Eiza González

Eiza González

Mexican, Actress
Eiza González

Eiza González Mexican Actress, Singer, Model & Singer-Songwriter

Birthname: Eiza González Reyna

Born: 30 January 1990 Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico

Roles: Actress / Singer / Model / Singer-Songwriter

Known for: Baby Driver (2017) and Alita: Battle Angel (2018).

Parents: Glenda Reyna, Carlos González

Siblings: Yulen González Reyna

Albums: Contracorriente (2009) & Te Acordarás de Mí (2012).

Years active: 2007–present


Is fluent in Spanish, English and Italian.

Father died in a motorcycle accident.

Mother runs a modeling agency.


"I lost my father very young, but not young enough to not be aware of what was going on. My father and I had an amazing relationship. We were very close. I fell into a very dark place and I couldn't deal with the loss.

I started eating excessively and gained a lot of weight, and I was very sad. I wasn't in a good place. I wouldn't say I had an eating disorder, I would say I was going through depression."

Eiza González Reyna (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈeisa ɣonˈsalez ˈreina]; born 30 January 1990) is a Mexican actress, singer, model and songwriter.


She gained popularity for her debut role as Dolores "Lola" Valente in the Mexican musical telenovela Lola...Érase una vez (2007–2008). González gained further success starring as Santanico Pandemonium in the American horror series From Dusk till Dawn: The Series (2014–2016).

She is also known for her roles as Monica "Darling" Castello in the action crime film Baby Driver (2017) and as Nyssiana in the cyberpunk action film Alita: Battle Angel (2018).


González was born on 30 January 1990 in Caborca, Sonora, Mexico, the only daughter of former model Glenda Reyna and Carlos González. Her father died in a motorcycle accident when she was 12; she has cited her father's death as a strong influence in her career. She has one brother who is 12 years her senior.

She attended two private bilingual schools, Edron Academy and the American School Foundation, both located in Mexico City. She stayed in Trento, Italy, where she has relatives, for some time when she was around 10, to learn Italian.

From 2003 through 2004, González studied acting at the M&M Studio, an acting school in Mexico City run by actress Patricia Reyes Spíndola. She completed two years of a three-year course at Televisa's acting school, Centro de Educación Artística, before she was cast as the protagonist in the 2007 teen-oriented telenovela Lola...Érase una vez at the age of 16.


While attending school, she was first spotted by producer and director, Pedro Damián, best known for his success with Latin pop band RBD. Two years later, Damian cast González in a remake of Argentina's famous children's telenovela, Floricienta. She portrayed Lola Valente, the lead female protagonist in Lola, érase una vez.

The show began filming in late 2006, and debuted in Mexico on 26 February 2007. It was later shown in various countries throughout Latin America and the United States. Following the completion of Lola, érase una vez, González, accompanied by her mother, moved to New York City briefly in the spring of 2008 to attend a three-month course of acting classes at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. She returned to Mexico City in early fall of that same year.

In April 2009, she was cast in an episode of the popular crime drama television series Mujeres Asesinas as a supporting character for the second season. She starred alongside Mexican actress Susana González in the episode "Tere, Desconfiada", playing the teenage antagonist, Gaby. González has said that she was told about the casting call while she was preparing to release her first solo album Contracorriente.

In 2010, Nickelodeon announced that González would be starring in teen sitcom Sueña conmigo, where she played the characters of Clara Molina and Roxy Pop. For the role, González traveled to Buenos Aires to film in April 2010. She lived in Buenos Aires for a year, traveling back to Mexico City on breaks during the production of the series.

When filming ended in February 2011, Gonzalez returned to Mexico City. The show was produced by Nickelodeon and Televisa, and aired on 20 July 2010 in Latin America and Europe. Because of its success in Argentina, the cast performed several concerts in cities in that country from March to July 2011.

In 2012, González filmed Casi 30, a comedy-drama directed by Alejandro Sugich. González plays Cristina, an 18-year-old ballet student who falls in love with Emilio, the film's lead character. The film marks González's acting debut in cinema. In 2013, the movie premiered at several film festivals in Mexico, but it premiered nationwide in Mexico on 22 August 2014.

