Gina Rodriguez is a Mexican American actress who has been playing the role of ‘Jane’ in the film ‘Jane the Virgin’. She has been recognized by the media as one of the most promising actresses in Hollywood.
She is married to the actor and musician Will Poulter and they have two children, Violeta Poulter, born 2015 and Rafael Poulter who was born in 2016.
She is most widely known for her role as Jane Villanueva in The CW satirical romantic drama series ‘Jane the Virgin’. For this she received a Golden Globe Award in 2015. In 2016, she was nominated for the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards for her portrayal in the series.
Gina Rodriguez has been one of the highest paid actresses since the year 2006.
Gina Rodriguez was born on the 30th of July, 1984, in Chicago, Illinois. She is the daughter of Magali and Genaro Rodriguez, from Puerto Rico. She studied at the New Trier High School in Winnetka, Illinois. She was a cheerleader before starting a career in acting. She made her television debut in the comedy series, “Jane the Virgin”.
The little dancer started dancing professionally with a salsa band and then eventually became a dance teacher and choreographer. She was once named one of the 10 most beautiful girls in the world in a poll by the Huffington Post.
Gina Rodriguez graduated from high school and soon after got her first role. She played Frida Kahlo in a play at the American Stage Theatre called The Last Moment in the Life of Frida Kahlo.
She has been a regular on one of the hit television series called ‘Happy Endings’ and ‘The Mentalist.’ She also plays the character named Rita, who is the mom of Jenny and her co-stars.
She made her acting debut in a 2007 episode of the TV comedy sitcom ‘Ugly Betty’ and played a female lead role in the 2008 film ‘The Dark Blue’ alongside Tom Hanks and directed by Peter Segal. Her first leading role was in the 2008 film ‘Innocence’ where she played the role of a lawyer alongside Keanu Reeves and Sam Rockwell.
In the Dark Comedy, ‘Sleeping with a Fish,’ written and directed by Nicole Gomez Fisher, Rodriguez was seen in the lead role of Alexis Fish. Fish was depicted as someone whose cheating husband dies followed by her return to her family.
Although she hasn’t officially signed on as a co-star, ‘Jane the Virgin’ creator is confident that it could be a long-term gig for Rodriguez.
In 2017, she voiced Mary in the computer-animated Christian comedy film The Star, which was directed by Timothy Reckart.
In 2018, she participated in the South Korean television drama series
‘The Gentlemen’ as the main cast.
I’ve got a few ideas about how we could make more money.
Now she is starring in the new TV series “Jane the Virgin” on The CW.
Favorite Quotes from Gina Rodriguez
In addition to being beautiful, I am a woman, and I am also a mother. And I am beautiful and powerful, just like the rest of you.
The movie is based on the life of Gina Rodriguez’s great-great-grandmother, Carmen, who was killed by police.
3 Life Lessons from Gina Rodriguez
Gina Rodriguez had a childhood that left her with an abundance of confidence and determination, allowing her to make the most out of her career.
1. You Only Live Once
You only get one life, live it to the fullest if you don’t want to be buried alive.
2. Treat People The Way You Want To Be Treated
The people deserve to have the information they need to make the informed decisions they need to make.
The goals of our lives are the roadmaps that guide us to our dreams. Cultivate the habit of setting clearly-defined written goals; they are the roadmaps that guide us to achievement.
After playing the role of Petra Velazquez on the hit show ‘Jane the Virgin,’ Gina Rodriguez has been named one of the ‘Top Latinas Under 35.’ Rodriguez has attracted the attention of the media and various publications for her charming and adorable personality on the show.
Her net worth as of 2019 was estimated at $32 million.