Prince Royce is just one of the many stars of ‘The Passion.’ The singer will be playing Peter in the live TV musical. Before watching the epic event, here are 5 things you need to know about Prince!
Prince Royce, 26, is taking on one of the most pivotal figures of the Bible in The Passion. He’s starring alongside Jencarlos Canela, 27, Chris Daughtry, 36, Seal, 53, and more in the March 20 TV event. So, who is Prince Royce? HollywoodLife.com has rounded up 5 things to know about him!
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1. Prince Royce is not his real name.
He’s not an actual prince, you guys! He was born Geoffrey Royce Rojas in The Bronx. He adopted the stage name Prince Royce when he started his music career.
2. The Passion isn’t his first TV gig!
Prince was a coach on Las Voz Kids, the children’s version of The Voice in Spanish, during the show’s first season. He also has a recurring role on Hulu’s East Los High.
3. He’s worked with Jennifer Lopez, Selena Gomez & more.
Prince Royce’s biggest hit is definitely “Back It Up.” The song features Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull. He also collaborated with Snoop Dogg on “Stuck On A Feeling” and Selena Gomez on “Already Missing You.”
4. He’s released four albums.
He released his first album, titled Prince Royce, in 2010. Prince released Phase II and Soy el Mismo in 2012 and 2013. His latest album, Double Vision, dropped in 2015.
5. The first thing he notices in a woman? Her smile!
He knows what he likes! “The energy of a smile can really draw me in,” he told Popsugar. And next comes the eyes and the hair. If you catch my eye with all three, I’m in trouble!”
HollywoodLifers, do you think Prince Royce will make a good Peter? Are you excited for The Passion? Let us know!