Diego Andrés González Boneta was born on the 29th November 1990 in Mexico City, Mexico, and is an actor and singer. He recorded his debut album “Diego” in 2005. Boneta played Alex Santiago in the series “Pretty Little Liars” (2010 – 2017). In 2012, he won a Soul Award for playing Drew Boley in the film “Rock of Ages”. Boneta has been active in the entertainment industry since 2002.
How rich is the actor and singer? It has been reported by authoritative sources that the overall size of Diego Boneta net worth is as much as $3 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2017. Music and acting are the main sources of Boneta’s wealth.
Diego Boneta Net Worth $3 Million
To begin with, the boy was raised in Mexico City, by his parents Astrid Boneta of Spanish and Puerto Rican descent, and his Mexican father Lauro González, both engineers. At the age of 12, Diego participated in the reality show for singing children “Código FAMA”, and after making it to the top five and having access to the final, he was invited to play Ricardo’s part in the television production “Alegrijes y Rebujos”, which also had a music group attached to the project; the group received a nomination for the Latin Grammy Awards 2004 in the Best Children’s Group category. Subsequently, Boneta was chosen to play Christian in “Misión SOS” and a musical group was also attached to this project and he was re-nominated for the Latin Grammy Awards in 2005.
In 2005, he was successful in being cast for the role of Rocco Bezauri in the series “Rebelde” and published his first album under the label EMI Music. The same year, he released a Brazilian version of his first album, singing all the songs in Portuguese and selling over 100,000 copies. During the promotion of the album, Diego participated as a guest on the international tour of the pop group RBD, and opened three concerts of Hilary Duff in Mexico. In 2008, he released his second album, “Indigo”, being the executive producer and author of 9 of the 11 album tracks – the album received gold disc certification just a month following release. In 2008, he was nominated for the Best Solo Singer at the MTV Video Music Awards Latin America.
In 2010, Boneta moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career as an actor. He took part in an episode of the “Zeke and Luther” television series, and was cast in recurring roles in the “Pretty Little Liars” and “90210” series. In 2011, he starred in the movie “Mean Girls 2”, and the same year was chosen by Adam Shankman for Drew Boley’s part in the movie “Rock of Ages”, a film adaptation of Broadway’s musical, portraying a boy dreaming of becoming a rock star in Los Angeles in the 1980s. He was then one of the protagonists of the MTV show “Underemployed” (2012 – 2013), before in 2015 playing Pete’s role in the television series “Scream Queens”. In 2016, he starred alongside Kevin de Paula, Vincent D’Onofrio and Rodrigo Santoro in the film “Pelé: Birth of a Legend” about the early life of the world famous Brazilian soccer player, and most recently was cast as a main in the teen drama “Before I Fall” (2017) directed by Ry Ruso-Young.
Finally, in the personal life of Diego Boneta, he was in a relationship with the actress Angelique Boyer from 2006 to 2010. In 2013, he was dating Michelle Salas, but he currently remains single.
Diego's father, Lauro Andrés González Lima, is Mexican. Diego's mother, Astrid Boneta López, was born in the United States, to a Puerto Rican father and a Spanish mother. Some of Diego's father's ancestry can be traced back to Spain (in the 1500s).
Twice nominated to the Latin Grammys for Alegrijes y Rebujos & Mision SOS Best Children's Groups. (2003 & 2004).
MTV Latin America Best Solo Performer Nomination in 2008.
Winner of the Most Popular Artist Award at La Serena, Chile Music Festival in 2007.
MTV Latin America Best New Artist Nomination in 2006.
He opened Hilary Duff's concerts in Mexico at the El Palacio de los Deportes in Mexico City and in Guadalajara in 2004.
Toured with successful group RBD in Brazil, Spain, U.S.A. and throughout Latin America. He performed at the biggest stadium in the world - Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2006 for over 120,000 people.
Before every performance I feel nervous.
When you're with girl you want to be with, everything's perfect.
I always try to be a reliable friend.
Overall I think that the most important thing is to have true friends, and always to stay true to yourself and never try to be somebody that you're not.
performer: "Sister Christian / Just Like Paradise / Nothin' But a Good Time", "Waiting for a Girl Like You", "More Than Words / Heaven", "I Wanna Rock", "Here I Go Again", "Any Way You Want It", "Undercover Love", "Every Rose Has Its Thorn", "Don't Stop Believin'", "Juke Box Hero / I Love Rock n Roll"
TV Series 2 episodes, 2010 writer - 2 episodes, 2010
La energía de Sonric'slandia
TV Series performer - 1 episode
Misión S.O.S. aventura y amor
TV Series performer: "Misión S.O.S"
associate producer post-production
Do You Think I'm a Joke?
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Jane Fonda