Rapper, Daredevil & Nanny: What You Didn’t Know about Gina Rodriguez

Gina Rodriguez kicks ass as Jane in CW’s Jane The Virgin. She kicked ass at the Golden Globes this year and gave a kick-ass acceptance speech that was poised, gracious and inspirational. If that wasn’t enough to make you fall in love with the Puerto Rican actor, here are 11 other reasons why Gina should be your #WomanCrushEveryday.

She’s Not Obsessing Over Being a Size Zero

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She’s Turning Down Roles for All the Right Reasons

She’s All About GIRL POWER

We are the makers of our dreams, the hustlers of our hustle and no one can stop you but yourself. @thr #janethevirgin #thehollywoodreporter A photo posted by Gina Rodriguez (@hereisgina) on

There’s NO SHAME in Her “Lend Me a Dress” Game

Magical evening at #ImagenAwards styled by @whatlaurenloves hair by @thisisbabe #latinosStandUp #nightToRemember A photo posted by Gina Rodriguez (@hereisgina) on

She’s as Smart as She is Gorgeous

Family Comes FIRST

She Works Hard for the Money

She Spits Hot Fire, Yo


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How many actors ad-lib on the red carpet? We’ve seen Rodriguez put her rap skills on display in the hip-hop drama Filly Brown, where she played a young hip-hop artist. But we’ve also seen her on the red carpet giving impromptu renditions of one her characters’ popular rap lines.  

Dentists Scare the Sh*t Out of Her


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She’s just like us when she says she’d rather jump out of a plane than visit the dentist. So she did just that. Watch her explain it to David Letterman.

She Gets Knocked Down, Pulls Herself Back Up. No F’n Sweat.

Jupiter in Leo. And I spread my wings. #janethevirgin #TODAYisAluckyDAY photo cred: #henriesteve A photo posted by Gina Rodriguez (@hereisgina) on

She’s the Girl Next Door Living Her Dream

A moment behind the scenes of today’s cover shoot. #blessed #humbled #janethevirgin

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