Eduardo Yanez is one of Mexico’s most celebrated leading men in the entertainment industry. The charming Yanez is one of the most sought-after names in the country who rose to prominence for his appearances on soap operas like El Amor Nunca Muere, El Malefiecio, etc.
Growing up, we all dream of having a certain life but things usually do not work out. Eduardo experienced the very same and grew up dreaming to make it as a professional footballer. However, things turned out to be completely different for him and for the better. The stylish Mexican actor has won the hearts of all of us. Let us now, without further ado, get to know more about Eduardo.
Eduardo Yanez: Early Life and Education
Eduardo Yanez was born on the 25th of September, 1960, in the Distrito Federal, Mexico City. He was born to his mother Maria Eugenia Luevano. Yanez also has a half-brother and the two were raised together for the most part. He has a Mexican nationality and is Mexican-American by ethnicity.
Whilst very little is known about his academic history, Eduardo was very athletic as a child. He had a deep passion for football and wanted to make it as a footballer. He had the physique of an athlete which keeps you wonering what he would have gone on to achieve as a footballer.
Eduardo Yanez: Career
Despite his love for football, Yanez got a chance to work on television and it was something he could not miss. He made his debut in the soap opera “Quiereme Mucho”. Eduardo played the role of Carlos on the show and was alongside the beautiful actress Victoria Ruffo. The producer Ernesto Alonso was able to bring the best of Eduardo.
In a search for better opportunities, Yanez moved to America in 1991. He was soon able to get top roles on soap operas for Capital Vision. His performances on Marielena and Guadalupe were acclaimed both from fans and critics alike. Eduardo next went on to appear in Hollywood with movies Wild Things, Striptease, and Megiddo. Moreover, he was also cast to play TV shows such as, “Savannah” and “Soldier of Fortune”. In more recent years, Yanez has worked for Sleeper Cell, Cold Case, and The Punisher.
Eduardo Yanez: Personal Life
Now looking into the personal aspects of Yanez’s life, he was first married to Francesca Cruz. The two got married in 1996 but after 7 years of their marriage they had to go different ways. After splitting up with his first wife, Eduardo began dating Norma Garcia.
However things did not last for this couple as well. Maybe it is his persona but Yanez was extremely popular among ladies. He has gone on to date names such as Marjorie De Sousa, Ana Carolina da Fonseca, Altair Jarabo and Adela Noriega. However, Yanez finally seems to have settled for “the one” and has been together with the Mexican actress, Africa Zavala. Moreover, Eduardo also has a son Eduardo Yanez Jr.
Eduardo Yanez: Net Worth
Eduardo has been possibly one of, if not the biggest name in Mexican cinema. He even went on to establish himself as one of the greatest in the neighboring United States. Yanez has been able to earn a massive fortune from his acting career. He has gone on to feature in movies and TV show from which he has collected a net worth of a whopping $3 million.
The veteran Mexican actor is also active on social media. He is regarded as an idol in Mexican cinema and has been able to find a massive fan base to his name. He has just under 71k followers on Instagram and a massive 244k on Twitter. You too can go follow him on these platforms on the links listed below.