Jencarlos Canela

  • Birth Name: Jencarlos Canela
  • Birth Place: Miami, Florida, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Singer-songwriter
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  • At the age of 12, began his career in music as the lead singer of the band Boom Boom Pop.
  • In 2008, made his theater debut in the stage musical Miami Libre at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts.
  • In 2009, released his debut solo album Buscame.
  • Was named in Forbes' list of 30 Under 30 in 2012.
  • Has performed over 200 concerts in several countries, including the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Panama and Spain.
  • In 2015, became the first Latino in history to press the button that activates the ball to drop in Times Square on New Year's Eve.
  • Is a spokesperson for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation.


  • Erick Canela — Brother
  • Heriberto Canela — Father
  • Nickolas Canela Espino — Son
  • Lisette Canela — Mother
  • Gaby Espino — Ex-significant Other
  • Jason Canela — Brother
  • Annette Canela — Sister

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