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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 29 November 1990Mexico 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 Lima and Astrid Boneta López. His father is Mexican, and his mother was born in the U.S., to a Puerto Rican father and a Spanish mother.

Diego began his career 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.

Boneta was named Cinemacon (formerly Showest) Rising Star of 2012 and won the ALMA Award for Best Male Actor. He was recently named one of US Weekly's "12 Breakout Stars of 2012" and awarded GQ Latin America "Actor of the Year." Earlier this year Diego starred in Rock of Ages as "Drew" for Adam Shankman and New Line Cinema, which was distributed through Warner Brothers in June. The film's cast included Julianne Hough, Tom Cruise, Russell Brand, Mary J Blige, Catherine Zeta Jones and Paul Giamatti. Rock of Ages was also recently received a Grammy nomination for "Best Soundtrack."

Diego starred in creator Craig Wright's MTV show Underemployed. Previously, he had recurring roles on ABC Family's hit series Pretty Little Liars and on CW's 90210.

Diego has been featured in the publications InStyle, Cosmo, Elle, Details, and Esquire Magazines.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: BWR

Trivia (7)

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).

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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