Facts of Penelope Cruz
|Full Name||Penelope Cruz|
|Birth Name||Penélope Cruz Sánchez|
|Profession||Actress and Model|
|Birth City||Alcobendas, Community of Madrid|
|Father Name||Eduardo Cruz|
|Mother Name||Encarna Sánchez|
|No Of Children||2|
|Filmography||Vanilla Sky,Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides,Volver,Vicky Cristina Barcelona,Blow,American Crime Story,Our Planet,Tracey Ullman's State of the Union|
|Education||Escuela de Interpretación de Cristina Rota and Madrid Royal Conservatory|
|Date of Birth||April 28,1974|
Penelope Cruz is a popular Spanish actress and model best known for playing the role of Sofia Serrano in the movie Vanilla Sky.
Similarly, she is also famous as Raimunda on the film Volver. She has also worked in movies such as Vicky Cristina Barcelona and Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.
Net Worth And Salary
45-year-old Penelope Cruz is estimated at $55 million as of 2019. All of her earnings are collected from her eminent acting and modelling career.
In 2001, she received a $2,000,000 salary from the film Vanilla Sky.
On the other hand, she earned $1,600,000 from an appearance on Sahara in 2005. A year later, she gathered $2 million of salary as the face of L'Oreal cosmetics.
As of 2019, Penelope Cruz lives in Madrid, Spain whose value is not less than a million. Prior to this, Cruz purchased a lavish mansion in Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles for $250,000.
The estate features 3,334 square feet, three bedrooms, and four bathrooms. The villa was on a market price of $2.88 million, and in 2010 it was listed for $3.695 million. Finally, she sold the property for $3.15 million in 2011.
Raised By Salesperson And Hairdresser Parents
Penelope Cruz aka Penélope Cruz Sánchez was born on April 28, 1974, in Alcobendas, Community of Madrid, Spain. Her father Eduardo Cruz is a salesperson and mother Encarna Sánchez is a hairdresser.
Her sister, Monica Cruz, is an actress while her brother, Eduardo Cruz, is a popular singer.
Regarding her education, Penelope attended Escuela de Interpretación de Cristina Rota and Madrid Royal Conservatory.
Penelope Cruz has been married to an actor Javier Bardem since July 2010.
To date, the couple is happily living their conjugal life and shares two children named Luna Encinas Cruz and Leo Encinas Cruz.
Began Career As A Model
5 feet 6 inches tall Penelope Cruz began her career as a model when she was only 15 years old in 1989. She then has been contributing to a modelling and acting field.
In 1992, Cruz made a professional debut as an actress in 1992 with the film Jamón Jamón. Then she worked in films like Belle Epoque, Open Your Eyes, The Girl of Your Dream, and Woman on Top.
Finally, in 2001, the actress grabbed the limelight after playing Sofia Serrano in the film Vanilla Sky along with the stars like Tom Cruise, Kurt Russell, Jason Lee, Noah Taylor, and Cameron Diaz. After that, she began getting offers for more movies and acted in the selective ones.
Here are some lists of Spanish actress' few commercials films along with its box office collections.
|Movies||Budget||Box Office Earning|
|Woman on Top||$8 million||$10.2 million|
|Vanilla Sky||$68 million||$203.4 million|
|Captain Corelli's Mandolin||$57 million||$62,112,895|
|Blow||$53 million||$83.3 million|
|Gothika||$40 million||$141.6 million|
|Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides||$410.6 million (gross), $378.5 million (net)||$1.046 billion|
|Murder on the Orient Express||$55 million||$352.8 million|
Additionally, she is a part of TV series American Crime Story, Our Planet, Tracey Ullman's State of the Union, and Framed.
Brand Endorsements And Instagram Earning
The stunning model Cruz has appeared in various TV commercials. She has promoted several brands such as Freixenet Cava, Ralph Lauren Glamourous, Lux Super Rich (Japan), and Coca-Cola.
Additionally, Penelope also has a deal with The ONE Campaign, L’Oreal hairspray, Nespresso, and New Super Mario Bros. 2. Likewise, she is also featured in print ads of L'Oreal, Sean by Sean Combs clothing line, and Tresor Perfume by Lancome.
As of November 2019, Cruz has 4.9 million followers, with an engagement rate of 1.66% on Instagram. As per the Influencer Market Hub, she earns $9,828 to $16,380 per sponsor post.
One Of The Supporters Of UNICEF
Similarly, Penelope has been supporting charitable foundations and organisations such as 21st Century Leaders, Global Green, PETA, Red Cross, The Art of Elysium, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Whatever It Takes, and many more.