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Carlos PenaVega, named one of Variety
magazine’s “10 Latinos to Watch” in 2016, shot to fame after starring in Nickelodeon’s musical comedy Big Time Rush
as Carlos Garcia. Carlos and his fellow castmates became overnight sensations and subsequently embarked on concert tours around the globe.
Carlos also starred as Oscar Vasquez in the Lions gate Films/Pantelion Films feature Spare Parts
alongside George Lopez and Marisa Tomei, under director Sean McNamara. The film is based on the inspirational true story of four undocumented Mexican-American high school students who form a robotics club and defeat MIT in the National Underwater Robotics Competition.
Carlos became a breakout star and fan favorite while competing on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars
and recently starred in Fox’s highly anticipated live television remake of the classic American Musical Grease: Live!
as Kenickie opposite Julianne Hough and Vanessa Hudgens.
Additionally, Carlos starred in Nickelodeon's Ryan Seacrest-backed competition series Webheads
. In 2011 Carlos starred alongside Kate Bosworth, Juno Temple, Kay Panabaker and, and Kyle Gallner in in the indie drama Little Birds
. Thanks to his past experience studying musical theater at the Boston Conservatory, Carlos recently released two singles in Spanglish, titled “Electrico”
the first of which charted in the top 10 on the Latin iTunes songs charts.
Carlos shares a YouTube page called “Lex Loves Los” with fellow actor and wife, Alexa PenaVega. The couple recently announced the birth of their first child. Currently, Carlos and Alexa have teamed up with Global Road Entertainment to develop two new TV series: a hybrid comedy variety series called Lex & Los
, in which they will star as fictional versions of themselves, and La Vida
, a musical drama that follows an illegal street fighter.