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02/02/2024 – 16:37
A category that marked generations: Paquitasstage assistants Xuxa who later became a musical group. The girls, who started their careers at a young age, had the title that was the object of desire for girls across the country. Soon, this story will be told in “Forever so good: Paquitas”, a documentary series being produced by Globoplay.
With a script by Paulo Mário Martins, artistic direction by Ana Paula Guimarães, who created the project with Tatiana Maranhão, direction by Ivo Filho and production by Anelise Franco, the project could be launched in 2024.
The Paquita profession launched great talents, seen to this day, for the country. Despite this, some lived a more reserved life after “retiring” from the title. Next, find out where some of the Paquitas that made history are.
Where are the Paquitas today?
The first Paquita in history, Andrea Vega she was hired to help organize the large number of children on the stage of the program “Clube da Criança”, on Rede Manchete, in 1984. Currently, she is an actress, journalist, presenter and singer.
Ana Paula Guimarães
Also part of the first generation of Paquitas, Ana Paula Guimarães gave life to Paquita Catuxa after winning the first competition for the title. Currently, she works as an audiovisual director in television, cinema and theater.
Andrea Sorvetão She performed as Paquita from 1986 onwards and subsequently became one of the most controversial members of the group. Currently a communicator, businesswoman and digital influencer, she broke up with Xuxa and her former colleagues thanks to political differences.
Ana Paula Almeida
Known as “Pituxita Bonequinha”, Ana Paula Almeida She joined the Paquitas in the second generation of the group, where she stayed until 1989. Nowadays, she works as a digital influencer, was part of the reality show “A Grande Conquista”, on Record, and has her own autobiography.
Leticia Spiller became “Pituxa Pastel” thanks to the Paquitonas 89 contest. Today, she is one of the biggest actresses in the country, having acted in national films and soap operas.
Also part of the second generation of Paquitas, Bianca Rinaldi joined the group as “Xiquitona Bibi” after winning the Xiquita 1990 competition. After long stints on Globo and Record soap operas, she acts in soap operas on SBT since 2022.
Barbara Borges was part of Paquitas’ “New Generation”, which lasted between 1995 and 1999. She pursued a career as an actress and, in 2022, became the winner of the reality show The farm.
Known as “Dezza”, Paquita from “New Generation” became artistic director and businesswoman. Currently, she owns a dance academy.
Paquita from “Generation 2000”, Lana Rhodes became an executive, actress and singer.
One of the most famous Paquitas of the 2000 generation, Monique Alfradique She became an actress and presenter for Globo.