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Yael Grobglas Biography, Age, Height, Husband

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Yael Grobglas Biography (Age, Height, Weight, Husband, Family, Career & More)

Yael Grobglas is a French-Israeli actress and model. She is well-known for her role as Petra Solano in the comedy-drama television series Jane the Virgin.

She began her Hallmark journey in 2022 with the film  Hanukkah on Rye. Yael Grobglas plays the lead role of Molly alongside Jeremy Jordan. The story is about a couple – Molly and Jacob, who are brought together by a matchmaker.

They later realize that they are competing deli owners. Will a Hanukkah miracle keep the couple’s romance together? The movie directed by Julie Sherman Wolfe.

Personal Details

Full Name Yael Grobglas
Nick Name Yael
Date of Birth May 31, 1984
Age 39 years as of May 2024
Birth Place Paris, France
Origin Residence Paris, France
Ethnicity White
Religion Judaism
Nationality French-Israeli
Profession Actress and Model
Education Qualification Graduate
Net Worth $ 3 Million as of 2024
Marital Status Married
  • Movie: Maybe This Time (2007)
  • Hallmark Movie: Hanukkah on Rye

Physical Appearance

Her height is 5 feet 7 inches, her weight is 52 kg, her hair color is blonde, and her eye color is blue. Her net worth is estimated to be $3 million.

Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Figure 34-24-34
Height 5’7” Feet/ 1.70 m/70 cm
Weight 52 kg/ 115 lbs
Shoe size 8 (US)
Dress Size 4 (US)

Personal Life (Family, Friends, Boyfriends, Children)

Father Jean Pierre Grobglas
Mother Eva Grobglas
Sibling Not Known
Boyfriend /Husband Artem Kroupenev
Children Arielle (Daughter)

Early Life, Family, and Relationship

Grobglas was born on May 31, 1984, in Paris, France. Her father’s name is Jean Pierre Grobglas. He is of French-Jewish origin. Her mother’s name is Eva Grobglas. She is a Christian from Austria, who later converted to Judaism. When Yael was two years old, her parents immigrated to Israel and resided in Ra’anana.

From a very young age, she had a talent for performing arts. When she was a teenager, she learned professional dance and ballet. Later, she started her career as a model and participated in many runway shows and advertising campaigns.

Though her modeling career was brief, she found her passion for acting. She studied arts at the Yoram Loewenstein Performing Arts Studio in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Boyfriend, Husband, Spouse, Marriage

She married her longtime boyfriend Artem Kroupenev, an Israeli businessman. On January 17, 2020, she gave birth to a baby girl and named her Arielle.

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Yael Grobglas as an Actress

Grobglas has appeared in many Israeli and American movies. Her debut movie was Maybe This Time in 2007. Some of her movies include The Island, The Foxes, Ramzor, Split, Golden Girls, Barefoot, Chill, The Selection, Savri Maranan, JeruZalem, The Pajamas, Grace Note, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, An Interview with God, and Undone. From 2013 to 2014, she played the role of Olivia D’Amencourt in the historical romantic television series Reign.

She played one of the lead roles in the American romantic comedy-drama series Jane the Virgin from 2014 to 2019. From 2017 to 2018, she played the role of Gayle Marsh/ Psi in the American superhero television series Supergirl.

As a stage actress, she played the role of Linda in Play It Again, Sam at the Beersheba Theatre in 2012. She appeared in the music video for We The Kings – Say You Like Me in 2011. She also appeared as a guest diner in the 2019 grand finale of Hell’s Kitchen.

Yael Grobglas Hallmark Movies

Premiere Date Hallmark Movies Cast
December 18, 2022 Hanukkah on Rye Jeremy Jordan and Yael Grobglas

Movies and Television Shows List

Year Title Worked As
Upcoming Jarusalem’67 Sarah
2023 Matlock (TV Series) Shae Banfield
2022 Undone (TV Series) Leeba
2019 Hell’s Kitchen Herself
2018 An Interview with God Sarah Asher
2017–2018 Supergirl (TV Series) Gayle Marsh / Psi
2016 Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (TV Series) Trina
2016 Grace Note (Short Film) Thea
2015 The Pajamas (TV Series) Amit
2015 JeruZalem Rachel Klein
2014–2019 Jane the Virgin (TV Series) Petra Solano/Natalia Dvorácek
2013–2014 Reign (TV Series) Olivia D’Amencourt
2013 Savri Maranan Amit
2013 The Selection (TV Movie) America Singer
2012 Chill (TV Series) Gaby
2011 Barefoot (TV Mini Series) Jane
2011 Golden Girls Lihi
2011 Split (TV Series) Noy
2011 Ramzor Nufar Levy
2010 The Foxes Eli
2010 Rabies Shir
2007–2009 The Island (TV Series) Ginny
2007 Maybe This Time Toti


  • Yael’s hobbies are Traveling, shopping and cooking.
  • In 2012 she became pescetarian.

Yael Grobglas Biography (Age, Height, Weight, Husband, Family, Career & More)

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