The popularity of celebrities increases multi-fold when they’re nominated for leading awards like Oscars. One such celebrity is the popular Cuba-born actress Ana De Armas who was nominated to the Oscars. Do you know that Ana was the first Cuban actress to be nominated for the same?
So today, let us focus on this rising star in this write-up. We’ll help you get quick insights into the early life of Ana, her details, professional details, and personal relationships in detail.
Who is Ana De Armas?
Ana, a popular Cuban and Spanish actress is a notable name in the entertainment industry. With several major projects and award nominations in her kitty, this actress is much more than beauty with brains.
Starting her career in Cuba, the actress moved at the young age of 18 years to Spain, followed by her entry into the world of magic- Los Angeles. Hence, it can be rightfully said here that Ana had made a huge transition in her life to reach the success that she is experiencing today.
Early life of Ana De Armas
After having a quick overview of Armas, are you interested in knowing the early years of her life?
Born on April 30, 1988, in Havana, Cuba, Ana was raised in Santa Cruz del Norte. So, Ana De Armas’s age is around 35 years currently.
Her father’s name is Ramon while her mother’s name is Ana. Her father, Ramon, worked as a bank manager, deputy mayor of the town, teacher, and school principal. Her mother, Ana, worked in the Ministry of Education in the Human Resources department.
Ana has a brother, Javier, who is a New York-based photographer. He was questioned by the Cuban police in the year 2020 due to his critical links with government surveillance and his stand on Decree 349.
Personal details of Ana De Armas
Many people do not know that when Ana was growing up in Cuba, she had to face several issues like electricity blackouts, fuel shortages, and food rationing. It was Cuba’s Special Period but Ana still described her life to be happy.
Ana shares that she didnt had any internet access in her early childhood and was allowed to watch twenty minutes of cartoons on Saturday and Sunday movie matinee only. At that time, she only had a limited knowledge about Cuban culture and their family never owned a DVD or video player. So, she had to watch Hollywood movies at her neighbour’s place.
At the age of 12 only, Ana De Armas used to practise different monologues in front of the mirror. After 2 years only, she got her opportunity to audition for Havana’s National Theatre of Cuba. However, she had to leave the four-year drama course a few months before presenting her final thesis. It was her strategy to eliminate the mandatory three-year of service to the community necessary for the Cuban graduates.
Finally, at the age of 18 years, Ana moved to Madrid to pursue her acting career by obtaining her Spanish citizenship through her maternal grandparents.
Professional details of Ana De Armas
The professional career of Ana can be categozied into two different Sections. She started her career in the Spanish cinema from 2006-2013, entered Hollywood in 2014 and is still active in the same.
Some of her popular Spanish works included her role in the Una Rosa de Francia in 2006, El eden Perdido in 2007, and a supporting role in Fernando Perez’s Madrigal in 2007. She was then casted in the drama El Internado in which she worked for six seasons from 2007 to 2010.
She then worked in several movies, and dramas during her career stint in the Spanish cinema.
Ana reveals that while entering Hollywood in the year 2014, she had to start her career from scratch. She started her journey with her first Hollywood release Knock Knock in the year 2015 and has never looked back since then. Some of her popular projects are Exposed in 2016, War Dogs in 2016, Hands of Stone in 2016, and the list goes on.
During her professional career, Ana de Armas was nominated and awarded several times. She won the following prestigious awards:
- National Board of Review Award (2018)
- Golden Schmoes Awards (2018)
- Satellite Awards (2019)
- Actor and Actresses Union Awards (2020)
- Saturn Awards (2021)
- Deauville American Film Festival (2022)
- Capri Hollywood International Film Festival (2022)
- EDA Awards (2022)
- Actor and Actresses Union Awards (2023)
Personal relationships of Ana De Armas
Towards the end, it is hard for the fans to miss the personal relationship details of popular stars like Ana.
We found that she started her relationship with a popular Spanish actor Marc Clotet in mid-2010. Ana De Armas then got married to Costa Brava in July 2011. However, this relationship didn’t last long and both got divorced in 2013.
Brava, Ana de Armas’ husband, is no longer in this relationship with her after this split.
Another short relationship Ana is said to have happened with the popular American actor Ben Affleck in the year March 2020 to January 2021. After this short fling, her name was linked to the popular technical executive Paul Boukadakis.
Currently, there are no confirmed details about the current boyfriend of Ana De Armas. The chances are high that this star is focusing on her career and is not in any love relationship currently.
Social media presence of Ana De Armas
When asked about the social media interests of Ana, she has quoted in Vanity Fair that:
concept of a star is someone untouchable you only see on theater . That mystery is gone.” And, “At this point I only have Instagram , and I rarely use it because I just feel like things are always wrong on social media.”
Hence, it is difficult for Ana’s fans to find out her life updates on social media. This star has a different thinking about social media and prefers to stay away from the limelight of the different social media networks.
Ana is unarguably one of the best talented and down-to-earth stars who is popular in the entertainment industry. A quick look at her life reveals her ever-learning nature with a never-losing attitude.
We wish this rising star all the best in her future endeavors and look forward to writing more about her upcoming achievements.