Who is Miguel Bernardeau?
Miguel Angel Bernardeau Duato was born in Valencia, Spain, on 12 December 1996 – his zodiac sign is Sagittarius, and he holds Spanish nationality. He’s an actor, who’s perhaps known best for his portrayal of Guzman Nunier, one of the main characters in the crime thriller series “Elite”. It was created by Dario Madrona and Carlos Montero, has been airing since 2018, and also stars Itzan Escamilla and Omar Ayuso. The series follows the lives of three students who come from working-class families, and have now enrolled at an exclusive private school. It has been nominated for five awards.
Early life and education
Miguel was raised in Valencia alongside his younger sister Maria Bernardeau Duato, by their father Miguel Angel Bernardeau Maestro, a TV producer, and their mother Ana Duato, who’s a popular Spanish actress, probably still known best for her portrayal of the lead character Mercedes Fernandez Lopez, in the series “Cuentame Como Paso”.
Miguel became interested in acting while attending a local high school, and was encouraged by his parents to pursue an acting career, as they’re in the same industry. He was also into sports during his teenage years, and played soccer for his high school’s team. Upon matriculating in 2014, Miguel moved to the USA and enrolled at Santa Monica College, from which he graduated with his Bachelor of Arts degree 2017.
He has also practiced his acting skills at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, located in Los Angeles, California.
Roles in TV series
Miguel made his debut TV series appearance in 2016, with his portrayal of Alpuente, in the episode “70 Minutos” of the romantic comedy drama “Cuentame”. It starred his mother, Imanol Arias and Pablo Rivero, and the series follows the lives of a family during the final days of the Franquist dictatorship in the early ‘80s.
Miguel gained recognition in 2017, when he was invited to star as Toni in the thriller “Inhibios”, and the following year saw him play the supporting character Isaac, in the comedy “Sabuenos”.
In 2020, he was cast to guest star as Javier Saez in the episode “La Laguna Estigia” of the action crime adventure “Caronte”, and in 2021, Miguel reprised his role as Guzman Nunier, in the short mini-series “Elite Short Stories: Guzman Caye Rebe”, and “Elite Short Stories: Nadia Guzman”.
His most recent TV series role has been his portrayal of the main character in the 2021 drama “Todo Lo Otro”. It also stars Marta Belenguer and Juan Blanco, and follows several adults who are living in Madrid, Spain.
Miguel’s currently shooting for two upcoming TV series: the drama “Playa Negra”, set to be released by the end of 2021, and the historical horror drama “1899”, to be released in 2022.
Roles in movies
Miguel has appeared in only two movies. He made his debut film appearance in 2017 with his portrayal of Dani in the comedy “It’s For Your Own Good”. It was directed by Carlos Theron, starred Javier Camara and Jose Coronado, and follows three brothers-in-law who are trying to make their daughters break-up from their boyfriends. The movie won two of the three awards for which it was nominated.
In 2018, Miguel played Julen, in the crime adventure comedy “Wave of Crimes”, written by Luis Marias, directed by Gracia Querejeta, and which starred Maribel Verdu and Juana Acosta. It follows a mother, who’s trying to protect her son after he’s killed his father.
Miguel’s currently shooting for the upcoming drama “Josefina”, set to be released by the end of 2021.
Miguel could’ve been seen featured in the TV special “Los40 Music Awards 2016”, as well as in 2018 and 2019, and in 2018 he made a guest appearance in an episode of the talk-shows “Gran Hermano VIP”, and “En la Tuya o en la Mia”.
He has also made a guest appearance in the talk-shows “Hollywood Insider” in 2019, and in “¿Sigues ahí?” in 2021.
Awards and nominations
In 2019, Miguel won a Turia Award for Best New Actor.
Love life and girlfriend
Miguel’s more or less open when it comes to talking about his love life, and there are two women whom he has dated that the public knows about.
Back in 2018, he was in a relationship with Danna Paola, a Mexican model, actress and a singer, who’s perhaps known best for her Instagram account, which is today followed by more than 31 million people. The two were together for close to a year, before splitting for unknown reasons.
Since 2019, Miguel has been dating Aitana Ocana Morales, a Spanish singer, who gained recognition in 2017, with her debut single “Lo Malo”. The two could’ve been seen attending most of their red carpet events together, and there are rumors circulating the internet, claiming that they have become engaged, but this haven’t been confirmed.
As of July 2021, Miguel’s dating Aitana Ocana Morales, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Miguel’s very active on Instagram, as he enjoys the attention he’s receiving from his 7.2 million followers. Hes uploaded over 150 pictures, most taken during his everyday life.
He’s physically very active, and has five to six training sessions at the gym each week, as it’s important for his acting career to stay in shape. He has also given his fans advice on both working out and dieting.
Miguel’s a lover of animals, and his pet dog can be seen featured in a couple of his Instagram pictures. His favorite animals are horses.
Summer is his favorite season, as he is a surfer, and Miguel also enjoys scuba diving.
He has his own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Tom Hanks, Tom Cruise and Angelina Jolie, and a couple of his favorite movies are “Saving Private Ryan”, “The Last Samurai” and “Wanted”.
Age, height and net worth
Miguel’s age is 24. He has short brown hair and blue eyes, his height is 5ft 10ins (1.79m) and he weighs around 165lbs (75kgs).
As of July 2021, his net worth has been estimated at over $500,000.