The Mexican TV sitcom, El Chavo del Ocho received huge public attention and appreciation in Hispanic, America, Brazil, Spain and other countries. Today’s topic is about a cast member of the popular sitcom, Florinda Meza who successfully established his career as a Mexican actress, TV producer, and screenwriter. She has also performed her acting skills as La Chimoltrufia in the Mexican sketch comedy show, Chespirito.
The multi-talented Florinda is currently 71 years old who served the entertainment industry for more than five decades. From her multiple works, she accumulated a hefty amount of money. Then, how much earnings she made from her career? How much is her net worth in 2020? Mentioning her marital status, she is a widow of the late Mexican comedian/actor, Roberto Gomez Bolanos. What was the reason for his death?
If you also admire Florinda Meza and take career inspirations from her, then read the article until the end and find out her age, height, career, early life, birthday, husband and married life. Keep reading.
Early Life of Florinda Meza: Childhood & Parents
Florinda Meza was born as Florinda Serafina Meza Garcia on 8th February 1949 in Juchipila, Zacatecas, Mexico. Her home state, Zacatecas is one of the 32 states of Mexico. Her father was Emilia Garcia, whereas, her mother was Hector Meza.
Since her childhood, Florinda was so much fascinated with acting and knew of making her career as a professional actress. However, she has not provided much information about her family and siblings. Also, the details about her educational qualifications are not available on the internet.
Professional Life: Career & Achievements
Florinda Meza always wanted to establish her career in the entertainment industry. She made her TV debut by playing the lead role of Dona Florinda in the 1970 Mexican TV series, Chespirito. Due to her incredible acting skills, she received the main role of Dona Florinda in the Televisa sitcom, El Chavo del Ocho. She was offered for the role by Roberto Gomez Bolanos where the series became a major international hit. Following, she portrayed the role of Novia/Esposa/La Popis in the 1973 TV series, El Chapulin Colorado which ran until 1979.
Following, Florinda made her TV appearances in La chicharra (1979), Chespirito (1980-95), and Milagro y magia (1991). Coming to her film credits, she made her film debut as Tere in the 1979 Mexican movie, El chanfle. Then, she appeared in part II of the film, El chanfle II (1982). Her following movie credits include Don raton y don ratero (1983), Charrito (1984), and Musica de viento (1988). Besides, she worked as a TV producer in Maria de nadie (1985), La duena (1995), and Alguna vez tendremos alas (1997).
Age, Birthday & Zodiac Sign
Born in the year 1949, Florinda Meza is currently in her early seventies. While mentioning her age, she is currently 71 years old. The Mexican actress, Florinda enjoys her birthday every 8th February. Besides, her zodiac sign ‘birth sign’ is Aquarius.
Widow of Late-Husband, Roberto Gomez Bolanos
As we mentioned earlier, Florinda Meza is a widow now. She was married to her long-time boyfriend and late-husband, Roberto Gomez Bolanos. Her late spouse, Roberto was famous for his stage name Chespirito, or “Little Shakespeare”. He was a famous Mexican comedian, screenwriter, actor, and director, widely known for his works in Chespirito (1970–1973, 1980–1995), El Chavo del Ocho (1973–1980), and El Chapulín Colorado (1973–1979) television series.
The former couple had tied the wedding knot in a private marriage ceremony held on 19th November 2004. Prior to their marriage, they stayed in a 27 years long relationship. Also, they had gone for a tour to Mexico, Latin American and the United States with different plays.
During an interview with Florinda, she expressed her relationship with late Chespirito saying:
With Roberto, all the answers, all the reasons, all the happiness came into my life. What I had live before does not compare at all with what I enjoyed with it. And after him, nothing is the same.
Florinda’s late husband, Roberto died from heart failure, with the complications of Parkinson’s disease. He took his last breathe in his home in Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico, leaving the world at the age of 85 on 28th November 2014. After his death, many famous celebrities went to their social media in order to express their condolences. His funeral was held at the Panteon Frances in Mexico City on December 1, the same year.
Prior to Florinda, Roberto had married Graciela Fernandez (m. 1968; div 1989). He had six children including the Mexican producer/artist/actor, Roberto Gomez Fernandez.
The Google Doodle of 21 February 2020 honored Chespirito.
The Mexican actress, Florinda Meza stands at the height of 1.6m i.e. 5ft 2 inches.
Florinda Meza’s Net Worth
As we mentioned before, Florinda Meza served the entertainment industry as an actress/TV producer/screenwriter for over five decades. It’s obvious that she earned an impressive amount through her multiple works. According to the Celebrity Net Worth, she has maintained a net worth of $20 Million as of 2020. Hence, she is leading a rich lifestyle with such a huge capital as of 2020.
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