The young actor with the long hair Moisés Arias is a talented American entertainer famous for his portrayal of Rico in Hannah Montana which was a hit Disney Channel series in the early 2000s. The 2013 movie titled The Kings of Summer where he was cast in the role of Biaggio brought the emerging star to another level of popularity as it opened him to other popular TV series and movies like; Despicable Me 2 (2013) and Ender’s Game (2013). He has lent his voice to the animated film titled Astra Boy and has made some notable appearances in a few music videos.
Arias has received some prestigious nominations in the past, he was nominated for Best Young Ensemble Performance in a Television Series for his effort in Hannah Montana in 2008. His next nomination came in 2013 for Best Vocal Ensemble in an Anime Feature Film in the Voice Actors Awards. Before the end of the following year, being 2014, he got another nomination, but this time for Best Vocal Ensemble in a Feature Film.
Moisés Arias Background
Moisés Arias was born in New York City on April 18, 1994. His country of birth makes him an American national, but his ancestry is a mixture of Columbian and American. His parents were Caser and Monica Arias who were immigrants from Columbia. Arias played his first role at the tender age of 11 in a minor part on the set of Everybody Hates Chris.
He had his early education at Dixie Canyon Elementary School located in Sherman Oaks, from there, he proceeded to Barbizon Modeling and Acting School Atlanta to sharpen his acting skills. His career officially started after his graduation, aided by his education and his family background, Arias was already earmarked for success as an upcoming entertainer at the time.
His Net Worth
As an upcoming star, he has amassed a neat net worth of $600,000 which he is known to have accrued from his annual salary of $70,588. Arias’ work on social media and his acting career are expected to enhance his net worth in the nearest future.
Family – Brother, Parents
Arias was born into a Columbian family. His parents Monica Arias (mother) and Cesar arias (father) immigrated to the United States from Paisa region in Columbia and thus the young entertainer was brought up a bilingual with proficiency in both English and Spanish.
The actor grew up in New York City with his brother Mateo Arias who is also a known actor in the entertainment industry. Arias and his brother Mateo worked together to produce and direct videos on a YouTube channel co-owned by them. They worked together on the 2009 Motocross Madness. Possibly due to his brother’s career, Arias showed an early interest in the entertainment industry.
Mateo is best known for his role in Kickin it and has severally acted along with his sibling as on-screen brothers on the set of Hannah Montana. Mateo also appears as a guest star on the series. Both brothers operated a YouTube channel known as Moiswashere where they produce and direct their own video.
Personal Life – Relationship with Willow Smith
Moisés Arias is believed to be single presently, but from what we gathered from the available records, he has had a few past relationships with the opposite sex. In 2011, his name was romantically linked with Cassidy Sawchucks though the affair lasted for a short period of time and came to an end just a few months after it started.
Word broke in 2014 that the young actor was dating Willow Smith – daughter of the famous entertainer Will Smith who is younger to him by six years. Although neither Arias nor Willow came forward with a verbal confirmation of this rumor, fans still believe that they are still an item.
Moreso, the actor has taken the liberty of uploading pictures of both of them in a questionable position. The photos which showed the duo in bed triggered a lot of controversies among fans and the general public.
The actor cum producer is not a tall guy; he stands at a height of 5 feet 1 inch which is considered somewhat short. His last listed weight is 60 kg. Both his eyes and hair are light brown in color. He likes to grow his hair long because according to him, he looks older with long hair.