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The Umbrella Academy Star, David Castañeda Dating Life, Height, Career & Net Worth


If you have watched the Netflix original TV series, The Umbrella Academy, then you may remember the role of Diego Hargreeves which is portrayed by the Mexican-American actor, David Castañeda. Although David rose to prominence after his role in ‘TUA’, he has been active in the entertainment industry since 2009. He has worked in many American films and TV series.

The 30 years old, Castañeda not only gathered fame throughout his career but also earned a hefty amount of money. How much net worth do you think he has? Many of David fans are curious to find out his relationship status. Is he dating someone in 2020?

If you are also a fan of David Castañeda and want to find about his personal and professional life, then read the below article and kill all your curiosities. Stay tuned.

Early Life of David Castañeda: Family & Education

David Castañeda was born on 24th October 1989 in Los Angeles, the United States. So, his nationality is American. Shortly after his birth, David shifted in Sinaloa, Mexico where he grew up with his family. On his Instagram, David has uploaded a lot of pictures with his father and mother. After spending his early years in Mexico, David returned to the United States in order to join high school at 14.

David Castañeda wished his father on Father's Day 2018
David Castañeda in his childhood with his father
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While mentioning his education, Castañeda first studied civil engineering in college, so that he could take over his family business. David later found his interest in film direction that led him to switch his major in film production and international business at California State University, Fullerton. Working on both sides (acting/study), he finally graduated in 2015.

Professional Life of David Castañeda (TUA)

The Umbrella Academy star, David Castañeda actually began his career in the entertainment industry at the age of 17. At the initial phase, David landed with minor roles in short films and TV series. In the year 2009, he first played the role of Saul in the film, Drive-By Chronicles: Sidewayz. He then incredibly portrayed the role of Pedro Gonzalez in 2011 short film, Maddoggin which won the audience award.

Moreover, his role in the 2012 American film, End of Watch was also praised by a huge mass. Since then he has appeared in many films such as Freaks of Nature (2015), Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018), Standing Up, Falling Down (2019), The Tax Collector (2020), and many more. Apart from films, David initially appeared in an episode of the American TV series, Lie to Me. In the year 2013, he portrayed Jorge on ABC Family’s TV series, Switched at Birth.

David Castañeda portrayed the role of Diego Hargreeves in the Netflix original TV series, The Umbrella Academy
David Castañeda portrayed the role of Diego Hargreeves in the Netflix original TV series, The Umbrella Academy
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After playing in several episodes of many TV series, David landed with the main role of Diego Hargreeves/Number 2 in the American superhero TV series, The Umbrella Academy. He played the role alongside famous co-stars, Ellen Page, Tom Hopper, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Robert Sheehan, Aidan Gallagher, Mary J. Blige and many others. He will soon come up with his upcoming projects.

Age, Birthday & Zodiac Sign

Born in the year 1989, David Castañeda has just entered his thirties. To be exact, his age is 30 years old. The Umbrella Academy star, Castañeda enjoys his birthday on every 24th of October.

As per his birth date, his zodiac sign ‘sun sign’ is Scorpio. The people born with Scorpio birth sign are determined, brave, ambitious, and secretive in nature.

David Castañeda Dating Life: Relationship & Girlfriend

Many of David Castañeda’s fans are wondering about his relationship status. As of 2020, his marital status is unmarried. The Umbrella Academy star, David likes to keep his personal profile a low key. He never reveals anything about his relationship status in the media.

David Castañeda while celebrating NYE2020 with his family and friends including Ritu Arya
David Castañeda while celebrating NYE2020 with his family and friends including Ritu Arya
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If we watch The Umbrella Academy TV series (season 2), we can find David’s close bond with the English actress, Ritu Aryal. They are sharing a romantic relationship in the series where their incredible romance made the audience speculate that they are dating in real life.

David Castañeda is rumoured to be dating his co-star from TUA, Ritu Arya
David Castañeda is rumoured to be dating his co-star from TUA, Ritu Arya
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Going through David’s Instagram profile, he recently shared a picture with Arya on 10th August 2020 which reflected their television romance. During an interview with Vulture, Arya talked about her experience working with David which captioned:

He brings so much to the table when we’re working together. We also spent time together [not in character] – just kind of become friends before being on set together. We were always playing. It felt so special.

Although there are speculations about the couple dating each other, however, none of them has confirmed their dating life in front of the media. David will surely open about his partner as soon as he makes one. Until now, Castañeda is free of controversies.

David Castañeda Height

The Umbrella Academy star, David Castañeda stands at the height of 5 feet 11¼ inches (1.81 m).

David Castañeda Net Worth: Source of Income & Earnings

David Castañeda has not only grabbed fame but also has gathered a huge fortune. He is active in the entertainment industry since the year 2009 and has appeared in a bunch of films and TV series.

David Castañeda is a car lover
David Castañeda is living a lavish lifestyle
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According to authorized sources, he has maintained a net worth of $1 Million. He will surely add more money to his bank account with his upcoming works. At present, he is spending a lavish lifestyle.

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