Gina Rodriguez Height Weight Body Statistics

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Born Name

Virginia Ernestine Rodriguez

Nick Name

Gina, Cutz

Gina Rodriguez at 2015 iHeartRadio Music Awards
Gina Rodriguez at 2015 iHeartRadio Music Awards

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Nationality

American

Education

Rodriguez went to St. Ignatius College Prep in Chicago, Illinois.

At 16, Gina entered Columbia University‘s Theatrical Collaboration. Then, she was enrolled into New York University‘s Tisch School of the Arts.

In 2006, she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree after completing 4 years of training at Atlantic Theater Company and Experimental Theatre Wing.

Occupation

Actress

Family

  • Father – Genaro Rodriguez (Retired Professional Boxing Referee)
  • Mother – Magali Rodriguez
  • Siblings – Ivelisse Rodriguez Simon (Oldest Sister) (Investment Banker), Rebecca Rodriguez (Older Sister) (Doctor)

Manager

Intellectual Artists Management

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 3½ in or 161 cm

Weight

58 kg or 128 pounds

Boyfriend / Spouse

Gina Rodriguez dated –

  1. Henri Esteve (2014-2015) – From September 2014 to September 2015, the actors Gina and Henri dated each other.
  2. Ben Schwartz (2016-2017) – In January 2016, actors Gina and Ben Schwartz were seen together enjoying a boxing match in Los Angeles. They were rumored to be dating together for a year until 2017.
  3. Joe LoCicero (2016-Present) – Actor and model, Joe LoCicero first met Gina in 2016 while filming an episode of “Jane the Virgin”. But, they started dating 6 months later when they met again in the gym. In December 2016, the couple made their relationship official by posting a picture on Instagram with elephants in Thailand. In January 2017, the duo was seen publicly together for the first time during SAG Awards 2017. In August 2018, Gina confirmed her engagement with Joe to People magazine. They are going strong as of now.
Gina Rodriguez and Henri Esteve
Gina Rodriguez and Henri Esteve

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial

Her parents are Puerto Rican while also having Jewish heritage in her family.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Her eyes are like an Asian
  • Marks on her face
Gina Rodriguez at 2015 Golden Globe Awards
Gina Rodriguez at 2015 Golden Globe Awards

Brand Endorsements

She was announced as Kipling‘s brand ambassador in April 2015.

Religion

She was raised Catholic.

Best Known For

Playing the lead role as Jane Villanueva in The CW’s romantic comedy-drama series Jane the Virgin.

Gina is also known for playing Majo Tonorio in the 2012 film Filly Brown.

First Film

She debuted with 2008 film Calling It Quits for her role as dayplayer.

First TV Show

In 2004, Gina played the role as Yolanda in the NBC police procedural and legal drama series Law & Order in just one episode entitled “Enemy.”

Personal Trainer

As Gina’s dad was a referee in boxing, she grew up in boxing. She now likes boxing too much. Here is a video of her boxing session, which she posted on Instagram.

A video posted by Gina Rodriguez (@hereisgina) on

Boxing is not just her only workout. She keeps bringing variations in it. In October 2015, she ran a half-marathon in San Francisco for which she did lots of running.

While working out, she doesn’t listen to pumped up music. Soft music does the trick for her.

Gina Rodriguez Favorite Things

SourceHealth, The Latin Kitchen

Gina Rodriguez at "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" premiere in December 2015
Gina Rodriguez at “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” premiere in December 2015

Gina Rodriguez Facts

  1. When she was 7, Gina was performing at Fantasia Juvenil, a salsa dance company. She did salsa dancing until 17.
  2. Since 19, she had suffered from a thyroid condition.
  3. Gina’s education at NYU Tisch School Of Arts was funded by her older sister, Ivelisse.
  4. She always lives by the mantra “I can and I will.”
  5. She has a pooch named, Casper.
  6. Her retired professional boxing referee dad always wanted to have a son and name him Genaro, Jr, but he got her [Gina] instead. Hence, she has been named, Gina.
  7. Her best Halloween costume ever was Willy Wonka.
  8. Gina (along with Josh Peck and Ludacris) hosted the Teen Choice Awards 2015.
  9. Visit her official website @ hereisgina.com.
  10. Join Gina on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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