Olga Merediz is an American actress and voice-over actress famous for playing a role in In the Height as Abuela Claudia. In In the Heights, she is worked with Anthony Ramos, Corey Hawkins, and many more.

She is also part of the Orange Is the New Black and Shades of Blue. Orange Is the New Black is a comedy TV series which is created for Netflix. It is one of the most-watched television series on Netflix.

Olga Merediz Early Life

Olga Merediz was born on 1956, February 15, in Cuba. At the age of five years, she, along with her family, moved to Miami, Florida, from Cuba. She spends her childhood in Puerto Rico. Her nationality is American with the zodiac sign Aquarius.

Olga Merediz


Talking about her educational qualifications, Olga Merediz was enrolled in Tulane University to complete her bachelor's degree. She completed her Bachelor in Arts with major in French literature with a minor in education.


In the entertainment industry, Olga had worked as an actress in film and television and a voice-over artist. She has also worked in a theater play. Olga was seen as the leading role and supporting role in movies Reckless, In the Heights, and many more.

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Some of her television series are Shades of Blue, Blue Bloods, The Sopranos, Orange is the new black, and many more. We also saw her on the theater and stage with her role in The Human Comedy, The Blessing, and others.

She had also worked as the voice artist in Dora the Explorer, Cuba: The Accidental Eden, and many more. She had also worked as a voice artist for many radio and television ads.

Olga Merediz


In 2007 Olga Merediz was a winner in the Drama Desk Award for the title Outstanding Ensemble Performance for her role in In the Heights. In the following year, she was a winner for the title Outstanding Performance by a Featured Female Actor.

In addition, she was a nominee for the title Best Performance by a Featured Actress for her role in In the Height in 2008. Besides nominees and winners, she was also featured in Latina Magazine as one of the 50 Best Latin Singers and Pop Stars of all time.

Personal Life

Although we have seen her excellent acting skill on the reel, we still don't know much about her real life. There is no information about her marriage. She may be single as we cannot find any information about her husband or children. It is pretty surprising that at the age of 65 years old she is still unmarried. She may be focused so much on her career that she doesn't have any time for marriage or a relationship.

Physical Stats

 According to some resources, she has got a height of 5 feet 9 inches. Her weight is 62kg. She has got black hair. She also has beautiful dark brown eyes. At the age of 65 years, she still looks relatively young. She must be doing working workouts and take proper food to make herself young and fit.

Olga Merediz

Net Worth

Olga Merediz was attached to the entertainment industry for an extended time. She spends more than twenty years of her life in the film industry. From her long career, her net worth is estimated to have $3 million. It is pretty less amount with respect to her contribution to the entertainment industry. Her income from her acting career covers the majority of her net worth. 

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Olga Merediz is active on social media like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. More than 5630 had followed her in her Instagram account. She also had 4871 followers on her Twitter account, and in terms of Facebook, she has more than 524 followers. She also has her website where we can find her photo, music, biography, contact.

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