Qué Pobres Tan Ricos is a funny rags-to-riches story with a message. When snobby socialites lose their fortune and move in with a working class family, valuable life lessons are learned by all in this romantic comedy with mega-popular leads Jaime Camil and Zuria Vega
Qué Pobres Tan Ricos debuted in the U.S. on January 6 at 10 p.m. ET/PT (9 p.m. Central). It will air Monday through Friday in the same schedule.
Full episodes also will be available on UVideos.com and UVideos mobile app 24 hours after they air. Also, UVideos will have interviews, exclusive footage, video character bios, plus behind the scenes and photos.
Jaimie Camil as Miguel Ángel Ruizpalacios Romagnoli
Zuria Vega as María Guadalupe "Lupita" Menchaca Martínez
Mark Tacher as Alejo Ruizpalacios Saravia
Arturo Peniche as Nepomuceno Escandiondas "Rey del Plátano"
Ingrid Martz as Minerva Fontanet Blanco
Laura Ferretti as Valeria Malaye
Sylvia Pasquel as Ana Sofía Romagnoli vda. de Ruizpalacios
Manuel "Flaco" Ibáñez as Don Jesús "Chuy" Menchaca "El hijo de Sumatra"
Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez as Carmelita
Tiaré Scanda as Vilma Terán Sade
Agustin Arana as Saúl Ballesteros
Gabriela Zamora as Güendolín "La Güendy"
Raquel Pankowsky as Isela Blanco Vda. de Fontanet
Queta Lavat as Matilde Álvarez Vda. de Ruizpalacios "Doña Mati"
Natasha Dupeyrón as Frida Ruizpalacios Romagnoli
Gaby Mellado as Macarena Larrea "Condesa de Valladolid"
Diego de Erice as Leonardo Ruizpalacios Romagnoli
Jonathan Becerra as José Tizoc Menchaca Martínez
Alex Perea as Tomas
Abril Rivera as Perla Ivette Menchaca Martínez
José Pablo Minor as Tato
José Eduardo Derbez as Diego Armando Escandiondas
Gustavo Rojo as Aureliano Ruizpalacios Rivadeneira
Patricia Navidad as Hortensia
Leticia Perdigón as Refugio "Cuca" Mendoza
Dalilah Polanco as Bárbara
Viewers can join the conversation regarding the show on Twitter via @Univision as well as comment along with others on Facebook.com/Univision and using the hashtag #PobresRicos across social platforms.
Comedic superstar and crossover sensation Jaime Camil (La Fea Más Bella, Por Ella Soy Eva, Devious Maids) returns to Univision in this delightful new "rom-com" novela guaranteed to win millions of viewers' hearts. He stars alongside the popular Zuria Vega (Un Refugio para el Amor) and a splendid supporting cast featuring Mark Tacher, Ingrid Martz, Arturo Peniche, Roberto Blandón, and veteran actress Sylvia Pasquel, among others.
The upscale Ruizpalacios family has spent a lifetime trying to disprove the cliché that says money can't buy happiness. Their frivolous world revolves around wealth and status -- until the fateful day they find out that their fortune has vanished.
In dire financial straits, the Ruizpalacios are forced to move in with a working class family on the "poor" side of town, where they struggle to adapt to a life without luxuries. Making the transition from caviar to frijoles proves agonizing, and their goodhearted roommates, the Menchacas, must deal with their ridiculously spoiled ways, which provide many funny situations.
Things get more complicated when the stuck-up Miguel Angel (Jaime Camil) and the down-to-earth Lupita (Zuria Vega) fall in love despite their seemingly insurmountable social differences. As both families try to iron out their problems and live together in peace, the Ruizpalacios begin to discover the true worth of family values, loyalty, and the simple things in life -- realizing that Menchacas' riches are the ones that really count, and that the famous cliché was true after all.
Qué Pobres Tan Ricos is produced for Televisa by hit-maker Rosy Ocampo, whose most recent successes include Mentir para Vivir, Por Ella Soy Eva, and La Fea Más Bella.