Catalina Sandino Moreno Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 21 Apr, 2019
Facts of Catalina Sandino Moreno
Date of Birth: 1981 , April-19
Age: 40 years old
Birth Nation: Colombia
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Catalina Sandino Moreno
Birth Name Catalina Sandino Moreno
Nick Name Catalina Sandino Moreno
Nationality Colombian-American
Birth Place/City Bogotá, Colombia
Ethnicity white
Profession Actress
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Blond
Face Color White
Married to David Elwell (15 April 2006 - present)
Children ( 1 child)
Education Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá
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Colombian gem Catalina Sandino Moreno is an award-winning actress. She earned the Best Actress Oscar nomination for her first film, Maria Full of Grace, in which she played a Colombian drug mule.  Besides, she is also known for her appearances in movies like Journey to the End of the Night, Love in the Time of Cholera, Che Part One: The Argentine, Che Part Two: Guerrilla, A Stranger in Paradise, and Incarnate to name a few.   

Early Life And Education Of Catalina Sandino Moreno

Catalina Sandino Moreno was born on 19th April 1981 in Bogotá, Colombia, under the birth sign Aries. Her father Raul Sandino is a vet and mother Martha Moreno is a pathologist. 

Regarding her nationality, she is American and belongs to white-American nationality. Further, she went to the Saint George's School in Bogotá, Colombia, and then studied advertising at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá.   

Catalina Sandino Moreno’s Career

Catalina Sandino Moreno made her acting debut in the big screen from the 2004 drama film, Maria Full Of Grace. For her role, María Álvarez in the movie won her several awards and nominations including Golden India Catalina for Best Actress and Academy Award for Best Actress.

In 2005, Moreno moved to New York City to study dramatic arts and was invited to join AMPAS to continue with her successful career at the moment. The following year, she was selected for the role, Angie in independent film, Journey to the End of the Night, alongside Brendan Fraser, Alice BragaScott Glenn, and others. 

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Further, she portrayed the character of Aleida March de Guevara in 2008 biographical film, Che Part One: The Argentine. The same year, Moreno portrayed the same character in Che Part Two: Guerrilla. Moreover, Moreno made her notable roles in several movies such as The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada, A Stranger in Paradise, Incarnate, and others. 

In 2013, Catalina Sandino Moreno appeared as Alma Ruiz in American crime drama television series, The Bridge. Likewise, she had a recurring role, Christina Morales in an American mystery drama television series, American Gothic. Her other TV credits are Red Band Society, East Los High, and The Affair among others. 

Catalina Sandino Moreno’s Net Worth

Catalina Sandino Moreno holds an estimated net worth of $1 million. The average salary of a film actress is $17.00 per hour and $81,000 per year. Similarly, the average salary of a television actress ranges from $9.39 per hour to $100 per hour.   

Catalina Sandino Moreno’s Personal Life 

Catalina Sandino Moreno is a married woman, she tied the knot to Electrician, David Elwell. Her husband was a lighting technician, on the set of Maria Full of Grace. The couple is in a blissful relationship and they recently (2019) celebrated six years of a marital relationship.

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The duo dated for four years and decided to take the next step in their relationship and tied the knot on 15th April 2006. The couple welcomed their first child, a son in January 2009, the name of their baby has not been revealed. 

Catalina Sandino Moreno’s Body Measurements And Age

  • Height: Catalina Sandino Moreno stands 5 feet 6 inch tall or 1.69m. 
  • Weight: Moreno weighs 56 kg/ 125 lbs as of early 2019.    
  • Breasts-Waist-Hips: 34-27-32 inch inches (86-68-81 cm). 

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