Paulina Susana Rubio Dosamantes (Spanish pronunciation: [pauˈlina ˈruβjo]; born 17 June 1971), generally known professionally as Paulina Rubio, is a Mexican singer, actress, television music competition judge, hostess, model, and businesswoman. She achieved recognition as original member of the pop group Timbiriche from 1982 through 1991, where she stood out as one of the main members. She appeared in 3 Mexican soap operas and 1 film in her first years of professional artistic career. Since then, Rubio has been a recording artist and has achieved commercial success in the entertainment industry and has been recognised with honorific nicknames, the most notably as the "Queen of Latin Pop".
Born and raised in Mexico City, Mexico, Rubio has worked and lived in Mexico, Miami and Madrid since the 1990s. She signed to record label EMI Music in 1992 and released her first studio album La Chica Dorada. In 1997, she left EMI and signed with Universal Music where she released her self-titled studio album which received positive reviews from critics and was a international success. The single "Y Yo Sigo Aquí" became one of the most successful latin singles of the 2000s, and was nominated to Latin Grammy Award for Song of the Year. With Universal Music, she also released other five studio albums. Rubio has sold over 15 million records worldwide, and is considered one of the most influential Latin celebrities in the world by Univision.
Rubio's successful singles include "Mío", "Amor de Mujer", "Nieva, Nieva", "Lo Haré Por Ti", "El Último Adiós", "Yo No Soy Esa Mujer", "Don't Say Goodbye", "Te Quise Tanto" and "Ni Una Sola Palabra".
In 2012, Rubio served as a coach on the second season of La Voz... Mexico. In 2013, Rubio became a coach on La Voz Kids, and also became a judge on the American version of The X Factor.