Basic Information About Cristián de la Fuente
|Category||Celebrities › Actors|
|Professions||Actor, Television producer, Film Producer, Presenter, Military Officer, Pilot|
|Date of birth||1974-03-10 (49 years old)|
|Place of birth||Santiago|
|Spouse||Angelica Castro - (5 January 2002 - present) (1 child)|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Social Media||↗︎ Wikipedia ↗︎ IMDb|
What Movie Awards did Cristián de la Fuente win?
Cristián de la Fuente roles
|Movie / Series||Role|
|Ugly Betty||Rodrigo Veloso 2 episodes, 2007|
|CSI: Miami||Sam Belmontes 6 episodes, 2003-2004|
|El juego de las llaves||1 episode|
|Pensacola: Wings of Gold||Sgt. Dominguez 1 episode, 1999|
|Psych||Zapato Dulce 1 episode, 2007|
|Eve||Dr. Anderson 1 episode, 2004|
|The Class||Aaron 7 episodes, 2006|
|Private Practice||Dr. Eric Rodriguez 4 episodes, 2010-2011|
|Hope & Faith||Paolo 1 episode, 2003|
|One on One||Andrew 3 episodes, 2005-2006|
|Queen of Swords||Antonio 2 episodes, 2000-2001|
|In Plain Sight||Raphael Ramirez 23 episodes, 2008-2012|
|Royal Pains||Tobias 2 episodes, 2014|
|Haven||Cornell Stamoran 1 episode, 2011|
|Brothers & Sisters||Cal 1 episode, 2009|
|Devious Maids||Ernesto Falta 13 episodes, 2015|
|Access Hollywood||Self 3 episodes, 2008|
|The Oprah Winfrey Show||Self 1 episode, 2008|
|Love Bites||Marcelo (segment "Not to Speak") 1 episode, 2011|
|Family Law||Andres Diaz 42 episodes, 1999-2001|
Cristián de la Fuente: Talented Actor with Impressive Net Worth
Cristián de la Fuente is a Chilean actor with an incredible net worth of $18 million. He was born Cristián de la Fuente Sabarots on March 10, 1974, in Santiago, Chile.
Cristián de la Fuente started his career playing small roles while studying civil engineering at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile. He was discovered by a talent agent during his sophomore year in college which led him to appear on primetime shows like Eclipse de Luna and La Tia de Carlos. Shortly after, he hosted Chile’s top-rated variety series, Venga conmigo, a position he held from 1995 to 2002.
In 1998, de la Fuente signed a contract with Sony and Telemundo for Reyes y Rey, a series remake of the popular American television series Starsky and Hutch. After this breakthrough opportunity, Cristián had the chance to make regular appearances on the hit TV-show CSI: Miami. His talent and versatility led him to land significant TV roles, such as those in Pensacola: Wings of Gold, Family Law, and Ugly Betty.
Beyond acting, Cristián de la Fuente made an impact on the big screen as well. In 2001, he featured in the action movie Driven alongside Sylvester Stallone. He additionally played Father Rodrigo in Vampires: Los Muertos.
De la Fuente played the lead role in the 2002 independently produced Minimal Knowledge. The film won seven international awards, with one of those being awarded to Cristíán for Best Male Actor.
Looking at his achievements, we can summarize Cristián as 'a man of various talent and abilities.' After his flourishing acting career, he was invited to compete in the sixth season of the popular American TV show, Dancing with the Stars in 2008, partnering with two-time professional champion Cheryl Burke, placing third overall.
Net Worth Details
Cristián de la Fuente’s net worth has continued to grow over recent years, making him one of the top-earning actors in America. With considerable success on both TV and film, his net worth is estimated to be an impressive $18 million.
Early Life and Education
Cristián de la Fuente had a background quite different from what he is known for today. Before making his name as an actor, he initially served in the Chilean Air Force Reserve. His love for flying saw him become a licensed pilot before pursuing civil engineering at college.
Awards and Honors
His body of work in the entertainment industry earned Cristián de la Fuente several recognitions, including the Reyes y Rey Premier Award for Best Performer received in 1997 and TV Guide Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 2004 for his role in CSI: Miami.
The talent and versatility of Chilean actor Cristián de la Fuente are beyond question. With numerous standout performances and a multitude of recognitions so far, no surprise that the industry experts and analysts consider him one of the most successful actors of his generation.
It’s safe to say that Cristián’s career trajectory will last a long time or even forever, making him further grow wealthier with each passing year. Crystal’s contribution to South-American cinema has created a proud moment for Chilean cinema.
Currently aged 47 and still at the height of his career, we can only wait to see de la Fuente’s next move and the subsequent boost to his already incredible net worth.
Interesting Facts about Cristián de la Fuente
- Is an officer in Chile's Air Force reserve (lieutenant).
- The product of an extramarital affair between his mother Adriana Sabarots and chemist Hugo de la Fuente.
- Name is pronounced Cris-tee-ahn.
- Studied engineering in college in Chile.
- Was discovered by a talent scout, and acted on variety shows and soaps in Chile.
- 1998 - moved to Mexico, where he played on the series Reyes y Rey (1998).
- September 1998 - guest-starred on Pensacola: Wings of Gold (1997).
- Is a pilot and flies with the Aerobatic Team Halcones in the Chilean Airforce. (www.halcones.cl).
- Close friends with Chilean songwriter/singer Beto Cuevas ("La Ley").
- Became a father for the 1st time at age 30 when his wife Angelica Castro gave birth to their daughter Laura de la Fuente on September 30, 2004.
- Mexico: Recording the Soap Opera Fuego en la sangre (2008), next to Sofía Vergara. [March 2008]
- His father, Hugo de la Fuente, died of cancer in 1996.
- Moved to USA in 1999.
- His mother, Adriana Sabarots, died of cancer in 2014. .