Josefina Echánove is a Mexican actress, model and journalist. Echánove started working as an actress and then later became a journalist. Actress-journalist Josefina Echánove was born and raised in Guanajuato, Mexico. She came to fame with the release of the short film Laberinto in 1975. In late 1970s, Josefina worked in the Premios ACE award winning Drama Telenovela "La Plaza de Puerto Santo". She married lawyer Alonso Echánove, and together they have two daughters and one son. Their oldest son, Alonso Echánove, is an actor. Their daughters are Peggy Echánove and pop singer Marisol de las Mercedes Echánove, who is publicly known as María del Sol.