Later she moved to New York City at the age of 18 in 1991, where she took classes in dancing and acting.
In Puerto Rico, Sánchez gained public attention as a dancer and as co-host of a variety show called Qué Vacilón.
At that time, in 1993, Sánchez won the Miss Puerto Rico Petite contest, and in 1994 she won the international title of Miss American Petite, bringing her international fame.
She is currently 42 year and her date of birth is April 2, 1973. She was raised and she spent her most of her childhood in her native birth place San Juan. Roselyn Sanchez learned primary education in San Juan.
And she was born as youngest children of her parents and she has three older brothers.