Who is Gina Rodriguez?

Gina Alexis Rodriguez is a big name in the entertainment industry. She is a professional American director as well as an actress. The fans of Jane the Virgin series know her as Jane Villanueva.

Quick Info
Celebrated NameGina Rodriguez
ProfessionActress, Director
Birth Date30th of July, 1984
Birth PlaceChicago, Illinois, U.S
Full NameGina Alexis Rodriguez
Star SignLeo
ParentsFather: Gino Rodriguez
Mother: Magali Rodriguez
Height5 feet 5 inches
Weight58 kg
Body Measurements36-27-37 inches
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
HusbandJoe LoCicero
Net Worth$5 million

Gina Rodriguez

Early Life

She was born on the 30th of July, 1984 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Gina is the youngest daughter of Puerto Rican parents Magali and Gino Rodriguez. Her father is a boxing referee. She has three sisters and an older brother. Furthermore, she was raised on Chicago’s Northwest Side in the Belmont Cragin neighbourhood. Rodriguez performed at the salsa dance company Fantasia Juvenil at the young age of seven. She attended high school at St. Ignatius College Prep as she was raised a Catholic. She danced Salsa until age 17.

Furthermore, she was among thirteen teenagers to be accepted into Columbia University‘s Theatrical Collaboration at the age of 16. Furthermore, she attended NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. She trained at the Atlantic Theater Company and Experimental Theatre Wing for four years. Later, she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2005. Furthermore, Rodriguez portrayed Frida Kahlo in the play called The Last Moments in the Life of Frida Kahlo in the world premiere of Casa Blue in the United Kingdom. She performed at the American Stage Theatre.

Gina Rodriguez


Gina’s debut movie was Calling it Quits, that released in 2008. She played the role of Day player in the movie. In the same year, she played the role of a neighbourhood girl in a short film titled Ten: Thirty-One. In 2009, she played only one movie titled Osvaldo’s for the role of Ana Daisy. Furthermore, she played a total of two movies in 2010 titled Our Family Wedding and a short movie titled Little Spoon. She then played the role of G in a 2011 movie Go for It!. Gina then played the role of Majo Tenorio in the movie Filly Brown in 2012. In the same year, she played the role of Ofelia Ramirez in California Winter. In 2013, she played a total of 5 movies. They are Interstate, Enter the Dangerous Mind, The Price We Pay, Sleeping with the fishes and Una Y Otra Ve.

Similarly, Gina played two movies in 2014 titled Since I Laid Eyes as Ilene and C’est Jane as Jane. She then did not play any movies in 2015 and then played two movies in 2016. She played the role of Natalia in Sticky Notes and Andrea Fleytas in Deepwater Horizon that year. In 2017, she played voice roles for two movies The Star and Ferdinand as Mary and Una respectively. The next year, Gina played a total of three movies titled Annihilation, Smallfoot and Sharon 1.2.3. In 2019, She played the role of Gloria Fuentes in Miss Bala. Furthermore, Gina played the role of Jenny in Someone Great. She was also the producer of the movie. She also played in another short movie titled Andy’s Song as Tavi. In 2020, she played the role of Melanie in movie Kajillionaire. Two of her movies are currently in post-production titled Scoob! (voice acting) and Awake.

Gina Rodriguez

Personal Information

Gina holds an American nationality. Standing at a height of 5 feet 5 inches, and weighing about 58 kg, she has been able to maintain her body fit and in shape along with the body measurements 36-27-37 inches. In addition, her dark brown eye colour and black hair make her look even more adorable.

Personal Life of Gina Rodriguez

Rodriguez revealed that she has suffered from Hashimoto’s disease, which is a thyroid condition, since the age of 19 in an interview. Rodriguez dated MMA fighter Joe LoCicero in 2016. They were engaged on the 7th of August, 2018. Furthermore, the couple married on the 5th of May, 2019.

Net Worth

Along with earning popularity, she has been able to earn a good amount of money. She has an estimated net worth of $5 million as of 2020.