Yon Gonzalez: Career, Girlfriends & Net Worth

A cinema fraternity is such a sector where the competition is high, and every actor/co-actor is hustling to get a significant breakthrough.

Overcoming such adversity, Yon Gonzalez Luna achieved immediate success in the initial stage of his career.

Furthermore, he then continued the good track record for more than a decade and has been able to cement his authority in the Spanish cinema industry.

Apart from being an actor, he excelled in modeling, garnering an appreciable amount of praise worldwide, and has never looked back since.

Yon Gonzalez Luna
Yon Gonzalez Luna

Apart from being an actor, he excelled in modeling, garnering an appreciable amount of praise worldwide, and has never looked back since.

In the article, you will find detailed information about Yon Gonzalez Luna.

Quick Facts

Full Name Yon Gonzalez Luna
Birth Date May 20, 1986
Birth Place Spain
Nick Name Yon
Religion Not Available
Nationality Spanish
Ethnicity Hispanic
Education Baccalaureate
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Father’s Name Unknown
Mother’s Name Unknown
Siblings Yes (Aitor Gonzalez Luna)
Age 36 Years Old
Height 5’10½″ (179 cm)
Weight 72 kgs
Shoe Size Unknown
Sexual Orientation Straight
Build Athletic
Hair Color Dark brown
Eye Color Dark brown
Body Measurement Unknown
Marital Status Single
Girlfriend No
Children No
Profession Actor and Model
Manager Paloma Juanes Management
Net Worth $1 million
Social Media Instagram
Last Update May, 2022

Who is Yon Gonzalez?

Yon Gonzalez is a versatile Spanish actor and an aspiring model who came into the limelight for his portrayal as Ivan Noiret Leon in the Antenna-3 thriller drama series El internado, better known as “The Boarding School” (2007-2010), as well as for his starring in the television series Gran Hotel (English: Grand Hotel) as Julio Olmedo and also as Francisco Gomez in the Netflix series Las chicas del cable (Cable Girls) that aired from 2017 to 2020.

Moreover, he has worked on several other projects throughout his career.

Yon Gonzalez
Yon Gonzalez picture

Yon Gonzalez’s Family and Early Life

Yon Gonzalez Luna was born on the 20th May 1986, in Bergara, Gipuzkoa, Basque Country, Spain, and is currently residing in Madrid, Spain.

Surprisingly, his parents’ information has not been mentioned anywhere; however, through his name, it is evident that the paternal family name is Gonzalez and the maternal family name is Luna.

He has an older brother, Aitor Gonzalez Luna, and a cousin, Manu Gomez. His brother, Aitor, is also an actor best known for his performance in “Los hombres de Paco” (Paco’s Men) as Gonzalo Montoya.

Yon Gonzalez (Right) and his brother Aitor Luna (Left)
Yon Gonzalez (Right) and his brother Aitor Luna (Left)

Yon Gonzalez grew up speaking Basque and Spanish. He is also partly fluent in English and is consistently working on improvement. He was studying Baccalaureate in Mondragon before he decided to move to Madrid to fulfill his dream of being an actor.

Yon Gonzalez’s Acting Career

Yon Gonzalez has made appearances in numerous TV shows, short films, and films during his career. It has been 14 years since he started his career as an actor with his first TV show appearance on the romantic comedy-drama series “SMS, Sin miedo a sonar” (2006-2007). After the completion of this series, in 2007, he was offered a lead role of Ivan Noiret Leon in a thriller-drama series “El internado” created by Globomedia.

The award-winning series “El internado” aired from 2007-2010 starring Yon Gonzalez with other co-stars Martino Rivas, Raul Fernandez de Pablo. Marta Torne and Natalia Milan set up a strong foundation and proved to be a significant boost in his acting career.

His performance as Ivan Noiret Leon succeeded in bagging the Best New Actor award, provided by the Association of Latin Entertainment Critics Awards in 2010.

Alongside the “El internado,” he worked in three short films in the year 2008: “El forjador de historias” (The Storymaker), “Amores imposibles” (Impossible Loves), and “Identidad” (Identity).

The year 2009 was fruitful as Yon Gonzalez made his theatrical film debut in the comedy-drama film “Sex, Party, and Lies” as Nico and also received La FILA Festival of Short Films award for his role of Adrian in “Munecos de latex” (Latex Puppets) in the Best Male Performance category. Further, in 2010, he was cast as Constantine II of Greece in a TV mini-series, Sofia.

In 2011 alone, he featured in numerous projects that include the TV series “Gran reserva” (Great Reserve) starring his brother Aitor Luna, the short film “Desconocierto” (Unknown Truth), and TV-series “Gran hotel” (Grand Hotel). Gran hotel earned him a couple of awards, one from the Fotogramas de Plata for Best Television Actor and the other from the Neox Fan Awards for the Best kiss of the year with female co-actor Amaia Salamanca.

Yon Gonzalez attends the Fotogramas Awards on March 12, 2012 in Madrid, Spain
Yon Gonzalez attends the Fotogramas Awards on March 12, 2012, in Madrid, Spain

In the mid-2010s, Yon Gonzalez had made appearances in the drama series “Bajo sospecha” (Under Suspicion) and “Perdiendo el Norte” (Off Course). The year after the completion of Under Suspicion, it was rumored that he would represent Arnau Estanyol, the protagonist character of the new series of Antenna-3, but some days after, it was confirmed that his brother Aitor Luna would play the role.

