Alejandro Riano is a Columbia actor and comedian who has garnered quite a bit of attention for his role as Juanpis Gonzalez. In 2022, his series called Juanpis Gonzalez was released on Netflix’s Latin American streaming application. He has also collaborated with humorist Andres Lopez as a comedian.
Alejandro Riano was born on January 12, 1986 in Bogota, Colombia. His father’s name is Alberto Riano, but his mother’s details are not in the spotlight just yet. He also hasn’t shared any details about his siblings with the media. From a young age he aspired to work in the film industry as an actor.
Alejandro must have completed his high school education, but the details of that have been kept secret. If you look at his career, he must have received acting training. He must have gone to a prestigious acting school and realized on the side that he would also work as a comedian.
Alejandro Riano’s career
In 2014 he started his career working at Todas Para Uno. After two years he worked in the film called Malcriados directed by Felipe Martinez Amador. In 2017 he starred in the film Empeliculados as a character named Andres. He has created several stand-up comedy shows such as Truth, Lies or Gossip, Every Kid With Their Ticket, Laughing Stupidly and Special Stand-up.
In 2019 he starred in the television series La Ley del Corazon as Juanpis Gonzalez. In 2020 he worked in two series called Veneno as Sobrino Miguel and Madhouse as Madeus. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, some of his work has been postponed. So in 2022 he will appear in a television series called Juanpis Gonzalez-The series.
Alejandro is popularly known for his role as Juanpis. Because of this role, he has received numerous death threats and has filed complaints regarding it. The character is widely criticized and loathed because its target audience are people in politics and business who have an impact on Colombia. So Riano uses poverty and discrimination to make jokes.
At the 2018 presidential contest, as a comedian, he had to interview all the candidates and Gustavo Petro was not present at the time. So he tried to contact his team but got no answer. As a result, he asked the impersonator Camilo Cifuentes to impersonate him, which ended up accusing him of wanting the elections in favor of Uribismo. Riano explains to People that it was his character’s role in the above incidents and that it doesn’t represent him. He also received messages on his WhatsApp warning him not to go to church.
Alejandro Riano Biography
|Real name||Alejandro Riano|
|date of birth||January 12, 1986|
|Age (as of 2022)||36 years|
|place of birth||Colombia|
|height||in feet inches – 5′ 6” – in centimeters – 168 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 70kg – in pounds – 154 pounds|
|shoe size||9 (USA)|
Alejandro Riano Family
|Is he gay?||no|
|wife||Maria Alejandra Manotas|
|children||Matilde Riano Manotas, Agustin Riano Manotas, Antonio Riano Manotas|
Alejandro is married to Maria Manotas. The couple tied their wedding knot in 2019. In 2018 he was blessed with a daughter named Matilder Riano Manotas. After two years of their marriage, they were blessed with twins named Antonimo Riano Manotas and Agustin Riano Manotas.
Alejandro Riano Net Worth
Alejandro Riano must have earned a lot by working on different projects. According to sources, the exact details of his net worth have not yet been shared with the media. He could also earn through brand endorsements and as a guest on various shows.
Facts About Alejandro Riano
- He currently lives with his family in Cajica, Colombia.
- In the 2000s he worked as a theater actor.
- He was part of the cast of The Casa del Teatro Nacional and performed internationally.
- Juan is managed by Mico Media Group.
- He is executive producer of the television series Juanpis Gonzalez.
- In 2018 he started in a TV special called Alejandro Riano: Especial de Stand-up.