Michelle Rodriguez, born on July 12, 1978, is an accomplished American actress, screenwriter, and DJ. She gained significant recognition for her breakthrough portrayal of a troubled boxer in the independent film Girlfight (2000). This performance garnered widespread acclaim, earning her numerous accolades such as the Independent Spirit Award and Gotham Award for Best Debut Performance. The subsequent year marked another milestone in her career when she portrayed the character Letty Ortiz in the highly successful film The Fast and the Furious (2001). She reprised this role in the sequels Fast & Furious (2009), Fast & Furious 6 (2013), and Furious 7 (2015), solidifying her presence in the blockbuster franchise. 

Michelle Rodriguez as Letty Ortiz in 'Furious 7'
Michelle Rodriguez as Letty Ortiz in ‘Furious 7’

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Michelle Rodriguez’s Sexuality

Michelle Rodriguez made a highly anticipated comeback to the screen in the captivating action film Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among ThievesThis release sparked a wave of curiosity among fans regarding her personal life, which has been a subject of speculation throughout her career, primarily focusing on her sexuality. In 2006, rumors circulated about her romance with a female co-star. She was featured on the cover of a “lesbian magazine”, leading many to interpret it as her “coming out” as being gay.

However, Michelle denied the rumors at the time, stating on her website, If I wanted people to know what I do with my vagina, I would have released a sex video a long time ago.” She further added, “Yet I haven’t done that.”

In 2011, Michelle stated,I’m not a lesbian… yeah. Michi likes sausage.” However, five years later, in an interview with ET, the actress candidly admitted, “I’ve gone both ways. I do as I please. I am too f*cking curious to sit here and not try when I can; men are intriguing, so are chicks. These statements reflect Rodriguez’s openness and exploration of her own sexuality. Let’s find out more about her dating history.

Michelle Rodriguez remembers her co-star Paul Walker in an Instagram post
Michelle Rodriguez remembers her co-star Paul Walker in an Instagram post

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Michelle Rodriguez’s Dating History

Michelle Rodriguez and Vin Diesel have been rumored to be together but it was never a romantic attachment according to ABC NEWS. Despite fans shipping the two stars after the success of The Fast & The Furious in 2001 and their cozy appearances together, neither confirmed being a couple. Michelle, in an interview with radio host Howard Stern, mentioned that Vin “will be a part of my life for a very long time.”

After working on S.W.A.T. with Colin Farrell in 2002, rumors circulated about their romantic involvement, although neither confirmed it. Similarly, when asked about her connection with Kristanna Loken during the filming of BloodRayne in 2006, the actress cryptically responded, “I don’t even know how to answer that.”

One confirmed relationship was with British supermodel Cara Delevingne in 2014. Michelle praised Cara as “so cool” and spoke highly of their time together, but their romance lasted around six months.

In 2016, Michelle briefly dated Zac Efron, evident from their public display of affection in Sardinia. However, their fling ended after two months and the reason may not sit well with fans of Efron. 

Michelle Rodriguez reportedly had a six month relationship with Cara Delevingne
Michelle Rodriguez reportedly had a six-month relationship with Cara Delevingne

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Why did Michelle Rodriguez and Zac Efron Split?

According to sources, Zac Efron developed strong feelings for Michelle Rodriguez, but their romantic involvement lasted onl6 for over a month. The 26-year-old actor and 36-year-old actress had reportedly known each other since 2011. Earlier rumors suggested a split between the two after an argument in Ibiza. A source revealed to HollywoodLife,

“Zac has an addicting personality, which rolls over to his women. He invests in something and falls hard — fast. He really fell hard for Michelle, and she wanted to just have fun and not have a super-serious relationship.”

Despite their differing relationship goals, Zac and Michelle formed a bond over shared experiences and supported each other through previous break-ups. Another insider shared,

“They’ve bonded over the problems they’ve had in the past and were there for each other when they had break-ups. Michelle gets what Zac’s still going through and doesn’t judge him.”

Michelle Rodriguez and Zac Efron split after a two month romance
Michelle Rodriguez and Zac Efron split after a two-month romance

Their mutual love for motorcycles, spending time together, and their active lifestyles contributed to their compatibility. Unfortunately, it wasn’t enough to keep them together for long.

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Source: Independent.ie

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