Who is Diego Klein, the actor who plays Mateo in “My secret”

“My secret”, the soap opera that tells the story of Valeria Bernal, who takes on the identity of her friend Natalia Ugarte, whom she believes to be dead, to avoid going to prison for a crime she did not commit, is positioning herself in the public’s preference. The leading role is played by Macarena García.

In the plot, the young woman leaves Spain and returns to Mexico, in the meantime she will accidentally meet Mateo Miranda, a hard-working, honest and straightforward boy. This character is in charge of Diego Klein, who has aroused great interest in the audience; which is why we tell you everything you need to know about him.

It should be noted that when his life and Valeria’s intersect, he will be very shocked. “I didn’t even ask her name. It was as if we had known each other all our lives.”, he tells Hilario, his father. Next, who is this actor who already steals sighs from viewers of Las Estrellas, where it is broadcast from Monday to Friday at 4:30 pm

The moment when Mateo and Valeria meet in “My Secret” (Photo: TelevisaUnivision)

1. PERSONAL DATA OF DIEGO KLEIN

  • Full name: Diego Franco Klein
  • Place of birth: Mexico City
  • Nationality: Mexican
  • Birthday: September 8th
  • Year of birth: 1988
  • Age: 34 years
  • Height: 1.88m
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2. FAMILY

The leading man who conquers the small screen comes from a family of artists: his mother Ivonne Klein is a painter, his father Armando Franco is a novel writer and his sister Tania is a photographer.

The actor next to his sister Tania (Photo: Diego Klein / Instagram)
The actor next to his sister Tania (Photo: Diego Klein / Instagram)

3. HE JOINED A MUSICAL BAND

Diego Klein joined a pop musical band with which he had presentations. From that moment he felt that he liked the world of entertainment.

4. HOW ARE YOU ENCOURAGED BY THE PERFORMANCE?

After feeling very comfortable when he was giving concerts with his group, he realized that his thing was to be in front of the public. “I think the performance came out of curiosity (…). [Tras tener] the opportunity to feel what it was like to be on stage with a shitload of band and I think you intuitively say that the theater will be something similar, right? and I don’t know why I signed up for a course and in the first course I said: ‘I love this!’”he pointed out in an interview with .

He has performed in Spain and Mexico (Photo: Diego Klein / Instagram)
He has performed in Spain and Mexico (Photo: Diego Klein / Instagram)

5. STUDY AT CEA DE TELEVISA

That is how he decided to apply to the Televisa Center for Artistic Education (CEA), where he entered and began to train as an actor.

6. WENT TO LONDON TO TRY LUCK, BUT COULD NOT

He wanted to succeed in Europe and made the decision to travel to London with the intention of learning English. Although he had planned to stay for a year, he returned after three months; this he regarded as a failure.

The actor has gained many followers, thanks to his acting work (Photo: Diego Klein / Instagram)
The actor has gained many followers, thanks to his acting work (Photo: Diego Klein / Instagram)

7. TRAVEL TO SPAIN

Because Diego Klein longed to live abroad, specifically in Europe, he opted for Spain, because of the language. “I went to Madrid for a year to study acting and when I arrived I fell in love with a Basque woman and stayed. I said, ‘I’m not going back until I’m happy.’”indicated to . In that country, she prepares at the Cristina Rota Theater School, from 2013 to 2016.

8. ACTING CAREER

In Spain, he participated in different productions such as “Medical Center”, “Velvet Collection”, “Fugitive”, among others. While in Mexico “Preso No. 1″, “Coda 77″ “¡Qué despadre!”, the remake of “The rich also cry”.

“Just as I don’t realize it,” he wrote in this image (Photo: @estebancalderon / Instagram)

9. WIN BEST ACTOR AWARD

Thanks to his participation in “Prisoner No. 1″, an American political thriller series, where he saw ‘Eye’ come to life, he won in the Best Actor category at the Sicily Independent Film Awards.

10. PARTICIPATES IN A SERIES NEXT TO HIS FATHER

In episode 36 of “The rich also cry”, Diego Klein, who played Santiago Hinojosa, acted alongside his father Armando Franco, who played Don Alberto. Both did several scenes together playing father and son in fiction. They were at a tennis match when his father died suddenly.

When Diego Klein and his father recorded a novel together (Photo: Confessions of celebrities / Instagram)
When Diego Klein and his father recorded a novel together (Photo: Confessions of celebrities / Instagram)

11. WAS DEPORTED

In the same interview with Zero Magazine, Klein said that he was deported when he was in Germany because the officer thought he was going to stay and work in Europe. “He put me on a plane, he deported me. My girlfriend was waiting for me outside the airport and I had the opportunity to experience that injustice.”he stated.

12. LOVE THE TENNIS PLAYER

Tennis is his favorite sport, which he has practiced professionally for several years. In 2021, he was ranked 17th in the world in his category.

One of the things he loves most is tennis (Photo: Diego Klein / Instagram)
One of the things he loves most is tennis (Photo: Diego Klein / Instagram)

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