Adriana Barraza

Inside Biography

Academy Award-nominee Adriana Barraza is a Mexican actress-director and acting teacher who rose to prominence as Amelia Hernandez in the psychological drama film Babel

Similarly, she is also popular for her work in films and television series like Drag Me to Hell, Thor, Mujer, Casos de la Vida Real, and Silvana sin Iana

Early Life & Childhood Of Barraza

Adriana Barraza was born on 5th March 1956 in Toluca, Estado de Mexico, Mexico to Celia Gonzalez Flores and Eduardo Barraza Carral. As of 2021, she is 65 years old. 

CAPTION: A picture of Adriana Barraza in her teen age SOURCE: Rambo Fandom

Likewise, Barraza grew up alongside her siblings named: Maria Eugenia Barraza, Eduardo, Porfirio, and Jose Barraza. Following her high school graduation, she learned acting through Fine Arts School at the Autonomous University of Chihuahua. 

How Rich Is Adriana As Of 2021?

Barraza began her acting journey in 1985. Since then, she has starred in numerous films and TV shows and has earned thousands of dollars. According to various sources, her net worth is estimated at around $1 million as of 2021. 

During the initial stage of her career, she guest-starred in drama shows like Mujer, Casos de la Vida Real, Bajo un Mismo Rostro, La Paloma, and many more. 

In 1994, she joined the cast of Mexican telenovela Imperio de cristal as Flora. She appeared in the show until 1995 alongside Rebecca Jones, Alejandro Camacho, and Maria Rubio. 

She then went and starred in TV shows like La culpa, Alguna vez tendremos alas, Vivo por Elena, The First Night, La paloma de Marsella, and Locura de amor

 In 2000, she was cast as Octavio (played by Gael Garcia Bernal) and Ramiro's (played by Marco Perez) mother in the crime thriller comedy-drama film Amores Perros. The film was made under the budget of $2.4 million and grossed over $20.9 million in the box office. 

 Adriana grabbed both media and the public attention with her outstanding performance as Amelia Hernandez in the 2006 psychological drama film Babel. In the movie, she starred alongside Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Koji Yakusho, and Rinko Kikuchi.

CAPTION: Barraza as Amelia in Babel SOURCE: Play It Again

She was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role. Likewise, she was also nominated for several awards like Broadcast Film Critics Association, Chicago Film Critics Association, Golden Globe Awards, and Screen Actors Guild Award. 

Barraza then starred as Shaun San Dena in the 2009 American supernatural horror film Drag Me to Hell alongside Alison Lohman, Justin Long, Lorna Raver, and Dileep Rao. 

The 65-year-old actress starred in films like Burning Palms, Mariachi Gringo, Buen Dia, Ramon, The Strain, Cake, Duenos del Paraiso, Wild Horses, and Silvana sin Iana

Likewise in 2019, Adriana appeared in movies like Dora and the Lost City of Gold, Rambo: Last Blood, and Penny Dreadful: City of Angels. 

As of 2020, she played Anita Moreno in the superhero film We Can Be Heroes alongside Yaya Gosselin, Andy Walken, and Hala Finley. 

Who Is She Married To?

Babel star has been married twice in her life. She is currently married to actor Arnaldo Pipke who is known for Amateur and Entrenando a mi papa. The couple got married on 29th April 2005 and are living a happy life.

CAPTION: Adriana and husband Arnaldo got married in 2005 SOURCE: Noted Names


Prior to Pipke, Adriana was married to Carlos Valsagna. They tied the knot in 1978 and shared a daughter named Carolina Valsagna. Sadly, they part ways in 1985. 

As of April 2021, she has over 48.6k followers on Instagram and over 51k followers on Twitter. 

by emrald, 04 Apr, 2021

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