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Jencarlos Canela

Born: Apr 21, 1988

Birthplace: Miami

Profession: Actor

Nationality: United States

Jencarlos Canela

Date of Birth : Apr 21, 1988
Birth Place : Miami

Jencarlos Canela is an American actor and award-winning singer-songwriting musician. Canela was born in Miami, Florida, to Cuban parents, Lisette and Heriberto Canela. He is the older brother of actor Jason Canela, and they also have two older siblings. Jencarlos is known worldwide for his three internationally renowned telenovelas. Jencarlos was the protagonist as Angel Salvador in the telenovela Mas Sabe el Diablo that was recorded during the years 2009-2010.Gaby Espino and Miguel Varoni also starred in the telenovela. In 2010, the movie Mas Sabe el Diablo: El Primer Golpe was released, again with Jencarlos, Gaby Espino, and Miguel Varoni. In 2011, he began recording the telenovela Mi Corazon Insiste with Carmen Villalobos. In the Telemundo award show Premios Tu Mundo 2012 the telenovela won the award for Novela of the Year and Jencarlos won the Favorite Lead Actor award. Jencarlos reappeared in 2013 in the new Telemundo telenovela Pasion Prohibida with Monica Spear. In that same year the actor won as Favorite Lead Actor for the second time at Telemundo's award show Premios Tu Mundo 2013.


  • Actor
  • Musician
  • Songwriter

Also known as

  • Jencarlos


  • Heriberto Canela
  • Lisette Canela


  • Gaby Espino


  • Nickolas Canela Espino

Awards Won

  • Premios Tu Mundo for Favorite Lead Actor
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