Kevin Alejandro is an American actor famous for his many roles on TV. He has managed to get various roles in movies as well, but not really famous ones. He mainly plays in B list movies and has a short IMDB list when it comes to them. His TV credit is much larger and there are some quite memorable roles there.
Kevin started his career by starring in two movies, “Purgatory Flats” (2002) and “Graduation Night” (2003). But he soon turned to TV and made a few appearances in “Las Vegas”, “Dr. Vegas” and “Charmed”. He would then go on to paper in various crime, thriller and investigation shows, but still did not make a big impact. You can see him in episodes of “JAG”, “Alias”, “CSI: New York”, “CSI: Miami”, “NCIS” and “Sons of Anarchy”. But his first major role came with appearing in “Ugly Betty”, where he played a recurring role of Santos. The same year he would play a regular role in “Sleeper Cell”.
After that Kevin Alejandro expanded his credit with more main roles. He was a series regular on “Drive” and “Shark”. He also made multiple appearances on shows like “24” and “Weeds”. Perhaps his first major role was starting as Nate Moretta in “Southland”. He also played Jesus Velasquez on “True Blood” where he was a series regular for three seasons.
His latest roles were recurring appearances in CW’s DC show “Arrow”, where he plays a villain Sebastian Blood. And he is also one of the main cast members in the comedy-crime show “Lucifer” where he plays Detective Daniel Espinoza.
Kevin Alejandro As a Director
Though Kevin is most famous for his acting roles, his passion is filmmaking. On his YouTube channel ALEJANDRO FILMS you can find various short films directed by the famous actor. One example would be “The Keepers”, a web series.
He has also directed a bonus episode of Lucifer titled “Once Upon A Time”. Alejandro said the following in an interview about his experience directing the episode:
It was such an amazing experience. I got to make it with my friends. Our team of filmmakers that helped put this together made this the absolute perfect experience I could have gone through. I did the final sound mix the other day with Joe and Ildy. It looks really nice. We are really proud of it. If this is the end, what a way to go out.
Kevin Alejandro Social Media
Alejandro’s fans will be delighted to learn that Kevin is very active on social media. Apart from his YouTube channel, he also uses Twitter and Instagram regularly. His Instagram profile gives us a peek into the life of Kevin Alejandro. He mostly posts pictures of his family, selfies, and some of his amateur photography. He also uses social media to promote his shows and the occasional film he has directed.
Kevin Alejandro Net Worth and Salary
Kevin Alejandro’s large body of work has earned him a lot of money over the years. He has yet to land a bigger Hollywood role that would define him. He may never will, but he is doing pretty well in the place where he is now. There are a number of projects that he is doing now and a number of them are also waiting for him. So his net worth is estimated at 3 million dollars and he is seeking to expand it with each new role and each new salary.
Family & Early Life
His mother is Dora Alejandro Hernandez and his father is Tomas Hernandez. He has two sisters as well, Tanja Hernandez and Kimberly McGraw. Kevin went to The University of Texas in Austin and graduated from it. He was born in San Antonio, Texas, USA. He did not spend a lot of time there and he eventually moved to Snyder with his family.
Personal Life & Marriage to Leslie de Jesus Alejandro
There is not a lot of information about Kevin Alejandro’s dating life before he got married. He met his future wife while helping a friend move into an apartment.
He married Leslie de Jesus Alejandro and they have been inseparable ever since. The couple wed on the most romantic day of the year, Valentine’s Day, on February 14, 2004. Kevin and Leslie married in Costa Rica. They have a child together, a son named Kaden Alejandro, who was born in 2008.
Per Leslie’s Instagram profile, she is a director, producer, and photographer. She mostly posts portraits of various models she’s photographed, though you can find an occasional picture of her family.
On Father’s Day 2019, Leslie posted “The best Daddy I could’ve ever dreamed of. The best human I ever thought I could know. Your love knows no bounds, and we are forever grateful to be wrapped around tightly by it. The sun will always shine on you, my love. This is your karma. We love you so much. Happy Father’s Day“, as a way of thanking Kevin for being a great husband and father.
The couple seems very happy together and it doesn’t seem like there will be a divorce any time soon. There haven’t been any celebrity scandals related to Kevin Alejandro’s name, nor has he been involved in any alleged affairs.
Kevin Alejandro Age
He was born on April 7, 1976, and is currently 43 years old. His birth sign is Aries.
Height and Weight
Kevin Alejandro has a great build and is very attractive to the opposite sex. Since he mainly plays detectives and cops on his shows, he has the build of one. It is obvious that he likes to train and go to the gym. He has talked about going to the gym 6 days a week, mixing High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and weightlifting.
I wanted to see if I could possibly become the best physical version of myself
Alejandro said when asked about his inspiration to work out so hard. He is 185 cm (6 feet) tall and weighs about 77 kg.
Kevin Alejandro Awards
Kevin Alejandro is probably not in line to get an Oscar soon, but he has one award that not a lot of his colleagues can boast with. Since he mainly plays detective and cop roles he was featured on the Entertainment Weekly’s “15 Smartest, Sexiest Crime-fighters of ’09 award.
Nationality and Ethnicity
Kevin Alejandro was born in America and by birth, he has earned his American nationality. His is of Mexican descent, based on the origin of his family. This makes his ethnic group Latin.
|Born:||April 7 1976|
|Net Worth:||$3 million|
|Married to:||Leslie de Jesus Alejandro|
|Children:||1 son (Kaden Alejandro)|
|Education:||The University of Texas in Austin|