Diego Luna grew up in a house where acting is a family affair. As a descendant of Mexican parents who had built an artistic career, the actor needed little time to comfortably fit into the family tradition. Filled to the brim, Diego has lent his skills to many television series and films, including, but not limited to, El Abuelo y yo, Y Tu mamá también, Rogue One, Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights, The Book of Life, Elysium, Casanova and The Terminal.
Luna rose to stardom after appearing as the male lead in the 2004 American dance-romantic film Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights. Since 1982 he has made a huge amount of money in various showbiz circles.
Diego Luna Brief Bio
Luna is a popular actor, producer, and director, born in Toluca, Mexico as Diego Luna Alexander on December 29, 1979, with the sun sign Capricorn. He has a brother named Iván Amozurrutia and the names of his maternal grandfather and grandmother are Robert Love Alexander and Margaret Elizabeth Spring. Further details about his family background and formal education are not readily available.
7 Lesser Known Facts About Diego Luna – The Mexican Actor and Producer
The co-founder of Canana Films is the son of Fiona Alexander (mother) and Alejandro Luna (father). Fiona, of English and Scottish descent, was a costume designer who spent her active years in the film industry. She died two years after Diego was born. Her husband is a renowned film/theatre/opera designer and patron of the arts and theater. Luna owes his success in the field of art to her father, who regularly took him to the sets and also coached him in various aspects of art.
Since the beginning of his career, the handsome brunette has received six awards and nine nominations. He received his first prize at the Marcello Mastroianni Awards in 2002, his second at the MTV Movie Awards in the same year, his third at the MTV Movie Awards 2004 for the work Nicotina, his fourth at the Critics Choice Awards for the film Milk, his fifth at the Imagen Awards in 2012 and lastly in 2014 at the Audience Awards. His nominations all came between 2002 and 2017.
Diego Luna Net Worth
Diego Luna has generated a total of $4 million in net worth from his acting, film production and directing, theater, and music businesses. There is every imaginable tendency for his net worth to grow beyond its current number, as Diego is still very active in the showbiz Industry.
Until March 2013 Diego Luna was married to the Mexican model, singer, and actress Camila Sodi. The couple married on February 5, 2008, and five years later they sadly divorced. Their marital relationship did not end without children, however, as they share two children, Fiona Luna (born July 1, 2010) and Jerónimo (born August 12, 2008). Diego’s youngest child was named after his mother.
Luna’s ex-wife was born on May 14, 1986, in Mexico City, Mexico, as Camila Ía González Sodi and is the daughter of Ernestina Sodi and Fernando González. She is best known for her performance in the telenovela Inocente de Ti. As a singer she does Latin-Rock-Indie-Pop.
Recently, the actor was associated with the model Suki Waterhouse, who is twelve years younger than him. Rumors about their relationship hit the headlines in January 2017 when they were caught having fun during a break in Mexico. After keeping a low profile for several months, the duo was spotted during a week’s stay in the Big Apple (a city in New York), which rekindled rumors of a romance between the two. Suki and Diego have become stronger day by day, even though they have not yet confirmed their relationship status.
Before the actor appeared, the model Waterhouse had previously been in a romantic relationship with actor Bradley Cooper for two years, after which they ended the relationship in 2015 so that Suki could concentrate on her young career. Alice Suki Waterhouse was named after her birth on January 5, 1992, in Hammersmith, London, England. Luna’s girlfriend is the daughter of plastic surgeon Norman Waterhouse and cancer nurse Elizabeth Waterhouse. The British blonde has one brother and two younger sisters.
Political Activism/Other Works
Luna once acknowledged that he owed his activism in politics to his father, who, he said, taught him the importance of dealing with political issues and other things that affect humanity. The actor also said that his father was often involved with the newspaper and regularly spoke on issues in his home country.
As a socio-political activist, together with his long-time friend and business partner García Bernal, he owns an organization called Ambulante A.C. The organization mainly focuses on bringing documentary films to some recommended areas and also organizes film festivals in Mexico and the United States. In 2011 Ambulante A.C. was awarded the prestigious Human Rights Award of the Washington Office for Latin America.
Diego Luna is A Heart Ambassador
In 2018, Diego Luna was introduced as the first Heart Ambassador by Surgeons of Hope because he did his best to make heart surgery accessible to Latin American children.
The height, weight, body statistics, and other characteristics of the Mexican star are recorded:
Height: 5 feet 10 inches
Weight: 75 kilograms
Arms / Biceps: 14 inches or 35.5 centimeters
Chest: 41 inches or 104 centimeters
Waist: 33 inches or 84 centimeters
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown