Kevin Alejandro is an American actor and director, most known for his television roles that include his appearances in such shows as True Blood, Arrow, and Lucifer.
Born Kevin Michael Alejandro on April 7, 1976, Alejandro was born to Mexican parents in San Antonio, Texas. He attended The University of Texas in Austin and sank all his savings to move to Los Angeles, California, to chase the limelight.
He has found success in all avenues of acting: theatre, film, and television. Here are seven facts about Kevin Alejandro.
Kevin has been married to Leslie de Jesus since before he became a household name. They got married on February 14, 2004, coinciding with Valentine's Day.
They have one child together, a son, Kaden Michael Alejandro, born on February 22, 2008.
Kevin has been a part of the main cast of the Fox supernatural anti-hero series, Lucifer, since the show debuted on Fox on January 25, 2016.
A DC Comics contemporary take on the Devil myth, the series follows Lucifer Morningstar as he abandons hell to settle in modern-day Los Angeles where he runs a nightclub and becomes a consultant to the Los Angeles Police Department.
Tom Ellis stars as Lucifer with Kevin playing Daniel "Dan" Espinoza, a homicide detective working for the LAPD.
Alejandro also had prominent appearances in the HBO vampire-horror series, True Blood.
He was a part of the main cast in the show's third and fourth season as Jesús Velázquez. Alejandro revealed that he fell in love with the character due to its complexity. A witch who engages whose sexuality is very much a part of his character, Jesús starts a homosexual relationship with another witch on the show.
The highly-acclaimed show was adapted from The Southern Vampire Mysteries novel series by the American author, Charlaine Harris. The character of Jesús Velázquez was not adapted from the novel series but developed specifically for the show.
Before he was in Lucifer, Alejandro was in another DC Comics superhero series, Arrow. While his role in Arrow was nowhere as high-profile or as prominent as he would go on to have in Lucifer, he was a major character in Arrow as Sebastian Blood.
A white-collar mayoral candidate by day and a leader of a crime syndicate by night, Sebastian Blood was a formidable nemesis to the protagonist, Oliver Queen/Green Arrow.
Kevin portrayed the multi-dimensional character throughout the show's second season from 2013 to 2014, providing for some riveting television.
Kevin is most known for his television appearances. Besides his prominent roles in True Blood, Arrow, and Lucifer, he has made numerous guest appearances in other TV series.
He appeared in two episodes of the FX crime-tragedy, Sons of Anarchy, in 2008, as Esai Alvarez.
Alejandro also appeared in a handful of episodes of the medical drama, Grey's Anatomy in 2015.
Besides that, he has made guest appearances in such shows as CSI: New York, CSI: Miami, Heroes, The Mentalist, and Bones.
While his career in movies is nowhere near as prolific as his television career, Alejandro more than makes up for it in the sheer star power that he has shared the screen with.
He appeared alongside such Hollywood heavyweights as Harrison Ford and Ray Liotta in the 2009 crime-drama movie, Crossing Over.
When he is not sharing the screen with Hollywood mainstays, Alejandro has himself starred in movies like Wake, Red State, Cassadaga, and Medeas.
As of April 2020, Kevin Alejandro has a net worth of $2 million. An actor since 2002, Kevin's is primarily a TV actor as it is on the small screens that he has enjoyed widespread success and found recognition.
He has been a part of such acclaimed TV series like True Blood, Arrow, and Lucifer. He has also made guest appearances in a multitude of different TV shows ranging from comedy to drama. Some of his most recognizable appearances came in shows like Sons of Anarchy, Grey's Anatomy, CSI: New York, CSI: Miami, Heroes, The Mentalist, and Bones.
Alejandro also has credits acting on the silver screens. He shared the screen with Harrison Ford in the 2009 crime-drama movie, Crossing Over, and has himself starred in indie movies like Wake, Red State, Cassadaga, and Medeas.