Born in Venezuela, Juan Pablo was exposed to latin music from an early age. Being part of a salsa band inspired him to venture into an artistic career and move to the US for studies. He lived in Boston, New York and Los Angeles and while in NY he trained at The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. Afterwards he moved back to Venezuela to star in the television series Que El Cielo Me Explique and afterwards moved to England to train at Drama Centre London. While in the UK he has appeared in TV series including Coronation Street (ITV), The Coroner (BBC) and The Royals (E! Entertainment TV) and is currently playing Diego, a regular character in Hollyoaks . He is fluent in both English and Spanish, with conversational French.