In 2012, González starred in the Televisa series Amores verdaderos, a remake of the TV Azteca television series Amor en custodia. The show premiered on 3 September 2012. Originally, Mexican producer Pedro Torres offered González the lead role of Sofía López-Haro in his television show, Gossip Girl: Acapulco, the Mexican remake of the hit American television series, Gossip Girl. González considered accepting the role, but declined, due to her rigorous filming schedule for Amores verdaderos.

In late August 2013, González moved to Los Angeles to pursue her acting career.

In September 2013, González was cast in director Adrian Cervantes' film, All Hail the Squash Blossom Queen. The film was slated to star Bonnie Wright of the Harry Potter film franchise, and González was expected to play Brittany in the movie, but she was later dropped from the project when the role was recast in 2015.

In November 2013, González was announced as a cast member for producer Robert Rodriguez's television series, From Dusk till Dawn: The Series. González played Santanico Pandemonium, a role portrayed by Salma Hayek in the original film. The role was González's first English-speaking part, and she also featured prominently in print advertisements for the series.

The show was produced by Rodriguez for his El Rey network. González relocated to Austin, Texas, to film the program's first season. Following its U.S. debut, the show became available for streaming internationally on Netflix in the UK, Canada, Australia, Europe and Latin America. On 26 March 2014, the series was renewed for a second season on El Rey.

On 12 August 2014, she hosted the MTV Millennial Awards at the World Trade Center Mexico City in Mexico City. In March 2015, González and the cast of From Dusk till Dawn: The Series returned to Austin, Texas, to begin filming for the show's second season.

Since 2015, González has landed a string of prominent roles, appearing as Darling in Baby Driver (2017), Madame M in Hobbs & Shaw (2019), Nyssiana in the cyberpunk film Alita: Battle Angel (2019), Fran in I Care a Lot (2020), KT in Bloodshot (2020) alongside Vin Diesel, executive Maia Simmons in Godzilla vs. Kong (2021), and paramedic Cam Thompson opposite Jake Gyllenhaal in Ambulance directed by Michael Bay.

In 2023, González appeared as "an artist and influencer" in the Apple TV+ climate change-themed anthology series Extrapolations, written and directed by Scott Z. Burns. González was cast in the Netflix series adaptation of The Three-Body Problem from David Benioff and D.B. Weiss. In 2024, she starred opposite Henry Cavill in The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare directed by Guy Ritchie.


González has been a spokesperson for numerous brands. In 2008, González was chosen as the new face of Color Trend for cosmetics brand Avon in Mexico. In 2009, she filmed commercials for the skincare brand Asepxia. She was announced as the newest brand ambassador for the skincare line Neutrogena in February 2015, and filmed advertisements in both Spanish and English to promote the brand.

Following the success of her debut performance in Lola, érase una vez, González signed a deal with EMI Televisa to record her own album as a solo artist in late 2008. Pre-production and recording for González's debut album, Contracorriente, called Counter-current in English, began in fall 2008; the album was recorded in Los Angeles, Texas, and Mexico City. The album was released in Mexico on 24 November 2009.

It was released in the US on 26 January 2010. The album's only single, "Mi destino soy yo" was released in Mexico on 20 October 2009. To promote the single, she performed at televised music festivals and concerts across Mexico. Because of the Sueña conmigo musical tour in Argentina, González was unable to embark on a longer tour for the album or release a second single.

In June 2011, González announced that she wished to focus on the production and recording of her second solo album. She also revealed that she planned to spend the remainder of the year working on new music and would not return to film or television projects until the album was completed. She completed production on her second album during the first months of 2012. The album was recorded in Mexico City, Texas and the Dominican Republic.

