Ester Expósito is a Spanish actress and model widely famous for her portrayal of ‘Carla Roson Caleruega’ on the Netflix teen drama show ‘Elite.’
As of 2023, Ester Expósito's net worth is estimated to be $2 million.
|Source(s) of Fame
|Date of Birth
|January 26, 2000
|Place of Birth
Ester Expósito was born on January 26 2000 in Madrid, Spain. From an early age, Ester felt that acting was her calling and wanted to pursue it as a career in the future. Throughout high school, she participated in local acting programs and immediately began pursuing an acting career by taking acting classes straight out of high school.
Although Ester’s family was supportive of her vision to become an actress, her parents wanted to give her a normal childhood without the pressure of growing up in the limelight. They, however, supported and nurtured her talent and in 2013 she won the Madrid Theater Awards. Ester continued sharpening his skills and once again won the Madrid Theater Awards in 2015 and the Carlos II University in 2016.
Ester landed her first acting role in 2016 when she was cast to play Fernando’s daughter in the film Vis a Vis. She followed up this appearance with the role of ‘Rosa Martin’ in the documentary ‘Medical Centre in 2017. Later that year she landed her first recurring role in the fantasy series ‘Estoy Vivo’ with her character making repeat appearances throughout the entire season one. Ester’s big break came in 2018 when she was cast as ‘Carla Roson’ on the Netflix series ‘Elite’.
The series immediately took off and earned an immense viewership launching Ester’s career. Her position in the lead role launched Ester into an international sensation and Ester gained immense worldwide attention and won critical praise. She personally describes the series as a turning point in her career. Ester remained part of the main cast on the show until 2020 when she left to pursue other acting roles. In an interview, she admits that she connected highly with her character ‘Carla’ as she had been filming the show for over two years and felt herself growing up with her character.
The show offered an unconventional take on a relationship affair and when asked about the dynamic in an interview, she acknowledged that they were all open to giving the show a new spin. She clarified further that despite having to film numerous intimate scenes together, she and her castmates Miguel Herran and Alvaro Rico are very good friends. Following the success of the series, Ester proceeded to star in the films ‘When Angels Sleep’ and ‘Tu Hijo.’ Ester continues to grow as an actress and success seems to be locked on her hip.
Ester has since appeared in the TV series ‘La caza. Monteperdido’ and Netflix’s ‘Someone Has to Die.’ In late 2019, Ester portrayed ‘Machus Osinaga’ on the limited TV series ‘ Veneno’ and followed it up with a role in ‘Mama o papa.’ In 2021, she surprised fans with a comeback to the Elite franchise in three short story episodes.
Due to the worldwide attention she received from the series Elite, Ester is currently learning English so that she can enter the international market. Judging by her already huge fanbase, she’s well on her way to becoming a global superstar. Besides her work on the screen Ester is also a model and brand ambassador working with luxury brands like BVLGARI and Yves Saint Laurent. She constantly partners with select brands to run ads on her social media platforms.
When Ester is not playing captivating roles on screen, she can often be found engaging in ordinary day-to-day activities and out on the beach enjoying sea activities like surfing and diving with her friends. She claims it reminds her of her childhood with her father. Ester is also a feminist and believes strongly in the need to have a voice and representation and most importantly to be able to support each other in finding their place in the world and ultimately achieving gender equity. She has also lent her voice to create awareness of the refugee crisis and in support of the LGBTQ community.
Although Ester has wanted to work in showbiz since the young age of 6, she still hasn’t wrapped her head around the fame and international recognition and remains grateful that her parents allowed her a normal childhood and strives to separate her public persona from her private life.
Ester is currently one of the most popular actresses in Spain and is active on most social media, Since she gained fame, her social media accounts skyrocketed with 29.1 million Instagram followers and 204.2k Twitter followers.
After seeing Ester explore her relationship and even give an unconventional spin on high school relationships, fans were intrigued to find out who she was dating off the screens.
Shortly after blowing up with the Spanish drama series ‘ Elite’ Ester dated actor Alvaro Rico and was linked to fellow cast member Alejandro Spritzer after their breakup. Recently, the actress and model were said to be dating Nicolas Furtado. In early April rumors of their split began circulating however both parties remained silent on the topic.
Ester Exposito is a young and upcoming Spanish actress and model with potential within the international market. She has a net worth of $2 million.