Later in 2017, he joined the crew of “Las chica del cable,” known as The Cable Girls for the role of Francisco Gomez. It starred Ana Fernandez, Maggie Civantos, Nadiade Santiago, and Blanca Suarez in major roles alongside Yon Gonzalez. This series was produced by Netflix, consisting of 5 seasons (42 episodes) in total, and gained immense popularity worldwide. Recently in 2020, he featured in the drama movie “Death Knell” directed by Imanol Rayo under Netflix Studios production.

Yon Gonzalez rocking the mustache look for TV series The Cable Girls (Season 5)
Yon Gonzalez rocking the mustache look for TV series The Cable Girls (Season 5)

Yon Gonzalez’s Modeling Career

Gonzalez has been able to successfully manage his acting and modeling career simultaneously since his early days. In 2007, he made his debut runway appearance as he walked the ramp for designer David Delfin at the Cibeles Madrid Fashion Week.

His feature on the cover of numerous high-end magazines such as Vanity Fair, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, Garcia Madrid, Instyle Spain, and GQ Spain to date speaks volumes about his modeling career. On top of that, back in 2011, he was listed as the 6th sexiest Spanish actor by the famous 20 minutous magazine.

Yon Gonzalez featuring with Blanca Suarez in InStyle magazine
Yon Gonzalez featuring with Blanca Suarez in InStyle magazine

Brand Endorsements

To this date, Yon Gonzalez has either endorsed or promoted several famous brands like Coca-Cola, Royal Bliss, Corona, New Balance, and Adidas. In 2020, he has recently been involved in a paid partnership with Dolce Gabbana man perfume and is actively promoting it on his Instagram handle.

Yon Gonzalez Net Worth, Body Features and Appearance

Yon Gonzalez has featured in plenty of TV shows, films, and endorsements throughout his career and is linked with several other future projects resulting in the addition of a considerable amount to his wealth. His net worth in the year 2020 is estimated to be around $ 1 million.

Talking about his appearance, he is a stunning looking man with sharp facial features, a dimpled smile, dark brown hair, and dark brown eyes. He stands 5’10½″ tall and weighs 72 kgs approx-179 lbs with an athletic and toned body.

As he always remains in good shape, it can be easily assumed that he takes proper care of his body and is a frequent gym visitor. In addition to his acting skills, his good looks have made him the heartthrob of many people around the world.

Yon Gonzalez Dating, Girlfriends

Despite being a popular figure, Yon Gonzalez prefers to remain low-key, which has made the job to get information about his personal life even more difficult. However, through detailed research, we have come up with some vital information. Currently single, Yon Gonzalez has been known for high-profile relationships in the past.

From 2008 to 2009, Yon Gonzalez was in a relationship with Natalia, and they had been photographed together many times. In 2013, he was involved in a brief romance with a woman named Maria Leon. The next year, he was in a relationship with Alicia Sanz.

In 2015, while working together in the TV series “Under Suspicion,” he dated his co-star Blanca Romero. However, the relationship could not last long and took an ugly turn as the nasty conflict between the two resulted in Blanca Romero getting dismissed from the TV show.

Spanish actor Yon Gonzalez and actress Blanca Romero (his ex-girlfriend)
Spanish actor Yon Gonzalez and actress Blanca Romero (his ex-girlfriend)

After meeting in the sets of “The Cable Girls,” Yon Gonzalez and Angela Cremonte were together for a year.

He hasn’t been successful in his love life as much as he has been in his acting and modeling career. It has been lows and highs in the case of a relationship. But let’s hope 2021 be a fortunate year for him, and he will have a better half by his side with whom he could spend the life.

Yon’s Role Models, Hobbies, Music Preference

Yon Gonzalez cites his brother Aitor Luna as his greatest role model. He also considers Juan Diego Ruiz Moreno: a Spanish actor, Jordi Molla: a Spanish actor, artist, writer, and filmmaker, and Luis Tosar: one of the most versatile and recognizable actors in Spain, as his role models.

Yon Gonzalez likes outdoor activities like surfing and biking. Whenever he gets a chance, he makes sure to go to the beach. And when he can’t, he spends time playing video games. His favorite video game is Metal Gear.

Yon Gonzalez in surfing mood
Yon Gonzalez in surfing mood

Yon loves to listen to chill-out music, Spanish music like Serrat or Sabina. He also likes the music of Pereza and Tarifa Grove.

Yon Gonzalez’s Social Media Handles

Surprisingly, he is only active on Instagram regardless of other platforms like Twitter and Facebook. His Instagram handle has 1.4 million followers to date. He has followed only one person on Instagram, who is his brother Aitor Luna.

There is a dedicated fan page of Yon Gonzalez on Facebook called “Yon Gonzalez World Fans” with around 1,62,000 followers. Even by the same name, a website is also present. Also, in Yon Gonzalez’s Instagram profile, there is a web address www.palomajuanes.com, leading to the Paloma Juanes Management website that manages Yon Gonzalez and several other famous actors.

Yon’s Upcoming Project

A first season of the drama series Los herederos de la tierra (The Heirs of the Earth) is set to release in 2021 under Netflix production. It is based on the novel by Ildefonso Falcones and is the sequel to Le catedral del mar (The Cathedral of the Sea).

Social Cause

In 2007, Yon Gonzalez voiced in support of the charity organization ONG Childhood Without Limits Foundation with other notable Spanish actors Martino Rivas and Marta Torne.

A 34 years old Yon Gonzalez believes that he still has so much left to give to the Spanish Cinema Industry and looks forward to excelling in his career. He thinks that Spain has been up to the mark with the TV shows, but the Spanish Cinema requires a bit of effort, upliftment, and investment.

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