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Eduardo Verástegui

Eduardo Verástegui

EDUARDO VERASTEGUI is one of today's fastest rising Latino stars. A singer and actor, the Mexican-born Verastegui was seen in Jennifer Lopez's Ain't It Funny video, directed by the late Herb Ritts.

He currently is shooting an independent feature, My Gardener, with Carlos Ponce, in New Zealand.

As a member of the Latin American pop group Kairo, Verastegui recorded two albums and shot two accompanying music videos in Milan, Italy. Throughout a four-year tour, Kairo played sold out concerts throughout Latin America and the United States, establishing them as one of the most successful music groups in the Spanish speaking market.

Verastegui is well known for his roles in five soap operas as an exclusive artist for Televisa, the leading Latin American Telenovela network and production company. His novelas were seen in over 50 countries, and by over 10 million viewers in the United States. In addition, his soap operas achieved record-breaking ratings in major markets. In 1999, Verastegui was honored with the Eres Best Actor award.

In 2001, the actor-singer signed a recording contract as a solo artist with Universal Music Latino. The self-titled album, 'Eduardo Verastegui,' is currently selling in 19 countries including the United States. In February 2002, he received the prestigious 'Best New Artist' award for his debut solo album from one of the most renowned Latin music award shows, Univision Networks, 14th Annual 'Premio Lo Nuestro.'

A native of Mexico, Eduardo currently divides his time between Miami and Los Angeles.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Eduardo Verástegui Facts

Birth Name José Eduardo Verástegui Córdoba
OccupationActor, Musician
BirthdayMay 21, 1974 (47)
Height6' 1" (1m85)  How tall is Eduardo Verástegui compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Chasing Papi
Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2
Little Boy
The Butterfly Circus
La Sangre y La Rosa
The Butterfly Circus HD con subtítulos en español
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