Jencarlos Canela Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Jencarlos Canela was born on the 21st April 1988, in Miami, Florida USA, of Cuban origin, and is an actor and musician. He won Premios Juventud award as the Artist of the Year in 2013, and a year later was nominated for Lo Nuestro Award in the category of Video of the Year. Jencarlos has been active in the entertainment industry since 2000.

How much is the net worth of Jencarlos Canela? Authoritative sources announce that the total size of his wealth is as much as $5 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2017. Music is the major source of Canela’s modest fortune.

Jencarlos Canela $5 Million

To begin, he was raised by his parents Lisette and Heriberto Canela, with three brothers. He graduated from the New World School of the Arts in Miami, but in the meantime at age of 12, Jencarlos started his musical career as a singer with the group Boom Boom Pop. After two years he decided to start his solo career, and was soon invited to a number of international events, including Miss World, The Latin Fiesta Festival in Toronto and The Calle Ocho Festival in Miami. After graduation, Ford Motor Company chose him as the face for its advertising campaign, so his net worth was well established.

Concerning his career as a singer, his first album was produced by Rudy Pérez, and released in several languages: English, Italian, German and Portuguese. In 2012, he collaborated with Emilio Estefan to record the song “Sueña” for Telemundo’s coverage of the London Olympics. Later, he signed a contract with Universal Music Latin Entertainment, and in 2013 released a single called “I iLove it”, followed in 2014 by his latest album entitled “Jen Deluxe Edition”.

Moreover, he made his debut as an actor in his role of Alfredo Torres in the telenovela “Pecados Ajenos”, in which he worked with the well known singer Marie Cristal. Then he appeared in the telenovela “Doña Barbara”, and in 2008 he made his debut as a stage actor, in the musical “Miami Libre”, a story about the dreams of a young Cuban who arrives in Miami with the intentions of becoming a singer, but for this to happen he will have to overcome a series of obstacles that make it a real example of perseverance. In the above mentioned musical, he proved his talent for dancing too, and playing in both English and Spanish.

This young man captured the attention of the international media which led to appearances on several magazine covers. In 2008, Jencarlos was elected as the sexiest man according to People Español, competing with figures like Ricky Martin, Eduardo Yañez, Pablo Montero and many others. In 2009, he signed an exclusive contract with Telemundo, and the same year Jencarlos became a star thanks to the soap opera “Más Sabe El Diablo”, gaining significant success around the world. In 2011, he played the lead role in the telenovela “Mi corazón insists … en Lola Volcán”, while in 2013 he was the protagonist of the hit telenovela “Pasión Prohibida”, alongside his friend and colleague Mónica Spear.

Finally, in the personal life of the singer and actor, Jencarlos Canela has a son born in 2012 from the relationship he had with Gaby Espino (2010 – 2014).

Quick Facts

Birth date: April 21, 1988
Birth place: Miami, Florida, United States
Height:5 ft 10 in (1.8 m)
Profession:Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Songwriter, Model
Education:New World School of the Arts (USA)
Partner:Gaby Espino (2011-2014)
Children:Nickolas Canela Espino
Parents:Lisette Canela, Heriberto Canela
Siblings:Jason Canela
Awards:Premio Tu Mundo for Favorite Lead Actor - Novela/Series (2013), Premio Juventud for 2013 Summer Song
Record labels:Universal Music Latin Entertainment (2012-)
Music groups:Boom Boom Pop
Movies:Más sabe el diablo: El primer golpe (2010), Hunted by Night (2010)
TV shows:Telenovela (2015-2016), Pasión prohibida (2013), Más sabe el diablo (2009-2010), Doña Bárbara (2008), "Miss World" (2004), "The Latin Fiesta Festival" (2004 (2004), Toronto), "The CALLE OCHO Festival" (Miami (Miami)
Albums:Jen (2014), Un Nuevo Día (2011), Búscame (2009)


Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016Imagen AwardImagen Foundation AwardsBest Supporting Actor - TelevisionTelenovela (2015)




Hot & Bothered2015TV Series pre-productionXavier
Pasión Prohibida2013TV SeriesBruno Hurtado
Mi Corazón Insiste... en Lola Volcán2011TV SeriesAndrés Suárez
Más sabe el diablo: El primer golpe2010VideoÁngel Salvador 'El Diablo'
Hunted by Night2010Brandon
Más sabe el diablo2009-2010TV SeriesÁngel Salvador 'El Diablo' / Salvador Dominguez
Doña Bárbara2008TV SeriesAsdrúbal
Pecados Ajenos2007TV SeriesAlfredo 'Freddy' Torres



Pasión Prohibida2013TV Series performer: "Dime" / writer: "Dime"
Mi Corazón Insiste... en Lola Volcán2011TV Series performer: "Mi Corazón Insiste", "Baila Baila", "Dos Amigos" / writer: "Mi Corazón Insiste", "Baila Baila", "Dos Amigos"
Más sabe el diablo2009TV Series performer: "Amor Quedate", "Mas Sabe El Diablo"
Pecados Ajenos2007TV Series performer: "Dibujemos Un Mundo"



Premios Billboard de la música latina2010TV MovieHimself
The New America2010TV MovieHimself
Perro Amor2010TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien2010TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest

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