Starting from a young age, Manu Rios always had a knack for captivating and entertaining other people. He started uploading videos to YouTube at the age of nine and a few years later he became one of the most influential social media stars in his native country of Spain. He’s always been passionate about music and dance, but despite his amazing popularity, there seems to be no limit to what this multi-talented star can do as he literally has the world at his feet. From music to photography, singing, dancing and acting, this guy has it all. While his music career is still in its infancy, his modeling career is thriving and he has his eyes on Hollywood as well.
Manu Rio’s bio
This multi-talented internet star was born in Manuel Rios on December 17, 1998. He was born in the city of Ciudad Real in central Spain. Virtually every member of his family has musical talents, so it’s fair to say the apple didn’t fall far from his tree.
His father is Manoli Rios and his mother JulianRios worked as a hairdresser. Growing up, his mother’s clients usually formed an audience for his singing and dancing performances. From a young age he received singing and ballet training and learned to play the guitar. Manu Rios grew up alongside an older brother named Josemy.
Shortly after his previous music videos hit the internet, Manu Rios caught the attention of the production team of the regional television show Cantando en Familia He was introduced on the show, followed by appearances on several other TV shows. The talented youngster on the music game show Tú sí que vales where he reached the semifinals and equally competed in the reality talent contest Cántame cómo pasó
In late 2010, 11-year-old Rios landed his first leading actor role in a theatrical production of the musical Los Miserables: El Musical at the Lope de Vega Theater (Teatro Lope de Vega) in Madrid, Spain.
The multi-talented star also works with various music producers with the aim of creating his own songs. He has performed covers of several popular songs and has been dubbed the Spanish Justin Beiber, although he has yet to release his first single.
Interesting facts about the Spanish actor
1. Social Media Presence
It is known that Manu Rios first ventured into show businessthrough his self-titled YouTube channel created in September 2009. This star has indeed come a very long way since uploading his homemade amateur music videos. He has now accumulated up to 1.2 million YouTube subscribers and well over 34 million cumulative views.
However, his greatest success is on Instagram, where he has as many as 4.2 million followers. These amazing numbers aren’t just for documentation, they’re a veritable gold mine for the Spanish-born star. Manu has been described in some circles as the influencer of influencers.
Due to his love of photography, Rios originally only joined Instagram to share his pictures with his friends. His burgeoning internet profile has brought him to the attention of several respected modeling agencies and he was eventually signed to the renowned international agency Next Models.
2. Manu Rios’ influences
Rios is fluent in Spanish and English and he would like to learn the Japanese language and culture one day.
Just as he has millions of people around the world who are in awe of him, Manu Rios also has several other celebrities that he adores. One of those notable names is New Zealand singer-songwriter Lorde. He has other musical influences like Frank Ocean, LANY and Lana Del Rey.
3. Height and body measurements
Manu Rios’ talents are unquestionable. However, it is interesting to note that he is just as good looking as he is. Born in Spain, the piece stands at a height of 180 cm. He has a chest measurement of 90 cm and a waist measurement of 76 cm. He has short brown hair and his eyes are green.