Laura Ponte Biography
A Half Gallega and half Austrian, Laura Ponte was born on June 9, 1973 in Spain. The hot model started worked in the fashion industry in 1993. She worked with prestigious designers like Ralph Lauren, Lagerfeld, and Valentino among others. She posed for famous photographers Richard Avedon and Bruce Weber for various magazines.
Her acting career blossomed as she plays 21 year old Olvido in the movie Leon and Olvido (2004). Laura Ponte proves that she is equally equipped with acting skills as she exhibits an outstanding portrayal of a sister facing insurmountable challenge of taking good care of her brother Leon, who has Downs syndrome. The sexy celebrity gained her audience admiration for this movie.
Her other films include Urxa (1989), Marted de Carnaval (1991). Her comeback movie appearance was in La Rosa de Piedra in 199 followed by Xinetes na Tormenta in 2001. The former supermodel also guest starred in many Spanish miniseries like 4 sen ascensor in 2005 as Maruxa and played the part of Victoria in the hit series Maridos e mulleres (2005).
The sophisticated looks of Laura Ponte could be seen in numerous print ads, posters and magazines all over Europe and in America. She had worked with prestigious designers such as Versace, Cartier, Ann Taylor, Massimo butti, Remy Martin, and among others.
The sexy actress is also one of Europes most loved fashion models of her time. She appeared in many fashions show like the Ready to Wear-Autumn/winter Collection in 1997, Ready to Wear-Spring/summer Collection (1998), Ready to Wear-Fall/winter Collections of designer Adolfo Dominguez in 1999 and Ready to Wear-Spring/summer collections of designers Konrad Muhr, Victorio and Lucchino in 2000.
The beautiful star captured the heart of Miguel Gomez-Acebo y Borbon, the nephew of King Juan Carlos I of Spain. The two get married on September 18, 2004 in Segovia. The model/actress got pregnant and gave birth to a son, Luis Felipe who was born on July 1, 2005. Exactly a year after, the hot supermodel mom gave birth to another child, a daughter this time, also named Laura.