Roberto Palazuelos

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Roberto Palazuelos
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Roberto Palazuelos Badeaux

(1967-01-31) January 31, 1967 (age 56)
Acapulco, Guerrero, México
Other namesRobert , Diamanté Negro Palazuelos
Occupation(s)Actor, Producer, Model
Years activeLate 1980s–present

Roberto Palazuelos Badeaux (born January 31, 1967),[1] better known as Roberto Palazuelos (Spanish pronunciation: [roˈβeɾto palaˈswelos]) or "El Diamante Negro" (The Black Diamond), is a Mexican actor, model and producer; best known for his work in Mexican Novelas.


Roberto Palazuelos[2][3] was born to a Mexican father and a mother of French origin. He is an only child with five half-siblings.

Palazuelos was raised by his aunt, noted Mexican chef Susana Palazuelos.[4]

His nickname, El Diamante Negro was bestowed to him by Mexican actor and comedian Omar Chaparro, mixing the name of Palazuelos' hotel 'El Diamante K' and his own appearance of being overtly tanned, "El negro".[5]


Palazuelos has been known in Mexico since the late 1980s for his work in popular telenovelas such as Mi segunda madre and Simplemente María. His performance as Roger in the successful teen-oriented Muchachitas propelled him to fame. Dos mujeres, un camino, Amada enemiga, and Salomé are also among his best known works.

In 2003, Palazuelos was one of the participating personalities of: Big Brother Mexico. He also hosted the Mexican Reality TV show: El Bar Provoca, in 2006.

Palazuelos usually plays the bad guy in Mexican soap operas. He was featured as such an antagonist character, in the telenovelas: Mañana Es Para Siempre, Llena de amor, Qué Bonito Amor and Hasta el fin del mundo.


Palazuelos' first professional acting gig, was in 1988, playing the part of: "John", in: Don't Panic

Personal life[edit]

Palazuelos was married to Yadira Garza.[3] Cristian Castro sang the opening song at their wedding reception.[6] Another guest, Pablo Montero, sang Ave Maria during the wedding Mass.[6] They have had one child,[2] named: Roberto Palazuelos Jr.

Palazuelos received, both, his Jr. High School and High School certifications and Diploma, when he was already 41 years old.[3] In 2008, Palazuelos went back to college to prepare for a law degree.[7]

Palazuelos owns and runs a B&B, located in Guerrero. He also owns several world famous hotels in Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico.

On October 15 2020 he received a doctorate for his artistic trajectory. [8]


Year Title Role Note
2014–2015 Hasta el fin del mundo Mauro Renzi Antagonist
2013 Gossip Girl: Acapulco Santiago Ochoa "El Capitán" Supporting Role
2012–2013 Qué bonito amor Giuliano Rina Main Antagonist
2011–2012 Una familia con suerte Michael Robert Anderson 45 episodes
2010–2011 Llena de amor Mauricio Fonseca Antagonist
2008–2009 Mañana es para siempre Camilo Elizalde Antagonist
2007 Bajo las riendas del amor Cristian del Valle Supporting Role
2006–2007 La fea más bella Pedro Barman Special Appearance
2006 Mi Vida Eres Tú Aristeo Borgia Main Antagonist
2004–2005 Apuesta por un amor Francisco Andrade Supporting Role
2003 Niña amada mía Rafael Rincón del Valle Antagonist
2002–2003 ¡Vivan los niños! Pantaleón Rendon Supporting Role
2001–2002 Salomé Beto 'El Figurín' Antagonist
2000–2001 Carita de ángel Flavio Romero Supporting Role
1999 Amor Gitano Claudio Supporting Role
1997 Amada enemiga Mauricio Supporting Role
1996 Para toda la vida Rolando Supporting Role
1995 Pobre niña rica Gregorio Antagonist
1993 Dos mujeres, un camino Raymundo Soto #1 Supporting Role
1991–1992 Muchachitas Roger Guzmán Protagonist
1989-90 Simplemente María Pedro Cuevas Supporting Role
1989 Mi segunda madre David Supporting Role



  1. ^ "Biografías Roberto Palazuelos". Redacción (in Spanish). Retrieved 2010-05-10.
  2. ^ a b "Roberto Palazuelos para Presidente Municipal". tvyespec (in Spanish). March 25, 2010. Retrieved 2010-05-10.
  3. ^ a b c "Roberto Palazuelos recibió su certificado de secundaria y preparatoria a los 41 anos". TVYES (in Spanish). February 11, 2008. Retrieved 2010-05-10.
  4. ^ "UN1ÓN | CANCÚN: Noticias de Cancún en tiempo real". 21 February 2022.
  5. ^ Archived at Ghostarchive and the Wayback Machine: Roberto Palazuelos desmiente a "Luis Miguel" La Serie. YouTube.
  6. ^ a b Gerardo Perez Fonseca. "Boda estilo Playa-zuelos" (in Spanish). Univision. Retrieved 2010-05-10.
  7. ^ "Roberto Palazuelos regresa a la universidad para estudiar Derecho". TVYES (in Spanish). January 14, 2008. Retrieved 2010-05-10.
  8. ^ "Roberto Palazuelos recibe Honoris Causa por su aporte a México". 14 October 2020.

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