These Facts Will Tell You Things You Didn’t Know About Jessica Garza

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Jessica Garza – born September 22, 1984, is 39 years old.

Jessica Garza Montes de Oca is a multi-talented Mexican beauty who plies her trade as an all-around performer. She is an actress, singer, director, songwriter, ballet dancer, and choreographer. The support and encouragement of her family made it possible for her to be the actress that she is today.

The family-centric Jessica is purely focused on her career right now and has little time for anything else, but when she has spare time, she loves to spend it playing basketball, swimming, riding her bicycle, or cooking up a storm in the kitchen for her family and friends delight. Let’s get to know more about this beautiful actress.

Profile summary of Jessica Garza
  • Name: Jessica Garza Montes de Oca
  • Date of birth: September 22, 1984
  • Age: 39 years old
  • Place of birth: Mexico City, Mexico
  • Nationality: Mexican
  • Education: Universidad de las Americas, Puebla
  • Parents: NA
  • Height: 165.1 cm
  • Occupation: Actress, singer-songwriter, and writer
  • Years active: 2008–present
  • Net worth: $500,000 (estimated)
  • Instagram: @jessikgarza

Background and early life of Jessica Garza

Jessica was born and spent her early childhood in Mexico with her parents and younger brother. Her birth details show she was born on September 22, 1984, in Mexico City, Mexico. As she has stated in several interviews in the past, she always had a passion for performing/acting right from a very tender age. The actress recalls teaming up with her brother and going all the way to stage plays and theatrical performances for her family at a very young age, complete with a makeshift stage, lighting, props, and even improvised music, just to give her family that theatrical experience at home.

When Jessica Garza was in fourth grade, she met a fellow 4th grader who was going to acting classes, as well as auditions, and this actually got her thinking. At this point, she came to the realization that people can actually make a career from acting and she set her mind on becoming an actor one day. By the time she went to high school, her passion to become an actor had consumed her so much that she made a deal with her father that if she finishes school a year early, he would consider letting her go to Los Angeles for auditions and acting classes. Her father couldn’t resist her enthusiasm and agreed to the deal despite wanting her to proceed to college.

She did finish high school early and her father kept his word and allowed her mother to move to Los Angeles with Jessica and her brother. Things went so well over there that a year turned into two so quickly, and before she knew it, they had spent about 5 years in LA, honing her skills as an actor – which prepared her for the excellent career she is enjoying to date.

Jessica Garza has a rich educational background in the performing arts

The actress didn’t just dabble or stumble into acting, she took conscious and calculated efforts to become one. After completing her high school education, she proceeded to the Universidad de las America in Puebla, Mexico where she obtained her BA in Theater. Prior to college, she studied ballet at The Royal Academy of London and also took lessons in Jazz and singing.

Not satisfied with that achievement, she went on to the New York Film Academy, Los Angeles where she obtained her MFA in Acting for Film degree. She also studied ballet dancing and singing at the Royal Academy of Arts, London.

Her career exploits extend to different sectors in the entertainment industry

The first time Jessica Garza made her outing as a professional actress was in a high school National Theatre competition. She played the title role in the musical Sugar.

She began her career in Mexico by appearing in telenovelas such as Pobre Diabla, Secretos del Alma, Atrevete a Sonar, Quiereme, Lada queen su Santo, and several others. Here are a few more details about her multi-faceted career over the years.

Acting in theatre, movies, and TV shows

As stated earlier, Jessica’s acting roles actually began in Mexico where she was very active in the theater, film, and television shows. She has been featured in theater plays such as El Cielo en la piel, I Love You, You are Perfect. At the International Cervantino Festival; she was the stage manager of Beauty and The Beast, Mexico – all while she was in Mexico.

She has appeared in television shows such as Six (2017), The Purge (2018), and Penny Dreadful: City Of Angels (2020). She has also made guest appearances on shows such as AP Bio (2018), Modern Family (2018), Sweet/Vicious (2016), Red All Over (2015), and The Coconut Syndrome (2011), just to mention a few.

In the film department, Jessica Garza has appeared in projects such as Urban Cowboys (2016), Of Sentimental Value (2016), and a few others. The bulk of her works as an actress can be found on the small screen and in the theatre.

Complete list of Jessica Garza’s movies and TV shows

TV series

  • Lo Que Callamos Las Mujeres as Katia – 2007
  • Pobre rico… pobre as Ana – 2018
  • Secretos del alma as Enfermera Lucia – 2008
  • Return to Love as Karla – 2009
  • Pasión Morena as Paloma – 2009
  • Hasta que el dinero nos separe as Asistente Maria – 2009
  • Mujer comprada as Oriana – 2009
  • Pobre Diabla as Mariel – 2009
  • Quiéreme Tonto as Catalina Joven – 2010
  • Prófugas del destino as Alba – 2010
  • La Chamba as Susie – 2012
  • Vivir a destiempo as Lucia – 2013
  • Cada quien su santo as Mujer / Brenda – 2009-2013
  • Lo Que Callamos Las Mujeres as Valeria – 2014


  • Nighttime as Girl – 2011
  • Bibi the Princess Witch as Princess Greyla – 2012
  • The Day He Learnt to Fly as Scrapbook person – 2012
  • Tell Me a Memory as Theater Actress – 2012
  • Oblivion as Mother – 2012
  • napkins as Waitress – 2012
  • The Fetus as Jessica – 2013
  • The Successor of Katunga as Ana – 2013
  • Havoc as Alicia – 2013
  • Of Sentimental Value as Jessica – 2016

Music is also her forte

Jessica Garza clearly loves singing and she has made several videos on YouTube to showcase her singing skills.
She, however, decided to make a professional single titled Broken Memories, which she released
alongside its official video in 2013. That particular video has more than 29,000 views on YouTube

Focused more on acting, Garza is yet to explore the full potential of her musical talents and we are not giving up hope that one day, her star will shine in that field.


Jessica Garza is also a writer and she was the one who wrote her debut album which was released in 2013.
She also loves the theater and was the writer and director of the Mexican theater play titled Christmas

She is also the writer for the film Perfect Beauty, which is currently in production. More works are expected from the multi-talented actress in the future.

Career achievements of Jessica Garza – awards and nominations

Jessica has been very active in the entertainment industry both in Mexico and the United States of
America for more than 2 decades now and her efforts are paying off.

She was nominated in the Favorite Actress category at the African Oscar Award for her role as Jessica in
the film Of Sentimental Value. She won the African Oscars Award for Best Soundtrack for the song
America, written for the feature film The Fetus.

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Is Jessica Garza married?

According to reports available in the public space about Jessica, she seems to be single as she has never made it public knowledge that she was either married or had children. Nonetheless, it’s worth noting that during an interview, she granted about 2 years ago, she did mention that she loves spending quality time with her family.

Whether this was referring to her own family (with her husband and children) or her parents is not quite clear. She significantly mentioned her younger brother as being part of her family. She also shares pictures of her nephew online. Garza stated in the interview that all she is focused on right now is her career and that all her energy and resources are directed toward making it an even better and bigger one than it is presently.

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