Jackie Cruz

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Quick Timeline Of Jackie Cruz

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Husband : Fernando Garcia
Jackie Cruz Married To Fernando Garcia In 2020

If you're a follower of the NBC crime comedy-drama Good Girls, you'll know what I'm talking about. Then you're probably familiar with Rhea, a recurring character played by Jackie Cruz, a Dominican–American actress.

However, she made her breakthrough with the role of Marisol "Flaca" Gonzales in the series, Orange Is the New Black on Netflix. Apart from acting, she is a retired model and as well as a singer. Stick with us to find more about her.

Jackie Cruz Tied The Knot With Fernando Garcia in 2020

34 years old, Jackie Cruz is officially off the market. She walked down the wedding aisle with her long term boyfriend, Fernando Garcia on August 28, 2020. He is an actor and artist.

Jackie Cruz Married Her Seven Years Of Boyfriend, Fernando Garcia in 2020
Caption: Jackie Cruz Married Her Seven Years Of Boyfriend, Fernando Garcia in 2020
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The three-time SAG award winner and her beau Garcia said Yes I Do in the presence of the 12 guests. Their nuptials took place at El Costea a seafood restaurant in Oaxaca in Mexico. "You were always my light, even in my darkest moments...⁣", she captioned the wedding photo on her IG page. 

Before tying the knot, they announced their engagement in February. The two lovebirds first met each other at Rockwood Music in Manhattan. Ever since they have been together for over eight years. As of now, they have two pet dogs, Picasso and Elvis.

Acting and Music Career

During her high school, Jackie started working with the girl group named Krush Velvet. Then she debuts the extended play record Hollywood Gypsy, released independently in 2010. Moreover, she has released three successful singles named Don't Waste My Time (Ft. Feefa), Melly 16, and La Hora Loca. 

In 2019, she released an album named Hija de Chavez. On the other hand, she made her acting debut with the role Graciela in one episode of The Shield in 2007. Afterwards,  she played Mendez's Girlfriend character in My Own Worst Enemy in 2008.

Jackie Cruz in Orange Is the New Black
Snap: Jackie Cruz in Orange Is the New Black
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In 2009, Cruz joined herself in the 2 episodes of the TV series, Kourtney and Khloé Take Miami on the E!. However, she found stardom after portraying the role of Marisol "Flaca" Gonzales in Orange Is the New Black from 2013 to 2019. Also, she acted in Unforgettable, Blue Bloods, and Good Girls.

How Much is Jackie Cruz Net Worth in Early 2021?

The American actress and singer, Jackie Cruz has made a considerable amount of fortune throughout her professional career. Although her exact amount of net worth has not been disclosed, it is valued to be more than $1 Million, which is similar to Erika Henningsen and Marina Salas.

In the United States, the actress makes an average salary of $600,000 per year from acting in different films and TV series. So her payroll is also listed in the same range. Moreover, her starred film Tremors: Shrieker Island, released on October 20, 2020, has made $2,190,686 at the box office. 

 Jackie Cruz's Cover Photoshoot For Glamour Brasil
Photo: Jackie Cruz's Cover Photoshoot For Glamour Brasil
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Along with this, Cruz has endorsed the various brands including Kiehl’s, Casper, and DonJulio. Also, she works under the management named The Katz Company. As of April 2021, she has accumulated 1.6m followers on her Instagram account.

Bio and Early Life

The 175 cm tall Jackie Cruz was born on 8 August 1986 in New York, New York, the United States as Jacqueline Chavez. She was raised by a single mother whose name remains secret. She studied at the Alexander Hamilton High School in LA.

When she was 17, she left her mother's home and became a victim of a car accident. She did brain surgery after suffering a collapsed lung. As per her citizenship, she is American and is of Multiracial ethnicity. 

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