Cara Santana Wiki: Bio, Married, Boyfriend, Net Worth

Cara Santana is an actress who has been able to make her own space in Hollywood. She rose to stardom after starring in movies like Vida (2018), The Real Bros of Simi Valley (2018) and Who's Stalking Me? (2019).

Cara Santana Wiki: Bio, Married, Boyfriend, Net Worth

Quick Information

  • Date of Birth Apr 02, 1984
  • Age 40 Years, 2 Months
  • Nationality American
  • Profession Actress
  • Marital Status Single
  • Divorced Not Yet
  • Boyfriend/Dating Jesse Metcalfe (E. 2016 - )
  • Gay/Lesbian No
  • Net Worth Not Disclosed
  • Ethnicity Mixed
  • Children/Kids Not Yet
  • Height 5 Feet 5 Inches (1.65 Meters)
  • Parents Nancy Santana (Mother)

Cara Santana is an actress and a producer, who works primarily in Hollywood.

She rose to stardom after starring in movies like Vida (2018), The Real Bros of Simi Valley (2018), and Who's Stalking Me? (2019).

However, she later got public attention after getting engaged to actor Jesse Metcalfe.

Personal Life

Cara was engaged to her long-time boyfriend, Jesse Metcalfe, for several years.


The couple began dating each other from 2008 though they knew each other before this. After sharing a romantic relationship for more than six years, Jesse decided to embark on a new journey by proposing Cara.

So, he got down on one knee with a 5-carat diamond ring on 13th August 2016, just a day before Cara’s 31st birthday. While proposing, Jesse played Eric Clapton’s Pretty Girl in the background while he popped the big question to her at the Hudson River off of New York City. 


After getting engaged, the duo was planning to get married in 2018 but they shifted it to 2019 because of their busy schedule. Meanwhile, Cara had planned to wear her mother’s wedding gown on the special day. 

Cara Santana and Jesse Metcalfe at a nightout (Photo: E Online)

However, Cara’s dream didn’t turn into reality as she ended her nearly 13 years of relationship with Jesse in January 2020.

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As per E Online on 22nd January 2020, the duo called it quits as Jesse was caught cheating on Cara with two other women. Cara was distraught when she saw the photo of Jesse hugging model Livia Pillmann, which was uploaded by E!News.

Also, on the same day, Jesse was seen walking with a woman, believed to be actress Jade Albany Pietrantonio, outside of a bar in Sherman Oaks, California. 

Who is Jesse Metcalfe?

Cara’s ex-fiance, Jesse, is a TV actor- who first made a successful acting career by starring in a soap opera titled Passions (1999-2004). Also, he is known for featuring on ABC's Desperate Housewives (2004-2009).

As per Celebrity Net Worth, he has accumulated a total net worth of $12 million from his career.

Prior to dating Cara, Jesse dated a pop singer named Nadine Coyle in 2006. But, they both walked different paths in 2008.

Cara Santana Wiki: Bio

Cara was born on 2nd  April 1984 in Texas, United States. She was brought up in El Paso, Texas, and is an American by nationality.

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The actress was born to an Italian Catholic father and a Russian Jewish mother named Nancy Santana.

Interesting Facts About Her:

  • Cara stands at a height of 5 feet and 5 inches (1.65m).
  • Her birth sign is Aries.
  • Cara moved to Los Angeles at the age of 16 to learn acting.
  • Cara's ex-fiance Jesse Metcalfe was born on 9th December 1978 in Carmel Valley, California.