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Diego Barrueco – Who is this handsome Spanish model?

Diego Barrueco – Who is this handsome Spanish model?

Diego Barrueco is a Spanish model and social media personality, famous for his work with brands such as Pull & Bear, Independent Leaders and Shockwaves.

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Early life and educational background

Diego Barrueco Martin was born on the 28e of January 1991 in Murcia, Spain. He lived as an only child with his parents in a small town called Salamanca. Growing up, he wanted to be a “cool” Spanish teacher like his mother. With that in mind, he enrolled at a university in Spain where he studied English philology, history and language. By the way, he studied for a year in Ireland.

As a pastime, he started posting photos of himself on Tumblr in 2011. Over time, he gained thousands of followers on the site, including celebrities like Cara Delevingne, Barbara Palvin, and Ellie Goulding. His parents supported his decision to drop out of school to pursue a modeling career.


Modeling career

Diego’s modeling career started after he was recruited on Tumblr in 2013 said‘This man saw my photos on tumblr† He asked me if I wanted to work on an editorial board for Candy Magazine. Things snowballed from there…’.

In 2014, he appeared in Ellie Goulding’s music video entitled “Beating Heart”, written for the movie “Divergent”, and fans were curious about the mystery man who followed Ellie in the video. Soon after, he landed many modeling opportunities at agencies, including: Why no models in Milan, IMG models in New York, Sight in Barcelona and Established in London. He then moved to London to pursue a professional modeling career. The model collaborated with the largest global fashion brands “Fiasco”, “Shockwaves”, “Independent Leaders” and “Pull & Bear”.

Diego Barrueco

In addition, he appeared on the cover of ‘Valstrom’ and ‘Wonderland’, ‘EY Magateen’ and was recommended in the Gay Times Week’s InstaFitty. He also regularly collaborates with Louis Vuitton. As for his huge fan base and popularity, Diego is still not used to it. A group of fans saw him on the street and asked to take a picture with him. “…It was so funny though because they literally wouldn’t let me go until I took a picture with each of them…it still feels really crazy.”

Online Store— Almost Home

Diego is not only one of the biggest influencers in menswear but also has his own online store and brand called Almost home in cooperation with seven50

The collection mainly contains clothes and accessories for men that are simple, comfortable and stylish. Diego is deeply involved in the brand’s creative process, along with his friend Luke.

Co-Owner of Peng Point

The Fiasco model opened his own shoe store in Zamora, Spain, called Peng Point. The store sells branded fashion shoes in collaboration with popular brands such as Paco Robanne, Superdry and Puma.


Girlfriend – Ali Flowers

Although it is not known when and how they met, the Spanish model started dating Ali Flowers in 2015 and they have been together ever since. Ali— a freelance event producer — doesn’t shy away from professing her love for Diego and regularly posts their couple photos on her Instagram account. The two are quite open about their intimate relationship and don’t hesitate to share their moments with the world via social media. As of 2020, the couple has not yet tied the knot, but it seems to be going strong.

Hobbies, favorite things and interesting facts

  • Diego is close to his mother, Pictures of the two spending time together can be found on his social media accounts.
  • His zodiac sign is Aquarius.
  • He has a following of more than 570,000 on Instagram and about 70,100 on Twitter on which he shares his everyday experiences and his enthusiasm for fitness, fashion and art.
  • His girlfriend Ali calls him “Piggy”. His other nicknames are Barrueco, Diego and Breezy.
  • Adriana Lima is his favorite Victoria’s Secret
  • “Never Back Down” is his favorite movie.
  • Meet and hang out with as soon as possible rocky is the “coolest” thing that ever happened to him.
  • The model is a fitness freak and trains five days a week to maintain his toned physique.
  • Despite popular belief, he doesn’t go out very often and is not a “party animal.”
  • He is fond of pets and has a cat named “Isidoro”.
  • His hobbies are football (soccer), buying clothes and spending time with friends.
  • Burger King and pistachios are his guilty pleasures.

Appearance and clothing style

Diego is a man of Spanish nationality and Hispanic ethnicity with brown eyes and black hair. He is 1.83 m tall and weighs 78 kg. His body type is slim but athletic with body measurements of 38-30-36. He has four tattoos, including one of “The lionking‘s” Timon and Pumba; according to him, it is his most meaningful tattoo. As for his dress style, the influencer wears trendy clothes to work but likes to stay true to his personal underground style.

Net worth and salary

Most of Diego’s net worth and salary comes from his modeling career, along with his endorsement deals. The average salary for a male cover model can run as high as $25,000 per shoot, so he clearly makes a lot of money thanks to his successful modeling career. Other sources of income are his “Almost Home” brand, his shop in Spain and the many brand recommendations he makes. As of early 2020, his net worth is estimated to be close to $1 million.