Cara Santana is Best Known For Being cast in one of the leading roles in the horror mystery movie, Reunion. Having played the lead role in the romantic drama series, DialStar in 2010. Having made guest appearances in the popular TV series such as Salem, CSI: Miami, and CSI Crime Scene Investigation.
Born Name: Cara Santana
Occupation: Actress, Producer
Born: April 02, 1984, 35 years and 6 months, El Paso, Texas, United States
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5 ft 5 in or 165 cm
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Measurements: 33-23-35 in or 84-58.5-89 cm
Bra size: 32A
Cara Santana went to a prep school. At the age of 16, she moved to Los Angeles and got enrolled in Idyllwild Arts Academy, which is a boarding school that specializes in performing arts. She graduated from the Academy at the age of 18.
Father – Worked as Chief of Juvenile Probation in El Paso.
Mother – Nancy Santana (Attorney)
Siblings – She has a younger brother.
Cara Santana is represented by Leverage Management.
On her father’s side, she has Italian Catholic ancestry, whereas, on her mother’s side, she has Russian Jewish ancestry.
In 2015, Cara made her theatrical film debut in the mystery horror flick, Reunion.
First TV Show
In 2005, Cara made her first TV show appearance in an episode of the medical drama series, Strong Medicine.
Cara relies on her personal trainer Tracy Anderson to keep herself in perfect shape. She is regular at the Tracy Anderson Method Studios in Los Angeles.
Anderson switches her workout routine every 10 days and her routine has an eclectic mix of dance moves, Pilates, and cardiovascular exercises. The workout sessions focus on working core muscles with dynamic stretches and tones other body parts, while burning some serious calories. She also has an active lifestyle and loves to go hiking and playing golf in free time.
She has also worked with celebrity trainer Simone De La Rue and often accompanies her bestie Lea Michele to Simone’s studio in Los Angeles. Simone relies on a blend of yoga, dancing, aerobics, and cardio to keep her high profile clients, which includes likes of Khloe Kardashian, Taylor Swift, and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. Also, she uses mini-trampoline to make her workout fun and special.
As per her diet, she isn’t a fan of restricting herself. She believes in eating a healthy and balanced diet, while not depriving herself of favorite foods. Plus, she drinks a lot of water to keep herself hydrated.
Cara Santana Favorite Things
Breakfast Eatery in Los Angeles – Beverly Hills Hotel – Polo Lounge in Beverly Hills, Chateau Marmont in West Hollywood
Dinner Restaurant in Los Angeles – Pace on Laurel Canyon Blvd, Sunset Tower Bar on Sunset Boulevard, and Pizzeria Mozza on N Highland Avenue
Spa in Los Angeles – Sunset Tower Spa on Sunset Boulevard and ES Nail on Melrose Avenue
Go To Wardrobe Item – Alexander Wang black tee
Travel Destination – Johannesburg, South Africa
Instagram Accounts – @HauteStreet, @insta_animal, and @BarackObama
Typical Bar Order – Club Soda with Lime
Word She Uses Too Often – Essentially
TV Guilty Pleasure – This is Us
First CD She Bought – Craig David’s debut album
Food – Pizza
Pizza Toppings – Mushroom
Comedy Movie – Dumb and Dumber (1994)
Emoji – Red heart
Cara Santana Facts
She has started her fashion blog by the name of CaraDisclothed.com. She created her blog so that she could have detailed dialogue about fashion with her fans and followers.
In her teens, she struggled with her drug and alcohol addiction, which negatively affected her relationship with her parents.
When she was 18 years old, she overdosed on drugs and alcohol and felt she was going to die. However, it served as a turning point in her life as she kicked her drug habit thereafter and has been sober since then.
She is a fan of body art and has got more than a couple of tattoos including a Hebrew saying on her ribcage, which translates to ‘A setback, is a set up for a comeback.’ She got it after turning sober.
In May 2014, she traveled to Botswana in Africa to work on a social project started by UNICEF. She had traveled to Botswana in the past as well.
She loves to play golf and first played it at the age of about 5 or 6. Her father got enrolled her for golf lessons at El Paso Country Club by the age of 9.
She inherited her love for golf from her father and as a child, she often used to ride around on his golf cart.
When she was 5 years old, she told her parents that she wanted to become an actress. However, her parents thought she would grow out of it.
To present her case to attend an arts boarding school in Los Angeles, she created a Power Point presentation, in which she outlined reasons stating why it was a good idea.
She has collaborated with celebrity stylist Joey Maalouf to launch The Glam App, which has licensed stylists and makeup artists available on a single tap. It was launched at the London Fashion Week in February 2015.