You may have seen her in movies like Pacific Rim: Uprising, 6 Underground, or Morbius, but do you know who is the man behind the scenes who supports her and loves her unconditionally?
Meet Edgardo Canales, the entertainment lawyer and the husband of Adria Arjona, one of the rising stars in Hollywood. In this article, we will tell you everything you need to know about Edgardo Canales, from his background and career to his relationship and marriage with Adria Arjona.
Birth, Family and Education
The year 1987 saw the birth of Edgardo Canales in Puerto Rico’s capital, San Juan . He keeps his exact date of birth a secret from the public. His parents, Edgardo Canales Sr. and Suncy Guastella, are both lawyers . His father motivated him to follow his footsteps in the legal field.
His mother used to work as an assistant marketing manager at Bodies The Exhibition and now works as a Level II Executive Consultant at Rodan + Fields, a company that sells beauty and cosmetics products. In 2009, he graduated with a finance bachelor’s degree from the Wallace E. Carroll Graduate School of Management at Boston College.
He furthered his education by earning a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree specializing in intellectual property law from the University of Puerto Rico in 2012. His educational journey concluded with an LLM degree in entertainment and media law from Southwestern University School of Law in 2013.
Edgardo Canales and Adria Arjona Love Story
The couple does not share much about their relationship with the public, so how Edgardo Canales and Adria Arjona met remains a mystery. However, Arjona’s Instagram posts suggest that they began dating in 2016. She posted the first picture of them together on Valentine’s Day, 2016, with the caption “Him” . They decided to get married in August 2018, after dating for more than a year, and Arjona showed off her ring on Instagram with the caption “A million times, yes!”.
On August 31, 2019, Edgardo Canales and Adria Arjona got married at the Hotel Casa Santo Domingo in La Antigua Guatemala. The wedding ceremony started at 5:30 pm on Saturday and was an intimate event, with only their close family and friends present. The bride was stunning in her white lace dress, complete with a long veil and floral headpiece.
Her groom was a handsome figure in a navy-blue suit complimented by a white shirt and blue tie. Rather than receiving wedding gifts, the couple asked their guests to donate to needy children. Guatemalan singer-songwriter Gaby Moreno highlighted the event with a performance.
Adria Arjona Acting Career
Arjona started her acting career in 2012 with a short film named Loss. She then got roles in TV shows like Person of Interest and True Detective, where she earned acclaim for her role as Emily in season two. In 2017, Arjona played Dorothy Gale in the NBC series Emerald City, a modern version of The Wizard of Oz. She got positive feedback for her depiction of the famous character and demonstrated her skills as an actress.
Arjona went on to star in notable films such as Pacific Rim Uprising, Life of the Party, Triple Frontier, and 6 Underground, where she acted with renowned actors like Oscar Isaac, Ben Affleck, and Ryan Reynolds. Arjona also portrayed Anathema Device in the TV adaptation of Good Omens, a fantasy comedy series based on the book by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, in 2019.
She amazed the audience and critics with her humor and charisma. Arjona has several upcoming projects, such as Morbius, a Marvel spinoff film where she is the female lead Martine Bancroft; Andor, a Star Wars series on Disney+ where she teams up with Diego Luna; Father of the Bride, a remake of the comedy film where she co-stars with Andy Garcia; Los Frikis, a drama film where she is an executive producer; and Pussy Island, a thriller film where she is directed by Zoë Kravitz .
Where do Edgardo Canales and Adria Arjona Live?
Edgardo Canales and Adria Arjona are based in Los Angeles, California, where they work in the entertainment industry. They relocated to Beverly Hills in October 2014.
Edgardo Canales Career Journey & Current Employment
In 2012, Edgardo began his professional journey as an attorney at Canales Law Office. He subsequently moved to Movie Package Company and was part of the business and legal affairs sector. Thereafter, he affiliated himself with William Morris Endeavor, assisting Philip Button in his tasks.
In the year 2018, Edgardo joined the ranks of STX Entertainment, managing duties in both business and legal affairs along with international production and management. At present, he holds the title of Manager for International Production and Business & Legal Affairs for STX Entertainment, a role he has maintained for more than three years.
Edgardo Canales and Adria Arjona constitute a powerhouse duo who have secured triumph and contentment in their individual spheres. They have a strong and supportive relationship that has lasted for years.
They are also generous and compassionate people who care about helping others in need. They are an inspiration for many people who admire their love story and their work.