Paola Lázaro - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 17, 2022

Paola Lázaro
Profession: Actress, Writer
Best Known For: The Walking Dead (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $1.5 million

Personal Details

Born on : October 24, 1996 (age 27)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Paola Lázaro-Munoz
Birth Place: San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA
Horoscope: Scorpio
Father's Name: Sorbeto Lazaro-Munoz
Mother's Name: Bella Lazaro-Munoz
Siblings: 2

Gabriel Lazaro-Munoz (older brother)
Daniel Lazaro-Munoz (older brother)

University: State University of New York at Purchase, Columbia University
Ethnicity: Puerto-Rican
Nationality: Puerto Rican


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single

Body Measurements

Height: 1.65 meter (5 feet 5 inch)
Weight: 60 kg (132.28 lb)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: 5.5 (US)
Dress Size: 6 US
Breast Size: 35 inch
Waist Size: 26 inch
Hip Size: 35 inch
Bra Size: 35
Cup Size: B

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Who is Paola Lázaro?

Paola Lázaro is an actress, writer by profession, and Puerto Rican by nationality. She is well known for playing Juanita “Princess” Sanchez on The Walking Dead.

Paola Lázaro – Age, Parents, Siblings

Paola Lázaro was born on October 24, 1994 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Her full name is Paola Lázaro-Munoz, her mother’s name is Bella Lazaro-Munoz and her father’s name is Sorbeto Lazaro-Munoz. She is not the only child of his parents and has two siblings- older brothers Gabriel Lazaro-Munoz and Daniel Lazaro-Munoz who are twins.

young Paola Lázaro (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

After completing her primary education, Paola Lázaro moved to the USA to study at the State University of New York at Purchase where she earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in dramatic writing in 2009. She earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from Columbia University in 2013. Having been mentored by playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis for her thesis play, she also participated in the Emerging Young Writer's Group.

Her ethnicity is Puerto Rican.

Paola Lázaro – Boyfriend, Husband, Children

Paola Lázaro is currently a single woman. There are no records of her past relationships and boyfriend(s). Since she has not married, she is sans husband or children.

Paola Lázaro – Career

Playwright, Theatre

Soon after college graduation, Lázaro worked with Labyrinth Theatre Company on a summer program and also received an Arts Entertainment Scholarship Award from the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts.

Paola Lázaro has found success as a playwright as well. She was asked to join New York’s Atlantic Theatre Company as playwright-in-residence for the 2016–2017 season with a focus on her new play Tell Hector I Miss Him (2017). The play which was directed by Latino David Mendizabal was a success with the run extended due to popular demand.

Moreover, she has performed in Cherry Lane Theatre's production of To the Bone, written by Lisa Ramirez.

Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Paola Lázaro in theatre's Our Lady of 121st Street (Image: Broadway)

Early Days

Her career as a TV actress began in 2015, in the TV short So, Then Tell Me which was later turned into TV series in 2016. This was followed by appearances in the films Scenes from the Underground (2016), Pimp (2018), and the TV series Dichos (2018), etc. Finally, in 2018 Paola Lázaro was cast as Gutierrez in the TV series Lethal Weapon. She portrayed the character for a total of 7 episodes, until 2019.

Films, Series

Over the years Lázaro has portrayed characters in the film Black Bear (2020), the TV movie Shelter, and in the episode(s) of the TV series SMILF (2019), Wu-Tang: An American Saga (2019), Patty's Auto. Since 2020 she has been playing Juanita “Princess” Sanchez on season 10 of The Walking Dead and will be starring in season 11 (final season) of the horror drama series.


On the set of The Walking Dead, Paola Lázaro has worked with Khary Payton, Eleanor Matsuura, Josh McDermitt, Nadia Hilker, and Jacob Young.

Paola Lázaro in The Walking Dead (Image: Newsweek)

Paola Lázaro – Awards, Nominations

For her work in the play To the Bone, Lázaro has been nominated for the Drama Desk Award- Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play.

Paola Lázaro – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Lázaro is estimated to be around $1.5 million while the figure on her annual salary is under review.

Paola Lázaro – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media platforms Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Paola Lázaro is followed by thousands of followers.

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