10 Things to Know About Eiza Gonzalez

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6. The 23-year-old belleza comes from a small family -- she only has one sibling, an older brother.

7. Eiza launched her career in acting at the age of 16, when she was cast as Lola in the teen telenovela, Lola...Érase una vez.

8.The Mexican-born star performed songs for Lola, and seeing that she possibly could become a successful singer, she signed a deal with EMI Televisa to record her own album as a solo artist. Contracorriente, Eiza's debut album, was released in Mexico in November 2009 and throughout the U.S. in January 2010.

9. Eiza was offered the lead role in Gossip Girl: Acapulco, the Mexican remake of the hit TV series, Gossip Girl. She considered accepting the role, but later wound up declining due to scheduling conflicts with her latest role on telenovela, Amores Verdaderos.

10. This singer/actress won the award for Favorite Solo Artist at the 2013 MTV Millennial Awards.

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