Justina Machado Bio


Relationship Statistics of Justina Machado

What is Justina Machado marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):In Relation
Is Justina Machado having any relationship affair ?: Yes
Is Justina Machado lesbian ?: No

More about the relationship

Justina Machado is in a relationship. She is dating Christian Svensson. This couple is seeing each other since 2003.

Previously, she was in a relationship with, Aaron.

Who is Justina Machado?

Justina Machado is an American actress who is best known for her role as Penelope Alvarez on the Netflix show ‘One Day at a Time’ from 2017 to 2019.

She is also widely recognized for her performances as Darci Factor in the CW show ‘Jane the Virgin’, Brenda on the drama ‘Queen of the South’ and as Vanessa Diaz on the HBO drama series ‘Six Feet Under’.

Justina Machado: Age, Parents, Siblings, Family

She was born on September 6, 1972, in Chicago, Illinois, USA, and is currently 47 years old.

She was born on the same date as Anika Noni Rose and Idris Elba. After giving birth to two children, her parents moved to Chicago from Peurto Rico and her parents subsequently divorced.

Her mother remarried and gave birth to three children. She is the eldest of her four siblings.  Her family was poor and she grew up in the Northwest Side of Chicago and was raised Catholic.

Justina holds American citizenship and her ethnicity is a mix of Peurto Rican and Cuban.

Education, School/College University

She was interested in drama since her early age and participated in her school plays. Also, she took dance classes at Franklin Fine Arts Center and attended Lane Technical College Prep High School in 1986.

Justina performed with the Latino Chicago Theater Company during her spare time.

Justina Machado: Professional Life and Career

After completing her high school education, she made her way towards New York City and her previous experience helped her to begin her acting career in New York City.

Justina Machado appeared on the big screen in ‘ABC Afterschool Special’ and made her breakthrough from the television series ‘Six Feet Under’ as Vanessa Diaz in 2005. Then, she made another notable appearance as Claudia Diaz in nine episodes on the TV series ‘ER’.

Moreover, she appeared as a single mother raising two children and struggling with PTSD after serving in Afghanistan in the remake of ‘One Day at a Time’ in 2017.

Likewise, her other notable film appearances include in ‘She’s So Lovely’, ‘Final Destination 2’, ‘Little Fugitive’, ‘The Purge: Anarchy’, and appeared on stage in ‘Some Girl(s)’, ‘In the Heights’, Love, Loss and What I Wore’, etc.

Likewise, she made her appearance in the music video for TLC’s song Damages in 2003.

Awards, Nominations

She won Imagen Award in the category Best Actress- Television for ‘One Day at a Time’ in 2017 and 2018, won Screen Actors Guild Awards in the category Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for ‘Six Feet Under’ in 2004, nominated for ALMA Award in the category Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series for ‘ER’ in 2009.

Justina Machado: Net Worth, Salary

She has been active in the entertainment industry for many years and she has appeared in many films and television shows.

She must have earned a decent amount of money from her career however, she has not disclosed it yet.

Justina Machado: Rumors and Controversy

There was a rumor that she was dating actor Christian Svensson but the couple never confirmed their relationship. It seemed that the pair were caught kissing in front of the cameras and paparazzi.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Justina Machado has a height of 5 ft. 1 inch and weighs 54 kg. She has brown eyes and blonde hair. Her body measurement is 30-23-33 inches and her bra size is 30B.

Social Media

She has around 230k followers on Instagram, about 68k followers on Twitter, and around 12.5k followers on Facebook.


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