Carlos PenaVega Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Carlos PenaVega Quick Info
Height5 ft 6 in
Weight68 kg
Date of BirthAugust 15, 1989
Zodiac SignLeo
SpouseAlexa PenaVega

Carlos PenaVega is an American actor, singer, producer, dancer, and voiceover artist who has played a variety of roles in projects like Ned’s Declassified School Survival GuideERThe Penguins of MadagascarKilling Hasselhoff, SummerlandJudging AmyThe Loud HouseThe CasagrandesInstant MomEnchanted ChristmasA Midnight KissThe Loud House MovieYak: The Giant King, and Little Birds. Moreover, Carlos has also been a member of Big Time Rush, a pop music boy band formed in 2009, which also included Kendall Schmidt, James Maslow, and Logan Henderson. With the boy band, he released albums and tracks like ElevateBTR24/SevenTil I Forget About You, Music Sounds Better with U (featuring Mann), Like Nobody’s Around, and Windows Down.

Born Name

Carlos Roberto Peña Jr.

Nick Name

Los, CP, Carlitos, CPV

Carlos Pena Jr. at Nickelodeon's 27th Annual Kids Choice Awards
Carlos PenaVega at Nickelodeon’s 27th Annual Kids Choice Awards

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Columbia, Missouri, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Carlos attended Sagemont Upper School in Weston, Florida. He also went to American Heritage School in Plantation, Florida but left it to make his career in acting and singing.

Pena also attended a performing arts conservatory called Boston Conservatory in Boston, Massachusetts.

Occupation

Actor, Singer, Producer, Voiceover Artist, Dancer

Family

  • Father – Carlos Pena, Sr.
  • Mother – Margarita Pena,
  • Siblings – Andres Pena (Brother), Javi Pena (Brother), Antonio Pena (Brother)

Manager

Carlos Pena has been signed with –

  • Gregg Edwards Management
  • Agency for the Performing Arts, Talent and Literary Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States

Genre

Pop, Dance, R&B, Latin Pop

Instruments

Vocals, Tambourine, Guitar, Ukulele, Piano

Labels

Columbia Records

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 6 in or 168 cm

Weight

68 kg or 150 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Carlos PenaVega has dated –

  1. Chelsea Ricketts (2003-2010) – From 2003 to 2010, Carlos dated his childhood friend, actress Chelsea Ricketts.
  2. Samantha Droke (2010-2012) – In June 2010, he started dating actress Samantha Droke. After dating for about two years, the couple called it quits in June 2012.
  3. Alexa PenaVega (2012-Present) – In November 2012, Carlos started dating actress Alexa PenaVega. In September 2013, they got engaged, and in January 2014, the couple married each other in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The couple has 2 sons. In December 2020, they revealed that they were expecting their 3rd child, a girl, together.
Carlos Pena Jr. and Alexa Vega
Carlos PenaVega and Alexa PenaVega

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial

He has Spanish and Venezuelan ancestry on his father’s side while he is of Dominican descent on his mother’s side.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Short stature

Carlos Pena, Jr. shirtless body
Carlos PenaVega shirtless body

Religion

Christianity

Best Known For

  • Playing Carlos García in the Nickelodeon series Big Time Rush from 2009 to 2013
  • He is also known for being a member of the band, Big Time Rush.

As a Singer

In 2009, he became a part of the pop band Big Time Rush with band members James MaslowKendall Schmidt, and Logan Henderson.

With the band, he released his first album BTR on October 11, 2010, via Columbia Records. The album peaked at #3 in Us Billboard 200 and received the certification of “Gold.” They were able to sell more than 500,000 copies in the US.

As a solo artist, he released his first single “Electrico” in Spanish on February 4, 2014.

First Film

In 2012, Carlos Pena, Jr appeared in Big Time Movie, a film adaptation of the Big Time Rush TV series for his role as Carlos Garcia.

First TV Show

In 2004, Carlos appeared in NBC’s medical drama television series ER for his role as Arlo Escobar in just 1 episode.

Personal Trainer

He works out and has a buffed body. His workout includes lots of dancing.

Carlos eats a balanced diet while drinking lots of water – very important. He drinks an amino acid mixed drink called a purple drink.

Carlos PenaVega Favorite Things

  • Food – Potato made foods like French fries, etc., fish
  • TV Show – Modern Family (2009-Present), The Walking Dead (2010-Present)
  • Number – 14
  • Flower – Rose
  • Sandwich Filling – Salami
  • Book – Into The Wild (By Jon Krakauer)
  • Color – Purple
  • Fruits – Mango, plums
  • Movie – The Usual Suspects (1995)
  • Body Part – Teeth
  • Superhero – Hulk
  • Animal – Monkey
  • Band – Train
  • Sport / Hobby – Hockey, Scuba Diving
  • Football Team – The Miami Dolphins

Source – Wikia.com

Carlos Pena, Jr. at 2014 Nickelodeon Halo Awards
Carlos PenaVega at 2014 Nickelodeon Halo Awards

Carlos PenaVega Facts

  1. Carlos was born in Columbia (Missouri) but grew up in Weston (Florida).
  2. He served as a cheerleader while in school.
  3. From 2004 to 2005, he was cast in the recurring role of King Bee in the Nickelodeon live-action sitcom, Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide.
  4. After marrying Alexa Vega, Carlos Pena, Jr changed his name to Carlos PenaVega. Similarly, Alexa changed it to Alexa PenaVega.
  5. In 2015, he participated in the reality singing contest Dancing with the Stars, where he was partnered with Witney Carson. His wife Alexa PenaVega also competed in the same season on the DWTS. She was partnered with choreographer, Mark Ballas.
  6. Pena has a dog (German Shepherd) named Sydney. He also has two cats, named, Zira and Zero
  7. He played the character named Pedro in the 2017 action comedy film, Killing Hasselhoff, starring Ken Jeong, David Hasselhoff, Jim Jeffries, and others.
  8. Carlos is friends with actress Ashley Tisdale.
  9. He had his first kiss at the age of 13 with a girl named, Nandy Alvarez who was from Mexico.
  10. He co-starred as Diego Rojas in the family comedy-drama television series, Life Sentence, in 2018.
  11. He has a black belt in taekwondo.
  12. In 2019, he started providing vocals to the character of Bobby Santiago in the Nickelodeon animated comedy series, The Casagrandes, which is a spinoff of The Loud House.
  13. He has hosted Nickelodeon’s children’s game show Webheads.

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