Laura Esquivel (Novelist) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight

Laura Esquivel

Mexican novelist and politician best known for her 1989 debut novel, Like Water for Chocolate. Her other published works include The Law of Love (1996) and Malinche (2006). In 2012 she was elected to the Chamber of Deputies in Mexico. 

She was born in Mexico City. Prior to her writing career, she was a teacher and ran a children’s theater group. 

Her other literary works include Between Two Fires (2000) and Tan Veloz Como el Deseo (2001). 

She grew up in Mexico with three siblings. She was married to actor/director Alfonso Arau from 1975 to 1995.

Her novel, Like Water for Chocolate, inspired an award-winning 1992 film of the same title. The movie starred actor Marco Leonardi. 

Laura Esquivel Age

How old is Laura Esquivel? She was born in 1950, she is 72 years old.

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Laura Esquivel Wiki

Laura Esquivel Wiki/Bio
Famous asNovelist
Age72 years old
BirthdaySeptember 30, 1950
BirthplaceMexico City, Mexico
Zodiac SignLibra

Quotes by Laura Esquivel

I started knitting in the Congress, and it was a scandal – like, big scandal.

— Laura Esquivel

I believe very much in sensual powers as a means of obtaining understanding.

— Laura Esquivel

You’ll have to forgive me this boldness, but I think women are very fortunate that men exist! The gods are very wise and certainly knew what they were doing. They created the sun and the moon, light and darkness, the eagle and the serpent, all for the same reason. They are perfect complements and the mechanism we use to reach heaven.

— Laura Esquivel

What I find sad is that the New Age movement is primarily a commercial undertaking. But it is answering to a human need.

— Laura Esquivel

Destiny has always been something that interested me as a subject, but not in a fatalistic way because I believe that one can transform destiny through self-knowledge.

— Laura Esquivel