The Fast and Furious star Michelle Rodriguez is one of the top growing Hollywood actresses of her generation. Michelle Rodriguez is an American film actress who has played many major roles in several blockbuster movies. She is famous around the world for her unforgettable role in Girlfight (2000), Fast and Furious movies, Resident Evil (2002), S.W.A.T (2003), Battle Los Angeles (2011), and Avatar (2009).
Michelle Rodriguez has won several awards and nominations for her performances in movies. She is very well-known for her roles in action movies. She has played several action heroin roles in successful action movies. Entertainment Weekly described her as “(she) is arguably the most iconic actress in the action genre, as well as one of the most visible Latinas in Hollywood.” Rodriguez has also appeared in television dramas such as the second season of Lost (2004-10). She has played voices for several characters in video games such as Call of Duty, Halo, and the animated film Turbo (2013).
Michelle Rodriguez is also known for her sexy and hot looks. She has appeared on many most beautiful, hottest, and sexiest female stars lists. She has received many awards and nominations for her performances such as a Gotham Award in the Breakthrough Actor category, Online Film Critics Society Award in Best Breakthrough Performance, an MTV Movie Award nomination, and several other awards including Teen Choice Awards.
Bio (Michelle Rodriguez)
Full Name: Mayte Michelle Rodriguez
Date of Birth: July 12th, 1978
Birth Place: San Antonio, Texas, United States
Parents: Carmen Milady Pared (mother), Rafael Rodriguez (father)
Profession: Actress, Screenwriter, Producer
Active Years: 2000-Present
Height: 1.62m (5’4’’)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Net Worth: $25 Million (2021)
Hobbies: Acting, Music, Skating, Reading, Skydiving, Playing Piano
Amazing Facts about Michelle Rodriguez
Her breakthrough performance was in the sports drama film Girlfight (2000). She auditioned for the role along with other 350 girls and got the part. Girlfight (2000) is one of her most successful movies. She received several awards for her role in this film. Girlfight holds an 88% approval rate on review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, a 4.5/5 rating on Reelviews, and a 6.7/10 rating on IMDb.
She drives the sports cars in the Fast and Furious movies like a pro. It is quite interesting that she didn’t even have a driver’s license when she signed for the first film. She got the license when she was training for the car chase scene.
In the Fast and Furious movies, Michelle Rodriguez has co-starred with several great stars of Hollywood such as Vin Diesel, Paul Walker (late), Tyrese Gibson, Dwayne Johnson, Jordana Brewster, Charlize Theron, Gal Gadot, Cardi B, Elsa Pataky, Nathalie Emmanuel, Vinessa Kirby and more.
Her favorite actors are Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Marlon Bando, Julia Roberts, and Paul Newman.
She has two elder brothers, Paul and Omar who are twins. And has two half-sisters.
Michelle Rodriguez was the first choice for the role of Aeon Flux in the action-adventure sci-fi film AEON Flux (2005), but the role eventually went to Charlize Theron.
She was also supposed to play the role of Christine Thayer in the crime film Crash (2004), but this role went to Thandiwe Newton.
Michelle Rodriguez co-starred with Jessica Alba, Danny Trejo, and Lindsey Lohan in the 2010 action-crime film Machete (2010)
Rodriguez has had Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) since a young age.
She left school and studied at the young age of seventeen (17) to pursue an acting career. Later on, she received a G.E.D equivalency certificate.
Stuff Magazine ranked her on #77 in its list of ‘102 Sexiest Women in the World’ in 2002.
Maxim magazine listed her on #34 on its list of ‘100 Hot Women (2002)’.
She appeared in the long-awaited action-adventure film F9 (2021). The film was a box-office hit and received overall good ratings on online film rating websites. F9 grossed over $700 million against a budget of $200 million. It has a 59% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and a 58% rating on Metacritic.
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