Jencarlos Canela

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Jencarlos Canela
Born (1988-04-21) 21 Aprile 1988 (age 33)
Miami, Florida, U.S.
NaitionalityCuban American
Ither namesJen
Years active2000–present
Hicht1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)
Hauf-marrae(s)Gaby Espino
ChilderNickolas Canela Espino (b. 12 Februar 2012)
RelativesJason Canela (brither)
Muisical career
LabelsUniversal Music Latin

Jencarlos Canela (born 21 Aprile 1988) is an American actor an awaird-winnin sangster-sangwritin muisicker haein wan the Breakout Artist of the Year awaird at the Premio Lo Nuestro 2011. He is best kent for playin the leadin roles in the telenovelas Más Sabe el Diablo an Mi Corazón Insiste an maist recently Pasión Prohibida.

Biografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Canela wis born in Miami, Florida tae Cuban parents, Lisette an Heriberto Canela. He is the aulder brither o actor, Jason Canela an haes twa aulder siblins, baith frae his parents.

Personal wittins[eedit | eedit soorce]

In September 2011, Jencarlos Canela an Gaby Espino (Venezuelan actress an model) did a live chat ower social netwirkin steid Twitter, whaur they confirmit they wur in relationship an annoonciy that they wut expectin their first bairn thegither. The godparents are Cristina Saralegui an Pitbull. Gaby gave birth tae their son, Nickolas Canela, on 12 Februar 2012.[1]

Muisic career[eedit | eedit soorce]

At the age o 12 Jencarlos began his muisical career as the lead sangster o the group "Boom Boom Pop". Efter twa years o successful pairticipation wi the group he decidit tae stairt his solo career in late 2002. Ower the follaein five years, he appeared in several international events includin the "Miss World" 2004 an 2005 brawnie pageants, "The Latin Fiesta Festival" in Toronto, Canadae, an "The CALLE OCHO Festival" in Miami. Durin this period, he continued his studies o muisic an actin at the New World School of the Arts (USA), frae which he graduatit wi honors in Mey 2006. The Ford Motor Company chose him as model an sangster for its "Ride it Like a Ford" ad campaign. This commercial wis broadcast on televeesion in the U.S.A.

Jencarlos first album wis producit bi Rudy Pérez at his studio in Miami Beach. This project mey be producit in various leids, as Jencarlos haes performit sangs in Inglis, Italian, German an Portuguese.

In 2012, Canela, in collaboration wi Emilio Estefan, recordit the sang "Sueña" for Telemundo's coverage o the 2012 Simmer Olympics. It wis tae be the offeecial sang o Miss America 2013 an aw, but a contract dispute wi Telemundo led tae the sang bein replacit bi "Don't Stop the Party" bi Pitbull. Canela, signed wi Universal Music Latin Entertainment.

Actin career[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ane o the maist important moments in the career o this young sangster an actor wis whan he receivit the Invitation o Telemundo / NBC Network tae tak his first starrin role o its new soap opera "Pecados Ajenos", whaur besides performin the main theme o the show, he plays "Alfredo Torres" Affectionate, noble, guid son an guid brither. In this his first soap opera Jencarlos shares credits wi figurs o the size o Mauricio Islas, Lorena Rojas, an Lupita Ferrer, amang ithers.

Canela made his actin debut as Alfredo Torres in the hit telenovela Pecados Ajenos, in which he collaboratit wi Dominican sangster Cristal Marie tae create the theme sang for the show. He then went on tae appear in Doña Barbara.

In 2008, he starred in the creetically acclaimit stage muisical Miami Libre at the Arsht Center.[2] Likewise Jencarlos debuted as the theatre actor in the muisical "Miami Free", a story that narrates the dreams o a young Cuban that arrives in Miami wi the intentions o bein a sangster, but for that tae happen he will hae tae conquer a series o obstacles that mak this wirk a true example o perseverance. In "Miami Libre", Jencarlos no anerlie actit, but performit sangs an aw, an showed his dancin abilities. The play wis performit in baith Inglis an Spainyie.

This young Cuban-American is capturin the attention o internaitional mass media who hae featured him in several magazine covers an featur interviews an airticles, In 2008 Jencarlos wis the winner o People en Españ Most Sexiest Man Poll, competin wi figurs as Ricky Martin, Eduardo Yañez, an Pablo Montero, amang ithers.

On 16 Januar 2009, Canela signed an exclusivity contract wi Telemundo.[3]

In 2009 Jencarlos Canela starn in the soap opera "Mas Sabe El Diablo" obtainin a stunnin success aroond the warld.

Discografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Filmografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Year Title Role Notes
2007–2008 Pecados Ajenos (Telemundo series) Alfredo Torres Supporting role
2008 Doña Barbara (Telemundo series) Asdrubal Minor Role, Doña Bárbara's teenage boyfriend, killed.
2009–2010 Más Sabe el Diablo (Telemundo series) Angel Salvador (El Diablo & Salvador Dominguez) Lead Role
2011 Mi Corazón Insiste (Telemundo series) Andrés Santacruz (Suarez) Lead Role
2013 Pasión Prohibida (Telemundo series) Bruno Hurtado Lead Role
Television Guest Appearances
Year Title Role Notes
2010 The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (as Jencarlos; himsel) Musical Guest - Amor Quédate (Episode 134)
Year Title Role Notes
2010 Más Sabe el Diablo: El Primer Golpe (telemundo series) Angel Salvador (aka El Diablo) Direct-to-DVD; prequel to novela (telemundo series)

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Jencarlos Canela y Gaby Espino: "Sí, estamos embarazados"". Retrieved 9 Mairch 2012.
  2. Broadway World
  3. Jencarlos Canela firma exclusividad con Telemundo for 5 million dollars.