Penelope Cruz – Age, Height, Career, Biography, Wiki, Boyfriend, Net worth, Husband, Salary & more

Quick Info On Penelope Cruz

NamePenelope Cruz
Age47 Years
Height1.68 m
Net Worth$11 Million
Table of Contents
1. Biography / Wiki
2. Physical Appearance
3. Personal Life
4. Career
5. Family
6. Relationships and More

Penelope Cruz Biography/Wiki

Full NamePenelope Cruz
Date of Birth28 April 1974
Age47 Years
Birth PlaceSpain
School (s)Not Known
CollegeNot Known
QualificationWell Known Actress

Ask a movie buff what is common between the films, ‘Open Your Eyes’, ‘The Girl of Your Dreams’, ‘Vanilla Sky’ and ‘Blow’ and without a second to spare, out would come the reply, Penelope Cruz! A truly charismatic Spanish actor of substance, Penelope Cruz cruised her way to the big screen with her exceptional talent, captivating appeal and skilled approach. Right from a young age, she indulged in re-enacting actors which built the foundation to take up acting as a career option.

However, en-route pursuing her dreams, she faced a lot of rejections initially but did not lose her vision of becoming a top actress. Resultantly, all her hard work, willpower and determination paid off when she was cast in the movie, ‘Jamon, Jamon’ in 1992. Her artistic talent was recognized as she earned nominations for Best Newcomer and Best Actress in her debut year in Goya Award, Spain’s equivalent of Oscars. Thus, started a career that was destined for greater glories! After making her presence felt at the Spanish movie circles, she moved to Hollywood to make her mark at the world forum.

She earned critical acclaim and recognition for her work and became the first Spanish actress to be conferred upon with an Academy Award and a star at the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In the following lines, we have provided detailed sketch of her life, childhood and profile.

Physical Appearance Of Penelope Cruz

Height1.68 mts
168 cms
5 feet 8 inches
Weight49 Kg
MeasurementsBody Shape – Slim
Dress Size – Not Known
Shoe Size – 00
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Skin ColourWhite

Besides being a famous celebrity he is also a model, he is very possessive about about his health and body, Given above is the body measurement of Cruz.

Cruz is a Famous celebrity by profession and therefore needs to maintain a good psyche and health, talking about his exact weight as per reports its specified that his weight is 49kgs.

In Addition to the reports the estimated height of Cruz can be 6’2′ and he may weigh around 49kgs approximately.

Personal Life Of Penelope Cruz

Zodiac SignGemini
SignatureNot Known
Blood GroupNot Known
Food HabitsNot Known

Cruz has not kept himself away from the limelight. Even he is not far away from social networking sites like Instagram, Twitter, and so on.

Because of this, it has made us easy to track out the details about both her personal and professional life comprising, career and awards.


Her entry into the world of cinema wasn’t a rosy one as she faced rejection a number of times. However, not the one to give up, she persistently continued with her endeavour to bag herself a role.In 1989, she auditioned at a talent agency. Her first stint in front of the camera was for the Spanish pop group, ‘Mecano’ music video, ‘La Fuerza del Destino’. Following this, she was regularly featured on television throughout the 1990s decade.

In 2010, she made a cameo appearance in the film, ‘Sex and the City 2’ which was a sequel of the 2008 film, ‘Sex and the City’. Following year, she was a part of the cast for the fourth offering from the Pirates of the Caribbean film series.Her latest releases include, Woody Allen’s 2012 film ‘To Rome with Love’ and ‘A Matador’s Mistress’ released on demand via cable, satellite, telco and online. She is said to be working with Sergio Castellitto in his war tale, ‘Venuto al Mondo’.

‘Vanilla Sky’ marks the highpoint in her career graph. Cast opposite Tom Cruise, the film was very well received at the box office and earned a whopping $200 million worldwide. It went on to become her highest grossing film till date. She won the Empire Award for Best Actress for her role in Volver in 2006.In 2008, she was presented with the highly esteemed Academy Award and BAFTA Award in the category of Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of the character of Maria Elena in ‘Vicky Cristina Barcelona’.In 2011, she was presented star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. With this, she became the first ever Spanish actress to be conferred with the prestigious Star.


ParentsFather: N/A
Mother : Not Revealed
Husband/SpouseJavier Bardem

Cruz has not specified neither about his favorites nor about his personified selection of things. He prefers to keep his favorites profile low. We are on it to collect some more personified information about the same please stay connected with us.

Penelope Cruz Sanchez was the oldest of the three children born to Encarna Snchez and Eduardo Cruz. While her mother was a hairdresser and personal manager, her father was a retailer and auto mechanic.Raised as a Roman Catholic, young Cruz, she spent much of her childhood at her grandmother’s apartment. Often she indulged in playing acting games and re-enacting the commercials that left her friends and parents amused.As a child, she was interested in dancing and also attained training in the same.

For nine years, she took lessons in classical ballet at Spain’s National Conservatory. The dance lessons instilled in her focus, determination and discipline which came in handy in future.Her tryst with cinema started when she was ten. Her father brought home a Betamax machine on which the family watched movies together. The movie ‘Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!’ by Spanish director Pedro Almodvar, inspired her to take up acting professionally.

Relationships and more

She was in a romantic relationship with ‘Vanilla Sky’ co-star, Tom Cruise for three years, from 2001. However, the two separated ways in 2004. She began dating ‘Vicky Cristina Barcelona’ co-star Javier Bardem in 2007. The two tied the nuptial knot in 2010. The couple has been blessed with two children, Leonardo and Luna.She is close friends with Spanish director Pedro Almodvar. Acting apart, she owns a clothing line.

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