Juan Diego Botto is an Argentinian-born Spanish actor who gained international fame after his appearance in the British-Spanish tv series, White Lines and The Suicide Squad. He first gained popularity with his appearance in 1492: Conquest of Paradise in 1992 and La Celestina in 1996.

Quick Info 
Birth NameJuan Diego Botto Rota
Birth Place Buenos Aires, Argentina
Birth Date29th August 1975
FatherDiego Botto
MotherCristina Rota
SistersMaria Botto, Nur Al Levi
SpouseOlga Rodriguez Francisco
ChildrenSalma Botto
NationalityArgentinian, Spanish
Height5 feet 10 inches or 1.8 meters
Social MediaTwitter, Instagram, Facebook
Net Worthover 1.5 million dollars
Juan Diego Botto
Source: Vanity Fair

Where was Juan born and raised?

Juan was born on 29th August 1975 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. His full name is Juan Diego Botto Rota and he is the son of a Spanish actress, Cristina Rota. During Argentine Dirty War, his father, Diego Botto was forced to disappear or was secretly abducted by the state. Botto has both Argentinian and Spanish nationality and he belongs to South-American ethnicity.

Diego Botto grew up with his older sister, Maria Botto who is also an Argentine-Spanish actress. His family moved to Madrid, Spain when he was a child. He has a little sister named, Nur Al Levi who was born in Spain. His both sisters are well-known actresses and followed the same path as their mother.


Where did Botto go to School?

Juan Diego Botto completed his high school education in New York. He stayed in the United States for 2 years before moving back to Spain. He trained acting in his mother’s own acting institute in Spain. He went to the same acting school as famous Spanish stars like Luis Bermejo, Ernesto Alterio, Nathalie Poza, and so on.


How did Juan start his Career?

Botto started acting early when he was only 5 years old. His first-ever film appearance was Juego de poker. He started his professional acting only in 1982 with the Spanish film, Martes y Trece, nit e cases nit e embarques. He then made his appearance in the film, If They Tell You I Fell, How to Be a Woman and Not Die in the Attempt, and 1492: Conquest of Paradise.

Diego Botto landed his first-ever recurring role in the adventure, family tv series, Zorro in 1990 where he portrayed the role of Felipe. He gained international fame only back in 1999 after his lead role as Inaqui in the Spanish comedy-drama film, I Will Survive.

As of 2021, Juan Diego Botto is preparing for his role in an upcoming American action, adventure and comedy film, The Suicide Squad where he will be portraying the role of Luna alongside stars Margot Robbie, John Cena, Idris Elba, and others.



Juan is committed to Spanish journalist and writer as well as co-founder of Spanish digital communication medium, eldiario.es., Olga Rodriguez Francisco. The couple tied their knot in 2015 and they are now blessed with a daughter, Salma Botto born in 2011.

Juan Diego Botto and wife Olga Rodríguez
Juan and his wife Olga Rodríguez Source: Liverampup

The couple currently resides in Madrid, Spain.


Body Measurement

Juan Diego Botto is 45 years old turning 46 in August 2021. His birth sign is Virgo and he has a straight sexual orientation. He is 5 feet 10 inches tall which is about 1.8 meters. His distinctive features are his dark hair and attractive eyes.


Social Media

Juan Diego Botto is active on Twitter where he has over 186.7 thousand followers. He can be connected by @JuanDiegoBotto. He has over 52.3 thousand followers on his Instagram account where he can be connected by @juandiegobotto. His Facebook page has over 5.8 thousand followers.


How many awards does Juan have?

Juan Diego Botto has won 6 awards and 11 nominations to this date. He won his first award called EFP Shooting Star in 1998. He won Cairo International Film Festival Award for his performance in El Greco in 2008. He has further won Premios ACE in 2007 and Feroz Award and Yago Awards in 2021 for the movies Vete de mi and Los Europeos respectively.

He was also awarded for Worst Spanish Actor in 1997.

Juan Diego Botto and wife Olga Rodríguez with their daughter
Juan and wife Olga Rodríguez and daughter Source: El Mundo

How much is the net worth of Botto?

Juan Diego Botto has a net worth of over 1.5 million dollars as of 2021. With his successful acting career, it’s no wonder that he is already a millionaire. He has adopted a busy and luxurious lifestyle as he is successful in his acting career and making his way to an international field.


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