Interesting Details on Martin Fajardo: Who are His Parents?

November 22, 2023   | November 22, 2023  | 

    Martin Fajardo, 14, the famous American child actor, is bilingual and fluent in both English and Spanish, thanks to his Latin ancestry. This unique skill of Martin proved to be a valuable asset in his career, as it helped him secure a role in the popular show Now and Then. Following the bilingual show’s success in 2022, Martin gained immense popularity as a child actor.

    Fajardo’s next Netflix series Griselda is all set to air on 25 January 2024. Fans are excited to see him as Ozzy Trujillo Blanco in his upcoming series. In the meantime, let’s explore Martin’s life behind the camera.

    Key Takeaways

    • Martin Fajardo was born to a Colombian couple Julian and Maria.
    • He is a well-trained actor who started acting at the age of 8.
    • Martin graduated from elementary school in 2020.
    • He is a very religious person and believes in charity.

    How was Martin’s childhood?

    Martin Fajardo was born on May 1, 2009, in Miami, Florida. He spent much of his childhood working on commercials, as well as filming for various shows and series. Despite his busy schedule, he was able to enjoy his childhood to the fullest with the support of his family and friends.

    His father, Julian Fajardo, and mother, Maria Fernanda, both are Colombian natives. He has an older sister, Vale Fajardo with whom he shares a strong bond.

    Martin's family is a very close-knit one. The members often travel together during vacations
    Martin’s with his mom, dad, and sister.

    His father, Julian Fajardo, and mother, Maria Fernanda, both are Colombian natives. He has an older sister, Vale Fajardo. The siblings share a strong bond.

    On Instagram, Martin is seen exploring different places with his family during vacations. He often shares the snippets from his family vacation on his Instagram handle.

    Martin Made his Debut at the age of 8

    Fajardo is actively pursuing a career in acting. He made his television debut as Juan Rivera in the 2017 American historical drama Jenni Rivera: Mariposa de Barrio followed by the TV miniseries Milagros de Navidad and as Max in Vikki RPM. Likewise, his debut movie is Screwball (2018).

    Martin shot for the bilingual tv show "Now and Then" which aired on 2022.
    Martin with the cast of “Now And Then”.

    Martin is also known for his roles in Huracan (2019), Santa in Training (2019), Merry Switchmas (2021),  A Really Haunted Loud House (2023), and Now and Then (2022). He is well-recognized for his role as Jonathan Montes in the 2019 TV show, Betty in New York.

    In 2024, he will feature in the Netflix mini-series, Griselda alongside Julieth Restrepo, Alberto Guerra, Vanessa Ferlito, Jose Zuniga, and many others.

     He has Taken Various Coaching Courses and Training Sessions

    Specifically, he received personal coaching for acting from Marjorie Morhaim, on-camera coaching from Universal Acting, sitcom coaching from Same Tag TV, and theater coaching from SAH. Martin has a deep passion for acting, and he is committed to honing his craft.

    Martin’s Education and Other Interests

    The child actor graduated from Doral Academy Elementary School in 2020 and is currently attending middle school.

    Martin completed his elemenatry school. the actor surely performs well in his academics as well.
    Martin’s elementary school graduation.

    Though he does not attend classes much due to his shooting schedule, he excels in his studies.

    Furthermore, Martin is very Enthusiastic about Soccer

    Besides acting, he is also passionate about soccer. Taking time from his busy acting schedule, he manages to play matches and even win them.

    Martin is very passionate about soccer. He has won several matches. He trains with the Doral Soccer Academy
    Martin with his soccer team

    In addition, Martin is a trained martial arts player, swimmer, and cyclist.

    Martin is also Engaged in Charity Works

    The actor was once a part of the campaign organized by the Voices for Children Foundation, Inc., where he helped the children with toys and other donations. It is very heartwarming to see the child actor being empathetic towards other children.

    He is a strong believer in god

    The child actor follows Christianity and is very grateful to god. He even shared on his Instagram account a post of his baptism.

    How much does he Earn?

    Martin Fajardo started earning from a very young age. His net worth is estimated at approximately $900K. Since he still lives with his parents, he does not own any property yet.

    Martin’s Social Media

    He is very active on Instagram (@martinfajardos), where he regularly posts and refers to his fans as “Martians.” Although he has a Facebook account, he is not as active on it.

    Quick Facts
    Full Name Martin Fajardo
    Birth Place Miami, Florida, USA
    Birthday May 1, 2009
    Age 14 years
    Zodiac Taurus
    Nationality American
    Ethnicity Hispanic and European
    Father Julian Fajardo
    Siblings Vale Fajardo
    School Doral Academy Elementary School and Doral Academy Preparatory School
    Profession Actor
    Net Worth $900,000
    Height 5' 3"
    Weight 43 Kg
    Eye Color Brown
    Hair Color Brown