Elena Anaya Gutiérrez professionally known as Elena Anaya is a Spanish actress originally from Palencia, Spain. She began her acting career in 1995 at the age of 20 years old with an appearance in the short film Adiós Naboelk. Since then, she is actively flourishing in her acting career by portraying in different genres of movies and TV series.
Elena Anaya is a famous figure and a rising star in Hollywood as well as the Spanish film industry. She is currently living happily with her partner Tina Afugu Cordero with whom she shares one son born in February 2017.
Is Elena Anaya Married?
Elena's fans are curious to know about the husband of the actress. As of 2022, Elena Anaya is in a relationship with Tina Afugu Cordero. Tina Afugu Cordero is a costume designer by profession. Tina’s real name is Justina Afugu Cordero and belongs to African-Europian ancestry. Tina used to work as a customer designer at EL Deseo production company at first but later she started working on a project outside of Spain. Similarly, Tina has worked on video clips of the singer La Bien Querida as a wardrobe and production assistant.
While talking about Elena and Tina’s first encounter, it is rumored that the couple met each other at the International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival of Barcelona in 2015 where Elena and Tina worked together on a project. Then they soon began dating. But, it's unknown whether they have married each other and nor the details of their wedding is disclosed yet.
Similarly, after they became a couple, they have taken part in various marathon competitions together. As of now, they are very happy with each other and are living together in Madrid. The couple is also busy raising their children. Elena and her partner Tina welcomed their baby boy on February 9, 2017, whose name is Lorenzo. The couple was also seen walking in the Madrid streets with their son in a stroller after giving birth.
However, Tina Afugu Cordero isn’t Elena’s first love. Before Tina, she used to date film director Beatriz Sanchís. She began dating Beatriz in 2008 and broke up in 2013. While they were dating each other, they were open about their love life and never hid any of their feelings. The duo dated each other for nearly 5 years and their relationship was similar to that of husband and wife. However, when their relationship came to an end many of their fans were disheartened but at the same time they wished the best for both of their futures.
What Is Elena Anaya Famous For?
Elena Anaya is a beautiful and talented Spanish actress who got famous after playing in the 2001 TV movie Sex and Lucia as Belen. For her performance in the Sex and Lucia movie, she was nominated for her first award named Goya Award in the Best Supporting Actress category, and also won the Spanish Actors Union Award.
Her next famous role was in the 2011 movie The Skin I Live In in which she portrayed Vera Cruz. She also played the role of a lesbian woman named Abla in the 2010 movie Room in Rome. Similarly, her most well-known Hollywood performance was as Aleera in the 2004 movie Van Helsing. Talking about her most recent role, she appeared as Paula Ejea Guzmán, a lead character in the movie The Chalk Line.