A native of San Juan, Roselyn Sanchez was born on 2nd April 1973. Her birth sign is Aries and birth name is Roselyn Sanchez Rodriguez. Sanchez was raised alongside her three older brothers. At the tender age, Sanchez showed an interest in both acting and dancing and would put on shows for her family.
She completed her primary education in her hometown and for further study, Sanchez enrolled at the University of Puerto Rico, majoring in marketing. Nevertheless, she quit the course after three years and moved to New York City where she took classes in acting, singing, and dancing.
At the age of 19, Sanchez stepped in Hollywood doing a minor role as an island girl in the movie Captain Ron, also starring Kurt Russell and Martin Short.
Moreover, in her native nation, she gained public attention as a dancer and as co-host of a variety show “Que Vacilon”. At the time, she also won the “Miss Puerto Rico” Petite contest and the following year, she was awarded the international title of “Miss American” Petite. Likewise, she has been named to numerous annual lists of beautiful women including FHM’s “100 Sexiest Women”, Maxim Magazine’s “Hot 100” and AskMen.com’s “Top 99 Most Desirable Women”.
Her breakthrough role was as Elena Delgado in series Without a Trace. She also earned numerous nominations and awards for the role like, “NAACP Image Awards” for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series, and “ALMA Awards” for Outstanding Supporting Actress Television Series.
In addition, she also earned nominations for Black Reel Awards in a category Black Reel Award for Best Actress- Television for her work in Kojak and ALMA Awards for Alma Award for Favorite Movie Actress – Drama/Adventure for Act of Valor.
Like her acting career, Sanchez made her debut in the music industry with the album “Borinquen”.
Sanchez, who is Puerto Rican by her nationality, has married twice. With her first husband, Gary Stretch, an English actor, former model and former boxer, she spent only three years. The couple didn't reveal the genuine reason for their divorce.
Following her divorce, Sanchez began dating Puerto Rican salsa singer Victor Manuelle. Nonetheless, her second relationship did not last long as the couple split up after a couple of years.
After facing lots of ups and down, she finally found love in Eric Winter. She tied the knot in San Juan, Puerto Rico after spending some qualities time with each other. The duo is blessed with two children: a son Dylan Gabriel Winter and a daughter, Sebella Rose Winter.
Besides her private life, Sanchez is a supporter of animal rights as well as an active member of PETA. Likewise, she also serves as a representative of the “Fundacion de Ninos san Jorge”. The foundation supports sick children from poor families.
Sanchez, 45, has earned her wealth widely through the entertainment industry. As of now, her net worth is estimated to be around $14 million.