Born Maria Izadora Ussher Calzado on August 12, 1982,is a Filipina actress, TV host, performer and model, working as one of GMA-7's contract artists.
She was named after the dancer. Her father is choreographer and TV director Lito Calzado and her mother, Irish-Spanish-Filipina, is Mary Ann Ussher. Calzado 's brother, Dash Calzado, is a member of Legit Misfitz, a Pinoy rap group.
In the late, she finished her high school in Miriam College and then completed her undergraduate education in the University of Santo Tomas with a degree in Fine Arts.
Iza's latest project is the upcoming series in GMA-7 'Beauty Queen', which will start airing on October 18.