Born In: Berlin, Germany
Arón Piper is a German–Spanish actor and singer, best known for his role in the popular Spanish Netflix series Elite. He began his career quite young, appearing as an “extra” in a movie in 2004. Over the years, he has been part of series such as Centro medico and Derecho a sonar. However, his breakthrough role was as Ander Muñoz in the Netflix series Elite, which premiered in 2018 and was renewed for its second and third seasons in 2019 and 2020, respectively. He also released two singles on YouTube in 2020, thus making his foray into music.
Also Known As: Arón Julio Manuel Piper Barbero
Born Country: Germany
Ancestry: Spanish German, German Spanish
City: Berlin, Germany
awards: Goya Award for Best Original Song
Arón Piper was born Arón Julio Manuel Piper Barbero (or Barber), on March 29, 1997, in Berlin, Germany. He is of mixed descent, as he was born to a Spanish mother and a German father.
At 5, Arón, along with his family, moved to Spain. He grew up in Luarca, a Spanish village.
Arón can speak four languages: German, English, Catalan, and Castilian Spanish.
Arón Piper was trained in acting and directing at an early age. He began his career as an “extra” in The Gunman in 2004. In 2011, he appeared as Iñaki in Maktub. The following year, he appeared in two short films: as Hijo in Fracaso escolar and as Andy in Only When I Have Nothing to Eat.
Following this, he was seen in 15 Years and One Day (2013) and the historical drama The Broken Crown (as Fernando de Habsburgo, 2016).
He then appeared in two episodes of the medical docu-drama series Centro médico (as Rubén Santos and Adrián Muriana, in 2016 and 2017, respectively). In 2018, he appeared as Chico in the short film Un minuto.
In 2019, he appeared as Luis Rojas in the series Derecho a sonar. The same year, he played Jacobo in the adventure comedy The Rodriguez and the Beyond.
In 2018, Arón Piper bagged the breakthrough role of Ander Muñoz in the Spanish Netflix teen thriller–drama series Elite, created by Carlos Montero and Darío Madrona. The series was immensely successful and was renewed for seasons 2 and 3, in 2019 and 2020, respectively.
His upcoming series, the Carlos Montero-created The Mess You Left Behind, is another Netflix Original. The series, which was earlier set to release by the first quarter of 2020, is based on a 2016 novel of the same name, written by Primavera Award. Arón will be seen as Iago in the series. It is still in its post-production stage.
He has also made small appearances in the series Días de cine, Cinema 3, and Hollywood Insider and the short Tenemos de todo.
Arón Piper is represented by the Madrid-based talent agency Garay Talent.
Apart from acting, he has a keen interest in music, too. Toward the end of 2019, he posted an Instagram video that showed him recording music in a studio.
He delighted his fans by releasing the audio of Sigo, a collaborative single made along with other musicians, on YouTube on April 3, 2020. The clip, titled ARÓN x MOONKEY x MYGAL – Sigo, has gained more than 3 million views and over 197 thousand likes.
On July 3, 2020, he released his second music video, Mal, on YouTube. The single has gained more than 2 million views and over 227 thousand likes to date.
Arón Piper likes to keep his personal life under the radar and away from the media.
He loves expressing himself through his outfits and often switches between casuals and formals. He is often seen experimenting with his dressing style.
In his leisure time, he is mostly found swimming in a pool or in the ocean. Arón is a smoker.
Arón loves driving around in his red Ferrari California.
He loves and treasures the heaps of fan art that he receives every day. He often posts pictures of art sent by his followers.
He is a huge fan of actor Robert Downey Jr.
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