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Terelu Campos
Teresa Lourdes Borrego Campos

(1965-08-31) 31 August 1965 (age 58)
Málaga, Spain
  • Presenter
  • writer
  • businesswoman
  • Miguel Ángel Polvorinos (1993–1996)
  • Alejandro Rubio (1998–2003)
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Teresa Lourdes Borrego Campos (born 31 August 1965) is a Spanish radio and TV presenter, tertulia participant, and businesswoman. She is the elder daughter of journalist and presenter María Teresa Campos.


Early years

Terelu Campos was born at Dr. Gálvez Hospital in Málaga, the eldest daughter of María Teresa Campos Luque and José María Borrego Doblas, both broadcasters on Radio Juventud [ es]. [1] [2] Her sister Carmen Borrego was born in 1966.

She took COU classes at Málaga's Institución Teresiana [ es]. Due to the death of her father, she left her studies and began her professional career in 1984, working for Radiocadena Española [ es] as a presenter, writer, and producer on the programs Apueste por una and Te vas a Enterar, directed by Mara Colás. In 1987 she directed and presented Las Mañanas de la Cadena Rato for Radio Torcal in Málaga.

Professional career

In 1988 she appeared in the film Zocta, solo en la Tierra se puede ser extraterrestre, directed by Joe Rígoli. [3] That year she also left radio to join Jesús Hermida's program Por la mañana [ es] as producer and musical coordinator, and later her mother's programs A mi manera [ es] (1989–1990) and Ésta es su casa (1990–1991). In 1990 she presented several programs (musicals and interviews), while continuing her activity as a music producer on TVE's Pasa la vida [ es]. She likewise participated in TVE's Christmas program Telepasión española [ es].

In 1995 she appeared in four chapters of the Antena 3 series Canguros [ es], playing the sister of Almudena ( Ana Risueño [ es]). In 1996 she moved to Telecinco to write and co-present María Teresa Campos' program Día a día [ es] until June 1997. In 1997 she also presented the Miss Spain gala.

In June 1997, she began to present an interview and variety program called En Exclusiva, broadcast by Nou and Telemadrid. That September she began to combine this with presenting the magazine Con T de tarde [ es] on Telemadrid. This was on the air until June 2004. In September 2004 she was hired by Antena 3, where she collaborated with her mother on the morning program Cada día [ es]. That year she also presented the game show La Granja on the same channel. [4] In 2005 she returned to present the second edition of La Granja.

From 2006 to 2007 she participated in the monologue contest El club de Flo [ es] on laSexta. In the last quarter of 2008, she participated as a contestant in Mira quién baila on TVE, along with Ana Obregón and Vicky Martín Berrocal. [5]

In 2007, she was hired by Telecinco, a channel where she continues to work today, debuting as a contributor on the show La noria [ es]. In 2009 she became the co-host of ¡Qué tiempo tan feliz! [ es] with María Teresa Campos. In 2010 she began to contribute to Sálvame [ es] and Mira quien mira. In addition, from 2010 to 2014 she presented Sálvame Deluxe [ es] (later known as Sábado Deluxe) during holiday periods. In February 2011, she led the special La Caja Deluxe.

In January 2014, she announced on the Telecinco program Sálvame that she would take a few months off from television, since she was not happy working. [6] That July she confirmed her return to television after the summer to resume her role as a contributor on Sálvame.

In 2016 she became the protagonist, along with her mother, of the Telecinco docu-reality show Las Campos [ es]. [7]

In 2017 she participated for a week as a kitchen coach of the house, out of competition, on the fifth edition of Gran Hermano VIP.

She has been the administrator of her own company, Rubitecam, S.L., since 1997. [8]

She was one of five presenters of the 2017–2018 New Year's Eve show.

Personal life

Terelu was married to Miguel Ángel Polvorinos from 1993 to 1996. Two years later she married Alejandro Rubio, with whom she has a daughter, Alejandra Rubio Borrego. The couple divorced in 2003. Since then she has had relationships with Pipi Estrada, Kike Calleja, Carlos Pombo, and José Valenciano. [9]

On 14 November 2011, Terelu was on the cover of Interviú magazine. [10] [11] On 16 January 2012, she announced on Sálvame that she was temporarily leaving television [12] [13] because, she said:

I detected this little lump when I returned from Hawaii. I knew I did not have it before, and I was convinced from the start that it was not good.

On 18 January 2012 she had surgery for a carcinoma in her breast at the Jiménez Díaz Foundation University Hospital [ es]. [14] On 19 January, Terelu Campos left the hospital, saying that she felt well and that she was going to continue treatment.

