Bruna Marquezine early life, relationships, and more

Bruna Marquezina

Who is Bruna Marquezine?

Bruna Marquezine is a Brazilian actress and model. She was born on August 4, 1995. She is also known as Bruna Reis Maia. Bruna has been a part of many Brazilian movies and TV shows. Likewise, Bruna has dated Brazilian footballer Neymar Jr. The two of them are known for their on-again-off-again relationship. 

Quick facts

Full nameBruna Reis Maia
Known asBruna Marquezine
BirthdayAugust 4, 1995
Age27 years old
Sun signLeo
Place of birthDuque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Early life and upbringing

Bruna Marquezine was born in Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Her parents are Neida Maia and Telmo Maia. Although her birth name is Bruna Reis Maina, the actress adopted the surname Marquezine as a tribute to her grandmother. 

Relationships and dating history

Bruna Marquezine was in a relationship with Brazilian footballer, Neymar Jr. in the past. They first met the PSG ace in 2012. Before dating Neymar Jr, Bruna was dating rapper, Diego Raphael Villanueva. 

A year after starting their relationship, Bruna and Neymar Jr. called it quits in 2013. However, they reconciled in 2014. A few months later, Neymar Jr. and Bruna broke up again. After this, Bruna was linked to Brazilian model, Marlon Teixeira, actor Mauricio Destri, and musician Tiago Iorc. 

Bruna Marquezine with Neymar Jr.

In October 2016, Bruna got back together with her ex-boyfriend, Neymar Jr. They broke up again in June 2017. According to many sources, Neymar wanted to get married but Bruna wanted to focus on her acting career. 

Due to the differences in their priorities, their relationship could not work out. They rekindled their relationship on New Year’s Eve 2017 but they eventually called it quits in October 2018. In the present, Bruna is single and is focusing on her acting career. 

net worth 

Bruna Marquezine has an estimated net worth of USD 3 million. Her main source of income is her acting career. 

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Bruna Marquezine acting career

Bruna started her acting career at a pretty young age. She worked as a model and also appeared in many commercials and music videos. She made her acting debut in 2003 in Mulheres Apaixonadas where she played the role of Salette. Bruna’s portrayal of Salette earned her many awards and accolades. She won the Melhores do Ano, Trofeu Imprensa, and Trofeu Leao de Ouro awards. 

In 2005, Bruna played the role of a blind character named Maria in the TV show, América. Her performance was appreciated by critics as well as the Brazilian audience. Bruna won the prestigious Maria Clara de Teatro Awards and the Premio Conta Mais. Similarly, she was awarded the ABL Awards and Medalha Tiradentes for Best Child Actress.

Bruna appeared as Miss Belezinha in Aquele Beijo in 2011. In the same year, she played the role of Lurdinha in Salve Jorge. Additionally, Bruna Marquezine also appeared in the movie Deus Salve O Rei.

Bruna Marquezine


2002Gente InocenteHerself
2002Sítio do Picapau AmareloBroken Wing Angel
2003Mulheres ApaixonadasCarolina Salete Machado
2003Xuxa Especial de NatalBruna
2004Sítio do Picapau AmareloJajale
2004 – 2007A DiaristaBruna
2005AméricaMaria Flor (Floreee)
2006Cobras & LagartosLurdes Padilha (Lurdinha)
2007Amazônia, de Galvez a Chico MendesAndressa De Souza
2007Carga PesadaAline
2007 – 2008Desejo ProibidoMaria Augusta Mendonça
2008 – 2009Negócio da ChinaFlor de Lys Silvestre
2008Conexão XuxaHerself
2011 – 2012Aquele BeijoBeleza Maria Falcão (Belezinha)
2012Salve JorgeLurdes Maria Mendonça (Lurdinha)
2013Dança dos Famosos 10Herself (Runner-Up)
2014Em FamíliaLuiza Fernandes Machado (Lu)
Helena Fernandes (young)
2015I Love ParaisópolisMarizete da Silva Antunes (Mari)
2016Nada Será Como AntesBeatriz
2018Deus Salve o ReiCatherine of Lurton, Queen of Artena


2003Xuxa AbracadabraMaria
2004Xuxa e o Tesouro da Cidade PerdidaManhã
2005Mais Uma Vez AmorMarina
2009Xuxa e o Mistério de FeiurinhaBelezinha
2009Flordelis – Basta uma Palavra para Mudar
2015Breaking ThroughRoseli
2019Vou Nadar Até VocêOphelia



Awards and nominations:

YearAwardsCategoryNominated workResult
2003Melhores do AnoBest Child Actor and ActressSalete in Mulheres ApaixonadasWon
2003Extra de TelevisãoBest Child Actor or ActressSalete in Mulheres ApaixonadasNominated
2003Prêmio Qualidade Brasil – Rio de JaneiroBest Female RevelationSalete in Mulheres ApaixonadasWon
2003Troféu Leão de OuroMost Promising ActorSalete in Mulheres ApaixonadasWon
2003Troféu ImprensaRevelação do AnoSalete in Mulheres ApaixonadasWon
2005Maria Clara de Teatro AwardsBest Child ActressMaria Flor in AméricaWon
2005Prêmio Conta MaisBest Child ActressMaria Flor in AméricaWon
2005ABL AwardsBest Child ActressMaria Flor in AméricaWon
2005Medalha TiradentesBest Child ActressMaria Flor in AméricaWon
2008Flor in Negócio da ChinaBest Child ActressMaria Flor in AméricaWon
2012Noveleiros AwardsThe PrettiestLurdinha in Salve JorgeNominated
2013Extra de Televisão AwardsTeen IdolLurdinha in Salve JorgeNominated
2014Retrospectiva UOLBest ActressLuiza in Em FamíliaNominated
2014F5 AwardsGirl of the YearBruna MarquezineNominated
2014Site EGOPersonality of the YearBruna MarquezineNominated

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