From a very young age, Manu Rios has always had a knack for captivating and entertaining others. He started uploading videos to YouTube at the age of nine, and a few years later he has become one of the most influential social media stars in his native Spain. He has always been passionate about music and dance, but judging by his amazing popularity, there seems to be no limit to what this multi-talented star can achieve, as he literally has the world at his feet. From music to photography, singing, dance, and acting, this guy has it all. While his music career is still in its infancy, his modeling career is flourishing and he has Hollywood in his sights as well.
Manu Rios Bio
This multi-talented Internet star was born on December 17, 1998, as Manuel Rios. He was born in the city of Ciudad Real in central Spain. Virtually every member of his family has musical talents, so you could say that the apple hasn’t fallen far from the tree.
His father is Manoli Rios and his mother Julian Rios worked as a hairdresser. As he grew up, his mother’s clients usually formed an audience for his singing and dancing performances. At a young age, he received training in singing and ballet and also learned to play the guitar. Manu Rios grew up alongside an older brother named Josemy.
Shortly after his earlier music videos were released on the Internet, Manu Rios caught the attention of the production team of the regional television show Cantando en Familia. He was featured on the show, followed by appearances on several other television shows. The talented young man appeared in the music game show Tú sí que vales, where he reached the semi-finals, and he also participated in the reality talent contest Cántame cómo pasó.
At the end of 2010, the 11-year-old Rios received his first major acting role in a theater production of the musical Los Miserables: El Musical at the Lope de Vega Theater (Teatro Lope de Vega) in Madrid, Spain.
The multi-talented star also works with various music producers to create his own songs. He has performed covers of several popular songs and was nicknamed the Spanish Justin Beiber, although he has not yet released his first single.
Things To Know About The Spanish Actor
1. Social Media Presence
It is known that Manu Rios ventured into show business through his self-titled YouTube channel, which was launched in September 2009. Since he uploaded his self-edited amateur music videos, this star has indeed come a long way. He has now accumulated up to 1.2 million YouTube subscribers and well over 34 million cumulative views.
His biggest success, however, is with Instagram, where he has up to 4.2 million followers. These amazing numbers not only serve as documentation but are literally a gold mine for the Spanish-born star. Manu has been described in some circles as an influential influencer.
Because of his love of photography, Rios originally joined Instagram simply to share his images with his friends. His up-and-coming Internet profile has earned him the attention of several prestigious modeling agencies, and eventually, he was signed to the prestigious international agency Next Models.
2. Manu Rios’ Influences
Rios is fluent in Spanish and English and he believes that one day he would like to learn the language and culture of the Japanese.
Just as he has millions of people around the world who admire him, Manu Rios also has some other celebrities that he adores. One of these notable names is the New Zealand singer and songwriter Lorde. He has other musical influences including Frank Ocean, LANY, and Lana Del Rey.
3. Height and Body Measurements
Manu Rios’ range of talents is undoubtedly undeniable. But what is interesting is that he is also very handsome. Born in Spain, this chunk stands at a height of 180 cm (5 feet 11 inches). He has a chest measurement of 90 cm (35 inches) and a waist measurement of 76 cm (30 inches). He has short brown hair and his eyes are dyed green.