Jencarlos Canela (born April 21, 1988 in Miami, Florida) is an American actor and musician. Canela began his music career at the age of 12, in the Miami based band Boom Boom Pop. In 2002, he began recording songs as a soloist. He performed at Miss World...
Jencarlos Canela (born April 21, 1988 in Miami, Florida) is an American actor and musician. Canela began his music career at the age of 12, in the Miami based band Boom Boom Pop. In 2002, he began recording songs as a soloist. He performed at Miss World 2004 and Miss World 2005.
In 2006 was chosen to star in a commercial for Ford, and composed the song used in the commercial. Canela has composed songs in English, Italian, German and Portuguese, and plays the piano, guitar and drums.
Canela made his acting debut as Alfredo Torres in the hit telenovela Pecados Ajenos, in which he collaborated with Dominican singer Cristal Marie to create the theme song for the show. He then went on to appear in Doña Barbara. In 2008, he starred in the critically acclaimed stage musical Miami Libre at the Arsht center. On January 16, 2009, Canela signed an exclusivity contract with Telemundo.
In May 2009, he was cast as the star in Telemundo's latest telenovela, Más Sabe el Diablo, alongside Gaby Espino and Karla Monroig.
In 2008 he was voted People en Español's Sexiest Man, and in 2009 he topped People en Español's Los 50 Más Bellos list.
On November 10, 2009. Jencarlos will be releasing his debut album "Buscame", Produced by someone. The first single from this album is "Amor Quédate", which was released to radio on Oct 05, 2009,the music video for the song first appeared on mun2 during their L'Creme video mix on Oct 19,2009, it is one of the loved theme songs from his Telemundo Telenovela "Más Sabe el Diablo"which was also chosen for its new opening sequence.