Jackie Cruz Biography
Jackie Cruz is a famous singer, actress, and former model. She is best known for portraying a role of Marisol Flaca Gonzales on the Netflix original series, Orange Is The New Black. Before that, she used to work as a waitress at New York City Resturant Lavo.
Jackie Early Life and Career
Jackie was born on August 8, 1966, in Queens, New York City, United States but rose up between Los Angeles and in Santiago. Reviewing her nationality and ethnicity, she is a Dominican-American and belongs to white ethnicity. Similarly, she is fluent English and Spanish speaker.
Instagram: Jackie Cruz during her childhood;
At the beginning of her career, beautiful and multi-talented, Jackie worked with female singer group called Krush Velvet along with renown American scholar, William James Adam a.k.a Will.I.am. After working several months together, the debuted the extended play called Hollywood Gypsy in the year of 2010.
A year before that, she appeared on the E! television series, Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami. At that point, she worked with a renown American personality, Kourtney Kardashian. Likewise, she began to gain exposure after she was cast as Flaca in the series, Orange Is The New Black in 2013. She portrayed her role along with other actors including Jason Biggs, Michelle Hurst, Laura Prepon, and Taylor Schilling. Since then, she has been working on it.
Youtube: Jackie Cruz, Orange is the New Black short inspiring, tragedy, video;
Jackie Personal Life
31 years beautiful actress, Jackie currently seems to be dating her handsome boyfriend who is a bartender. Their relationship came into the eye of the most public after Jackie shared his photo on her Instagram.
Instagram: Jackie’s bartender Boyfriend;
The couple seems to be spending their time in several places as they also post their photos hanging out in different places.
Instagram: Jackie with her boyfriend, selfie time;
She drew the attention of many people after she kissed her lady friend Kourtney Kardashian in a night club with a flow of Katy Perry song, I Kissed A Girl. Her admirers were shocked after that incident. However, she addressed her rumors as false after posting a photo with her boyfriend. Similarly, in January 2016, she told afterallen.com that,
“I like the person whether it’s a woman—we don’t like to be labeled. I’m in a relationship with a man right now, but I’ve liked women in the past. So I guess we don’t want to be labeled. We don’t really talk about it, but the actions speak louder than words, am I right? So you’re seeing it. You’re living it.”
Jackie is currently focused on her career. Likewise, she also gives equals time to her dashing bartender boyfriend. Besides, in their relationship, she has not bruited to any love affairs.
Jackie Net worth
Diligent and Hardworking, Jackie Cruz earns a good amount of money from her multi-professions. Besides acting, she is also very much popular on social networking sites like Instagram and Twitter. As of 2017, her net worth and salary is under review but seeing her popularity, she must be making at around million dollars.