in Arena Hash. In 2002 Christian produced Once Noches, probably the album with best rewards for him. It contained the singles "Alguien" and "Novia de nadie" a duet featuring spanish singer Mikel Erentxun.
Performing in soap operas and movies, he has achieved some fame in other Latin American countries
- 2010: "Mar de fondo" as Jorge
- 2008: Valentino y el Clan del Can asValentino (A Voice)
- 2005: La mujer de mi hermano as Ignacio
- 2004: Un Marciano Llamado Deseo como Jorge
- 2000: Ciudad de M as Pacho
- 1998: No se lo digas a nadie asGonzalo
- 1994: Watchers III asThe Outsider
- 2011: "La Primera Dama" (2011) as Leonardo Santander
- 2011: "Lynch" (2011) as Emilio Triana
- 2010: Alguien Te Mira (2010) as Rodrigo Quintana
- 2008: Doña Bárbara (Telemundo series) (2008/2009) as Santos Luzardo
- 2007: Zorro: La Espada y la Rosa as Diego de la Vega/ El Zorro
- 2005: La Tormenta (2005/6) asSantos Torrealba/Santiago Guanipa
- 2004: Luna, la heredera as Mauricio García
- 2003: Luciana y Nicolás as Nicolás Echevarría
- 2001: Amores querer con alevosía as Pablo Herreros
- 2001: Lo que es el amor as Efrén Villarreal
- 1999: Isabella, mujer enamorada as Fernando de Alvear
- 1999: Me muero por ti asAlfonso Hidalgo
- 1998: Luz María como Gustavo Gonzálvez
- 1997: Escándalo as Álvaro Dupont
- 1996: La Noche as Daniel Brenner
- 1996: Obsesión as Jimmy Martel/Jano
- 1995: Malicia as Francisco
- 1994: Gorrión asGabriel Maidana
- ^ peopleenespanol.com/pespanol/articles/0,22490,1821056,00.html "Christian Meier ya está divorciado", People en Español, July 8, 2008 (article in Spanish).
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