Facts of Gina Alexis Rodriguez
|Full Name:||Gina Alexis Rodriguez|
|Age:||35 years 0 months|
|Birth Date:||July 30, 1984|
|Birth Place:||Chicago, Illinois, the U.S.|
|Father's Name:||Genaro Rodríguez|
|Mother's Name:||Magali Rodriguez|
|Marital Status:||In Relation|
|Profession:||NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts|
|Education:||St. Ignatius College Prep,|
|Height / How tall? :||5 feet 3 inches (1.61m)|
|Net Worth:||$5 million|
|Waist Size:||27 inch|
|Bra Size:||36 inch|
|Hip Size:||37 inch|
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If you are a movie buff, you know about the gorgeous and talented American actress Gina Rodriguez! She is best known for her role of Jane Villanueva in the comedy Jane the Virgin for which she was nominated in Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Television Series – Comedy. Also, she has lent her voice in the upcoming animated movie Smallfoot. Her character in the movie is Kolka, a Yeti.
Gina Rodriguez’s Bio, age, family, education
Gina Rodriguez was born on July 30, 1984, in Chicago, Illinois, the U.S. Her full name is Gina Alexis Rodriguez. She is the youngest daughter of father Genaro Rodríguez, a boxing referee and mother Magali Rodriguez. She has two older sisters- Ivelisse, an investment banker, and Rebecca, a doctor.
“From womb to 17 I was in Chicago. I danced in Humboldt Park, and danced in every Puerto Rican parade. I was a professional salsa dancer.”
As a child, she loved to dance and continued doing so until she was 17. He received her formal education from St. Ignatius College Prep. She also graduated high school from the same. She later attended NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. She graduated with Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Atlantic Theater Company and Experimental Theatre Wing in 2005.
“Every morning, my dad would have me looking in the mirror and repeat, ‘Today is going to be a great day; I can, and I will.’”
The 33-year old’s nationality is American and ethnicity is Puerto Rican.
Gina Rodriguez’s Career
Not only is Gina Rodriguez an actress but she is also a model, writer, producer, and director. She had to make her own path in the acting world. Her first recognized role was in an episode of Law & Order in 2004. She also has appeared in the Eleventh Hour, Army Wives, The Bold and the Beautiful, Sleeping With The Fishes and The Mentalist, to name a few.
“I try to keep in mind that it’s a long journey. It’s not a race. It’s about staying focused, continuing to do good work, make my family and community proud; that’s all I really want to do… and pay my bills.”
Her most recognized role is in the comedy Jane the Virgin as Jane Villanueva. In the 2018 sci-fi thriller, Annihilation, she played the role of Anya, opposite Natalie Portman.
“Being an actress wasn’t realistic. I knew that I was going to have to do it in a way that would speak to my parents. So I went to NYU Tisch School of the Arts for theater, and I studied at the conservatory.”
Gina Rodriguez’s Disease
In an interview, Gina Rodriguez shared that she had Hashimoto’s disease, an autoimmune disease. She was diagnosed when she was 19 when she could not control her weight gain. Later she took charge in her life and maintained her weight- first through medication and soon through a healthy lifestyle. In a 2014 interview, she joked:
“I grew up Catholic. I have Jewish in my family and I attend a Christian church in Hollywood. I am basically all over the place.”
Gina Rodriguez’s Boyfriends
Gina Rodriguez was engaged to Henri Esteve in 2015. Henri was in the popular series Revenge. But the couple called off their engagement.
Currently, she is in a relationship with Joe LoCicero. They had started to date from January 2016. Their relationship seems to be committed as there are no rumors of any affairs, breakups.
In July 2018, she subtly announced via Instagram that she was engaged to Joe. She posted a picture flaunting her new engagement ring!
Gina Rodriguez’s Body measurement, Net worth, and salary
The gorgeous lady is 1.61 M tall and weight is around 58 kg. She has black hair and dark brown eyes. Her Waist Size is 24 inch, bra size is 34 inch and hip size is 37 inch. Other body measurements such as shoe size and dress size are not available.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Gina’s net worth is $5 million. The actress has indeed done well for herself. Her annual salary has not been revealed.