About Rosa Salazar

Rosa Salazar is a famous and talented American actress from Canada. She is popularly known for her numerous significant roles and gained international recognition from her starring roles in the film Alita: Battle Angel. She is only in the mid-30s, and we can expect more from her in the coming future.

Quick Infos
Full NameRosa Bianca Salazar
Date of Birth16th July ,1985
Birth placeCanada , British Columbia
Parent(s)Luis Salazar and Marilynne Salazar
Zodiac SignCancer
Net Worth4 million dollars

Early life

Rosa  Salazar was born on 16th July of 1985 in the westernmost province of Canada named British Columbia. Her full name is Rosa Bianca Salazar, and she has citizenship in both Canada and America. She is the daughter of Luis Salazar and Marilynne Salazar. She has both French and Peruvian ancestry.

Born in Canada, Rosa Salazar spent most of her youth in Washington, D.C. of the United States. Then she moved to Greenbelt of Maryland, where she joined the Eleanor Roosevelt High School. She was active in various programs of school theatres during her school year. She is a high school graduate.

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Rosa Salazar made her film debut in 2012, where she earned her appearance in 2 short films, Looper: Baldness Anxiety and Fortune Son, where she portrayed Elisa’s character. Following a year in 2013, she appeared in another short film called Plan B, showing Steph’s name. The same year, she voiced for the nature Roller Derby girl in an American 3D computer-animated action-adventure film called Epic.

In 2014, she appeared in Trevor White’s biographical crime drama film called Jamesy Boy as Crystal. She also appeared in Scot Armstrong’s comedy film Search Party as Pocahontas the same year. The following year, she played a small role in the dystopian science fiction action film called The Divergent Series: Insurgent as Lynn. The same year, she appeared in Charles Hood’s romantic comedy-drama film Nights Owls, portraying Madeline’s character.

The audience positively loved her performance. That year, she earned her first Hill Country Film Festival Award nomination for Best Actress and won the Twin Cities Film Fest Breakthrough Achievement Award for Performance in 2015. She then dropped another leading role in the American dystopian science fiction film Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials as Brenda. The film was directed by Wes Ball, based on the novel by James Dashner.Rosa Salazar

In 2016, Salazar played the leading role as Rosa in the short film Good Crazy which she wrote and directed herself for which she received Sundance Film Festival Short Film Grand Jury Prize. The same year, she appeared in Steven C. Miller’s survival thriller film, Submerged, portraying Amanda’s character.

In 2017, Rosa Salazar starred in Dax Shepard’s American cop action comedy film called CHiPs as Ava Perez alongside stars Shepard and Michael Pena. In 2018, she again starred in the Maze Runner: The Death Cure as Brenda and starred in the drama film The Kindergarten Teacher as Becca. She also portrayed the character of Lucy in the post-Apocalyptic horror thriller film Bird Box.

In 2019, Salazar made her breakthrough from the cyberpunk action film Alita: Battle Angel as the lead character Alita. For her performance, she earned an Image Award nomination for Best Actress – Feature Film. In 2020, she played the leading role in the comedy-drama film Pink Skies Ahead as Addie.



Rosa Salazar started off her acting career on the television series Old Friends, where she portrayed a dog walker’s character. She then played various characters in the internet comedy web series called College Humor. The series was premiered in 2010 and ended in 2012. Between those years, she made her small appearance in an episode of police procedural and legal drama tv series Law & Order: LA as Yolanda. She also appeared in 4 episodes of the horror tv series American Horror Story: Murder House as nurse Maria then she appeared in the tv film Little Brother as Odetta.

In 2011, she appeared in 13 episodes of the family comedy-drama series Parenthood as Zoe DeHaven. She then made her appearance in other television string like Body of Proof, China, IL, Hunt the Truth, Comedy Bang! Bang!, Big Mouth, and others, she has also appeared in television films like Boomerang, Nuclear Family, Wrestling Isn’t Wrestling, and others. In 2019, she dropped the leading role in the American comedy-drama tv series Undone as Winograd Diaz. The series is still running as of 2020.


Personal life

Talking about Rosa Salazar’s personal life, she prefers to remain away from the public despite being a public figure. She once confessed that she has always been growing alone and independent, and she likes to be that way. She enjoys her own company.

Salazar was in a relationship with actor and YouTuber Isaac Hilleger for a long time. After they broke up, Salazar seems to be enjoying her single life currently. She also has an Instagram account and has over 402 thousand followers, but she only has six posts till now, which only concludes that she does not have any interest in social media.


Physical statistics & others

Rosa Salazar turned 35 years old as of 2020. She is active and has a height of 5 feet and 3 inches with a bodyweight of around 52 kg. She has dark brown eyes and black hair. She possesses a fair skin, and a baby look, and her distinctive feature is her big eyes and a small face. She has a slim body build and is quite fashionable. Her body measurements are 33-25-35 inches.

Salazar belongs to the Cuban-American ethnicity. She has the nationality of Americans, and she follows the Christian religion. Her star sign is Cancer, and her sexual orientation is straight.

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Net worth

Rosa Salazar’s net worth as of 2020 is estimated to be around 4 million dollars. she earns her millions from acting and various brand endorsements. Her net worth is expected to rise in the coming future as she is young and already successful in her career.