Montserrat Olivier: a Mexican fashion model, business entrepreneur, actress, and talk-show host

Bookmark and Share
Montserrat Olivier (born April 13, 1966 in Monterrey, Nuevo León) is a Mexican fashion model, business entrepreneur, actress, and talk-show host.

Oliver started her modeling career at the age of 16. She quickly landed a Vogue cover, a magazine in which she was featured numerous times throughout her professional life.

Early in her career, Olivier moved to Miami where she modeled for magazines such as Elle and Top Model. While in Miami, she was cast for a role for the Fox movie Fortune Hunter. She also hosted the Telemundo show Basta two years.

After several years in the United States, Montserrat returned to Mexico City where she appeared in Ramona, the first of many telenovelas for, the Spanish-language broadcast network Televisa, which included "Sin Pecado Concebido", "Mujeres" and "La Madrastra". After Ramona, Oliver starred in her own Televisa show, "Las Hijas de la Madre Tierra", which she co-produced and co-hosted with close friend Yolanda Andrade. The show aired for eight years in Mexico and in various countries around the world.

During this time, Montserrat also served as national spokesperson and brand image for selected global companies, like Coca-Cola, L’Oréal Paris, and Lancome among others. She is currently the brand image for Scotia Bank, Trident, and Clear shampoo.

Montserrat continued her relationship with Televisa as the network’s live correspondent in historical television specials around the world like the Greece and Beijing Olympics in 2002 and 2008, as well as the Japan and South Africa World Cups in 2004 and 2010 respectively. She has also been called upon to host live award shows as was the case in 1998 when she hosted the prestigious music festival Viña del Mar in Chile and in 2002 when she co-hosted the MTV Video Music Awards Latinoamérica in Miami.

Montserrat co-hosts with Yolanda Andrade the Televisa interview and musical late-night show Mojoe.

In addition to her high profile media presence in Mexico, Montserrat Oliver owns several businesses: a clothing line called Royal Closet with business partner Barbara Coppel; a line of sunglasses called MO Lunettes du Soleil; a talent agency, Jerry ML, which represents artists for commercial work throughout Mexico; and, a production company which specializes in producing commercials.