Aarón Díaz Spencer (born March 7, 1982) is a Mexican actor, singer, and model. He is known for playing in ABC series.

Aarón Díaz
Díaz in 2015
Aarón Díaz Spencer

(1982-03-07) March 7, 1982 (age 42)
United States
(m. 2009; div. 2011)
(m. 2015)

Early life


Aarón Díaz Spencer was born in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico to an Irish-American mother (surname Spencer) and a Mexican father (surname Díaz).[1][2]



He made his acting debut in the popular teen drama Clase 406, playing the role of Kike González.[3] In 2004, he followed Clase 406 with another teen drama titled Corazones al límite co-starring with Sherlyn and Sara Maldonado. He later played the role of the older Andrés Romero in the telenovela Barrera de amor starring Yadhira Carrillo. He also starred with Sherlyn in Mexico's stage production of Grease.[citation needed]

Diaz signed on in 2006 with Pedro Damian, (creator of Clase 406) to be Alexander Von Ferdinand, the main male protagonist for the teen telenovela Lola...Érase una vez, co-starring with Eiza González and Grettell Valdez, which premiered on February 26, 2007 on Canal 5.[citation needed]

In 2008 he debuted as a designer and entrepreneur with the clothing brand Perra.[4]

Aside from acting, Díaz is also a singer and he released his first album titled Enamórate de mí in June 2009. His second album self-titled Aaron Diaz, was released in 2011.[citation needed]

From 2010 to 2011 he was the main protagonist alongside Angelique Boyer and Sebastián Rulli in the latest version of the telenovela Teresa, playing the role of Mariano.[citation needed]

In November 2011, Díaz made his debut in American television show in the ABC series Pan Am,[5] playing the role of Miguel.[citation needed]

For the first time in his career, Díaz starred in an antagonist role in the telenovela, El Talismán,[6] where he played the role of Antonio Negrete, alongside Blanca Soto and Rafael Novoa.[citation needed]

In 2016, Díaz was cast in the ABC thriller series Quantico in the recurring role of CIA recruit, León Velez.[7]

Personal life


In 2007, he began dating actress Kate del Castillo, and they were married on August 29, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. A religious ceremony was later held in the Episcopal Church in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico on September 5 of the same year.[8] He is now married to Lola Ponce.[9]




Year Title Role Notes
2006 Amor xtremo Sebastián Film debut
2012 Marcelo Marcelo
2019 No Manches Frida 2 Mario
2021 Habit Priest


Year Title Role Notes
2001 El juego de la vida 1 episode
2002–2003 Clase 406 Kike González Lead role
2004 Corazones al límite Braulio Vallardes Stone Co-lead role
2005 Barrera de amor Andrés Romero Recurring role
2007 Plaza Sésamo Doctor "Visita al doctor" (Season 10, Episode 14)
2007–2008 Lola, érase una vez Alexander Von Ferdinand Lead role
2008 Terminales 2 episodes ("Sangre nueva" and "Espejismos")
2010 Dinoshark Luis Television film
2010–2011 Teresa Mariano Sánchez Suárez Lead role; 152 episodes
2011 Pan Am Miguel "Unscheduled Departure" (Season 1, Episode 8)
2012 El Talismán Antonio Negrete
2013 Rosario Esteban Martínez Co-lead role
2013–2014 Santa Diabla Santiago Cano Lead role
2014 Los miserables César Mondragón Bianchi 16 episodes
2014–2015 Tierra de reyes Arturo Gallardo Lead role
2016–2017 Quantico León Velez Recurring role
2019 Betty en NY Ricardo Calderón Lead role
2022 Toda la sangre Eugenio Casasola Lead role




  • Aarón Díaz (2011)
  • Enamórate de mí (2009)

Awards and nominations

Year Association Category Nominated works Result
2011 Premios People en Español Best Male Lead in a Telenovela Teresa Nominated
Best Couple (with Angelique Boyer)
2013 Premios People en Español Best Male Lead in a Telenovela Santa Diabla
Best Couple (with Gaby Espino)
2014 Premios Tu Mundo Favorite Lead Actor
The Perfect Couple (with Gaby Espino)
¡Qué Papacito!
2015 Miami Life Awards[11][12] Best Male Lead in a Telenovela Tierra de reyes
Premios Tu Mundo[13][14] Favorite Lead Actor
The Perfect Couple (with Ana Lorena Sánchez)


  1. ^ "Aaron Diaz | Official Website | AARON". Archived from the original on July 7, 2012. Retrieved March 12, 2012.
  2. ^ Espectáculos (December 29, 2014). "Aarón Díaz :: Entretenimiento". .esmas.com. Archived from the original on March 3, 2016. Retrieved March 30, 2017.
  3. ^ 'Aarón Díaz es Kike González en Clase 406' Archived September 10, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ 'Aarón Díaz inauguró su tienda PERRA'
  5. ^ 'Telenovela star Aarón Díaz guest stars in Pan Am'
  6. ^ 'Aarón Díaz es Antonio Negrete'
  7. ^ "Quantico Recruits Telenovela Star Aaron Diaz for Season 2". TV Guide. July 18, 2016. Retrieved July 8, 2017.
  8. ^ 'Aaron Diaz and Kate del Castillo got married'
  9. ^ "Aarón Díaz and family celebrate Pope Francis' birthday with 'unforgettable' weekend at the Vatican". finance.yahoo.com. Yahoo! Finance. Retrieved June 19, 2023.
  10. ^ El Universal "Aarón Díaz en Vaselina" Archived April 28, 2015, at the Wayback Machine – actualizado agosto de 2006
  11. ^ "Miami Life Awards 2015". Retrieved January 5, 2015.
  12. ^ "Miami Life Awards ganadores de 2015" (in Spanish). Retrieved February 15, 2015.
  13. ^ "Kimberly Dos Ramos y Gonzalo García Vivanco máximos nominados a Premios Tu Mundo 2015" (in Spanish). July 22, 2015. Retrieved July 28, 2015.
  14. ^ Telemundo Network. "Lista completa de los nominados a Premios Tu Mundo 2015". Telemundo (in Spanish). Retrieved July 23, 2015.