Luna Encinas Cruz - Updated Feb 2024

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Luna Encinas Cruz

Luna Encinas Cruz is an Spanish celebrity kid. Moreover, Luna Encinas Cruz is the daughter of  Spanish actor, Javier Bardem, and Penélope Cruz.

Early Life

Luna Encinas Cruz was born on the 22nd of July, 2013, in Madrid, Spain. According to her birth date, she is 9 years old and holds Spanish nationality. She is the youngest child of her parents; Javier Bardem (father) and Penelope Cruz (mother).

Professionally, her both parents are renowned Spanish actors. Luna grew up with her brother Leo Encinas Cruz. However, not much more information regarding her early life.

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Caption: Luna Encinas Cruz with her parents (Source: ABTC)


Talking about her educational career, she might be studying at an elementary level in her nearby hometown school.

Professional Career

Talking about her professional career, Luna Encinas Cruz is too young to be involved in any kind of job or work. However, she is enjoying her childhood days with her parents. Luna Encinas Cruz came to the limelight as the daughter of Spanish actors, Javier Bardem, and Penélope Cruz.

Javier Bardem

In 1990, Javier Bardem made his acting debut alongside his mother, Pilar Bardem, in the movie “The Ages of Lulu,” which started his career. In 1992, he was cast in the lead male part of “Jamón Jamón,” his following film. It got more popular as a result of its huge global success.

He appeared in “Golden Balls,” (1993) the following movie by Luna. “Perdita Durango,” his first English-language movie, was released in 1997. His first significant break came in 2000 when he was chosen to portray Reinaldo Arenas in the biographical film “Before Night Falls.”

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Caption: Javier Bardem in the movie scene, No Country for Old Men (2007) (Source: High on Films)

He made his directorial debut in 2002 with “The Dancer Upstairs,” which he played in.  He made his Hollywood debut in the 2004 movie “Collateral,” playing a small part of a gangster.

His most notable success came in 2007 when he appeared as the psychotic Anton Chigurh in the western thriller “No Country for Old Men.” He received widespread acclaim for his performance and gained international recognition.

In 2008, he appeared in Woody Allen’s “Vicky Cristina Barcelona” with Penelope Cruz and Scarlett Johansson.

Other appearances

Later, he appeared in the psychological film, ‘Biutiful’ (2010) and earned several awards including an Oscar nomination becoming the first all-Spanish-language Best nominee ever.

In 2012, he was selected to portray the lead villain in the Bond movie “Skyfall.” The Counselor, Autómata, The Gunman, and The Last Face are just a few of the films in which he appeared.

He plays Armando Salazar, the film’s main antagonist, in the popular fantasy movie “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” released in 2017.

He appeared in the horror film “Mother!” the same year, opposite Michelle Pfeiffer and Jennifer Lawrence. In Sally Potter’s British-American thriller “The Roads Not Taken” from 2020, he was also featured playing Leo.

In both “Being The Records” and the upcoming Denis Villeneuve feature “Dune,” he plays the role of Stilgar.

Penelope Cruz

Penélope Cruz, who was signed by an agent at the age of 15, had her television debut at 16 and her feature film debut the following year in Jamón Jamón (1992).  Following that, she appeared in Belle Époque (1992), Open Your Eyes (1997), Don Juan (1998), The Hi-Lo Country (1999), The Girl of Your Dreams (2000), and Woman on Top (2000).

She is also known for her frequent collaborations with Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar in Live Flesh (1997), All About My Mother (1999), Volver (2006), Broken Embraces (2009), I’m So Excited! (2013), Pain and Glory (2019), and Parallel Mothers (2021), as well as Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008) and To Rome with Love (2012).

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Caption: Penelope Cruz in the film, All the Pretty Horses (2000) (Source: YouTube)

Luna Encinas Cruz rose to prominence as the lead actress in the films All the Pretty Horses (2000), Vanilla Sky (2001), Captain Corelli’s Mandolin (2001), and Blow (2001).

Since then, she has appeared in a wide range of films, including the comedy Waking Up in Reno (2002), the thriller Gothika (2003), the Christmas film Noel (2004), the romantic drama Elegy (2008), the action-adventure films Sahara (2005) and Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011), the crime drama The Counselor (2013), and the mystery film Murder on the Orient Express (2017).

Luna Encinas Cruz was praised for her performances in Volver (2006) and Nine (2009). Cruz made her American television debut in 2018 as Donatella Versace, the Italian fashion designer, in the FX series The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story.

Luna Encinas Cruz – Awards

Luna Encinas Cruz is too young to earn awards or recognition. But, her parents as actors have earned some of them. Her mother Penélope Cruz earned the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal in Woody Allen’s Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008). She collaborated with Allen once more in Rome With Love (2012).

Moreover, she is the first and only Spanish actress to win and be nominated for an Academy Award. In 2006, she won the Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress for Volver, and in 2021, she won the Volpi Cup for Best Actress for Parallel Mothers at the Venice International Film Festival.

She won the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female, and the Goya Award for Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of Vicky Cristina Barcelona.

Javier Bardem, her father, has received an Academy Award, a British Academy Film Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a Golden Globe Award for his performance as Anton Chigurh in the Coen Brothers’ modern western film No Country for Old Men (2007) and many other.

Luna Encinas Cruz – Net Worth 2024

Luna Encinas Cruz is too small to earn money or to do jobs. However, her father as an actor has a net worth of around $20 million. While her mother has a net worth of around $85 million.

Relationship Status

This young kid is too small to be involved in any kind of relationship or to marry. However, we can assume that Luna Encinas Cruz is single and not dating anyone at the moment. Her parents married in July 2010, in a grand wedding held in The Bahamas attended by their family and friends.

Body Measurements

This little girl has brown eyes with black hair color. Other than this, not much information is available regarding her height, weight, and other body status.

Social Media

This kid is too young to be involved in social media sites such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. However, Luna Encinas Cruz is enjoying her childhood days at the moment.