Gina Rodriguez Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

13th February 2017

Tweet: "I was about 2 feet from Beyonce when she won for Lemonade. Yup. That happened. I said goddess. She said thank you. And now I'm preg w (pregnant with) twins." Actress Gina Rodriguez, who served as a guest presenter at the Grammy Awards, jokes about meeting the pregnant pop icon after she scored the Best Urban Contemporary Album for Lemonade.

24th August 2016

Quote: "It all plays into the idea of being your own hero and not feeling like you have to live up to other people's expectations. I am not my beauty. Who I am is not my f**king hair, and to be an actor is to transform. To represent a community is to commit, to give my entire all." Latina actress Gina Rodriguez, who shockingly shaved the sides of her head earlier this year (May16) for a movie role, refuses to apologise for undergoing the dramatic hair makeover.

14th July 2016

Tweet: "You better get it homie @ItsRamiMalek so proud!!! Congrats, big ups, take it home!!!" Jane The Virgin star Gina Rodriguez celebrates her pal's Emmys nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for Mr. Robot.

5th May 2016

Fact: Actress Gina Rodriguez has shaved off her long hair for a new movie role. The Jane The Virgin star showed off her clean new look in a post on Instagram on Wednesday (04May16), after shaving the sides of her head and cutting her brunette locks short for forthcoming sci-fi thriller, Annihilation.

25th March 2016

Fact: Dancer/actor Derek Hough has been tapped to play Gina Rodriguez's love interest in an upcoming episode of her hit TV series Jane the Virgin. Golden Globe winner and trained Latin dancer Gina recently took to Instagram to tease his guest role, by posting a video of the pair showing off salsa dance moves on the set of the show.

23rd February 2016

Quote: "He was saving himself for marriage and he was super-respectable and he was awesome and lovely... This was way before I did my show." Jane The Virgin star Gina Rodriguez once dated an older man, who was still a virgin.

23rd February 2016

Quote: "I started boxing really, really young... I'm OK; I wouldn't fight me." Jane The Virgin star Gina Rodriguez can take care of herself.

5th January 2016

Quote: "Everyone was in an outrage and I just don't see why... To be very honest, there are only a few of us and that is something we're trying to change. That's the beautiful thing about being nominated... but to confuse two Latinas...? I was like, 'Why are we thinking about that instead of the fact that I'm nominated!'" Jane The Virgin star Gina Rodriguez was not upset about the Twitter mix up at the Golden Globes nominations announcement last month (Dec15), when she was mistaken for former Ugly Betty star America Ferrera.

23rd December 2015

Tweet: "Happy birthday love bug @Meghan_Trainor love you tremendously and wishing you the best of birthdays!" Actress Gina Rodriguez sends a sweet message to her pop star pal to mark her 22nd birthday on Tuesday (22Dec15).

25th November 2015

Fact: Actress Gina Rodriguez accidentally hit late night host James Corden in the face while showing off her boxing skills on Tuesday (24Nov15). The Brit showed a video of Rodriguez working with her trainer and asked the Jane the Virgin star to demonstrate her moves. Corden held up his hands as targets, but Rodriguez's power proved too much for Corden to handle and her hand flew into his face when she delivered a blow. Rodriguez apologised profusely as Corden took the mishap in stride, pretending to cry.

8th October 2015

Quote: "I used to sell T-shirts at Wrigley Field. But I was quite the hustler. The T-shirt would be like, $16, and I'd sell it for $20, get myself some extra tacos...! Come on, they wanted it so bad. Get the T-shirt, who cares how much it costs? It's a memory!" Actress Gina Rodriguez confesses to pocketing a little extra cash on the side while working as a merchandising vendor at the home of the Chicago Cubs baseball team during her youth.

27th May 2015

Quote: "I was up for a role and auditioned in character. They're (casting directors) like, 'We love her. But can she come back in with a tight black dress?' I said, 'That doesn't make any sense for the character', and they were like, 'We need to know if you're pretty enough to be on the cover of a magazine'." JANE THE VIRGIN star Gina Rodriguez on sexism in Hollywood.

5th March 2015

Quote: "I would love to be a superhero - that's all I want to do, play a superhero. And let's be real, I could kick some a**. We all know I could kick some a**." Jane The Virgin star Gina Rodriguez is eager to take on a comic book character on the big screen.

12th December 2014

Quote: "My boyfriend will be my date... and my family. I'm Puerto Rican, I have, like, 23 family members who want to come to The Golden Globes. If we can't get the tickets, well then we'll steal them!" Actress Gina Rodriguez on who she'll be bringing with her to the January (15) prizegiving. The Jane The Virgin star was nominated for her first ever Golden Globe in the Lead Actress in a Musical or Comedy category.

11th October 2014

Fact: Latino actress Gina Rodriguez is planning a double celebration next week (beg13Oct14) - her acclaimed new Tv comedy Jane The Virgin debuts in America and her great-grandmother turns 102.

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