Laura Gomez is a Dominican actress, speaker, writer, and director. She is known for her role as Selena Cruz for 3 episodes in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Blanca Flores in Orange Is The New Black. For her role in Orange Is The New Black she had nominated for Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series in 2018 and won in 2017. She also won The NYU Technisphere Award for her short film To Kill a Roach.
Laura Gomez was born on 15th November 1979 in New Jersey, United States. She belongs to mixed ethnicity and her birth sign is Scorpio.
Gomez had not revealed information regarding her early life, father & mother's name. Her childhood life, parents' work, and sibling no information is shared with the public. She was raised in her home town in Santo Domingo Dominican Republic.
Later at the age of 21, she moved to New York to study acting in 1991. After completing her education in acting in 1994 she got entry into a theater and worked as a voice actor.
As of 2019 she was married and has kids. Recently she is dating with writer Salman Rushdie. The couple is seen together on various occasions and festivals.
The couple is living a peaceful life without any controversy and breakups. They are staying strong.
Previously she dated Client Eastwood son Kyle Eastwood in 1995. They dated some times and got married on 1st May 1995. Laura and her husband welcomed their first child daughter Graylen Eastwood on 28th March 1994.
They lived together for 10 years and got divorced in 2005.
Laura Gomez has earned a pretty amount for her work as an actor in television series and Dominican movies. But she has not revealed the total net worth she had earned from her work.
As for her salary, she must be earned from $100,000 to $300,000 per season for her role in Orange Is the New Black. Most of the Orange Is the New Black star earned around it.
Furthermore, she has not revealed information regarding her house and car that she had earned from her acting career.
Laura Gomez acted in Ma femmes' appellee reviens in 1982 while she was 3 years old. Later she debuted from the movie Victimas del poder in 1998. After she moved to New York she appeared in various television series including Law & Order in 2008 and later appeared in a small role or in 1 or 2 episodes in a series.
She again reappeared in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit with 3 episodes as Selena Cruz. She got her major role as Blanca Flores from 2013 to 2019 with 74 episodes in Orange Is the New Black. She also won Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series and shared Awards with her star cast including Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon, Michael Harney, Michelle Hurst, Kate Mulgrew, Jason Biggs and rest of the actor of Orange Is the New Black.
Laura Gomez is a Dominican actress, speaker, writer, and director.
Dominican actress stands 5 feet 4 inches or 162 in cm.
Her previous husband was a musician and son of Clint Eastwood, Kyle Eastwood.