Maria was born and raised in Dominican Republic, where she began her career in journalism covering human interest stories, entertainment, beauty and wellness for a national magazine. She moved to New York City to study Musical Theatre, but went back to journalism after graduating in an attempt of becoming the Latina Carrie Bradshaw. She has an unhealthy obsession with JLo and claims to be Sofia Vergara’s long-lost daughter, and has tried a crazy amount of treatments to keep looking young. She became a Zumba instructor for fun.

Olga Tañón's 'Girl Power' Team Took Over PLN The Best Way Possible

Olga Tañón is the artist with the most Premio Lo Nuestro awards in the history of the show, and at the 30th anniversary gala, she made sure to celebrate with Natalia Jiménez, Victoria "La Mala" and Natti Natasha.