Dominican singer, actress and host who became a household name with her hit single "Mosquita Muerta." She has starred in movies like Prohibido Amar en Nueva York and hosted her own variety show called El Show de Charytin.
She moved to Spain with her mother as a child. She lived there for 10 years before moving back to the Dominican Republic.
She received the ACE Extraordinary Award for Distinction and Merit at the 35th Annual ACE Awards.
She was married to actor Elin Ortiz from 1978 until his death in 2016. She has children named Shalim, Sharina and Alexander.
She acted alongside singer Yolandita Monge on the soap opera Escandalo.