Maximiliano Hernandez

By Aarone Hernandez | Published on: January 21, 2024 | Updated on: January 21, 2024
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Maximiliano Hernandez is an American actor who has appeared in dozens of movies and series. Lately, he has garnered huge attention as he has been cast as one of the crucial characters in the Netflix series Griselda.

Apart from his professional accomplishments, there has been major curiosity concerning his marriage and familial details that have been unexplored. Well, here we are going to reveal everything you didn’t know about him.

Is Native To Brooklyn

Maximiliano was born on September 12, 1973, making him 50 years old as of 2024. His Parents Maria Elena Hernandez and Jose Maximiliano were Honduran Immigrants.

Maximiliano himself is the middle of three children. However, the information as to his siblings is not shared. Perhaps, they like to keep their lives private.

Hernandez Went To An Acting School 

Maximiliano has always known what he wanted out of his life. He studied at Bishop Ford High School and acted just so he could get out of detention. He acted throughout high school and college. In college, he auditioned and was accepted into the BFA program of the Leonard Davis Center For the Performing Arts. Maximiliano however had left the program in order to join the Workhouse Theatre in Tribeca.

Was Once Married To Hernandez Holly Eve

In his life, Maximiliano has been married twice. His first marriage was with Hernandez Holly Eve who he married on October 29, 2016. Holly and Maximiliano were often seen together in events and were called the ‘perfect couple’. The couple shared no kids as their relationship only lasted for 2 years.

The divorce was initially filed by Maximiliano against Holly on July 17, 2018. According to Holly Eve, her husband asked for a divorce just a few months after Holly had started her own business. They had to be in court for 5 months because of this case. Their final and legal separation is said to have happened on December 13, 2018.

His Ex-Wife Holly Eve Is A Renowned Name In The Business Industry

Before starting her own business Holly had a decade-long career as a celebrity and TV makeup artist. Now, she is the founder of a known makeup brand Madame Levy. Holly even is a contributor to Forbes.

She initially started her business in 2018 before her divorce from her then-husband Maximiliano. The divorce had sent her into a depressive spiral but she still continued operating Madame Levy.

She learned that Urban Outfitters were interested in carrying the brand’s items. “They reached out to me, and I thought, ‘OK, my life is going in a better direction,'” she said. Unfortunately, her life was about to grow far worse before it got better.

Eve was hit by a distracted motorist while walking her dog two weeks after hearing from the shop, an accident that landed her in the hospital for a month. She had to relearn how to walk. Despite everything, she was adamant about not losing the Urban Outfitters account. Now, she is a known name when it comes to Madame Levy. She also has been remarried since and lives a content life. Her brand has been on an upward trajectory ever since.

Has Re-Married 

The American actor has also moved on from his marriage with Holly Eve. On January 18, 2020, almost 2 years after his divorce, he introduced his new girlfriend to his Instagram followers. His girlfriend-turned-wife’s name is Shalom Jacks.

Hernandez introduced Shalom as his wife on Instagram in his birthday post this year. In the picture, the couple can be seen wearing wedding clothes. In addition to that, the date of their marriage is not shared and Shalom seems to have a private Instagram for us to really confirm the date. Nevertheless, the love between the two seems very sweet.

In his birthday post, he mentioned Shalom and said, “The greatest gift I could have ever received is the love of my beautiful wife. Thank you @shalomdjacks for always believing in me and helping me be a better man.”

Hernandez Has A Son Named Diego 

Yes, you’ve heard it right. The older Hernandez has a son named Diego Hernandez. The mother of Diego is however unknown as there has been no mention of her anywhere. In many articles, people speculate that Holly is the mother of Diego. However, Diego is 20 in 2023, which means he was born in 2004. Additionally, Holly and Maximiliano were only together around 2016.

Maximiliano’s Career in Hollywood 

Hernández began his career by appearing in episodes of Law & Order, 24 and Numbers, as well as the film Hotel for Dogs. He appeared in filmmaker Gavin O’Connor’s films Pride and Glory and Warrior.

As part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe series, Hernández had brief cameos as the Marvel Comics character Jasper Sitwell in 2011’s Thor, 2012’s The Avengers, and 2019’s Avengers: Endgame. He played the character again in the Marvel One-Shots short films The Consultant and Item 47, as well as the first season of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Captain America: The Winter Soldier in 2014.

In 2013, he played Chris Amador, an FBI agent, in the first season of The Americans. The project brought him back into contact with Gavin O’Connor, who directed the pilot. Hernández left the show after the eighth episode.

Hernández’s work in the series was characterized by Grantland’s Andy Greenwald as “wonderful […] making a fringe character both memorable and strangely noble in his limited screen time.” Hernández starred as a corrupt state police officer in the criminal action thriller Sicario in 2015.

In 2024, the actor is set to appear in Griselda along with actors Sofía Vergara, Christian Tappán, Alberto Guerra, Gabriel Sloyer, Vanessa Ferlito, among others.