Aarón Díaz

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For the American artist, see Aaron Diaz (artist).
Aarón Díaz
Premios tu mundo 2014 aaron diaz 1.jpg
Born Aarón Díaz Spencer
(1982-03-07) March 7, 1982 (age 33)
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
Spouse(s) Kate del Castillo (2009–2011)
Partner(s) Lola Ponce (2012–present)
Website http://aarondiazspencer.com/

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]

Career[edit]

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.

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Amor xtremo Sebastián Film debut
2012 Marcelo Marcelo

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2001 El juego de la vida Unknown role 1 episode
2002-2003 Clase 406 Kike González Lead role
2004 Corazones al límite Braulio Vallardes Stone Co-lead role
2005 Barrera de amor Andrés Romero Recurring role
2007 Plaza Sésamo Doctor "Visita al doctor" (Season 10, Episode 14)
2007-2008 Lola, érase una vez Alexander Von Ferdinand Lead role
2008 Terminales Unknown role
  • "Sangre nueva" (Season 1, Episode 7)
  • "Espejismos" (Season 1, Episode 8)
2010 Dinoshark Luis Television film
2010-2011 Teresa Mariano Sánchez Suárez Lead role; 152 episodes
2011 Pan Am Miguel "Unscheduled Departure" (Season 1, Episode 8)
2012 El Talismán Antonio Negrete Lead role
2013 Rosario Esteban Martínez Co-lead role
2013-2014 Santa Diabla Santiago Cano Lead role
2014 Los miserables César Mondragón Bianchi 16 episodes
2014-2015 Tierra de reyes Arturo Gallardo Lead role

Theater[edit]

Discography[edit]

  • 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[edit]

Year Association Category Nominated works Result
2011 Premios People en Español Best Male Lead in a Telenovela Teresa Nominated
Best Couple (with Angelique Boyer)
2013 Premios People en Español Best Male Lead in a Telenovela Santa Diabla
Best Couple (with Gaby Espino)
2014 Premios Tu Mundo Favorite Lead Actor
The Perfect Couple (with Gaby Espino)
¡Qué Papacito!
2015 Miami Life Awards[12][13] Best Male Lead in a Telenovela Tierra de reyes
Premios Tu Mundo[14][15] Favorite Lead Actor
The Perfect Couple (with Ana Lorena Sánchez)

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