Carla Gugino, who is best known for her roles in films like “The Boy’s Life” and “Night at the Museum,” is an American actress who has been active in the industry since 1988. She gained initial prominence after playing the character of Ingrid Cortez in the “Spy Kids trilogy” from 2001 to 2003. She has further performed in horror flicks like “The Haunting of Hill House” and “The Haunting of Bly Manor.” 

Quick Info 
Full NameCarla Gugino
Date of BirthAugust 29, 1971
Birth PlaceSarasota, Florida, United States
ParentsCarl Gugino
Susan Gugino
PartnerSebastian Gutierrez
Age49 years
Height1.65 m
Weight61 kg
Net WorthUS $18 million

Carla Gugino


Carla Gugino was born to parents Susan and Carl Gugino on June 25 of 1971, in Sarasota, located in Florida, USA. Her father works as an orthodontist, and her mother lived an unconventional hippy life. Her parents separated when she was two years old, and she lived with both, her father in Sarasota while her mother in Paradise, which got located in California. Carla Gugino’s mother moved to the house when she was 4. Her father was in a big residence which consisted of a swimming pool and a tennis court.

With her mother, she lived in a tepee and also in a van. She lived in the tepee for six months, and it was fascinating for her as a child to run into the forest and bathe in a river. She took acting classes after her aunt suggested her to. Carla Gugino became independent at the age of 16 after being emancipated with her parents’ support. She also briefly worked as a model in NYC before returning to California. 



She made her film debut in 1989 with the film “Troop Beverly Hills,” in which she acted as Chica Barnwell. In 1990, she appeared in the movie “Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael” as the younger version of Roxy Carmichael. In 1993, she did three films, namely, “This Boy’s Life” in which she appeared as Norma Hansen, “Red Hot” in which she appeared as Valentina, and “Son in Law” in which she acted as Rebecca Warner.

In 1995, she appeared in the film “Miami Rhapsody” as Leslie Marcus. The following year, in 1996, she voiced Delilah in “Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco.” The same year, she appeared in “The War at Home” as Melissa, Wedding Bell Blues” as Violet, and “Michael” as Bride. 1997 saw her portray the role of Amy in “Lovelife.” In 1998, she appeared in three films, namely “Jaded” in which she appeared as Megan Harris, “Snake Eyes” in which she played Julia Costello, and “Judas Kiss” in which she played Coco Chavez.

Carla Gugino

From 2001 to 2011, Carla Gugino appeared in films like “Spy Kids” in which she acted as Ingrid Cortez,  “The Jimmy Show” in which she appeared in the role of Annie O’Brien, “Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams ” in which she reprised her role as Ingrid Cortez, “The Life Coach” in which she appeared in the role of Carla, “Sin City” in which she acted as Lucille, “Night at the Museum” in which she portrayed Rebecca Hutman, “American Gangster” in which she served as Laurie Roberts, Race to Witch Mountain in which Carla depicted Dr. Alex Friedman, “Elektra Luxx” in which she played the titular role and “Sucker Punch” in which she appeared as Dr. Vera Gorski.

In 2012, she appeared in the film “Hotel Noir,” in which she acted as Hanna Click. The following year, she appeared in two films, namely, “By Virtue Fall” and “Man of Steel,” in which she voiced Kelor. 2014 saw her appear in the role of Lisa in the film titled “Match.” In 2015, she appeared in the movie “San Andreas” as Emma Gaines. The following year, she reprised her voice role as Kelor in “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.” The same year, in 2016, she appeared in the film “Wolves” as Jenny Keller, and in “Bling,” she voiced Catherine.

She portrayed the role of Kendra Wyndham in the film “The Space Between Us” in 2017. The same year, she played Jessie’s role in “Gerald’s Game,” and the following year, she appeared in the role of Claire in the film “Elizabeth Harvest.” She got set to appear as Madeline in the movie “Gunpowder Milkshake.” The film is under post-production, and the release date is still unknown. She will additionally be performing in the movie “With/In” soon. The film is under post-production, and her role is yet to get revealed. 



Carla Gugino hasn’t married anyone yet, and she doesn’t hold any babies, however. She started dating Sebastian Gutierrez in 1996. Sebastian is a Venezuelan actor. She has a dog named Melville, who she adores a lot. Aside from acting, she loves to spend time on the beach, travel, and do yoga. 

Carla Gugino

Height, Weight, and Age

Carla Gugino stands 1.65 meters tall and weighs approximately 61 kg as of now. As of December of 2020, she is 49 years old. 


Social Media

Carla Gugino is active on social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. She has 764k followers on Instagram; she has 103.5k likes on Facebook and 82k followers on Twitter as of December 2020. 


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Carla Gugino’s net worth is estimated to be around US$ 18 million as of December 2020. She makes most of her fortune from acting in films and TV shows. Besides an actress, Carla Gugino is also a model and a producer.