Michelle Salas is no ordinary influencer. The Mexican model has over 1.3 million Instagram followers, contracts with top designers like Dolce & Gabbana, Tommy Hilfiger and others, and she happens to be the daughter of “El Sol de México”, the Mexican singer Luis Miguel.
Salas is considered Mexican “royalty” not only because of her father, but also because of her mother, actress Stephanie Salas. Stephanie is the granddaughter of actress Sylvia Pasquel and the niece of rocker Alejandra Guzmán. It’s a strong and iconic lineage to be a part of, although Salas remains a long way from his last name, as well as his father’s fame.
Salas is open about her lack of a relationship with her famous father, instead choosing to focus on her own path to fashion success. The 31-year-old fashionista has worked her way through the fashion world, from intern to model to design itself. Get to know the style queen.
She interned for Carolina Herrera
Salas interned for the iconic Venezuelan designer while attending prestigious fashion and design school, Parson’s, in New York City.
She walked the runway for some of fashion’s most iconic designers
Not only has she walked for designers like Dolce and Gabbana, Carolina Herrera and Tommy Hilfiger, but Salas has also appeared in commercials for Michael Kors, Aristocrazy, Pronovias and Pantene.
She is blogger
The stereotypes is Salas’ personal and lifestyle blog where she not only shares her latest looks, but where she enjoys sharing things she loves like photography, travel, music and food.
Her boyfriend is seven years older than her famous father
Although the couple have remained silent about their relationship, it was recently confirmed that Alan Faena and Salas were still together – a year after the couple’s photos were leaked. Salas seems happy, but with her boo being seven years older than her dad, people are talking.
She’s never in the same place
On her blog, Salas said she enjoys living in “places that have something different, something more local, not your typical tourist spot”. This explains why she has made her home in cities like Mexico City, Los Angeles, Paris and New York.
She doesn’t like the way the Netflix show made her mom look like
The 2018 Netflix series, Luis Miguel: the series, was done largely with his father overseeing the project, which prompted Salas to talk about how his father portrayed his mother on the show.
She claims that the show portrayed her mother as “a frivolous, alcoholic girl who sabotaged a stable relationship between Luis Miguel and a photographer (Mariana Yazbek), which never happened in real life and it didn ‘was not the case’.
She is the co-founder of the Milea brand
Milea is a cutting-edge online women’s clothing store that Salas promotes using their social media channels.
She has a distant relationship with her father
According to vague interviews and reports, around 10 years ago Luis Miguel attempted to build a relationship with Salas, and for a while they maintained a distant but not terrible relationship. But who has changed after the premiere of the Netflix series, with reports that Salas was upset and felt her father was disrespecting her mother. At present, their relationship status is unknown.