Barbara Mori was born on 2nd February, 1978 in Montevideo, Uruguay. Her father was Japenese and her mother was Maxican. When she was of three years her parents separated. She has two siblings. At the age of twelve she moved to Maxico. Mori started her career in 1992 at the age of 14 as a fashion model. Later on she started acting in 1997 on a hit programe of TV Mirada De Mujer. In 1998 Mori got first leading role in series Azul Tequila, in this series his co-star was Mauricio Ochmann. She gained fame in 2004 by performing the lead role in television hit show Rubi. She also produced different movies and music videos. Her career is filled with many successful projects.
She also worked in many commercials. She won many awards which include best female revelation award in 1998, Best lead actress in 2005, Girls of my dreams in 2005, she steals the show 2007, best actress award for movie Kites in 2010, Maxican actress of the year award in 2005, 2009 and 2011.
In 1997 she married to Sergio Mayer but they divorced in 2000, she has a son with Sergio Mayer. Mori again married to Kenneth Ray Sigman on 27 February 2016, and now they are living together. Mori supports many charitable causes such as the fight against breast cancer. She is a cervical cancer survivor.