Diego Boneta was named Cinemacon (formerly Showest) Rising Star of 2012 and won the ALMA Award for Best Male Actor. He was recently named one of Us Weekly’s “12 Breakout Stars of 2012.” Earlier this year, Diego starred in director Adam Shankman’s and New Line Cinema’s “Rock of Ages” as Drew, which was distributed through Warner Brothers in June. The film’s cast included Julianne Hough, Tom Cruise, Russell Brand, Mary J Blige, Catherine Zeta Jones and Paul Giamatti.
Boneta can be seen currently in creator Craig Wright’s new show for MTV, “Underemployed.” Previously he had recurring roles on ABC Family’s hit series “Pretty Little Liars” and on CW’s “90210.” Born in Mexico City, Boneta began his career at the age of 12 when he participated in “Codigo Fama,” a children's singing reality series in Mexico. Boneta was nominated for Best New Artist at the 2006 MTV Awards Latin America as well as the Best Solo Singer at the 2008 MTV Awards Latin America.