Paulina Gomez Torres, known professionally as Paulina Goto, (born July 29, 1991) is a Mexican actress, singer, and television hostess best known for her debut role as 'Andrea Paz' in the Mexican youth telenovela telenovela Niña de mi Corazón.
Paulina Gomez Torres was born in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. As a child, Paulina actively particiapated in dance classes including ballet and rhythmic gymnastics. She completed for her state, nationally, and internationally in rhythmic gymnastics competitions. Torres spent her childhood and adolescence in Tampico, Tamaulipas before making the permanent move to Mexico City with her family when she was cast as the protagonist in the telenovela, Niña de mi Corazón in January 2010. Paulina's stage name "Goto" is derived from the first two letters of her surnames. Torres is fluent in Spanish and English.
Paulina's earliest television role was a hosting job on the youth TV news show, "Roomies", which was produced for Televisa del Golfo. Goto spent a year on the show before leaving in 2009. At age 17, she began attending acting classes at Televias's famed acting school, Centro de Educación Artístic in Mexico City. A year after being accepted into the school, Paulina was spotted by director Pedro Damian (best known for his work with the Mexican group, RBD) and casted as the lead in an updated version of his 1997 telenovela, Mi Pequeña Traviesa. For her role as Andrea Paz, Goto was also required to cut her hair in order to play Paz's imaginary twin brother, Andres Paz. Filming for Niña de Mi Corazon began in January 2010 in Mexico City and ended in July 2010. The telenovela premiered on March 8, 2010 in Mexico and ended on July 9, 2010. It premiered on Univision in the U.S. on February 23, 2011. In the spring of 2011, Goto announced via Twitter that she had been casted in the play El Knack alongside Mexican actors, José Ángel Bichir and Odiseo Bichir. In July 2011, Paulina was confirmed as the protagonist for Televisa's newest youth telenovela, Miss XV. Miss XV is a remake of the famous 1987 telenovela, Quinceañera", starring Thalía and Adela Noriega. Goto auditioned for the show in June 2011. Mexican actress, Danna Paola was originally considered for the lead role, but dropped out before casting was finalized. Filming for the telenovela is expected to commence in October 2011 in Mexico City.
Following the success of Niña de mi Corazón, Paulina signed a contract with Sony Music Mexico in the spring of 2010 to record and release her own album as a solo artist. Before the album's release, two songs Mio and A Peasar del Tiempo were used on her show to promote the upcoming release of the CD. On June 7, 2010, her first single, 'Mio' was released digitally and phyiscally to both iTunes and MixUp stores throughout Mexico. The music video was filmed in May 2010 and released in conjunction with the final episodes of Niña de Mi Corazon. Paulina released her self-titled debut album on June 22, 2010. During its first week of release, the album charted at number 7 on Mexico's Top Album charts for iTunes. To promote her CD, Goto performed at various radio shows and festivals in Mexico and Central America throughout the remainder of the year. At the end of 2010, Paulina lent her vocals to the song La Vida es un cuento de hadas real for the movie, Barbie, Barbie Moda Mágica en Paris.The album's second's single, Vete al Diablo will be released sometime in 2011. As part of promotion for her debut album, Paulina was invited to Brazil to perform as an opening act for Dulce Maria's ExtranjeraOnTour in late May 2011; she was the opening act for all five Brazilian dates.