Carlos Roberto PenaVega
August 15, 1989
Actor, Singer
Years active
Known for
Big Time Rush
Alexa PenaVega (2014-present)

Carlos Roberto PenaVega (born Carlos Roberto Pena, Jr.) is an American actor and singer. He portrays Kenickie Murdoch in Grease: Live.


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Carlos PenaVega shot to fame and cult status after starring on the highly successful cable musical comedy Big Time Rush as Carlos Garcia. He also was featured in the live stage show, which toured globally. He starred as Oscar Vasquez in feature film Spare Parts, alongside George Lopez and Marisa Tomei. Most recently, he competed on Season 21 of Dancing with the Stars. In 2014, PenaVega starred in the competition series Webheads, executive-produced by Ryan Seacrest. On film, he recently starred alongside Kate Bosworth, Juno Temple, Kay Panabaker and Kyle Gallner in the indie drama Little Birds. Having studied musical theater at the Boston Conservatory, PenaVega recently released his first solo single in Spanish, Electrico, which charted in the Top 10 on the Latin iTunes songs charts.

He currently resides in Los Angeles.

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