Alejandro Nones is a Venezuelan model and actor who is popular for playing antagonistic roles in the Mexican television series Corona de lágrimas (2012), Pasión y Poder (2015), and Amar a Muerte (2018).
Alejandro Nones was born on Thursday, December 9, 1982 (age 38 years; as of 2020) in Caracas, Venezuela. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
Since childhood, he was inclined towards music and was a part of the bagpipers’ group in sixth grade. In an interview, he said,
I was involved with the bagpipes at school since I was in sixth grade. Not in the fifth year, as is often the case, but in sixth grade… And I annoyed my mother until I couldn’t so that she would buy me a Tambora in the center (of Caracas).”
He first got interested in acting at the age of ten when he watched the film Il Postino (1994) at Plaza de las Américas. In 2000, he moved to Havana in Cuba where he studied percussion for two years Eldiario. A percussion instrument is a musical instrument that is sounded by being struck or scraped by a beater e.g. timpani, snare drum, bass drum, cymbals, triangle, and tambourine. In an interview, while talking about his experiences in Havana, he said,
At 17, I left my home in Venezuela and went to Cuba to study drums… At that time, I was also working as a model so I would be close to a girl I had just met. In Havana they wanted to do a lot of campaigns, and one of those brands takes me to Mexico, where I started preparing for acting.”
Following the footsteps of a girl who charmed him in Havana, he decided to venture into the fashion industry as a model. Consequently, he landed an opportunity to campaign for a Mexican clothing brand, which paved the way to Mexico for him. Thereafter, he began his journey as an actor in the Mexican entertainment industry.
Height (approx.): 6′ 1″
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Moss Green
Alejandro Nones’ father’s name is Rafael Nones, and his brother’s name is Raul Nones. His sister, Valentina Soto Marcano, is a designer.
In 2006, Alejandro Nones made his film debut with Así del Precipicio (2006) in which he played the role of Mathías. In the film, Lucia promises to quit drugs and alcohol until she encounters her former fling Mathías, a manipulative liar who relapses her to drugs.
In 2009, he played the role of Ismael in the film ‘Me importas tú… y tú.’
He starred in the 2013 theatrical production ‘Cuatro XXXX’ as Roberto, a drug addict and a party animal who is in quest of the right direction in life.
In 2018, he appeared in ‘LOS40 El Musical – México’ (2018), a play based on the importance of music in everyday life and through the radio.
In 2007, Alejandro Nones made his debut on Mexican TV with ‘Lola, érase una vez’ (Lola, Once Upon a Time) in which he played the role of Waldo López. Later, appeared in numerous television series like RBD: La Familia (2007), Palabra de mujer (2007), and Los simuladores (2009). He starred as Paulo in the Mexican telenovela ‘Teresa’ (2010). In the series, Teresa (the protagonist) is a young woman with an obsession for money and ambition who charms Paulo, a wealthy and popular student to fulfill her desire to become rich.
In 2012, he starred in the Mexican telenovela ‘Corona de lágrimas’ as Patricio Chavero, the eldest son of Refugio. The series follows the lives of Refugio and her three children, Patricio, Edmundo, and Ignacio who are thrown from their home. Ashamed of his family’s financial condition, Patricio humiliates everyone with his arrogance and the desire to rise in life.
In the 2015 Mexican telenovela ‘Pasión y Poder,’ Alejandro played one of the antagonists, Erick Montenegro, the second son of Arturo who desires to inherit the family business despite lacking the skills to run it.
He gained immense popularity for playing the antagonist Johny Corona in the Spanish drama ‘Amar a Muerte.’ In the series, Johny Corona is a finance expert who dazzles his boss to conquer his empire and his desirable wife.
He earned international recognition with Netflix’s 2021 Mexican crime drama ‘¿Quién mató a Sara?’ (Who Killed Sara?) in which he played the role of Rodolfo Lazcano. In the series, the presumed heir to the Lazcano family business, Rodolfo Lazcano, is accused of Sara’s murder.
- Various pictures on Alejandro Nones’ Instagram account reflect that he occasionally smokes a cigar.
- His Instagram account features various pictures of him consuming alcohol. Alejandro Nones’ Instagram
- Alejandro is fond of cooking. In an interview, he said,
I love to cook and my star dish is pasta with shrimp and mango sauce.”
- The criminal activities of Venezuela have affected Alejandro’s life despite the fact that he has been living away from his hometown for several years. In an interview, he revealed that his dad was kidnapped, and his family was expropriated in Venezuela. He said,
I’ ve been away for 17 years, but I have Venezuela in my heart and what is happening hurts a lot. People live in scarcity and insecurity because of the underworld. In fact, one of my friends died a few months ago, my dad was kidnapped, my family was expropriated everything… It is sad to see that there is nothing left of what I once knew, but I hope that it will soon to have freedom.”