Jaime Lorente is a Spanish actor, most popular for his roles as Ricardo “Denver” Ramos in “La Casa de Papel” and Fernando “Nanos” Garcia Dominguez in “Élite”.
Early Life and Educational Background
Jaime Lorente López was born on the 12th of December 1991, in the south-eastern city of Murcia, Spain, where he was raised alongside his older sister Julia. Not much more information is available on his childhood, parents and early education. After high school matriculation, he attended the drama school, La Escuela Superior de Arte Dramatico de Murcia (The Superior School of Dramatic Art of Murcia) where he trained to be an actor.
Jamie made his acting debut in 2016 with a small role as Elías Mato in “El Secreto de Puente Viejo” (The Secret at Old Bridge). The series earned many awards and nominations, including “Estrella Distinción Especial”, “Premio Asturias” and “ Premios TP de Oro”. In the same year he appeared in the film “Historias Románticas (un poco) Cabronas” as David, then rose to fame in 2017 with the main role in the Netflix series “Le Casa de Papel” (Money Heist) as Ricardo Denver Ramos.
The show is expected to release a fourth season after the success of the first three – in fact, within the first few weeks, season three is estimated to have reached almost 35 million viewers on Netflix.
In 2018, he took on another main role as Fernando “Nano” García Domínguez in “Élite”, with already two seasons of the show. In the same year he starred in three films, namely “Everybody Knows”, “Gun” and “Bedspread”. His most recent roles include the film “¿A Quién te Llevarías a una Isla Desierta?” in 2019, and a main role in “El Cid” in 2020.
In March of 2019 the actor published his first book, entitled “ A Propósito de tu Boca” (About Your Mouth), a collection of poems written throughout his life, and his take on love and living it. In an interview with Elle España he said, ‘… I’ve been writing since I was little and I always had the idea of publishing my poems. If someone wants to know me sincerely, I think they can read this book, because it is absolutely me’.
Girlfriend — María Pedraza
Jamie began dating the Spanish actress and model in 2018. The two worked on “Money Heist” and “Elite” together, and have now been in a relationship for more than two years. Their couple’s photos and adventures can be see on their individual Instagram accounts.
Who is Maria Pedraza?
Maria Pedraza was born on the 26th of January 1996, in Madrid, Spain to a businessman and a housewife. Information on her early childhood and family aren’t known to the public. In terms of her education, she attended and graduated from the University of Madrid.
Maria Pedraza e Jaime Lorente (Marina & Nano) ❤#Elite #élite #elitenetflix #Netflix #serietv
She was first noticed by Spanish film director Esteban Crespo in 2017 through her Instagram account, and he offered her an opportunity to audition for the lead role in his film “AMAR”. She bagged the role, and was subsequently praised by critics and the audience alike. Her second role as Alison Parker in “La Casa de Papel” earned her fame around the world, and in the same year she starred in two roles in the interactive web series “If You Were You”.
In 2018, she took on a main role in the second original Spanish Netflix series entitled “Élite”, alongside her “La Casa de Papel” co-stars Jaime Lorente and Miguel Herrán. She also starred as the protagonist of the film “Toy Boy”, and had another role in “Who Would You Take to a Desert Island?”.
Awards and Achievements
For his role in “Money Heist”, Jaime was nominated twice for the Award of the Spanish Actors Union in the categories of Television: Performance in a Minor Role, Male in 2018, and Television: Supporting Performance, Male in 2019.
Hobbies, Favorite Things and Interesting Facts
- His Zodiac Sign is Sagittarius.
- He loves to travel and gets that chance through his work in “Money Heist” since it is filmed all over Europe. He regularly posts pictures of his globe trotting adventures on Instagram.
- Jamie has a huge fan base on social media, particularly Instagram, with more than 5 million followers.
- According to Jamie’s resume, he has appeared in 24 different theatre productions all over Europe. He revealed, ‘It’s my home. It’s my favorite place on any acting level. I think it’s what I love most when it comes to the arts, without a doubt’.
Appearance and Clothing Style
Jaime is a dark brown-haired, green-eyed male of Spanish nationality and Hispanic ethnicity. He stands at a height of 5ft 7ins(1.70m) and weighs 154 lbs (70 kgs). The actor has an athletic body with measurements of 38-31-14. One of his distinctive features is a mole on his left cheek. As of 2020, he is 29 years old.
Net Worth and Salary
Jamie’s primary source of income is his career as a television and film actor. As of early 2020, he has an estimated net worth of over $1 million, according to superstarsbio.com.