María Pedraza

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María Pedraza is a Spanish actress and dancer. Although she was interested in the medium from a very young age, she became known in 2017. Her first starring role was in the film Loving, which later allowed her to get roles in successful series such as Money Heist and Elite. We are sure that in the near future she will continue to add participations in different productions.

Technical data

  • Full name: María Pedraza
  • Date of birth: 26/01/1996
  • Place of birth: Madrid (Spain)
  • Occupation: Ballet dancer, Model, actress
  • Years active: 2017-present
  • Height: 1,70 cm
  • Weight: 65 kg
  • Eyes: Blue
  • Instagram: @MariaPedraza_
  • Twitter: @MariaPedraza_
  • Partner: Jaime Lorente
  • Website: Garay Talent

Biography of María Pedraza

The Spanish dancer was born on January 25, 1996, in Madrid, Spain. At the age of 8, she began her classical dance studies at the “Real Conservatorio Profesional de Danza Mariemma”. Later, following the advice of her mother, Maria began her acting studies in conjunction with dance classes, until she came of age.

As for her love life, she had a romantic relationship with Jaime Lorente, also an actor. With him she coincided in several productions from which the relationship arose. However, both have distanced themselves and their breakup is reflected in social networks.

María Pedraza

Professional Career

Her professional career began after film director Esteban Crespo discovered her through the social network Instagram. He invites her to audition for the lead role in the film Loving. Despite her little experience in the acting area, María Pedraza was chosen as the main character, playing the role of Laura along with Pol Monen, Natalia Tena and others.

After this project, she played the role of Alison Parker in the series Money Heist. This important role allowed the Spanish actress to be recognized internationally. That same year, after the great success of the series, she was part of the cast of Si fueras tu, a web series. It was an interesting format, as it is interactive and viewers chose each week how the story of the series should continue.

María Pedraza

In 2018, the actress and dancer participated in the original Spanish series of the Netflix platform called Elite. Here she shares cast with other well-known Spanish artists. She only participated in the first season of the series. Then, it was confirmed that Maria Pedraza was part of the cast of Toy Boy, which was pre-released in 2019 and then released by Netflix in 2020.

María Pedraza continues to participate in several television and film projects. Due to her young age, she still has many opportunities and challenges to face, so we will continue to see her on screen. Currently, she is waiting for the release date of the movie she stars in, Polyamory for Dummies.

María Pedraza’s movies and series

  • Si fueras tú (movie and series), 2017
  • Money Heist (series), 2017-2021
  • Loving (movie), 2017
  • Elite (serie), 2018
  • Who Would You Take to a Deserted Island? (movie), 2019
  • Toy Boy (serie), 2019
  • El verano que vivimos (película), 2020
  • Polyamory for Dummies (soon)
  • Dancing on Glass (soon)

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