Romário Xolo Maridueña is a popular American actor famous for portraying Miguel Diaz in the hit Netflix series Cobra Kai. The actor is also known for playing Victor Graham in the TV series Parenthood. The actor has been approached by DCEU to play the lead Jaime Reyes / Blue Beetle in an upcoming superhero flick.
The actor is fond of streaming games and often stream live sessions on his channel Xolo Crunch on Twitch. Romário Xolo Maridueña was rumoured to be dating his Cobra Kai co-star Hannah Kepple in mid-2018. Even the actors post dozens of photos and videos together via their social media handles. However, Maridueña stated that he was single in an interview conducted in 2021.
Xolo Maridueña Early Life
Romário Xolo Maridueña was born in Los Angeles, California. His name comes from the Nahuatl deity, popularly termed as Xolotl. The actor is friends with Mary Mouser and Jacob Bertrand. His acting skills helped him get an agent in the industry.
He was offered many TV commercials. For instance, he got to play dozens of roles in his first year. Xolo Maridueña also had a recurring role on the hit TV series ‘Parenthood’.
Xolo Maridueña Career
One of the big roles of Xolo Maridueña came in the year 2012 when he got the big part in comedy-drama series titled ‘Parenthood’. The series focuses on the story of the Braverman clan having an older couple, their 4 children, and their families. The series became an instant hit and went on to win several awards as well.
In 2013, the actor made a film debut with Dealin’ With Idiots. He played a supporting role in the movie which was written and directed by Jeff Garlin. Later in the same year, he also appeared in the police procedural series ‘Major Crimes’ playing a guest role in an episode.
In 2016, he played a significant role in the TV film titled ‘First Born,’ and appeared in two popular TV series as well. Xolo Maridueña featured in two other series ‘Rush Hour’ and ‘Mack & Moxy’.
In 2018, Maridueña landed the role of Miguel Diaz in the Netflix drama series ‘Cobra Kai.’ The series has huge buzz as it was based on the popular ‘The Karate Kid’ film series. The movie as well as the actors received positive reviews for the presentation and performances.
The Netflix series Kobra Kai was nominated for several awards. Some of the popular awards were the Emmy Awards and the Teen Choice Awards.
In 2019, he became part of the mystery animated series ‘Victor and Valentino’. He voiced the character of Andres in the show that aired on Cartoon Network. Later, he also voiced the character of Zaid in the animated series ‘Cleopatra in Space. The series ‘Cleopatra in Space’ aired on the streaming service ‘Peacock’.
Xolo Maridueña has been nominated serval times for the TV series Parenthood and later for his portrayal of Miguel Diaz in the Kobra Kai series. He was nominated for Imagen Awards and Young Artist awards twice. Maridueña was also nominated for Teen Choice Awards in the year 2018 for his performance in the series Cobra Kai.
The actor has won the Young Artist Awards back in 2014 for the Parenthood TV series. He was nominated for the Young Artist Awards in two different categories though. The two categories were Outstanding Young Ensemble in a TV series, and Best Performance in a TV Series – Supporting Young Actor. He won in the category of Outstanding Young Ensemble in a TV series.
In 2019, he was again nominated for Young Artist Awards in the category of Best Performance in a Streaming Series or Film: Teen Actor.
Xolo Mariduena Girlfriends And Affairs
Xolo Maridueña has been dating his Cobra Kai co-star Hannah Kepple since they met on the sets of Cobra Kai. During the premiere of Kobra Kai season 2, Kepple has admitted about her affair with her co-star Xolo Maridueña.
The romantic duo has shared multiple photos of their love life via their social media handle. However, they are now separated as Xolo Maridueña confirmed being single in his latest interview. Also, they both have deleted their relationship confirming photos from their social media pages.
Xolo Maridueña is also very close to Jacob Bertrand and Mary Mouser. Even though Mary Mouser and Xolo Maridueña aren’t dating, fans still root for Sam and Miguel. The same goes for Jacob and Xolo as they hang out all the time and basically live together.
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Xolo Maridueña Net Worth
As of 2022, Xolo Maridueña’s net worth is roughly $2 million.
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