Cindy Lee Secret Life of the American Teenager



TV Series


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Portrayed by Paola Turbay

Cindy Lee (Paola Turbay) is the mother of Adrian Lee and the wife of Ruben Enriquez.  Cindy works as a flight attendant.



Cindy wanted someone to love her so she got involved with Ruben with the intention of having his baby.  When Ruben proposed to marry Cindy she refused because she felt guilty for trapping him. 


They came to an arrangement where Ruben would pay child support and wouldn't see his daughter until she turned eighteen.  Cindy had difficulty with her family who were conservative and didn't approve of Cindy pregnancy.


Cindy hated her family for making her feel bad during her pregnancy and moved out as soon as she got a job as a flight attended.  Cindy had to work long hours and was away for days leaving her daughter with friends, babysitter and nanny.  Cindy always regretted missing out on her daughter first experiences like first steps and first day of school.


Cindy met George at his furniture store and the two began an affair despite him been married to Anna.  When George wife threw him out of the house George began to live at Cindy Condo.  George again moved out of the house when he discovered Amy was pregnant with Adrian boyfriend baby. 


Relationship with Ruben

Cindy wasn't happy to learn Adrian was meeting her father.  She met with Ruben to talk about their daughter which led them to having an affair despite Ruben being married.  When Ruben affair was discovered he moved into Cindy condo. 


Adrian later convinced her parent they needed a house and they move into George old house.  Cindy also married Rube a few weeks later.  Cindy was disappointed to discover Adrian was pregnant but supported her decision to have an abortion despite Ruben protest. 


Cindy was disappointed when Adrian decided to keep her baby realising how difficult motherhood was.  Cindy was also against her husband idea of their daughter marrying Ben.

Main Cast

Adrian Lee

Alice Valko

Amy Juergens

Anne Juergens

Ashley Juergens

Ben Boykewich



Cindy Lee


George Juergens

Grace Bowmen



Henry Miller

Jack Pappas

Jason Treacy

Jeff Zegay


Joe Hampton

John Juergens

Kathleen Bowman

Ken Fields

Lauren Treacy

Leo Boykewich

Madison Cooperstein

Marcelino Molina

Margaret Shakur

Marshall Bowman

Nora Underwood

Ricky Underwood

Robie Juergens

Ruben Enriquez


Tom Bowman