Alanna Ubach Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 03 Apr, 2018
Facts of Alanna Ubach
Date of Birth: 1975 , October-3
Age: 46 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 3 Inch
Name Alanna Ubach
Birth Name Alanna Noel Ubach
Father Rodolfo Ubach
Mother Sidna bach
Nationality Mexican, American
Birth Place/City Dowey, California
Ethnicity Puerto Rican and Mexican descent
Profession Actress
Net Worth $1.2 million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Red
Face Color Fair
Tattoo(s) half-heart at her back
Married to Thomas Russo Jr.
Children Thomas Rodolfo Russo III
Education USC, Lee Strasberg Institute
Awards Young Artist Awards
Movies The Blue Men, Rango, Coco
TV Show Moment of Truth: Why My Daughter?, ER, Party of Five, Beakmanís World The Spectacular Spider-Man Brandy & Mr. Whiskers Pound Puppies
Sisters Athena Ubach
Siblings Athena Ubach
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Mexican-American actress Alanna Ubach is well recognized for her roles in both Oscar-winning animated movies Coco and Rango. She is also popular for voicing several animated TV shows and movies 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 from the short movie, The Blue Men and later appeared as Gloria in the movie, Airborne. In 2008, she starred and narrated a one-woman show called Patriotic Bitch. She also sang a haunting version of La Llorona in the movie, Coco.

She is a married woman. She tied the knot to 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 3rd October 1975 in Dowey, California under the birth sign Libra. Ubach holds both Mexican and American nationality and belongs to Puerto Rican and Mexican descent.

Ubach is the daughter of Sidna and Rodolfo Ubach. She has a sister, Athena Ubach (a therapist). She was interested in acting from an early age and learned both acting and dance. She made her acting debut at the age of seven form the TV series Romper Room.

She studied at USC (University of Southern California) but dropped out only after the first semester. Later, she attended Lee Strasberg Institute in LA.

Alanna Ubach's Career

Alanna Ubach acted in the play, Kindertransport at the Manhattan Theater Club at the age of 14. In 2008, she narrated and starred the one-woman show, Patriotic Bitch at the Clurman Theater in Theater Row.


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

Ubach then worked in several movies, Hits!, The Brandy Bunch Movie, Freeway, Johns, All of It, Blue Moon, The Perfect You, Equal Opportunity, A Haunted House, and Being Us. In 2008, she voiced Dander in Batman: Gotham Knight. She shared the screen with Kevin Conroy, Gary Dourdan, Jason Marsden, and Corey Burton.

CAPTION: Alanna with Reese Witherspoon & Jessica Cauffiel in one of the scenes of Legally Blonde. SOURCE:

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

Ubach made her TV debut in 1992 from 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, ER, Party of Five, Tracey Takes On… , Gary & Mike, Ozzy & Drix, Monk, Uncommon Sense, Eli Stone, Ringer, 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 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 Rango, Marvel Heroes ad Grad Theft Auto V.

Alanna Ubach's Net Worth

Alanna Ubach has an estimated net worth of $1.2 million as per some online sources, however, the amount is still under review.

Ubach has worked in several movies that made a good collection at the box office which include:

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 cost $325 but the average cost of its ownership ranges between $1200-$1500 a year. She also has a bulldog worth $500-$1500.

Alanna Ubach's Personal Life

Alanna Ubach is a married woman. She tied the knot to Thomas Russo Jr. The couple welcomed their first child, a son, Thomas Rodolfo Russo III on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, in Los Angeles at 9:56 a.m.

“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!”

The couple is together for years without any divorce rumors.   

CAPTION: Alanna with her husband and child. SOURCE:

Ubach has a tattoo of a half heart on her back.

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


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