Among the ensemble cast on Netflix’s heist drama, Money Heist, actor Fernando Cayo gained recognition for playing the character of Colonel Luis Tamayo. Today, we will take a look at his personal and professional life.

Money Heist is arguably one of the most popular non-English language series on Netflix. The Spanish heist crime drama show received critical acclaim for its drama, direction, and clever plot. No doubt, the show became one of the most-watched series on Netflix.

Fernando Cayo Background

The 52-year-old Fernando Cayo was born on April 22, 1968, in Valladolid, Spain. Apart from acting, he is in music and direction. He studied at the Valladolid School of Dramatic Art and the Valladolid Conservatory. Similarly, he continued his training at the Scuola Internazionale dell’Attore Comico.

Fernando Cayo has a experience working in theater as well.
Image: Fernando Cayo has experience working in theatre as well.
Source: Instagram@fernandocayo1

There is not enough information available about his early life. On Father’s Day on March 19, 2020, Cayo shared an old picture along with his father, Ricardo. Similarly, he posted a photo along with his mother on the occasion of Mother’s day on May 3, 2020.

Is Fernando Cayo married?

It seems the Money Heist actor is no longer a married man. Yes, he has a daughter named Candela, an amateur photographer. However, Fernando has kept the details of his previous marriage secret. Therefore, his last wife’s identity is also a topic of mystery.

Currently, Fernando seems to be enjoying his single-hood. Looking through his Instagram account, the actor keeps sharing many pictures and his co-actress. On May 9, 2020, Cayo shared a photo with a lovely woman named Belen Roldan.

 Fernando Cayo and his co-actress, Ines Sanchez.
Image: Fernando Cayo and his co-actress, Ines Sanchez.
Source: Instagram@fernandocayo1

The couple seemed to be good friends. Belen is an architect who has made a few public appearances with Fernando. Further, Cayo has a good relationship with actress Ines Sanchez, his co-actress in a few movies.

Net Worth Of Fernando Cayo

The exact net worth of Fernando Cayo is still under the radar. He has been active in the entertainment industry since 1999.

Over his two-decade career, Cayo has appeared in hit movies and successful TV shows. His notable works on TV include Loving is forever, The Case, Plastic Sea, Hands-on, The Lady, Toledo, The Republic, Money Heist, etc.

The average salary for an actor depends upon the contract made by their agent with the production company. The Money Heist cast’s salary ranges from $40,000$75,000 per episode. A young Spanish actor named Sergio Momo has a net worth of $300,000

Further, Fernando is also a director and a musician. He is the founder of a production company, Producciones Pachamama.

Awards and Recognition Of La Casa De Papel

Throughout his long career, Fernando has won several awards and applauds. In 2013, he was the Best Actor in Theater by El Pais. Similarly, he has won the best actor award at the Toulouse Film Festival, the International Festival of Young Filmmakers of Granada, and the Iberian Film Festival of Badajoz (2002).

In 2014 his short film  “Mi Vida es el cine” was recognised by the Tarazona and Requena Film Festivals. One year later, he was named Actor Of The 21st Century by the Medina del Campo Festival 2015. Recently, he was awarded by the Spanish Actors Union for a performance in a minor role in 2020.