Ruby Rose is a highly intriguing and interesting lady. She is popularly known as the Australian born actress, model, and television presenter who first gained traction in 2007 after she worked with MTV Australia as a presenter/ VJ. Due to her beauty, she began getting modelling gigs which further popularised her.
One of her highly lucrative deals as a model came when she was named as the face of Maybelline New York in Australia. As an actress, Ruby rose to even greater prominence after starring in the third season of the hit Netflix produced television series titled, Orange Is The New Black. Find out more about her career, relationship life and sexuality below.
Bio (Age) – Who Is Ruby Rose?
Ruby Rose Langenheim was born in Melbourne, Australia on the 20th of March 1986. The name of her mother is Katia Langenheim and she is an artist by profession. So far, Ruby hasn’t revealed much about her birth father and as such information about him is unknown. Nevertheless, she described her mother as her role model and the source of her motivation.
As a kid, Ruby was raised in different places because her mother travelled a lot. Some of the places she grew up in include; Surfers Paradise, Tasmania and rural Victoria before finally settling in Melbourne. For her education, Ruby Rose was a student at University High School. After leaving high school, she gained admission into Footscray City College where she successfully graduated in the course of time.
Ruby Rose began her career as a model in the year 2002. At this time she entered into a modelling competition against over 2000 ladies for the ‘Girlfriend’ model search. In the end, she placed second while Catherine McNeil Emerged as the winner. The opportunity, fortunately, led her to become the face of the American makeup brand popularly known as “Maybelline.” She also became a VJ for MTV Australia after emerging winner over thousands of contenders who sought the same opportunity.
As a talented lady, Ruby tried her hands on acting of which she started out as a part of the cast of the television series, Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation. She thereafter featured in a good number of film projects and later landed one of her most memorable roles in the breakout television series, Orange Is The New Black, in the year 2015. In the series, the multitalented model starred as the character, Stella Carlin.
In 2018, Ruby made an ecstatic announcement to her fans stating that she had been cast to play the iconic role of Batwoman in the CW Batwoman series. Her character made its debut appearance in the Arrowverse crossover.
Is She A Lesbian?
Ruby Rose has been out of the closet for a very long time. She first came out when she was twelve years old. Due to this, she faced a myriad of physical and emotional abuse from her schoolmates. She recalls that she loved hanging out with the boys a lot and also dressing like boys. Due to the disclosure of her sexuality, the girls made comments such as, “You Hang With Our Boyfriends Now You Want Us Too.” This was particularly demoralizing for her as she began to save up for a gender reassignment surgery and contemplate suicide as well.
To make matters worse, Ruby Rose, was also sexually molested by a relative of hers and has also been diagnosed with clinical depression. She revealed that she prayed earnestly that she wouldn’t grow breasts and would also lie on her chest whenever she slept with the hopes of impeding it. According to her, she thinks the act actually worked to a satisfactory extent.
With time, however, she became more comfortable in her own skin and chose not to change her gender. Alterternaively she adopted the term gender fluid which means she identified as either male or female. Ruby also got complimented on her looks; either a very handsome boy or a beautiful girl. As a result, he decided to try out for androgynous modelling. In terms of her sexual preference, Ruby is a lesbian.
Who Is Her Girlfriend?
Ruby Robe has been in a few relationships ever since she became a popular face in the entertainment industry. Her first publicly known relationship was with the British-American designer Phoebe Dahl in 2014. The pair actually went ahead and got engaged just two months after they began dating. Unfortunately, their relationship couldn’t proceed to the altar as they called it quits in December 2015. After splitting with Phoebe, she began dating Jessica Origliasso in October 2016 but they broke up in April 2018.
Ruby Rose Height
The gorgeous actress and model is a lucky lady indeed. Not only is she a striking beauty, but Ruby Rose also has a great body structure, frame and a good height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.7 m) to go with it. Safe to say, her looks no doubt played a major role in landing her the modelling and acting jobs she has gotten over the course of her career.