Gabriel Coronel

Gabriel Eduardo Coronel Petrilli[1] (born 13 February 1987 in Barquisimeto,[2] Lara State) is a Venezuelan theater and TV actor, singer and model.[1][2]

Gabriel Coronel
Gabriel Eduardo Coronel Petrilli

(1987-02-13) 13 February 1987 (age 35)
Occupationactor, model, singer
Years active2007–present

He began his career by participating in theater plays, then in 2007 took part in the casting of Somos tú y yo to join the cast in which he plays Gabriel "El Gago", from there decided to open routes to the United States, where he starred in the telenovela Relaciones Peligrosas as Mauricio Blanco.[3] As star of the telenovela, he was nominated, in 2012, for the first edition of the Premios Tu Mundo and also to Premios People en Español.


2007–12: Somos Tú y Yo and Relaciones PeligrosasEdit

Coronel studied music and acting, first at the Conservatory of Music of Lara,[4] centroccidente in Venezuela. He began his career by participating in various modeling campaigns, and then obtained youth roles in Venezuelan telenovelas, such as Somos tú y yo[4] on Venevisión, and its successor, Somos tú y yo: un nuevo día, also on Venevisión. Coronel also portrayed several theater roles during that time.[2]

In 2012 Coronel made his foray into international TV, appearing with the U.S. network Telemundo, in the telenovela Relaciones Peligrosas[2] in the role of Mauricio Blanco, a young man who is attracted to his teacher.[1]

2013: Marido en AlquilerDebut albumEdit

Coronel was hired to record Marido En Alquiler, the United States remake of Fina Estampa, as Antonio Salinas, Griselda Carrasco's (Sonya Smith) son who succeeded in his effort to be the only one in his family to go to college. However he said that the character suffers the embarrassment of coming from a poor family and to see his mother working as a handyman.[5]

In the Show he shares credits with Juan Soler and Maritza Rodríguez, also with Kimberly Dos Ramos, who played Patricia Ibarra, Antonio's girlfriend. Coronel and Dos Ramos play young protagonists.

At the end of 2012, Gabriel became the first artist to be signed under a new partnership between Telemundo and record label Warner Music Latina. His debut single, "Desnudo" was released digitally on 23 July 2013 through Warner Music Latina. The music video for the song was filmed in Miami, Fl and released on 13 August. Gabriel's first live performance of the song took place during the 2nd annual Premios Tu Mundo award show, hosted by Telemundo at the American Airlines Arena on 15 August 2013.[6]


Year Title Role Notes
2007–2009 Somos tú y yo Gabriel "El Gago" Recurring role
2012 Relaciones peligrosas Mauricio Blanco Lead role
2013 Marido en alquiler José Antonio Salinas Carrasco Co-lead role
2014 Reina de corazones Francisco "Frank" Marino / Javier Bolívar Recurring role/Antagonist
2015 Top Chef Estrellas Himself Season 2; Game Show[7]
2015–2016 El Señor de los Cielos[8] Armando Pérez Ricard Recurring role
2019 Betty en NY Nacho[9] Recurring role


  • La Navidad de Lucy[2]
  • Anastasia[2]
  • La princesa Kira[2]


Studio albumsEdit

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
Latin Pop Albums[10] Top Heatseekers[10] Top Latin Albums[10]
  • Released: 23 July 2013
  • Formats: CD
  • Label: Warner Music Latin
2[10] 36[10] 14[10]


List of singles, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
Latin Pop Airplay
"Una vez más" 2012 Non-album song
"La alegría de vivir" 2013 Desnudo
"Desnudo" 29[10]
"Yo te amé"
"La vida sin ti"
"Bailando en el limbo"
"La fuerza de mi ser"
"Yo te haré feliz"
"Llora llora"

Music videosEdit

Title Year Notes
"Una vez más" 2012 Song of the telenovela Relaciones peligrosas
"Desnudo" 2013 Song of the telenovela Marido en alquiler
"Yo te amé" 2014 Song of the telenovela Reina de corazones[12]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Nominated Result
2012 Premios People en Español[13]
Best actor Relaciones peligrosas Nominated
Revelation of the Year Nominated
Best Couple (with Sandra Echeverría) Nominated
Premios Tu Mundo[14]
Favorite Lead Actor Nominated
2013 Miami Life Awards
Best Actor Won
Premios People en Español[15][16]
New Talent of Telenovela Marido en alquiler Nominated
2014 Miami Life Awards
Best Young Actor Nominated
Premios Tu Mundo[17][18]
Best Supporting Actor Won
¡Qué Papacito! Won
2015 Miami Life Awards
Best Young Actor Reina de corazones Won[19][20]


  1. ^ a b c Revista People en Español 2 February 2012
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "El reto de Gabriel Coronel" Revista Estampas 13 March 2012
  4. ^ a b "Gabriel Coronel impacta en la pantalla chica" Diario El Nuevo Herald 24 February 2012
  5. ^ Gabriel Coronel tiene un nuevo reto en "Marido en Alquiler" 11 July 2013
  6. ^ "Gabriel Coronel Performing Desnudo at Premios Tu Mundo". Retrieved 21 November 2013.
  7. ^ "Ellos participarán en la 2da temp. de "TOP Chef Estrellas"" (in Spanish). TVBoricuaUSA. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
  8. ^ Jhosman López Ortiz. "Gabriel Coronel se une a El Señor de los Cielos". Primicia Venezuela (in Spanish). Retrieved 22 August 2015.
  9. ^ González, Moisés. "Gabriel Coronel regresa a Telemundo y otras 9 noticias ¡de telenovela!". (in Spanish). People en Español. Retrieved 14 December 2018.
  10. ^ a b c d e f g "Review of Desnudo". AllMusic. All Media Guide. Retrieved 28 September 2014.
  11. ^ "Gabriel Coronel estrena disco 'Desnudo'" (in Spanish). La Opinión. Associated Press. Retrieved 28 September 2014.
  12. ^ TV News Desk. "Telemundo to Present World Premiere of Gabriel Coronel's New Music Video 'Yo Te Amo'". Retrieved 28 September 2014.
  13. ^ "Lista de nominados a los Premios People en Español 2012". Archived from the original on 9 June 2015. Retrieved 21 November 2013.
  14. ^ "Lista de nominados a los Premios Tu Mundo 2012". Archived from the original on 9 June 2015. Retrieved 21 November 2013.
  15. ^ Premios People en Español – Nuevos Talentos de Telenovela 5 August 2013
  16. ^ "Exclusivo: Gabriel Coronel en las novelas, la música y en inglés". Retrieved 22 November 2013.
  17. ^ "Anuncian nominados a Premios Tu Mundo" (in Spanish). El Especial. Archived from the original on 20 July 2014. Retrieved 16 July 2014.
  18. ^ El Sentinel. "Ya puedes votar por los Premios Tu Mundo 2014" (in Spanish). Diario Sentinel. Retrieved 18 July 2014.
  19. ^ "Miami Life Awards ganadores de 2015" (in Spanish). Retrieved 15 February 2015.
  20. ^ "Miami Life Awards 2015". Retrieved 5 January 2015.

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