A “Menudo” member who blew the people with his album "Dreams Don't Become Reality While Sleeping," Carlito Olivero is an American singer and actor. Born by his birth name Carlos Emmanuel Olivero finished third on the prestigious stage of X-factor was mentored by Mexican singer Paulina Rubio. The survivor in his life as he battled the low time in his career is now flying high and making the name of his own.
Career And Professional Life
Carlito knew he had to be a singer ever since his parents bought him Karaoke machine he began participating in music competition when he was just aged 4.
In 2007, Carlito took part in MTV series “Making Menudo” where Ricky Martin and Draco Rosa among many celebrities to rotate around the band. The singer made to the band where they released “Lost” and “More than Words” before being disbanded in 2009.
After disbandment, the singer relocated himself to Los Angeles to make an impact in singing and acting career. He appeared in small role in TNT series “Rizzoli and Isles” and also as Teddy in season 6 of “Modern Family.”
In 2012, he got his big breakthrough as he played a lead role in “We the Party” by Mario Van Peebles. After that in 2013 he auditioned for X-factor and finished third under the guidance of Paulina Rubio, this feat came when the singer was in desperate need of a sign, before which he worked as a server in a coffee shop.
In 2015, he was cast of successful Hulu Original Series, East Los High. After his first solo release with 2015 with “Dreams Don't Become Reality While Sleeping” rocked the audience with his V2 released in mid-2017.
Net Worth Of Carlito Olivero
The 29-year-old actor is still working to resurrect his career and his net worth reaches around $600,000 ever since his X-factor stint.
He made significant earnings from his character portrayal of Eddie Ramirez in the 2013 teen web series, "East Los High." Apart from his television shows and web series, Carlito starred in the 2018 American horror movie titled "Bad Samaritan." He essayed the role of Derek Sandoval in the film that made a box office collection of $4.3 million.
As of now, the actor is prepping for his recurring character of Davis Jimenez in the second season of "Step Up: High Water" (2018). Carlito shared a social media upload with his Step Up co-stars that include, Marcus Emanuel Mitchell, Terrence Green, Jade Chynoweth, Petrice Jones, Kendra "K.O" Oyesanya and Eric Graise.
Carlito Oliver (extreme left) with his Step Up: High Water castmates on 10 October 2018 (Photo: Instagram)
Carlito is more than excited for the second installment of the drama series. He even questioned his Instagram followers on 1 October 2018 about their excitement.
Is Carlito Dating? Or Is He Gay?
Carlito who adores Selena covered her song “Dreaming of You” on X-factor, hasn’t revealed his girlfriend in any platform and people are questioning his sexual orientation.
But in an interview, he indicated that he is not gay by saying I like girls with attitude, a girl who can fight me. So it can be interpreted that he is open to dating and having a girlfriend who is crazy as he likes it that way.
Recently, the Latin singer tweeted that “love me better than my ex can” which can be described as just a quote or he was in a serious relationship before. Other than this, he has maintained a boundary where his partner is confined.
Carlito who is bilingual can sing in English and Espanol, practices Latin culture and said that it’s important to him and it’s a way of giving back to your lifestyle when asked about his bilingual performance.
Carlos Emmanuel Olivero was born with the birth name Carlos Emmanuel Olivero on 16 July 1989, in Chicago. His parents belong to the different territory as his father is the Puerto Rican origin and his mother a Mexican, so he possesses mixed ethnicity.
Both his parents are break dancer which explains the killer moves of him in his performances. The singer stands a tall height and is working out in the gym and maintaining his diet for six packs ab.
The one thing that we get from his life is that life throws stones at you and it's up to us what to do with that. People can throw back the rocks from where they came or build a castle with it. Carlito belongs to the latter category and inspires us to follow our dreams.