July 30, 1984
36 years old
U.S. - Puerto Rico
5 ft 3½ in | 161 cm
36-27-37 in | 91.5-69-94 cm
58 kg | 128 pounds
8 US | 38.5 EU
Gina Alexis Rodriguez-LoCicero was born in Chicago, Illinois, United States, on July 30, 1984, is an American-Puerto Rican actress.
Young Gina Rodriguez first started performing with salsa dance company Fantasia Juvenil, at the age of 7.
She made her big screen debut in drama movie Calling It Quits (2014) in role as Day player.
She got her television debut in NBC police procedural and legal drama series Law & Order (2012) in episode "Enemy", in role as Yolanda.
Her breakthrough performance came as Majo Tenorio in drama film Filly Brown (2011).
Awake (2021) science fiction thriller in role as Jill, opposite Jennifer Jason Leigh and Frances Fisher
She won the Imagen Award for Best Actress - Feature Film and a ALMA Award for Achievement in Film for her role as Majo Tenorio in drama movie Filly Brown (2011).
She was nominated for the Imagen Award for Best Supporting Actress - Feature Film for her role as Gina in drama musical movie Go for It! (2011).
She was nominated for the Imagen Award for Best Actress/Supporting Actress - Feature Film for her performance as Alexis Fish in comedy movie Sleeping with the Fishes (2013).
California Winter (2012) drama opposite Michael Ironside, Rutina Wesley and Erick Avari
Enter the Dangerous Mind (2013) psychological thriller with Jake Hoffman, Thomas Dekker and Scott Bakula
Sticky Notes (2016) drama opposite Ray Liotta, Rose Leslie and Justin Bartha
Deepwater Horizon (2016) disaster with Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell and John Malkovich
She voiced Mary in animated Christian comedy film The Star (2017) and Una in animated comedy adventure movie Ferdinand (2017).
Annihilation (2018) science fiction horror opposite Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Tessa Thompson
Miss Bala (2019) action thriller with Ismael Cruz Córdova and Anthony Mackie
Someone Great (2019) romantic comedy opposite Brittany Snow, DeWanda Wise and Lakeith Stanfield
Kajillionaire (2020) comedy drama with Evan Rachel Wood, Debra Winger and Richard Jenkins
She voiced Velma Dinkley in animated mystery comedy film Scoob! (2020) and Kolka in animated musical comedy movie Smallfoot (2018).
She won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy for her role as Jane Villanueva in The CW romantic comedy drama and satirical telenovela Jane the Virgin (2014-2019).
Army Wives (2010) Lifetime drama series in role as Marisol Evans
She had recurring role as Beverly in CBS soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful (2011-2012).
She voiced Gina Alvarez in animated coming-of-age sitcom Big Mouth (2018- )
She voiced Carmen Sandiego in Netflix animated action adventure series Carmen Sandiego (2019-2021).
Diary of a Future President (2020- ) Disney+ comedy drama series in role as Future President Elena, also executive producer
Attended the St. Ignatius College Prep in Chicago, Illinois.
Studied at the Columbia University‘s Theatrical Collaboration and the New York University‘s Tisch School of the Arts.
Graduated from the Atlantic Theater Company and Experimental Theatre Wing (2005), with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.
Has two oldest sisters, Ivelisse Rodriguez Simon and Rebecca Rodriguez and an older brother.
Has Puerto Rican and Jewish ancestry.
She directed 3 episodes of telenovela Jane the Virgin.
Good friends with DeWanda Wise.
She played Frida Kahlo in world premiere of "Casa Blue: The Last Moments in the Life of Frida Kahlo," at the American Stage Theatre.
She won the Young Hollywood Award for Rising Star of the Year in 2014.
She owns production company, I Can & I Will Productions.
She was honored with Eva Longoria Foundation Award for Activism in 2018.
She dated Ben Schwartz (2016).
Has been engaged to Henri Esteve (2015).
She started dating actor and model Joe LoCicero in 2016, the couple got married in 2019.