Penelope Cruz

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Full Name Penelope Cruz
Age 46 Years Old
Nick Name Penelope Cruz
Gender Female
Famous As Actor
Birth Date April 28, 1974
Birth Place Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain

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Penelope Cruz Shoots Film in Cuba

Penelope Cruz is in Cuba to resume shooting Wasp Network film by French director Olivier Assayas, which will have its premiere this year. Cruz arrived Wednesday to Havana accompanied by her husband and scene partner Javier Bardem although they do not give further details about their stay. Her arrival coincides with that of the US actors Susan Sarandon, Owen Wilson, and Shailene Woodle, who these days visited the historical center and famous places in Havana such as the Boulevard of San Rafael and the Cuban Art Factory. Before this visit, Penelope was in Cuba in February with the Mexican Gael Garcia Bernal and the Cuban Ana de Armas, as confirmed on that occasion by the team in charge of processing their trip and hosting. The film will tell the story of Gerardo Hernandez, Fernando Gonzalez, Ramon Labañino, Antonio Guerrero, Rene Gonzalez, and Juan Pablo Roque, based on the book The Last Soldiers of the Cold War by Brazilian Fernando Morais.

Penelope Cruz's Birth Facts, Family, Parents, Siblings, Education, Birthday, Wiki and Childhood

Born in the Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain on 28 April 1974, Penelope Cruz holds Spanish nationality. Her ethnicity is also Spanish. Her birth name is Penelope Cruz Sanchez. She was born to Encarna Sanchez, a hairdresser, and personal manager, and Eduardo Cruz, a retailer and car mechanic, Penelope Cruz. She was raised in Alcobendas along with her two siblings named Monica and Eduardo as a Roman Catholic. From the very early age of life, Cruz was interested in acting and modeling which grew up along with her and was pictured as her passion. Concerning her education, she studies at New York School. Her zodiac sign is Taurus. At present, her age is 44, but her age will be 45 on her upcoming birthday on April 28 as of 2019. 

Penelope Cruz's Body Measurements

Penelope Cruz is a very beautiful actress with the perfect height of 5 feet 6 inches. Her body weighs 62 kg. She has dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. Moreover, her body measurements are 35-27-35 inches. Her bra size is 32C, dress size is 6 US and shoe size is 6.5 US. Her other body measurement will be updated soon. 

Career Journey of Penelope

  • Cruz made her acting debut in a music video for the Spanish pop group Mecano's song "La Fuerza del Destino" in 1989.
  • She hosted the Spanish TV channel Telecinco's talk show La Quinta Marcha between 1990 and 1991.  
  • She also played in the "Elle et Lui" episode of an erotic French TV series called "Serie rose" in 1991, where she appeared nude.
  • She made her feature film debut as the lead female role in the comedy drama art house film, Jamon, jamon.
  • For her performance, Cruz was nominated for a Spanish Actors Union Newcomer Award and a Goya Award for Best Actress. 
  • She then appeared in the Academy-Award-winning Belle Epoque as the virginal Luz.
  • In 1997, Cruz appeared in the Spanish comedy film Love Can Seriously Damage Your Health. 
  • In 1997, she appeared in the opening scene of Pedro Almodovar's Live Flesh.
  • She then started to taste the experience of success and played certain hit movies like Cameron Crowe’s ‘Vanilla Sky’ as a love interest of Tom Cruise’s character, Sofia Serrano, ‘Blow’ in which she played the role of Johny Depp’s Character along with ‘All the Pretty Horses’ and ‘Captain Corelli’s Mandolin’. 
  • She made immense popularity through her work with some of the world’s most versatile actors like Tom Cruise and Johny Depp.
  • She appeared alongside her good friend Salma Hayek in the 2006 Western comedy film, Bandidas.
  • In 2007, she appeared in the lead female role in "Manolete".
  • She also appeared in The Good Night, playing two characters, Anna and Melody.
  • In 2008, she appeared in Isabel Coixet's film Elegy.
  • Her only film of 2010 was Sex and the City 2.
  • In 2012, she appeared in the first ever Nintendo commercial to promote New Super Mario Bros. 2 and the Nintendo 3DS XL in which she played the role of Mario in the ad.
  • In 2015, Cruz co-produced and starred in the Spanish drama film Ma Ma. 
  • Her first film of 2016 was the American comedy, Zoolander 2 and later appeared in The Queen of Spain, Loving Pablo, Murder on the Orient Express (2017) and more. 
  • In 2018, she made her television debut by co-starring in the role of Donatella Versace in the second season of the FX anthology series American Crime Story entitled The Assassination of Gianni Versace. For which she received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie.
  • Then, she appeared on the Spanish-language psychological thriller film Everybody Knows.
  • She was also ranked #23 on the ‘102 Sexiest Women in the World’, ‘Esquire magazine’s Sexiest Woman Alive in 2014’, ‘ Academy Award’, ‘2,436th Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame’, ‘Acting Oscar’, two ‘Oscar-winning Best Foreign Language Films’ and is also known for her film ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)’.

Penelope Cruz's Salary and Net Worth ($55 Million)

Penelope has a net worth of $55 million but her salary is not revealed yet. Her primary source of earning is from her acting career. She is satisfied with her earnings. 

Penelope Cruz's Personal Life, Children, Dating, Sexual Orientation

Penelope Cruz is a married woman. She was married to her longtime boyfriend Javier Bardem who is a Spanish actor. They started having an affair since 2007 and they met for the first time on the sets of Jamon in the year 1992. The couple got married in July 2007. Their wedding was a private affair and the guests were their close friend and family only. They have also two children: Luna Encinas Cruz (daughter) and Leo Encinas Cruz (son) as a sign of their love life. As of today, the couple is living a happy life. 

Previously, she was in a relationship with one of the ‘Most Sexiest Man Alive’ Tom Cruise and Matthew McConaughey. 

Penelope Cruz's Social Media Platform

Penelope Cruz is very active on Facebook and Instagram. She has more than 69k followers on Facebook and 2.5 million followers on Instagram.