Paulina Susana Rubio Dosamantes (born June 17, 1971) is a Mexican singer, actress, model, hostess, and businesswoman who was a judge on The X Factor USA.
Rubio first gained notice as a member of the Latin pop group Timbiriche when she was just 10 years old. She left the group in 1991 and released her debut solo album La Chica Dorada in 1992. With her next several albums, including her biggest-selling album to date, 2000's Paulina, Rubio has established herself as one of Latin music's biggest stars.
In addition to her music, Rubio has been a coach on both La Voz...Mexico and Las Voz Kids, the Spanish-language versions of The Voice. She's also modeled for designers like Alexander McQueen, Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, and Roberto Cavalli.
The X Factor
Rubio joined Simon Cowell, Demi Lovato, and Kelly Rowland as a judge on season 3 of The X Factor USA, the announcement being made on May 20, 2013. She mentored the Boys catagory. Her acts were Carlito Olivero (3rd place finisher), Josh Levi, Tim Olstad, and Carlos Guevara.