Alanna Ubach

Inside Biography

Mexican-American actress Alanna Ubach is well recognized for her roles in both Oscar-winning animated movies Coco and Rango. Besides, Ubach is also famous for voicing several animated TV shows and films, including The SpectacularSpider-Man, El Tiger: The Adventures of Manny Rivera, and Brandy Mr Whiskers, among others.

Ubach made her big-screen debut in 1990 in the short movie, The Blue Men and later appeared as Gloria in the film, Airborne. Apart from being successful in her professional life, she is also successful in her personal life as she tied the knot with Thomas Russo Jr., and the couple welcomed their first child in 2017.

Early Life And Education Of Alanna Ubach

Alanna Ubach was born Alanna Noel Ubach on October 3, 1975, in Dowey, California, under the birth sign Libra. Ubach holds both Mexican and American nationality and belongs of Puerto Rican and Mexican descent.

The 46 years old actor was raised by her parents, Sidna and Rodolfo Ubach. She has also had a sister, Athena Ubach (a therapist). Besides, Ubach was interested in acting early and learned both acting and dance. Furthermore, she studied at USC (University of Southern California) but dropped out only after the first semester. Later, Ubach attended Lee Strasberg Institute in LA.

Take A Look At Ubach's Career

The 5 feet 3 inches tall actress made her acting debut at the age of seven in the TV series Romper Room. Ubach also acted in the play, Kindertransport at the Manhattan Theater Club at the age of 14. In 2008, she narrated and starred in the one-woman show, Patriotic Bitch at the Clurman Theater in Theater Row.


Ubach made her Hollywood debut in 1990 with the short film, The Blue Men. Three years later, she appeared as Gloria in a comedy-drama film, Airborne starring Seth GreenShane McDermott, and Brittney Powell.

Ubach then worked in several movies, Hits!The Brandy Bunch MovieFreewayJohnsAll of It, Blue MoonThe Perfect YouEqual Opportunity, A Haunted House, and Being Us. In 2008, she voiced Dander in Batman: Gotham Knight. In addition, she shared the screen with Kevin ConroyGary DourdanJason Marsden, and Corey Burton.

CAPTION: Alanna Ubach in the set of Coco SOURCE: Instagram @alannaubach

Not only that, but she is famous for her roles in Rango (Best Animated Feature Film, 2012), Coco (Best Animated Feature Film, 2018), Legally Blonde, and Meet the Fockers, among others. Ubach sang a haunting version of La Llorona in the movie Coco.

TV Series

Moving onwards, the Rango actress made her TV debut in 1992 in the TV film Moment of Truth: Why My Daughter? directed by Chuck Bowman. The same year, she made her breakthrough role in Beakman's World as Josie. She was even nominated for Young Artist Awards for her performance. 

Ubach, then back to back, appeared in several TV series, including ERParty of FiveTracey Takes On…, Gary & MikeOzzy & DrixMonkUncommon SenseEli StoneRinger, Mad, and Puppy Dog Pals, among others. 

TV Series Role IMDB Rating Cast Members
Beakman’s World (1992-1993) Josie  8.6 Paul Zaloom, Mark Ritts and Eliza Schneider.
Brandy & Mr. Whiskers (2004-2006) Lola Boa (voice) 6.5 Kaley Cuoco, Charlie Adler, and Tom Kenny
The Spectacular Spider-Man (2008-2009) Liz Allan (voice) 8.1 Josh Keaton, Lacey Chabert, and Grey DeLisle.
Pound Puppies (2010-2013) Strudel/Mr. Nut (voice) 6.7 Eric McCormack, Yvette Nicole, John DiMaggio and Betty White.

As of 2018, Ubach appeared as Jo Hernandez-Frumpkis in Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce and voiced Ansi Molina in Welcome to the Wayne.

Besides, she also voiced several characters in the video games like RangoMarvel Heroes, ad Grad Theft Auto V. Some of her recent roles can be seen in The Ghost and Molly McGee, Euphoria, Puppy Dog Pals, and The Flight Attendant.

Ubach's Net Worth Is In Millions

The multi-talented actress has ama s sed a ma s sive amount of money from her long-term career in the film line. Some reports show she has an estimated net worth of $1.2 million. Furthermore, Ubach has worked in numerous big-budget movies that have paid her well. 

Some of the movies and tv series played by Ubach are listed below:-

Movies Budget Box Office Collection IMDB Rating Awards and Nominations Cast Members
Legally Blonde (2001) $18 million $141.8 million 6.2
  • Nominated for Golden Globe Awards.
Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Selma Blair, and Jennifer Coolidge.
Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003) $45 million $124.9 million 4.7   Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Sally Field, and Jennifer Coolidge.
Meet the Fockers (2004) $80 million $516 million 6.3
  • Won MTV Movie Awards.
  • Nominated for Teen Choice Awards and MTV Movie Awards.
Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller, Teri Polo and Dustin Hoffman.
Herbie: Fully Loaded (2005) $50 million $144.1 million 4.8
  • Won Kids Choice Awards.
  • Nominated for Teen Choice Awards.
Lindsay Lohan, Michael Keaton, Matt Dillon and Justin Long.
Waiting...(2005) $3 million $18,637,690 6.8   Ryan Reynolds, Justin Long, Anna Faris and Vanessa Lengies.
Bad Teacher (2011) $20 million $216.2 million 5.7
  • Won Teen Choice AwardsYoung Artist Awards and BMI Film & TV Awards.
  • Nominated for ALMA Awards.
Cameron Diaz, Justin Timberlake, Jason Segel and Lucy Punch
Rango (2011) $135 million $245.7 million 7.2
  • Won Academy AwardsAlliance of Women Film Journalists Awards and Visual Effects Society Awards.
  • Nominated for Saturn AwardsSatellite AwardsKids Choice Awards.
Johnny Deep, Gore Verbinski, Isla Fisher and Abigail Breslin.
Coco (2017) $175-200 million $769.6 million 8.5
  • Won Golden Globe Awards, Academy Awards and Annie Awards.
  • Nominated for Golden Globe Awards.
Gael Garcia Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Renee Victor and Anthony Gonzalez.

She has a German Shepherd, which costs $325, but the average cost of its ownership ranges between $1200-$1500 a year. She also has a bulldog worth $500-$1500. So, it is clear that Ubach enjoys a lavish life.

Personal Life: Details On Her Husband and Children

The Freeway cast is a married woman who cherishes her life with her husband, Thomas Russo Jr. The pair welcomed their first child, a son, Thomas Rodolfo Russo III, on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, in Los Angeles at 9:56 a.m.

They announced their first child, saying:-

"Our little man is named after both our late fathers. We can't get through the second verse of a nursery song without crying. The house is a water park at the moment, and we're proud of it!"

CAPTION: Alanna Ubach has a son together with her husband SOURCE: Instagram @alannaubach

Here is the video where Alanna Ubach talks about her role in the series, Girlfriend's Guide to Divorce:

by saru, 02 Apr, 2018

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