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This is a Portuguese name; the first family name is de Castro and the second is Castanheira.
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Caio Castro
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Castro in 2019
Born
Caio de Castro Castanheira

22 January 1989 (1989-01-22) (age 32)
Occupation Actor, model, racing driver
Years active 2008–present

Caio de Castro Castanheira (born January 22, 1989), is a Brazilian actor, model and professional racing driver who competes in the Porsche GT3 Carrera Cup Series.

Early life

Castro was born in Praia Grande, a city located on the coast of the state of São Paulo. At age 18, Caio left his parents' home in São Paulo to live in an apartment in Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro. Caio was discovered in a contest on Caldeirão do Huck television show, before that he worked with event production.

Filmography

Television
Year Title Role Notes
2008–2010 Malhação Bruno Oliveira Guimarães
2010 Ti Ti Ti Edgar Sampaio
2011 Fina Estampa José Antenor da Silva Pereira
2013 Amor à Vida Michel Gusmão Supporting
2015 I Love Paraisópolis Grego
2017 Novo Mundo Pedro I of Brazil
2018 Are You the One? Brasil Himself Host
2019 A Dona do Pedaço Rock Souza Macondo
Film
Year Title Role Notes
2014 Confissões de Adolescente Himself
2014 A Grande Vitória Max Trombini
2016 Se a Vida Começasse Agora Beto

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Title of Work Result Ref.
2008 Prêmio Jovem Brasileiro Best Male Revelation Malhação Won
2011 Prêmio Contigo de TV Best Lead Actor Ti Ti Ti Nominated
Meus Prêmios Nick Boy of Year Won
2012 Troféu Imprensa Best Actor Fina Estampa Nominated
Prêmio Contigo de TV Best Lead Actor Nominated
Prêmio Extra de Televisão Ídol Teen Nominated
2013 Prêmio Jovem Brasileiro Best Actor Amor à Vida Won
Meus Prêmios Nick Boy of Year Nominated
Prêmio Extra de Televisão Ídol Teen Won
Capricho Awards Best Actor Won
Boy national Won
Best Kiss (with Maria Casadevall) Nominated
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