Known for her roles in such Spanish-language telenovelas as Primer Amor... A Mil por Hora, Relaciones Peligrosas, and El Fantasma de Elena, this Ukraine-born, naturalized Mexican actress also pursued a career as a singer, pianist, and violinist.
She studied acting at Televisa's Centro de Educacion Artistica and subsequently secured a small role in a 1999 episode of the telenovela Amor Gitano.
From 2006 until 2010, she was romantically involved with fellow telenovela actor Rafael Amaya.
The daughter of Russian parents, she was born in Kiev, Ukraine and spent part of her childhood in Moscow, Russia. At the age of nine, she relocated with her family to Mexico.
She made her film debut opposite Salma Hayek in the 2001 feature In the Time of the Butterflies.