María Elena Velasco Net Worth
Maria Elena Velasco net worth: Maria Elena Velasco was a Mexican actress, comedian, singer-songwriter, dancer, producer, screenwriter, and director who had a net worth of $5 million. Maria Elena Velasco was born in Puebla, Mexico in December 1940 and passed away in May 2015. She was one of the few female major motion picture directors in Mexico and is best known for playing the role of La India Maria. She played the role of La India Maria in several films. The role was a comical character that was based on indigenous Mexican women. In 2013 Velasco starred as Maria in the television series Wild at Heart. She won an award for Best Comedic Performance in 1983 from the Mexican Cinema Journalists. Velasco also won an Ariel Award for Best Screenplay Adapted from Another Source in 2005. Maria married actor and choreographer Julian de Meriche and the couple had three children who were all in show business. Velasco suffered from stomach cancer and passed away on May 1, 2015 at the age of 74.