Best known for her well liked characters such as struggling singer Majo Tenorio, who faces tradeoff between a newfound chance and loved ones, in the critically acclaimed musical drama film Filly Brown, determined intern Filly Brown in the 31 Daytime Emmy Awards winning widely viewed American soap Opera "The Bold and the Beautiful", and aspiring writer and teacher turned surrogate by accident Jane Gloriana Villanueva in the critically acclaimed American satirical romantic comedy drama television series "Jane the Virgin".
Born on July 30, 1984 in Chicago Illinois, US to a Puerto Rican couple as their youngest child, Gina has been performing since the age of seven. More precisely, she is originally a salsa dancer. Amazingly, she was even selected in Colombia University's Theatrical Collaboration when she was just 16. However, Gina switched her career choice and chose acting at the age of 17.
Fine Arts graduate from the Atlantic Theatre company, Gina is proud of her diverse heritage. Anyway, her ethnicity is Puerto Rican, but she also has Jewish and Catholic heritages.
Now moving on to her physique, Gina is not a tall woman with the height of 5.35 inches. However, she is definitely a sexy woman with a high physical sex appeal. Impressively, she enjoys a hot hourglass shape body of body measurements 36-26-38 inches.
Talking about her relationship status, Gina is reportedly dating House of Liars stars Ben Schwartz since early 2016. Nevertheless, there are several websites which are claiming that Ben and Gina enjoyed a moment to remember weekend date night in January 2016 at the Staples Center, where they enjoyed the Premier Boxing Champions fight between Danny Gracia and Robert Gurrero. Anyway, both Gina and Ben haven't verified this notion. So, we have to place this Ben and Gina's dating story in the rumor category.
Previously, she has dated Revenge actor Henri Esteve for over one year(2014-2015). It's really unclear why Henri and Gina went for an amicable broke up. However, their press release says they broke up because of their busy schedules.
Gina and Henri were generally described as a model couple back then. Not only that, the break up was a total surprise to Gina's fans, as Gina had praised Henri several times publicly for his good looks, honesty and supportive personality.
Anyway, Gina was the one who revealed to the world that she is dating someone really special at the 2015's Golden Globes Awards. She was in a euphoric mood at the event as she was not only in love with the mysterious man (probably Ben), but she was also proud of herself. If you may, she won the 2015 Golden Globe Awards in the Best Actress-Television Series Musical or Comedy category for her leading character in Jane the Virgin.
Last but not the least, she is a proud Latino. She is happy that she is doing roles that are not Latino stereotypes. In an interview, she said that she wan to portray woman who are likes her sisters. If you may,she has two sisters, one is an investment banker and the other is a doctor. Nevertheless, she
Furthermore; it's really interesting to see how Gina has transitioned to a next "IT" girl in a short period of time. Previously, Gina took several jobs including waitress and "twin specialist" to sustain herself and her acting intrest in the city. And now she is one the the rising stars. Impressively, her net worth is speculated to be in the range of 1 million to 2 million US dollars.
However, she is not only earning name and fame. Gina is also earning loads of praise and good wished from people all over the world for her support for various causes and charities works. More precisely, she serves in the Board of Directors of Hispanic Scholarship Fund and also acts as a partner of Naja, a 2014 found lingerie which vision is to help woman and the environment.
She has credited Naja's commitment to create lingerie for woman of all shapes. She says one should love their body and what they wear. As for Gina, she weighs 145lbs and isn't worried about her weight. Of course, she is health conscious and exercises in timely manner. However, she is not into the weight loss and model figure things. Generally, Gina is credited for her shapely body assets including meaty thighs, toned legs, winsome face and busty breasts and buttocks. Moreover, she has beautiful brown skin and well maintained wavy long brown hair. Nevertheless, she believes that one should always feel beautiful. She says you shouldn't have to be Jlo like beautiful to love yourself and feel that your are beautiful.
|Birth Date:||30 Jul, 1984|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Education:||New York University Tisch School of the Arts|
|Net Worth 2021:||5 million|