We all love some gossips about celebrities, don’t we? Let’s go with this Spanish actress.

  • Did you know their parents named her after a song by a Spanish Singer called Serrat?

  • She knew she wanted to be an actress when she watched an Almodovar film when she was 13. Her dream was to work with the Spanish director… And her dream came true.
  • She in an excellent dancer. She took classes in classical ballet, jazz…
  • Her first role was in a video of a very popular band in Spain… She started dating one of the members of the band, Nacho Cano.

  • Jamón Jamón was not her first movie… but it was her first role with her actual couple, Javier Bardem. .

  • She made her debut in Hollywood in All the Pretty Horses and she played with Matt Damon.

  • Penélope was the first Spanish actress candidate to the Oscar and Golden Globes although she did not get the awards. She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2008 for playing Maria Elena in Vicky Cristina Barcelona, by Woody Allen.

  • Did you know that she was secretly married to Javier Bardem on the private island that Johnny Depp has in the Bahamas?