Ana de Armas learned English in just four months upon arriving in Los Angeles, showcasing her determination and adaptability.

Her breakthrough role as Joi in "Blade Runner 2049" earned her a Saturn Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.

Despite facing initial typecasting in Spain, de Armas successfully transitioned to Hollywood, starring opposite Keanu Reeves in "Knock Knock."

De Armas starred in the historical drama "Hispania" (2010–2011), showcasing her versatility beyond contemporary roles.

The actress participated in workshops at Tomaz Pandur's Madrid theatre company during a period of limited acting opportunities.

Ana de Armas spent much of 2017 in her native Cuba, where she purchased a house, emphasizing her connection to her roots.

Her role as nurse Marta Cabrera in "Knives Out" marked a breakthrough, earning her critical acclaim and a Golden Globe nomination.

In "No Time to Die" (2021), she played Paloma, a Cuban CIA agent, with director Cary Joji Fukunaga writing the role with de Armas in mind.

Despite facing criticism for her casting as Marilyn Monroe, de Armas's performance in "Blonde" garnered praise for its intensity and commitment.

De Armas received nominations for the Academy Award, BAFTA, Golden Globe, and SAG Award for her role in "Blonde" (2022).

She replaced Scarlett Johansson in the Apple TV+ action comedy film "Ghosted" (2023)

Beyond the glitz of Hollywood, de Armas has navigated personal relationships, including a marriage to Spanish actor Marc Clotet and a high-profile romance with Ben Affleck