Elena Anaya Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Net Worth, Movies, TV Shows

Elena Anaya Biography

Elena Anaya is a Spanish actress best known for her performance in Pedro Almodóvar’s The Skin I Live In, for which she received a Goya award. She is also well-known for her roles in Van Helsing, Habitación en Roma, and Wonder Woman.


How old is Elena Anaya? – Age

She is 45 years old as of 17 July 2020. She was born Elena Anaya Gutiérrez in 1975 in Palencia, Spain.

Elena Anaya Family

She is the third and youngest of three children. Elena (Nena), her late mother, was a housewife who later owned a boarding house in Palencia. Juan José Anaya Gómez, her late father, was an industrial engineer.

Elena Anaya Husband

Anaya announced in November 2016 that she was expecting her first child with her partner, costume designer Tina Afugu Cordero. Anaya gave birth to their son in February 2017. Anaya was photographed kissing director Beatriz Sanchs at a naturist beach in Menorca in August 2011, according to the Spanish tabloid magazine Cuore. From 2008 to 2013, they were reportedly in a relationship.

Elena Anaya Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of $14 Million.

Elena Anaya The Skin I Live In

She was cast as Vera Cruz / Gal Ledgard in the 2011 Spanish psychological horror-thriller drama film The Skin I Live In.


Plastic surgeon Robert Ledgard was successful in cultivating an artificial skin resistant to burns and insect bites, dubbed “GAL,” which he claims he tested on mice. When he admits to conducting illegal transgenic experiments on humans, he is barred from continuing his research. Ledgard is imprisoning a young woman named Vera on his remote estate, with the assistance of one of his servants, Marilia. Over the course of six years, Robert physically transforms Vicente into a carbon copy of his late wife, whom he renames Vera.

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Elena Anaya The Infiltrator

She appeared as Gloria Alcaino in the 2016 American biographical crime thriller film The Infiltrator.


During the 1980s, US Customs Service special agent Robert Mazur uses his undercover alias “Bob Musella” to become a key player in drug lords’ dirty money laundering. Later, he infiltrates the world’s largest cartel, aiding in the exposure of drug lord Pablo Escobar’s money-laundering organization and the demise of the Bank of Credit and Commerce International, which had secretly taken illegal ownership of First American Bankshares in Washington, D.C.

Elena Anaya Wonder Woman

Anaya was cast as Dr. Isabel Maru, the chief chemist associated with General Ludendorff who specializes in chemistry and poisons in the 2017 American superhero film Wonder Woman.


Diana Prince is Queen Hippolyta’s daughter. She is raised by the Amazons, a race of female warriors created by the Olympian gods to protect humanity. Diana, now a young woman, saves US pilot Steve Trevor when his plane crashes off the coast of Themyscira in 1918. Steve is interrogated by the Lasso of Hestia and confesses to being an Allied spy. He has stolen a notebook from Dr. Isabel Maru, the Germans’ chief chemist, who is working on developing a more lethal form of mustard gas. The team discovers that a gala will be held nearby at the German High Command. Steve and Diana infiltrate the party separately. Steve plans to find and destroy the gas, while Diana plans to assassinate Ludendorff, believing him to be Ares. To avoid jeopardizing his mission, Steve stops her, but this allows Ludendorf to unleash the gas on Veld. Diana fights and kills him, but is perplexed and disheartened when his death does not end the war. Sir Patrick appears and reveals himself to Diana as Ares, who informs her that humans are inherently corrupt.

Elena Anaya Movies

♦ 2000 – El árbol del penitente
♦ 2001 – Lucía y el sexo
♦ 2002 – Sin noticias de Dios – Pili
♦ 2003 – Dos tipos duros
♦ 2004 – Van Helsing
♦ 2005 – Fragile
♦ 2006 – Alatriste –
♦ 2007 – Savage Grace
♦ 2008 – Sólo quiero caminar
♦ 2009 – Hierro
♦ 2010 – Room in Rome
♦ 2011 – The Skin I Live In
♦ 2012 – Sons of the Clouds: The Last Colony
♦ 2013 – Pensé que iba a haber fiesta
♦ 2014 – Todos están muertos
♦ 2015 – Lejos del mar
♦ 2016 – Zipi y Zape y la isla del capitán
♦ 2017 – The Summit
♦ 2020 – Rifkin’s Festival