Boneta at the 2015 FOX Programming Presentation
|Date of Birth:||November 29, 1990 (age 25)|
|Origin:||Mexico City, Mexico|
Diego Andrés González Boneta is a Mexican singer and actor, who was one of the male leads on Scream Queens. Boneta is most well known for his roles as Rocco in the Mexican soap opera Rebelde and Javier on CW's 90210. He also came out with his first album in 2005. He also played prominent roles in television show Pretty Little Liars (Alex Santiago) and the film Rock of Ages (Drew Boley). He participated in the 2015 horror film Summer Camp.
During his stint in Rebelde, he released his debut album, titled Diego, in Mexico, Chile and Brazil in 2005. The album was available for digital sale from 3 2005 and was then released in the United States on April 24. The first single, "Responde", which was loosely inspired on the 2000 hit single "A Mil Por Hora" by Lynda Thomas, made it to #13 on the Mexican charts, but in 2006, "Responde", became a in other countries such as Argentina and Brazil. His songs were synchronized in the telenovela Rebelde and, once finished, he went on an international tour with Mexican pop group RBD as a guest. "It was a really cool experience, because in countries like Brazil or Romania everybody sang my songs in Spanish," he said.
When promoting his first album in Mexico he opened three concerts (in Mexico City, Guadalajara and Monterrey) for Hilary Duff in 2006.
His second album, titled Indigo, was released on 25 March 2008. It features the single "Perdido en Ti" and "Losing Me", and is produced by Mitch Allan and written by Mitch Allanand Kara DioGuardi. On 5 May 2008, "Losing Me" and "Perdido En Ti" became iTunes of the Week.
2003-2010: Early work
He started his career in Mexico singing and acting. He worked extensively in television and appeared in the reality show Código F.A.M.A.. He did two children's telenovelas:Alegrijes y rebujos and Misión S.O.S which were shown on Univision. He was also in the teenage-oriented telenovela Rebelde.
In 2010, at 20 years-old, he appeared in the TV series Pretty Little Liars as Alex Santiago and in 90210 as Javier Luna which was "practically me with a different name" where he could sing and compose, mainly "Siempre tú" which came out at the end of the second season and the beginning of the third. His first film came in 2011 as the starring heartthrob Tyler Adams in the teen flick Mean Girls 2 opposite Meaghan Martin. Martin was the only actor he knew at that time, he recalled it was really easy to work with her because they were friends. Also the film gave him the opportunity to experience high school since he didn't get to, being that he was tutored and working.
His big Hollywood break came when he was cast in the lead role in Adam Shankman's movie adaptation of the hit Broadway musical Rock of Ages. He played Drew Boley, a young upstart in Los Angeles in the late '80s with dreams of becoming a rock star. Of Boneta's audition, Shankman called him the "next big thing" and compared him to Zac Efron, Channing Tatum, and Liam Hemsworth. As he shot into the spotlight he became the cover model of TROIX magazine’s 'March Men Madness' 2011 issue, introducing him as a "Prince Charming". In 2014, Boneta was featured in Abercrombie & Fitch's "Making of a Star" campaign. As a result, Photography of Boneta shot by Bruce Weber was featured in A&F stores worldwide. In May 2013 Boneta began filming in West Virginia for an upcoming independent film entitled Another You co-starring Ksenia Solo. As of September 2015, he began starring as Pete Martínez on Season One of Scream Queens.
|2011||Mean Girls 2||Tyler Adams||Television film|
|2012||Rock of Ages||Drew Boley||ALMA Award for Favorite Movie Actor|
|2014||Another You||Marcus||Lead role|
|2014||City of Dead Men||Michael||Lead role|
|2003||Código F.A.M.A.||Himself (contestant)||Reality show|
|2003||Alegrijes y Rebujos||Ricardo Sánchez||Main role (all 135 episodes)|
|2004||Misión S.O.S||Christian Martinez||Main role (all 125 episodes)|
|2005-2006||Rebelde||Rocco Bezauri||Recurring role (225 episodes)|
|2010||Zeke & Luther||Tiki Delgado||Episode: "Kojo BFF"|
|2010||Pretty Little Liars||Alex Santiago||Recurring role (5 episodes)|
|2010||90210||Javier Luna||Recurring role (5 episodes)|
|2012||Underemployed||Miles Gonzalez||Recurring role (12 episodes)|
|2015||The Dovekeepers||Amram||Recuring role (2 episodes)|
|2015||Scream Queens||Pete Martínez||Main role|
- Diego Boneta auditioned for Ryan Murphy's previous Fox TV series, Glee. He is now really happy to finally get to work with Ryan on Scream Queens.
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