By City News Service
The Mexican entertainer Thalia, known as "the queen of Latin pop," along with being a telenovela star and radio show host, will receive the 2,514th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Thursday.
The ceremony will be held at 11:30 a.m. in front of the W Hollywood Hotel at 6262 Hollywood Blvd. and be streamed live at walkoffame.com.
Born Ariadna Thalia Sodi Miranda Aug. 26, 1971, in Mexico City, Thalia appeared in a television commercial when she was 1 and the movie "La Guerra de los Pasteles," ("War of Cakes") when she 5 and joined the children's singing group Pac Man when she was 9.
Thalia has sold more than 40 million records worldwide, has 28 Top 10 singles, including 15 that went to No. 1, and won two Latin Billboard awards.
She is considered Mexico's most famous telenovela actress, hosts the nationally syndicated radio show "Conexion Thalia," and wrote four books. The most recent was the children's book, "Chupie: The Binky that Returned Home," which was released Oct. 31.