Carlos Pena Jr Biography

Updated On Nov 28, 2017 Published On Apr 20, 2016
Facts of Carlos Pena Jr
Date of Birth: 1989 , August-15
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
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On 4th of January 2014, Carlos got married to the "Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over" actress Alexa Ellesse Vega. Alexa Ellesse Vega is an actress and also a singer by profession just like her husband. They are living a happy married life as a husband and wife. On June 16, 2016, the lovely couple announced that they are expecting their first child via Instagram. Their child, a son, Ocean King PenaVega was born on December 7, 2016.

The couple has their YouTube Channel titled, "LEXLOVESLOS", which has a subscriber base of 628 thousand. He is now aged 28 years old and his height is five feet and six inches.

Carlos was raised in Weston, Florida. There he attended Sagemont School where he was also active as a cheerleader. He was also enrolled at American Heritage School where he became inclined towards acting. There he appeared in the school play of Titanic. He made his acting debut in 2004 by portraying the role of Arlo Escobar in an American medical drama television series ER. That year he also appeared in the TV series Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide, Judging AmySummerland.

He made his feature film debut in 2011 by starring in the movie Little Birds. He also appeared in the short video The Hangover Hollywood that year. Lately, he appeared in the movie, Killing Hasselhoff, and TV series such as Life Sentence and Enchanted Christmas. He joined the cast of an American animated series, The Loud House since 2016.

His net worth is $6 million dollars and his wife has a net worth of $12 million.

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Born in Columbia, Missouri

August 15 , 1989

Carlos Pena, Jr. was born as Carlos Roberto Pena, Jr. in Columbia, Missouri, United States of America to Margarita Pena and Carlos Pena, Sr.. He was born in the late 1980s. He is an American and is of Dominican, Spanish and Venezuelan descent.

Made his acting debut

2004

He was also enrolled at American Heritage School where he became fascinated in acting. There he appeared in the school play Titanic. He made his acting debut in 2004 by starring the role of Arlo Escobar in an American medical drama television series ER.

Appeared in the television series, Big Time Rush

2009

Carlos Pena, Jr. is an actor from United States. He got his rise in fame after he began starring the role of Carlos García on the Nickelodeon series Big Time Rush. He played the lead role till 2013. 

Appeared in the movie, Little Birds

2011

He made his feature film debut in 2011 by starring in the movie Little Birds. He also appeared in the short video The Hangover Hollywood that year. Next year he played the voice role of Krudd in the movie The Giant King. 

Formed a pop group, Big Time Rush

2009

He is not only popular as an actor but also as a singer. He has been active as a member of an American pop group Big Time Rush since 2009. Actually he is also one of the founding members of this pop group. 

Big Time Rush's debut album, BTR

October 11 , 2010

With the formation of an an American pop group Big Time Rush in 2009, they began recording their debut album in 2010. Their debut album titled BTR was finally released on 11th of October 2010. 

Released his solo single, Electrico

February 4 , 2014

With the release of three studio albums, Big Time Rush went on hiatus and then he began pursuing his solo career. His debut solo single Electrico was released on 4th of February 2014. He has also competed in 21st season of Dancing with the Stars.

Married to Alexa Ellesse Vega

January 4 , 2014

On 4th of January 2014, Carlos got married to Alexa Ellesse Vega. Alexa Ellesse Vega. Alexa Ellesse Vega is an actress and she is also a signer. They are living a happy married life as a husband and wife with their only child, a son, to date.

Nominated in Kids' Choice Awards, Australia

2010

He is mainly popular for starring the role of Carlos García on the Nickelodeon series Big Time Rush. For this role, he got his first nomination in Kids' Choice Awards, Australia in 2010 for Favorite Television Star.

Nominated in Astra Awards

2011

In 2011, he got nominated in Astra Awards for the first time in his life. He got nominated in this award for Favourite International Personality or Actor. He has also been nominated in Kids' Choice Awards, USA once and that was in 2013.