Diego Calva Wiki, Age, Girlfriend, Height, Family, Career, Net Worth & Biography

Diego Calva


Real NameDiego Calva.
In LimelightBabylon (2022).
Birth DateMarch 16, 1992.
Birth PlaceMexico City, Mexico.
ParentsFather: --
Mother: --
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Love Life
Marital StatusNot married.
Body Measurements
WeightKg: 75.8.
Pounds: 167.1 lbs.
HeightIn feet: 5' 11¾".
In centimeters: 182 cm.
In meters: 1.82 m.
TrainingCentro de Capacitación Cinematográfica.
TelevisionThe Inmate (2018).
Unstoppable (2020).
Narcos: Mexico (2021).
MoviesEl retrete de Elena (2010).
Mighty Boy (2013).
Ficción (2013).
I Promise You Anarchy (2015).
Help Me Make It Through the Night (2017).
Otro muerto (2017).
Laisha (2017).
ColOZio (2020).
Tigres (2020).
Carlota (2021).
Beautiful Losers (2021).
Babylon (2022).
Net worth$967k.

Diego Calva as Manny Torres in Babylon

Meet Actor Diego Calva, Who played Manny Torres in Babylon

Diego Calva Hernández (born on March 16, 1992) is a 30-year-old Mexican actor who has been part of Latin cinema since he was 18. In 2010 he began his journey with a short movie, “El retrete de Elena,” as Assistant Camera.

For 5 years, he worked on minor projects but in 2015, he joined the cast of “I Promise You Anarchy” as Miguel, and his career took off. In 2021 he landed the part of Arturo Bertrán Leyva in the Netflix series “Narcos: Mexico” and received worldwide recognition for his excellent performance.

On December 23, 2022, Diego rose earned attention because he appeared in “Babylon” as Manny Torres, an ambitious American actor, the son of Mexican parents, who will do whatever it takes to break into the world of cinema. In this Damien Chazelle-directed film, Calva got to work with Hollywood stars like Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Olivia Wilde, Tobey Maguire, and Samara Weaving.

According to his IMDB profile, he is currently working on a TV show, “Midnight Family,” which is expected to come out by the end of 2023. He also has in the pipeline two movies, one of which is a short film titled “Sleeping Dogs Lie.”


Diego Calva height and weight

How was Diego Calva’s Childhood?

On March 16, 1992, Diego Calva (age 30) came to the earth after taking birth at his parent’s home in Mexico City, Mexico. According to GQ, the Latin actor is the single child of a philosopher and publisher. He became passionate about acting in his school days and started his struggle to enter the acting world quite early. During his high school days, he did school plays and even performed at a local theatre.

After joining Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica (CCC), one of Mexico’s most prestigious film schools, Calva gained in-depth knowledge of acting/drama. As El Pais wrote, he worked mostly behind the camera for the first few years. He did various jobs like production assistant, mic operator, dresser, etc.


Diego Calva in Narcous Mexico

Diego Calva’s Career Timeline

Calva’s days of struggle got over once he starred in “I Promise You Anarchy.” It was a Julio Hernández Cordón-directed production, the story of which revolved around two skating lover drug mafias. Cal’s flawless performance received recognition at Havana Film Festival, where he received the Best Actor Award.

The following year he landed the role of Luis in acclaimed director José Ramón Chávez’s film “Help Me Make It Through the Night.” Meanwhile, his journey on the small screen also began. He first starred as El Rubio in the Telemundo show “The Inmate,” and a year later landed a part in Diego Martínez Ulanosky’s “Unstoppable.”

In 2020, Hernández auditioned for a Hollywood movie, “Babylon.” He was very nervous during the audition process; he knew about Brad Pitt and Tobey Maguire’s involvement in the project. Despite his nervousness, he did exceptionally well and got picked for the role of Manny Torres.

Working on “Babylon” was a wonderful experience for him for two reasons: first, it was his first Hollywood project; second, the movie was studded with star artists.


Diego Calva with Margot Robbie

Who is Diego Calva’s Girlfriend?

After getting nominated for the 2023 Golden Globe Award, Diego achieved next-level fame. Movie lovers are crazy after him, and most of his fans are girls. Those females are eager to know if their favorite actor is dating someone.

Our team did thorough research, and we learned that Calva does not have a girlfriend, as he is single. Yes, you read right! the “Babylon” actor is not dating anyone currently. You can know more about his personal life by visiting his IG handle (@diegocalva).


Diego Calva Q&A

Ques: Who is Manny Torres in “Babylon”?

Ans: Diego Calva.

Ques: What is Diego Calva’s height?

Ans: 5′ 11¾” (1.82m).

Ques: What is Diego Calva’s nationality?

Ans: Mexican.

Ques: Is Diego Calva married?

Ans: No.