Daniel Arenas Wiki Bio
Daniel Arenas Consuegra was born in Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia, on 30 March 1979 – his zodiac sign is Aries, and he holds Colombian nationality. He’s an actor with close to 20 credits to his name, perhaps known best for his portrayal of the lead character Robert in the comedy series “Mi Marido Tiene Familia”. It was created by Pablo Ferrer Garcia-Travesi, also starred Zuria Vega and Diana Bracho, and follows Julieta and her boyfriend Robert who are renting an apartment from an overly friendly family; the series aired from 2017 to 2019, and won one of the 22 awards for which it was nominated.
Early life and education
Daniel was raised in Bucaramanga alongside his five older siblings, by their father Jorge Enrique Arenas, and their mother Leonor Consuegra; nothing’s known about Daniel’s parents, as he respects their privacy, but it’s said that his father was a businessman, and that his mother was a housewife.
He became interested in acting at a quite an early age, and appeared in plays performed both at his elementary, and later high school. Daniel was interested in a couple of other activities during his teen years, including playing various sports, such as soccer and basketball.
He matriculated in 1998, and then moved to the USA to attend college; in 1999, he launched his acting career with his portrayal of Hans Hakerman in an episode of the drama series “Francisco the Mathematician”.
Daniel graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in acting in 2002.
Roles in TV series
In 2003, Daniel played Jeremias Luna in three episodes of the romantic family fantasy “Un Angel Ilamado Azul”, and two years later Santiago ‘Santi’ Iriarte in the comedy “Los Reyes”. It starred Enrique Carriazo, Diego Trujillo and Geraldine Zivic, and follows Beto Reyes who has helped a depressed wealthy woman, while she has now made him her heir; the series was nominated for three awards.
A couple of Daniel’s following roles were in the 2007 comedy “Nuevo Rico, Nuevo Pobre”, the romantic drama “La Sucursal del Cielo” and the romantic comedy “Asi es la Vida” both in 2008.
He starred as Nicolas Ayala in the 2010 drama “Dona Bella”, which also starred Zharick Leon and Fabian Rios, and follows Bella Cepeda who’s in love with Antonio Segovia, but they aren’t allowed to be together because of their social inequality.
In 2010 and 2011, Daniel appeared in 108 episodes of the romantic drama “Teresa”, and in 2011 and 2012 starred as William ‘Willy’ Guillermo Pinzonin in all the 206 episodes of the romantic comedy drama “Amorcito Corazon”; the series also starred Africa Zavala and Polo Monarrez, and follows three women who are in love with the same man.
Some of Daniel’s following lead roles were in the 2013 romantic drama “Corazon Indomable”, the 2014 action family drama “The Stray Cat”, and the 2017 romantic drama “Waking Up with You”. Most recently, in 2021 and 2022, he starred as Alberto Munoz Cano in the drama “SOS Me Estoy Enamorando”, which also starred Iran Castillo and Cesar Evora, and follows Alberto who has fallen in love with Sofia, a single mother and the daughter of a shady businessman.
Roles in movies
Daniel has appeared in only two movies. In 2011, he played the lead character in the musical “Poquita Ropa”, directed by Joaquin Cambre, and which also starred Ricardo Arjona and Edith Gonzalez; the movie follows the life of a struggling musician.
Daniel portrayed the main character Raymundo in the 2014 short drama “Prax: Un Nino Especial”, written and directed by Juan Osorio, and which also starred Paty Diaz and Wendy Gonzalez. It tells the story of a husband and wife, and their only son.
Daniel worked as a visual effects artist on the 2014 animated adventure comedy movie “The Seventh Dwarf”, and the same year saw him work as a production assistant on the short movie “Ojos que lo Ven… ¿Corazón que lo Siente?”
He has been featured in a couple of documentaries and TV specials, including the 1997 “Make Way for Baby”, the 2002 “Protagonistas de Novela – Colombia”, and the 2019 “Mi Proposito Eres Tu 2019-2020”.
Awards and nominations
Daniel was nominated for a 2019 Premios TVyNovelas Award for Best Actor in a Telenovela (Mejor Actor), for his performance in “Mi Marido Tiene Familia”.
Love life and girlfriend Daniella Alvarez
Daniel prefers to keep the details of his love life to himself, but has still allowed his fans to have a glimpse into it. It wasn’t until recently that Daniel finally started speaking about his love life, revealing in the summer of 2021 that he and Daniella Alvarez had been dating for a couple of months; Daniella is a Colombian model, who’s probably known best for having been Miss Colombia 2011, and represented her country at Miss Universe 2012. Sadly, in June 2020, her left leg had to be amputated below the knee.
There are rumors circulating the internet, claiming that Daniel and Daniella have recently become engaged, but these are yet to be addressed by the two.
As of February 2022, Daniel’s in a relationship with Daniella Alvarez, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Daniel is highly active on Instagram, and is today followed by close to two million people, while he’s uploaded over 200 pictures onto the network, mostly featuring him spending time with his girlfriend Daniella.
He’s physically highly active, and has five to six training sessions at the gym every week, thus his muscular body; Daniel also enjoys playing various sports, hiking and cycling.
Summer’s his favorite season, as he likes to sun tan at the beach, go yachting and play beach sports.
He’s into travelling, and his acting career has taken him to a couple of US states, while his dream travel destination is Athens, Greece.
He enjoys watching Hollywood movies in his spare time – his favorite actor and actress are Vin Diesel and Angelina Jolie, while a couple of his favorite films include the franchise “Fast and Furious”, “Pitch Black” and “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider – The Cradle of Life”.
Age, height and net worth
Daniel’s age is 42. He has short black hair and brown eyes, his height is 6ft (1.85m) and he weighs around 175lbs (80kgs).
As of February 2022, his net worth has been estimated at more than $3 million.