Yael Grobglas is a French-Israeli actress that was born in Paris, France and raised in Raanana, Israel.
She is of French and an Austrian descent.
Grobglas was cast for the lead role of Ginny in the Israeli TV series "Ha'Yi" (The Island), which made her popular among Israel's younger audiences. Her career evolved with leading roles as Shir in the critically acclaimed Israeli horror film "Kalevet" (Rabies), the sitcom "Ha-Shualim" (the Foxes), Jane in the drama mini-series "Yehefim" (Barefoot) and the in the popular show "Tanuchi" (Chill).
Yael landed her first Hollywood role as America Singer, the lead in the TV movie The Selection. The same year, she appeared in seven episodes on the CW's Reign as Olivia D'Amencourt. Yael can currently be seen playing the role of Petra Solano on the CW series Jane the Virgin.