Birth Name: Mónica Cruz Sánchez
Place of Birth: Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain
Date of Birth: 16 March, 1977
Mónica Cruz is a Spanish actress and dancer. She is the sister of fellow Spanish actress Penélope Cruz.
Mónica is the daughter of Encarna Sánchez, a hairdresser, from Alonchel, Extremadura, and Eduardo Cruz, a retailer and auto mechanic, from Andalusia. Mónica has a daughter.
An article stated that Penélope Cruz has some Romani-Gypsy ancestry. It is not clear if this ancestry has been verified/documented.
Mónica’s paternal grandfather was named Manolo Cruz.
Mónica’s paternal grandmother was named Modesta.
Mónica’s maternal grandmother was named Isabel Sánchez.
Source: Genealogy of Mónica Cruz (focusing on her father’s side) – https://www.geni.com