She is the brightest actress in Hollywood. She has a capacity to turn any audience go crazy for her. She is no other than María José de Pablo Fernández, mostly known by name Cote de Pablo. Cote was born to Francisco de Pablo and Maria Olga Fernandez in November 12th, 1979. Her birth place is Santiago, Chile and she is a Chilean-American actress and singer. She was not the only child in her family; she has a sister and brother who both work as a disc jockey.
Her family came to Unites States when her age was 10 years. She attended Arvada Middle School in Miami, Florida. She changed her name to Cote as her class friends could not pronounce her real name. Cote is a common nick name for Maria Jose name in Chile for children’s. She went to New World School of Arts where she studied Musical Theater. Later she joined Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where she continued her studies in Music and Theater. By the time she joined University she has already appeared in several theater plays like The House of Bernard’s Alba, Indiscretions, The Fantastic’s and A Little Night Music. In year 2002 she graduated with a Bachelor Degree of Fine Arts in Musical Theater.
After her graduation she moved to New York for finding herself work as an actress. She was involved in Entertainment industry while she was just 15 years old. She hosted some TV shows episodes like Control (1994-1995) and Entertainment tonight. She
worked as a waitress in Indian restaurant those days while she was struggling for her career. Her motivation and passion on acting finally made her successful and she appeared in The Mambo Kings of Broadway as Dolores Fuentes. She has won Imagen Award at the Imagen Foundation Award for Best Supporting Actress in television for NCIS. She was also nominated for same award in 2009 and 2008. She has won many awards and been nominated in her career and some of them are, ALMA Award (Outstanding Actress in Drama Television Series), Imagen Award (Best actress in Television).
This sexy and outstanding actress is dating Diego Serrano. There is a rumor they broke up but, there are also some gossips of her being pregnant. Her personal life is far away from media, she never comments on her personal life while asked. No source and information are available to say she is married. She is not married yet and she neither has child. However, she might be hoping to get married soon and have a child.
She stands tall with a height of five feet and seven inches. Her slim body and dark brown eyes can lift any men heart from a distance. Her slim body measurement is 32-23-33 and she can make any men fall for her. Her photos in bikini with her beautiful feet and legs exposed can be found in web. Beside her talents in acting, she also is a well listened singer. Her all time hit song Temptation can be listened and watched in YouTube. She has a huge likes and shares in her YouTube video of Temptation. Fans can check for her other songs too like 'Cry Me a River' and 'Samba in Prelude'.
She has an estimated net worth of $million and her salary for NCIS episodes were about $120,000 per episode. Despite this huge and handsome salary and she being a major part of NCIS she left NCIS on 10th July, 2013. She disclosed she had no regrets for it and it was not the final goodbye of her character Ziva David in the series. Her detail biography can be found in wiki sites and IMDb. She is also active in social networking sites like Twitter. Fans can follow her for latest updates about Cote de Pablo.