Diego Tinoco Biography: Height, Girlfriend, Age, Ethnicity. Gay?

April 18, 2024
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Who is Diego Tinoco?

Diego was born in Anaheim, California USA, on 25 November 1997 – his zodiac sign is Sagittarius, he holds American nationality, and is of Mexican, Colombian and Ecuadorian descent. He’s an actor, YouTuber and social media star, who’s probably known best for his portrayal of Cesar Diaz in the comedy series “On My Block”, created by Eddie Gonzalez and Jeremy Haft, and which starred Sierra Capri, Jason Genao and Brett Gray. It follows four friends who are attending a local high school in Los Angeles, California – the series aired from 2018 to 2021, and won one of the nine awards for which it was nominated.


Early life and education

Diego was raised in Anaheim alongside his older brother by their parents, about whom nothing’s known as Diego respects their privacy; it’s said that his father is a car mechanic, and that his mother’s a high school teacher.

He became interested in acting while still attending a local elementary school, and appeared in various plays performed at the school. He became physically active when he enrolled at a local high school, as he started playing both football and basketball. Diego was 17 years old when he started going to the gym, believing that shaping his body would help him with his acting career.

He matriculated in 2015, and because he hasn’t spoken of his further education, it’s widely believed that he hasn’t attended college.


Career as an actor

Diego has seven acting credits, including “On My Block”.

He made his debut film appearance in the 2015 short drama “Drizzle of Hope”, while he made his debut TV series appearance in the following year, when he played Mateo in the episode “Memory Lost” of the hit action fantasy drama “Teen Wolf”. It was created by Jeff Davis, starred Tyler Posey, Dylan O’Brien and Holland Roden, and follows the lives of two friends, one of whom has been bitten by a werewolf; the series aired from 2011 to 2017, and won 23 of the 63 awards for which it was nominated.

In 2017, Diego starred in the short crime action film “Welcome to Valhalla”, and most recently, in 2021, he played Tybalt in the drama movie “R#J”.

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It was directed by Carey Williams, starred Camaron Engels, Moe Irvin and RJ Cyler, and is a modern day adaptation of “Romeo and Juliet” by Shakespeare; the movie won one of the two awards for which it was nominated.

Diego’s currently shooting for two upcoming movies: the action adventure drama “Knights of the Zodiac” and the thriller “Mourning War”.

Other credits

In 2018, Diego made a guest appearance in an episode of the talk-show “Noches con Platanito”, and in 2019, he appeared in two episodes of the talk-show “Red Carpet Report”.

He competed in the game-show “TikTok Challenge Challenge” in 2020.


Awards and nominations

Diego has been nominated for two awards: a 2019 Imagen Foundation Award for Best Actor – Television, and a 2019 Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer TV Star: Male, both for his performance in the series “On My Block”.

YouTube channel

Diego launched his self-titled YouTube channel on 26 March 2019, and it’s today subscribed to by close to 50,000 people, and numbers over 500,000 views of all his videos combined. He’s mostly focused on uploading videos which feature him during his everyday life, and he can be seen skateboarding, spending time with his friends and undertaking challenges. We’re going to mention three of his most popular videos, which have helped him attract many subscribers.

His #1 video “CRASHED A QUINCE | DAY IN THE LIFE” has been watched over 200,000 times since 22 July 2020, and features Diego surprising his fan Sarahi Flores by coming to her Quinceanera, party for her 15th birthday.

His second most popular video – “THE BEGINNING | SHORT FILM” – has been watched more than 130,000 times, and it’s Diego’s short movie about his life, and his way up in the film industry.

Third on his list of most watched videos is “PRESS DAY WITH ON MY BLOCK CAST | DAY IN THE LIFE”, viewed over 30,000 times since 15 August 2020, and which shows him on the day when he was to give an interview about the series “On My Block”.

Presence on social media networks

Diego is an Instagram star, and is today followed by close to three million people on the network, while he’s uploaded nearly 250 pictures; mostly featuring him during his everyday life.

He launched his Twitter account in March 2018, and has since amassed over 150,000 followers, while he’s tweeted close to 700 times, Diego mostly sharing his opinion on various matters.


He’s also active on Facebook, and his page is today followed by close to 10,000 people, but his most recent update was on 4 October 2020.

Diego is a TikTok star too, having attracted more than 4.5 million followers, while his account today numbers close to 100 million views of all his videos combined; most featuring him showing off his muscular body, telling jokes and pranking his friends.

Love life and girlfriend

Diego is highly secretive when it comes to sharing the details of his love life with his fans, but there are various rumors circulating the internet concerning his current relationship status, and his sexual orientation.

Some of his fans believe that he’s today in a relationship with Sierra Capri, an American actress and a social media star, alongside whom he starred in the series “On My Block”; their characters were in a relationship in the series, and although Diego and Sierra have been seen spending time together in public on a number of occasions, they’ve denied the rumors of dating in real life.

There are also those who believe Diego to be gay, and that this is why he hasn’t spoken of the girls whom he has perhaps been with, but this remains unconfirmed.

As of January 2022, Diego appears to be single, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.

Hobbies and other interests

Diego is physically highly active, and has four to five training sessions at the gym every week, thus his muscular body; he’s apparently also following a strict diet, and plays various sports with his friends, including football and soccer.

He’s into travelling, and his career has already taken him to several US states, but it seems that Diego is yet to travel overseas.


He’s interested in fashion, and goes shopping for clothes at least once every week, which makes him a shopaholic.

Summer is Diego’s favorite season, as he enjoys sun tanning at the beach with his friends, and swimming in the ocean.

He’s into watching movies in his spare time, while some of his favorite actors and actresses are Vin Diesel, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Scarlett Johansson, and his favorite movies include the franchise “Fast and Furious”, “The Terminator” and “Lost in Translation”.

Age, height and net worth

Diego’s age is 24. He has short brown hair and brown eyes, his height is 5ft 7ins (1.7m) and he weighs around 155lbs (70kgs).

As of January 2022, his net worth has been estimated at over $500,000.

Olivia Wilson

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