Penélope Cruz Sánchez, commonly known as Penélope Cruz, is a Spanish actress and model. She was born on April 28, 1974, at Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain. Penélope Cruz age is 47 years old. Penélope Cruz height is 5 feet 6 inches or 168 centimeters. Penélope Cruz weight is 137 pounds or 62 kilograms. Her measurements are 35-27-35 and she wears a 32C bra size. She has a buxom figure. She has long voluptuous brown hair and her eyes are dark brown. Penélope Cruz shoe size is 6.5 (US) and her dress size is 6 (US). Penelope Cruz net worth in 2021 is $75 million.
At first, Cruz concentrated on dance, having considered traditional artful dance for nine years at Spain’s National Conservatory. She took three years of Spanish dance preparing and four years of theater at Cristina Rota’s school. Cruz also had several dance courses in New York.
Penélope Cruz father name is Eduardo Cruz, who was a retailer and car mechanic; and her mother name is Encarna Sánchez, who is a hairdresser and personal manager. Cruz has two younger siblings: Eduardo and Mónica who is also an actress. Furthermore, she has a half-sister from her dad’s side named Salma.
She was named Penélope after a song by Joan Manuel Serrat.
House and Car Collection
Penélope Cruz owns several luxury cars such as a Range Rover, and Alfa Romeo and a Mercedes Benz. Additionally, she owns a Nissan of $200,000. Her car collection costs approximately $1 million.
Furthermore, she owns a luxury home in Span that costs $2.2 million approximately.
Penélope Cruz first role was in the film Jamón jamón (1992). She received many positive reviews thanks to her role as Silvia in this film and she was widely regarded both in Europe and America. Later on, her relationship with the director Pedro Almodóvar started when she had a minor role in the movie Carne Trémula (1997). Furthermore, she made the movie Abre Los Ojos (1997) which was later remade by Cameron Crowe. Cruz also was part of this remade called Vanilla Sky (2001) co-featuring Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz and Kurt Russell.
In 1999, she worked with Almodóvar once again when she made All About My Mother and two years later she was part of the film Blow. Four years later, Cruz starred next to Matthew McConaughey in the film Sahara (2005). In 2006, she starred in the movie Bandidas next to Salma Hayek. She met with Almodóvar once again when they did the movie Volver (2007). In 2009, she appeared in the film Broken Embraces.
Most recently, Cruz appeared in the movies The Counselor (2013) co-featuring Michael Fassbender, Cameron Diaz, Javier Bardem, Brad Pitt; and Zoolander 2 (2016) co-featuring Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Justin Theroux. Penélope is part of the TV show The Assassination of Gianni Versace, here she plays the role of Donatella Versace.
She is the spokesperson of the French brand L’Oréal since 2006.
Penelope Cruz has won various honors for her work in films, including an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress, three Goya awards, two European Film Awards, a Best Actress Award at the Cannes Film Festival and some more. She is Spain’s first female performing artist to ever win an Oscar and is presently thought to be one of the world’s best on-screen celebrities.
Penélope Cruz Net Worth 2021
Penelope Cruz net worth in 2021 is estimated at $75 million. Her net worth saw a rise of 23% in the last few years. The net worth of Penélope Cruz includes remuneration from movies, modeling jobs, and brand advertisement.
She met Bardem in the set of the movie Jamón Jamón but they didn’t start dating until 2007. They got married in 2010 in a private ceremony in The Bahamas. Cruz and Bardem have two kids together: Leonardo and Luna.
Some Interesting and Unknown Facts About Penélope Cruz
- She is known as the “Spanish Enchantress”.
- She is a really good friend of the Mexican actress Salma Hayek.
- Cruz likes to keep stray cats.
- Knows how to speak Italian.
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