Everything You Need To Know About The Elite Cast


Created for Netflix by Carlos Montero and Darío Madrona, Elite is a Spanish web series which has made its mark internationally since its release. With three released seasons under its belt AND two more on the way, the critically acclaimed series has been praised for its writing, acting and portrayal of mature themes.

Even though the series will consist of a new main cast for its upcoming seasons, there’s no doubt that the cast of the first three seasons was loved by all. If you are someone who is looking to get into the series or just someone who has finished watching the series and want to learn more about the ensemble cast, this is just the place for you.

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About The Elite Cast: 

  • María Pedraza as Marina Nunier Osuna

Widely known for her role as Alison Parker in Money Heist, the Spanish actress and Ballerina — María Pedraza — brought the youthful character of Marina to life in Elite. Her other notable roles include Laura in “Loving” as well as Triana in “Toy Boy”.

Film director Esteban Crespo discovered her via her Instagram account. If she charmed you too through her roles, you can further familiarize yourself with her by interacting on her instagram!

As for her personal life, she is currently dating Money Heist and Elite costar, Jaime Lorente.

  • Jaime Lorente as Fernando “Nano” García Domínguez

Jaime Lorente López is a Spanish actor best known for playing Daniel “Denver” Ramos in the widely popular series “Money Heist”. He portrayed Samuel’s older brother i.e. Fernando in Elite and has garnered a big fanbase for the character. Some of his other notable roles include Leon in “Gun City” and Luis in “Everybody Knows”.

He is currently in a relationship with Money Heist and Elite costar – María Pedraza. He usually keeps in touch with his fans using his social media i.e. Instagram and Twitter.

  • Itzan Escamilla as Samuel García Domínguez

Itzan Escamilla is a young 21-year-old Spanish actor who played the role of Samuel in Elite. Despite having roles in multiple series such as “The Ministry of Time”, “El final del camino” and “Cable girls” etc., he is still best known for portraying Samuel.

Little is known about his personal life but fans have theorized about his sexual orientation after the actor uploaded a captionless pic of him almost locking lips with a mystery man on his instagram account.

  • Miguel Bernardeau as Guzmán Nunier Osuna

Miguel is a Spanish actor who comes from a cinematic background, being the son of actress Ana Duato and producer Miguel Ángel Bernardeau. He brings the best out of Guzmán’s character in the series i.e. Elite.

As for his love interest, the actor confirmed through his instagram account that he is currently dating the Spanish singer, songwriter and model – Aitana.

  • Miguel Herrán as Christian Varela Expósito

Sharing his first name with the previous entry, Miguel herran portrays the character of Christian Varela in Elite. He is best known for his role as Aníbal “Río” Cortés in Money Heist. He also won the Goya Award for Best New Actor for his role in the film Nothing in Return in 2016.

The actor is possibly single, though he did post a pic of him kissing Money Heist costar Úrsula Corberó on his instagram account very recently. Whether it was just promotion for the latest season or an act of coming out as a couple IRL, we can only guess.

  • Álvaro Rico as Leopoldo “Polo” Benavent Villada

Alvaro Rico played the bisexual character of leopoldo in Elite. His TV debut was in 2017 in an episode of “Medical Center”, though the beginning of his career as an actor dates back to 2011 in a theater adaptation of La Celestina.

The actor is currently single, albeit he was previously in a relationship with Elite costar Ester Expósito. The couple broke up in 2019. The actor has a big social media presence as well, mainly on his instagram.

  • Ester Expósito as Carla Rosón Caleruega

Ester is a Spanish Actress who has won the Teatro de Madrid award for best actress twice, once in 2013 and the other in 2015. She portrayed the character of Carla in the massively popular series Elite. She has played in multiple other projects including “When Angels Sleep” and “Your Son”.

The actress previously dated Alvaro Rico, though the couple broke up in October of 2019. Since then, not much is known about her love life. She has a big social media following too, with having almost 19 million followers on her instagram.

  • Arón Piper as Ander Muñoz

Arón Piper is a German/Spanish (mother being Spanish and father being German) actor who portrayed the homosexual character i.e. Ander Muñoz in Elite. Despite being only 23-years-old, he began his acting career as early as 2004 with “The Gunman”. Since then, he has played in multiple projects such as “Maktub” and “Only when I have nothing to eat” etc.

As far as public knowledge goes, the actor is currently single. Whenever he does get in a relationship, you are sure to find it on his instagram account.

  • Mina El Hammani as Nadia Shanaa

Mina El Hammani is a Spanish actress, albeit being of Moroccan descent. She plays “Nadia” in the series. The actress is currently single, Though, she IS a very secretive person, so nothing would be known about her love affairs even if she had one. But if she does get into one, her instagram account is the place to look.

  • Omar Ayuso as Omar Shanaa

Having the same first name as the character he plays in Elite, Omar Ayuso is a Spanish actor. Aside from his role in Elite, he is known for working on “8 años” and “Disseminare”.

Not much is known about his personal life as he is a very secretive person. Despite being very active on his instagram, he has NEVER talked about his love life.

  • Danna Paola as Lucrecia “Lu” Montesinos Hendrich

Mexican actress, singer and model — Danna Paola — portrayed the controversial character i.e. “Lu” in the series. Beginning her career at a very young age of 4, Danna has played in dozens of projects now.  She also has a major social media following of 22+ mil on her instagram.

The actress is currently single as far as public knowledge goes. Speaking on the topic, she said; “I have been in my career for 20 years, and I have never done well in love, really.”

  • Jorge López as Valerio Montesinos Rojas

The Chilean actor, Jorge, joined the cast of Elite in season 2. He played the role of Lu’s half-brother i.e. Valerio. His other works include “Decibel 110”, “Wake Up” and “Soy Luna”.

The actor has a big social media following, having about 10 mil followers on his instagram account. As of now, the actor is possibly single, though not much is known about his personal life.

  • Claudia Salas as Rebecca “Rebe” de Bormujo Ávalos

Claudia portrayed “Rebecca” in Elite who was introduced to the show in the second season. Aside from Elite, the actress is best known for her roles in the Plague and Seis hermanas.

The actress neither has a social media account nor any publicly available knowledge about her personal life.

  • Georgina Amorós as Cayetana Grajera Pando

The Spanish actress — Georgina — joined the cast in the 2nd season of the series. She played the manipulative Cayetana. Aside from Elite, she is also widely known for her parts in “Welcome to the Family and Locked Up.”

In 2019, death threats were sent to her on her twitter because of her character on Elite. This led to her deleting her twitter account. You can still follow the actress on her instagram here.

  • Leïti Sène as Malick

Leiti was one of the two actors to join the main cast of Elite in its third season. The talented Spanish musical actor, singer and songwriter played “Malick” in the series. He has released three musical albums so far, titled “TATIMU MIXTAPE”, “JOËL” and “Soulfulness”. He has not released any personal information on the internet, though he does have an instagram account.

  • Sergio Momo as Yeray

Popular for his roles in “The Neighbour”, “Rescue under fire” and “Lost in the world”, Sergio is one of the well known Spanish actors. He joined the Elite cast in the 3rd Season as Yeray along with Leiti.

Nothing is known about his personal life as he is also a very secretive person, although he has an instagram account with a following of 310k.


That’s all for the main cast of Elite. If you want some more content related to Elite, You can also read: Which Elite Character Are You? – Zodiac Signs With Personality Traits

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