Quick Facts of Penélope Cruz Sánchez

  • Full NamePenélope Cruz Sánchez
  • Date of Birth28 April, 1974
  • Nickname Penélope Cruz
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceAlcobendas, Madrid, Spain
  • Ethnicity Mixed
  • Religion Roman Catholic
  • ProfessionActress, model
  • Nationality Spainese
  • Active Year1989–present
  • Eye colour Brown
  • Hair colour Brown
  • BuildSlim
  • SpouseJavier Bardem (m. 2010)
  • Height1.68 m
  • Weight54 kg
  • Body Measurement34-27-35 inches
  • EducationCristina Rota’s in New York School
  • Online PresenceTwitter, Facebook, and Instagram
  • Children2
  • Horoscope Taurus
  • Net Worth$55 million
Penelope Cruz

Short Description of Penelope Cruz:

The Spanish Beauty Penelope Cruz, born as Penélope Cruz Sánchez is a well-known Spanish actress and model, best known as Maria Elena in the 2008 film Vicky Cristina Barcelona.

For the film, she received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Apart from it, Cruz has appeared as a lead actress in the films Volver, Vanilla Sky, Blow, Zoolander 2 and All the Pretty Horses.

Cruz was born in the year 1974 and enjoys her birthday every April 28. Penelope has a Spainese nationality and belongs to the mixed ethical group. Her Zodiac sign is Taurus and she has reached the age of 43 years.


Early Life and Education:

Talking about her early life, Penelope was born as Penélope Cruz Sánchez on 28 April 1974 in Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain. Cruz is the daughter of Eduardo Cruz (a retailer and auto mechanic) and a hairdresser, Encarna Sánchez. She grew up with her younger sister, Monica Cruz, an actress and a younger brother, Eduardo, a singer.

Regarding her education, Penelope joined Spain’s National Conservatory to study traditional ballet and later enrolled in Cristina Rota’s in New York School, for Spanish ballet for three years and four years in theater.



After Penelope won the audition over more than three hundred other girls at a talent agency at the age of 15, in the year 1989, Cruz started her professional career. She appeared in a video by, the Spanish pop group Mecano, entitled “La Fuerza del Destino”.

Penelope Cruz has also hosted a talk show titled La Quinta Marcha on Spanish TV channel Telecinco between the year 1990 to 1997. In 1992, Penelope debut in a film Jamon.

After that, she has appeared in numerous films and series like The Greek Labyrinth, Love Can Seriously Damage Your Health, Open Your Eyes, Blow, Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, The Good Night, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, The Queen of Spain, Everybody Knows and much more.


Personal Life:

Penelope Cruz is a married woman and she has been married to her long-term boyfriend, actor Javier Barden in early 2010. The couple has two children a son named Leonard and a daughter named Luna.

Previously, she has dated actor Tom Cruise for four long years. Penelope donates some amount of money to charity and she believes in breastfeeding and publicly advocates of the cause. Penelope has straight sexual orientation.


Statistics and Net Worth:

Talking about her physical features, Penelope has a slim body type that measures 34-27-35 inches and requires 34B bra size. She is right-handed and has a height of 1.68 m tall with a mass of 54 Kg.

Penelope has brown hair and eyes colors. Her net worth is $55 million and Curz is active on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.


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