Who is Manu Rios?
Manu Rios Fernandez was born on 17 December 1998, in Calzada, Calatrava, Spain, and is a television and social media personality, best known for being a part of “Tu si que vales” and the musical show “Cantame como paso”. He has also gained a lot of popularity through YouTube and Instagram.
The Wealth of Manu Rios
How rich is Manu Rios? As of mid-2018, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $500,000, earned through success online and in the entertainment industry; he has been acting, singing and dancing since he was nine years old, and as he continues his career, it is expected that his wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life and Career Beginnings
Manu grew up in Spain with an older brother, accompanied by two dogs. At a young age he had already developed an interest in both music as well as acting, leading him to try his hand at opportunities in the entertainment industry at just nine years old, auditioning for various roles, leading him to get a call from the production team of the series “Cantando en Familia”, which would launch his career on television.
Since then, he’s been getting consistent work as a television actor locally. He eventually became a part of the national show “Tu si que Vales” which continued to increase his exposure, and on which he showcased a his dancing skills. He would reach the semi-final round of “Tu si que Vales” before being eliminated, however, it was enough to get him cast as one of the regular members of the musical show “Cantame como paso”, which aired in 2010.
Theatrical Work and YouTube
The same year, Rios was also given opportunity to perform on stage, as he had the necessary skills needed for musical theatre. He was cast in the role of Gavroche in the musical “Les Miserables”, which aired in a theatre in Madrid, and is based on one of the most critically acclaimed novels, of the same name, written during the 19th century by Victor Hugo. Afterwards, Rios joined the teen band called Parchis, before in 2012 becoming a cast member of another musical, entitled “Don Pepito”.
Manu also started his own YouTube channel in 2012, as a part of his effort to gain more international exposure. He started earning popularity by making covers of various popular songs, and his second video which is a cover of the song “Juerves”, was the first to make it to a million views. He continued to release videos only sporadically over the next several years, as he is very busy with his other endeavors. He also started other types of videos, such as answering questions from fans, posting some of his favorite songs, displaying clothes, and skin care products. He continues to post song covers, with his most popular cover reaching over seven million views.
For his personal life, not much is known about Manu when it comes to any romantic relationships. Many sources state that he is still young and focused on his career, rather than any romances. He enjoys listening to music, and says that music is his passion, with some of his favorite artists including One Direction, Rihanna, Adele, Justin Bieber and Demi Lovato. He also loves to go out with friends to party or to dance. He has two pet dogs and loves playing with them. Manu also enjoys reading books – his favorite is entitled “The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas”.
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— manu (@manuriosfdez) August 5, 2018
He always has a camera with him, and has mentioned that it is one of his most precious possessions. Meanwhile, his favorite game is Parchis, which is a board game of Spanish origin. Growing up, he enjoyed watching movies starring Anne Hathaway, and Johnny Depp, and is a big fan of their work. When he is not doing any acting work, he enjoys singing, surfing the internet, dancing and taking photographs. He has mentioned that he makes it a point to spend time with friends, and to reply to his fans.
Manu Rios on Social Media
Similar to numerous actors and YouTube personalities, Rios is highly active online through accounts on social media, on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. He posts pictures of himself doing various activities, and travelling around the world. He also enjoys showing off the results of his fitness regimen, as evident from his numerous photos and videos. He also promotes his YouTube videos, and makes it a point to interact with his fans especially through his Twitter account. He has a personal website too, on which he mentions that he mostly performs in various places in Spain, South America, and the US. He is currently working on a few original songs.