Talisa Soto, born March 27, 1967, is an American actress and former model. Her role as Princess Kitana, a fantasy action movie about the supernatural Mortal Kombat in 1995 and its sequel Mortal Kombat 2: Annihilation in 1997 is her most well-known.
Soto also played the role of Lupe Lamora, a James Bond movie from 1989. She was a model before she entered the film industry. She appeared in magazines such as Elle, Glamour and Mademoiselle.
Talisa Soto Modeling
At the age of 15 she began modeling in summer vacations under Click Model Management. She began appearing in Vogue magazine, an international magazine based in Paris, a few months later. Bruce Weber shot her. She was already a successful model, but she did not lose interest in education. She returned to school and completed her high-school studies.
Elle, Mademoiselle and Glamour featured her on their covers. She is 53 years old and has appeared in ads for Versace, Calvin Klein (Saks Fifth Avenue), Revlon, Cartier and Salvatore Ferragamo.
She was also featured in a music video featuring Nick Kamen, her ex-boyfriend. The video is based on Madonna’s hit song “Each time you break my heart”. Talisa used to model alongside her ex-boyfriend Nick Kamen for Ray Petri, fashion stylist and creator the 1980s London “Buffalo Boy look.
Marc Anthony’s music video “I Need to Know” also featured her. People named Talisa one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world in 1990. Her stunning beauty was highlighted in Sports Illustrated’s 2002 Swimsuit Issue. In 2002, she was also ranked #58 in the Maxim Hot 100 Women.
Soto Spike from Bensonhurs In 1988, she was in the comedy Spike of Bensonhurst and played a part alongside Ernest Borgnine and Sasha Mitchell. She also starred as Lupe Lamora in Licence to Kill, starring Timothy Dalton, and Maria Rivera in The Mambo Kings that year.
Talisa Soto Mortal Kombat
In 1995, she was Princess Kitana in the franchised action martial arts films’Mortal Kombat: Annihilation. Robin Shou played Liu Kang, Kitana’s love interest. Linden Ashby was Johnny Cage and Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa was Shang Tsung.
She had the opportunity to appear in the same film with Johnny Depp, the romantic comedy Don Juan DeMarco, before 1995. She also starred in Pinero, a 2001 film with her husband Benjamin Bratt. She played the role of Vampirella, a campy movie about a comic-book character.
Soto was also featured in over twenty films including: Island of the Dead, as Melissa O’Keefe, Pinero (2001 as Sugar), starring Benjamin Bratt, and Ballistic: Ecks Vs. Sever (2002) in Ryne with Lucy Liu, Antonio Banderas. She is also a guest on the television series C-16 FBI.
- Talisa Soto Age
Talisa, 53, is the age of 2020. She was born Miriam Talisa Soto in Brooklyn, New York City on March 27, 1967. Every year, she celebrates her birthday in March.
- Talisa Soto Height & Weight
Sotostand stands at 5’10” (1.78 m) in height and weighs 136lbs (62 kg). Her hair is dark brown and her eyes are very light. She is 36-26-36.5 inches in height.
- Talisa Soto Family
Soto was the youngest child of four children born to Clari and Hector Soto. Soto was born in Northampton, Massachusetts to her parents during her childhood. There, she and her siblings were educated and raised.
- Talisa Soto Husband, Married
Soto was married to Costas Mandylor, her first husband in 1997. She divorced in 2000. She married Benjamin Bratt, an actor from San Francisco, on April 13, 2002. They have two children, Mateo Bravery Bratt and Sophia Rosalinda.
For the Daughter
Sophia Rosalinda is Soto’s daughter. Sophia was born with a brain injury that left her with physical disabilities.
As of 2020, Talisa’s net worth is $5 million. This includes all her assets, income, and money. Actress Model is her primary source of income. Soto, despite having multiple income streams, has managed to amass a lot of wealth but still prefers to live a modest life.