José Eduardo Verástegui Córdoba was born in Mante, Tamaulipas, México on May 21, 1974 and was raised as a devout Roman Catholic. He moved to Mexico City to pursue modeling, landing work with Calvin Klein among others.
Soon after, in 1994, he shot to fame as a member of the Mexican pop group, Kairo. In 1997, Eduardo Verástegui began acting in Mexican telenovelas produced by Televisa.
In 2001 Eduardo Verástegui moved to Miami and signed a recording contract as a solo artist with Universal Music Latino and recorded his first self-titled album. In the same year he appeared in the Jennifer Lopez music video “Ain't It Funny”. Two years later, in 2003, Eduardo Verástegui was chosen as the lead character in the Latin comedy “Chasing Papi”, alongside Jaci Velasquez, Sofia Vergara, and Rosel
yn Sanchez. The film grossed $12 million around the world.
Before filming commenced on “Chasing Papi” Eduardo Verástegui took voice-coaching lessons to improve his English pronunciation. The coach was a committed Catholic, and in the course of their conversations Eduardo Verástegui re-discovered his faith and resolved to change his lifestyle.
He didn’t take roles in movies which conflicted with his beliefs and co-founded the production company Metanoia ,the Greek word for 'conversion'. The company's first film “Bella”, which starred Eduardo Verástegui was released in 2006 and also won the People's Choice award at the 2007 Toronto Film Festival.
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Eduardo Verástegui is a Mexican model, singer, and actor.
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Eduardo Verástegui was voted among the 50 “hottest” Hispanics by People en Español magazine.
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