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Where is Georgina from? Cristiano Ronaldo’s long-time girlfriend’s humble beginnings

Georgina Rodriguez is back on our screens with the release of the second series of her Netflix series of “I Am Georgina”.

Argentine Spanish model Georgina Rodriguez

After the success of the Netflix documentary series ‘I Am Georgina which made the Top 10 in more than 60 nations, Georgina Rodriguez returns with a second series that follows the high profile influencer travel the world but also offers an insight to her life as a mother.

Rodriguez’s family and children play a central role in the series as does partner, soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo who met the former Gucci store assistant back in 2016 when he played for Real Madrid.

Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo (C-L), accompanied by his partner Georgina Rodriguez
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Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo (C-L), accompanied by his partner Georgina Rodriguez FAYEZ NURELDINEAFP

Is Georgina Argentine or Spanish?

The 29-year-old was born in Buenos Aires to a Spanish-Argentine father and a Spanish mother originally from Murcia. Her family, including an older sister named Ivana, lived with her paternal relatives. When Rodriguez was just one year old, her mother decided she wanted to return to Spain, and the family moved to the northern Spanish city of Jaca in Huesca.

Jaca beginning

Despite not having been born in Spain, Georgina considers Jaca as ‘home’ and feels a citizen of the world first, then Spanish second, Argentinian third and Portuguese last.

Dance was her passion as a child and she became a member of the Joven Ballet del Pirineo. After finishing second level education, she moved to Briston in the UK where she worked as a nanny. Upon returning to Spain in 2016, she worked as a sales assistant in a Gucci store in Madrid (where she met Cristiano Ronaldo, her current partner) before moving to the Prada section in Spanish chainstore El Corte Inglés.