Latin star Verónica Castro (born Verónica Judith Sainz Castro) began working as an announcer on a local TV show while attending singing and dancing classes at a young age. In 1974, she became the mother of her first son, Cristian. During the following years, Castro participated in movies such as El Pozo, El Arte de Engañar, and Sueño de Amor, acting along with José José. She got her breakthrough after playing a main role in the Latin soap opera Los Ricos Tambien Lloran. In 1999, singer Ana Gabriel produced her album Ave Vagabundo. ~ Drago Bonacich, Rovi