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Born in Monterrey Nuevo Leon, Mexico, then introduced to the world as Miss Mexico World, Blanca Soto has flourished in the spotlight ever since. Her career as an international model has segued into actress, hostess and producer.
Blanca has graced the covers of internationally known magazines. Of particular note is Maxim, of which she has been voted one of “Maxim’s Top Sexiest Women”. And consequently, Blanca was sought out to lead in country music star Billy Currington’s award winning, debut, music video. Country Music Television selected Currington’s
“I Must Be Doing Something Right”, as CMT’S 2006’s Sexiest Video of the Year.
2010 started off with a bang for Soto as she stars with Jamie Camil in “Regresa”, a great original romantic comedy, traversing time and continents, co-written and directed by Ariel award winning producer Alejandro Gonzalez Padilla.
Most recently Blanca was sought out by award winning director and producer Jay Roach, (Meet the Parents, Meet the Fockers, Austin Powers), to film a cameo in his new comedy starring Steve Carell and Paul Rudd.
Soto’s breakthrough in the States came with a major role in the hilarious spoof, “Deep in the Valley”, which is set in an imaginary world within the infamous valley north of Los Angeles. Here Blanca stars opposite Chris Pratt (Wanted & Everwood) and Scott Caan (Ocean Eleven, Twelve, Thirteen). The comedy also stars Denise Richards (The World Is Not Enough), and Tracy Morgan, (G-Force, Saturday Night Live).
Immediately after “DITV”, Soto returned to Mexico to film another comedy in which Blanca co-stars with a Mexican star-studded cast. In “Divina Confusion”, Blanca portrays Afrodita/Aphrodite along side fellow Mexican A-listers such as Jesus Ochoa and Diana Bracho to fill out an ensemble of Greek gods and goddesses who on a whimsical journey transcend to Mexico for fun and adventure.
On the dramatic side Blanca won the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival’s ‘Best Actress Award in a Short’ for her role as a young woman stricken with breast cancer. In the award winning “La Vida Blanca”., she hits notes of emotional and spiritual lows as her character contemplates her fate and considers suicide versus the fight for survival. Utilizing her business skills Blanca also co-produced with Jack Hartnett in this award winning ‘NYIIFVF’s 2007 Best Short Film’.
Continuing with her entrepreneurial spirit Blanca has teamed up with Hollywood make-up artist and stylist Peggy Jones to launch “Heaven’s Brush” an amazing line of superior make-up brushes that are animal cruelty free.
It was during her reign as Miss Mexico, that Blanca was formally introduced to the performing arts, undergoing conservatory training at Centro de Educacion Artistica Televisa. During her training Blanca was handpicked to star opposite Enrique Iglesias in his music video,“Nunca te Olvidare”. Immediately, her versatile talents were recognized and she was cast as the co-host and DJ for Miami based “La Gran Fiesta”. Identifying her tremendous range music producer Emilio Estefan casts Blanca as the lead in his production of recording artist Shalim’s music video. Here Blanca entrances Shalim as an Indian Princess. Concurrently, Blanca performed in many intensely dramatic roles on “Historias para Contar”.
With her exotic green eyes and statuesque beauty Blanca has graced the covers of numerous internationally known magazines. Of particular note is Maxim, of which she has been voted one of “Maxim’s Top Sexiest Women”. As consequence, Blanca was sought out to lead in country music star Billy Currington’s award winning, debut, music video. Country Music Television selected Currington’s “Must Be Doing Something Right”, as CMT’S 2006’s Sexiest Video of the Year.
Concurrent with her career Blanca has worked with the USO to support disabled US Military Veterans and with the Wounded Warrior Foundation.