Yon González Insta-Facts
» Full Name: Yon González Luna
» Date of Birth: May 20, 1986
» Hometown: Bergara, Guipuzcoa Basque Country, Spain
» Currently Resides: Madrid, Spain
» Eye Color: Brown
» Hair Color: Dark Brown
» Height: 5'10 1/2", 1.79 meters
» Siblings: 1 brother (Yon is the younger of the two)
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> He comes from a middle class working family. His parents work in a factory in Bergara.
> His older brother, Aitor Luna, is also an actor.
> When he was 18, he left home at the urging of his mother, to join a modeling agency in Bilbao; and he walked on the catwalk on Cibeles for David Delfín.
> After 4 months as a model, he was offered a role in the teen series Sin Miedo a Soñar (SMS). He was almost fired from this job but was kept on at the urging of the casting director, Luis San Narciso.
> He was catapulted into fame when he was cast in the role of Iván Noíret in the long running, popular TV series El Internado. His fame was further solidified through his role as Julio in the international hit series, Gran Hotel.
> He was in the series Gran Reserva with his brother Aitor Luna though they never shared a scene together.
> He would be teaching Shotokan Karate classes and working on cars as a mechanic if he wasn't an actor. He is certified in Shotokan, though he is missing the first dan (rank) necessary to teach.
> He practiced Karate from the ages of 5 to 20, when he began acting.
> One of his first jobs was as a waiter when he was 15 years old.
> He shared a flat with Martiño Rivas, his cast mate from El Internado; and later he shared a flat with his brother Aitor.
> He was in a long term relationship for six years, during three of which he lived with his girlfriend Natalia. The relationship ended in 2013. He says she is a wonderful person and he respects her, but that he has moved on.
> He loves to cook to relax and disconnect from the world, and he considers himself a good cook.
> He is a stickler for neatness and tidiness.
> He rides a Harley Davidson motorcycle which he has personalized and calls his "daughter".
> He loves to ride his Harley to get away from everything and has taken road trips with his bike through Spain.
> He describes himself as impulsive and the opposite of cerebral.
> He was not paid for his naked scene in the hit cult movie, Mentiras y Gordas . While he appreciates what the movie has done for him in terms of fame and recognition he says he would not do that again unless it is justified.
>In 2011 he was ranked sixth in 20 minutos' list of sexiest Spanish actors.
> He's been on the cover of many magazines either alone or along with his cast mates from various shows.
> He is taking singing lessons in case a role comes up which requires him to sing.
> He does not like to use social media though he has a Facebook account-- one which he says he never uses.
> He adores his brother and refers to him as his role model and "the love of my life"..
> He is left-handed.
> He prefers to vacation at the beach.
> He prefers health, love and money-- in that order.
> His favorite fruits are strawberry and watermelon.
>He hates eating fruits with skin and even peels his grapes when he eats them!
> He is a car aficionado and has participated in car races and the KH-7 500 Alcañiz in 2012 (with Catalan sportswoman Laia Sanz) and the Azpeitia Classic Car Rally in July 2015 (where he placed 7th).
> He had an emergency appendectomy when he was an infant, and the scar is still very prominent on his abdomen.