Eduardo Verástegui Bio, wiki, age, Little Boy, Gaudium, Bella, Networth, and Movies

Who is Eduardo Verástegui?

Eduardo Verástegui is a Mexican singer and actor, he initially found success as a member of the band Kairo before pursuing a solo music career. He moved to acting, starring in Mexican telenovelas and later in feature films such as Chasing Papi, Bella, and Little Boy, both of which were produced by his own production company, Metanoia.

How old is Eduardo Verástegui?

Verástegui is 49 years old as of 2023. He was born on 21st May Xicoténcatl, Tamaulipas, Mexico and every year he celebrates his birthday on May 21st.

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How tall is Eduardo Verástegui?

Verástegui is approximately 6 feet and 0 inches tall.

Who is Eduardo Verástegui Wife?

Verástegui keeps his personal life discreet, and there is no information available about his relationships or past romantic involvements.

Eduardo Verástegui Family

Verástegui was born in Ciudad Mante, Tamaulipas, Mexico and grew up in Xicoténcatl town. His parents are José Jesús Verástegui Treviño, who was a sugarcane farmer born in 1950 and died in 2022 and Alicia Córdoba, Eduardo.

Eduardo Verástegui Net worth

Verástegui has accumulated an estimated net worth ranging from $1 million to $5 million through his successful career as an actor and singer.

Eduardo Verástegui Education

Verástegui studied law for some time and then moved to Mexico city when he was 17 years old to pursue his childhood dream of singing, acting, and modelling. He joined Televisa Artistic Education Center.

Eduardo Verástegui Music Career

Verástegui started his career as a singer and he founded Kairo musical group. He did a solo music that was released in 2001 after his collaboration with the previously mentioned band on albums the 1995 Gaudium and 1994 Signo del tiempo.

Eduardo Verástegui Career

Verástegui produced a new short film called Crescendo In 2011. The short featured Colombian actress Montserrat Espadalé and received accolades at the Heart of Gold International Short Film Festival. The short also won awards at other significant events like the Heartland International Film Festival, the Rochester Film Festival, the San Antonio Film Festival, and the San Diego Latino Film Festival. In 2012, he portrayed the Mexican martyr Anacleto González Flores in the historical film Cristiada. The film starred Andy García, Eva Longoria, and Peter O’Toole. Based on the events of the Cristero War, Cristiada garnered numerous nominations for the ALMA Awards in 2002 and received other recognitions.

In 2014, he took on the role of executive producer and lent his voice to Jesus of Nazareth in the dubbing of the film Son of God. The following year, he portrayed Eduardo Furtillo in Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 and Father Crispín in the film Little Boy, another project by Metanoia Films, where he also served as a producer. Little Boy, starring Emily Watson, Kevin James, David Henri, Jacob Salvati, and Ben Chaplin, narrates the tale of Pepper, an eight-year-old boy who goes to great lengths to reunite with his father, a soldier captured by the Japanese during World War II.

Eduardo Verástegui More Career

In 2016, Verástegui produced the documentary The Other Part: The Untold History of Narco, which chronicles the story of the son of one of Mexico’s earliest drug traffickers and his quest for redemption. In 2017, the actor appeared in the episode “Trainer Wreck” of Season 2 of the CBS show Kevin Can Wait, portraying Alejandro. The following year, production commenced in Bogotá for a new film by Metanoia Films called The Sound of Freedom. This depicted the rescue mission conducted by Operation Underground Railroad (OUR) to save over a hundred child victims of sexual exploitation in Colombia. Also in that year, it was revealed that Jim Caviezel, an American actor, would be portraying Tim Ballard, the founder of OUR, in the film.

Eduardo Verástegui Activism

Verástegui is a staunch advocate, notably through the organization Manto de Guadalupe. He shares a compelling anecdote reflecting his beliefs. During his research for his role in Bella, he visited an abortion clinic where he encountered a Hispanic couple considering the procedure. Recognizing him from his telenovela roles, they listened as he described Bella’s storyline. Moved by his words, they chose not to proceed with the abortion and named their child Eduardo after him. This experience underscored his commitment to anti-abortion efforts. In 2008, he released a passionate video condemning the high abortion rates within Hispanic communities in the United States.

He also criticized what he perceived as the Barack Obama campaign’s targeting of Hispanics with pro-abortion messages during the presidential race. Deeply engaged in anti-abortion activism, Verástegui founded Manto de Guadalupe, a Los Angeles-based organization offering crisis pregnancy support. In September 2020, President Donald Trump announced his intention to nominate Eduardo Verástegui as a member of the President’s Advisory Commission on Hispanic Prosperity. Verástegui endorsed the Madrid Charter, a controversial document associated with the far-right Spanish party Vox, which criticizes left-wing groups and the Cuban regime. In November 2022, Verástegui orchestrated a Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Mexico. In September 2023, he initiated paperwork with the National Electoral Institute to gather signatures for a potential independent candidacy in the 2024 Mexican presidential election.

Eduardo Verástegui Metanoia Films

Verástegui co-founded Metanoia Films, named after the Greek word for “conversion,” alongside partners Sean Wolfington, Alejandro Gomez Monteverde, and Leo Severino. The company is headquartered in Beverly Hills, California. Their inaugural release, Bella, directed by Alejandro Gomez Monteverde and starring Verástegui, marked their debut. Their most recent endeavor, Little Boy, penned by Alejandro Monteverde and Pepe Portillo, features a cast including Emily Watson, Kevin James, David Henrie, Jacob Salvati, and Ben Chaplin. Set in 1945, the film follows the journey of an eight-year-old named Pepper. Pepper strives to reunite with his father, a soldier held captive by the Japanese during World War II. Alongside this challenge, Pepper forms an unlikely friendship with Hashimoto, a Japanese man residing in his town.

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