Álvaro Antonio García Pérez also known as Alvaro Morte, has gained universal popularity after his role in Money Heist ( Le Casa De Papel). He is widely recognized as his reel person Sergio “The Professor”. Morte’s acting skills and charisma brought the character into life and he gained a great number of fans. Alvaro Morte was born on February 23, 1975, in Spain. Even though his mother tongue is Spanish, he is fluent in English.
Alvaro Morte’s family was a Christian household and he grew up in a town in southern Spain called Algeciras. Morte was greatly interested in acting and music since his childhood. He had the dream of becoming an actor and he constantly tried to grab opportunities. He appeared in several short films and tv serials from 2002. But Money Heist or Le Casa De Papel was his lucky project. Morte’s popularity skyrocketed after Money Heist and he gained a lot of international fans. Alvaro Morte was the perfect cast in the role of the mastermind, “Sergio Marquina or The Professor”. There is more to know about this handsome Spanish actor. Stick on the page until the end.
Alvaro Morte rose to riches from an ordinary family in Spain. With his increasing fanbase all over the world, Alvaro Morte’s net worth has increased over the year. He is one of the highest-paid actors among the whole cast of Money Heist. The forty-six-year-old actor’s net worth is around 4 million dollars but the exact amount is not recorded. It was only 2 million dollars when his assets were assessed last year in 2020. With his talent in acting capable of breaking the internet and promising future projects, his net worth and riches will undoubtedly increase in the coming years.
Wife and Family
Alvaro Morte is married to Blanca Clemente who is a professional stylist and designer. Their marriage was a simple and private ceremony with only selected guests and family. It was to avoid unnecessary media attention. They have two children, a son, and a daughter. They are un-identical twins. His son’s name is Leon and his daughter’s name is Julietta. His parents’ and siblings’ names are unknown.
Education and career
Alvaro Morte’s had his elementary education from the Local School of Spain. He initially enrolled for an engineering degree but later because of his passion for acting he switched his major into dramatic arts. Morte completed his degree and graduated from Dramatic Art Miguel Salcedo Hierro (ESAD) of Cordoba in 1999. His post-graduate studies was at the University of Tampere in Finland. Later he settled in Madrid which is his current place of residence.
Morte played a simple role in the television series called Hospital Central. It was the beginning of his acting career. In 2007, he got his first main role as the character Ray, in the show Planta 25 with sixty-four episodes.
Later in Bandolera, a Spanish daily television series, he played the role of Adolfo Castillo in 2012. Morte also performed the role of a bullfighter in the biopic of singer Lola Flores, Lola, la Pelicula aired in 2007. It was a minor role as the lover of the main lead character. In 2011, the tumor in his leg was diagnosed and discovered cancer, but he survived it. Morte is highly passionate about acting and he has a theatre company called 300 pistols. The company was founded by him along with his wife Blanca Clemente in 2012. Morte was active in theatre and stage plays and played several roles in plays like La Casa de Bernarda, Otelo, Enrique IV, and The Graduate. He played the role of Oscar in the Spanish television series, El embarcadero produced by Movistar in 2019. Later in 2019, Morte joined the cast of an American fantasy series, The Wheel of Time. The Spanish television series Boundless is his latest project.
The key role in Money Heist
Money Heist or Le Casa de Papel was the major turning point in Alvaro Morte’s acting career. It is Spanish television series about well-planned burglaries of a team led by their captain called “The Professor”. Alvaro Morte played the legendary role of the Professor (Sergio Marquina), who assembles the team and the mastermind behind the heist. The character was well received by the audience and became one of the fan favorites. Morte described his character as a “workaholic”. Morte also had the opinion that the character of Professor generates empathy in viewers. Several awards reached him for his successful portrayal of the character. He was nominated in the category of “Best Television Actor” of Premios de la Unión de Actores in 2018. Morte was awarded as the “Best Actor” in 2019, 21st Premios IRIS. He was also nominated in the category of “Best Leading Actor” in a television series in 2020, Premios Feroz. 25th Zapping Awards for the Best Actor, 7th Platino Awards for Best Actor in a Miniseries or TV Series, and 28th Actors and Actresses Union Awards for Best Leading Actor in a television series are the other awards he won for his character in Money Heist.
Apart from the television series, Alvaro Morte has appeared in several feature films also. Some of them are Ignora(2006), Wings in 2013, Mirage(2018), Small foot(2018) etcetera.
More facts about Alvaro Morte
He is a very handsome built and healthy person with no tattoos on the body. Morte loves to read and travel around. He is bilingual and a passionate learner of the arts he loves. Morte loves to play guitar and plays it for his children and family when he is free from the busy life of work. Morte loves to play with his children at home. Morte was in Berlin at the time of the Covid-19 pandemic and he advised people to stay safe and maintain social distancing to prevent the spread. Alvaro Morte is active on social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram and has a huge number of followers. With his charming appearance and excellent acting skill, Alvaro Morte has a bright career ahead of him.