Carlos Penavega Biography, Age, Wife, Wedding, Movies and Net Worth

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Carlos Penavega Biography

Carlos PenaVega is an American actor and singer. He is best known for a role as Carlos García on the Nickelodeon series Big Time Rush.  He was a member of the band Big Time Rush. Carlos was the host of the Nickelodeon game show Webhead.

Carlos Penavega Age |Date Of Birth | How Old Is Carlos Penavega

Carlos was born on August 15, 1989 in Columbia, Missouri. He is 30 years old as of 2019.

How Tall Is Carlos Penavega

Carlos stands at a height of 1.68 m.

Carlos Penavega Family

Carlos was born Carlos Roberto Pena Jr. in Columbia, Missouri.  His mother is Dominican and his father is of Spanish and Venezuelan descent . He was brought up  in Weston, Florida.

Carlos Penavega Education

He attended Sagemont Upper School where he was a cheerleader. He appeared in local productions of Grease and Man of La Mancha. He also had a role in a production of Titanic by the American Heritage School, where he attended before leaving to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career.  During his run in Titanic he fell in love with singing and dancing.

Carlos Penavega Wife | Carlos And Alexa Penavega | Who Is Carlos Penavega Married To

Carlos became engaged to actress Alexa PenaVega in August 2013. The couple married on January 4, 2014, in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.  Both  Carlos and Alexa are devout Christians.  The couple share a YouTube channel, LexLovesLos. The couple welcomed their first child a son on December 7, 2016

Carlos Penavega Wedding

Carlos and Alexa said “I do” at a resort in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico in January 2014. In a statement to The Hollywood Reporter that week, the couple said: “We are so thrilled and blessed that we were able to have all of our close friends and family join us on our special day.”

Carlos Penavega Career

Carlos guest starred at age ten on ER which was his first acting, followed later that year by guest-starring roles on Judging Amy, Summerland, and Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide.  When he was still in high school, Carlos appeared in television commercials for the Super Soaker brand recreational water gun, and his image even appeared on the toy’s packaging.

While he was studying musical theater at the Boston Conservatory  his manager urged him to audition for Big Time Rush. Despite his reluctant to do so, he submitted an audition tape and won the role almost two years later. In August 2009 Carlos moved to Hollywood.

Carlos along with Kendall Schmidt, James Maslow, and Logan created a band known as Henderson Big Time Rush in 2009 .  This is an American pop boy band. The members are all on vocals. Carlos co-wrote the song “Oh Yeah” off of the group’s first album, BTR. On the second album, Carlos wrote “Invisible” along with Charley Greenberg, Cody Williams, Daniel Andrew Wayne, Jonathan Rotem. As of 2011, the band has released two albums, BTR and Elevate.

The band recently released its third album, 24/Seven, in which Carlos wrote and co-wrote almost every song. He co-wrote “Picture This” with bandmate, James Maslow. Carlos wrote “Lost in Love” for his wife, Alexa. He also wrote the song “Na Na Na” on 24/Seven. In addition, BTR embarked on the Summer Break Tour, in support of the album.

Carlos Penavega Solo Career

On February 4, 2014, Carlos  released his first solo single in Spanish  titled “Electrico.” The song recorded in the top 10 of the Latin iTunes songs charts on release, yet failed to chart anywhere else. Carlos for the fist time he was presented at the first annual Nickelodeon Colombia Kids’ Choice Awards given in Bogotá.

Carlos Penavega Dancing With The Stars

On August 27, 2015 it was announced, that Carlos would be competing on the 21st season of Dancing with the Stars. Carlos’ wife, Alexa PenaVega, was also announced as one of the contestants who would be competing against him on the show.  He was partnered with Witney Carson. Carlos and Carson reached the Finals of the show but were eliminated on Night 1 and ended the competition in fourth place.

Carlos Penavega Movies

  • 2019 – Picture Perfect
  • 2018 – Love at Sea as Tony Rieves
  • 2018 – Sleep Away as Joaquin
  • 2017 – Killing Hasselhoff as Pedro
  • 2015 – Spare Parts as Oscar Vasquez
  • 2014 – Code Academy as Marcos
  • 2012 – Yak: The Giant King as Krudd (voice)
  • 2011 – The Hangover Hollywood as Carlos

Carlos Penavega Net Worth

Carlos has an estimated net worth of $6 million.

Carlos Penavega Grease

Carlos appeared in local productions of Grease and Man of La Mancha. Grease is a 1971 musical by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey. It was named after the 1950s United States working-class youth subculture known as greasers.

Carlos Penavega Instagram

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