Daughter of Lawyer Julio Francisco Peynado Gonzalez. Granddaughter of Francisco J. Peynado. Great-granddaughter of Dominican Republic President (1874-1876) Ignacio Maria Gonzalez.
Mother of actress, producer and assistant director Laila Petrone from first marriage to Salvatore Petrone. and mother to Minerva Mariotti from her current marriage to Primo Mariotti.