Jessica Caban

Jessica Caban

Date Of BirthJune 13, 1982
Age38 years 3 months 16 days
Day of BirthSunday
Place Of BirthNew York City, New York, Unites States
Zodiac SignGemini
Professions Actress , Designer , Model
Full Name Jessica Marie Caban

Personal Information
Residence New York City, United States
Religion Christianity
Languages Spanish , English
Star SignGemini
Nationality American
EthnicitiesHispanic , Latina , Puerto Rican
ComplexionFair
Sexual Orientation Straight
Body Features & Measurements
Height163 CM
5 Feet 4 Inches
Eye color Dark Brown
Hair color Dark Brown
Weight53 KG
117 lbs
Shoe Size6.5 (US)
Dress Size4 (US)
Figure Measurements 35-24-34
Figure Type Hourglass
Bra Size 32C
Family Information
Father Charles Caban (Charlie Caban)
Mother Maggie Caban
Nieces Vida Valentina Hernandez (Eric Hernandez daughter)
Mila Rose Hernandez (Eric Hernandez daughter)
Love, Romance, Marriage
Boyfriend Bruno Mars
Career Information
Debut (Movie) Are You for Great Sex?
Debut (Song) Holla (Proyecto Uno)
Years Active 2002-
Debut (TV) Model Latina(2008)
Social Networks, Web links
Twitter ProfileJessica Caban Twitter Profile
Instagram ProfileJessica Caban Instagram Profile
Contact
Manager Q Management
Talent Agent EQ Enterprises
More Information
Net worth$1-10 Million

Biography

Jessica Caban is an American model & actress. She contested the first-ever Model Latina championship in 2008 and won it. Jessica Caban is the girlfriend of Bruno Mars, a popular American singer, they have been in a relationship since 2011.

Childhood - Family

Jessica Marie Caban was born on 13th June 1982 in New York City, New York, United States to Charles Caban(father) [5][6] & his wife Maggie Caban(mother) [7]. Jessica was raised by her Puerto Rican parents in the Spanish Harlem (Upper Manhattan), New York city.

Jessica Caban childhood

[ Jessica Caban childhood ]

Parents

Jessica's parents are Puerto Ricans settled in New York, Jessica's parents have known each other since they were just 13 years old [3]. Both of Jessica's parents work in the hospital [4].

Jessica Caban with parents

[ Jessica Caban with parents ]

Brother- Charlie

Jessica has an older brother named Charlie Caban (He is also a Gemini like Jessica). Charlie has a very protective relationship with his little sister, his words for his sister on graduation- "You are the most respectable girl I know. You’re smart, kind and beautiful but if anyone messes with you as you go on in your life I will still be here to smash their face" [9]

To that Jessica replied- "I have always had the upmost respect for my big brother. He was always so tough on me & more of a guardian. Being athletic and super smart he was also my competition because to me he was the best. We would compete to see who would bring home straight 'A's"

Jessica Caban with brother Charlie Caban

[ Jessica Caban with brother Charlie Caban ]

Boyfriend - Dating

Bruno Mars & Jessica Caban

Bruno Mars & Jessica Caban started dating in 2011, She met Bruno Mars at a dinner when she was in a New York restaurant with her friends. They have been together since then. She is 3 years older then Bruno Mars.

Living Together: In 2012, Jessica moved in with Bruno Mars to live in his $3 million manor in the Los Angeles.

Bruno & Jessica Breakup and patching up: For a brief period they broke up, but soon got together patching up the differences. The song "When I was your man" from the album "Unorthodox Jukebox" is believed to be inspired by the brief separation they had.

Jessica & Bruno' Sisters: Jessica is said to share a pleasant relationship with Bruno's sisters The Lylas. She is often seen partying or shopping with them.

Grammy Awards: Bruno Mars showed up at the Grammys with his girlfriend Jessica Caban in 2014. It was the first open high profile event for the couple together.

 Jessica Caban & Bruno Mars together at the Grammys

[Jessica Caban & Bruno Mars together at the Grammys]

Pregnancy Rumors: In March 2017 it was reported that Jessica was pregnant with Bruno's baby. These seem to be just media rumors without proof. Rumors have been coming up every now and then.

Later in December 2018 Jessica posted a pic of herself with Bruno with his hand on her stomach, it was actually a post on becoming "godparents" to their friend's child. Some mistook it as "signal" for her pregnancy.

Jessica Caban pregnancy rumors

[ Jessica Caban pregnancy rumors ]

Twitter vitriol: She was wrongly assumed by the twitterati to have been disappointed by Bruno's dedication of Grammy's to his deceased mother, twitter users announced their hatred towards the star quite openly. It was also media's error in blowing things up.

 

Career

Representing Jennifer Lopez's line: Jennifer Lopez made a nation wide search to find models and promoters for her fashion lineup J-LO in 2002, Jennifer was the second best in Jennifer Lopez's final list.

Jessica Caban with Jennifer Lopez

[ Jessica Caban with Jennifer Lopez ]

Commercials: Jessica after gaining fame representing J-Lo, got chances in many commercials and featured in many magazines.

