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Jencarlos Canela - Biography and Artist Profile

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Jencarlos Canela

Photo Courtesy Gustavo Caballero / Getty Images

Besides being a popular actor, Jencarlos Canela is also one of the rising stars of the Latin Pop field. The following is a short bio featuring some details about the personal and professional life of this American artist.

Early Years

Jencarlos Canela was born on April 21, 1988. He was born and raised in the city of Miami, and like most Hispanics from that place, his parents were originally from Cuba. His music career started in 2000 when he joined the band Boom Boom Pop. After two years with this group, he embarked on a solo career.

Throughout all this time, Jencarlos Canela never abandoned his music and acting studies. Thanks to his academic commitment, he graduated with honors from Miami's New World School of the Arts in 2006.

Acting

From the very beginning, Jencarlos Canela was connected to music as much as he was connected to acting. In fact, it what his acting career the one that gave him significant public exposure. In particular his leading roles in Mas Sabe El Diablo and Mi Corazon Insiste, two popular soap operas produced by the Spanish-language network Telemundo between 2009 and 2011, placed him as one of the hottest Hispanic stars in the country.

'Buscame'

Taking advantage of the popularity enjoyed by the soap opera Mas Sabe El Diablo, Jencarlos Canela decided to release his first studio album. The title of that production was Buscame, a very successful work that stayed six weeks at the number one spot on the Latin Pop Albums chart.

A Career in The Making

After the release of his 2011 album Un Nuevo Dia, Jencarlos Canela has continued to nurture his acting and music career. In 2012, he signed a promising new agreement with Universal Music Latin Entertainment that is set to shape a successful future for this talented artist.

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