Alejandro Nones is a Venezuelan model and actor who is well-known for playing the antagonist in the Mexican television series Corona de lágrimas (2012), Pasión y Poder (2015), and Amar a Muerte (2018).
Alejandro Nones was born on Thursday, December 9, 1982 (age 38 years; as of 2020) in Caracas, Venezuela. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius. At the age of ten, he was intrigued by the world of cinema when he watched the film Il Postino (1994) at Plaza de las Américas. In 2000, he moved to Havana in Cuba for two years to study percussion, technical mastery of musical instruments that are sounded by being struck, e.g. drums. While sharing his musical journey in an interview, he said, Eldiario
At 17 I went to Havana to study percussion…I was involved with the bagpipes at school since I was in sixth grade. Not in the fifth year, as is often the case, but in sixth grade… And I annoyed my mother until I couldn’t so that she would buy me a Tambora in the center (of Caracas).”
Thereafter, he ventured into the fashion industry as a model following the footsteps of a girl he met in Havana. Later, he landed an opportunity to campaign for a Mexican clothing brand, which led him to Mexico where he began his career as an actor.
Height (approx.): 6′ 1″
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Moss Green
His father’s name is Rafael Nones.
Alejandro Nones made his acting debut with the film Así del Precipicio (2006) in which he played the role of Mathías, a manipulative liar who relapses Lucia (protagonist) to drugs.
Thereafter, he appeared in the film ‘Me importas tú… y tú’ (2009) as Ismael.
In 2013, he played the role of Roberto, a young man drenched in drugs and partying who seeks the right direction in life, in the theatrical production ‘Cuatro XXXX.’
He starred in ‘LOS40 El Musical – México’ (2018), a play based on the importance of music in everyday life and through the radio.
In 2007, Alejandro Nones made his television debut with the Mexican telenovela ‘Lola, érase una vez’ (Lola, Once Upon a Time) in which he played the role of Waldo López. Thereafter, he appeared in the television series RBD: La Familia (2007), Palabra de mujer (2007), and Los simuladores (2009). In 2010, he played the role of Paulo in the Mexican telenovela ‘Teresa’. The storyline of the series follows the life of Teresa, an underprivileged girl who charms Paulo, a wealthy and popular student, whom she sees as a way to get rich fast.
In the 2012 Mexican telenovela ‘Corona de lágrimas,’ Alejandro played the antagonist Patricio Chavero, eldest son of Regina, who is ashamed of his family, denies the financial situation of his family, and humiliates everyone with his arrogance and the desire to rise in life.
In 2015, he appeared in the Mexican telenovela ‘Pasión y Poder’ as one of the antagonists Erick Montenegro, the second son of Arturo who wants to be the sole heir despite lacking the intelligence as well as maturity to run the family business.
In 2018, he rose to prominence with the Spanish drama ‘Amar a Muerte.’ In the series, Alejandro played the antagonist Johny Corona, a finance expert who dazzles his boss to conquer his empire and his desirable wife. Alejandro earned the Best Villain Award (2019) at the Premios TVyNovelas (México) for playing the role of Johny Corona.
In 2021, he struck international stardom with Netflix’s Mexican crime drama ‘¿Quién mató a Sara?’ (Who Killed Sara?) in which he played the role of Rodolfo Lazcano, the presumed heir to the Lazcano family business and the prime suspect for Sara’s murder.
- Alejandro Nones posts various pictures of himself smoking a cigar on his Instagram account.
- In an interview, Alejandro revealed that he is fond of cooking. He said,
I love to cook and my star dish is pasta with shrimp and mango sauce.”
- Belonging from Venezuela, which has been criminalized over time, Alejandro has suffered the effects of the country’s criminal activities despite living away from his hometown for several years. In an interview, he said,
I’ve been away for 17 years, but I have Venezuela in my heart and what is happening hurts a lot. People live in scarcity and insecurity because of the underworld. In fact, one of my friends died a few months ago, my dad was kidnapped, my family was expropriated everything… It is sad to see that there is nothing left of what I once knew, but I hope that it will soon to have freedom.”