Violetta "Tini" Castillo is the main protagonist of the Disney Channel telenovela, Violetta, played by Martina Stoessel and voiced by Cristina Vee in the English dub version. She is intelligent, full of life, spontaneous, honest, kind, and friendly. Her biggest dream is to become a successful singer. Her mother died in a bus crash when she was 5 years old. Her best friend is Francesca Caviglia, and she is often bullied and antagonized by Ludmilla Ferro, but in Season 3, they become stepsisters.