|Gabriela Spanic Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 8½ in|
|Date of Birth||December 10, 1973|
|Hair Color||Light Brown|
Gabriela Spanic is a Venezuelan actress, singer, dancer, and model who is best known for having been cast as Paola Bracho Montaner/Paola Bracho Martinez/Paulina Bracho Martinez in the Mexican romantic drama telenovela, La usurpadora, which has been one of the most popular telenovelas in the Spanish-speaking community. Some of her other roles came in shows and movies like Más allá de la usurpadora, Morena Clara, La otra cara del alma, Tierra de pasiones, Por tu amor, Soy tu dueña, La venganza, Quirpa de tres mujeres, and Decisiones.
Gabriela Helena Spanic Utrera
Caracas, Venezuela, Venezuela
México City, México
Gabriela Spanic attended Andrés Bello Catholic University for a year in Caracas and studied Psychology. However, she later dropped out to pursue her passion for acting.
Actress, Singer, Model, Dancer
- Father – Casimiro Španić
- Mother – Norma Utrera
- Siblings – Daniela Spanic (Twin Sister) (Model, Actress, TV Host), Patricia Spanic (Younger Sister), Antonio Spanic (Younger Brother)
Gabriela Spanic has been managed by Daniel Ferrer Cubillán.
5 ft 8½ in or 174 cm
56 kg or 123.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Gabriela Spanic has dated –
- José Ángel Llamas – She was in a relationship with retired Mexican actor José Ángel Llamas in the past.
- Miguel de Léon (1996-2003) – In February 1996, she started going out with actor Miguel de Léon and the duo got married the following year. However, their marriage ended in divorce in 2003.
- John Cusack (2003-2004) – She had a fling with American actor, producer, screenwriter, and political activist John Cusack between 2003 and 2004 after they met at a friend’s party in the Dominican Republic.
- Neil Perez (2008) – Gabriela Spanic was romantically involved with Neil Perez in the year 2008 and they have a son named Gabriel de Jesús (b. July 7, 2008).
- Frederico Lapenda (2009-2010) – Between April 2009 and March 2010, she had a short-termed romance with Brazilian director, producer, and visionary fight promoter Frederico Lapenda.
Race / Ethnicity
Mixed (White and Hispanic)
She is of Croatian descent on her father’s side and has Venezuelan ancestry on her maternal side.
- Raspy voice
- Curvy physique
Gabriela Spanic Facts
- She was crowned Miss Venezuela International in 1992.
- She co-starred as Valeria San Roman in the Spanish-language romantic action drama telenovela, Tierra de Pasiones, in 2006. This role won her the FAMAS Award for “Best Actress”.
- Gabriela has a pet snake named Cleopatra which she and her twin sister saved from being killed.
- Alongside Eduardo Capetillo, Michelle Vieth, Jorge Alberti, Sergio Kleiner, and Saby Kamalich, she co-starred as Alma Hernández in the Mexican telenovela, La otra cara del alma.
- In 2020, Gabriela Spanic appeared as a contestant on the Hungarian version of Dancing with the Stars.
Featured Image by Gabriela Spanic / Instagram