Maria Soledad Rodríguez Belli (Spanish pronunciation: [sol roˈðɾiɣes]; born 17 April 1990), known by her stage name Sol Rodriguez, is an Argentinian actress and model, of Spanish and Italian descent. She is best known for the role of Mecha in the Nickelodeon Latin America's series Grachi. Rodríguez has released several songs from the soundtrack of Grachi, sung along other members of the cast.

Biography and career

Born in 1990 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sol Rodríguez started dancing when she was 5. At the age of 8 she moved with her family to Guatemala, where she continued dancing and singing. She was part of a girl group in school who performed in parent reunions and school activities, and she started doing TV commercials when she was ten. In 2006 she moved with her parents to Miami where she studied in Miami Dade College, but she then dropped to sign up with a talent agency in Miami. Some weeks later she did her first print work for Reebok.

Her first casting was for Nickelodeon Latin America,[1] where she landed a co-starring role in the original production Grachi. Thanks to the response of the fans they did three seasons, being number one in ratings in many of Latin Americas countries.[2] There was also a musical tour during the second season, Grachi: El Show en Vivo, that traveled to many Mexico cities. In Argentina they did 10 shows in Teatro Gran Rex[3] and traveled to Santa Fe getting great response from the fans. Rodríguez recorded a song for the second Grachi album with Isabella Castillo named M.A.P.S and was nominated to Nickelodeons Kids' Choice Awards Mexico for Best Supporting Actress and Kids' Choice Awards Argentina for Newcomer.[4]

In 2013 she was named in the Best 10 Dressed for 2013 Latin Billboard Music Awards[5] and signed with Telemundo for a new soap opera called Marido en alquiler[6] who interprets the character of Sol Porras. Sol Rodriguez latest performance was in Demente Criminal for Venevisión and Univision.[7]


Film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2015 Cartel Sofia Villasante Finished
2017 Going Under Consuela Finished
2017 You're gonna miss me Sofia Vega Finished
2016 Bitch Annabelle Finished
Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2011–13 Grachi Mercedes "Mecha" Estevez Main role, 205 episodes
2013 Marido en alquiler Sol Porras Recurring role
2014–15 Tierra de reyes Lucía Crespo Recurring role
2015 Demente criminal Fernanda Sánchez Recurring role
2016 Devious Maids Daniela Main role (season 4)
2016 NCIS Elena Silva Episode: "Rogue"

Musical theatre

Year Title Role Show Country
2012 Grachi El Show en Vivo Mecha Grachi Mexico

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Work Result
2012 Kids' Choice Awards México Supporting Actress Grachi Nominated
Kids' Choice Awards Argentina Revelation Grachi Nominated
2013 Kids' Choice Awards Argentina Best TV Actress Grachi Nominated


  1. ^ "GRACHI nueva serie de Nickelodeon" (in Spanish). 26 April 2011. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Grachi tendra una segunda temporada" (in Spanish). 11 June 2011. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "Toda la magia de GRACHI en el Gran Rex" (in Spanish). 14 July 2012. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 
  4. ^ "Nominados a los Kids Choice Awards Argentina 2012" (in Spanish). 10 August 2012. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 
  5. ^ "Named 10 Best Dressed". 25 April 2013. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 
  6. ^ "Marido En Alquiler" (in Spanish). 30 January 2013. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 
  7. ^ "Inician grabaciones de "Sangre en el Diván"" (in Spanish). El Especial. Retrieved October 24, 2014. 

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