Eiza Gonzalez Best Known For Playing Dolores “Lola” Valente Pescador in the Televisa telenovela Lola…Erase una vez from 2007 to 2008, and as Santanico Pandemonium in the El Rey horror series From Dusk till Dawn: The Series.
Eiza González Reyna
Occupation Actress, singer
Years active 2007–present
Born: January 30, 1990, 32 years old and 8 months, Caborca, Sonora, Mexico
Sun Sign Aquarius
Hair Color She is naturally a “Brunette,” but has been seen in “Honey Blonde” hair as well.
Eye Color Dark Brown
Height 5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
Measurements 34-24-35 in or 86-61-89 cm
Bra Size 32B
Genre Latin pop, dance-pop, electropop
Right dimpled smile
Eiza did her schooling from Edron Academy and the American School Foundation in Mexico City.
Gonzalez learnt acting skills from Centro de Educación Artística run by Televisa.
Father – Carlos González (Died when Eiza was 12)
Mother – Glenda Reyna (Former Mexican Model)
Siblings – Yulen González Reyna (Older Brother) (Yulen is 12 years Eiza senior)
She has released her albums via EMI Televisa Music, EMI Music
In March 2015, she was announced as the new Neutrogena brand ambassador.
Eiza released her debut album Contracorriente on November 24, 2009 in Mexico via EMI Televisa Music. It peaked at #13 in Mexico, and #25 in US music charts.
As an actress, she debuted with 2014 film Casi 30 for her role as Cristina. It was filmed in 2012.
Before that, she had already done two Spanish-language voiceovers in 2008 and 2013.
First TV Show
From 2007 to 2008, she played the lead role as Lola in the Mexican melodrama telenovela Lola…Erase una vez.
She gained popularity for her debut role as Dolores Lola Valente in the Mexican musical telenovela Lola…Erase una vez (2007–2008). González gained further success starring as Santanico Pandemonium in the American horror series From Dusk till Dawn: The Series (2014–2016). She is also known for her roles as Monica Darling Castello in the action crime film Baby Driver (2017) and as Nyssiana in the cyberpunk action film Alita: Battle Angel (2018).
In general, she stays fit by eating right. She believes your body shape is actually 70% diet and rest workout.
She also does Kayla Itsines program and Pilates. She loves boxing too, but is against CrossFit as it is more prone to injuries.
To play her character in TV series From Dusk Till Dawn, she had to gain weight so that she could fit well in her character who was a super curvy woman.
For that, she started eating more carbohydrates and proteins. She was on a Zone diet.
Of course, weight training and cardio (like rope skipping and spinning) was also a part of her weight gain schedule.
Born in Caborca, Sonora, Mexico, González is the only daughter of former Mexican model, Glenda Reyna. Her father, Carlos, died in a motorcycle accident when she was twelve; she has cited her father death as a strong influence in her career. She has one brother, Yulen, who is twelve years older than her. She attended two private bi-lingual schools, Edron Academy and the American School Foundation, both located in Mexico City. She completed two years of a three-year course at Televisa acting school, Centro de Educación Artística, before she was cast as the protagonist in the 2007 teen-oriented telenovela Lola…Erase una vez at 16.
2007–2012: Career beginnings and breakout success in Latin America
From 2003 through 2004, González studied acting at the M and M Studio, an acting school in Mexico City run by famed actress, Patricia Reyes Spíndola. At age 14, she was accepted into Televisa famous acting school, Centro de Educación Artística in Mexico City. While attending school, she was first spotted by producer and director, Pedro Damian (best known for his success with Latin pop band, RBD). Two years later, Damian cast González in a remake of Argentina famous children telenovela, Floricienta. She portrayed Lola, the lead female protagonist in Lola…Erase una vez. The show began filming in late 2006 and debuted in Mexico on February 26, 2007. It was later shown in various countries throughout Latin America and the US. To promote the show, González went on a national tour in Mexico to perform songs that she sang on the show. Lola…Erase una vez ran for two seasons before ending in early 2008. Following the completion of Lola…Erase una vez, González, accompanied by her mother, moved to New York City briefly to attend a three-month course of acting classes at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in the spring of 2008. She returned to Mexico City in early fall of that same year.
In April 2009, González was cast in an episode of the popular crime drama television series Mujeres Asesinas as a supporting character for the second season. She starred alongside Mexican actress Susana González in the episode Tere, Desconfiada, playing the teenage antagonist, Gaby. González commented that she was informed about the casting call while she was preparing to release her first solo album Contracorriente.
In early 2010, following the US release of González debut album, Contracorriente, she announced to fans via Twitter that she had been cast as the lead protagonist in the musical tween telenovela Sueña conmigo. González played dual roles of Clara and Clara alter-ego Roxy Pop. For the role, González traveled to Buenos Aires to film in April 2010. She lived in Buenos Aires for a year, travelling back to Mexico City on breaks during the production of Sueña conmigo. When filming ended in February 2011, Gonzalez returned to Mexico City. The show was produced by Televisa and Nickelodeon Latin America, and aired on July 20, 2010 in Argentina, Mexico, and other Latin American countries. Because of its success in Argentina, the cast performed several concerts in throughout Argentina from March to July 2011.
In June and July 2011, González attended castings for Televisa newest tween television series, Miss XV in Mexico City. She auditioned for one of two lead roles and was considered for the lead role. However, producers felt she was too old for the part and she lost the role.
