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News by Clarence Published on 19 Apr,2016 Updated on 19 Apr,2016

Born April 28 1974, as Penelope Cruz Sanchez was an American actress. She was born in Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain as the eldest child. Her father was a car mechanic while her mother worked as a hairdresser. She learned classical ballet from Spain National Conservatory for nine years starting at a very young age and later moved to Hollywood, California. She then pursued acting.

She quickly landed roles opposite actors like Matt Damon and Tom Cruise. She won an Academy Award becoming the first Spanish actress in that case and it was because of her performance in the film Vicky Christina Barcelona. When she was 15 years old, Cruz beat out 300 other girls at a talent agency competition. Following this early success, she landed several roles as a dancer for music videos, as well as a gig hosting Spanish TV's La Quinta Marcha. Additionally, Cruz explored her more sensual side in the French erotic TV series Serie Rose. She was also seen in various Spanish cinemas.

But when she was 25, she decided to leave Spanish cinema and enter into Hollywood. In 2001, she landed role opposite Tom Cruise, in Vanilla Sky which made him a crossover success while the duo's affair made headlines. She then got major roles opposite actors like Johnny Depp.

She starred in various other successful Hollywood cinemas making her one of the A listed celebrities in Hollywood. In July 2010, Cruz married her Vicky Cristina Barcelona Spanish co-actor Javier Bardem in a private wedding ceremony. The couple had begun dating in 2007 while filming. Cruz and Bardem welcomed their first child, son Leo Encinas Cruz, in January 2011. And after two years, On July 22, 2013, a 39-year-old Cruz gave birth to her second child with Bardem, a daughter named Luna Encinas Cruz, in Madrid, Spain. The net worth of Cruz is said to have reached $55 million according to celebrity net worth. Her salary per movie is worth millions. More of her bio and information on her personal life can be found.