- To escape political strife, his parents moved the family from their native Cuba to Florida.
- Joined the Marines at age 17.
- While working as a model for such fashion powerhouses as Armani and Dior, he studied at the International Actors Studio in Paris.
- Appeared in Mariah Carey's music video as a love interest in her 1997 single "Honey."
- First professional acting job was the role of Cristian Vega on the ABC daytime soap opera One Life to Live in 1998.
- Made film debut in Greetings from the Shore (2007).
- His 2007 wedding to his OLTL co-star Melissa Gallo was officiated by another co-star, Javier Morga.
- Joel Fumero — Brother
- Fernando Fumero — Brother
- Narciso Fumero — Father
- Natalia Fumero — Mother
- Enzo — Son
- Melissa Fumero — Wife