Carlos Rivera Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Joan Agie
Nov 16, 2023 By Joan Agie
Originally Published on Jun 07, 2022
Carlos Rivera, the Mexican singer, won 'La Academia' season three.
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About Carlos Rivera

Carlos Rivera is a famous Mexican actor and singer.

Carlos Rivera is known for winning the third season of 'La Academia'. He has been a famous celebrity in Mexico, and his songs have been appreciated in many different countries.

Carlos Rivera began to perform and participate in local competitions from a young age. He became a star after becoming a winner of 'La Academia'. He has worked with various artists and released four studio albums. He has also been a part of a Disney production and acted in many theater productions. He is signed under the Sony Music record label.

Carlos Rivera's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Carlos Rivera’s net worth?

Carlos Rivera has amassed his net worth through his career as a Mexican actor and singer. His net worth is estimated to be around $5 million.

How much does Carlos Rivera earn per year?

Carlos Rivera earns his annual income through his acting and singing. However, the specifics of his yearly earnings are not known in the public database.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Carlos Rivera?

Carlos Rivera stands at the height of 5 ft 11 in (180 cm).

How old is Carlos Rivera?

Carlos Rivera was born on March 15, 1986, in Mexico. As of 2022, he is 36 years old.

Childhood And Education

Carlos Rivera was born Carlos Rivera Guerra in Huamantla, Tlaxcala, Mexico. Not much is known about his childhood and family life. Information about his educational qualifications has also not been disclosed by the singer in the public database.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Carlos Rivera dating?

Carlos Rivera is in a relationship with Cynthia Rodríguez. They have been dating for a few years and have mostly kept their relationship private. Cynthia Rodríguez is also a Mexican singer who was a part of 'La Academia'.

Who is Carlos Rivera's family?

Carlos Rivera is the son of José Gonzalo Gilberto Rivera Ramírez and María de Lourdes Guerra Martínez Antonio. He also has a sister, Norma Lizbeth Rivera, and two brothers. One of his brother is Gonzalo Rivera and the other's name is not revealed.

Diego Rivera, another famous Mexican artist, is not related to Carlos Rivera.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Carlos Rivera is a singer and actor best known for winning the singing reality show 'La Academia' and thus acquiring fame. He has released four studio albums as of May 2022 and has worked with various other artists. He is also known for doing the voice role of Simba in Disney's 'The Lion King'.

Carlos Rivera became known from a very young age as he kept participating in and winning the local singing competitions. He also became a radio show host on Radio Huamantla for some time. He went through many attempts and auditions before achieving a spot in the reality TV singing competition called 'La Academia' produced by TV Azteca. Carlos Rivera gained fame when he became the winner of the competition's third season.

Soon after, Carlos Rivera was signed by Sony Music in 2005. He started working on his first self-titled studio album. In addition to working on his album, he also acted in various theater productions. He recorded his second studio album in 2010. He became a voice actor playing Simba in Disney's 'The Lion King'.

Carlos Rivera released his third studio album called 'El Hubiera No Existe' in 2013. The album became famous not only in Mexico but also in Argentina, Spain, Portugal, Venezuela, and Central America. Carlos Rivera became a judge on Spain's version of the reality show 'The Voice'. He then released his fourth studio album to celebrate his 10 years as an artist.

What awards has Carlos Rivera won?

  • The singer from Mexico, Carlos Rivera, has been appreciated for his talent and skill a lot. He won two Premios TV y Novelas awards for Best Co-lead Actor and Best Male Revelation in 2017. He also received the Artistic Merit Award from the president of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, during the Premios Antena.
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Carlos Rivera Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Carlos Rivera Guerra

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180 cm


Singer, Voice Actor

Net Worth



Cynthia Rodríguez Ruiz


José Gonzalo Gilberto Rivera Ramírez, María de Lourdes Guerra Martínez Antonio
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Written by Joan Agie

Bachelor of Science specializing in Human Anatomy

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Joan AgieBachelor of Science specializing in Human Anatomy

With 3+ years of research and content writing experience across several niches, especially on education, technology, and business topics. Joan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Anatomy from the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria, and has worked as a researcher and writer for organizations across Nigeria, the US, the UK, and Germany. Joan enjoys meditation, watching movies, and learning new languages in her free time.

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