Niños Ricos, Pobres Padres (Rich Kids, Poor Parents) is a Colombian telenovela produced by the United States-based television network Telemundo. It debuted on July 7, 2009 at 9:30 pm Eastern Time, taking over the secon...展开d half of El Rostro de Analía until Friday, July 17, when it completely replaced it in the 9–10 pm slot.
The story revolves around Alejandra Paz, a beautiful 17-year-old girl and her mother, Lucía, an illegal US immigrant who is deported from Miami back to Bogotá, Colombia; desperate and broke, they are forced to move in with Lucía's hostile sister, Verónica. On the first day, Alejandra is invited to Isabela's party, Esteban's girlfriend. While putting a drug on Alejandra's drink. Alejandra suddenly gets raped by Matías, Esteban's friend. Suddenly Alejandra and her mother are submerged into a world of intrigue and betrayal where money is no object and people are not who they seem to be. High school drama soon ensues as Esteban and David fight to win Alejandra's heart. While Esteban and Alejandra date, they are then separated by lies and betrayal made by Mónica and Isabela. Soon Isabela gets pregnant by Gabriel, Rocio and Martha's brother. Later, Isabela lies to Esteban that she is pregnant by him in order to separate him by Alejandra. Suddendly, David learns that he has the opportunity to be with Alejandra, while Alejandra can't forget Esteban and still loves him.
The telenovela was produced by Telemundo Studios Miami and RTI Colombia. As with most of its other soap operas, the network broadcasts English subtitles as closed captions on CC3.
The number of episodes aired on Telemundo was 125 due to first 2 weeks 20 minutes episodes, 1 hour timeslot was shared with El Rostro de Analia but the normal (international version) is 120 episodes.