Itzan Escamilla Wiki Bio
Itzan Escamilla was born in Madrid, Spain, on 31 October 1997 – his zodiac sign is Scorpio and he holds Spanish nationality. He is an actor who might be known best for his portrayal of the lead character Samuel Garcia Dominguez in Netflix’s thriller crime series “Elite”, created by Dario Madrona and Carlos Montero, and which also stars Miguel Bernardeau and Aron Piper. It follows three teenagers from middle-class families who enroll at an exclusive private school attended by rich kids, where the clash between them eventually leads to the death of a student. The series has been airing since 2018, and has been nominated for three awards.
Childhood and education
Itzan was raised in Madrid, but hasn’t spoken about his parents as he prefers to keep the details of his private life to himself. It’s widely believed that he is an only child, as he hasn’t mentioned having any siblings.
Itzan became interested in acting while attending high school, as he was encouraged by his friends and family to test his acting skills at the school’s drama club, appearing in a couple of school plays and being praised for his performances. Itzan was also physically active as he played soccer for the school’s team. Upon matriculating in 2015, he chose not to pursue a college degree, but to focus on his acting career.
Roles in TV series
Itzan made his debut TV series appearance in 2016, portraying Gorrilla in a single episode of the romantic adventure drama “Seis Hermanas” (“Six Sisters”), which starred Maria Castro, Cellia Freijeiro and Mariona Tena, and follows sisters who have to take on their father’s factory after his death in 1913. The same year saw Itzan appear in a single episode of the drama “Centro Medico”.
He gained recognition after cast as Juan, a supporting character in the action adventure thriller “Victor Ros”, which starred Carles Francino, Tomas del Estal and Paco Tous; it follows a former outlaw who becomes one of the best police detectives in Madrid.
In 2017, Itzan played Gonzalo in two episodes of the historical adventure drama “El Final del Camino”, which was very popular in Spain even though it aired only eight episodes. The same year saw him guest star as Simon Bolivar in the episode “Tiempo de Ilustrados” of the adventure fantasy comedy “The Ministry of Time”, which starred Cayetana Guillen Cuervo, Juan Gea and Francesa Pinon in the series which follows three people from the 16th, 19th and 21th centuries, who join forces to time travel and stop people who are trying to change the course of Spanish history. The series was a hit, winning 25 awards while it was nominated for 29 others.
Itzan next appeared in three episodes of the critically acclaimed drama “Cable Girls”, while one his most recent roles in a TV series has been in the animated action fantasy “The Idhun Chronicles”, in which he voiced the main character Jack, his debut voicing performance. The series follows the necromancer Ashran who has taken over the rule the world with his winged snakes after the three moons and three suns aligned over Idhun.
Roles in movies
Itzan has appeared in only a single movie so far. In 2019, he was cast to portray Sergio, one of the lead characters in the drama “Planeta 5000”, written and directed by Carlos Val, and which also starred Kimberley Tell and Crispulo Cabezas.
It follows Sergio who is dreaming about joining a dangerous cult, and Iris who is dreaming about escaping it. The movie won two Premios Simon Awards for Best Feature Film and Best Sound.
Itzan has also appeared in one theatre play: “Los Universos Paralelos” (“Parallel Universes”) in 2017.
Social media presence
Itzan is a huge Instagram star as he’s followed by more than seven million fans, but has only uploaded 12 pictures, most of which have been taken during his everyday life. He opened his Twitter account in August 2020, but instantly abandoned it, which is why he’s followed by only around 10 people. Itzan’s Facebook page is followed by more than 60,000 fans, and although he has launched his TikTok account, he has only uploaded a single video onto it, thus its small number of around 50 followers and likes.
Love life and dating. Is he gay?
Itzan is very secretive when it comes to his love life, and hasn’t mentioned any girls or boys he might have dated, however, he’s uploaded several pictures (no longer available) featuring Ester Exposito, an actress who starred alongside him in “Elite”. One of these pictures showed Itzan trying to kiss Ester, and so people came to the conclusion that the two were dating, however, this hasn’t been confirmed, and neither Itzan nor Ester have commented on the rumors.
Itzan also uploaded a picture on Instagram which featured him kissing a mysterious boy on the cheek (also since deleted).
Many of his fans instantly believed him to be gay, while others claimed that this was a publicity stunt, and that Itzan is straight.
As Itzan hasn’t commented on anyone he might be dating today, nor on his sexual orientation, he is single as of January 2021, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Itzan likes to show off his muscular, body which he has thanks to several training sessions at the gym every week. He mostly exercises with weights, and some have claimed that Itzan has helped them by offering workout advice and tips on Instagram.
He likes to attend parties, and drink alcohol.
Itzan is keen on travelling, and has been to many European countries such as Germany, England and Croatia, and has also been to the US a couple of times, staying in states such as New York, Florida and California.
In his spare time, he enjoys watching Hollywood movies starring his favorite actors Robert De Niro, Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks, such as “Taxi Driver”, “Shutter Island” and “Inception”.
Age, height and net worth
Itzan’s age is 23. He has short brown hair and brown eyes, his height is 5ft 9ins (1.74m) and he weighs around 160lbs (72kgs).
As of January 2021, his net worth has been estimated at over $100,000.