Yael Grobglas - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 14, 2020

Yael Grobglas
Profession: Actress
Best Known For: Jane the Virgin (TV series), Rabies (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $3 million

Personal Details

Born on : May 31, 1984 (age 38)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Yael Grobglas
Birth Place: Paris, France
Horoscope: Gemini
Father's Name: Jean Pierre Groblas
Mother's Name: Eva Grobglas
Siblings: N/A
University: Yoram Loewenstein Performing Arts Studio
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (French, Austrian, Polish)
Nationality: French, Israeli


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship
Boyfriend Name: Artem Kroupenev
Children: 1

Arielle (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.70 meter (5 feet 7 inch)
Weight: 56 kg (123.46 lb)
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: 8 US
Dress Size: 4 US
Breast Size: 34 inch
Waist Size: 25 inch
Hip Size: 35 inch
Bra Size: 32
Cup Size: B

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Who is Yael Grobglas?

Yael Grobglas is an actress by profession and French, Israeli by nationality. She gained international attention after starring in Jane the Virgin as Petra Solano and Aneka.

Yael Grobglas – Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings

Yael Grobglas’ birth took place on 31 May 1984 in Paris, France. She was born to father Jean Pierre Groblas and mother Eva Grobglas. In 1986, when Yael Grobglas was just two years old, the family moved to Ra'anana, Israel.

Other details of her life including that of her parents, silbings, and childhood are still under the wraps.

Yael Grobglas (Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

Growing up, her passion for performing arts led her to study and perform in professional dance and ballet groups. She studied at Yoram Loewenstein Performing Arts Studio in Tel Aviv. 

Her ethnicity is French, Austrian, Polish.

Yael Grobglas – Boyfriend, Husband, Children

Yael Grobglas is in relationship with Israeli businessman Artem Kroupenev. She and her boyfriend are high school sweethearts and have been dating for a long time. They welcomed their daughter Arielle in January 2020.

Yael Grobglas, Artem Kroupenev  - posted December 2018 (Instagram)

She is yet to marry him, and take him as her husband.

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Yael Grobglas – Career

Early Career

As a teenager, Yael Grobglas studied different styles of dance and performed in a professional dance group. She worked as a model for a brief period of time and eventually turned into acting. 

Grobglas received her first breakthrough when she was cast in Israeli sci-fi series Ha'Yi ("The Island") in 2007. She portrayed the role of Ginny in the series through until season 3.

In 2010 Yael Grobglas was cast in the horror movie Rabies. This was followed by recurring roles in Ramzor (2011), Split (2011), Bnot HaZahav (2011), Sabri Maranan (2013). Grobglas portrayed Linda in Woody Allen's 2012 stage play Play It Again, Sam.

Gina Rodriguez, Yael Grobglas in Jane the Virgin (IMDb)

International cast

Yael Grobglas gained the international spotlight in 2013 when she was cast as Olivia D'Amencourt in Reign. Just a year later, she bagged the role of Petra Solano/Natalia Dvôracek and her twin sister Aneka Archuletta in Jane the Virgin. She portrayed the characters from 2014 to 2019, in a total of 79 episodes.

Since then Yael Grobglas has starred in JeruZalem (2015), HaPijamot (2015), Supergirl (2018) and a guest diner in reality series Hell's Kitchen (2019).

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Yael Grobglas starred in Jane the Virgin alongside Gina Rodriguez, Brett Dier, Ivonne Coll, Anthony Mendez.

Yael Grobglas – Net Worth, Salary

Her net worth is estimated to be around $3 million while the figure on her annual salary is not known.

Yael Grobglas – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media, Yael Grobglas is very much active. She frequently keeps her more than a million followers updated on her work as well as personal life via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. She also has an official website - yaelgrobglas.com.

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