In early 2012, González filmed Casi 30, a comedy-drama directed by Alejandro Sugich. Filming was conducted in Sonora and Mexico City. González plays Cristina, an 18-year-old ballet student who falls in love with Emilio, the film lead character. The film marks González acting debut in cinema. In 2013, the movie premiered at several film festivals in Mexico, but it premiered nationwide in Mexico on August 22, 2014.
In May 2012, she was officially confirmed as one of the female protagonist, Nicole Nikki Brizz Balvanera, for Televisa latest telenovela, Amores verdaderos. Amores verdaderos is a telenovela remake of the TV Azteca television series Amor en custodia, based on the Argentine telenovela of the same name. Filming began on July 23, 2012 and concluded in early May 2013. The show premiered on September 3, 2012 for Canal de las Estrellas in Mexico.
Originally, Mexican producer Pedro Torres offered González the lead role of Sofía López-Haro (Serena Van Der Woodsen in the original television show) in his television show, Gossip Girl: Acapulco, the Mexican remake of the hit American television series, Gossip Girl. González considered accepting the role, but declined, due to her rigorous filming schedule for Amores verdaderos.
2013–present: transition to English-speaking roles
In late August 2013, González moved to Los Angeles, California to further pursue her acting career. In September 2013, González was cast in director Adrian Cervantes’ film, All Hail the Squash Blossom Queen. The film was slated to star Bonnie Wright of the Harry Potter film franchise, and González was expected to play Brittany in the movie. She was later dropped from the project when the role was recast in 2015. In November 2013, she was announced as a cast member for producer Robert Rodriguez television series, From Dusk till Dawn: The Series. González plays Santanico Pandemonium, a role portrayed by Salma Hayek in the original film. The role is González first English-speaking part, and she is also featured prominently on the print advertisements for the series. The show is produced by Rodriguez for his cable network El Rey. González relocated to Austin, Texas to film the program first season. Following its U.S. debut, the show began available for streaming internationally on Netflix in the UK, Canada, and Latin America. On March 26, 2014, the series was renewed for a second season on El Rey. On August 12, 2014, she hosted the MTV Millennial Awards at the Pepsi Center in Mexico City. In March 2015, González and the cast of From Dusk till Dawn: The Series returned to Austin, Texas to begin filming for the show second season.
She appeared as Darling in the action film Baby Driver, released in 2017.
In 2008, González was chosen as the new face of Color Trend de Avon for cosmetics brand Avon in Mexico. She filmed commercials for the skincare brand, Asepxia, in Mexico in 2009. She was announced as the newest brand ambassador for skincare line, Neutrogena in February 2015. She filmed advertisements in both Spanish and English to promote the brand.
Following the success of her debut performance in Lola…Erase una vez, González signed a deal with EMI Televisa to record her own album as a solo artist in late 2008. Pre-production and recording for González debut album, Contracorriente (Counter-current in English) began in fall 2008; the album was recorded in Texas, Los Angeles, and Mexico City. The album was released in Mexico on November 24, 2009. It was released in the US on January 26, 2010. The album only single, Mi Destino Soy Yo, was released in Mexico on October 20, 2009. To promote the single, she performed at televised music festivals and concerts across Mexico. Because of the Sueña conmigo musical tour in Argentina, González was unable to embark on a longer tour for the album or release a second single.
In June 2011, González announced that she wished to focus on the production and recording of her second solo album. She also revealed that she planned to spend the remainder of the year working on new music and would not return to film or television projects until the album was completed. She completed production on her second album during the first months of 2012. The album was recorded in Mexico City, Texas, and the Dominican Republic.
Her first single, Te Acordarás de Mí, was released for digital download on iTunes for Mexico on April 16, 2012 and May 22, 2012 for the U.S. The song was co-written by González, singer-songwriter Alejandra Alberti, and Carlos Lara in Mexico City. González second album, Te Acordarás de Mí was released on June 12, 2012 in Mexico for physical and digital format; it was released digitally on iTunes the U.S. on the same day. The album contains 12 songs; González co-wrote three songs. Te Acordarás de Mí debuted at number 66 on the Mexican Charts. Invisible was announced as the second single; it was released on the radio in Mexico on August 1, 2012.
In February 2013, González confirmed plans for a re-release edition of her second album but it was later cancelled.
As of late August 2013, González was living in Los Angeles. She is fluent in English, Spanish, and speaks some Italian. cIn June 2011, she began dating Mexican businessman Pepe Diaz. The pair split in the summer of 2013. In 2014, she began dating her From Dusk till Dawn: The Series co-star, D.J. Cotrona until June 2016. In September 2015, she revealed that she struggled with depression and compulsive overeating from age 15 to 20 as a result of her father death.
Eiza González Favorite Things
Latin Dishes – Chilaquiles verdes, chiles en nogada, pollo con mole
Soup – Sopa de tortilla
Dessert – Any type of cookie (if it has chocolate, then better)
Eiza González Facts
Eiza professional career started in 2007.
When she was 12, she lost her dad in a motorcycle accident.
She has no sister, just one brother who is 12 years older than her.
Eiza is fluent in English, and Spanish and also speaks Italian.
As a child, she was diagnosed with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) and so takes medicine for it.
In August 2013, Eiza went from Mexico to Los Angeles, California to advance her acting career.
She like those men who loves to walk in rain and enjoys long deep talk.
She has also appeared in an episode of Sesame Street Mexico.
Eiza has suffered from an eating disorder in the past.
Because she didn’t like the way she looked, Eiza had a nose job in 2011.