- Began performing at the age of 7 with the dance company Fantasia Juvenil.
- At 16, was accepted into Columbia University NY- Theatrical Collaboration.
- Studied theater at the Atlantic Theatre Company and Experimental Theatre Wing.
- Learned to rap for her role in the indie film Filly Brown (2012).
- 2015, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical: Winner
- 2015, Critics' Choice Television Awards — Best Actress in a Comedy Series: Nominee
- 2016, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Actress in a Comedy Series: Nominee
- 2016, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
- Ivelisse — Sister
- Magali Rodriguez — Mother
- Genaro Rodriguez — Father
- Henri Esteve — Ex-significant Other
- New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, New York, New York, United States
- Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
- Birthday: June 30, 1984, Cancer
- Profession: Actor
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