Encanto’s Luisa Madrigal is played by Jessica Darrow. Born on 7 January 1995, the Cuban-American actress and singer is currently 28 years old.
Luisa Madrigal is one of the major characters in Encanto, Disney’s popular 2021 musical comedy fantasy animation. She is the second daughter of Julieta and Agustin, Isabela’s younger sister and Mirabel’s older sister. Luisa literally carries the weight of her village, on her shoulders, as she is frequently called upon to transport donkeys, move pianos, reroute rivers, and even repair houses. Her abilities don’t appear to have a clear limit. Throughout the story, Luisa moves massive objects like bridges, quickly lifting them no matter what point of the object she is holding.
What is Encanto About?
Encanto is a story about the Madrigals, a remarkable family who live in the Casita, a sentient home in the Colombian mountains in a hidden enchanting place called the Encanto. The plot follows their magical candle and the magical gifts bestowed upon the madrigal children by the Candle.
With the exception of Mirabel, all of the Madrigal children have special powers courtesy of the Candle’s magic, with Luisa Madrigal having the gift of super strength.
Who Is Luisa Encanto Voice Actor?
The voice actor of Luisa Madrigal in Encanto is Cuban-American actress and singer Jessica Darrow. The talented actress was born in Florida on 7 January 1995 and is currently 28 years old.
Jessica studied theater at Shakespeare’s Globe Theater for 5 months in London before graduating from Rutgers University with a degree in acting. Darrow is currently based in New York City.
In 2021, she rose to prominence as the voice of Luisa Madrigal in the Disney animated feature film Encanto, where she performed one of the film’s most popular songs, “Surface Pressure.” The song was certified platinum by the RIAA and also rose to number 8 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in early 2022.
In the song “Surface Pressure,” Jessica Darrow as Luisa Madrigal, sings a powerful solo about her experiences with Abuela Alma’s incredibly high expectations, which make her feel worthless if she can’t be strong. When she is under stress, she loses her strength and also herself.
Although Jessica Darrow is American, she is also of Cuban descent and her acting career began in 2019 with the film Feast of Seven Fishes. Since then, she has starred as Taylor Reese in the TV miniseries Following Hannah Stone and has provided the voice for the podcast Anomaly. Darrow also played Mimi in Grand Theft Auto Online’s 2021 update “Los Santos Tuners.”
How Old is Luisa in Encanto?
Luisa Madrigal is 19 years old in Encanto. Although she is older than Mirabel, she is younger than Isabel. She is Julieta and Agustin’s second daughter and Abuela’s third granddaughter. Isabel Madrigal, who is 22 years old, is the oldest Madrigal grandchild and is older than Luisa.
Luisa Madrigal is a tall and extremely physically strong young woman with a tanned skin tone, brown hair, and hazel eyes. Her hair is braided and pulled back in a bun with a red ribbon tied into a bow. Luisa wears a long indigo skirt with a white short-sleeved shirt. To indicate her superhuman strength, dumbbells are also sewn into the bottom of her skirt.
Luisa is a hardworking diligent young woman who is committed to her family and village. She is also shown to be extremely tolerant and willing to do anything asked of her despite the fact that she is underappreciated.
Despite her outward confidence, Luisa is filled with insecurities and is extremely critical of herself. She expresses concern about her inability to perform her duties and believes she is worthless if she is unable to serve her purpose or use her gift.
Luisa places a high value on the utility of her gift, and she believes she is nothing without it. However, she also expresses a desire to be able to unwind and not be burdened by the “crushing weight” of everyone’s expectations.
Luisa also has a flair for things that can be considered childish, such as stuffed animals and unicorns. She can also literally move mountains, according to the film. In “Surface Pressure,” she also claims to be able to flatten diamonds, one of the hardest materials on the planet. Luisa, like the other gifted Madrigals, appears to have limitations, but these limitations were never revealed in Encanto. Luisa realizes near the end of Encanto that she does not have to take up every possible responsibility simply because she is strong.
Is Luisa the Oldest Madrigal Encanto Sibling?
No, Luisa is not the oldest madrigal sibling. She is, however, older than her sister Mirabel, and her cousins Camilo and Antonio. The oldest Madrigal sibling is Julieta. She is the oldest of the Madrigal children. Although they are triplets, Julieta is the oldest of the three and Pepa is the youngest.
Julieta is 50 years old and she is married to Agustin. She is Isabela, Luisa, and Mirabel’s mother, and her magical gift is the ability to heal with food. Julieta, Pepa, and Bruno are triplets and they are Alma and Pedro’s children.
When Abuela Alma, the family matriarch, her husband Pedro, and their young triplets – Julieta, Pepa, and Bruno – were caught up in an armed conflict, they were forced to flee and abandon their home. But, before they could reach safety, Pedro was killed.
Luisa is the third grandchild and the middle child of Julieta and Agustin.
Who is Older, Isabella or Luisa?
Isabela Madrigal is older than Luisa Madrigal. She is the firstborn grandchild of Abuela Alma. Luisa is younger than Isabela at 19 years old. Luisa’s cousin Dolores is younger than Isabel and older than Luisa. Antonio is the youngest member of the entire Madrigal family.
Isabel, the eldest grandchild, is dubbed “Miss Perfect.” She is known as the Madrigals’ Golden Child because of her beauty, grace, and gift of “perfection.” She has the beautiful gift of flower/plant creation, and very beautiful flowers begin to bloom with each stride she takes.
Isabela appears to be flawless in everything she does, such as cultivating beautiful flowers and plants. Isabela at the beginning of Encanto looks to be a lovely and gentle person who is ideal in every manner. This, however, is largely a ruse, as it is eventually revealed that she is simply acting in this manner to meet Abuela’s expectations.