José Manuel Poga Biography, Age, Height, Girlfriend, Net Worth

Cesar Gandia from the Money Heist is the character played by José Manuel Poga and suddenly became one of the most underrated characters. He was born in Jerez de la Frontera in 1980 and from an early age, he was inclined towards the arts, especially comedy and acting. Jose gained professional coaching of acting from Asta Regia Institute where he used to participate in students plays. By time, when he enrolled for university education for course of Public Administration and Management, he decided to pursue main career in acting. Thus, he left education and joined a private school Viento Sur Private in Seville in order to excel his acting skills.


He kicked off his career from stage plays, street and even recorded short films. During that time he even adopted his stage name “Poga” because of his work as a comedian and clown in the city. His first appearance on television came in 2007, a small role of cop in La que se avecina. Then he appeared in Arrayan (2010) and in 2011, he made the leap to the big screen playing a doctor in A Square World. Slowly but steadily he emerged as a rising star in Spanish cinema and he contributed in some of the most popular local productions such as Group 7 and Miel de naranjas.

Throughout his career, he worked in major Spanish language productions and prior before his breakthrough role of Gandia, he got fame for his role as Tobias in Fugitiva. Apart from this, he got credited in movies like Organge Honey, Unit 7 and El Nino. Most recently he just overshadowed the star cast of Money Heist and with his acting as a badass villain, he just nailed the show single handedly frightened whole gang.

José Manuel Poga Biography

Real Name José Manuel Poga
Birth Date 1980
Age 40 Years (as of 2020)
Birth Place Jerez de la Frontera, Cádiz, Andalucía, Spain
Nationality Spanish
Profession Actor
Religion Not Known
Sun sign Not Known

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 0” – in centimeters – 182.8 cm  Approx
Weight in Kilograms – 78 kg  –  in Pounds –  172 lbs Approx
Chest Size 42 Inches
Waist Size 33 Inches
Biceps Size 17 Inches
Shoe Size 9 (US)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Green
Body Type Slim
Sexual Orientation Straight


School IES Fernando Savater
College universidad de sevilla


Father Not Known
Mother Not Known
Sister Not Known
Brother Not Known

Relationship Status

What is José Manuel Poga marital status? Single
Is he having any relationship affair? No
Is he a Gay? No
Who is José Manuel Poga Girlfriend?

José Manuel Poga Net Worth: 

He is an upcoming Spanish star who showcased his potential and versatility in almost all roles he played. His net worth is not available at the moment bu it would be updated soon.

Trivia: Important Facts about José Manuel Poga

  • He was born and raised in Jerez de la Frontera.
  • Jose had no intention of becoming an actor during childhood but he used to take part in school plays.
  • During his college studies, he was pursuing Public Administration but left in between to enter in acting world.
  • “Poga” is his stage name through which he gained fame as a comedian in the Spain.

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