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Carlos PenaVega Biography

Birth Name:
Carlos Roberto PenaVega
Birth Place:
Columbia, Missouri, United States
Actor, singer

Fast Facts

  • At the age of 13, appeared in a Super Soaker water gun commercial
  • After starting his studies at the Boston Conservatory, auditioned and was selected to be a part of the band Big Time Rush; the group was given an eponymous Nickelodeon show at the same time they signed a record deal
  • Released his first album with Big Time Rush, BTR, in 2010
  • His first solo single, "Electrico," was released in 2014; the song landed in the Top 10 on iTunes Latin chart
  • He and his wife Alexa were the first married couple to compete against each other on Dancing with the Stars, when they both appeared on season 21
  • Holds a black belt in Taekwondo
  • Is a certified rescue scuba diver
  • Has a passion for creating aerial photography using drones


  • Andres Pena -- Brother
  • Antonio Pena -- Brother
  • Javi Pena -- Brother
  • Carlos Pena Sr. -- Father
  • Margarita Pena -- Mother
  • Kingston James PenaVega -- Son
  • Ocean King PenaVega -- Son
  • Alexa Vega -- Wife