Born on April 28, 1974 in Madrid, Spain, her parents, Eduardo Cruz and Encarna Sanchez, named her based on Joan Manuel Serrat's song.Growing up in Alcobendas together with her younger siblings, Monica and Eduardo Cruz Jr., little Penelope developed a fondness for performing at a very young age, especially for ballet and jazz dance.
This initial success resulted in her decision to quit her study at a secondary school.
Bio: Mónica Cruz Sanchez was born on March 16, 1977. She is the also the younger sister of actress Penelope Cruz.
She hails from a working-class town in Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain.
One of the things that not many know is that, In 2010, her sister Penelope was pregnant with her first child while filming scenes for Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.
In the other half of shooting, the appearance of her pregnancy was very apparent so the filmmakers had to figure methods of shooting around it.