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Actress, mother, businesswoman, and unintentional lifestyle influencer, Gaby Espino demonstrates how to be a jack of all trades. Her secret? Structure and responsibility, according to the actress herself. While at rehearsals for the Billboard Latin Music Awards, where she will be co-hosting for the seventh time, the Telemundo novela veteran spoke to the press about how she manages to balance her many endeavors.

“It’s a question I get asked a lot, and I always say everything in life, absolutely everything, can be achieved with organization and responsibility,” she tells the press. “Especially today, women are hardworking and women, we, are always striving to achieve things and meet our goals. And at the same time, our goals, or part of our goal for a lot of women, is to be a mother or wife and have a family, and that I achievable.” She adds, “My priority is my family, but my passion is my career. And I’ve combined it all my life, and today I can say that everything is in order and balanced, and it is possible.”

PREMIOS BILLBOARD DE LA MÚSICA LATINA 2021 — “Rehearsals” — Pictured: (L-R) William Levy, Gaby Espino stage at the Watsco Center in Coral Gables, FL on September 21, 2021 — (Photo by: John Parra/Telemundo)

Known for her many roles in various Telemundo productions, Espino has been working in the industry since 1995. Recently, she took on a new venture and opened her first beauty salon, Agave Beauty Bar, in Miami, FL. An all-in-one salon experience that offers manicure and pedicures, brow lamination, eyeglass extensions, lash lift, wax, microblading, and spray tan services. 

“Today I want to share with you something that means a lot to me…! Dreaming, working for what I want, and achieving my goals is my way of living … Definitely the human being is the size of the responsibility that he puts on … And something that he learned in the last two years, is that from crises, great ones are born opportunities. Today, my heart is full of gratitude… and my dreams, TODAY, are multiplying again…! Love yourself … ALWAYS keep your value in mind,” wrote the actress on a video post on August 12 to Instagram account, that showed her getting the store ready for its grand opening.

Over 11.5 million people follow the actress and host on Instagram. It’s an achievement that Espino is very grateful for, given the number of opportunities it has provided her. “It’s a huge responsibility,” she shares. “More than power, it’s a great responsibility. To be able to use that power to reach the masses in a positive way, I’m very grateful to the people that are there every day and supporting me in my projects and follow me on social media.”

One such opportunity that her massive social reach has helped provided is a brand ambassador to Neutrogena. “I’m happy. I’m with Neutrogena, a very important brand here in the states and all over the globe. I’m also with Spectrum, and I’m very happy to be the spokesperson for brands like these. As you said, it’s all thanks to the world of social media that has helped me get there with their support.”

Click the video below for more on what Gaby Espino shared during her Billboard Latin Music Award rehearsals.

The Billboard Latin Music Awards airs this Thursday at 8 p.m. ET on Telemundo.

Lidia Mosqueda

Lidia Mosqueda, a graduate from California State University Fullerton, has been a news correspondent for MUSE TV since 2017. She has covered various newsworthy events such as; press junkets, film & tv screenings, premieres, concerts, red carpets and other public events. As a bilingual journalist she has written about various musicians and artists in Latin entertainment, helping to bring attention to many Latin American talent, here in the states. As a journalist in the entertainment field. Her goal is to break down the stereotypes and assumptions that surround entertainment journalism.