Picture of Andrea Navedo, Xiomara on Jane The Virgin

More than meets the eye, this Puerto Rican beauty stuns with both talent and compassion.

Andrea Navedo currently stars as the loving and outgoing ‘Xiomara Villanueva,’ (Jane’s mother) on the Golden Globe-nominated CW series, JANE THE VIRGIN, now in its 4th season. Andrea can also be seen in the David Ayer and Max Landis Netflix feature BRIGHT, opposite Will Smith, this winter.

No stranger to television, Andrea had recurring roles on Netflix’s hit animated series, TROLLHUNTERS and Disney’s, ELENA OF AVALOR.  She also portrayed Debbie Dominguez on the hit HBO series, HOW TO MAKE IT IN AMERICA and recurred heavily on the various LAW & ORDER franchises. Andrea also starred in SUPERFAST, ONCE UPON A TIME IN QUEENS, alongside Paul Sorvino as well as the romantic drama, REMEMBER ME, opposite Robert Pattinson.

Andrea was recently awarded the Imagen Award for Best Supporting TV Actress as well as the Elizabeth Pena Breakthrough Artist Award at the HOLA Awards.

A Bronx native, Andrea divides her time between New York and Los Angeles where she lives with her husband and two kids. In her spare time, she loves taking salsa lessons, kickboxing and enjoys hiking with her family. Passionate about children, Andrea serves as a Board Member of A Place Called Home in Los Angeles, CA. Moved and heartbroken by the condition of Puerto Rico, Andrea supports the

Dream Development supports Andrea in the development of her dreams.