Leonor Watling Quick Info
Height5 ft 7½ in
Weight58 kg
Date of BirthJuly 28, 1975
Zodiac SignLeo
Eye ColorHazel

Leonor Watling is a Spanish film actor, musician, singer, lyricist, director, writer, and voice artist. Along with Alejandro Pelayo and Óscar Ybarra, she has been one-third of the music band Marlango. The band’s discography consists of albums such as The Electrical Morning, Technicolor, El Porvenir, Life in the Treehouse, Automatic Imperfection, Marlango, and Un Día Extraordinario. In addition to that, Leonor Watling has also been a part of several shows and movies such as The First Night of My Life, La hora de los valientes, Besos al aire, Son de mar, A mi madre le gustan las mujeresTalk to Her, La templanzaDeseoMy Life Without MeVivir sin permiso, En la ciudadLa mala educación, Mala leche, Nasdrovia, If I Were YouPulsaciones, CrónicasAsesinato en la UniversidadQuerido maestro, The Secret Life of WordsInconscientesMalas temporadasTirante el Blanco, LopeThe Oxford MurdersLo mejor de Eva, Raquel busca su sitio, and Paris, je t’aime.

Born Name

Leonor Elizabeth Ceballos Watling

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Nick Name

Eli

Leonor Watling as seen while smiling for the camera at the 33rd Goya Awards in 2019Leonor Watling as seen while smiling for the camera at the 33rd Goya Awards in 2019
Leonor Watling as seen while smiling for the camera at the 33rd Goya Awards in 2019 (Pedro J Pacheco / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Madrid, Spain

Nationality

SpanishSpanish

 

Education

Leonor Watling studied at Santamarca High School in Madrid, Spain.

Occupation

Actor, Musician, Singer, Lyricist, Director, Writer, Voice Artist

Family

  • Father – Gonzalo Ceballos (died when Leonor was a teenager)
  • Mother – Gillian Watling
  • Siblings – Leonor has 2 older brothers and an older sister.
  • Others – Gonzalo Ceballos y Fernández de Córdoba (Paternal Grandfather), Remigia Sáenz de Cenzano y Ponce de León (Paternal Grandmother)

Manager

Leonor Watling has been signed with A6 Cinema, Talent Agency, Madrid, Spain.

Genre

Jazz, Blues, Rock

Instruments

Vocals

Net Worth

According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, her net worth has been $4 Million.

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Build

Slim

Leonor Watling posing for the camera with Jorge Drexler at the 32nd Goya Awards in 2018Leonor Watling posing for the camera with Jorge Drexler at the 32nd Goya Awards in 2018
Leonor Watling posing for the camera with Jorge Drexler at the 32nd Goya Awards in 2018 (Carlos Delgado / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Height

5 ft 7½ in or 171.5 cm

Weight

58 kg or 128 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Leonor Watling has dated –

  1. Jorge Drexler – She is in a relationship with Uruguayan musician, singer, composer, actor, and doctor Jorge Drexler. They have 2 children – a son named Luca Drexler (b. January 2009) and a daughter named Lea Drexler (b. July 27, 2011).

Race / Ethnicity

Mixed (Hispanic and White)

Leonor Watling is of Spanish descent on her father’s side and has English roots on her mother’s side.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Hazel

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Lean body

Leonor Watling as seen in a black-and-white picture while performing with the band Marlango in 2008Leonor Watling as seen in a black-and-white picture while performing with the band Marlango in 2008
Leonor Watling as seen in a black-and-white picture while performing with the band Marlango in 2008 (LivePict.com / livepict.com / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Leonor Watling Facts

  1. She is the youngest of 4 siblings.
  2. Leonor Watling was named one of the European films ‘Shooting Stars’ by European Film Promotion in 1999.
  3. Alongside Rosa María Sardá, María Pujalte, Silvia Abascal, Eliska Sirova, Chisco Amado, and Álex Angulo, Leonor co-starred as Elvira (an attractive but insecure 20-something) in the 2002 comedy film My Mother Likes Women (Spanish: A mi Madre le gustan las mujeres). This role won her the award for “Best Actress (film)” at the 53rd Fotogramas de Plata in 2003.
  4. She brought to life the character of Ann, The Neighbor in the 2003 Spanish-Canadian drama film My Life Without Me, based on the 1997 short story collection Pretending the Bed Is a Raft by Nanci Kincaid. Co-starring alongside Sarah Polley, Amanda Plummer, Scott Speedman, Deborah Harry, Maria de Medeiros, and Mark Ruffalo, Leonor Watling’s performance in the film won her the 59th CEC Medal for “Best Supporting Actress” and the 13th Actors and Actresses Union Award for “Best Actress in a Minor Role (film)”.
  5. In 2021, she started playing the role of Dr. Cabanas in the romantic comedy-drama television miniseries Blowing Kisses (Spanish: Besos al aire).
  6. Leonor Watling is bilingual and speaks Spanish and English.
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