Michelle Rodriguez Biography, Age, Movies, Avatar, Acting Career, Lesbian, Awards & Nominations, Arrest

Michelle Rodriguez Biography

Michelle Rodriguez (Mayte Michelle Rodriguez) is an American actress best known for her role as a troubled boxer in the independent film Girlfight (2000), which earned her several awards, including the Independent Spirit Award and Gotham Award for Best Debut Performance.

In 2001, she starred as Letty Ortiz in the blockbuster film The Fast and the Furious, a role she has reprised in five additional films in the Fast & Furious franchise. During her career, she has played in a number of successful action films, including Resident Evil, S.W.A.T., and Avatar.

She has also branched into television, by playing Ana Lucia Cortez in the second season of the television series Lost. She has numerous voice work appearances in the video games such as Halo and Call of Duty and lent her voice for the 3D animated film Turbo and the television series IGPX.

Her films have been grossing over $5 billion. The 2013 Entertainment Weekly article has described her as “arguably and most iconic actress in the action genre, as well as one of the most visible Latinas in Hollywood.”

Michelle Rodriguez Age

Michelle Rodriguez was born on 12 July 1978 in San Antonio, Texas, United States. He is 40 years old as of 2018.

Michelle Rodriguez Height

Michelle Rodriguez stands at a height of 165 cm (5 feet 5 inch) with a body weight of ‎54 kg (120 pounds).

Michelle Rodriguez Family

Michelle Rodriguez was born to Carmen Milady Pared (mother) and Rafael Rodriguez (father). Her father was a Puerto Rican, who served in the U.S. Army. Her mother is Dominican.

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Michelle Rodriguez Siblings

Rodriguez has two brothers Omar Rodriguez and Raul Rodriguez, who were all raised in San Antonio, Texas.

Michelle Rodriguez Lesbian | Gay

Michelle Rodriguez is a bisexual in nature because she has engaged in lesbianism whereby she has dated Cara Delevingne and Zac Efron who are both girls like her. She has also dated actors like Vin diesel of the first and furious, Olivier Martinez.

She says that she is proud of it and has said many things about her sexual status, and has insisted that being ”bisexual is something natural” and she fills no guilty of it. She says that she enjoys experimenting with both sexes and experimenting with her personal life.

Michelle Rodriguez Husband

As of January 2019, Rodriguez is not married but she is gay.

Michelle Rodriguez Net worth

Michelle Rodriguez earns her income from her business investments and other related organizations. She also earns her income from her work as an actress. She has an estimated net worth of $30 million.

Michelle Rodriguez Education

Michelle Rodriguez attended William L. Dickson High School. But she did not finish high school i.e she dropped from school. Before that She expelled from five schools, and decided to go out where she earned her GED. She briefly attended business school before quitting to pursue a career in acting, with the ultimate goal of becoming a screenwriter and director.

Michelle Rodriguez Acting Career

Michelle Rodriguez, she has been presented over many television channels and films. She attended her first audition in an open cast call. She has accumulated several awards and nominations for her role in independent circles, including major acting accolades from the National Board of Review, Deauville Film Festival, Independent Spirit Awards, Gotham Awards, Las Vegas Film Critics Sierra Awards, and many others.

The film itself took home a top prize at the Sundance and won Award of the Youth at the Cannes Film Festival. She has notable roles and successful movies including; Letty in The Fast and the Furious (2001) and Rain Ocampo in Resident Evil (2002). She has also appeared in the Blue Crush and S.W.A.T. In 2004, she lent her voice to the video game Halo 2, playing a Marine.

She also provided the voice of Liz Ricarro in the Cartoon Network series IGPX. From 2005 to 2006, she again played the tough cop Ana Lucia Cortez on the television series Lost during the show’s second season (the character’s first appearance was a flashback during the first season’s finale, “Exodus: Part 1”), and returned for a cameo in the second episode of the show’s fifth season, “The Lie”, in 2009.

She returned again in the penultimate episode of the series, “What They Died For”, in 2010. In 2006, Rodriguez was featured in her own episode of G4’s show Icons. In 2008 she appeared in the political dramaBattle in Seattle opposite Charlize Theron and Woody Harrelson. In 2009, she appeared in Fast & Furious, and the fourth installment of The Fast and Furious film series.

In 2009, Rodriguez also starred in Trópico de Sangre, an independent film based on the Dominican Republic’s historic Mirabal sisters. In 2010, she appeared in Robert Rodriguez’s Machete. In 2011, she appeared with Aaron Eckhart in the science fiction film Battle: Los Angeles which grossed over US$200 million in the worldwide box office.

In 2012, she returned to play the good clone and bad clone of Rain Ocampo in Resident Evil: Retribution. In 2013, she reprised her roles as Letty in Fast & Furious 6 and Luz Shé in the Robert Rodriguez sequel Machete Kills. She also voiced a character in DreamWorks Animation’s Turbo.

In 2015, she appeared in the fast and furious 7 which grossed over $1.5 billion worldwide. In 2016 she starred in The Assignment alongside Sigourney Weaver. In 2017, she lent her voice to Smurfs: The Lost Village. She also starred in The Fate of the Furious, which broke records for the largest global box office opening of all-time.

In 2018, she starred in the opposite Viola Davis in Widows from award-winning director Steve McQueen, and in 2019 reunited with director James Cameron on the film Alita: Battle Angel

Michelle Rodriguez Avatar

In 2009, Rodriguez starred in James Cameron’s high-budget sci-fi adventure epic Avatar, which became the highest-grossing film in history and Rodriguez’s most successful film to date.

