Facts About Alba Flores
|Celebrated Name||Alba Flores|
|Age||36 Years Old|
|Birth Name||Alba Gonzalez Villa|
|Place Of Birth||Madrid|
|Famous For||Her role as Nairobi in La Casa de Papel (Money Heist)|
|Grand Parents||Lola Flores, Antonio Gonzalez|
|Debut Movie||El Calentito (2005)|
|Debut Television Show/Series||El Comisario|
|Awards||Ondas Awards, Iris Awards, Spanish Actors Union Awards, Platino Awards|
|Height||1.76 m (5 feet 9 inches)|
|Weight||123.5 lbs (56 kg)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Marital Status||Not Married|
|Source of Wealth||Acting|
|Salary||Between $20k and $25k per episode of Money Heist|
|Net Worth||Around $1.5 million|
Alba Gonzalez Villa, popularly known as Alba Flores is a Spanish actress. Flores is best known for her role as Nairobi in the Spanish heist crime drama series, Money Heist. Along with the series, its casts garnered global stardom. Flores is also known for her role as Saray Vargas in the drama series, Vis a Vis (Locked Up). She won several awards for her work in Money Heist and Locked Up. She has also starred in numerous movies, tv shows, and theatre productions.
What is Alba Flores Famous For?
- Her role as Nairobi in La Casa de Papel (Money Heist).
Where is Alba Flores From?
Alba Flores was born on 27 October 1986. Her birth name is Alba Gonzalez Villa. Her birth place is in Madrid in Spain. She holds Spanish nationality. She was born to her father, Antonio Flores, and her mother, Ana Villa. She comes from a family background of singers and actors. Her father was a singer-songwriter, composer, and actor and her mother is a theatrical producer. Her grandmother, Lola Flores was a singer, actress, and bailaora. Her paternal grandfather Antonio Gonzalez was a Spanish singer and guitarist who is considered to be one of the fathers of Catalan Rumba. Her aunts Lolita is an actress and singer and Rosario is a two-time Latin Grammy Award-winning singer. She is the cousin of actress Elena Furiase. She is the only child of her parents. She does not have any siblings. She belongs to mixed ethnicity (white and Hispanic) and her religion is Christianity. She has Romani ancestry. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio.
Alba Flores Career
- Alba Flores studied dramatic interpretation from the age of 13. She also trained in piano performance.
- She trained at the Corazza Acting Studio by the renowned acting coach Juan Carlos Corazza.
- She started her acting career on stage. She performed in a number of roles including Luna de Miel en Hiroshima (2005), and the Romani version of A Midsummer Night's Dream (2007).
- She made her film debut with the 2005 film, El calentito.
- She made her television debut with a guest role in the police drama series, El Comisario.
- She then continued to appear in numerous movies, television shows, and theater productions.
- She starred in the main role as the protagonist's Moroccan servant, Jamila in the Antena 3 series, El Tiempo entre costuras (The Time in Between) in 2013.
- She played an Indian woman in the 2013 television movie, Vicente Ferrer.
- She made her breakthrough after she portrayed the role of Saray Vargas de Jesus in the Spanish serial drama series, Vis a Vis (Locked Up).
- She starred in all four seasons of the show, ending in 2019.
- She won her first TV Award, a shared Best Female Performer in Fiction Award with the female cast via Ondas Awards, a Best Supporting Actress in a Television Series Award for Spanish Actors Union Awards, and several other acting citations.
- She has a special guest appearance in its finale season Vis a Vis: El Oasis.
- She garnered global recognition after she started portraying the role as one of the bank robbers, Nairobi, in the globally popular series, La Casa de Papel (Money Heist).
- The series went on to become Netflix's most viewed non-English series.
- She appeared in season 1 and season 2 (all four parts) of Money Heist. Her character died in the 4th part of the show.
- She won numerous accolades for her role in the series.
- She won Best Supporting Actress in a Television Series at the 6th Feroz Awards and Best Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or TV series at the 7th Platino Awards.
- She appeared in the theater production of La Rosa Tatuada in 2016.
- She was nominated for Best Supporting Actress in Spanish Actors Union Awards for her role as Polixena in the theater production of the Troyanas.
- She was nominated for Best Theater Actress on Fotogramas de Plata for her role in the musical play, Drac Pack.
Who is Alba Flores Partner?
Alba Flores is not married. She is reportedly single at present. Her sexual orientation is lesbian. She previously dated actress Ondina Maldonado. However, the timeline of their relationship is not known. She maintains her personal life private.
How Tall is Alba Flores?
Alba Flores stands at the height of 1.76 m i.e. 5 feet and 9 inches tall. The Spanish actress has a body weight of around 123.5 lbs i.e. 56 kg. She has a slim body build. Her eye color is dark brown and her hair color is dark brown.
What is Alba Flores Salary and Net Worth?
Alba Flores earns from her career in the entertainment industry. The majority of her income comes from her acting career. She has appeared in numerous movies, tv series, and theater productions. It is reported that she was paid around the salary between $20k and $25k per episode of Money Heist. Summing up, she makes a good fortune out of her acting career. At present, her net worth is estimated at around $1.5 million.
Trivias About Alba Flores You Need To Know.
- Her role Nairobi in Money Heist was specifically written for her by producer, Alex Pina.
- She narrated the Netflix-made documentary, Night on Earth.
- She recorded her father's song, "No Puedo Enamorarme de Ti (I cannot fall in love with you)", for the soundtrack of a movie, Al final del Camino.
- Her father composed a song "Alba" dedicated to her.
- Her father died when she was only nine years old.
- She is a vegetarian.
- She supports People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.