April 21, 1988 |
Miami, Florida, U.S.
|Height||1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Relatives||Jason Canela (brother)|
|Labels||Universal Music Latin|
Jencarlos Canela (born April 21, 1988) is a Cuban American actor and award-winning singer-songwriting musician. Canela was born in Miami, Florida to Cuban parents, Lisette and Heriberto Canela.  He is the older brother of actor, Jason Canela and has two older siblings, both from his parents.
Known worldwide for its three internationally renowned telenovela, his role as Ángel Salvador in Más Sabe el Diablo telenovela that was recorded during the year 2009-2010, in the year 2010 was released the movie line headed Más Sabe el Diablo: El Primer Golpe, along with Gaby Espino and Miguel Varoni. 
in 2011 he began recording the telenovela Mi Corazón Insiste with Carmen Villalobos. The telenovela was nominated for the inaugural award of the television channel Telemundo, which was the winner for best novel.
In 2013 the actor reappears in the new Telemundo telenovela Pasión Prohibida with Mónica Spear, in the same year as the actor won Favorite Lead Act at the second awards show entitled telemundo Premios Tu Mundo 2013.
After completing his projects television actor, began recording their third album he studied, which will be released in 2014, the proposal for the new album title would place him "Jen" How to start your name, Canela said his album was which shows that he is "naked".
The latest song by "I Love It" won song of the summer as in the Premios Juventud.2014 the singer has been nominated for the second time in the Premio Lo Nuestro single "I Love It" and video of the year.
In September 2011, Jencarlos Canela and Gaby Espino (Venezuelan actress and model) did a live chat over social networking site Twitter, where they confirmed they were in a relationship. They announced that they were expecting their first child together and that godparents would be Cristina Saralegui and Pitbull. Espino gave birth to their son, Nickolas Canela Espino, on February 12, 2012.
At the age of 12 Jencarlos began his musical career as the lead singer of the group "Boom Boom Pop". After two years of successful participation with the group he decided to start his solo career in late 2002. Over the following five years, he appeared in several international events including the "Miss World" 2004 and 2005 beauty pageants, "The Latin Fiesta Festival" in Toronto Canada, and "The CALLE OCHO Festival" in Miami. During this period, he continued his studies of music and acting at the New World School of the Arts (USA), from which he graduated with honors in May 2006. The Ford Motor Company chose him as model and singer for its "Ride it Like a Ford" ad campaign. This commercial was broadcast on television in the U.S.A.
Jencarlos first album was produced by Rudy Pérez at his studio in Miami Beach. This project may be produced in various languages, as Jencarlos has performed songs in English, Italian, German and Portuguese.
In 2012, Canela, in collaboration with Emilio Estefan, recorded the song "Sueña" for Telemundo's coverage of the 2012 Summer Olympics. It was also to be the official song of Miss America 2013, but a contract dispute with Telemundo led to the song being replaced by "Don't Stop the Party" by Pitbull. Canela, signed with Universal Music Latin Entertainment.
Canela made his acting debut as Alfredo Torres in the hit telenovela Pecados Ajenos, in which he collaborated with Dominican singer Cristal Marie to create the theme song for the show. He then went on to appear in Doña Barbara. In 2008, he starred in the critically acclaimed stage musical Miami Libre at the Arsht center. Likewise he debuted as the theater actor in the musical "Miami Free", a story that narrates the dreams of a young Cuban that arrives in Miami with the intentions of being singer, but for that to happen he will have to conquer a series of obstacles that make this work a true example of perseverance. In "Miami Libre", he not only acted, but also performed songs, and showed his dancing abilities. The play was performed in both English and Spanish.
This young Cuban-American is capturing the attention of international mass media who have featured him in several magazine covers and feature interviews and articles, In 2008 Jencarlos was the winner of People en Español.com Most Sexiest Man Poll, competing with figures as Ricky Martin, Eduardo Yañez, Pablo Montero, among others.
