Carlos Ponce - Updated Apr 2024

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Santurce, Puerto Rico
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Santurce, Puerto Rico

Carlos Ponce


Carlos Ponce is a popular Puerto Rican Actor, Musician, Model, and Television Personality. Carlos Ponce is widely known for portraying the role of Manuel Gallardo in the series Silvana Sin Lana from 2016 to 2017.

Early Life and Childhood

Carlos Ponce was born on September 4, 1972, in the city of Santurce, Puerto Rico. His age is 51 years as of 2023 and his full name is Carlos Armando Ponce Freyre Jr.

Similarly, he is Puerto Rican by nationality and practices Christianity by religion. Moreover, his zodiac sign is Virgo by date of birth.

Talking about his family members, his father’s name is Carlos Ponce Sr. and his mother’s name is Esther Freyre. Likewise, he has three siblings and their names are Lilly Ponce, Francisco Ponce, and Marivi Ponce.

Carlos Ponce – Education

In terms of his educational background, he has done his schooling at South Miami Senior High School in Miami Dade County, Florida. Later, took acting classes at the New World School of the Arts Conservatory in Downtown Miami, Florida. However, he might have skipped college as he started to pursue his professional acting career at an early age.

Career and Professional Life

Moving on to his career, he started appearing in television commercials at the early age of 6. His acting career took off in the 1990s with roles in popular Spanish-language soap operas. He gained significant recognition for his performances in telenovelas such as Guadalupe, Sentimientos Ajenos, Dame Chocolate, Perro Amor, and so on.

Similarly, he has appeared in several television series such as Milagros, Once and Again, Karen Sisco, Eve, Stranded, Vanished, Break-In, Lipstick Jungle, Santa Diabla, Cristela, La Fan, Major Crimes, Playing with Fire, Julie and the Phantoms,  Los Lopeggs, La Suerte De Loli, Kuis Miguel: The Series, and so on.

Likewise, he has appeared in several films such as Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp’s Adventure, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo, Meet Me in Miami, Complete Guide to Guys, Just My Luck, Couples Retreat, Rio, Free Birds, The Pirate Fairy, Spy, Ice Age: Collision Course, and Murder Mystery 2.

Furthermore, aside from acting in films and television, he is also a talented musician. He has released several albums in both Spanish and English, showcasing his skills as a singer and songwriter. His music often combines elements of Latin pop, ballads, and contemporary sounds, allowing him to connect with audiences through his versatile musical style.

Additionally, he has hosted various television programs, displaying his natural charm and hosting abilities. His affable personality has made him a popular figure in hosting roles across different platforms and shows. Also, he is involved in charitable causes and initiatives to support education and health programs in Puerto Rico and Latin America.

Carlos Ponce

Caption: Carlos Ponce with his co-actress. Source: IMDb

Brand Endorsements

Carlos Ponce has not endorsed any brand yet or seen promoting or collaborating with any brands. Similarly, there is no information found on the web suggesting the products he has supported or not. Moreover, in the coming days, we may see him collaborating with some brands to support their products.

Awards and Nomination

Ponce won the Double Platinum Award for the sales which his album entitled Carlos Ponce had collected. Similarly, he was named Best Actor by TVyNovelas magazine and got the Actor Revelation of 1997 Award from Eres magazine. He got an ACE Award for hosting Control for three years.

Likewise, in 1999, he received several awards such as Billboard Magazine’s Best Pop Album, Premios Lo Nuestro’s Artist Revelation, and Premios Tu Musica De Puerto Rico’s Pop Ballad Revelation of the Year.

Net Worth 2024

Ponce has an estimated net worth of approximately $8 million but his exact salary is not available. Similarly, most of his income is generated from his acting, musician, and television personality career. Additionally, he has worked very hard to get this fame and is on the road to building his net worth in the future.

Relationship Status

Ponce married Karina Banda on July 30, 2020. Karina is a Mexican television host by profession. However, he has not revealed anything about how they both met and dated each other. Moreover, they both don’t have children together. However, in the past, he was married to photographer Veronica Rubio in 1999 but later they divorced in 2010.

They have four children together and their names are Giancarlo, Sebastian, and twins Savannah and Sienna. He was also in a relationship with Colombian actress Ximena Duque from 2010 to 2016.

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Caption: Carlos Ponce with his wife. Source: Instagram


Ponce is constantly seen as concerned about his professional life and is on the lookout for any rumours or controversies that might damage his reputation. Furthermore, he keeps a safe distance from the media and avoids any contentious behaviours that might risk his job.

Carlos Ponce – Body Measurements

Talking about Ponce’s height he is 6 Feet 1 inches tall and weighs 84kg. Similarly, he has a good-looking body structure but his accurate body measurements are unknown. Moreover, he has a stunning pair of green eyes and brown hair. Also, his dress size is 8 and his shoe size is 13(US).

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Caption: Carlos Ponce posing for the photo. Source: POPSUGAR

Social Media

Ponce is active on Instagram, where he has 3.5M followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @poncecarlos1. Similarly, his Twitter handle is @poncecarlos1 with 758.9k followers. His Facebook account is @Ponce.Carlos and he has 5.4M followers.