Penelope Cruz is a world-famous Spanish-born actress with a net worth estimated at $55 million. Cruz won critical acclaim while still very young, for her performances in two foreign-made films, "jardin, jardin," and "Belle Epoque." She was born on April 28, 1974 and has already appeared in several noteworthy American films, including "Blow," "Vanilla Sky" and "Nine."
However, she is best-known for her performances in films directed by Pedro Almodovar. These include: "Broken Embraces," "Volver" and "All about My Mother." Penelope Cruz has won numerous awards for her work in films, including an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress, 3 Goya awards, 2 European Film Awards, a Best Actress Award at the Cannes Film Festival and many more. She is Spain's first female actress to ever win an Oscar and is currently thought to be one of the world's best actresses. Penelope Cruz remains active and busy. She continues to accept film roles in America and Europe.