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Mexico City, Mexico

Eugenio Derbez

Eugenio Derbez is a Mexican comedian and actor. Eugenio Derbez has starred in several films and television shows, including The Book of Life, The Secret Life of Pets, and The Angry Birds Movie 2.

Early Life and Childhood

Eugenio Derbez was born in Mexico City, Mexico on September 2, 1961. He is 62 years old under the zodiac sign Virgo. Derbez holds a Mexican nationality and follows the Christian religion.

Regarding his family background, Eugenio Derbez is the son of Eugenio González Salas (Father) and Silvia Derbez (Mother). His father works as a publicist, and his mother is an actress, comedian, and filmmaker. He was raised along with his sister, Silvia Eugenia Derbez.

Eugenio Derbez

Caption: Eugenio childhood photo source: Twitter


Speaking of his educational background, Derbez finished his early education at a local high school in North America. Following that, he attended a local college in North America, where he graduated.

Eugenio Derbez – Net Worth 2024

Eugenio Derbez has earned a huge amount of money through his hard work and brilliance. His estimated net worth as of 2024 is around $30 million.  However, there is no clear information available regarding his affiliation with any brands.

Career and Professional Life

Talking about his career, Eugenio Derbez was a regular in the Mexican television series Cachun Cachun Ra Ra in the early 1980s. He also appeared in the children’s television show En Familia con Chabelo.

Derbez received his first television role in 1988 after appearing in several episodes of the comedy show Anabel. Derbez continued to make films in the 1990s and began hosting various shows in 1992.

Eugenio began directing the soap opera No Tengo Madre in 1997, and in 1999 he launched the comedy program Derbez en Cuando. Derbez appeared in a 2000 Carita de Angel and starred in the film Complices al Rescate the same year.

Derbez created the television show XHDRBZ in 2003. He developed Vecinos, Hospital el Paisa, and Ella’s son in 2009.

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Caption: Eugenio in the film Dora and the Lost City of Gold source: Wimpy.

DWimpyz has acted in internationally acclaimed and commercially successful films, such as Sangre de mi Sangre, which took home the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance in 2007.

Derbez played Felipe in Adam Sandler’s 2011 film Jack and Jill. He also co-starred with Eva Mendes in Patricia Riggen’s 2011 film Girl in Progress. Additionally, Eugenio appeared in the CBS sitcom Rob!

Derbez made appearances in and directed Instructions Not Included, the best-selling Spanish-language film in the United States of America and worldwide in 2013.

Derbez completed production on How to Be a Latin Lover, a Lionsgate/Pantelion film in which he co-starred with Salma Hayek, Rob Lowe, and Rob Huebel, in 2016.

Awards and Achievements

Actor Eugenio works extremely hard and has received numerous honors. Derbez took home the 2014 Premio ACE for Best First Work. Derbez was a 2012 Premio ACE Best Supporting Actor nominee. Additionally, he was nominated for the Teen Choice Award for Best Actor in Motion Picture.

In 2014, Derbez received the Platino Award for Best Actor. He also received the Best Motion Picture Star on the Walk of Fame award.

Personal Life

Regarding his love life, in the late 1980s or early 1990s, Eugenio dated the actress Silvana Prince. In February 1991, Silvana gave birth to their son, Vadhir Derbez. Derbez started dating Mexican actress Victoria Ruffo in the early 1990s. They were wed in 1992.

She also gave birth to their son, José Eduardo Derbez, that same year. In 1996, they announced their separation, and the divorce was finalized in 1997. Eugenio had a daughter with Mexican actress Gabriela Michel, with whom he had a similar relationship.

He started dating Dalilah Polanco, another actress, in 2003. Their relationship lasted for about three years before she made it known that they were no longer dating in October 2006.

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Caption: Eugenio with his wife Alessandra Rosaldo source: Infobae.

The first rumors about Derbez dating singer Alessandra Rosaldo surfaced in 2006. Shortly after, they made their relationship public. They got married in July 2012, and in August 2014, their daughter Aitana was born.

Body Measurements

Eugenio Derbez is very handsome. He has a perfect height of about 5 feet and 9 inches (1.77m/177 cm) and weighs around 72 kg (159 lbs). In addition, Derbez has a light ba brown pair of attractive eyes and dark brown hair color.

Eugenio Derbez – Social Media

Eugenio Derbez is active on his Instagram account @ederbez with 18.7 million followers. Moreover, he also has 11.5 million followers on Twitter and 26 million followers on Facebook.