Valeria Gastaldi is an Argentine singer, and also a former member of the popgroup Bandana. Gastaldi was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She started singing early in life, and later studied in Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York. Her life in professional music began when she was selected through reality TV show Popstars to form an all female pop group, later to be named Bandana. The group released three studio albums, though would dissolve in 2004. In 2007, she released a solo album through Universal Music Latino, Cuando No Estas.