Who is Natalie Martinez?
Natalie Martinez was born on the 12th July 1984, in Miami, Florida USA, and is an actress and model, probably best known to the world as Case in the action-thriller film “Death Race” (2008), and also as the spokesmodel for the famous lifestyle brand J.Lo by Jennifer Lopez. She has featured in several other successful films, such as “Self/Less” in 2015, and “Message from the King” (2016).
Natalie Martinez Bio: Early Life, Parents, and Education
Natalie, of Cuban ancestry, she is the daughter of Odalys and Manuel Martinez. She went to St. Brendan High School, and after matriculation in 2012 enrolled at Miami Dade College, but there is no record of her graduation from this prestigious educational institution.
From an early age, Natalie dreamed of becoming a model, and her earliest engagements lead to her dream becoming a reality. She made her acting debut in 2006 with the role of Michelle Miller in the TV romantic-drama series “Fashion House”, co-starring Robert Buckley and Nicole Pulliam, while in 2007 she felt the first real rays of success when she was cast in the romantic crime-drama series “Saints & Sinners”, portraying Pilar in all 62 episodes of the popular TV series, which got her further into the world of Hollywood.
Next week on #UnderTheDome “Visitor’s Day” pic.twitter.com/XfDzmEGIiW
— Natalie Martinez (@nataliemartinez) July 16, 2013
Rise to Prominence
Once her role as Pilar came to an end, she auditioned for the lead female role in the action thriller film “Death Race”, and apparently the casting producers immediately chose her for the part. The film, written and directed by Paul W.S. Anderson and starring Jason Statham, became a complete success, which propelled Natalie to stardom. She continued rather successfully, going back to television roles, and in 2010 she started portraying Detective Ariana Sanchez in the crime-drama series “Detroit 1-8-7”, and through the next year appeared in 18 episodes of the highly-acclaimed TV series.
with Jason Statham
Posted by Natalie Martinez on Friday, February 15, 2013
After a few high-paying roles, Natalie had become a real star, which made it easier for her to secure new roles. In 2012 she was cast in another prominent role, this time as Detective Jamie Lovato in crime-drama series “CSI: NY” (2012-2013), and starred in the action drama film “End of Watch” in the same year. There was no stopping Natalie now, and she continued prominently in the entertainment scene with roles in such TV series as “Under the Dome” from 2013 to 2014, in which she portrayed Linda Esquivel, then as Jess Murphy in the TV series “Secrets and Lies” in 2015, followed in the same year co-starring with Ryan Reynolds in the sci-fi action film “Self/less”. Since then she became much more focused on television roles, and has showcased her skills in the drama series “Kingdom” (2015-2016), then the crime drama series “APB” (2017), in which she co-starred with Justin Kirk and Taylor Handley. Most recently, Natalie portrayed Reece in the new TV sci-fi adventure drama series “The Crossing”, although after only 11 episodes, the series was canceled by the ABC.
#SecretsAndLies tonight 9pm on ABC watch and tweet with me and the cast tonight!!!! pic.twitter.com/vDFLVQzIc2
— Natalie Martinez (@nataliemartinez) March 15, 2015
Music Videos and Modeling
In addition to her respectable career as an actress, Natalie has appeared in a number of music videos, and modeling campaigns, which have also contributed to her popularity and net worth. Music videos have included for such artists as Pitbull and Marc Anthony in the video for “Rain Over Me”, then Sean Paul in “We Be Burnin’”, and Justin Timberlake for the song “Senorita”. When it comes to her modeling endeavors, Natalie is the spokesmodel for J.Lo by Jennifer Lopez brand, having signed her contract with the brand in 2002. Since then she has featured in the UK version of Maxim magazine, and the Mexican edition of Cosmopolitan in 2006.
Do You Know How Rich Natalie Martinez Is?
Natalie has become a rather successful actress and model; since launching her acting career, she has featured in more than 20 film and TV titles, with some of her most commercially successful including the films “Death Race” and “Self/less”, and the TV series’ “Saints & Sinners” and “CSI: NY”, among others. So, have you ever wondered how rich Natalie Martinez is, as of mid- 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Natalie’s net worth is as high as $4 million, pretty impressive don’t you think?
Do You Know About Natalie’s Personal Life, Affairs, Marriage, Husband?
When it comes to her love life, Natalie hasn’t been open about it, and tends to keep her most intimate details hidden from the public, th the extent that there aren’t even any rumours of relationshoips, and she is certainly still single. However, she has stated that she is still close to her parents, and nurtures her Cuban heritage. Also, she has recently sold her William Mellenthin-styled house in Sherman Oaks for $1.3 million.
Natalie is not only popular on screen, but also on social media platforms, especially Instagram and Facebook, though she is also no stranger to Twitter. Her official Instagram page has over 100,000 followers, with whom she has shared pictures taken on the sets of her film and TV projects, including from “Kingdom”, and pictures from her daily life, including from beaches around the world. Natalie can also be found on Facebook, on which she has close to 65,000 followers, but hasn’t posted in a while. Natalie is also active on Twitter though, and has built a decent fan base of over 40,000 followers, and which she has used to promote her career, such as announcing the last episode of the series “The Crossing”. So, if you aren’t already a fan of this prominent actress, and model, then this is a perfect opportunity for you to become one, just skip over to her official pages.
Natalie Martinez Tattoo
Martinez is also fond of tattoos and her one tattoo can be seen with a naked eye as it is found on the lower part of her left arm; you can see for yourself in this picture, and many other on her official Instagram page, if you are interested.
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