Monday 3 August 2020

Elena Anaya

Elena Anaya Gutierrez, is a Spanish actress born on 17th July 1975 in Palencia, Spain. She is the daughter of Elena, owner of a boarding house in Palencia and Juan Jose Anaya Gomez, an industrial engineer.

Anaya wanted to be an actress from a very young age and joined in a drama course by actor Manuel moron. In the year 1996, she debuted with the movie Africa, and later, she did supporting roles in various films. She did lead roles in The Skin I Live In, Van Helsing, Room in Rome and Wonder Woman. Anaya won Goya (Spanish Academy Awards) award for Best Actress for her role in The Skin I Live In.

Elena Anaya Religion

There is no references regarding the religion of the Spanish actress. It seems like she does not likes to discuss about her religion or religious beliefs with the public. Actually, it is not known whether she is a follower of any religion or does not follow any.

Therefore, it is safe to assume that Elena Anaya is not expressive about her religious beliefs or the customs or traditions she follows.

Elena Anaya Political Views

Similar to the religious beliefs of Elena Anaya, her ideologies regarding politics also is unknown to the common people. She has not expressed anything in public about the political party she likes or anything else. It is safe to assume that she is not so interested in politics of any country.

Anaya once stated that the Portuguese football star Cristiano Ronaldo is a “harmful figure” and a “false idol”. She is a fan of Barcelona FC, and likes watching football, but she says that what Ronaldo shows to the society is a false image, and it is really misleading. She was critical about the attitude and ego of Ronaldo, and said that as he is a public figure, his actions are damaging the society. 

Who is she dating?

She dated the Spanish actor Gustavo Salmeron in between the years 2001 to 2004. Later, Anaya was in a relationship with director Beatriz Sanchis, from 2008 to 2013. Sanchis is the director of movie “They Are All Dead”, in which Anaya did the lead role. A Spanish tabloid magazine published photographs of them kissing each other at a beach in Menorca in the year 2011.

In the year 2013, she started living with her partner Tina Afugu Cordero, a costume designer. In November 2016, Anaya announced that they are expecting their first child. She gave birth to their son in February 2017.

Elena Anaya Hobbies

The Spanish actress is an ardent fan of football and she loves watching football matches, especially that of Barcelona FC.

She used to practice Shotokan karate for almost 15 years. Also, she enjoys free diving. Anaya once said that in her childhood days, she had hobbies like gymnastics, scuba diving, mountain climbing and going to concerts of her favourite bands.

Interesting Facts

    • She is a great fan of Barcelona FC.
    • She appeared in the music video “Sexy Back” of Justin Timberlake in the year 2006.