In 2009, Jencarlos Canela star in the soap opera "Mas Sabe El Diablo" obtaining a stunning success around the world.
|2007-08||Pecados Ajenos||Alfredo Torres||Supporting role|
|2008||Doña Barbara||Asdrubal||Minor Role, Doña Bárbara's teenage boyfriend.|
|2009||Más Sabe el Diablo||Ángel Salvador||protagonist|
|Premios Billboard de la música latina|
|The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien||Musical Guest – Amor Quédate (Episode 134)|
|The New America|
|2011||Mi Corazón Insiste en Lola Volcán||Andrés Santacruz||protagonist
Nominated—Premios Tu Mundo 2012 for Favorite Lead Actor
Nominated—Premios Tu Mundo 2012 for Best Novela Soundtrack
Nominated—Premios Tu Mundo 2012 for The Perfect Couple
Nominated—Premios Tu Mundo 2012 for The Best Kiss
|2013||Pasión Prohibida||Bruno Hurtado||protagonist
Nominated—Premios Tu Mundo 2013 for Favorite Lead Actor
|Scan Me||Himself||14 videos, Promoting his album.|
|2010||Más Sabe el Diablo: El Primer Golpe||Ángel Salvador||Direct-to-DVD; prequel to novela|
|Hunted By Night||Brandon||Direct-to-DVD|
|Top Latin Albums||Latin Pop Albums||Billboard 200|
Un Nuevo Día
Upcoming untitled album
|Hot Latin Songs||Latin Pop Songs||Latin Digital Songs|
|"Nadie Como Yo"||
|2011||"Mi Corazón Insiste"||
||Un Nuevo Día|
||Dime (iTunes Single)|
|"I Love It"||
||Untitled third album|
|El Beso más Rico (The Best Kiss) (with Carmen Villalobos)|
- "Jencarlos Canela: “Percibo el éxito, por mis logros como ser humano”". venezuelaaldia.com.
- "Jencarlos Canela nos presenta a su papá, Heriberto (FOTO)". huffingtonpost.com.
- "Jencarlos Canela apoya a su hermano Jason". blogspot.com.
- "“Mas sabe el Diablo” comienza producción". ocexcelsior.com.
- "Jencarlos Canela enfocado en nuevo disco". elcaribe.com.
- "Jencarlos Canela estrena primer promo de 'Scan Me', sobre su nuevo disco (VIDEO)". huffingtonpost.com.
- "Jencarlos Canela se aleja de las telenovelas para enfocarse en la música". noticias24.com.
- "Presentan nominados de Premios Juventud 2013". Vocero. Retrieved May 9, 2013.
- Lista de ganadores de Los Premios Juventud 2013
- Premios Juventud 2013: Lista completa de ganadores
- GANADORES 2013 Entra en cada categoria y conoce a los ganadores.
- "Jencarlos Canela y Gaby Espino: "Sí, estamos embarazados"". PeopleenEspanol.com. Retrieved 2012-03-09.
- World Premiere Musical – 'Miami Libre'. Broadway World. July 17, 2008
- (Spanish) ''Jencarlos Canela firma exclusividad con Telemundo for 5 million dollars.''. Peopleenespanol.com. January 16, 2009.
- Biography – Jencarlos Canela Website Oficial. Jencarloscanela.com (2011-06-21). Retrieved on 2013-08-17.
- (Spanish) Jencarlos Canela lanza el sencillo "I Love It"; escúchalo aquí. PeopleenEspanol.com (2013-05-29). Retrieved on 2013-08-17.
- "JENCARLOS NOMINADO A LOS PREMIOS BILLBOARD". mastrip.net.
- "Así fue Premio Lo Nuestro 2011". musica.univision.com.
- Lista de ganadores de la primera edición de los premios Tu Mundo
- "¡We loved it! Jencarlos Canela ganó la canción del verano". musica.univision.com.
- "Estudio 13: Comienza la votación para Premios Tu Mundo 2013". El Nuevo Herald.
- "Listado completo de finalistas Premios Tu Mundo 2013".
- "Premios Tu Mundo 2013: lista de ganadores (FOTOS)".
- "Premio Lo Nuestro 2014: lista de nominados". peopleenespanol.com.
- "Premios Miami Life Award 2014".