Penélope Cruz Sánchez better known as Penélope Cruz is a famous Spanish actress and model. She was born on April 28, 1974 in Alcobendas, Spain. She is the daughter of Eduardo Cruz and Encarna Sánchez. She has one brother Eduardo Cruz and one sister Mónica Cruz. She started her acting career at the age of 15 when she made her appearance in a music video for a Spanish pop group Mecano’s song “La Fuerza del Destino”. She made her first film debut in the film Jamón, jamón in which she played the role of Silvia for which she was nominated for Goya Award for Best Actress and Spanish Actors Union Newcomer Award. In 1993 she made her debut in the film The Rebel in which she played the role of Enza. In 1997 she made her appearance in the film Love Can Seriously Damage Your Health in which she played the role of Diana. In 1998 she made her debut in the film The Girl of Your Dreams in which she played the role of Macarena for which she won a Goya Award for Best Actress. In 2000 she made her appearance in the film All the Pretty Horses for which she was nominated for Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actress – Drama/Romance. In 2001 she was nominated for ALMA Award for Best actress for her role Sofia Serrano in the film Vanilla Sky. In 2004 he made her debut in the film Don’t Move in which she played the role of Italia for which she won the David di Donatello Award for Best Actress, European Film Award – Audience Award for Best Actress and two other nominations. She made her next debut in the film Volver in which she played the role of Raimunda for which she won several awards and nominations. In 2008 she won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and several other awards for her performance in the film Vicky Cristina Barcelona in 2008. In 2009 she made her debut in the film Nine in which she played the role of Carla Albanese for which she won several awards and nomination. In 2013 he appeared in the film I’m So Excited! as Jessica.
After her three relationships she started dating with actor Javier Bardem in 2007. The couple married in early July 2010 and they have two children together.