Know About Gina Rodriguez; Movies, Age, Husband, Boyfriend, Height

Published Date: 02 Aug, 2019 Updated date: 02 Aug, 2019 By Celebs Podium

It has not been long since Gina Rodriguez decided to share the wedding vows with her MMA fighter boyfriend, Joe LoCicero. Gina and Joe commenced their romantic relationship back in 2016.

Gina Rodriguez is best known for her award-winning lead role in The CW satirical romantic-dramedy series, Jane the Virgin. Besides, she marks appearance in various movies and TV shows.

Gina Rodriguez Bio; Age, Sister, Height

The 35-years-of-age actress was born with the name Gina Alexis Rodriguez on 30 July 1984, to Puerto Rican parents, Magali and Gino Rodriguez, a boxing referee. She was raised in her hometown of Chicago, Illinois as the youngest of three daughters. Her older sister, Ivelisse Rodriguez holds profession as an investment banker while Rebecca Rodriguez is a doctor. Gina also has an older brother in her family.


Gina Rodriguez with her older sister Ivelisse Rodriguez during the Golden Globe Awards 2015 (Picture: People)

5 feet and 3 inches (1.61 m) tall in height, Gina grew up in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on Chicago’s Northwest Side. She attended high school at St. Ignatius College Prep. Later on, she enrolled at the NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. Subsequently, Gina trained for four years at the Atlantic Theatre Company and Experimental Theatre Wing and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2005.

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Career, Net Worth

The gorgeous and talented actress enjoys a compelling net worth of $5 Million. She has earned quite a lot of fortune for her central role of Jane Gloriana Villanueva in the dramedy and satirical series, Jane the Virgin (2014-2019).


Gina Rodriguez as Jane Gloriana Villanueva on Jane the Virgin (Picture: IMDB)

Gina ringed her acting debut appearing in an episode of Law & order in 2004. Her big-screen breakthrough came in 2012, in the independent musical-drama film, Filly Brown. She has starred in plenty of notable films like Deepwater Horizon (2016), Ferdinand (2017), Annihilation (2018), and Someone Great (2019). She is set to voice in upcoming animated comedy flick Scoob, in 2020.

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The actress also marks her dominance in the TV world with The Bold and the Beautiful (2011-12), Big Mouth (2018-19), and Carmen Sandiego (2019-present).  

Gina Rodriguez’s Boyfriend-Turned-Husband

Gina Rodriguez is leading a happy married life! She enjoys the resounding company of her actor, model, and MMA fighter husband, Joe LoCicero. The couple decided to walk down the aisle together on 4 May 2019. They started dating after crossing each other’s path on the set of Jane the Virgin in 2016. Subsequently, the pair confirmed their engagement in an interview with the Us Weekly on 7 August 2018.

Gina shares some glimpses of her wedding with Joe LoCicero on 6 May 2019 (Video: Gina’s Instagram)

Before Joe, Gina had a year-long relationship with the Cuban-American actor, Henri Esteve. The acting pair started their romance in 2014 before deciding to part ways in 2015.

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Some Interesting Facts About Gina Rodriguez

  • She was interested in salsa as a kid and performed at the salsa dance company, Fantasia Juvenil, at the age of seven.
  • Gina bagged a Golden Globe Award for her role in Jane the Virgin, in 2015.
  • Gina has revealed that her dream role is to play a superhero.  
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