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Úrsula Corberó Net Worth – Life, Age, Bio & Much More


The name ‘Ursula Corbero’ would sound awfully familiar when dropped into casual conversations but it wouldn’t be enough to stir the memory unless her picture is shown. And once it is shown, in an instant people would be exclaiming excitedly that its ‘Tokyo from Money Heist!’. Such is her iconic role in the said show.
But before we indulge any further in her acting sphere, let us first start with her origins aka introduction.

Background of Ursula Corbero

Ursula Corbero was born on 11 August 1989 in the capital of Catalonia region, Barcelona. She was raised in a middle class family, with her father Pedro working as a carpenter and her mother Esther as a shopkeeper. She has one sibling; a sister name Monica. Ursula’s birth date clearly indicates that her Zodiac sign is Leo.

As a child, Ursula Corbero already knew that she wanted to do acting. And unlike most of the people whose career aspirations changes from time to time, Ursula did stick to her original plan. Her acting in commercials is what actually started her artiste career. She got her first ad when she was just 13 years old.
Alongside with acting lessons, Ursula took classes both of jazz dance and of flamenco, which is a traditional south Spanish dance associated with Gypsies.

After completing her studies, Ursula moved to Madrid to mark her name in the entertainment world.

Career of Ursula Corbero

Ursula first debut was in a television series, ‘Mirall Trencat’ in year 2002, playing the character ‘Maria’. Then from 2005 till 2007, she performed for other TV shows, each different from each year.  

Ursula then acted in another series, Fisica O Quimica, which was screened from 2008 till 2010. In it, she played the character of ‘Ruth Gomez’, who was a patient of bulimia. The aforementioned show received a fair share of controversies. Despite this, the audience still applauded Corbero’s performance in it.

Not only series, but Corbero also performed in a number of movies as well, the genre ranging from horror to comedy. Quien mato a Bambi? a comedic motion picture was evidently Corbero ’s first film in terms of landing a main role in it. Her performance was stellar in it, according to Spanish cinema critics.

Ursula worked in other films and series that were going to be promising, but due to the political conflicts raging the country, their production was halted.
Still some movies somehow managed to get wrapped up and were released like XP3D and Afterparty. But they failed to engage the audience at large and so became huge flops.

Interestedly, Ursula Corbero  also led her voice in dubbed animated movies; Cloudy with a chance of meatballs 2 and the secret life of pets.

Awards and Accolades

Slowly but steadily, Ursula rose to prominence. She starred as the persona of ‘Margarita de Austria’ in a historical series, Isabel in year 2014. This earned her the ‘Untameable Award’ at the Stiges film festival, making her the first actress in the record to receive it.

Following this, Men’s Health magazine awarded her with ‘Woman of the year’ title.

In year 2015, Ursula was honored with another award; Ciudad de Alicante Award. The Alicante Film festival created this award, solely for this purpose that they wanted to bring forward more Spanish people towards visual arts.

Breakthrough of Ursula Corbero

Ursula Corbero finally got her breakthrough when she landed a major role in television series, La Casa de Papal, also known as Money Heist in year 2017. She played the character ‘Tokyo’ in it. Her portrayal of the character’s general charisma and devious nature, immediately made her a fan favorite of everyone.

Money Heist was first aired locally in the channel of Antena 3, before finally streaming internationally in the platform of Netflix. This worked like a firecracker; in a way that Ursula Corbero who until now was known as a Spanish actor was finally being seen more than that.

With Money Heist becoming an instant worldwide hit and it bagging the category of Best drama series in international Emmy awards, Ursula’s fame only rose. She was nominated for the category of Best Actress in a TV series at the Premois Feroz. And once more, she won the ATV award.

Ursula Corbero Net Worth

As of currently, Ursula Corbero net worth stands at $3 million.

Breaking down her sources of income, it was found out that Ursula charges $120,000 per episode. In addition to acting, her appearances in commercial and paid promotions also contribute adding sums to her overall wealth.

Plus, her being the brand ambassador of Bulgari, an Italian Jewelry brand and other luxury brands such as Louis Vuitton and Lacoste, only increases her wealth affluence in times.

Opportunities to Ursula Corbero

Ever since her debut in Money Heist, Ursula didn’t look back. After playing the role of Tokyo, she played her first main dramatic role in a thriller; the tree of blood.

Then the next year, Ursula landed with an opportunity of playing an English speaking role, also the first time, in an American crime-drama series, Snatch. It had notable actors in it such as Rupert Grint from Harry potter.

Ursula once again starred in another comedy series, Paquita Salas

She also made a guest appearance in the music video of Un Dia, sung by J Balvin, Bad Bunny, Dua Lipa and Tainy.

As year 2019 was ending, it came to knowledge that Ursula would be playing as a villain in the movie ‘Snake eyes’, a part of G.I Joe media franchise.

Personal Life of Ursula Corbero

For two years, Ursula was going out with Israel Rodriguez, who is also an actor. Then in 2011, she dated Feliciano Lopez who is a tennis player. The affair only lasted five months.

In year 2013, she entered a relationship with Andres Velencoso, who is both an actor and model. They dated for 3 years, before finally separating on mutual terms.

Ursula then came across Chino Darin on the set of show La embajada. They started going out as a couple and were together for quite a time being, before going their separate ways in 2019.

As of now, Ursula is now dating Miguel Herran, who is an actor. He also happened to act alongside with Ursula in Money heist as the character Rio.

Ursula also have a pet dog whom she celebrated her birthday with.

Kate Brown
Kate Brown
I am a writer and journalist based in New York. Since the start of my career, I have been in Content Marketing and have proven record by featuring businesses, products and technology on various news outlets like Forbes, entrepreneur.com, magzica.com, inc.com, businessinsider.com


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