Yolanda Varela was born in Mexico on March, 30, 1930. She started in the business at a very young age. She studied ballet in the National Institute of the Performing Arts. She starred in many Mexican films and some Spanish/Mexican co-productions. She co-starred with: Pedro Infante, Jorge Negrete, Daniel Gelin, Arturo de Cordova, Jorge Mistral, Resortes, Clavillazo, German Valdez Tintan, Manolo Fabregas, Ernesto Alonso, Pedro Vargas, Mauricio Garcez, Miguel Acevez Mejia, Joaquin Cordero, and many more Mexican celebrities. She met her husband while working for him on the movie "Lo que le Paso a Sanson", the film producer Fernando de Fuentes R.