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Ariadna Gil Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Ariadna Gil Giner
Place Of Birth
Barcelona, Spain
54 years old
Birth Date
January 22 1969

Ariadna Gil Facts

Child Star?
Education & Qualifications
Net Worth
Current Partner
Viggo Mortensen
Violeta, Leo
August Gil

About Ariadna Gil 

Ariadna Gil was born on January 23, 1969.

Ariadna Gil is a renowned Spanish actress, born in Barcelona, Spain. Gil is recognised for her expressive acting in movies like 'Pan's Labyrinth', 'Belle Époque', and 'Lágrimas Negras'.

Ariadna Gil started her career as a model for a Catalonian magazine. Her Arcadian beauty made her get offers, which helped her work with the theater companies, and from there, Gil never turned back. Later, she was employed by and had to appear on local television channels. Her big break into the movie industry came when she was discovered by the famous director Bigas Luna, who offered her a role in his movie 'Lola' in 1986. Since then, Gil has never stopped entertaining her fans. Gil has presented herself as a highly 'versatile' performer, making her fans in Spain call her a performer of 'impossible roles'.

Ariadna Gil Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Ariadna Gil's net worth?

The net worth of Ariadna Gil is estimated to be around $8 million.

How much does Ariadna Gil earn per year?

The annual income of Ariadna Gil is unknown.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Ariadna Gil?

Ariadna Gil stands 5 ft 7¾ in (172.1 cm) tall.

How old is Ariadna Gil?

As of June 2022, Ariadna Gil is 53 years old, as she was born in January 1969.

Childhood And Education

Very little is known about Ariadna Gil's childhood and education. It is known, however, that on January 23, 1969, Ariadna Gil Giner, popularly known as Ariadna Gil, was born in Barcelona, Spain. Gil's father, August Gil, is a renowned jurist and lawyer in Spain. From her childhood days, Ariadna Gil had a fascination for the arts. She is a trained singer, dancer, and violinist. She has sung for Matamala, a band formed by her brothers.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Ariadna Gil’s partner?

In 1993, Ariadna Gil got married to director, novelist, screenwriter, and actor David Trueba, and the couple was blessed with two kids; Violeta Rodriguez and Leo. However, in 2008, Gil and David Trueba got separated for reasons unknown to the public. Later, Gil started dating American actor Viggo Mortensen.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

A model prior to her being discovered as an actor, Spanish actress Ariadna Gil once appeared on the cover of a local magazine. She then progressed by doing theater shows, before finally getting into acting. Before her big break into the filmmaking scene, she worked for local TV channels. It was during her spell on TV that film director Bigas Luna discovered her acting potential and decided to cast her in the 1986 movie, 'Lola'. The film became a significant hit and helped Ariadna garner global recognition. Other notable films that Ariadna Gil has appeared in include the 1992 movies 'Amo Tu Cama Rica' and 'Belle Époque'. 1992 was a defining moment in Gil's career. She has since acted in several films of diverse origins and languages, including the 1996 movie 'Malena Es Un Nombre De Tango', 'Black Tears' (1998), 'Pan's Labyrinth'(2006), and the 2008 movie 'Sólo Quiero Caminar '. Gil forayed into English motion pictures with Nick Hamm's 'Talk Of Angels'. She subsequently acted in 'Cassanova'(1999) and the 2000 'Camera Obscura'. She proceeded to act in a few Spanish and Argentinian movies in the mid-'00s. The most well-known of her movies from this time were ' Nueces Para El Amor' and 'Soldados De Salamina,' the two of which got her Best Actress nominations.

What awards has Ariadna Gil won?

Ariadna Gil is the recipient of several awards, like the Butaca Award, Cinema Writers Circle Award, Catalonian Actors and Directors Association, Ondas Award, Goya Award, Turia Award Premios ACE, and Saint Jordi Award for Best Lead Actress. Gil has received the Best Actress award at various film festivals like 'Verona Love Screens Film Festival', 'Valladolid International Film Festival', and 'Havana Film Festival'.

Ariadna Gil's Hobbies And Interests

Ariadna Gil greatly loves soccer and supports F.C. Barcelona, her home team. Ariadna Gil is interested in cooking, shopping, and dancing.

Other Interesting Ariadna Gil Facts And Trivia

  • Ariadna Gil's daughter, Violeta Rodriguez, is named after the most popular character played by Gil in 'Belle Époque'.
  • As of July 2022, Ariadna Gil has now been in a relationship with American actor Viggo Mortensen for 13 years, since 2009.
  • Gil was at her career peak between 1993 and 2007, and she acted in more than thirty films during this duration.

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