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Juan Pablo Raba’s Bio, Wiki, Age
Juan Pablo Raba was born on January 14, 1977 in Bogotá, Colombia. His father name is Ricardo Raba and mother name is María Eugenia Vidal. His birth sign is Capricorn and has Colombian nationality.
Juan Pablo Raba is an actor and role model from Colombia. He has achieved international fame in the 2015 Netflix show ‘Narcos’ for playing Gustavo Gaviria. Raba was originally from Bogotá and was born in Spain.
Name: Juan Pablo Raba
Date of Birth: January 14, 1977
Place Of Birth: Bogotá, Colombia
Age: 43 Years Old
Father: Ricardo Raba
Mother: María Eugenia Vidal
Net Worth: $3 million
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Mónica Fonseca
Children: Joaquín Raba Fonseca and Josephine Joie Raba Fonseca
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Black
Juan Pablo Raba’s Education
Raba graduated from the Colegio Nueva Granada in Bogotá , Colombia. His Argentinian father brought him up in Spain after divorce from his mother.
He received a baccalaureate degree there and started studying Advertising, but soon he realized that this was not what he wanted in life. He left incomplete his studies, and went to live in Argentina.
Juan Pablo Raba’s Career, Actor
He stayed there for a while, before returning to his homeland. Raba has landed his first appearance in the TV series ‘Amor En Forma’ after taking acting lessons. He was cast as Luis Angel Perdomo in 2001 on the telenovela “Viva la Pepa.”
He made his film debut in 2007 in the Venezuelan comedy movie Una abuela virgen. He has been seen in TV shows like ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D’ and ‘Seven,’ and films like ‘Shot Collar’ and ‘Peppermint.’ ‘Narcos ‘inspired him to the world outside of Latin América’
While in Argentina Juan Pablo Raba worked as a member of the sailboat crew among other things. He finally returned to Colombia and made up his mind to pursue modeling. He fully immersed himself in that culture for the next several years, engaging in various promotional campaigns and appearing at parades.
When he gained more confidence in front of a camera, he began to see acting as a potential profession. He decided to work for Caracol, a Colombian TV station. While initially this didn’t happen, he was told to study acting.
Afterwards Raba enrolled in the acting class of Edgardo Roman in Bogotá. Earlier, he attended New York’s Lee Strasberg School. Encouraged by Roman’s positive reviews, Raba started an audition for different roles.
In his debut role it was Caracol who set him down. In 1998 he played Eduardo in a number of episodes of ‘Amor en forma.’ He was cast in ‘Marido y mujer’ as Isidrio a year later. In an episode of the Colombian series ‘La reina de Queens,’ he made a guest appearance.
He also had the opportunity during this time to improve his resume by performing in a production of the play ‘Chronicle of a Death Foretold,’ which is based on the same name novel by Gabriel García Márquez.
In 2001, in the telenovela ‘Viva la Pepa’ he flew to Venezuela to play Luis Ángel Perdomo. He was later cast in another telenovela from Venezuela, entitled ‘La niña de mis ojos.’ Both of these shows brought him before a broader foreign audience.
From 2002 to 2007 he played Orestes Villanueva Mercuri in Venezuelan telenovela ‘Mi gorda bella’ opposite Natalia Streignard’s Valentina. He also starred in 2004, as the protagonist’s love interest, in the short-lived telenovela ‘Estrambótica Anastasia.”
He made his way back to Colombia in 2005 to once again be recruited for Caracol. He was cast for ‘Por amor a Gloria’ in their telenovela. In ‘The Clone’ (2010), Raba played Said Hashim, Alejandro Botero in ‘Los caballeros les prefieren brutas’ (2010), and Gonzalo Rico in ‘Pobres Rico’ (2012).
In 2006, the short film ‘Anillo de compromiso’ starred him. His cinematic debut in the Venezuelan comedy film ‘Una abuela virgen’ came around a year later. After his depiction of Gustavo Gaviria, Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar’s cousin,
Raba became a genuine international star in the first two seasons of Netflix’s ‘Narcos.’ In 2015, he was cast in the MCU tv series ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ as the cruel Joey Gutierrez. He has portrayed Ricky “Buddha” Ortiz in the drama series of Tv, ‘Six’ between 2017 and 2018.
He starred in the Colombian show ‘Wild District’ of Netflix in 2018. He has played the late Paraguayan footballer Darío Segovia in ‘The 33’ (2015) on the big screen, served in ‘Shot Caller’ with director Ric Roman Waugh (2017), and shared screen space with Jennifer Garner in ‘Peppermint’ (2018).
Juan Pablo Raba’s Ex-Wife, Affairs, Divorce, Wife-Mónica Fonseca
Juan Pablo Raba, 43, is married to Mónica Fonseca, news presenter, and model. Following several months of a romantic relationship, they exchanged the wedding vows on August 8, 2011, in a private ceremony held in Miami , Florida.
We also welcomed a son named Joaquín Raba Fonseca on July 19, 2012 after a year of marriage. They are having a daughter named Josephine Joie Raba Fonseca in 2018. Now the four families lives in Miami.
He was previously married on December 6, 2003 to the journalist Paula Quinteros; however, they separated in 2006 and the divorce was finalized in 2007. He also had several months of dating Venezuelan soap star Marjorie de Sousa.
Juan Pablo Raba’s Net Worth, Salary
The actor who began his career back in 1998 was already in the Entertainment industry for more than two decades. He has more than 50 acting credits to this date and is still working on them.
He has gained a massive amount from his continuing career and as of 2020 his net worth is around $3 million. He made his TV-series debut as an actor, Amor en forma as Eduardo.
He was cast as Isidrio in TV Show, Husband and Wife the following year. His career got tremendous limelight after being cast as Gustavo Gaviria in the Narcos show.
Juan Pablo Raba’s Personal Life
He met the Colombian journalist Paula Quinteros in 2003, whom he married at a barefoot Scottish ceremony at Los Roques, Venezuela, on December 6. He and Paula declared their separation in 2006 which led to their divorce in 2007.
He dated the Venezuelan soap star Marjorie de Sousa in 2007, a relationship that lasted for more than one year. He married TV presenter Mónica Fonseca in a private ceremony in Miami, United States in August 2011.
His wife bore their son, Joaquín Raba Fonseca, on 19 July 2012. Raba is an active cyclist and is currently living in Miami. He became also involved in human and animal rights organizations, alongside his kin.
Juan Pablo Raba’s Height, Weight
His body has a flawless look that matches his beautifully oval profile. He is about 6 feet 2 inches tall at height and has a lean, curvy, and desirable body weight of about 70 kg. His captivating dark brown eyes and black hair left him fascinated and enchanted.