Patricia Manterola is one of the most recognized Mexican stars among Latinos in the United States and around the world. Recently she joined the hit Mark Burnette & Mike Darnell reality competition show for CBS, “The World’s Best” as one of the international judges. Currently, she co-stared in the 5th season of the Telemundo series “Señora Acero” and stars in the Televisa series “Renta Congelada” rated first in comedy. Prior to this, she was the co-host of the successful shows "La Voz Kids" and “Siempre Niños” on the Telemundo network.
At an early age she showed a strong inclination towards the world of music and entertainment, earning a place in the musical “Annie” at 8 years old. In 1989, she was part of the music sensation pop group “Garibaldi.” After the success of the group throughout Latin America, the United States and Europe, Patricia launched her solo career with her first album "Hambre de Amor.” In 1994, she ventured into the world of telenovelas and achieved the leading role of "Acapulco, Cuerpo y Alma" that was broadcast in more than 73 countries with a resounding success. She has participated in important television productions such as "El Cartel de los Sapos," "Apuesta por un Amor,” "Gente Bien," and "Angeles" (the Spanish version of "The Charlie's angels") to name a few, and has been one of the few Mexican stars invited to the "Oprah Winfrey" show. Patricia has participated in several films such as "The City of Lost Souls," "The Dukes of Hazzard - Hazzard in Hollywood," "Carman: The Champion," "The Perfect Game" and "Mi Novia Esta de Madre" among others. She is the only star that has been named double queen of the "Viña de Mar" festival in Chile. Patricia has eight albums, including "Niña Bonita," "Ya Terminé," "Quiero Más," and "Que El Ritmo No Pare," that earned sales of more than 1M singles and was the official song of the cycling tour to Spain and the official theme of the transmission for Latin America of the 2002 World Cup. The English version "The Rhythm" was the official song of the "Grand Prix of Europe F1." Currently, she is promoting her new single, “Devórame otra vez.”
Patricia currently lives in California with her husband Forrest Kolb and their three children Lucca, Alesso and Matteo.