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She’s won a Golden Globe and is on one of the funniest comedies on TV. But just what do we know about “Jane The Virgin’s” Gina Rodriguez? Here’s some fun facts!
Making a Mark
She is determined to make the entertainment industry better for Latina actresses after her.
Turning Down Roles
Gina turned down a role on “Devious Maids” in order to wait for something else. Shortly after, she won the title role in “Jane The Virgin.”
Rodriguez is the youngest daughter of Puerto Rican parents. Her father Genard Rodriguez is a boxing referree.
Dancer At Heart
Unlike the character she portrays, Gina can Salsa Dance. At the age of seven, Rodriguez performed at the Salsa Dance camp Fantasia Juvenil.
At the age of 16, she was among 13 teens to be accepted into Columbia University’s Theatrical Collaboration.
Gina is a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of The Arts.
Rodriguez landed the recurring role of Beverly in the CBS soap, “The Bold And The Beautiful.”
Recording An Album
The “Jane The Virgin” and “Deepwater Horizon” star is working on an album.