While a lot of people are famous because of the legacies left behind by their parents, this duo have it the other way round. Monica Petau Rellstab is the mother of the famous actress Michelle Jacqueline Vieth Petau. Monica is well known by many due to her daughter’s success in the entertainment industry which is quite new but a little bit refreshing seeing as it doesn’t always have to be handed down from the parents.
In this article we have put together all the details we have about Monica Petau Rellstab. Read and be informed!!
Personal Life and Family of Monica Petau Rellstab
Monica Petau Rellstab is a Mexican mother of five who comes from Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico. Monica Rellstab and her husband, Dennis Vieth, met in Marshalltown; Iowa situated in the United States of America. Her family lived in Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico at that time while her husband who is American and his side of the family are from Marshalltown.
Due to this, their daughter Michelle was flying back and forth through both countries from a young age which must have been really fun but stressful, I know I would want that.
Monica Petau Rellstab has five children namely: Michelle, Alberto, Axel, Armando and Xavier.
Monica Petau Rellstab Daughter
Michelle Jacqueline Vieth Petau, Monica’s daughter was born on November 19th, 1979. She is currently is 42 years. She is a Mexican-American television personality, actress, and model best known for her starring roles in Mexican telenovelas between the late 1990s and early 2000s. She stands at the height of 5 feet 4¼ inches (163 cm). she is not thick, neither is she slim, she is an average weight. She has unique green eyes with dyed blonde hair.
When Michelle was 15 years old, while she was in Acapulco, she was invited to take part in the telenovelas “El Premio Mayor” produced by Emilio Larrosa, “Acapulco, Cuerpo y Alma” produced by Jose Alberto Castro and its English version produced by Carlos Sotomayor starting very little, playing the role of an extra.
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It was the VP of Televisa and Producer Valentín Pimstein’s last discovery for the company after discovering figures like Veronica Castro and Thalia that really made a bit of a star. Apparently, Valentin saw something special in Michelle. This made him decide to take her to Mexico City to his team of specialists. They then decided that Michelle was going to be enrolled at the Centro de Educación Artistica (CEA) to study acting and modeling. Almost a year later, a member of Valentin’s team, Pedro Damián, called her and made her an offer.
He asked for her to be Mi Pequeña Traviesa, marking her debut in television as an actress. In 2004, she was on Big Brother Celebrity VIP2 Mexico, finishing in the eleventh place after exiting in the fourth week of the show.
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Monica Petau Rellstab daughter, Michelle was married to Hector Soberon another Mexican actor from 2001 to 2004, and the marriage was later annulled. She was his second wife. She got engaged to Leandro Ampudia from 2004 to 2010 but never married him. She had a son with him called, Leandro. He was born in 2005 and a daughter, Michelle (born in 2007). She’s been in a long-term relationship with Christian Aparicio since 2011. They have a son, Christian Aparicio, Jr. (born in 2014), and a daughter, Selika (born in 2016).
A private, inappropriate video of Michelle broke the internet, more than a decade ago. Till date she still considers this situation heartbreaking and difficult to overcome. Due to this, she now supports a citizen initiative that seeks the approval of the Vengeance Pornography Law, to prevent the circulation of unauthorized sexual content harassment through the network which she was a victim of. After going through such pain, Michelle called on the women’s rights defender Matan Uziel from Real Women Real Stories, who helped her to tell her story.
Monica Petau Rellstab has two grandchildren. They are: Christian Aparicio Jr., Leandro Ampudia all from Michelle.