Diego Tinoco is an American actor who is best known for his role as Cesar Diaz in the coming-of-age comedy-drama television series ‘On My Block.’ Diego decided to pursue acting after being influenced by the famous American actor and producer Leonardo DiCaprio. Initially, he approached the endeavor with a casual attitude, but as he secured better roles, he developed a passion for it. His debut performance was as Marco in the short film ‘Drizzle of Hope.’ This was followed by appearances in a single episode of the American television series ‘Teen Wolf’ and in the short crime film ‘Welcome To Valhalla’ before he was cast as Cesar Diaz in ‘On My Block,’ the most notable role of his career. The series has brought him widespread renown. His recent prominence has also been reflected on his social media accounts, especially Instagram, where he has amassed hundreds of thousands of followers.
Ascend to Fame
In the 2015 short drama ‘Drizzle of Hope,’ he began his vocation as an actor portraying Marco. The following year, he made his television debut as Mateo, a member of the lacrosse team, in a single episode of the sixth season of the popular television series ‘Teen Wolf.’ What began as a hobby for Diego soon evolved into a full-fledged profession, as he assumed more prominent roles. In the short action-crime film, ‘Welcome To Valhalla,’ he earned the prominent role of Diego. The release date of the film was September 5, 2017.
Eventually, he secured the lead role of Cesar Diaz in the Netflix coming-of-age television series ‘On My Block.’ Sierra Capri’s portrayal of Monse Finnie strains his relationship with his character, an intelligent adolescent who is compelled to join a gang after his brother’s release from prison. Diego co-stars in the series alongside Sierra Capri, Ronni Hawk, Jessica Marie Garcia, Brett Gray, and Jason Genao in what is considered to be the most memorable role of his career to date. The first season of the 2018 series consisted of 10 episodes, and it garnered critical acclaim for its storylines, diverse cast, and performances.
It also won the ‘Choice Breakout TV Show’ award at the 2018 ‘Teen Choice Awards’ Through his portrayal of Cesar Diaz, Diego was able to win the hearts of his admirers and gain widespread recognition and popularity. On April 13, 2018, the series was renewed for a second season. Additionally, he and co-star Jessica have hosted the prestigious Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. In addition, he has emerged as a social influencer via various social media platforms. His recent prominence has led to an increase in his social media fan base. His Twitter account, ‘diegotinocotwit,’ which has over 95,000 followers, makes this abundantly clear. His Instagram account, ‘diegotinoco,’ has 818 thousand followers. He is also interested in music and desires to pursue a vocation in the field.
Behind the Scenes
Diego Tinoco was born in Anaheim, Southern California, on November 25, 1997. He is of Latino descent, with Mexican ancestry from his father and Colombian ancestry from his mother. His familial history, early life, and education are poorly documented. He has an older sibling. He once stated that the eighth grade was the greatest time of his life, and he has fond memories of that time. During his adolescence, Diego was diagnosed with Vitiligo, a condition that causes the loss of pigmentation in patches of skin.
This led him to wear garments with long sleeves. Children his age would frequently tease him for his condition. However, this did not deter the boy from making friends with elder children who did not judge him for his condition. He would have fun skating with them. As he grew older, the condition also disappeared. Although Diego has not disclosed much about his current or past romantic relationships or dating status, some sources claim he broke up with his fiancée when he moved to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career.
He has a close friendship with his ‘On My Block’ co-stars, particularly his on-screen girlfriend and best friend Sierra Capri, who has also become a close companion in real life. On March 24, 2018, they walked the orange carpet together at the 2018 Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Awards. They frequently post pictures of themselves together on their respective social media accounts. Fans frequently wonder if the two are dating off-screen as well, based on their apparent friendship.
Estimated Net Worth
Diego Tinoco is an actor with a net worth of $500,000 in the United States. He is best known for his role as Cesar Diaz in On My Block. Diego Tinoco was born during the month of November in 1997. In 2018, he assumed the role of Cesar Diaz on the television series On My Block. 2015 marked Tinoco’s first appearance as Marco, in the short film Drizzle of Hope. In 2016, he appeared as Mateo in an episode of the television show Teen Wolf.