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Gina Rodriguez is known as an American actress. She is most famous for her starring role in CW's 'Jane the Virgin'.

Background and Age

Gina Alexis Rodriguez was born on July 30, 1984 in Chicago, Illinois. She was the most youthful of three sisters. Her Puerto Rican guardians raised her on the Northwest Side of the city, and from an extremely youthful age, she started taking salsa dancing exercises and went pro. After high school, she registered with the Tisch School of the Arts at NYU and graduated in 2005. It was during her initial acting career that she was hit with Hashimoto's sickness which is a thyroid condition. It made her weight swell at 19. Nonetheless, she had the option to control it, first through drugs, and eventually through life changes.

Married, Husband and Kids

Rodriguez got married to her long-term sweetheart, Joe LoCicero, in July 2018. Before her married life, Gina dated Henri Esteve, a Cuban-American actor from 2014 to 2015 and after their separation, the stunning actress started her romantic association with her future husband, Joe LoCicero, an American actor best known for his roles in films including Cop Chronicles and Spaghettiman.

The two have been dating since 2016 and have shared selfies and paramount pictures of their relationship on Instagram. In 2017, the honor winning actress brought her beau Joe as her date to the SAG Awards.

Career and Net Worth

Starting in 2004, Rodriguez showed up on popular shows like Law and Order. She caught up in the acting world with parts in Army Wives, The Mentalist, and a repetitive role on The Bold and the Beautiful in 2011. It was her encapsulation of hip-hop character Majo Tenorio in the outside the box musical Filly Brown that drew praise from commentators and raised her status as an actress in 2012. Subsequent to appearing in Sleeping With the Fishes in 2013, Rodriguez had a chance to be thrown in Lifetime's Devious Maids. She felt that the role was too stereotypical and passed it up because she didn't want to be typecast as a typical Latina actress. She eventually landed the lead role in Jane the Virgin which blew up her career.

The accomplishment of Jane the Virgin was coordinated with Rodriguez's Golden Globe win for Best Actress in a Television Series Musical or Comedy in 2015 and her acknowledgment speech about the significance of her portrayal turned into a web sensation. In July 2019, Jane the Virgin came to an end but the fans were happy with the way the show finished.

Date modified: May 26, 2020
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