Carlos Olivero, better known as Carlito Olivero, was born in Chicago, Illinois and is of Puerto Rican and Mexican decent. He can be seen next in Bad Samaritan, the next film from Dean Devlin's Electric Entertainment that Devlin is set to direct himself. Carlito will star opposite David Tennant and Robert Sheehan as the role of ‘Derek Hamilton’. Known for his series regular role on the successful Hulu series “East Los High,” Olivero recently wrapped another feature film called Blood Heist, starring and produced by James Franco. In 2012, Olivero appeared in a main role in We The Party, a film written and directed by Mario Van Peebles.
Also a talented musician, Carlito signed with the Sony/BMG recording group The New Menudo. The members were chosen after nationwide auditions and a 10-episode reality show that was also shown on MTV. The group continued for two years starting in 2007 with their debut singles "Lost" and "More Than Words". In 2013, Carlito went on to become a finalist on season 3 of the hit show “X-Factor.” He was mentored by singer Paulina Rubio. A platinum selling artist, he recently released his second album "Dreams Don’t Become Reality While Sleeping Volume 2".
Carlito is currently starring in the Lionsgate/YouTube Red series “Step Up: High Water,” based off the hit franchise movies. The show is created and written by Holly Sorensen and debuted on January 31st, 2018. He enjoys keeping in touch with his fans and has over 100K followers on social media.