|Rosario Dawson Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||May 9, 1979|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Rosario Dawson is an American actress, voice actress, producer, and activist who has gained recognition with her roles in shows and movies like Seven Pounds, Eagle Eye, Rent, Sin City, Five, Cesar Chavez, Light It Up, A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints, Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, Josie and the Pussycats, Jane the Virgin, Briarpatch, and Gemini Division. For her role as Mimi Marquez in Rent (2005), she won the 2006 Satellite Award for “Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture”.
Isabel Rosario Dawson
New York City, New York, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States
Rosario went to The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute in West Hollywood, California to learn acting.
Actress, Singer, Writer, Voiceover Artist, Producer, Activist
- Father – Patrick C. Harris
- Mother – Isabel Celeste (Writer and Singer)
- Siblings – Clay Dawson (Younger Half-brother)
- Others – Greg Dawson (Stepfather) (Construction Worker), Isabel Quiñones (Maternal Grandmother)
She has been signed to –
- Creative Artists Agency (CAA)
- The Lede Company, Publicist, Beverly Hills, California, United States
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
60 kg or 132 pounds
Boyfriend / Spouse
Rosario Dawson has dated –
- Tracie Thoms – It is rumored that she hooked up with Emmy-nominated television, film, and stage actress and singer Tracie Thoms in the past.
- Jay-Z (2000) – Rapper Jay-Z had a fling with actress Rosario Dawson in 2000.
- Joshua Jackson (2002) – In 2002, Canadian actor Joshua dated Dawson. But they were engaged during this one year of dating.
- Colin Farrell (2004) – It was rumored that she had a fling with Irish actor Colin Farrell in 2004. They also co-starred in the 2004 inclusive epic historical drama film, Alexander.
- Jason Lewis (2004-2006) – American model and former S*x and the City star Jason Lewis and Rosario dated for about two years from 2004 until November 2006. During this time, they lived together in Los Angeles.
- Gerard Butler (2007) – In 2007, Scottish actor Gerard Butler and Rosario were RUMORed to be dating together as they were seen getting intimate during the promotion of the movie “300”.
- Mathieu Schreyer (2008-2011) – French DJ Mathieu and Dawson were romantically linked from early 2008 until May 2011. They were first found together shopping in Southern California in January 2008. Engagement RUMORs also went around at the time but neither of the party confirmed that.
- Otis Ferry (2011) – A British socialite Otis Ferry was RUMORed to be dating Rosario in 2011.
- Danny Boyle (2012-2013) – British film director Danny Boyle, then, dated actress Dawson for less than a year from July 2012 until March 2013, when he cast her in his 2013 film Trance.
- Michael Fassbender (2013) – She was RUMORed to be dating German actor Michael Fassbender in 2013.
- Eric André (2016-2017) – She started dating Eric André, a character actor, comedian, television host, writer, and producer, in September 2016 and they were together until November 2017.
- Cory Booker (2018-2022) – In 2018, she started dating politician Cory Booker. The couple separated in February 2022 after dating for almost 3 years.
Note – She adopted a girl named Lola Dawson (b. 2002) in 2014. Lola’s real name is Isabella.
Race / Ethnicity
She has Afro-Cuban and Puerto Rican ancestry on her mother’s side.
Mixed looks due to varied ancestry.
35-26-35 in or 89-66-89 cm
8 (US) or 40 (EU)
9 (US) or 39.5 (EU)
In 2011, she appeared in a Lexus CT 200h Funny Car commercial.
Best Known For
Playing Gail in the neo-noir crime action thriller Sin City film series in 2005 and 2014.
Dawson appeared in the 1995 American drama film Kids for her role as Ruby.
First TV Show
In 2003, Rosario appeared in hidden camera-practical joke reality television series Punk’d as herself in the 8th episode of season 1.
Rosario’s favorite exercise is Pilates. She starts her fitness routine with running, which is also good for singing as it expands the lungs.
When she is traveling, she gets less time for a workout. So, instead, she works out in the form of moving through the staircase, instead of the elevator, a lot of walking around the hotel, or sometimes morning jog with friends.
It is a must to have the right food before starting a workout to have the maximum and best results possible with your body. So, she advises having a mix of carbohydrates and proteins, at least 20 minutes before workout. Also, drink lots of water.
Rosario Dawson Favorite Things
- Hair Product – Tara Smith Feed the Root Conditioner
- Monument – Garden of the Rodin Museum
- Book – The Consolations of Philosophy (By Alain de Botton)
- Mouthwash – Listerine
- Fitness Gear – Reebok Zigtech Long Bra Top
- Dress – Diane von Furstenberg Silk Jersey Dress
Source – Shape.com
Rosario Dawson Facts
- Rosario was born when her mother was just sixteen years old.
- Rosario’s mom never married her biological father Patrick Harris. Instead, she married a construction worker named Greg Dawson, when Rosario was one year old. They separated in 2001.
- Rosario Dawson uses the surname of her stepfather, who didn’t give her birth but raised her as a loving father.
- She is also a fan of comic books and hence co-created a mini-comic book series Occult Crimes Taskforce in 2006.
- Comic book artist Gustavo Vazquez is her uncle.
- She produced the 2007 thriller film Descent under her own production house Trybe.
- Rosario is a big fan of the Star Trek franchise.
- She supported Bernie Sanders in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election.
- She has given her voice in the 2006 video game named Marc Eckō’s Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure to the character named Tina, and 2012 video game Syndicate to the character Lily Drawl.
- In November 2020, Rosario’s then-boyfriend, Cory Booker was re-elected to the New Jersey state Senate by defeating Rikin Mehta by 60% of the votes.
- She came out as a member of the LGBT community in February 2020.