Mônica Rodrigues Carvalho (born March 28, 1971 in Rio de Janeiro) is a Brazilian actress and former model.
She is the daughter of retired Polish descent Sérgio Carvalho and his wife, originally from Bahia and Portugal, Mary of Graces. She is the sister of the merchant, Sérgio Ricardo.
The Rio's Barra da Tijuca, Mônica Carvalho began her modeling career at age 13, as she liked to sunbathe on the beach, she was invited to be the poster girl for a brand of sunscreen, then held other advertising campaigns. At age 16 she was voted "muse Summer River" in 1991 won the "Scorpion Girl," a Brazilian nightclub in the United States. At the age of 19 she decided to pursue a modeling career seriously, joining Ford Models. At the same time took courses in theater at City College and in the House of Art Laranjeiras (CAL). She studied acting in New York City where he lived.
Her professional debut came in 1993, the play's Brazil Underwear. That same year she attended the opening of said second version of the novel Mulheres de Areia, appeared in an episode of Confissões de Adolescente in TV Cultura. In 1994 came the Actors Workshop of the Globo and had a cameo in Quatro por Quatro, as the girlfriend of the player Renato Gaúcho. Still worked on Rede Globo soap operas História de Amor, Chocolate com Pimenta among others, also gave two characters Malhação as well as episodes of the series A Vida Como Ela É..., and the program appears in Fantastic Você Decide, achieved tremendous success in 2001 as the Porto dos Milagres Maria do Socorro (Socorrinho).
It was the cover of magazines Plástica & Beleza, Boa Forma e Amiga, in other TV stations worked in soap operas and Cidadão Brasileiro e Caminhos do Coração in Rede Record, Nara Paranhos Vasconcelos made the villain in the novel de Uma Rosa com Amor SBT. In 2011, she returned to TV Globo, it is in the air in the novel Fina Estampa, playing the secretary Gloria Miller Monteiro. Carried out trials sensual, three times the cover of Playboy men's magazine in May 1993, July 2001 and in February 2008 beyond the Sexy in September 1994. It is one of the stars of Playboy DVD Making Best Ofs - Vol 7.
It Sapucaí veteran, where parades since 1991. It was featured, dancer and has even crossed the Sambadrome with the uniform board. Debuted at GRES Beija-Flor de Nilópolis, the Joãosinho Trinta, with a fancy begs, borrowed from a friend. In 1996 he was considered the muse of Carnival, as the godmother of the battery of the GRES Acadêmicos do Grande Rio, since then has been parading around the school, away only during their pregnancy. In 2001 made the campaign "My Star Shines Against Cancer" in 2002 Bartira represented India in the traditional staging of the founding of the village of San Vicente.
In 2000 she ended a five-year courtship with businessman Ricardo Santos. In the carnival of 2001 she began dating Armindo Junior, and in 2004 they had a daughter, Yaclara. The couple's relationship ended with the pregnancy. In 2009 she married Alaor Paris Junior. In early February was announced to the press that the actress was pregnant for almost two months with her second child, but it was then disclosed that on February 20, 2013 the actress had suffered a miscarriage.
- 1993 : Mulheres de Areia : : Opening
- 1994 : Confissões de Adolescente : Fernanda : Episode: "Chegou o Verão"
- 1995 : Quatro por Quatro : Rita : Episode: "July 21"
- História de Amor : Neusa
- 1996 : A Vida como Ela É... : Leila : Episode: "Para Sempre Desconhecida"
- 1997 : A Indomada : Maribel
- Malhação : Naomi : Season 3; Episode: "November 12"
- Por Amor : Sílvia : Episode: "December 28"
- 1998 : Corpo Dourado : Clara Faria
- Malhação : Verônica Paes : Season 5
- 1999 : Você Decide : Clara : Episode: "Mulher de Amigo"
- Rosana : Episode: "Amélia Que Era Mulher de Verdade"
- 2000 : Isadora : Episode: "Pré-datado"
- 2001 : Porto dos Milagres : Maria do Socorro (Socorrinho)
- 2003 : Chocolate com Pimenta : Gildete Lima (Gigi)
- 2006 : Cidadão Brasileiro : Maura Castanho
- 2007 : Caminhos do Coração : Amália Fortunato
- 2008 : Os Mutantes - Caminhos do Coração : Episode: "June 3"
- 2010 : Sonho Dourado : Gislene
- Uma Rosa com Amor : Nara Paranhos de Vasconcelos
- 2011 : Fina Estampa : Glória Soares Monteiro
- 2014 : Aprendiz Celebridades : Herself : Reality show
- 2015 : A Ilha do Lobisomem
- 2017 : Tempo de Amar : Ismênia : Episodes: "December 1–6"
- 2019 : Jezabel : Tanit
- 1998 - Drama Urbano, of Odorico Mendes
- 2008 - A Ilha dos Escravos, of Francisco Manso