José Pablo Minor

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José Pablo Minor
BornJosé Pablo Minor
(1991-03-23) March 23, 1991 (age 27)
Cancún, Quintana Roo, Mexico
OccupationActor, model, television host
Years active2012-present

José Pablo Minor (born 23 March 1991 in Cancún, Quintana Roo, Mexico[1]), known professionally as José Pablo Minor, is a Mexican actor, television host, and model.

Early life[edit]

Minor was born in Cancún, Quintana Roo, Mexico.[2] He has one brother named Luis Rodrigo.

Modeling career[edit]

He began modeling in Cancún when he was 13 years old.[3] In 2014, he earned second place in El Modelo México, the male model version of the beauty pageant, Nuestra Belleza México. Because the original winner unable to compete due to an injury sustained in an accident, Minor represented Mexico at the 2014 Mister World contest in Torbay, England from May 30 to June 15, 2014. He took classes to improve his English in preparation for the contest. He finished the competition in third place.[4][5]

Acting career[edit]

As an infant, he had a small role as an extra in an episode of the Mexican telenovela, Muchachitas. In 2010, Minor gained acceptance to Centro de Educación Artística, Televisa's free acting school, where he studied acting and graduated in 2012. During his studies at CEA he acted in various school plays and appeared in several projects by produced Televisa including Miss XV and Mentir para Vivir.[6] In October 2013, he was announced as a cast member in the successful comedy telenovela, Qué pobres tan ricos. The telenovela was produced by Rosy Ocampo and aired on Canal de las Estrellas in Mexico from November 13, 2013 to June 29, 2014.[7] His participation in producer Pedro Damián's remake, Muchacha italiana viene a casarse was confirmed in August 2014. He played "Gael Ángeles". Filming began in early September at Televisa San Ángel in Mexico City. The telenovela premiered on Canal de las Estrellas on October 20, 2014.[8][9]

In July 2014, he began co-hosting Zona Trendy Mexico, a young adult-targeted series, which is produced by and aired weeknights on E! Latin America. The series is filmed at various Mexico City locations and premiered in Mexico on July 23, 2014.[10][11][12]

In 2015, Minor was cast in the telenovela drama, Pasión y poder, a remake of the 1988 Mexican telenovela of the same name. The telenovela premiered on Canal de las Estrellas on October 5, 2015. On April 17, 2016, Minor won "Mejor Actor Co-estelar" at the 2016 Premios TVyNovelas awards show.[13][14][15]

Following Pasión y poder, Minor was cast in the Mexican romantic comedy movie Plan virgen.[16][17] The movie was expected to begin filming in July 2016 but production was delayed for several months. Filming finally began in mid-December 2016 and is expected to last until late January 2017. The film is now called Plan V. Filming was conducted in Guadalajara and Mexico City.[18] The movie is expected to be released in February 2018.[19][20] Minor obtained a role in the mini series, "Sin rastro de ti", which began production in early July 2016 in Mexico City. The series is consisted of 16 episodes and began airing on 1 August 2016 in Mexico.[21]

Personal life[edit]

Minor holds a commercial pilot's license. He was in a relationship with actress Natasha Dupeyrón, whom he met through friends when he was a student at the Centro de Educación Artística, from 2012 until late 2015. Minor confirmed his breakup from Dupeyron in February 2016. He currently lives in Mexico City.[22][23][24][25] In mid-August 2016, he travelled to Chiang Mai, Thailand where he volunteered at an elephant sanctuary. Later, he lived in Nepal and taught English classes to schoolchildren. His volunteer trip ended in October 2016 and he returned to Mexico City.[26]



Year Title Role Notes
1991 Muchachitas Baby Uncredited
2013 Gossip Girl: Acapulco Ricardo "Ricky" Ruíz De Hinojosa
2013 La tempestad Samuel Episode: "Fulgencio cerca de ser el nuevo jefe"
2013 Como dice el dicho José María / Roberto 3 episodes
2013–14 Qué pobres tan ricos Tato
2014–15 Muchacha italiana viene a casarse Gael Ángeles
2015–16 Pasión y poder David Gómez Luna
2016 Sin rastro de ti Luis
2017 Enamorándome de Ramón Santiago
2017 Mi marido tiene familia Gabriel Musi

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Works Result
2016 TVyNovelas Awards Best Co-lead Actor Pasión y poder Won
2017 Best Young Actor Sin rastro de ti Nominated


