‘Big Time Rush’ famed actor Carlos Penavega is known for his exceptional acting but the handsome actor is something more than that. It’s been quite a while that the actor has stepped into the Hollywood but in a short period of time, he managed to achieve a quick success. His successful career has also racked up a huge net worth for him. Here are the complete details of his earnings and net worth in 2018.
Carlos Penavega early life
Born on August 15, 1989, in Columbia, Missouri, Carlos Penavega is an American singer, actor, dancer, and songwriter. His full name is Carlos Robert Penavega Jr. he has a Spanish and Dominican ancestry. His father was Spanish while his mother was Dominican. Carlos was raised in Weston, Florida where he completed his early education. First, he attended Sagemont School and later moved to American Heritage School. This is where he grew the interest in acting and singing. To excel his skills, he further studied musical theater at Boston Conservatory.
Moving on to his personal life, Carlos Penavega is a successful and a handsome man, so the random relationships are not a big deal for him. However, right now, he is a happily married man. He married his wife actress Alexa Vega in 2014. The couple welcomed their first child in 2016. Prior to his marriage with Alexa Vega, he was in a long-term relationship with Chelsea Ricketts. The two were together for a long period of time but things didn’t work out between them and they parted their ways in 2010.
Carlos Penavega career, awards & achievements
Carlos started her career in acting when he was in school. In his school, he appeared in several stage plays including the Titanic. His interest in singing actually grew when he played a prominent role in the play Titanic. At the age of 10, he made a guest appearance in ER and this short role made him land a few TV commercials. While studying the musical theater, he sent an audition tape for Big Time Rush. He bagged the role and made an entry in Hollywood in 2009. Carlos is the lead singer and songwriter of this band. He has been with this band since the very first day of its formation. The band has released 3 albums so far which increased his popularity as a singer.
When he had achieved a fair success and built the fan following, he released his solo album titled ‘Electrico’ in the Spanish language. The songs from this album garnered huge popularity for him in Spain. Meanwhile, he also made his film debut with the feature film ‘Little Birds’. Thereafter, he also starred in a few other TV shows and films but he couldn’t impress much as an actor. In 2015, he participated in ‘Dancing with the Stars’ but couldn’t win the competition. At present, he is the part of TV series ‘Life Sentence’
Awards & achievements
In his short career, Carlos surely managed to win the hearts of people but he is yet to win any major awards. So far, he has won only ‘Behind the Voice Actors Award’. Though he has won a few other nominations but could never win the awards.
Net worth of Carlos Penavega
Though Carlos Penavega is new in Hollywood, he holds an impressive net worth. The reason being, the Greek-god actor is involved in many professions. Singing and acting are the major sources of his income but he also makes good money through the dancing and songwriting. He is estimated to have a remarkable net worth of $8 million. His net worth is likely to upsurge in coming years as his films and TV shows are already lined up.
When I look at Carlos Penavega’s life, it seems me perfect. Not everybody is blessed with everything in life. Carlos is really a lucky person who is enjoying his professional as well as personal life at the fullest.