TV series Debut: Jessica made her debut on TV(series) with the series Jane the Virgin(2016-) an American satirical romantic comedy, she played the role of Sonia, a non recurring role in it.

 

J. Marie Swimwear

Jessica has a swimwear line named after herself, they are a worldwide shipping fashion wear. Swimwears are designed by Jessica Caban herself. The designs are inspired by "Latin roots, femininity, love for travel and beaches" as per the founder's words.

 

Model Latina

In 2008, Jessica landed in the reality Show Model Latina aired on Si-TV, a reality show for Latino models shot in the Los Angeles, it was the first season of the show and featured other competitors like: Darlenis Duran, Linda Moreno, Karina Florez, Victoria Ortiz and others. Jessica won the competition. As the award of the competition she got $10,000 worth contracts with Q Management, she got featured in magazines and commercials.

She has appeared in 17 episodes of the show, initially as the contestant and later as a "guest judge". The episodes of the show she has been part of are:

Year Name Season Episode
2008 On-Call Part 1: NY 1 1
2008 On-Call Part 2: Miami 1 2
2008 On-Call Part 3: LA 1 3
2008 Ugly Beauty 1 4
2008 Jessy's Girl 1 5
2008 Frugal Fashionista 1 6
2008 Booty Botique 1 7
2008 Kitchen Goddess 1 8
2008 Mi Gente 1 9
2008 Viva Latina 1 10
2008 A Model Recap 1 11
2008 Curtain Call 1 12
2009 Rock the Runway: Part I 2 12
2009 Rock the Runway: Part II 2 13
2010 Runway Showdown 3 13
2011 Sin City Thrills 4 11
2011 The Winner Is... 4 13

 

Jane the Virgin

In Jane the Virgin, Jessica has played the recurring role of Sonia. She has appeared in five episodes of the series between 2016 and 2018.

Episodes she has appeared in are:

  • "Chapter Forty-Eight" (Season 3 Episode 4)
  • "Chapter Fifty-Six' (Season 3 Episode 12)
  • "Chapter Sixty-Seven' (Season 4 Episode 3)
  • "Chapter Sixty-Eight" (Season 4 Episode 4)
  • "Chapter Seventy-Five" (Season 4 Episode 11)

 

Are You for Great Sex? (2010)

In the "boundary-pushing" story of exploration of sexual Love- "Are You for Great Sex?" written and directed by Cynthia Hsiung, Jessica plays Thea Gala Larson a woman who has great sexual relationship with her Mateas Rossi (played by Walter Vincent).

Thea and Mateas are busy in their own life. Thea with her unhappy marriage, mother's disease, her own busy schedule at work, pressure of having kids before fertility clocks runs out. Mateas with his busy career as a world-traveling consultant. 

Only thing the two have together is sex, it is the great sex that has bonded them, they share a deep soulful relationship that they haven't felt before.

The cast also included- Taso Mikroulis (as George), Alexandra Cleavely (as Dara Brooks), Paul Hickert (as Jack Larson), Katie Maguire (as Elina) and others.

Jessica Caban- Are you great Sex?

[ Jessica Caban- Are you great Sex? ]

The movie has won numerous awards, including- "Narrative Award of Merit " at the "Los Angeles Cinema Festival" in 2010. It was the "Official Selection" for "Narrative Feature Film" from the "Boston International Film Festival".

 

Interesting Facts & Trivia

  • Jessica Caban is represented by- EQ Enterprises.
  • Animal Lover: She is a dog lover, she has had a pet dog named Geronimo [8], she also shares videos of other animals frequently on her social media timeline
  • Childhood dream: If she wasn't an actress she would have liked to become a director or a lawyer.
  • Cooking: She likes cooking and is great at it, she loves multi-cuisine food. She once taught her mother to cook Garlic Spam Fried Rice over the phone.
  • God parents: Jessica Caban and Bruno Mars are godparents to the child of Eric Hernandez (Bruno's brother & The Hooligans' drummer) & his wife Cindia Hernandez. [2]
  • Vegan: she is a Vegan/ Vegetarian. She often promotes awareness videos/ images/ news items that request people to be humanitarian and stop eating animals.
  • Philanthropy:
    • She promotes animal rescue organizations
    • Australian forest fires: she requested people donate generously to the cause of Australian fire victims of 2019
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Filmography

Year Work Character Comment
2016-2018 Jane the Virgin Sonia 5 Episodes; Recurring role; 
2010 Are You for Great Sex?
Thea Gala Larson
 

 

Music Videos

Year Song Artist Comment
2012 Whatta Man Bruno Mars uncredited
2002 Holla Proyecto Uno Her debut video

 

Awards

Year Won? Award Project Category Comments
2010 WON Boston International Film Festival Are You for Great Sex? Best Acting Performance  
2010 WON Hoboken International Film Festival Are You for Great Sex? Best Actress  

 

Sources

  1. Jessica Caban Wiki
  2. Becoming a godparent
  3. Jessica's parents
  4. Jessica's parents work in hospital
  5. Charlie Caban
  6. Charles Caban
  7. Maggie Caban
  8. Geronimo's birthday
  9. Charlie Caban
  10.  

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