Actress Silvana Prince: Personal Life, Bio, Career & Facts

Who Is Silvana Prince? Know About Vadhir Derbez’s Mother

Silvana Prince, also known as Silvana Torres Prince, is a Mexican actress. She is known for being the mother of a prominent Mexican actor and singer, Vadhir Derbez. 


Silvana Prince was born in Cordoba, Veracruz, Mexico. Born and raised in Mexico, Silvana pursued her education in her hometown.

Nevertheless, there is no information available about Silvana Prince’s family, childhood, and education. She made headlines after she was speculated as a love interest of Eugenio Derbez.


  • Fascinated by the entertainment industry since childhood, Silvana, during her undergraduate days, often participated in several theatrical productions.
  • Silvana stepped into the entertainment industry with modelling, and she worked for several print shoots and advertising campaigns.
  • In 1977, Silvana participated in the Miss Jalisco pageant. Subsequently, in 1987, she participated in the Miss Pueblo Pageant.
  • Besides pageants, she has also featured in prominent brand campaigns for Giovanni Carlo, Marcelo, and Vanity.
  • Following her active career in modelling, she stepped into the acting industry. In her brief acting career, she has worked alongside famous Mexican actors Otto Sirgo, Margarita Gralia, and Leonardo Daniel in series such as The Comedians, Anabel, Single Dad, and The Awful Dreamy Vidita Wild.
  • In 1987, Silvana took a solo trip to Mexico and for three years, her music and voice enthralled audiences of the country.
  • Not just in acting and modelling, Silvana’s influence in music was expansive and she has worked alongside numerous artists including Vicki Carr, Raul Vale, Enrique Guzman, and Rocio Banquell.
  • In the 1990s, she earned accolades for her acting in some films including El Taxista Querendon (1997) and Ayudame Compadre (1992).
Who Is Silvana Prince? Know About Vadhir Derbez’s Mother
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Personal Life

While there have been other relationships in Silvana Prince’s life, one of the most sought-after affairs was with Eugenio Gonzalez Darbez. The estranged couple has a son, Vadhir Derbez, who is a well-known musician and actor.

In 2020, when Vadhir interviewed her mother, she talked about her relationship with Eugenio Derbez, how the former couple met, and the reason behind their separation. While talking about how she met Eugenio, she explained

We had to do a Miss Puebla beauty pageant show and your dad was there working as a chamberlain, I ran into him and said: ‘You seem familiar to me, aren’t you a magician?’ The thing is that he asked me for my phone number, I continued on tour for a few days and when I returned he looked for me and it stuck to me like gum.

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Reason Behind Silvana Prince and Eugenio Darbez’s Separation

In the same interview, Silvana revealed the reason behind the separation. While mentioning infidelity as the reason, Silvana added

At that moment, I told him: ‘You know what, daddy, bye,’ because he was in my apartment. You (Vadhir) were five months old when Ruffo had already become pregnant.

However, soon after a controversial revelation, Silvana concluded that she has no hard feelings for the actor and is still in touch with him. She said,

I have a lot of affection for him, apart from what happened and his nonsense, because we all make –mistakes-. My affection for him is a bond like brothers. I like to see the change that he is having and he is trying every time to be a better father because he never knew how to be a father of little children.

Lesser Known Facts About Silvana Prince 

  • Besides being an actor, Silvana Prince is an interior designer. Additionally, she has obtained a degree in interior design from a college in Guadalajara, Mexico.
  • Silvana Prince runs an Instagram handle dedicated to her art, wherein she sells painted and customised mobile back covers. As of 2024, she has more than 58.7K followers on Instagram.
  • Owing to Silvana’s life away from the limelight, many mistaken Vadhir Derbez as the child of Mexican actress, Victoria Ruffo.
  • She is an animal activist and often shares social media posts seeking love and support for stray dogs and cats.
  • Unlike other celebrities’ parents, Silvana Princes likes a life away from the limelight. She often addresses the media.

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