American actor Diego Tinoco is best known for his role in the popular coming-of-age comedy-drama television series, On My Block. Popular as a versatile and passionate actor among his fans, he has garnered more than 1.7 million in his Instagram and 132.5 thousand in his Twitter account.
Diego Tinoco's Bio: Nationality & Ethnicity
Diego Tinoco was born on 25th November 1997 in Anaheim, Southern California. Growing up, he also lived in Corona, California, with his parents and a brother.
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He is of Latino ethnicity as he is Mexican from his father's side and Colombian from his mother's side.
Diego Tinoco made his debut in the acting career by playing the role of Marco in the short drama movie, Drizzle of Hope in 2015. After then in 2016, he made his television debut by portraying Mateo in a single episode of the sixth season of the popular TV series, Teen Wolf.
Diego Tinoco with his On My Block on-screen girlfriend, Sierra Capri on 12th March 2020 (Source: Diego Tinoco's Instagram)
Likewise, in 2017, he performed the role of Diego in the short movie, Welcome to Valhalla followed by the major character as Cesar Diaz in the Netflix coming-of-age television series, Oh My Block. In the show, he plays an intelligent teenager who is forced to enter into a gang life, which brings several changes in his life. The show was awarded the Choice Breakout TV Show award at the 2018 Teen Choice Awards.
Diego's portrayal in the series became a big break in his career, receiving critical acclaims along with widespread recognition and popularity.
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Apart from acting in TV shows, he has also been featured in some TV series like Noches con Platanito (2018) and Red Carpet Report (2019).
Diego Tinoco was rumored to be dating actress, Isabella Gomez as they were seen in several pictures on social media. When he was asked about the relationship with his rumored girlfriend in an interview on The Zoo-LaTV in May 2018, he said,
“I am not, everyone in the industry and ‘she’s really’ were all real like its cool”.
Further, he added that he was not going for any relationships.
Diego Tinoco stands at a height of 5 feet and 7 inches (1.7 meters).
He cites Leonardo DiCaprio as his inspiring idol to come in his acting career.
As a child, he was diagnosed with a disease called Vitiligo that causes loss of skin color in blotches. Back then, kids of his age used to provoke him for such condition, and he would wear long sleeve shirts.
Furthermore, to avoid people making fun of his physical appearance, he would hang out with older guys at skateboarding parks, which led him to learn skating. Now, he is very good at skateboarding and can do several tricks like skate off a railing, do an ollie, and spin around.