In July 2018, she had to undergo another operation after a tumor was detected, this time in her left breast. [15]


TV programs

Year Title Channel Notes
1987–89 Por la mañana [ es] TVE Producer
1989–90 A mi manera [ es] Contributor
1990–91 Esta es su casa
1991–96 Pasa la vida [ es] Producer and contributor
1996–97 Día a día [ es] Telecinco Contributor and co-presenter
1997 Miss Spain 1997 Gala Presenter
En Exclusiva Nou
1997–2004 Con T de tarde [ es] Telemadrid
2004–05 Cada día [ es] Antena 3 Contributor
La Granja Presenter
2007 Locos x Madrid Telemadrid Co-presenter
2007–12 La noria [ es] Telecinco Contributor
2009–17 ¡Qué tiempo tan feliz! [ es] Co-presenter
2010–present Sálvame [ es] Contributor
2010–14 Sálvame Deluxe [ es] Presenter
2010 Mira quien mira Contributor
2011 La Caja Deluxe [ es] Presenter
2017 Mad in Spain [ es] Contributor
2017–18 Campanadas Fin de Año Telecinco and Cuatro Presenter

Reality shows

Year Title Channel Notes
2006–07 El club de Flo [ es] laSexta Contestant – 2nd finalist
2007–08 Mira quién baila La 1 Contestant – 6th
2016–18 Las Campos [ es] Telecinco Protagonist
2017 Gran Hermano VIP 5 Guest VIP
2021 MasterChef Celebrity La 1 Contestant – 11th

Radio programs

Year Title Station Notes
1984 Apueste por una Radiocadena Española [ es] Contributor
Te vas a enterar
1987 Las Mañanas de la Cadena Rato Radio Torcal Presenter


Year Title Role Notes
1988 Zocta, solo en la Tierra se puede ser extraterrestre Presenter – herself Minor part

TV series

Year Title Channel Role Notes
1993–99 Telepasión española [ es] La 1 Hermana Campolán 4 episodes
1995 Canguros [ es] Antena 3 Sister of Almudena
2018–present Paquita Salas Netflix Bárbara Valiente 1 episode

Published works

  • Frente al espejo (2017, together with Kike Calleja) ISBN  9788417001162 [16]


  1. ^ "Radio Juventud de Malaga (EFJ 56)" (in Spanish). Radio Juventud. Archived from the original on 15 June 2013. Retrieved 8 November 2018.
  2. ^ "Pregon 2002 por Jose Maria Abela Luque" (PDF) (in Spanish). Cofradía de Jesús "El Rico". Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 August 2014. Retrieved 8 November 2018.
  3. ^ "Terelu en la película 'Zocta: Sólo en la Tierra se puede ser extraterrestre'" (in Spanish). Fórmula TV. 30 August 2016. Retrieved 8 November 2018.
  4. ^ "Antena 3 confirma el fichaje de Terelu Campos" [Antena 3 Confirms the Signing of Terelu Campos] (in Spanish). Fórmula TV. 26 August 2004. Retrieved 8 November 2018.
  5. ^ "Terelu Campos también concursará en '¡Mira quién baila!'" [Terelu Campos Will Also Compete on '¡Mira quién baila!'] (in Spanish). Fórmula TV. 11 September 2008. Retrieved 8 November 2018.
  6. ^ "Terelu Campos abandona temporalmente 'Sálvame'" [Terelu Campos Temporarily Abandons 'Sálvame']. La Información (in Spanish). 28 January 2014. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 8 November 2018.
  7. ^ "María Teresa Campos y Terelu estrenan en Telecinco esta noche 'Las Campos'" [María Teresa Campos and Terelu Premiere 'Las Campos' on Telecinco Tonight] (in Spanish). Madrid. Europa Press. 18 August 2016. Retrieved 8 November 2018.
  8. ^ "La (nueva) razón por la que Terelu está hasta en la sopa: su empresa, en números rojos" [The (New) Reason Why Terelu is All Over the Place: Her Business, in the Red]. El Confidencial (in Spanish). 16 January 2017. Retrieved 8 November 2018.
  9. ^ "Todos los amores de Terelu Campos" [All the Loves of Terelu Campos] (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 29 December 2016. Retrieved 10 November 2018.
  10. ^ "Edición 1855". Interviú (in Spanish). Retrieved 5 November 2018.
  11. ^ "Terelu Campos, de 'Sálvame', posará desnuda en la próxima portada de Interviú" [Terelu Campos, from 'Sálvame', Will Pose Nude on the Next Cover of Interviú] (in Spanish). Fórmula TV. 11 November 2011. Retrieved 5 November 2018.
  12. ^ "Terelu Campos deja temporalmente la televisión por un tumor en el pecho" [Terelu Campos Temporarily Leaves Television Due to a Tumor in Her Breast]. Vertele (in Spanish). 16 January 2012. Retrieved 10 November 2018.
  13. ^ Álvarez, Jose (17 January 2012). "Los colaboradores de Telecinco apoyan a Terelu Campos en la lucha contra su enfermedad" [Telecinco Contributors Support Terelu Campos in the Fight Against Her Illness] (in Spanish). Fórmula TV. Retrieved 10 November 2018.
  14. ^ "Terelu Campos se retira de televisión por un carcinoma en el pecho" [Terelu Campos Retires from Television Due to Breast Cancer]. Diario de Sevilla (in Spanish). Madrid. EFE. 16 January 2012. Retrieved 10 November 2018.
  15. ^ "Terelu Campos sufre de nuevo cáncer de mama" [Terelu Campos Suffers from Breast Cancer Again]. El Mundo (in Spanish). 6 July 2018. Retrieved 10 November 2018.
  16. ^ Diéguez, Antonio (15 August 2017). "El increíble éxito editorial de Terelu: iguala en ventas a Vargas Llosa y supera a Sánchez-Dragó" [Terelu's Incredible Editorial Success: Equal in Sales to Vargas Llosa and Surpasses Sánchez-Dragó]. El Mundo (in Spanish). Retrieved 10 November 2018.

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