Meet Alessandra Garcia Lorido, Andy Garcia’s Daughter, a Plus-Size model
Alessandra Garcia-Lorido is an actress and model famous for her role in The Lost City (2005), Christian Siriano: Spring/Summer 2019 at NYFW (2018), and The Models (2019). Besides, she is the daughter of the American actor Andy Garcia and producer Marivi Lorido García.
The rising star is looking to follow in her parent’s footsteps and has a bright future. But, what about her personal life? Does she have any siblings? Who is Alessandra’s boyfriend/husband? How long have her parents been together?
There are many queries surrounding Alessandra Garcia-Lorido that need to be answered. So, if you are among the people who want to learn more about her, you have come to the right place. Let’s get started right away.
Alessandra Garcia-Lorido Is A Los Angeles Native; Her Early Life, Family And More
Alessandra Garcia-Lorido was born Alessandra Andrea Garcia-Lorido on June 20, 1991 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is the daughter of Andy Garcia and Marivi Lorido Garcia. The star daughter is 31 years old as of 2023 and her zodiac sign is Gemini.
Talking about her ethnicity, Lorido has Cuban ancestry and is American by nationality. She is the granddaughter of Amelie Menéndez and René García Núñez.
Alessandra has completed high school at Campbell Hall School in Studio City, California. It is also where she met her best friend Dakota Fanning. Fanning is an American actress famous for I Am Sam (2001), Man on Fire (2004), and Coraline (2009). Similarly, after graduating from high school Ms. Garcia went to New York to pursue film production but transitioned to modeling instead.
Her Height And Weight
The actress stands at around 5 feet and 9 inches tall and weighs around 72 kg/159 lbs.
She Has A Total Of Three Siblings
The celebrity kid has two elder sisters and a younger brother. Her eldest sister Dominik Garcia-Lorido was born on August 16, 1983. She is an actress famous for City Island, Magic City, Mr. Robot, and Wild Card.
Likewise, Alessandra’s sister Daniella Garcia-Lorido was born in California on January 3, 1988. She is 34 years old and followed in her father’s and sister’s footsteps. Daniella is known for Geostorm, At Middleton, and Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot.
Furthermore, The Lost City actress’s brother Andrés Garcia-Lorido was born on January 28, 2002. He is also a rising actor known for his performance in The Lost City.
Alessandra Garcia Is A Model And An Actress
Alessandra wanted to pursue a career in movie production however, her interest shifted toward modeling where she signed a contract with IMG. She has worked with multiple brands on catalog gigs including Lane Bryant and Target.
Garcia Lorido is a plus-size model and has appeared in ads for Simply Be lingerie and Wet n’ Wild‘s mascara campaign and walked on several of Cristian Siriano’s shows. Yet, it hasn’t always been a joyful ride for her being a curve model. She even admitted it to W magazine back in February 2018 saying that casting has always been a stressful situation for her or any other curve models,
“Casting is always really crazy because for me and other curve models, we’re in this new world that we’re trying to break through and create more diversity in fashion. But it’s also a stressful time.”
Besides modeling, the talented star kid is also an actress. Alessandra has appeared in a handful of movies and TV series including Just the Ticket (1998), The Lost City (2005), The Models (2020), and Christian Siriano: Spring/Summer 2019 at NYFW.
Furthermore, the star kid also loves to cook. She has been a passionate home cook since the tender age of 12. Alessandra loves to cook a lot and for her, it is one of the excuses she uses to invite friends over and spend time with them.
Alessandra Garcia Lorido’s Parents Got Engaged On Their First Date; Andy And Marivi’s Love Story
Alessandra’s mom and dad’s love story is quite the conversation starter. The couple met in a Miami bar sometime in the mid-70s. Similarly, while talking about the subject matter with PEOPLE Mag, the Godfather actor made it clear that he fell in love with Marivi the same night they met.
“We were very young, but she swept me off my feet. Some people know each other a while and there’s a friendship first, but when we met that night, it was very clear that this was the woman of my life.”
What’s more, Andy proposed to Lorido on their first date and to everyone’s surprise, Alessandra’s mother said yes. The duo dated for about seven years before tying the knot in 1982.
The Pair Has Been Together For Over Forty Years
Andy and Marivi officially became husband and wife on September 24, 1982, after dating for almost seven years. They had a very low-key wedding ceremony attended by their closest friends and family members. Alessandra’s parents have been married for more than 40 years.
Similarly, back on September 24, 2022, Andy took to his Instagram to wish his wife a happy 40th anniversary, captioning an image of their wedding day,
40 blessed years!
The lovely flames marriage is still going strong and we also hope that this couple will be together until the end.
Is Alessandra Garcia-Lorido Dating Anyone As Of 2023?
The actress/model is quite active on social media where she posts a lot of pictures relating to her work and family members. However, when it comes to her love life Alessandra is as silent as a rock. She hasn’t spoken up about anything related to her being with someone special.
Similarly, none of the media outlets have disclosed her being romantically linked to anyone at the moment. Thus, we know that Andy Garcia’s daughter is probably single. She is currently focusing on her career so that she can make a big name for herself.
Whatever the case, let’s hope that Alessandra finds a perfect match for herself.
Alessandra Garcia-Lorido Net Worth, Is She Rich As Her Father?
The celebrity daughter is slowly but surely making a name for herself with her career in modeling and movies. She has a total net worth of around $1.5 million.
On the other hand, her father, Andy Garcia, has a net worth of $20 million. He has earned his fortune from his career as an actor, producer, and director.