Diego Tinoco: The Full Life Story Of On My Block Actor

Who is Diego Tinoco?

Diego Tinoco is an American actor, model, and social media influencer born in Anaheim, California, on November 25, 1997.

He is famous worldwide for playing the role of Cesar Diaz in the series On My Block, which is one of Netflix’s Series. However, an audience first recognized Diego Tinoco when he made a small appearance in ‘Teen Wolf’ in 2016.

Diego Tinoco Biography
Diego Tinoco Biography

Quick Facts

Full NameDiego Tinoco
BirthdayNovember 25, 1997
Age25 years old
Sun signSagittarius
BirthplaceAnaheim, California, USA
EthnicityMixed Latino
ParentsVictor Hugo Tinoco Calvillo (father)
Aie Tinoco (mother)
Marital statusSingle
Height5 feet 7inches
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorDark Brown
ProfessionActor, Model
Net WorthUSD 1 Million

Interesting Facts

  • Diego is an actor as well as a professional model.
  • He likes to hang out with his friends on the beach in his free time.
  • Diego is also a tattoo freak. He has got many tattoos on his body.
  • Diego is also a skateboarder with much experience.
  • He has his own YouTube channel with many videos of skateboarding and backstage.
  • He has done modeling for so many famous brands and agencies.

Diego Tinoco Birthday

Diego Tinoco was born on November 25, 1997. He was born in Anaheim, California, in the United States of America. Diego is 25 years old as of 2023.

He was born under the sign of Sagittarius. The Sagittarians are optimistic, fair-minded, and honest. They have a large circle of friends and are the best conversationalists.

Height, Weight, and Appearance

The On My Block actor stands 5 feet 7 inches tall. He weighs 165 lbs and has got biceps size of 16 inches.

Diego Tinoco on the front cover of Mood Magazine
Diego Tinoco on the front cover of Mood Magazine

Diego is a very handsome and charming actor with black hair and dark brown eyes. He works out in Gym.


Diego Tinoco’s father’s name is Victor Hugo Tinoco Calvillo. He belongs to Mexico, and His mother’s name is Ale Tinoco. She is from Colombia. Diego has got two brothers as his siblings. One is Luigi Tinoco, and the other’s name is Molly Tinoco.

Nationality and Ethnicity

As we know, his father is from Mexico, his mother is from Columbia, and he is of mixed Ethnicity. However, he holds American nationality and follows Christianity.


Diego Tinoco started his career at a very young age. He joined 321 acting studios just after he had graduated to learn and improve his acting skills. Movie actor and producer Leonardo DiCaprio inspired him.

Cesar Diaz from On My Block
Diego Tinoco in On My Block

Diego then decided to make his career in the acting sector and moved to a bigger city. Finally, after much hard work, he made his debut in the acting industry in a short movie called Drizzle of hope in 2015. After that, in 2016, he got a chance to act on the sixth season of the MTV series Teen Wolf in the role of Mateo, from which he got recognized by an audience.

Later in 2017, he was cast in a movie named Welcome to Valhalla, from which he gained more popularity and appreciation for his acting improvement. After that, in 2018, he got his career breakthrough by getting a chance to play the role of Cesar Diaz in the Netflix series On My Block.

Among his acting credits were 2021’s “R#J,” a modern retelling of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet,” in which he played the role of a character named Tybalt. Currently, the actor is working on two upcoming projects, “Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac” and “Mourning War.”

Diego Tinoco Netflix Series

In 2018, Diego played the role of Cesar Diaz on a Netflix Series called On My Block. This series’ first season was released in March 2018. Its second season was released on March 29, 2019. The third season was released on March 11, 2020, and the series’ fourth season was aired in 2021. This was the show which made Diego most popular.

On My Block casts
On My Block casts when they were young.

This series achieved tremendous success and critical acclaim for its compelling storylines, diverse cast, and outstanding performances. For which the show was awarded the ‘Show Breakout TV Show award.

Diego Tinoco Rumored Girlfriend

Tinoco began to like his co-actress Sierra Capri on the set of On My Block. Despite many rumors about their relationship, they always said they were best friends. They were spotted together at many events.

Diego Tinoco and Siera Capri first met at the Netflix series On My Block audition, where the judges made them kiss each other to see the chemistry between them for a romantic scene. Siera and Diego kissed so passionately that nobody stopped them but waited until they finished kissing.

Diego Tinoco and Sierra Capri
Diego Tinoco and Sierra Capri

In the series, the character of Monse Finnie is played by Sierra Capri as Diego Tinoco’s girlfriend. It may appear that Monse and Cesar are flirting, but they don’t have a real-life romance.

Diego Tinoco Vitiligo

Vitiligo is a skin disease in which the skin loses the pigment cells that cause discolored patches on different body parts. Diego was diagnosed with Vitiligo disease in his teenage. That is why he used to wear long sleeve shirts, baseball caps, and hoodies to hide the patches from the public. 

Social Media

Diego Tinoco Instagram

His Instagram account name is diegotinoco. On Instagram, He has got 2.6 million followers, 261 followings, and 265 posts. On his Instagram page, you can see his lifestyle, images of outings, skateboarding, vacation trips, and professional events.

Diego Tinoco Instagram Photos
Diego Tinoco Instagram Photos

Diego Tinoco Twitter

Diego’s Twitter handle name is @diegotinoco. He has got 150.8k followers as of today. He joined Twitter in March 2018, where he tweeted about his upcoming projects and various events.

Diego Tinoco YouTube

Diego has got a YouTube channel under his name Diego Tinoco. He has 46.2k subscribers on his channel. He has uploaded a total of 9 videos that have got 572430 views in total. Diego Joined YouTube on March 26, 2019.

Diego Tinoco TikTok

The actor also has a TikTok account named diegotinoco. In TikTok, Diego has got 4.7 million followers and has reached 96.5 million likes so far.


Diego’s Facebook account name is @DiegoTinoco. On Facebook, he has got 1.8k followers. His last post on Facebook was on November 24, 2020. He has not posted any posts since then.

Diego Tinoco Net Worth

As we know that he is an actor and social media influencer, Diego has good earnings. Diego Tinoco’s net is approximately USD 1 million.

In addition, different brand endorsements and Sponsorships on social media generate USD 5,300 for Tinoco.

Diego Tinoco now
Diego Tinoco now

Coming to the Netflix series, On My Block, per episode, in the first two seasons, USD 20k was paid to each actor. In Season three, each actor got paid USD 81,250 per episode.


Is Diego Tinoco a Mexican?

No, he is not Mexican; his father was Mexican, and his mother was Columbian. His ethnic background includes Colombian, Mexican, and Ecuadorian.

Is Diego diagnosed with Vitiligo?

Yes, he suffered from a skin disease called Vitiligo in his teenage.

Where does Diego Tinoco live?

He was born in Anaheim, California but lived in Los Angeles. He moved from Anaheim to the big city to pursue his dream of acting,

Does Diego have a girlfriend?

No, Diego Tinoco does not have a girlfriend till now. But his fan joins his name with his co-actress Siera Capri as a rumored girlfriend. 

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