Manuela González was born and raised in Bogotá, Colombia. Her mother, was an art critic, journalist and a poet and her father, was a successful architect. Her early education was at the Liceo Frances; therefore, French is her second language. She studied her junior and senior year of high school in Menlo-Atherton, California. Manuela went back to Colombia to study journalism, however, her fate redirected her to switch careers and study drama instead where she was discovered by a casting director. Her first acting job was a television series in Argentina called “Verano del 98”. After the series ended she went back to Bogotá to continue her career in television. Most recently, She starred in 81 episodes in the Latin American hit series El Señor de los Cielos.
Manuela’s journey has never stopped; she’s kept her acting skills sharp by continuously taking workshops and classes in Europe and the US. Her broad experience in acting has given her the opportunity to work in different countries, such as Mexico, USA and of course, Colombia. Manuela resides between Los Angeles, and Bogotá with her son Pedro and her husband Andrés Felipe Vasco.