Arón Piper is a German-Spanish actor, model and singer, possibly best known for playing the role of Ander Munoz in Netflix’s original teen drama, “Elite”. Find out everything you need to know about the multi-talented actor in the biography below.
Early life, family, educational background
Arón Julio Manuel Piper Barbero was born on March 29, 1997 under the zodiac sign Aries, in Berlin, Germany. His father is German while his mother is Spanish, so Arón comes from a culturally diverse background. At the age of five, Piper and his parents moved to Avilés, Catalonia in Spain, and a few years later they moved to Asturias, in northwestern Spain, where they settled in Luarca.
When Arón was 12, he revealed his interest in acting to his father, who showed his support by seeking auditions for Arón. He was also interested in music at the time, writing cover lyrics for Eminem’s rap and sharing them with his best friend, Sam.
There are currently no details about his educational background and family, but we will make sure to update this article as needed. Arón was trained in acting and directing, which define his current career.
Arón Piper made his film debut in 2004, playing an uncredited role in “The Gunman,” a thriller film directed by Daniel Millican, co-starring Mimi Rogers, Joey Lauren Adams, and Sean Patrick Flanery. He eventually landed a role in Paco Arango’s directorial debut, “Maktub”, as Iñaki.
The film title is inspired by Paulo Coelho’s 1994 book ‘Maktub’, which is of Arabic origin and means ‘fate’ in English.
The following year, he played the role of a boy named Hijo opposite Adriana Ozores in “Fracaso Escolar” (2012), which in English translates to ‘Academic Failure’, a short film directed by Gracia Querejeta. In the same year, he played Andi in Areli Vallez’s short film, “Only When I Have Nothing to Eat”.
Arón next played Jon, in the family drama “15 Years and One Day”, the troubled teenager sent by his mother to live with his ex-soldier grandfather, hoping to learn discipline. The 2013 film directed by Gracia Querejeta featured prominent actors Maribel Verdu, Tito Valverde and Pau Poch.
Arón Piper made his television debut in 2016, as Rubén Santos in the series “Centro Médico”, and the following year he played Adrian Muriana Garcia in the same drama.
Later that year, he played Fernando de Hasburgo in “La Corona Partida”, which translates to “The Broken Crown”, and since then he has appeared in other films such as “Un Minuto” (2018), “The Rodrigues and Beyond” (2019) , and “Érase una vez en Euskadi” (2021).
From 2018 to 2021, Arón Piper was a regular in the Spanish thriller/teen drama series “Elite”, in which he played the role of Ander Muñoz (the son of the Las Encinas high school principal and drug addict), starring in the starring other Spanish actors, including Miguel Bernardeau, Itzan Escamilla and Danna Paola. Arón reprized his role in the 2021 spin-off “Elite Short Stories: Omar Ander Alexis”.
In 2019, he had a recurring role as Luis Rojas in “Derecho a soñar”. He recently played Iago in eight episodes of the Netflix original series “The Mess You Leave Behind” (2020), created by Carlos Montero.
For years, Arón Piper was famous in the Hispanic and Latin American communities, but his work on “Elite” introduced him to a worldwide audience.
Towards the end of 2019, Arón Piper hinted at the possibility of a new career by sharing an Instagram video of him recording in a studio. In March 2021 he released his debut EP “Nieve”. The five-song extended play features tracks produced by industry experts including Iseekarlo, Mygal and Miqui Brightside. He also collaborated with two famous Latin American singers, namely: Jesse Báez and Polimá Westcoast.
He and the Spanish singers Solea Morente and Maximiliano Calvo co-wrote and recorded the single “Prendiendo Fuego”.
Arón Piper shares most of his music videos on his YouTube channel ‘ARON’, which has over 420,000 subscribers.
Personal life, relationship
There are speculations about Piper’s sexuality, but he has yet to address them publicly. It was rumored that he was once in a relationship with fashion designer Jessica Goicoechea, but the rumors soon died down.
He has an Instagram account called ‘aron.piper’, with 14.6 million followers who keep track of his life and career updates. Arón once described himself as ‘a chill guy who is insecure and afraid of the world. I got fame overnight, so I’m just trying to process it all.”
The actor has struggled with the byproducts of his successful acting and singing career. In his words, his biggest outburst of last year was “the loss of my privacy.”
Arón Piper firmly believes in family. In an interview with El Pais, he said that “Fame is a strange thing, but my lifelong friends have helped me a lot. She and my family are fundamental.’
The actor currently lives in Madrid, Spain.
Appearance, clothing style
Arón Piper is 1.80 m tall and weighs about 78 kg. He has short black hair and brown eyes, but Arón recently tinted his hair pink as a fashion statement, which also drew attention to his upcoming Mexico tour in October 2021.
Besides being a multi-talented entertainer, he has a great sense of fashion. He likes to express his personality through different outfits: leather jackets combined with jeans, cardigans/hoodies and sweatpants.
Hobbies, favorite things and interesting facts
- Aaron likes to swim.
- He is fluent in four languages: English, Spanish, Catalan and German.
- He is a lover of art.
- He is a regular smoker.
- His favorite actor is Robert Downey Jr.
- Arón Piper loves to be outdoors.
- He and “Elite” co-star Omar Ayuso are close friends.
Net worth and salary
At the end of 2021, Arón Piper’s net worth is estimated at approximately $3 million. The actor owns a shiny red Ferrari California, one of his fleet. Details of the actor’s other properties remain undisclosed at this time.
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