Celebrities Michelle Rodriguez January 27, 2016 MoviePoster American actress Michelle Rodriguez was born on July 12, 1978, in San Antonio, Texas. When she was 8 years old, she moved to the Dominican Republic, the native land of her mother. Later, she lived in Puerto Rico and at 17, settled in the USA. In 2000, she went for her first audition and got a role in independent movie “Girlfight”. Soon, she was nominated for several awards, including the National Board of Review, Deauville Film Festival, Independent Spirit Awards, Gotham Awards, Las Vegas Film Critics Sierra Awards. Her other most successful roles were in “The Fast and the Furious” (2001) and its sequels, “Resident Evil” (2002), “Avatar” (2009), “Machete” (2010) and “Battle: Los Angeles” (2011). Since 2009, Michelle Rodriguez is also a DJ and performs at nightclubs and at film premiere after-parties. In 2013, she stated that she wanted to be a screenwriter and was working at two screenplays. In 2015, she appeared in Demi Lovato’s music video “Confident”. Michelle is bisexual. She was in relationships with Vin Diesel and Olivier Martinez. In 2014, she dated model Cara Delevingne. The actress also had some legal issues. In 2002, she was arrested for assaulting her roommate. In 2003, she was accused of a hit and run and driving under the influence. Later, she was also pulled over for driving under the influence and over speed.