The amazingly talented Gina Rodriguez is an American actress, model, director, producer, and a prolific writer best known for her award-winning comedy-drama series titled Jane the Virgin. She came into the limelight in 2012 after starring in the independent musical drama titled Filly Brown.
Gina is prominent in the American film industry, courtesy of her brilliant and excellent roles in movies. She has starred in several movies for which she has received series of awards including a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a TV Drama Series/Comedy.
Aside from being an actress, she is also a producer and director. Rodriguez formed her own production company named I Can & I Will productions and has been in partnership projects with The CW and CBS Network.
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Gina Rodriguez Bio (Age)
The charming actress Virginia Alexis Rodriguez was born in Chicago, Illinois in the United States on July 30, 1984, to Puerto Rican parents. Gina is the youngest of three daughters born to Magali and Genaro Rodriguez who is a boxing referee. She grew up with her family in Belmont Cragin located in Northwest side of Chicago.
While she was growing up, Gina started dancing Salsa at the age of seven and she reportedly danced for a dance company called Fantasia Juvenil. She later attended St. Ignatius College Prep. High School where she continued dancing until she was seventeen years old.
When she was sixteen, she was among the thirteen teenagers who were accepted into Columbia University’s Theatrical Collaboration and she further enrolled at the New York University’s Tisch School of Arts where she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts in 2005.
After her graduation, Gina Rodriguez made her first screen appearance in a reality television series titled Law & Order in 2004. Later on, she appeared in other series such as Army Wives, The Mentalist and Eleventh Hour. And in 2011, Gina featured in a soap opera titled The Bold and Beautiful and a musical titled Go For It which earned her Imagen Awards nomination in 2011.
However, the talented actress got her breakthrough in 2012 after she appeared in the independent musical drama titled Filly Brown after which she received positive reviews for her outstanding performance in the movie. She earned an Imagen Award and also Best Actor Award at the First Run Film Festival in New York.
Gina has starred in several movies and reality television series including Jane the Virgin in 2014, Sticky Notes in 2016, The Star in 2017, and the upcoming 2018 movie Annihilation and Someone Great which she is also the producer.
When you think of American families that are very successful, then Gina’s family won’t be overlooked. The amazing actress and her two older sisters have recorded great success in their chosen career paths. Her older sister Ivelisse Rodriguez is an investment banker while Rebecca Rodriguez is a doctor. The charming actress has always acknowledged her sisters and family during her Golden Globe experiences.
Gina appeared on the red carpet in 2015 during the Golden Globe Awards and shared a photo with her sister before joining the event. The two sisters looked fabulous and during her acceptance speech, the star actress acknowledged her sister Ivelisse for standing by her since the inception of her career. Gina’s biggest role models are her two sisters.
Also, during the last year’s Golden Globe Awards, Gina brought her father as her date to the event. Quite amazing isn’t it. She has been nominated for Best Actress in a Musical Comedy Series three consecutive times for her role in Jane the Virgin.
Talking about her love life and affairs, the charming actress isn’t married yet but has been in a few relationships. Gina reportedly dated Henri Esteve, a Cuban-American actor from 2014 to 2015 and after their break up, the gorgeous actress started another relationship with a guy named Joe LoCicero, an American actor best known for his roles in movies including Cop Chronicles and Spaghettiman.
The two have been dating since 2016 and have shared selfies and memorable images of their relationship on Instagram. In 2017, the award-winning actress brought her boyfriend Joe as her date to the SAG Awards and their love has continued to soar and we hope the cute couple would tie the knot very soon.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight
The amazing actress is very attractive, sexy and she has seductive body measurement – 36-27-37 inches. She has an average height of 5 feet 3 inches and weighs 58 kg. Gina’s shoe size is 8 (US) and her bra size is 34B.
Gina Rodriguez’s Net Worth
The charming actress has an estimated net worth of $5 million. She earns her fortune from her acting career and endorsements. She has been consistent and has put up remarkable performances since the inception of her acting career.
Gina has been nominated for several awards out of which she has received a great number of them including a Golden Globe Award, three Imagen Awards, ALMA Award, Young Hollywood Award, Dorian Award and lots more. Gina is very active on the social media platforms – Twitter and Instagram.
Quick Facts about Gina Rodriguez
Birth name: Virginia Alexis Rodriguez
Date of birth: July 30, 1984
Birth City: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Birth sign: Leo
Nationality: Puerto Rican American
Education: New York University’s Tisch School of Arts
Height: 5 feet 3 inches (1.60 m)
Weight: 58 kg
Body measurement: 36-27-37 inches
Feet/ shoe size: 8
Marital Status: Single
Net Worth: $5 million