Diego Luna Biography

Diego Luna

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Birth Name: Diego Luna
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Birth Sign: sagittarius
Age:   38 Years
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Diego Luna Alexander or simply known as Diego Luna to his fans and supporters was born on 29 December 1979 in Mexico City, Mexico to Alejandro Luna an acclaim Mexican theatre, film and opera set designer and Fiona Alexander a British woman with Scottish and English descent who was a costume designer by profession. Tragedy struck Luna was in his early life when his mother was killed in a car accident when he was only 3 years old.

Diego Luna started his acting journey from an early age in theatre, dramas, movies, television shows, Mexican soap opera. His first significant role was in the movie, The last new year (1991), his next major role was in Mexican soap opera El Abuelo y Yo.

His childhood's best friend and fellow actor Gael Garcia Bernal played the titular role. After the show, Diego Luna went on to receive more recognition and began to get more roles in theater movies, and TV.  His big break came in the film in 2001 where he starred in the critical acclaim movie Y Tu Mamá También playing alongside Gael Garcia Bernal.

His stardom has risen and he is captivating the American Audience and the market through his outstanding performance where he starred alongside Bon Jovi Vampires: Los Muertos and the Oscar-winning movie Frida. His recent American works and projects include The Bad Batch the franchise Star Wars Rogue One, Flatliners. He is currently working on A Rainy Day in New York which is still in its production phase.

For the stellar performance that he has given, he has been awarded several accolades such as winning the best actor alongside his best friend, Gael Garcia Bernal. In the movie Y Tu Mamá También and the same year at the MTV Movie Awards he won for the category of The Best Insult for the same film shared again with his best friend, Gael Garcia Bernal.

He has been nominated for the category of Best Ensemble for the work he displayed in the movie Milk for Screen Actors Guild Award. He recently has been nominated for the Teen Choice Awards for Choice Sci­ Fi Movie Actor in movie franchise Stars Wars Rogue One.

Even though Diego Luna has stayed far away from trouble and controversy, he has a fair share like it when he faces some strong reaction from the fans for working with Woody Allen.He too had a very turbulent married life. Luna married Camila Sodi who is a Mexican Actresses and model.

After five years of blissful married life, they divorced in March 2013. They have two children from their union Jerónimo 9 and Fionana 7 named after Luna s mother. After his divorce with Camilla Sodi, he was romantically linked with Olga Segura who is also an actor by profession. It is unclear whether two are dating or having some relationship going on between them. He was also once rumored to be dating Suki Waterhouse. Besides this, he does not seem to be in any serious relationship.

Famous for his Telenovela works, Diego Luna has netted total net worth of 4 million dollars as of 2017. The sponsorship and endorsement of luna amount to $104575 and his annual income is to be estimated around $470588. He has appeared in commercials for brands such as Honda, Verizon, Corona.

He earns most of his income through his movie projects which adds up to his total net worth.

Diego, alongside Gael Garcia Bernal, Pablo Cruz, and Elena Fortes founded the non-profit organization known as Ambulance, which primarily focus on supporting and promoting documentary movies based on social and cultural transformation. The organization also hosts annual festivals of Mexico.

Though we know nothing about his house or the cars and brands and accessories that he likes, he has his office in Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 1700, Los Angeles, California. Diego Luna’s Instagram account, diegoluna, has 589.8 thousand followers. Similarly, @diegoluna, his official Twitter account is followed by 2.65 million people, while his Facebook account, Diego Luna-Actor, has 822 followers.

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Born in Mexico City

1979 29th of December

 Diego Luna was born to Mexican father Alejandro Luna Mexican theatre, film and opera set designer and British mother Fiona Alexander in Mexico City, Mexico.


Film Debut The last new year


This was the year when Diego Luna began his movie career starring in the movie, The last new year. It marked the beginning of his career as an actor.


Gained fame with Tu Mamá También


In 2001, it was a breakthrough year for the actor in the critically acclaim Tu Mamá También (2001), where he starred alongside his best friend Gael Garcia Bernal. The movie was shot him into a prominence of an American and Latin market.


Awarded MTV Movie Awards


He won his major first accolade for the movie y tu mama tambien as an actor for a category of the best actor, which he shared with his longtime friend Gael Garcia Bernal. In the same year, he won the MTV Movie Awards for the best insult category once again alongside Gael Garcia Bernal.


Wife Carmilla Sodi Divorce


Diego Luna was separated with his then-wife Camilla Sodi whom he married in February 2008. The divorce was done with mutual consent. They have two children as a result of their union.


Nomination Rogue One


He recently has been nominated for best-supporting actor in a film in the Stars Wars Franchise: Rouge One at the Saturn Awards and For Choice Sci-Fi Movie Actor at the Teen Choice Awards for the same movie.

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