Known for movies

Short Info

Date Of BirthJuly 10, 1966
SpouseBetina Holte
Fact25 February 2015: Wife Betina Holte gave birth to the couple's first child, son Meeka Leon at New York-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital. He weighed a healthy 8 pounds, 4 ounces.

Carlos Leon is a Cuban-American actor and former model. He is best known for his role as Miguel Lopez-Fitzgerald on the NBC daytime soap opera Passions and as the father of Madonna’s daughter, Lourdes Maria Ciccone Leon.

Born in Havana, Cuba, on December 5, 1962, Carlos Leon emigrated to the United States with his family in 1968. He was raised in Miami, Florida, and attended Miami Coral Park Senior High School.

A former model, Carlos Leon made his acting debut in the 1995 film Hackers. He went on to appear in such films as The Big Lebowski (1998), Road Trip (2000), and Old School (2003). From 1999 to 2008, he had a recurring role on the NBC daytime soap opera Passions.

In 1996, Carlos Leon began a relationship with Madonna. The couple had a daughter, Lourdes Maria Ciccone Leon, in October of that year. Madonna and Leon ended their relationship in 1997.

Since his split from Madonna, Carlos Leon has had roles on the television series Ugly Betty and Nurse Jackie. He has also appeared in the films The Other Guys (2010) and Think Like a Man Too (2014).

As of 2020, Carlos Leon’s net worth is estimated to be $5 million. He has earned his wealth through his acting and modeling career.

General Info

Full NameCarlos Leon
Date Of BirthJuly 10, 1966
Height1.88 m
ProfessionComedian, Actor, Personal trainer


SpouseBetina Holte
ChildrenLourdes Maria Ciccone Leon


MoviesImmigration Tango, The Woodsman, Anne B. Real, The Big Lebowski, The Cry, The Echo, Tricks of a Woman, Wishmaster 2: Evil Never Dies, Monster Ark, The Replacement Killers, The Last Marshal, Empire, Bad Trip, The Pack, Big Apple, Blasphemy

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125 February 2015: Wife Betina Holte gave birth to the couple's first child, son Meeka Leon at New York-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital. He weighed a healthy 8 pounds, 4 ounces.
2appearing on Broadway in "The Three Penny Opera" opposite Alan Cumming, Jim Dale, Ana Gasteyer, Cyndi Lauper and Nellie McKay. [April 2006]
3Was considered for the role of Captain David Aceveda on The Shield (2002).
4Father, with Madonna, of Lourdes Maria Ciccone Leon (Lourdes Leon), born 14 October 1996.




Blue Bloods2016TV SeriesEduardo Soto
Thinking with Richard2015Heart
Person of Interest2015TV SeriesNico
Reflecting Adrianne2014ShortAdrian's Father (VO)
Tio Papi2013Raul
The Pack2011/IIAdam Roen
White Collar2010TV SeriesVince
Immigration Tango2010Carlos Sanchez
Ugly Betty2010TV SeriesDiego Martinez
Tricks of Love2008Albert
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2000-2008TV SeriesOscar Assadorian / Nicky Crow
Law & Order2000-2008TV SeriesDiego Cardenas / Rafael Celaya / Sandoval
Monster Ark2008TV MovieBelus
The Echo2008/IHector Rodriguez
The Cry2007Detective Perez
Law & Order: Criminal Intent2002-2006TV SeriesEnrique Zuella / JoJo Martinez
CSI: NY2005TV SeriesVincent Rosetti
CSI: Miami2005TV SeriesVince Rossetti
Jonny Zero2005TV SeriesMadesio
She Hate Me2004Virgilio Gonzalez
The Woodsman2004Pedro
Anne B. Real2003Juan Gimenez
Oz2000-2003TV SeriesCarlos Martinez #98M232 Carlos Martinez
Big Apple2002Ernesto
Blasphemy the Movie2001Martin Garcia
'R Xmas2001Husband's Friend
The Strip2000TV SeriesTitus
The Last Marshal1999Diego
Wishmaster 2: Evil Never Dies1999VideoWebber
The Big Lebowski1998Maude's Thug #1
The Replacement Killers1998Romero
Nash Bridges1996-1997TV SeriesFreddie


The 54th Annual Golden Globe Awards1997TV SpecialHimself

Archive Footage

60/902008TV SeriesHimself


Won Awards

2008Angel Film AwardMonaco International Film FestivalBest Supporting Male ActorTricks of a Woman (2008)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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