Paulina Chávez is an American actor and singer. She is mostly known for her performance as Ashley Garcia in the Netflix comedy series The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia. Paulina was born in El Paso and later moved with her family to San Antonio. She began her acting career with small productions and commercials. She then appeared in her debut series, Day 5, and her first film, Colossal Youth. In 2020, she was seen as Ashley Garcia in her breakthrough project, The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia, and its rebranded second part, Genius in Love. Following this, she became a Latina role model. She also creates her own music.