Gina Rodriguez

American actress

Gina Alexis Rodriguez-LoCicero[1][2] (née Rodriguez; born July 30, 1984)[3][4] is an American actress. She is known for her role as Jane Villanueva in The CW satirical romantic dramedy series Jane the Virgin (2014–2019).[5]

Gina Rodriguez
Rodriguez at the 2014 PaleyFest
Gina Alexis Rodriguez

(1984-07-30) July 30, 1984 (age 39)
Alma materNew York University
Years active2004–present
Joe LoCicero (m. 2019)
Parent(s)Magali Martinez
Gino Rodriguez

She also starred in Deepwater Horizon (2016), Ferdinand (2017), Annihilation (2018), Smallfoot (2018), Miss Bala (2019), Someone Great (2019) and Scoob! (2020).

Born in Chicago, she was raised in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood of the city.


  1. Rodriguez, Gina, answering "Alexis" in response to user SummerLovesPLL: @HereIsGina (December 3, 2015). "We know Jane's middle name is Gloriana but what's yours" (Tweet). Archived from the original on March 12, 2017 – via Twitter.
  2. Rodriguez, Gina says “My middle name is Alexis, so we’re best friends.” before reading off someone named Alexis’ tweet:@CWJaneTheVirgin (June 1, 2016). "Who wouldn't want to hang out w/ @HereisGina? See her on the latest #JaneTheVirgin now" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  3. "Gina Rodriguez (1984–)". Retrieved August 29, 2017.
  4. Goncalves, Stephanie (July 30, 2013). "Interview: "Filly Brown" Actress Gina Rodriguez Talks Her FOX Pilot "Wild Blue" and Shattering Hollywood Stereotypes". Complex. Retrieved December 18, 2013.
  5. "Jane the Virgin's Gina Rodriguez: Winning CW's First Golden Globe 'Meant Everything'". TVLine. Archived from the original on December 25, 2015. Retrieved January 14, 2016.