Thanks to his unique acting skills, Moises Arias is one of the most sought-after young actors in Hollywood. The humorous and cool actor is famous for playing Rico in the Disney Channel series, Hannah Montana. That’s not all, he has been on other works that earned him the admiration of the public. He played the role of Biaggio in the flick The Kings of Summer and appeared as a guest in two Disney channel related shows – Wizards of Waverly Place and The Suite Life of Zack & Cody. Moises also lent his voice for the animated film, Astro Boy. Read on for more interesting facts about him including what we know he is up to currently.
Moises Arias’ Age and Background Details
Moises Arias was born on the 18th of April 1994, in New York City to Mónica and César Arias. He is of mixed ethnicity (Colombian and American) but a citizen of the United States of America. Before Moises started his acting career, he was a student of Dixie Canyon Elementary School. Though there isn’t much information concerning other schools he might have attended, he did graduate from a Modeling and Acting School in Atlanta, Georgia, popularly known as Barbizon.
Moises Arias first participated in a TV show titled Everybody Hates Chris, followed by The Suite Life of Zacks & Cody, then later, Wizards of Waverly Place; these were all in 2005. That same year, he landed a voice role where he played Olly in the series Dive Olly Dive. He was then cast as Rico Suave, a recurring character in Disney Channel’s Hannah Montana in 2006. In the year 2007, he featured alongside the Jonas Brothers in the music video, SOS.
2009 saw him participate in Beethoven’s Big Break. He also acted in Dadnapped, a Disney channel original movie and also starred in Hannah Montana: The Movie. He would later be cast in the movie, We the Party.
Moises Arias has a younger brother named Mateo Arias who is an actor too. Mateo is well known for the role of Jerry on the Disney series Kickin’ It, and also for his voice role as Antonio Perez in the 2013 animated film, Despicable Me 2. Mateo was born on October 31, 1995, in New York and was raised to speak both English and Spanish.
He had his first acting role in the 2005 family comedy, Yours, Mine, and Ours at the age of 10 as a minor cast. He also guest-starred on Drake & Josh, Cold Case, and played the role of Andre in the Disney Channel Original Movie, Dadnapped in 2009. Mateo and actor/rapper, Jaden Smith are close friends. In 2017, he also played the role of Phil in the comedy flick Little Bitches, and then went on that same year to appear in the movie Pitch Perfect 3.
Moises Arias and Mateo Arias directed several YouTube videos with the name Moiswashere. In 2009, they both agreed to produce a movie called Motocross Madness.
Is He Gay?
Moises Arias has been rumored to be a gay man just like a good number of top entertainers in Hollywood. He’s, however, straight. In 2011, Moises was involved with Cassidy Sawchuk but this was just for a short period. In 2014, it was rumored that he was in a relationship with the youngest daughter of Will Smith, Willow Smith due to a photo post he made on his Instagram page which showed himself and willow in bed. However, this was never confirmed by either party.
Moises Arias Height and Weight
This actor is not so tall, with a height of 5 feet 1 inch (1.55 m), he has a lanky body weight of 60 kg (132 lb). That notwithstanding, his talents speak greatly for him and hardly would anyone assert that he isn’t cute. Other features of his include small brown eyes, dark brown hair, chest measuring 36 inches, biceps measuring 13 inches, and a waist that measures 31 inches.
Where Is He Now?
Moises Arias continues to steal hearts and has since built a large fan base with both the young and the old as he is more mature than when he began acting. More so, he is very active on his social media pages and as such, has grown quite an impressive following online.
Being that he got famous with the roles he played in films and television series as a kid, a lot of people don’t recognize him as an adult. The actor is very much still in the film industry with one of his most recent work being Five Feet Apart (to be released in 2019) where he acted as Poe.