Paulina Garcia Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 12 Oct, 2017
Facts of Paulina Garcia
Date of Birth: 1960 , November-27
Age: 60 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Paulina Garcia
Birth Name Paulina García Alfonso
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Santigo
Ethnicity White
Profession Director
Net Worth N/A
Salary N/A
Married Yes
Married to Gonzalo Salamanca (m. 1994),Juan Carlos Zagal
Children María Gracia Salamanca, Sofía Zagal, Camilo Salamanca
Education Pontifical Catholic University
TV Show Narcos
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Pali García is a Chilean actress, theatre director as well as a playwright, known for portraying various roles in the movies, Chahimba, Tres Noches de un Sabado, Gloria, and Casa de remoliendra. She is the winner of some popular awards including Platino, APES, Altazor, & Festival de Cinema de Gramado.

García is happily married to Gonzalo Salamanca with whom she shares two children named, Maria Gracia Salamanca and Camilo Salamanca.

Early life and education

Pali García was born as Pali García Alfonso on 27th November 1960 in Santigo, Chile. She belongs to White ethnicity/race & holds a Chilean nationality.

García went to the Pontifical Catholic University and learned acting. From there she completed her education with a degree in theatre arts & later earned a diploma in theatre direction and writing.


Before making an onscreen appearance, Pali García made her debut at Catholic University’s Theatre in 1983. As well as, she worked in Donde estara la Jeanette? and earned an APES Award in best actress category.

García appeared in the TV series, Los titeres as Adriana Godan. Afterward, she consecutively portrayed various roles in some movies and TV series.

Besides that, García also taught acting at the University of Chile, the University of Development and University for the Arts, Science, and Communication.

García gained a considerable appreciation from her fans; appearing in the popular TV series, Narcos as Hermilda Gaviria, along with Luis Guzman, Wagner Moura, Andre Mattos, Pedro Pascal, and many others.

Currently, García has appeared in the movie named, The Desert Bride and besides that, she was involved in other acting works as well.

Personal life

Pali García married her boyfriend, Gonzalo Salamanca in 1994. The pair is blessed with two children, Maria Gracia Salamanca, & Camilo Salamanca.

Before Gonzalo, she married to Juan Carlos Zagal. However, their relationship did not last for a long time and ended with divorce.

Currently, García lives happily with her husband & two adorable children. Similarly, they have maintained their relationship stable as till the date there is no any sign of their separation.

Net worth

As an established actress, Pali García was able to collect a decent amount of money from her acting professions. As of now, she has played in various movies and TV series and also won numerous awards.

As of 2017, García‘s net worth is under review but seeing her personality; she must have a net worth in six figures.