Xolo Maridueña, the 21-year-old American actor from Los Angeles, California has become a heartthrob for young girls worldwide.
The actor who is prominently known for his role as Miguel Diaz in the Netflix’s American martial arts comedy-drama television series Cobra Kai is an advocate of representation and diversity in the entertainment industry.
His fame as an actor is growing rapidly in the industry with the roles he chose to enact at this young age. And with this popularity, fans around the globe are very keen on the actor’s past, present, and future.
As a result, most of them are busy searching to know more about this young, handsome, and charming actor from California. But is he really from California? Who are his parents and what is their origin? Let’s find out more about the acting prodigy.
Who Is Xolo Maridueña?
Xolo Maridueña is an upcoming actor who was born and brought up in California. Although he has American nationality, he is original of Mexican, Cuban, and Ecuadorian descent.
He started his career in modeling for a Sears catalog. The young actor started his acting career at the age of 16 starring in Cobra Kai and was born on 9 June 2001.
He graduated high school from Cathedral High School in California and thereafter, joined the Young Actors Space, California.
The boy who started a career in acting at a very young age belongs to an artistic family and had an interest in acting since his childhood. He even attended the New York Film Academy in 2020.
Who Are Xolo Maridueña Parents?
The Cobra Kai fame, Xolo Maridueña, is the son of Omar G. Ramirez and Carmelita Ramirez Sanchez. Since he is a rising star, many details regarding his personal life are not disclosed in the media.
According to many top online forums, it is estimated that the young boy’s father, Omar G. Ramirez is a music producer while his mother, Carmelita Ramirez Sanchez is a radio personality. He lives with his parents and four siblings at the moment.
One of his sisters is also popular among the masses as she is a renowned voice actress who made her debut in films including Future-Worm, Mickey and the Roadster Racers, and Tig & Seek, etc. the actor never fails to keep his fans entertained and has shared most of his cherished moments with the family.
Speaking about his relationship, it is rumored that he has been dating Hannah Kepple, one of his co-actors from Cobra Kai for around two years. The duo seems to be enjoying each other’s company and shares shots of them on their social media platforms.
The emerging actor hasn’t revealed much about his personal things rather than sharing some clicks through social media. As a result, much information about the actor is not available at the moment.
Career In Acting
Maridueña started his career in acting in 2012 through his debut in NBC’s American family comedy-drama television series, Parenthood. Later, he appeared in numerous television series in small roles.
In 2018, Xolo Maridueña made his debut in a main role in the American martial arts comedy-drama television series, Cobra Kai. The series is regarded as a sequel to the original The Karate Kid franchise films by Robert Mark Kamen.
His performance in the series was praised by all and even caught the eyes of DC Films chief Walter Hamada and Galen Vaisman, Warner’s executive who cast him on their upcoming venture, Blue Beetle, an upcoming American superhero film.
The forthcoming film is based on the DC Comics character Jaime Reyes aka Blue Beetle. It depicts the story of a teenager who gets superpowers after an alien Blue Beetle scarab is implanted in him and creates a powerful exoskeleton around his body.
Maridueña appears in the leading role alongside Bruna Marquezine, George Lopez, Belissa Escobedo, Adriana Barraza, Elpidia Carrillo, etc. The film is expected to be released by August 18, 2023, in English and Spanish.
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