Alba Flores was born on October 27, 1986, in Spain, Madrid in Alba González Villa. She was the only child to Antonio Flores who is a musician and composer and Ana Villa, a theatrical producer. She was the child who was born to the family of artists and actors which influenced her to choose her career as an actress. Lola Flores, one of Spain’s renowned actresses and singers was her grandmother whereas her grandfather Antonio Gonzále was also a Spanish singer and guitarist. Her father died when she was just nine years old.
She was seen active in acting career since she took her dramatic interpretation classes from the age of thirteen. Besides her acting classes, she also got some training in piano performance. She has performed numerous roles on stage in the process of starting her career.
Her acting career started in 2004 where she performed numerous roles but in 2005 her Luna de Miel en Hiroshima (Honeymoon in Hiroshima) got noticeable and she got her acting career on the right path. Similarly, she also performed in the Romani version of A Midsummer Night's Dream in 2007. Alba made her cinematic debut with the director Chus Gutiérrez in El calentito (The Warm) in 2005 along with many Spanish actors and actresses. She has given her several performances for television. In 2006 she participated in an episode of the series the El comisario.In 2008 she performed a role in the Antenna 3 television series The Ulysses Syndrome and performed in the musical theater production of Enamorados anónimos (Love Anonymous: The Copla Musical in Broadway) helmed by dance choreographer Blanca Li and music composer Javier Limón in the same year.
Since her father is a singer, in 2009 she also recorded her father's song, "No Puedo Enamorarme de Ti (I cannot fall in love with you)".This was the soundtrack of a movie directed by Roberto Santiago, Al final del Camino where Malena Alterio and Fernando Tejero have performed.
In 2013, she got the main role as Jamila, a servant in the Antena 3 series El Tiempo entre costuras (The Time in Between). She also played the role of an Indian woman in the movie made for TV based on the life of Spanish Missionary Vicente Ferrer which was filmed in Anantapur, India. She played the character of Saray Vargas de Jesús, a Gypsy in Vis a Vis (Locked Up), who in the series is sent to prison and then goes on to depict the image of prison and law enforcement systems. The character faced a 4-year prison sentence for Assault. It was released on April 20, 2015.
She played the special guest appearance in Oasis premiered in 2020 in the finale to close the series.
She was working on the show Vis a Vis when the producer insisted on joining his new show La Casa de Papel (Money Heist) if she was interested. She was given the role of a Nairobi, one of the bank robbers on the show. When this show was Streaming late 2017 and gained worldwide critical recognition worldwide and become Netflix's most viewed non-English series, she got the massive popularity. This show got a lot of popularity and got several awards. This series won best drama series at the International Emmy Awards. She also was highlighted through her role as Nairobi. She got international recognition after these series. She has acted as an expert in counterfeiting and forgery and the team's Quality Control Manager who is in charge of printing the money in Parts One and Two and overseeing the melting of gold in Parts Three and Four.
She was been nominated for many awards. She got several awards which are listed below:
In 2015 she won Ondas Awards for Best Female Performer in Fiction in Vis a vis.
IN 2017 She won Spanish Actor's Union Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Television Series in Vis a vis
In 2019 she won Premios Iris awards for Best Actress in Money Heist.
In 2020 she won Platino Awards for Iberoamerican Cinema awards for Best Supporting Actress in Money Heist.
33 years old Flores is 5ft8inches tall with a glamourous look. Apart from acting, she is also a singer and performs theater plays. Alba Flores is a vegetarian. She doesn't hesitate to call herself a lesbian. She lost her father and her grandmother when she was only 9 years old. She has kept her relationship secret.
There is no doubt that the talented Spanish actress has earned a lot like her name and fame. She has won the hearts of millions of people with her role as Nairobi in the Spanish series"Money heist".According to Net worth source as of 2020, her net worth is $1.5 Million dollars. The source has also claimed that she used to take $20,000 to $25,000 per episode while working in Money Heist.
We can see her active on social media like Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
She has 12.1Mfollowers on Instagram and 363 followers on twitter
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