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Matias Varela Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Matias Varela Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10½ in
Weight 78 kg
Date of Birth June 23, 1980
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Spouse Daniella Kjell

Matias Varela is a Swedish-born actor who has gained prominence over the years with his praise-worthy performances in television series like Narcos (2017), Raised by Wolves (2020), Hierro (2021), Blinded (2019), etc. He has more than 100k followers on Instagram.

Born Name

Louis Matias Karl Padin Varela

Nick Name


Matias Varela as seen in 2013
Matias Varela as seen in 2013 (Frankie Fouganthin / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Stockholm, Sweden





Matias studied acting at Södra Latin in Stockholm along with his childhood friend, Gustaf Skarsgård.




  • Father – Luis Padin
  • Mother – Carmen Varela


Matias has been represented by –

  • ICM Partners (United States)
  • Untitled Entertainment (Sweden)
  • Agentfirman (Sweden)




5 ft 10½ in or 179 cm


78 kg or 172 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Matias has dated –

  1. Daniella Kjell – Matias married his long-term girlfriend Daniella Kjell in April 2021. Together, they are proud parents to 2 sons named Teyo (b. December 2015) and Louis (b. April 2019).
Matias Varela and Daniella Kjell as seen in 2020
Matias Varela and Daniella Kjell as seen in 2020 (Daniella Kjell / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity


He is of Spanish descent.

Hair Color


Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Tattoos of the Virgin Mary, his sons’ names (Teyo on an anchor and Louis next to a dove) on his upper arms, among others
  • Small mole at the center of his nose

Brand Endorsements

Matias has endorsed or promoted the brand Kronaby Watches.

Matias Varela Favorite Things

  • Models Of Kronaby Watches – Kronaby Sekel A1000-3119, Kronaby Apex A1000-1426

Source –

Matias seen smiling with Gustaf Skarsgård in 2017
Matias seen smiling with Gustaf Skarsgård in 2017 (Matias Varela / Instagram)

Matias Varela Facts

  1. His male celebrity crush is Michael Fassbender.
  2. Matias grew up dyslexic.
  3. He is a multi-linguist and can fluently converse in Swedish, Galician, Spanish, and English.
  4. He worked as a construction worker for almost 10 years before landing his breakout role as Jorge Salinas Barrio in Daniel Espinosa’s film, Easy Money (2010).
  5. Matias is a fitness fanatic and stays in shape by regularly doing karate, boxing, steeplechase, weight-lifting, and running.
  6. Swedish actor Gustaf Skarsgård, who starred in HBO’s Westworld, is one of his closest friends.

Featured Image by Frankie Fouganthin / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

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