Yael Grobglas - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 31, 2022

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 39)
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: Married
Husband's 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

Table of contents [Hide]

Who is Yael Grobglas?

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

Yael Grobglas – Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings

Yael Grobglas’ birth took place on 31 May 1984 in Paris, France. She was born to her father Jean Pierre Groblas and her 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, siblings, and childhood are still under wraps.

young 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, and Polish.

Yael Grobglas – Boyfriend, Husband, Children

Yael Grobglas began a relationship with Israeli businessman Artem Kroupenev. In fact, she and her boyfriend are high school sweethearts and have been dating for a long time. 

The couple married in 2006. She and her husband welcomed their daughter Arielle in January 2020, having announced her pregnancy on 22 September 2019. There are no rumors of divorce surrounding the pair.

Also read: Chloe Fineman - SNL Comedian, Actress 

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

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 to acting as a career. 

Grobglas received her first breakthrough when she was cast in the Israeli sci-fi series Ha'Yi ("The Island") in 2007. She portrayed the role of Ginny in the series 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), and Sabri Maranan (2013). Grobglas portrayed Linda in Woody Allen's 2012 stage play Play It Again, Sam.

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 Anezka 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 as a guest diner in the reality series Hell's Kitchen (2019).

Also read: Jenna Ortega - Actress of Stuck in the Middle, You 

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


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

Yael Grobglas – Net Worth, Salary

Her net worth is estimated to be around $3 million while the figure for 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 her personal life via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. She also has an official website - yaelgrobglas.com.

Also read: Jessy Schram - Model, Actress of Jane Doe, Veronica Mars 

Fact Check

We endeavour for accuracy. If you believe our content has any misinformation, violates your copyright, or you want to propose an update, please feel free to contact us.

Tags : Jane the Virgin Actress Israeli actress Ha'Yi Supergirl Petra Solano Anežka Archuletta Yael Grobglas


  1. wikipedia
  2. imdb