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Overview (3)

Born in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Birth NameDiego Andrés González Boneta
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Diego Andrés González Boneta was born in Mexico City, Mexico, to engineers Lauro Andrés González-Moreno and Astrid Boneta Gonzalez.

Diego recently starred as the titular character in "Luis Miguel, La Serie." The series, about the Mexican singer's rise to international fame premiered on Telemundo and Netflix and was praised by critics and fans alike. He will next be seen on the big screen in November 2019, starring opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger in the highly-anticipated film "Terminator: Dark Fate" directed by Tim Miller ("Deadpool") and produced by James Cameron. In 2020, he will star as "El Gato Negro," the eponymous hero based on Richard Dominguez's Latino comic book series.

Diego's breakthrough role came about in 2012 when he was cast opposite Tom Cruise and Julianne Hough in New Line's jukebox musical "Rock of Ages." His role in the film earned him both CinemaCon's "Rising Star of the Year" award and an ALMA award for best actor.

He has also been seen in the CBS miniseries "The Dovekeepers," produced by Mark Burnett and Roma Downey, which sustained an astounding nine-million viewers; Imagine Entertainment's "Pelé: Birth of a Legend" opposite Vincent D'Onofrio and Rodrigo Santoro; Voltage Pictures' thriller, "Eden" and Lionsgate's "Summer Camp."

Diego's television credits include the FOX horror-comedy series "Scream Queens," alongside Emma Roberts, as well as the CW's "90210," MTV's "Underemployed" and ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars."

His career began at the age of 12 when he participated in "Codigo Fama," a children's singing reality series in Mexico. Diego was nominated for Best New Artist at the 2006 MTV Awards Latin America as well as the Best Solo Singer at the MTV Awards Latin America in 2008.

Diego has been awarded GQ Latin America's "Actor of the Year" and GQ Spain's "Man of the Year."

- IMDb Mini Biography By: The Lede Company

Trivia (8)

Toured with successful group RBD in Brazil, Spain, U.S.A. and throughout Latin America. He performed at the biggest stadium in the world - Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2006 for over 120,000 people.
He opened Hilary Duff's concerts in Mexico at the El Palacio de los Deportes in Mexico City and in Guadalajara in 2004.
MTV Latin America Best New Artist Nomination in 2006.
Winner of the Most Popular Artist Award at La Serena, Chile Music Festival in 2007.
MTV Latin America Best Solo Performer Nomination in 2008.
Twice nominated to the Latin Grammys for Alegrijes y Rebujos & Mision SOS Best Children's Groups. (2003 & 2004).
Diego's father, Lauro Andrés González Lima, is Mexican. Diego's mother, Astrid Boneta López, was born in the United States, to a Puerto Rican father and a Spanish mother. Some of Diego's father's ancestry can be traced back to Spain (in the 1500s). Diego also has one sixteenth Central European (German and Swiss) ancestry through his father.
Boneta has triple citizenship for Mexico, the United States and Spain.

Personal Quotes (5)

I'm a very romantic and passionate guy.
Overall I think that the most important thing is to have true friends, and always to stay true to yourself and never try to be somebody that you're not.
I always try to be a reliable friend.
When you're with girl you want to be with, everything's perfect.
Before every performance I feel nervous.

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