Michelle Rodriguez Lost

From 2005 to 2006, Rodriguez played tough cop Ana Lucia Cortez on the television series Lost during the show’s second season (the character’s first appearance was a flashback during the first season’s finale, “Exodus: Part 1”), and returned for a cameo in the second episode of the show’s fifth season, “The Lie”, in 2009. She then returned again in the penultimate episode of the series, “What They Died For”, in 2010.

Michelle Rodriguez Arrest

Michelle Rodriguez was arrested for assault after getting into a fight with her roommate in March 2002. Her charges were later dropped after her roommate declined to the press allegations in court. She again went to court to face the eight misdemeanor charges based on two driving incidents, including a hit and run and driving under the influence (DUI).

In June 2004, Rodriguez pleaded no contest in Los Angeles to three of the charges: hit and run drunken driving, and driving with a suspended license. She went to jail for 48 hours, performed community service at the morgues of two New York hospitals, completed a three-month alcohol program, and was placed on probation for three years.

In 2005, while filming Lost in Hawaii, Rodriguez was pulled over by Honolulu police multiple times for speeding violations, and on December 1 was arrested for DUI. In April 2006, she pleaded guilty to one charge of driving under the influence and chose to pay a US$500 fine and spend five days in jail.

Because of the incident she did, she was violated in the Los Angeles probation, after there she was sentenced to 60 days in jail, and 30-days for an alcohol rehabilitation program, and another 30 days of community service, including work for Mothers Against Drunk Driving. Because of overcrowding, she was released from jail on the same day she entered.

In September 2007, she allegedly violated her probation by completing her community service and following an alcohol education program. Her lawyer claimed it was a clerical error. On October 10, 2007, following a hearing, she was sentenced to 180 days’ jail time after agreeing to admit to violating her probation. She was expected to spend the full 180-day term in jail but was released 18 days later due to overcrowding. In January 2009, Rodriguez completed her community service.

Michelle Rodriguez Movies

  • The Fate of the Furious 2017
  • The Fast and the Furious 2001
  • Furious and the Furious 7 2015
  • Fast and Furious 9 2020
  • The Assignment 2016
  • Avatar 2009
  • Machete 2010
  • Resident Evil 2002
  • Fast & Furious 2009
  • How to Break Up with Your Douchebag 2017
  • Adventures in Voice Acting 2008
  • Control 2004
  • Battle: Los Angeles 2011
  • S.W.A.T 2003
  • Alita: Battle Angel 2019
  • Widows 2018

Michelle Rodriguez Tv Shows

  • Amores verdaderos 2012 – 2013
  • Lost 2004 – 2010
  • 40 y 20 Since 2016
  • IGPX Since 2005
  • Super Into 2015
  • Running Wild with Bear Grylls 2015
  • Immortal Grand Prix 2005–06
  • CollegeHumor Original 2011
  • Germany’s Next Top Model 2012
  • Slavi’s Show 2003
  • Punk’d 2005
  • Lost 2005–06, 2009–10

Michelle Rodriguez Video games

  • Year


    Voice role


    Call of Duty: Black Ops II

    Strike Force Soldier


    James Cameron’s Avatar: The Game

    Captain Trudy Chacon


    Driver 3

    Calita Martinez


    Halo 2



    True Crime: Streets of LA

    Rosie Velasco

  • Michelle Rodriguez Quotes
  • I want them to listen to me for what I am saying. And I think the best way to do that is to sniff my armpits, and like, sit and burp every now and then.
  • People forget we come from an embryo and we’re part sperm and part ovary. We have both sides in us.
  • It’s the board I had a problem with. I could totally handle being in the water and stuff. I came here to do my own stunts. Water! Ocean! Action! Big waves! That water, that water has tamed me. You can feel that the world is connected to it.
  • I think empathy is a beautiful thing. I think that’s the power of film though. We have one of the most powerful, one of the greatest communicative tools known to man.
  • I wanted to express myself. I wanted to be creative and I didn’t want to worry about someone bossing me around in the process. You have to struggle no matter where you are to get to where you’re going, so I’m like, working it honey!
  • I am looking forward to seeing my buddy Colin represent in front of Pacino. That’s sweet.
  • When I was about, I’d say, 18 or 19 years old, I wanted to be a part of the CIA just because they know those intimate secrets… So I was just always into knowing. I like to know things.
  • I wanted to write a film and I thought the best way to do so was to train myself within the field… It was just like a cycle of people trying to make it, not making it, doing extra work, and it was pretty depressing in the end.
  • I was born in Texas and I lived there ’till I was 8. Then I moved to the Dominican Republic with my mom, lived there for two years and forgot every word of English I knew.
  • I also love the makers of South Park, because they’re political, strong, and they’re making all of these comments that would get you shot for if you did it in a drama.
  • Whenever a female takes a strong stand for herself, the majority of the time they have to really, really narrow it down to being feminine and wearing dresses and just being lipstick chic.
  • Michelle Rodriguez Awards & Nominations
  • MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Duo 2003 · Blue Crush
  • Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Chemistry 2015 · Furious 7
  • Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress: Action/Adventure
    2017, 2015 · The Fate of the Furious, Furious 7
  • Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Breakout Star 2001 · Girlfight
  • ALMA Award for Outstanding Actress in a Feature Film
    2011, 2009 · World Invasion: Battle Los Angeles, The Fast and the Furious
  • Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer Movie Star: Female
    2013 · Fast & Furious 6
  • ALMA Award for Favorite TV Actress – Drama
    2009 · Lost
  • ALMA Award for Outstanding Individual Performance in Made for Television Movie or Mini-Series
    2002 · 3 A.M.
  • People’s Choice Award for Favorite Action Movie Actress
  • Premio Juventud for She Steals the Show – Movies
  • Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie ’Ship
    2017 · The Fate of the Furious
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