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Carlos Ponce

Puerto Rican Actor, Singer, Composer and Television Personality; Known for Role in "Spy" & "Devious Maids"

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 Carlos Ponce Biography

Ponce was born Carlos Ponce Freyre in Santurce, Puerto Rico. His parents, Carlos Ponce, Sr. and Esther Freyre, emigrated from Cuba after the Cuban Revolution led by Fidel Castro. After his birth, the family moved to Humacao, where Ponce was raised. As a child, he actively participated in his school's plays and at home he would often put on a show for the family where he would sing the latest tunes. "Carlitos", as he is known in Puerto Rico, started to appear in television commercials at the age of six. He attended high school in Humacao and was a member of the school's drama club.

In 1986, the Ponce family moved to Miami, Florida and Ponce continued to participate in his school's productions. He was named the best student actor of the southern region of the United States.

In 1990, Ponce participated in the Southeastern Theatre Conference and competed for the chance to win a scholarship. He won and enrolled in the New World School of the Arts conservatory. However, the Spanish-language television station Univision offered Ponce the opportunity to host a show called "Hablando." This was his first serious television debut and after his debut he gave up his university studies.

After the show came to its end, Ponce went to Mexico to visit a friend. While there he visited the Televisa television station. The talent director of the station met Ponce and offered Ponce his first role in a soap opera:"Guadalupe." He participated in another soap opera for Televisa, "Sentimientos Ajenos," in which he played the main character. Ponce also sang the theme song for the production. He received the "Actor Revelation of 1997 Award" by Eres magazine and named "Best Actor" by TV y Novelas magazine.

In between productions, Ponce returned to Miami and Univision hired him as the host of a new show, "Control." He hosted the show for three years and won an "ACE Award".

In 2003, Ponce joined "Entertainment Tonight" as a correspondent. He also hosted An Entertainment Tonight Event — "Celebrity Weddings Unveiled," a CBS primetime special. Ponce hosted the 2006 Miss Universe pageant in Los Angeles, with Shandi Finnessey, Nancy O'Dell and Carson Kressley. In 2007, he starred in the Telemundo NBC Universal telenovela "Dame Chocolate." Ponce also starred in "Perro Amor" in 2010 on the same network. In 2012, Ponce began hosting the hit Puerto Rican singing competition for kids on Wapa Television called "Idol Kids Puerto Rico."

In 2013, Ponce appeared on Telemundo's "Santa Diabla" as Humberto Cano. In 2014, he was cast as Felix on ABC's "Cristela." The same year, he voiced a character on "The Pirate Fairy." In 2015, he played Matthew Wright on Paul Feig's "Spy." In 2016, he was been cast on "Devious Maids" to play the role of Ben.

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Carlos Ponce

Puerto Rican Actor, Singer, Composer and Television Personality; Known for Role in "Spy" & "Devious Maids"

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Carlos Ponce Biography

Ponce was born Carlos Ponce Freyre in Santurce, Puerto Rico. His parents, Carlos Ponce, Sr. and Esther Freyre, emigrated from Cuba after the Cuban Revolution led by Fidel Castro. After his birth, the family moved to Humacao, where Ponce was raised. As a child, he actively participated in his school's plays and at home he would often put on a show for the family where he would sing the latest tunes. "Carlitos", as he is known in Puerto Rico, started to appear in television commercials at the age of six. He attended high school in Humacao and was a member of the school's drama club.

In 1986, the Ponce family moved to Miami, Florida and Ponce continued to participate in his school's productions. He was named the best student actor of the southern region of the United States.

In 1990, Ponce participated in the Southeastern Theatre Conference and competed for the chance to win a scholarship. He won and enrolled in the New World School of the Arts conservatory. However, the Spanish-language television station Univision offered Ponce the opportunity to host a show called "Hablando." This was his first serious television debut and after his debut he gave up his university studies.

After the show came to its end, Ponce went to Mexico to visit a friend. While there he visited the Televisa television station. The talent director of the station met Ponce and offered Ponce his first role in a soap opera:"Guadalupe." He participated in another soap opera for Televisa, "Sentimientos Ajenos," in which he played the main character. Ponce also sang the theme song for the production. He received the "Actor Revelation of 1997 Award" by Eres magazine and named "Best Actor" by TV y Novelas magazine.

In between productions, Ponce returned to Miami and Univision hired him as the host of a new show, "Control." He hosted the show for three years and won an "ACE Award".

In 2003, Ponce joined "Entertainment Tonight" as a correspondent. He also hosted An Entertainment Tonight Event — "Celebrity Weddings Unveiled," a CBS primetime special. Ponce hosted the 2006 Miss Universe pageant in Los Angeles, with Shandi Finnessey, Nancy O'Dell and Carson Kressley. In 2007, he starred in the Telemundo NBC Universal telenovela "Dame Chocolate." Ponce also starred in "Perro Amor" in 2010 on the same network. In 2012, Ponce began hosting the hit Puerto Rican singing competition for kids on Wapa Television called "Idol Kids Puerto Rico."

In 2013, Ponce appeared on Telemundo's "Santa Diabla" as Humberto Cano. In 2014, he was cast as Felix on ABC's "Cristela." The same year, he voiced a character on "The Pirate Fairy." In 2015, he played Matthew Wright on Paul Feig's "Spy." In 2016, he was been cast on "Devious Maids" to play the role of Ben.

Carlos Ponce Videos

  • My Latino Voice Talks to Carlos Ponce - YouTube
  • Carlos Ponce - Escúchame - YouTube

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  • How to book Carlos Ponce?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Carlos Ponce for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Carlos Ponce, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Carlos Ponce or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Carlos Ponce?

    Booking fees for Carlos Ponce, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Carlos Ponce, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Carlos Ponce?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Carlos Ponce for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Carlos Ponce for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Carlos Ponce or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Carlos Ponce or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Carlos Ponce is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Carlos Ponce for your event is available upon request. Carlos Ponce generally travels from Miami, FL, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Oscar Isaac, Colleen Ballinger (Miranda Sings), Miles Fisher, Cristela Alonzo and Aubrey Plaza. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Carlos Ponce for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Carlos Ponce Speaker Videos

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    Carlos Ponce - Escúchame - YouTube

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