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People Magazine Interview: Gina’s Journey to Stardom

Gina Rodriguez has always known she wanted to be a performer – even if she didn’t always look the part.

“I was a huge tomboy,” the Jane the Virgin star tells PEOPLE about growing up in Chicago as the youngest of three daughters born to native Puerto Rican parents.

“I remember being 6 years old – I was probably wearing joggers and an oversized T-shirt – and I saw these little girls in sequins outfits smiling and dancing at the Puerto Rican Day parade. I was like, ‘I want to be in those little sequin dresses.’ ”

Rodriguez, now 30, joined a dance troupe and continued to perform through high school, but it wasn’t long before she set her sights on acting as well.

When she was only 13, she ventured across town on her own to audition for a commercial against her parents’ wishes.

“I got the parent next to me to sign my parental consent form so they didn’t know that I didn’t have a parent with me,” Rodriguez says. “I ended up booking the commercial, so they called my parents. I thought I was going to get in so much trouble. But I was going to get paid for the commercial so they said, ‘Fine. You can do it if you put the money towards college.’ I said, ‘Done deal, baby seal. Let’s do this.’ ”

Gallery Links:
Photoshoots & Portraits > 2015 > Session 04 – People Magazine
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Glamour April Issue Scans + Photoshoot

Gina is featured in the April issue of Glamour magazine (with Natalia Vodianova on the cover). Scans and an outtake from the photoshoot have been added to our gallery. Massive thanks to my friend Lindsey, who is the webmaster of Rachel McAdams Online, for donating the scans.

Gallery Links:
Magazine Scans > 2015 > Apr | Glamour
Photoshoots & Portraits > 2015 > Session 03 – Glamour

Zooey Magazine Additional Outtakes

I’ve added some more outtakes from the photoshoot Gina did last year for Zooey Magazine. Massive thanks to my friend Claudia, who is the webmaster of Julianne Moore Fan for donating these.

Gallery Links:
Photoshoots & Portraits > 2014 > Session 05 – Zooey

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