Cleo Rocos started out her television career on The Kenny Everett Show, since she performed on many comedy shows, cementing a name for herself in the television industry. Moving into business Cleo has changed the face of the tequila. As president of the Tequila Society, she has been recognised as the most influential woman in the industry. A determined entrepreneur and entertainer, Cleo is an ideal business speaker.
Alluring, entertaining and astute, Cleo Rocos is the Queen of Tequila. An entrepreneur with an inimitable charm and a unique charisma, her luxury-end business success can be attributed to sheer determination and an unshakeable belief in her product.
Brazilian-born Cleo’s showbiz career was illustrious from the start. Starring on the Kenny Everett Show on BBC while she was still at school, her confidence and spirit empowered her to pursue TV jobs throughout the 80’s, and to become a household name.
She has appeared on Assaulted Nuts for Channel 4 and the detective series Tropical Heat for NBC, and has enjoyed live performance success on stage in London and in LA in a musical comedy one-woman show, and a live performance at the Royal Albert Hall.
Luxury travel series, Cleo Worldwide, was broadcast on Channel 5, and she spent 3 weeks in the Celebrity Big Brother House, where she introduced herself to a whole new generation of UK television viewers.
Making the move to business, Cleo spent 10 months in Mexico creating AquaRiva Blanco, Reposado and Premium Reposado – all consisting of 100% Blue Weber agave, and producing premium quality tequila. Her luxury-end tequila business AquaRiva, battles it out against established brands, and takes top spot.
AquaRiva is prominently displayed on the shelves of Sainsbury’s and Waitrose, and the spirit was awarded a coveted Masters Medal at the Spirits Masters and is served in Richard Branson’s Virgin Clubhouses and on Virgin flights.
Cleo is a published author and writes for many magazines and articles. One of her books has enjoyed a stable innings in Amazon’s top 10 best-selling food and drink titles.
The Power of Positive Drinking is Cleo’s masterclass on how to imbibe successfully and responsibly, and is full of tips on stylish drinking, gleaned from seasoned and successful international drinkers.
Cleo is the most influential woman in the Tequila industry and is President of The Tequila Society.
AquaRiva Tequila is now a fast growing, multi-award winning brand. It has been voted ‘The Best of The Best’ in the world’s biggest tequila competition, tequila.net, and a Masters Medal by The Spirits Business Masters Awards.
Cleo is able to share her business story, showbiz background and drinking masterclass on the corporate circuit.