Gabriela Španić (born Gabriela Elena Španić Utrera, Ortiz, Guarico State, 10 December 1973), or Gaby Spanic, is a highly regarded Venezuelan actress of Croatian descent best known for her roles in Latin soap operas and her many controversies in the media. Her twin sister is the model/actress Daniela Spanic. She has one younger sister. Patricia. She has one brother, Antonio.