“Tokyo” is one of the most popular characters in the band of robbers in Money Heist. But Úrsula Corberó is also a really exciting person in real life. We’ll tell you 5 facts you need to know about the Netflix actress.
Ursula Corbero: age, origin and family
Ursula Corbero Delgado was born on August 11, 1989, in Barcelona. Your zodiac sign is Leo, whose characteristics are primarily self-confidence, ambition, and strength. In the course of the article, you will see that this fits very well! The “Money Heist” star grew up very modestly in Sant Pere de Vilamajor together with her parents Pedro Corberó, a carpenter, Esther Delgado, a saleswoman, and her older sister Mónica.
Before “Money Heist”: This is how Ursula Corbero became an actress
Ursula Corbero knew at the age of six that she wanted to become an actress. However, getting into show business was hard work for her. Her family didn’t have a lot of money and her career choice didn’t make it any easier. Even so, she was always supported. Her mother had several jobs to keep the family afloat and sacrificed her afternoons driving little Ursula to auditions and an acting school in Barcelona, 60 kilometers away. This passion paid off today!
The first roles of the “Money Heist” stars
Ursula Corbero has a natural talent when it comes to acting. At the age of only 13, she started her career in the Spanish TV show “Mirall Treat”. She was only seen in three episodes at first, but the gig earned her more commercial jobs. From 2005 to 2006 she starred in the TV series “Ventdelpla” before moving to Madrid to work for the Spanish broadcaster “Antena TV”, where she had her big break in “Fisica o Quimica”.
“Money Heist”: SHE is the inspiration for “Tokyo” and that’s what Úrsula Corberó doesn’t like about her role
In 2017, Úrsula Corberó got the role of “Tokyo” in the Netflix series “Money Heist”. This appearance gave the actress her international breakthrough. Today she is said to have an estimated fortune of around $ 5 million – and the trend is rising! For Tokyo, she was also inspired by another well-known actress: Natalie Portman as Mathilda in the film “Léon: The Professional”. Úrsula Corberó has already emphasized in a number of interviews that she admires the courage and strength of “Tokyo”, but that she could put the brakes on a bit when it comes to her self-confidence in order to show her vulnerability more.
“Money Heist”: What’s going on between Úrsula Corberó (Tokyo) and Miguel Herrán (Rio)?
In “Money Heist”, Miguel Herrán plays the role of “Rio”, who falls head over heels in love with “Tokyo”. Fans find the chemistry between the two so convincing that there is much speculation about whether the two are a couple. Especially after a joint shoot for the Spanish GQ, where Úrsula and Miguel kiss, the rumor mill burned. For everyone who hoped so, there is now a small disappointment: “Money Heist” stars are just very good friends. In several interviews, she has already affirmed that she values her co-star very much and that she extremely admires his portrayal of “Rio”. She is also very good friends with Jaime Lorente aka “Denver”.