Carlos Rivera

Pop Singer

Carlos Rivera was born in Huamantla, Tlaxcala, Mexico on March 15th, 1986 and is the Pop Singer. At the age of 37, Carlos Rivera biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
March 15, 1986
Place of Birth
Huamantla, Tlaxcala, Mexico
37 years old
Zodiac Sign
Actor, Film Actor, Singer, Stage Actor, Television Actor
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Carlos Rivera Career


In 2005, he signed with Sony Music and began working on a self-titled album. That year he recorded "Y Si tu Supieras" for the feature film Mar de Sueños. The song was nominated for Best Original Song at the 2006 Diosas de Plata, an annual Mexican award ceremony hosted by the Mexican Film Journalism Association.

While working on the album, Rivera worked in theater. In 2006, he starred in the musical Besame Mucho, and the following year performed in Orgasmos La Comedia. By 2008, at 22 years old, Rivera had become the world's youngest actor to play the male lead in Beauty and the Beast, the first major Broadway-like production produced by Disney in Mexico.

Rivera starred in his fourth theater production, Mamma Mia! in 2009. The project garnered him a nomination in the Best Co-Actor of the Year category by the Association of Journalists Theater.

His second studio album, Mexicano, was recorded in 2010 and like its predecessor, which includes hits like "Te me vas" and "No soy el aire," it was certified gold. The project was produced by Kiko Campos.

In 2011, Rivera became the first Mexican actor to star in a Disney production outside of Mexico.

Over the next two years, more than a million people saw Rivera in the role of Simba. He sold out approximately 700 shows at the Lope de Vega Theater on the famous Gran Via de Madrid, and won Best New Actor at the 2012 Broadway World Spain Awards.

In 2013, Rivera focused on his last Lion King production and the release of his third studio album, El hubiera no existe. The album, which was certified gold in Mexico, was also released in Spain, Argentina, Venezuela, Central America and Portugal.

El Hubiera No Existe marked the beginning of collaborations with Mario Dom, Franco De Vita, Leonel García and Pablo Preciado. The album produced a hits including "Fascinación," "Solo Tú," "Gracias a ti," "El hubiera no existe," "Por ti," "Que fue de nuestra vida," a duet with De Vita, and "No deben marchitar" with India Martinez.

Rivera's world tour, the "El Hubiera No Existe Tour," produced 60 sold-out shows in cities including Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Buenos Aires and Guadalajara.

In 2014, Rivera participated as a judge in Spain's version of The Voice. That same year he celebrated 10 years as an artist and released a live album, Con Ustedes... Carlos Rivera En Vivo, recorded during his second performance at the Teatro Metropólitan in Mexico City.

Last year, Rivera joined the Lion King cast again, in Mexico, where the project was the highest grossing in the country's history.

Rivera performed in more than 300 shows from 2015 to 2016, and combined with Spain's production, he acted in over 1,000 theater shows, enjoyed by approximately 1.4 million guests.

He is the only actor in the world to have starred in two original Disney productions of The Lion King, and the only protagonist to record on two soundtracks, as well as participating in the lyric adaptation of the original songs for the Spanish version.

This year, Rivera costarred in the telenovela El hotel de los secretos, produced by Televisa. In February, he released his fourth studio album, Yo Creo, which debuted at number1 in AMPROFON's Top Sales Chart in Mexico and No. 1 on iTunes’ General Chart in Spain.

Rivera recorded a song for the Argentinian soap opera Los ricos no piden permiso.

Rivera has collaborated with artists including the late Juan Gabriel, Maluma, Banda el Recodo, Thalía, José José, Pandora, Reyli Barba, Ana Torroja, Marta Sánchez, Franco De Vita, Ana Carolina and Daniel Boaventura (Brazil), Paulo Gonzo (Portugal), Abel Pintos (Argentina), Laura Pausini (Italy) and India Martínez (Spain).


Beloved Chicago school baseball umpire is shot and killed after asking neighbors to quiet down, October 29, 2022
Carlos Rivera (left), 50, was shot in the second-floor apartment building on North Whipple Street (right) last Sunday night when going to see his neighbors. Police said the man had reported a loud disturbance that was keeping him up, and Rivera was shot in the face and body when stepping out of his apartment. He was rushed to the Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where he died. No arrest has been made yet over the murder as the Windy City contends with a 39 percent surge in violent crime.
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