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Who Is Eiza Gonzalez?

15 Things You Need to Know About Eiza González

Mexican actress Eiza González should be on your radar, regardless of whether she may or may not be dating Calvin Harris.

The 26-year-old bilingual bombshell, who has an incredibly large social media following, started her award-winning career on some of Latin America's most notable telenovelas before landing a role on El Rey Network's hit show From Dusk Till Dawn. She's a brand ambassador with a host of famous friends, but just how much do you know about this red carpet maven? Keep reading to discover 15 interesting facts.

  1. Eiza was born in Caborca, Sonora, Mexico on Jan. 30, 1990.
  2. Her mom, Glenda Reyna, is a former model.
  3. She is 12 years younger than her brother, Yulen.
  4. After her father was tragically killed in a car accident when she was 12, she battled depression and compulsive overeating for five years.
  5. She attended Mexico City's prestigious Centro de Educación Artística.
  6. When she was 16, she was cast as Lola in Televisa's popular Cinderella-inspired telenovela, Lola, Érase Una Vez.
  7. She is a singer; she sang multiple songs on Lola, Érase Una Vez and has two albums, Contracorriente and Te Acordarás de Mí.
  8. She was reportedly in the running for the Serena van der Woodsen role — Sofía López-Haro — for Mexico's Gossip Girl: Acapulco.
  9. She was briefly linked to Liam Hemsworth in 2013 after pictures surfaced of them kissing.
  10. She plays Santanico Pandemonium on El Rey Network's From Dusk Till Dawn.
  11. She dated her From Dusk Till Dawn costar, DJ Cotrona.
  12. She's a Neutrogena brand ambassador who films commercials for the cult-favorite skin care brand in both Spanish and English.
  13. She feels most beautiful when she skips makeup. "I feel beautiful when my skin is healthy and glowy and I can walk around makeup-free," she told POPSUGAR Latina in a 2015 interview.
  14. She is slated to star in Edgar Wright's 2017 thriller Baby Driver with Jon Hamm and Jamie Foxx.
  15. She was recently spotted arm in arm with newly single Calvin Harris, sparking rumors that the duo is dating.

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