Celebrity Speaker for hire Gina Rodriguez is a Golden Globe Award winning actress. She is best known for her role as the title character in Jane the Virgin. Rodriguez has a wide range of work in both entertainment and community outreach.
Rodriguez is originally from Chicago and started her career in theater productions. In 2014 she received her first lead role in the TV show Jane the Virgin. Rodriguez also voiced the titular character in the Netflix show Carmen Sandiego, the revamp of the classic ’90s series. She will be starring in Miss Bala, a thriller about the Mexican cartel, and is producing a Netflix movie, Someone Great coming in 2019.
Rodriguez suffers from Hashimoto’s Disease, a thyroid condition she’s battled since she was 19. Growing up as a boxer taught by her father, she is a born fighter. Through her battle she’s learned to accept herself and keep fighting.
Rodriguez made Oprah’s SuperSoul 100 List of visionaries and influential leaders and continues to use her influence to make a difference. She joined the Hispanic Scholarship Fund Board of Directors, the biggest Hispanic Educational Non-Profit in the U.S. Additionally, Gina owns the production company I Can & I Will Productions, and continues to develop projects focused around the Latino community. She also partnered with CustomInk and the National Bully Prevention Center, and Naja, a lingerie company that supports women and the environment, with proceeds supporting employees’ children. In recent news, Rodriguez just announced a new partnership with Ford to inspire the next generation of women.
Would your organization like to hire Gina Rodriguez to make a personal appearance at your next event? Contact Celebrity Speakers Bureau today to hire Gina Rodriguez or another top celebrity keynote speaker like her Jane the Virgin co-star Justin Baldwin, to entertain and engage your audience at an upcoming corporate conference, speaker series, special event or activist cause.