Melissa Barrera performs Usnavi’s love curiosity, Vanessa, in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Within the Heights film, however off display screen, she’s fortunately married to musician Paco Xavier Zazueta. The couple first met whereas they have been contestants on a Mexican actuality musical expertise present referred to as La Academia in 2011. “Actuality TV is sort of a snake pit,” she as soon as informed Selection. “[Paco and I] would take turns telling one another we had what it takes to stay it out.” Eight years later, Melissa and Paco tied the knot, and so they’ve been going sturdy ever since. From picturesque getaways to nights out on the purple carpet and figuring out collectively, the 2 have shared too many candy moments to depend. Maintain studying to see them forward.