Gina Dejesus

Birthday February 13, 1990

Birth Sign Aquarius

Birthplace Ohio

Age 33 years old

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One of three women who police rescued from the house of kidnapper and rapist Ariel Castro in Cleveland, Ohio on May 6, 2013. In 2018, years after her rescue, she went on to open up the Cleveland Family Center for Missing Children and Adults. 

Before Fame

She went missing at the age of 14 and after last being seen on April 2, 2004 on her way home from school.


She was friends with Ariel Castro's daughter Arlene. She has done many interviews since her rescue, and even went on to co-author a book about the events, titled "Hope: A Memoir of Survival in Cleveland."

Family Life

She is from Cleveland, Ohio to parents Felix DeJesus and Nancy Ruiz. She has siblings Mayra and Ricardo.

Associated With

She was one of three women taken captive along with Amanda Berry and Michelle Knight.