  1. ^ "Author de Televisa representará a México en Mr Mundo 2014". El Universal (in Spanish). April 10, 2014. Retrieved February 11, 2016.
  2. ^ "Author de Televisa representará a México en Mr Mundo 2014". El Universal (in Spanish). April 10, 2014. Retrieved February 11, 2016.
  3. ^ Agencia Reforma (July 9, 2014). "José Pablo Minor Busca conquistar al mundo" (in Spanish). Mundo Hispanico. Archived from the original on October 6, 2014. Retrieved October 1, 2014.
  4. ^ Ofelia Correra (June 18, 2014). "José Pablo Minor, El Modelo México 2014" (in Spanish). Univsion. Retrieved October 1, 2014.
  5. ^ "José Pablo Minor representará a México en el concurso Mr. Mundo 2014". Sin Embargo (in Spanish). May 21, 2014. Retrieved October 1, 2014.
  6. ^ "Actor de Televisa representará a México en Mr. Mundo 2014". El Universal (in Spanish). Retrieved August 25, 2014.
  7. ^ Flor Rubio (April 25, 2014). "Descarta Pablo Minor que novia lo haya metido a "Qué pobres" (in Spanish). Radio Fórmula. Archived from the original on October 6, 2014. Retrieved October 1, 2014.
  8. ^ "Livia Brito y Eleazar Gomez podrian estar en Muchacha Italiana Viene a Casarse". Univision. July 7, 2014. Retrieved August 1, 2014.
  9. ^ Erika Hinojosa (September 22, 2014). "José Pablo Minor se siente feliz de estar en Muchacha italiana viene a casarse". Univision. Retrieved October 1, 2014.
  10. ^ "JP Minor será villano en "Muchacha Italiana Viene a Casarse"". Entretenimiento Terra (in Spanish). Terra Network. Retrieved August 25, 2014.
  11. ^ Notimex. "José Pablo Minor será villano en "Muchacha italiana viene a casarse"" (in Spanish). Radio Fórmula. Archived from the original on August 19, 2014. Retrieved August 25, 2014.
  12. ^ Emanuel Rodríguez (July 17, 2014). "José Pablo Minor llega a E!". Actitud Fem (in Spanish). Retrieved October 1, 2014.
  13. ^ ""Premios TvyNovelas 2016 México Ganadores: 'Pasión y Poder' La Gran Triunfadora De La Noche". (in Spanish). Latin Post. April 19, 2016. Retrieved April 21, 2016.
  14. ^ TVboricuaUSA (September 23, 2015). ""Pasión y poder" se estrena el 3 de noviembre en la cadena de Univison". (in Spanish). Retrieved September 29, 2015.
  15. ^ Radio Formula (August 18, 2015). ""Pasión y poder" estrena 5 de octubre; en días definiremos elenco: prod. Con Javier Poza". (in Spanish). Radio Formula. Archived from the original on September 30, 2015. Retrieved September 29, 2015.
  16. ^ Notimex (May 26, 2016). "José Pablo Minor comenzará rodaje de película de Roberto Fiesco". (in Spanish). Notimex. Retrieved June 1, 2016.[permanent dead link]
  17. ^ Nvi Noticias (May 28, 2016). "Tiene José Pablo Minor en puerta Plan Virgen". (in Spanish). Notimex. Retrieved June 1, 2016.
  18. ^ "Arranca filmación de Plan V en Guadalajara con Natasha Dupeyron". Pulimetro. 9 January 2017. Retrieved 21 January 2017.
  19. ^ "Culmina rodaje de 'Plan V'". ntrguadalajara. 21 January 2017. Retrieved 21 January 2017.
  20. ^ La Prensa (June 24, 2016). "Inician grabaciones de telenovela "Sin Rastro"". (in Spanish). OEM. Retrieved July 16, 2016.
  21. ^ Notimex (June 25, 2016). "José Pablo Minor será un desangelado estudiante en la serie Sin rastro". (in Spanish). Notimex. Retrieved July 16, 2016.
  22. ^ Jessica Alcántara (5 February 2016). "Es momento de estar con nosotros mismos": José Pablo Minor". (in Spanish). CARAS. Retrieved February 6, 2016.
  23. ^ Jorge Coll. "José Pablo Minor, el guapo novio de Natasha Dupeyron" (in Spanish). Revista Quién!. Retrieved August 26, 2014.
  24. ^ "Natasha Dupeyrón exige que contraten a su novio en 'Qué pobres tan ricos'" (in Spanish). Revista TVnotas. Retrieved August 26, 2014.
  25. ^ Mary Paz Hernández M. (October 27, 2014). "Natasha Dupeyrón lleva casi un año con su novio ¡y lo trae en las nubes!" (in Spanish). Revista TVnotas. Retrieved August 26, 2014.
  26. ^ Alejandra Arcos (August 17, 2016). "José Pablo Minor deja por 2 meses la actuación para irse ¡a un voluntariado en Asia!". (in Spanish). Univision. Retrieved August 18, 2016.

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