Roselyn Sánchez Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 04 Jan, 2019
Facts of Roselyn Sánchez
Date of Birth: 1973 , April-2
Age: 46 years old
Birth Nation: Puerto Rico
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Name Roselyn Sanchez
Birth Name Roselyn Milagros Sánchez Rodríguez
Father Efraín Sánchez
Mother Olga Rodríguez
Nationality Puerto Rican
Birth Place/City San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Ethnicity Hispanic
Profession Actress
Net Worth $14 million
Weight in KG 55 kgs.
Married Yes (twice)
Married to Eric Winter, Gary Stretch. (m. 1998- div. 2001)
Children 2
Divorce Yes (once)
Movies Rush Hour 2
Siblings 4
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Multi-talented Puerto Rican singer/songwriter and actor Roselyn Sanchez is best known for her role as Elena Delgado on the CBS police procedural Without a Trace. She is also a model, producer, and writer who has won a couple of beauty pageants. Adding to this, she has also released singles in her native language, Spanish. Sanchez first gained attention as a dancer in a variety show.

Early Life And Education Of Roselyn Sanchez

Roselyn Sanchez was born Roselyn Milagros Sánchez Rodríguez on April 2, 1973, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She was born to father Efraín Sánchez and mother Olga Rodríguez and is the youngest among four siblings. She is of Hispanic ethnicity and Puerto Rican by nationality.

She was interested in acting and dancing from an early age. Sanchez studied at her local schools in San Juan for her primary education and enrolled in the University of Puerto Rico where she studied marketing but left the course after 3 years and moved to New York. She took acting and dancing lessons there in New York.

Roselyn Sánchez’s Career

Sanchez started her career in 1992 with a role of a small island girl in the movie Captain Ron. In 1993, she participated in the Miss Puerto Rico Petite contest and won the crown. A year later, she won the Miss American Petite which brought her worldwide recognition.

After this, her fame rocketed due to which she was listed in various annual lists of beautiful women that included Maxim Magazine's "Hot 100" in 2001, 2002 and 2006 as well as AskMen.com's "Top 99 Most Desirable Women" in 2005 and 2006; and lastly FHM's "100 Sexiest Women" in 2005 and 2006.

Below, A video of Roselyn giving an interview on live radio about career and personal life is below.  

One of her biggest roles came when she was cast as Isabella Molina alongside Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker in Rush Hour 2 in 2001. Then she also starred alongside Sofia Vergara in Chasing Papi.

Apart from this, she released her first album, Borinqueña in 2003 and its first single Amor Amor was nominated for a Latin Grammy. Then, in 2005, she was cast in the CBS television series Without a Trace. Later, she landed the role opposite of Ana Ortiz in the ABC comedy-drama pilot Devious Maids. The show's executive producer Eva Longoria said why she took so long to appear in a television series after Housewives.

CAPTION: Roselyn at an event. SOURCE: Celebrity Sizes

The show was not picked up by ABC to air as a series, but it was picked by Lifetime. She was awarded Outstanding Actress in a Drama Television Series for her role in Without the Trace at the Alma awards 2008.

Roselyn Sánchez’s Net Worth

Sanchez is a very popular personality due to her various talents, she is one of the most known Puerto Rican celebrities. As of 2019 January, Sanchez has a net worth of $14 million which she has amassed from her on-screen roles on TV and Film. Typically, an actress is paid $39.84 per hour in the USA.

Her film Rush Hour 2 grossed over $340 million worldwide and Chasing Papi earned $12.6 million. From her earnings, she has bought a house in Los Angeles, California. 

Roselyn Sánchez’s Personal Life

Sanchez is currently married to actor Eric Winter; she tied the knot with Winter on 29 November 2008. The now-husband-and-wife started dating in 2005 and after two years of relationship, they got engaged in December 2007. They organized their wedding in Roselyn’s hometown in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

She has two kids with her husband Winter, a daughter Sebella Winter and a son, Dylan Winter. Before this, she was married to an English actor, a former boxer and former model Gary Stretch. They tied the knot on August 9, 1998, and spent a happy married life for 3 years before getting divorced in April 2001.

Roselyn Sanchez's Body Measurements

  • Height: She has a height of 5 feet 5 inches.
  • Weight:  She has a weight of 55 kgs.
  • Age:  Her age is 45 as of January 2019.

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