Paola Turbay Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 21 Dec, 2020
Facts of Paola Turbay
Date of Birth: 1970 , November-29
Age: 50 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Paola Turbay
Birth Name Paola Turbay Gómez
Nationality Colombian-American
Birth Place/City Houston, Texas, USA
Profession Actress, Model, Beauty Queen, Television Presenter
Married Yes
Married to Alejandro Estrada (December 24, 1994 - present)
Children 2
Education Universidad de los Andes
Online Presence Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Movies Perder es cuestión de método, Lenny the Wonder Dog, Love in the Time of Cholera, Mamá tómate la sopa, Los Oriyinales
TV Show O todos en la cama, Leche, Noticias calientes, Las noches de Luciana, Cane, Californication, Novel Adventures, Meteor, The Cleaner, The Closer, The Mentalist, True Blood, The Secret Life of the American Teenager, Royal Pains, The Blacklist, Bosch
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Paola Turbay is an American-born Colombian actress, model, beauty pageant queen, and television presenter. She was named Miss Colombia in 1991 and was the first runner-up in the 1992 Miss Universe pageant. As an actress, she is known for her roles in movies like Love in the Time of Cholera and TV series like Californication, True Blood, The Secret Life of the American Teenager, Royal Pains, The Blacklist, and Bosch

How Old is Paola Turbay? What is her Height?

Paola Turbay was born Paola Turbay Gómez on November 29, 1970, in Houston, Texas to Colombian parents. She is 50 years old at the time of this writing and stands at 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 meters).

At age 10, her family returned to Colombia and settled in the capital city of Bogota. While living in Bogota, Turbay began modeling and represented her city at the Miss Colombia competition in 1991. She went on to become the winner of the whole competition and was crowned Miss Colombia 1991. 

She represented Colombia at the Miss Universe 1992 pageant and finished second, losing to the eventual winner, Michelle McLean of Namibia. 

Turbay holds a degree in psychology from the Universidad de Los Andes in Bogota, Colombia.   

Mother of Two Children with Husband Alejandro Estrada

Paola Turbay is married to her longtime partner Alejandro Estrada. They have been married for over 26 years since tying the knot on December 24, 1994.

Paola Turbay with her husband and children SOURCE: Instagram 

They have two children together: daughter Sofia Estrada (born in 1996) and son Emilio Estrada (born in 2000). While she still travels for work, Turbay and her family call New York home. 

Career and Net Worth

After studying acting at the Conservatory Program at The Acting Studio in Florida, Turbay made her on-screen debut in the mid-'90s and landed several roles in Latin television shows including "O todos en la cama", "Noticias Calientes", and "Las Noches de Luciana". 

Paola Turbay as Antonia Gavilán in True Blood SOURCE: Pinterest

She achieved a major breakthrough with her performance as Cindy Lee in the ABC Family drama series The Secret Life of the American Teenager and as Antonia Gavilán in the HBO vampire drama series True Blood.       

Additionally, she has played Dr. Marisa Casseras in the USA Network comedy-drama series Royal Pains and Deputy District Attorney Anita Benitez in the third season of the Amazon Studios police procedural drama series Bosch.

 Turbay's movie roles include appearances in Perder es cuestión de método, Lenny the Wonder Dog, Love in the Time of Cholera, Mamá tómate la sopa, and Los Oriyinales. 

Paola Turbay is also a TV presenter and hosted several seasons of the Miss Colombia pageant, as well as the Colombian version of the dance reality competition Dancing with the Stars, Bailando por un Sueño. 

According to some online sources, Paola Turbay has an estimated net worth of around $2 million. 

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