Jackie Cruz

Jackie Cruz is known as a Dominican–American actress, singer and former model. She is most famous for her role as Marisol "Flaca" Gonzales on the Netflix original series Orange Is the New Black.

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Background and Age

Jackie Cruz was born on August 8, 1986 in New York, New York. Cruz spent her youth moving between New York, Los Angeles, the Dominican Republic and Miami, and regularly says that she conveys a little bit of every city with her. Raised by her mom and her aunties, Cruz draws from the quality that enabled her to endure a close deadly auto crash that nearly left her incapacitated. Cruz defeated death with a cerebrum medical procedure, a state of insensibility and damaged lungs. She stayed fearless in her assurance not to let anything hinder her fantasy to turn into a musician. Jackie has enlivened undergrads around the nation with her story and conveyed her first TED Talk in the late spring of 2015.

Career and Net Worth

Jackie Cruz got her big break when she was selected to star as "Marisol 'Flaca' Gonzales" on Netflix's widely praised series, Orange Is the New Black. The series was created by Jenji Kohan who was first famous for creating the mom drug dealer show known as Weeds. Orage is the New Black proved to be a noteworthy hit, accumulating twelve Emmy Award nominations for its first season and aired the last season in July 2019.

In her career, Cruz has become a three-time SAG Award victor and was named one of the "Top Latino Powerhouses under 40" by The Hollywood Reporter in 2013, joining such recognized names as Eva Longoria, Selena Gomez, and Demi Lovato. Cruz was additionally included on Latina Magazine's 30 Under 30 List in 2015.

Through her voice, Jackie is making paved roads for the Latinas in media outlets. Jackie emphatically promotes the incorporation of Latina ladies so that young women that look like her can get encouraged.

Marriage, Husband and Kids

Jackie Cruz is openly bi-sexual and was once caught in the spotlight when her hot kissing scenes with Kourtney Kardashian was spilled in the media. This occurred at a club during a scene of Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami in 2009. At present, Jackie is dating an actor and artist Fernando Garcia and is viewed as the cutest couple by their adoring fans. Jackie ceaselessly posts pictures of them on her Instagram. The couple has routinely been seen showing up at public events and he has even appeared in Jackie's music videos on YouTube.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 8 Aug, 1986
Age: 34 yrs
Occupations: Actor
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Queens
Gender: Female
Description: Actress, musician and former model
Net Worth 2021: 3 million
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Last Modified: Oct 16 2020
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