Yon Gonzalez Luna was born in Bergara, Basque Country, Spain, on 20 May 1986 – his zodiac sign is Taurus and he holds Spanish nationality. He is an actor, best known for portraying Ivan Noiret Leon in “The Boarding School” Antena 3 series as well as for playing Julio Olmedo and Espinosa in the “Gran Hotel” TV series.
Early Life and Education
Yon was raised in Bergara alongside his older brother Aitor Gonazlez Luna who is an actor as well, having appeared in movies such as “Sordo” and “El Aviso” in 2018.
The two were born into a middle-class family, with their mother being a housewife and their father a factory worker. They attended a public school in Bergara, then Yon moved to live in Madrid at the age of 18 to work there and hopefully make his way up in the film industry, influenced by Juan Diego, Luis Tosar and Jordi Molla who are all actors and his role models.
Career as an Actor
Yon launched his career as an actor in several theatre plays at the age of 20, then appearing in the “SMS” TV series in 2006 and 2007.
Later in 2007 he attended an audition for the role of Ivan Noiret Leon in “The Boarding School”, winning it and playing Ivan from 2007 to 2010 winning an ACE Award for Best New Actor, and being nominated for a Golden Nymph Award for best actor in a drama series. He was simultaneously shooting for several short films, such as “The Storymaker”, “Impossible Loves”, and “Identity”. In 2009, he portrayed Nico in the “Sex, Parties, and Lies” film, and then appeared in the “Latex Puppets” short film, winning a La FILA Festival of Short Films Award for best male performance.
After “The Boarding School”, he appeared in the “Sofia” miniseries, and “The Whos” TV series before being invited to portray Julio Olmedo in the “Gran Hotel” TV series, appearing in it from 2011 to 2013, and winning a Fotogramas de Plata Award for best television actor. Some of his later appearances have been in the “Under Suspicion” TV series in 2014, the “Off Course” film in 2015, and “The Cable Girls” TV series in which he has been portraying Francisco since 2017.
(The names of all the movies mentioned above have been translated from Spanish to English).
Yon also modeled for David Delfin at the Cibeles Madrid Fashion Week in 2007, and was featured on cover pages of numerous magazines, with some of the most popular among them being “Vanity Fair”, “Glamour”, and “Cosmopolitan”. In 2011, the “20 minutos” free newspaper ranked Yon #6 on their “Sexiest Spanish Actors” list.
Love Life and Relationships
In 2008, Yon met Natalia, a Spanish model and Instagram star, and the two dated for a year before splitting in 2009. He spent the next six years single before meeting a mysterious girl whom he dated for two years.
The two split in 2017 and in the same year he met Angela Cremonte, a Spanish actress, on the set of the “Cable Girls”. The two began dating not long after meeting for the first time and although it is believed that they are still together, some sources say that the two split sometime in 2019.
Angela was born in Madrid, Spain on 3 April 1985, her zodiac sign is Aries and she holds Spanish nationality. She attended the Replika Theater Center in Madrid where she studied drama while she also did seven years of rhythmic gymnastics and ballet.
Angela attended Carlos III University of Madrid graduating with a bachelor’s degree in humanities in 2007. She made her debut TV series appearance in an episode of “Rita’s Life” in 2003 and then played Carmen in four episodes of “Sex Issue” in 2007. In 2010, she appeared in 13 episodes of “Paco’s Men” gaining recognition and being invited to portray Paloma Olmedo in “Grand Reserve” in 2010 and Sabina in “Hispania, the Legend”.
The role which made her a famous actress in Spain was of Valeria Prado Padilla in the “Love is Forever” TV series which is a continuation of the “Amar” TV series and Angela appeared in 278 episodes in 2013 and 2014. Her latest role has been in “Lies” joining the main cast in 2020 portraying Laura Munar.
Hobbies and Other Interests
Yon is interested in charity work, and was one of the supporters of the ONG Childhood Without Limits Foundation in 2007.
Yon enjoys learning new languages, and apart from Basque and Spanish he can have normal conversations in English but is still improving it. He is a fan of Hollywood movies and actors such as Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Marlon Brando while some of his favorite movies are the “Godfather” trilogy, “12 Angry Men”, and “Meet Me in St. Louis”.
He enjoys listening to jazz and blues music and could have been seen attending many concerts over the years while is also a great dancer and knows how to dance salsa, tango, and bachata while he credits his skills to his Spanish blood. Yon enjoys the attention he receives on his Instagram account, and often uploads pictures taken in nature onto his account, and pictures of his motorcycle which is one of his biggest passions. He enjoys drinking alcohol, especially beer, but knows his limits.
Appearance and Net Worth
Yon Gonzalez is 33 years old. He has short brown hair and a brown beard, brown eyes, is 5ft 10ins (1.79m) tall, and weighs around 167lbs (76kgs). As of early 2020, his net worth is estimated at over $1.5 million.