The first single off her second album, "Te Acordarás de Mí", was released for digital download on iTunes for Mexico on 16 April 2012, and 22 May 2012 for the U.S. The song was co-written by González, singer-songwriter Alejandra Alberti, and Carlos Lara in Mexico City. The album, also titled Te Acordarás de Mí, was released on 12 June 2012 in Mexico in physical and digital format, and digitally on iTunes the U.S. on the same day. The album contains 12 songs, of which González co-wrote three. Te Acordarás de Mí debuted at number 66 on the Mexican Charts. "Invisible" was announced as the second single, and was released on the radio in Mexico on 1 August 2012.


Gonzalez speaks Italian fluently and some French.

In September 2015, she revealed that she struggled with depression and compulsive overeating from age 15 to age 20 as a result of her father's death.

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Eiza González was born on Tuesday, 30 January 1990 in Caborca, Sonora, Mexico. Her full name at birth was Eiza González Reyna. She is best known as an actress. González's country of citizenship (nationality) is Mexican. Eiza attended high school at American School Foundation, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. For university, she studied at Centro de Educación Artístic, Mexico. Her religion is listed as Roman Catholic. She is 5' 8" (173 cm) tall and weighs 123 lbs (56 kg) with a slim build. She has dark brown eyes and dark brown hair (color). Her net worth is reported to be $5,000,000 US dollars. Eiza González is 34 years old and her zodiac star sign is Aquarius.

You can find people similar to Eiza González by visiting our lists 21st-century Mexican women singers and Women in Latin music.

Full name at birth
Eiza González Reyna
Claim to fame
her roles as Dolores “Lola” Valente Pescador in the Televisa musical telenovela Lola, érase una vez, Clara Molina in the Nickelodeon teen drama telenovela Sueña conmigo, Cristina in the 2012 comedy-drama film Casi 30, Nikki Brizz Balvanera in the Televisa telenovela Amores verdaderos, Santanico Pandemonium in the El Rey Network/Netflix original horror series From Dusk till Dawn: The Series, Monica "Darling" Castello in the 2017 action crime drama film Baby Driver, Caralala in the 2018 drama film Welcome to Marwen, Nyssiana in the 2019 cyberpunk action film Alita: Battle Angel, Magarita/Madame M in the 2019 action buddy comedy film Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, Katie/KT in the 2020 superhero film Bloodshot, Fran in the 2020 Netflix original satirical black comedy thriller film I Care a Lot, Maia Simmons in the 2021 MonsterVerse film Godzilla vs. Kong, Cam Thompson in the 2022 heist action thriller film Ambulance, Elodie in the Apple TV+ original climate change-themed dystopian drama anthology web miniseries Extrapolations, Dr. Augustina "Auggie" Salazar in the Netflix original science fiction web series 3 Body Problem, and Marjorie Stewart in the 2024 spy action comedy film The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare
Date of birth
30 January 1990
Place of birth
Caborca, Sonora, Mexico
Actress, Singer, Model
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5' 8" (173 cm)
123 lbs (56 kg)
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  • Attractive looks
  • Right dimpled smile
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  • Red heart tattoo on left wrist
  • Small outline of black heart tattoo on left hand pinkie finger
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  • Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
  • Caborca, Sonora, Mexico
  • New York City, NY, USA
  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Austin, Texas, USA
  • The Dominican Republic
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Net worth
$5,000,000 USD
High school
  • American School Foundation, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
  • Edron Academy, Álvaro Obregón, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
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  • Centro de Educación Artístic, Mexico
  • M & M Studio, USA
  • Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, New York, USA
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Talent agency
  • 666666 Management
  • Management 360
  • William Morris Endeavor Entertainment
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Partner: Guy Binns (Dating)
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Eiza González and Guy Binns
  • She has appeared in music videos for songs like Propuesta Indecente by Romeo Santos and Supplies by Justin Timberlake.
  • In December 2020, she revealed that had been struggling with allergies and was allergic to dozens of foods and animals. She has also struggled with many breathing issues like sinus infections.
  • Because she didn’t like the way she looked, Eiza had a nose job in 2011.
  • Eiza has suffered from an eating disorder in the past.
  • She has also appeared in an episode of Sesame Street Mexico.

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