Diego Luna Alexander, better known by his stage name Diego Luna, is a Mexican actor, singer, director, and producer born on December 29, 1979. Luna was raised in Mexico City after being born in Toluca.
Luna was just two years old when she died in a vehicle accident. The importance of theater and the arts in his life was emphasized by his father, set designer for theater, movies, and operas, Alejandro Luna.
Diego’s desire to become an actor and carry on the family legacy was cultivated by Alejandro, who brought him to the sets and mentored him in various aspects of the arts. Actor Gael García Bernal, a regular co-star of Luna, has known each other since they were young.
Their mothers had a close relationship. At age 7, Luna appeared in his first play as an actor. He performed in a number of telenovelas as a child actor.
His debut on television was in the 1991 movie The Last New Year. The Mexican drama El abuelo y yo was his second project (1992).
His childhood best buddy and fellow actor Gael Garcia Bernal played the lead. Diego started to have more and more roles in theater, cinema, and television after “El Abuelo y Yo.”
His big break came in 2001 when he was given the role of Tenoch Iturbide in the highly regarded movie Y tu mamá también, reuniting with his good friend Gael Garcia Bernal.
He appeared in the Academy Award-winning Frida (2002) and the vampire film Vampires: Los Muertos (2002) with Bon Jovi (2002).
He played in the 2004 spinoff of “Dirty Dancing,” “Havana Nights: Dirty Dancing 2,” as the main character, and he is actively seeking more projects in Latin America and U.S.A.
Is Diego Luna Married to Wife?
Diego Luna was married to Camila Sodi, a Mexican model and actress. Luna and Sodi were lawfully wed on February 5, 2008, through a civil wedding in a courtroom in Mexico City, according to their marriage certificate.
Following their appearance together at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival, the two were connected. They split in March 2013, and five years after getting married, therefore, the couple did not last long.
Diego Luna’s Dating Rumors and Past Relationships
Before he married Camila Sodi, Luna had been romantically involved with a few famous women, like Olga Segura and Marina de Tavira, Romola Garai—from 2003 until 2004, Alice Braga—from 2004 until 2005, Caroline D’Amore in 2005, and Paola Nuñez in 2006.
After separating from his ex-wife, Diego Luna was in a relationship with Paulina Davila from 2013 until 2015. Luna also dated the famous actress and model Suki Waterhouse for almost a year.
His most recent relationship lasted for almost two years with Yalitza Aparicio.
Diego Luna’s Kids
Luna had two kids with his ex-wife: Jerónimo, who was born on August 12, 2008, and Fiona, who was born on July 1, 2010, and takes the name of Luna’s mother.