Jackie Cruz was highly inspired to become a comedian after watching 'Whitney Houston Bodyguard' at the age of seven.
Jackie worked as the waitress in the New York City's restaurant called Lavo and also worked at different modeling campaigns. She started out singing with William's production, in a girl group Krush Velvet.
Later, in 2009, she made her debut with a small role on Kourtney and Khole Take Miami. It is an American reality television series which occurred 3.656 million views in the season finale.
Jackie has stepped in her career as called as "Top Latino Powerhouses in Hollywood under 40" by The Hollywood Reporter. During her profession, she has shared screens with celebrities like Eva Longoria, Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato and many other.
Later after her improvements and success, she was cast in the Netflix’s series "Orange is the New Black." It is an American comedy-drama.
Cruz has also appeared in various movies and TV series such as; Rosa Alvarez, B.O.R.N to Style and Unforgettable Maria The Shield; as Garcia, as Mendez's Girlfriend, Blue Bloods; My Own Worst Enemy.
During 2014, Jackie was a fashion correspondent at the ‘New York Fashion Week' for OK Magazine and was named "Best Dress Latina." and "Celebrity Style Crush" by Latina Magazine.
There were rumors that Jackie Cruz is a lesbian and she is in a relationship with Kourtney Kardashian. Presently, she is dating her boyfriend Fernando Garcia. Fernando is a footballer, who plays as a striker for Alianza Atlético in the Peruvian First Division.
On Twitter, she has gained more than 80.6k followers with 13k tweets and on Instagram over 1.2m followers with 1742 posts. Jackie Cruz for her role in 'Orange is Black' received a salary of $1.5 million, so her net worth is expected to be more than that.