Adam Irigoyen

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Adam Irigoyen
Adam Irigoyen 2012.jpg
Irigoyen at the 2012 Imagen Foundation Awards.
Born (1997-08-05) August 5, 1997 (age 19)
Miami, Florida, U.S.
Residence Southern California
  • Actor
  • singer
  • rapper
  • dancer
Years active 2007–present

Adam Irigoyen (born August 5, 1997) is a Cuban American actor, singer, rapper and dancer. He is best known for his role as Deuce Martinez in the Disney Channel series Shake It Up.


Irigoyen started his acting career when he was 11 years old. He appeared in commercials and print advertisements before taking a guest-starring role in the Disney Channel sitcom Wizards of Waverly Place.[1] Irigoyen has also appeared in the independent films Electrical & Natural Gas Safe, Flight and Nickel or Dime.[2] He co-starred in the Disney Channel series Shake It Up as Martin "Deuce" Martinez, long-time friend to CeCe Jones and Rocky Blue (Bella Thorne and Zendaya).[3] He guest-starred in Charlie Shakes It Up, a first-ever Good Luck Charlie and Shake It Up crossover event that was broadcast on June 5, 2011. Irigoyen sang "Show Ya How" with Kenton Duty which is on the Shake It Up album Live to Dance. He is known for his single "School Girl" and for starring I.aM.mE's dancer Chachi Gonzalez. He was a guest star in "Fresh of the Boat", portraying Brendan, one of the teenage boys. He also had played in Underdog Kids.

Personal life[edit]

Adam Irigoyen was born August 5, 1997, in Miami, Florida.[1] He attended Christina M. Eve Elementary and has revisited his old schools to talk to students. He currently lives in Southern California with his mother Annie, who is a teacher, his father Eric, who is also an educator, his younger brother Jake (born January 21, 2004) and his older sister Kimberly (born March 10).[citation needed] Irigoyen likes dancing and enjoys playing sports, particularly basketball.[2] His mother is Cuban.[4] His cousins include Damian, Emily, Kassandra, Darwin Jr., David, Ivan, and Brian.



Year Title Role Notes
2015 Underdog Kids Wyatt Jones


Year Title Role Notes
2009 Wizards of Waverly Place New Conscience "Night at the Lazerama" (Season 3, Episode 5)
2010–13 Shake It Up Deuce Martinez / Harrison Main role
2011 Good Luck Charlie Deuce Martinez "Charlie Shakes It Up" (Season 2, Episode 13)
2012 Whitney Unknown Role
  • "Bawl and Chain" (Season 2, Episode 1)
  • "Hello Giggles" (Season 2, Episode 4)
2014 2 Broke Girls Hector "And the First Degree" (Season 3, Episode 24)
2015 The Last Ship Ray Recurring (2015-present)
2015 Growing Up and Down Pete Television series
2015 Fresh Off The Boat Brendan "Miracle on Dead Street" (Season 2, Episode 5)
2016 The Fosters Kyle Television series
2016 K.C. Undercover Tolentino "Spy of the Year Awards" (Season 2, Episode 16)


Year Title Other artists Album
2011 "Monster Mash" Kenton Duty & Davis Cleveland Spooky Buddies Soundtrack
2011 "Roam" Caroline Sunshine, Kenton Duty, Davis Cleveland Treasure Buddies Soundtrack
2012 "Show Ya How" Kenton Duty Shake It Up: Live 2 Dance
2012 "School Girl" Non-album single

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result Ref.
2011 Young Artist Award Outstanding Young Ensemble In a TV Series
(shared with Bella Thorne, Zendaya, Roshon Fegan, Davis Cleveland, Kenton Duty, Caroline Sunshine)
Shake It Up Nominated [5]
2012 Young Artist Award Outstanding Young Ensemble In a TV Series
(shared with Bella Thorne, Zendaya, Roshon Fegan, Davis Cleveland, Kenton Duty, Caroline Sunshine)
Shake It Up Nominated [6]
2012 ALMA Awards Favorite TV Actor - Supporting Role in a Comedy Shake It Up Nominated [7][8]


  1. ^ a b ""Adam Irigoyen is "Deuce Martinez"". Disney Channel - Medianet. Retrieved November 12, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Adam Irigoyen "Shake It Up!". Pop Tower. Retrieved November 12, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Characters = Deuce - Shake It Up - Disney Channel". Disney Channel Online. Disney. Archived from the original on November 10, 2010. Retrieved November 12, 2010. 
  4. ^ Lee Hernandez. "Introducing: The Male Selena Gomez, Adam Irigoyen". 
  5. ^ "32nd Annual Young Artist Awards". Retrieved 2011-03-28. 
  6. ^ "33rd Annual Young Artist Awards". Retrieved 2012-04-07. 
  7. ^ "ALMA Awards 2012 - Nominees". 
  8. ^ "ALMA Awards 2012 - Winners". 

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