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Marquezine at the JK Iguatemi Mall in 2014
Bruna Reis Maia

(1995-08-04) 4 August 1995 (age 23)
Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Years active2002–present

Bruna Reis Maia (born 4 August 1995), best known as Bruna Marquezine, is a Brazilian actress. She began working on television as a child, becoming known for her role in the 2003 Brazilian telenovela Women In Love.

Her birth name is Bruna Reis Maia, having adopted her grandmother's Marquezine surname as a tribute.


  • 1 Career
  • 2 Personal life
  • 3 Filmography
  • 4 Theater
  • 5 Awards and nominations
  • 6 References
  • 7 External links


She began her career at young age, performing in commercials and videos with the presenter Xuxa. She made her first appearance in a programme: Gente Inocente at the time, presented by Márcio Garcia.[1][2] In telenovelas, her debut came when the director Cininha de Paula saw her in a video in which Bruna made an appearance in Xuxa Só Para Baixinhos,[3] later being cast to make a prime time telenovela. Her acting debut came in 2003 in Mulheres Apaixonadas by Manoel Carlos, where she became known for playing Salette.[4] In the same year, in the film Xuxa Abracadabra played the character Júlia. Joined the cast of telenovelas: América in 2005, playing a blind character Maria Flor; Cobras & Lagartos in 2006, portraying the character Lurdinha; Desejo Proibido in 2007, portraying the character Maria Augusta; and Negócio da China in 2008, portraying the character Flor de Lys. In 2010, participated in the novel Araguaia (telenovela) as professor Teresinha.

In 2011, she participated in Aquele Beijo playing a major role, Miss Belezinha. Played the character Lurdinha in the plot of prime time Salve Jorge in 2012. In 2014, was invited by the author Manoel Carlos to live the traditional character Helena, in the second phase of the novel Em Família. In the third (and main) stage of the novel, plays Lois, daughter of the protagonist Helena (now played by Júlia Lemmertz) that is aired by the Globo Television in prime time. She played Roseli in Breaking Through directed by John Swetnam and produced by Uri Singer.[5]

Personal life[edit]

She was in an on-and-off relationship with international footballer Neymar from 2012 to 2018.[6]


Marquezine and Izabel Goulart at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival.
Year Title Role
2002 Gente Inocente Herself
2002 Sítio do Picapau Amarelo Broken Wing Angel
2003 Mulheres Apaixonadas Carolina Salete Machado
Xuxa Especial de Natal Bruna
2004 Sítio do Picapau Amarelo Jajale
A Diarista Bruna
2005 América Maria Flor (Floreee)
2006 Cobras & Lagartos Lurdes Padilha (Lurdinha)
2007 Amazônia, de Galvez a Chico Mendes Andressa De Souza
Carga Pesada Aline
2007 Desejo Proibido Maria Augusta Mendonça
2008 Negócio da China Flor de Lys Silvestre
2008 Conexão Xuxa Herself
2010 Araguaia Teresinha
2011 Aquele Beijo Beleza Maria Falcão (Belezinha)
2012 Salve Jorge Lurdes Maria Mendonça (Lurdinha)
2013 Dança dos Famosos 10 Herself (Runner-Up)
2014 Em Família Luiza Fernandes Machado (Lu)
Helena Fernandes (young)
2015 I Love Paraisópolis Marizete da Silva Antunes (Mari)
2016 Nada Será Como Antes Beatriz
2018 Deus Salve o Rei Catherine of Lurton, Queen of Artena
Year Title Role
2003 Xuxa Abracadabra Maria
2004 Xuxa e o Tesouro da Cidade Perdida Manhã
2005 Mais Uma Vez Amor Marina
2009 Xuxa e o Mistério de Feiurinha Belezinha
Flordelis – Basta uma Palavra para Mudar
2015 Breaking Through Roseli


Year Title
2003 Cosquinha

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Awards Category Nominated work Result
2003 Melhores do Ano Best Child Actor and Actress Mulheres Apaixonadas Won
Extra de Televisão Best Child Actor or Actress Mulheres Apaixonadas Nominated
Prêmio Qualidade Brasil - Rio de Janeiro Best Female Revelation Salete in Mulheres Apaixonadas Won
Troféu Leão de Ouro Most Promising Actor
Troféu Imprensa Revelação do Ano[7]
2005 Maria Clara de Teatro Awards Best Child Actress Maria Flor in América
Prêmio Conta Mais
ABL Awards
Medalha Tiradentes
2008 Flor in Negócio da China
2012 Noveleiros Awards The Prettiest Lurdinha in Salve Jorge Nominated
2013 Extra de Televisão Awards Teen Idol
2014 Retrospectiva UOL Best Actress Luiza in Em Família Nominated
F5 Awards Girl of the Year Bruna Marquezine Nominated
Site EGO Personality of the Year