Aarón Díaz

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For the American artist, see Aaron Diaz (artist).
Aarón Díaz
Born Aarón Díaz Spencer
(1982-03-07) March 7, 1982 (age 32)
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
Spouse(s) Kate del Castillo (2009–2011)
Partner(s) Lola Ponce (2012–present)

Aarón Díaz Spencer (born March 7, 1982) is a Mexican actor, singer, and model.

Early life[edit]

Aarón Díaz Spencer was born in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico to an Irish-American mother (surname Spencer) and a Mexican father (surname Díaz).[1][2] Diaz speaks English and Spanish fluently and lived for several years in Palo Alto, California. He finished high school in Palo Alto, before returning to Mexico to study at the exclusive Televisa Acting School Centro de Educación Artística (CEA).[citation needed]


He made his acting debut in the popular teen drama Clase 406, playing the role of Kike González.[3] In 2004, he followed Clase 406 with another teen drama titled Corazones al límite co-starring Sherlyn and Sara Maldonado. He then played the role of the older Andrés Romero in the telenovela Barrera de amor starring Yadhira Carrillo. He starred along former flame Sherlyn in Mexico's own version of Grease entitled Vaselina.

Diaz signed on in 2006 with Pedro Damian, (creator of Clase 406) to be Alexander Von Ferdinand, the main male protagonist for the teen telenovela called Lola...Érase una vez, co-starring Eiza González and Grettell Valdez which premiered on February 26, 2007 on "Canal 5" in Mexico.

In 2008 he debuted as a designer and entrepreneur with the clothing brand ‘Perra’.[4]

Apart from acting, Díaz is also a singer and he released his first album titled "Enamórate de mí" in June 2009. His second album self-titled "Aaron Diaz," was released in 2011.

In 2010/2011 he was the main protagonist alongside Angelique Boyer and Sebastián Rulli in the latest version of the telenovela Teresa, playing the role of Mariano.

In 2010 he released a 2011 calendar with exclusive, artistic, and original photos of himself.[5] The success of the first calendar caused him to release a 2012 version in December 2011.[6]

In November 2011, Díaz made his debut in an American television show in the ABC series Pan Am,[7] playing the role of Miguel, a dashing, charming, and wealthy entrepreneur in the episode 'Unscheduled Departure'.

For the first time in his career, Díaz starred in an antagonist role in the telenovela, El Talismán,[8] where he played the role of Antonio Negrete, alongside Blanca Soto and Rafael Novoa.

Personal life[edit]

Diaz dated and eventually married actress Kate del Castillo on August 29, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada, and endorsed with the religious ceremony in the Episcopal Church in San Miguel de Allende (Mexico) on the 5th of September of that year.[9] They announced their separation in July 2011.[citation needed] Diaz is now dating his co-star from El Talismán Lola Ponce. In 2012 the couple announced they were expecting their first child together. The couple's daughter, Erin was born in February 2013. In 2014 they confirmed that they are expecting the second child together.


Year Title Character Notes
2006 Amor xtremo Sebastián Secondary cast film debut
2012 Marcelo Marcelo Main protagonist
Year Title Role Notes
2001 El juego de la vida Minor role
2002-03 Clase 406 Kike González Main protagonist
2004 Corazones al límite Braulio Vallardes Stone Co-protagonist
2005 Barrera de amor Andrés Romero Supporting role
2007 Plaza Sésamo Doctor Special Guest
2007 Lola, érase una vez Alexander Von Ferdinand Main protagonist
2008 Terminales Sebastián Episodes: "Espejismos" and "Sangre nueva"
2010 Dinoshark Luis TV Movie
2010-11 Teresa Mariano Sánchez Suárez Main protagonist
2011 Pan Am Miguel Special Guest
2012 El Talismán Antonio Negrete Main protagonist
2013 Rosario Esteban Martínez Main protagonist
2013-14 Santa Diabla Santiago Cano Main protagonist / Main antagonist, respectively
2014 Los miserables César Mondragón Bianchi 16 episodes
2014-present Tierra de reyes Arturo Gallardo Protagonist



  • Santa diabla - a duet with Carlos Ponce - (homonymous soap opera theme) (2013).[11]
  • No puedo dejar de amarte y Teresa (Soap Opera Teresa topics)(2010).
  • Enamórate de mí (2009).
  • Clase 406


Awards and nominations
Year Award Category Nominated Result
Premios People en Español
Best Actor[12]
Best Couple (with Angelique Boyer)[13]
Best Actor[14]
Santa Diabla
Best Couple (with Gaby Espino)[15]


External links[edit]