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Alba González Villa professionally known as Alba Flores is a popular Spanish film actress and a theater artist. Moreover, she is best known for her roles as Saray Vargas in Vis a Vis (Locked Up). We also appeared as Nairobi in La Casa de Papel (Money Heist). 

About Alba Flores

Born27 October 1986
Age (as of 2021)35 years
BirthplaceMadrid, Spain
ProfessionActress and Theatre Artist
Educational Qualification Graduate
DebutFilm : El calentito (2005)
Television : El comisario (2006)
Awards7th Platino Awards (2020)
21st Iris Awards (2019)
26th Actors and Actresses Union Awards (2017)
Ondas Awards (2015)
and many more
Weight52 kg
Body Measurements34-26-34
HobbiesSinging, Dancing and Swimming
Eye colourBlack
Hair colourBlack

Early life and family of Alba Flores

Alba Flores was born on 27 October 1986. Her birthplace is Madrid, Spain. Also, her parents’ names are Antonio Flores and Ana Villa. Her father Antonio is a musician, composer, and theatrical producer. Moreover, she is the granddaughter of Lola Flores known as “La Faraona”(“The Pharaoh) . Her paternal grandfather, Antonio González referred to as “El Pescaílla” was also a Spanish singer and guitarist and also considered as one of the fathers of Catalan Rumba.

Education and early career

When she was thirteen, Alba studied dramatic interpretation, with secondary training in piano performance. Also, she trained at the Corazza Acting Studio by the renowned acting coach Juan Carlos Corazza.


Alba Flores made her first cinematic debut with Chus Gutiérrez’s, El calentito in 2005. She then appeared in the Antenna 3 television series The Ulysses Syndrome in 2008. At the beginning of 2013, she was also cast in the main role as Moroccan servant, Jamila, in the Antena 3 series El Tiempo entre costuras (The Time in Between). She then played the role of an Indian woman in the movie made for TV based on the life of Spanish Missionary Vicente Ferrer. Then she made an appearance in the TVE series Cuéntame. Also, she appeared in this series as an important witness in a plot involving corrupt police. 

Alba also became part of the show Vis a Vis (Locked Up) and played the character named Saray Vargas de Jesús, a Gypsy. This character initially faced a 4-year prison sentence for Assault. Afterward, in 2017, Netflix bought Global streaming rights for the show due to which she came into the limelight internationally. The show also ran for four seasons. In 2017 she was also starred in the show La Casa de Papel (Money Heist) in the main role Nairobi. Alba appeared in four seasons of the show.

Her other works

Alba also served as the Spanish narrator for the Netflix made documentary entitled Night on Earth. She then performed in theater for a short period of time. However, she did some notable number of roles such as-

  • Luna de miel en Hiroshima (Honeymoon in Hiroshima) (2005),
  • the Romani version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2007).

Personal Life

Alba Flores is a lesbian and currently not dating anyone. She was previously dating Ondina Maldonado, a Spanish actress.


Alba Flores also received her first TV Award as Best Female Performer in Fiction Award with the female cast via Ondas Awards and Best Supporting Actress in a Television Series Award for Spanish Actors Union Awards in 2015. Afterwards, in 2017 she won an Iris Award for Best Actress. Later, 7th Platino Awards Best Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or TV series for Money Heist in 2020.

Some interesting facts about Alba Flores

  • Alba Flores was born and brought up in Madrid, Spain.
  • Also, in May 2020, Alba became a brand ambassador of PETA The campaign’s slogan is “Go Veg. For Animals. For the Planet.”
  • She is also a multi-instrumentalist and performs on stage plays.
  • Then in 2009, she recorded her father’s song, “No Puedo Enamorarme de Ti (I cannot fall in love with you)”, for the soundtrack of a movie by Roberto Santiago’s, Al final del camino.
  • Alba was also invited to attend Jean-Paul Gaultier’s last haute couture show which took place in Paris in January 2020.
  • She’s also the tallest actress in Money Heist. She’s 176 cm tall. Therefore, she’s taller than Denver and Rio.
  • Moreover, she performed in the musical theater production of Enamorados anónimos (Love Anonymous: The Copla Musical in Broadway). This was also helmed by dance choreographer Blanca Li and music composer Javier Limón in 2008.
  • She’s not particularly interested in fashion and enjoy going to Paris with her mother.
  • She also turned vegetarian in 2017.
  • Alba has a sweet tooth. She’s particularly loves meringue.

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