What is the city of origin of Rafael Amaya, actor of The Lord of the Skies

Actor has participated in different television productions and has also hosted some tv programs.

Rafael Amaya
Rafael Amaya

Rafael Amaya has become one of the actors with a great trajectory due to his participation in different television productions such as the series “ El Señor de los Cielos ”, an American crime drama produced by Telemundo Global Studios and Argos Comunicación. After playing Aurelio Casillas, the actor established himself as one of the favorites on the small screen and one of the most sought-after in the industry.

“The Lord of the Skies” has been distributed internationally by the Telemundo International network together with NBCUniversal International Distribution . It was Luis Zelkowicz and Mariano Calasso who wrote this shocking story which is based on an original idea by Andrés López.

In it the adventures and crimes committed by the Mexican Amado Carrillo are narrated , name which was changed to Aurelio Casillas in the successful production.

The series “The Lord of the Skies” has starred Rafael Amaya , who shared roles with a large cast of actors including Fernanda Castillo, Carmen Villalobos, Maritza Rodríguez, Marlene Favela, Gabriel Porras, Ximena Herrera, Raúl Méndez , Carmen Aub, Sabrina Seara, among others.

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José Rafael Amaya Núñez is an actor born in the city of Hermosillo , in the state of Sonora ( Mexico ) and who has been nominated for several television awards due to his great work in different series and soap operas. In addition to that, he has also served as presenter of programs with a high rating index such as “Premios Tu Mundo” and the “2013 Billboard Awards for Mexican Music”.

He was born on February 28, 1977 and five years later his family was forced to leave their hometown to settle in Tecate, in the state of Baja California . From an early age he showed great talent for sports such as athletics. But that was not all, well, he also learned theater and music.

In 2001 he made his acting debut in the telenovela “La casa en la playa” where he played Romualdo Reyes. In that production he worked alongside Cynthia Klitbo , Sergio Goyri and Blanca Guerra . He then worked on “Real life cases” where he was invited to participate in Silvia Pinal’s telenovela.

Likewise, in 2006 he signed a contract with the television network Telemundo , then he signed a contract with Televisa where he made feature films and television films for other networks.

Years later he would participate in “The Lord of the Skies” where his role immediately captured the attention of thousands of fans.


The city of Hermosillo , in the state of Sonora, is located 287 kilometers from the border with the United States and has a population of approximately 855,563 inhabitants. It also stands out for having been considered one of the most livable cities in Mexico , according to what was published in the study The most livable cities in Mexico in 2013 and 2018 by the company Gabinete de Comunicación Estratégica.

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Its annual climate is an average annual temperature of 25 ° C, so it can be said that throughout the year its temperatures are warm but there are three months where the heat temperature is much higher, while between July and September it rains with greater intensity.

As part of its cultural legacy, the city of Hermosillo is characterized by having cinemas, theaters, bowling centers, art galleries, museums, among others.

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Regarding the museums, the main ones are La Casa de la Cultura; The Museum of Art of Sonora; The Library Museum of the University of Sonora where the Emiliana de Zubeldía Theater is also located; The Chapels of Carmen and of the Holy Spirit; The Museum of Popular and Indigenous Cultures of Sonora; The Seri Museum (in Bahía de Kino); The Civic Auditorium of the State of Sonora; The COBACH Theater; The Regional Museum of History, among others.

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In June 2021, Telemundo announced the reincorporation of Amaya to the channel to carry out new projects, among them, “Malverde: El santo patron”, her first telenovela after her scandalous exit from “El Señor de los Cielos” in 2019.

Amaya, who has already said she wants to change her life and get away from temptations, also shared her excitement to return to the sets.

“I am very grateful and honored to return to the Telemundo family that has always supported and believed in me, creating original stories of the best quality bringing the best of the best in entertainment to the public, and thank you all for waiting. Let’s start, arre! “, He wrote on his Instagram account.

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Written by Geekybar

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For over 7 years in journalism. Half of them are as editor. My weakness is doing mini-investigations on new topics.


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