Gabriela Elena Spanic Utrera is usually known as Gabriela Spanic. Her maternal family name is Utrera and her parental surname is Spanic. she was born on December 10, 1973, in Ortiz, Guarico State, Venezuela. Her nickname is Gaby. She was born from Casmiro Spanic and Norma Utrera. She holds Venezuelan Nationality. According to astrologers, her zodiac sign is Sagittarius and according to the Chinese zodiac sign, she is born in the year of the ox.

Gabriela is an actress, singer, and model. She is best known for roles in several Latin telenovelas, including her portrayal of twins in La usurpadora in 1998.

Physical Appearance And Body Measurement

Gabriela has got attractive body shape. She has got light brown colored eyes and black colored hair. She always carries a beautiful smile on her face. She also does yoga and workout.

A portrait photo of Gabriela Spanic.
A portrait photo of Gabriela Spanic. Source: Instagram

Gabriela’s is about 1.76 m tall. and weighed about 56 kg. As she is also a model, her body fits exactly her height. Her body measurement is 35 inches chest, 24 inches waist, and 34 inches hips. She looks very healthy. Her habit of eating green leafy vegetables makes her stay healthy and fit.

Family Background And Siblings

Gabriela Spanic has a beautiful family. Her father’s name is Casimiro Spanic and is from Croatian. Her mother is from Venezuelan Spanic and her name is Norma Utrera. Gabriela was born in Caracas but she was raised in Ortiz. She was raised with her parent’s support and love and care.

Gabriela Elena Spanic Utrera with her mother Venezuelan Spanic.
Gabriela Elena Spanic Utrera with her mother Norma Utrera.. Source: Metropol

She has got 3 siblings. She has a twin sister, Daniela Spanic, they look alike. Daniela is also an actress and she is also as famous and talented as Gabriela. They are the eldest among siblings. Gabriela has got a younger sister named Patricia Spanic and also a younger brother named Antonio Spanic. They have fun in childhood since growing up with siblings is very fun as they find their friends within their siblings.

Education And Qualification

Gabriela is very talented and she is well educated. She has good rankings too. Gabriela attended psychology classes for a year in Caracas at Andrés Bello Catholic University. she realized that her true passion as on acting so, she left her study to continue her career in acting.

Gaby started attending class at ‘The Luz Columbia Theatre research center’. Then she also took different classes/courses in Training Centre of Professionals Communication and ”Free Workshop for the actors”. She established herself as a model by attending ‘‘Herman’s Institute‘ knowing that the business model will lead her directly to the world of cinema.

Early Life

Gabriela Spanic completed her study with a good ranking. Gabriela studied psychology, But she was interested in acting. Her passion was acting so in 1992, she joined the ”Miss Venezuela International” contest and also won it which become a platform to launch her acting career.

She later appeared in Rosangelica in 1993 where she played the role of Karla. She played the role of villain in Morena Clara in 1994 through which she got her first lead role in the opera Como to Ninguna 1994. After playing in Todo por tu Amor in 1997, as Amaranta. Gabriela then moved to Mexico after she married.


After playing some of the shows, she moved to Mexico and she acted in La usurpadora in 1998, portraying twins Paolo and Alina where she acted in La usurpadora (1998), portraying twins Paola and Paulina, broke all the records with audiences and became one of the most popular soap operas in Mexico, and also in 120 countries, and later was translated into 25 languages. La Usurpadora was the first novel to win more than 20 points in the grid of the TV American audience. She earned more fame after acting in this.

A portrait photo of Gabriela Elena Spanic Utrera at shooting time.
A portrait photo of Gabriela Elena Spanic Utrera at shooting time. Source: Instagram.

In 2000, she co-hosted OTI Festival which was held in Acapulco. She also worked in Prisionera (2004), and Tierra de pasiones (2006).  Moving forward to her journey, In 2010, she worked with Televisa again and played the antagonist of Soy tu Duena. She then signed with TV Azteca and worked in Emperatiz (2011), La otra caradel alma (2012) and Siempre tuya Acapulco (2014). In 2020, Spanic was a participant in Dancing with the stars Hungary. Spanic has also appeared in the series Si nos Dejan as Fedora Montelongo in 2021. She also appeared in La casa de los famosoa as participant, Esta historia me suena as Roserio in 2021.In 2022, she appeared in Corazon Guerrero as the character of Elisa.

Relationship And Children

Gabriela, in 1994 played a lead role in the soap opera Como Tu Ninguna with her co-actor (partner on the show) Miguel de Leon. The partner in the show fall in love with each other and later on become real-life partners. They got married in 1996 and after marriage, they moved to Mexico. Their married couldn’t last long and they got separated in 2002. The reason for her separation was because of her affair with telenovela star Jose Angel Llamas.

Gabriela Elena Spanic Utrera with her son Gabriel de Jesus from her Ex-boyfriend Neil Perez.
Gabriela Elena Spanic Utrera with her son Gabriel de Jesus from her Ex-boyfriend Neil Perez. Source: Instagram

Gabriela was also in a relationship with Neil Perez (2008) and Frederico Lapenda (2009-2010). Spanish is not dating anyone now and is a single mother of her son from an ex-boyfriend, Neil Perez. Her son was born in 2008 and named Gabriel de Jesus. She is living a happy life as a single mother with her son now.


Gabriela is a very talented actor. She began her journey she win the Miss Venezuela International contest. She has been able to get the concentration of people towards her through her act. Because of her acting, she is also nominated for a different award function

Gabriela was nominated in an award function in 2005 and was also able to win the ‘Orquidea Award’ for her trajectory as an actress. She has also been able to win ‘the prestigious FAMAS award for her role in Tierra de Pasiones. Her acting capacity will make her win many awards in the upcoming journey too.

Social Media

Gabriela Spanic uses social sites like Instagram and Twitter where she kept on posting about her personal life issues. She mostly posts about her son and her photos on social media. She has got a big fan following and is mostly active on her social sites.

As of 2022, Spanic has got about 425.3 k followers on her Twitter account and her username is @gabyspanic. Also, she has got around 2.2 M followers on her Instagram account. Her Instagram username is Gabriela Spanic

Net Worth

As Gabriela Spanic started her career journey from the very beginning. She has got many opportunities to act in tv shows, series, and movies too. As Gabriela Spanic is one of the richest Soap Opera Actresses & listed as the most popular Soap Opera Actress her estimated net worth is around $1.5 million.

Her source of income is her career as an actress. The amount includes her assets, money, and income. Through her various source of income, Gabriela has also been able to accumulate good fortune and live a happy life with her son fulfilling all desires of her son.

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