Money Heist’s Rodrigo De La Serna Net Worth, Wife, & Biography

Rodrigo de la Serna is the Palermo of the renowned Spanish series Money Heist or La casa del papel. He joined the show in part 3 of season 2 and has been working since then. In the show, he plays the skilled gay engineer who planned the second heist of the gang.

Likewise, Fernando Cayo played Colonel Luis Tamayo and Najwa Nimri played the role of inspector Alicia Sierra in the Money Heist series.

Besides gaining worldwide recognition through the show, Serna was already an established actor from Argentina. He had worked on numerous projects both in Argentina and other countries. He even has ties with the band El Yotivenco.

Biography & Wiki Summary

Popular NameRodrigo de la Serna
Real NameRodrigo de la Serna
Date of birthApril 18, 1976
Age48 years old
Place of birthBuenos Aires, Argentina
FatherLionel Rodolfo de la Serna
MotherLiliana Patricia Chevalier
BrotherManuel de la Serna
StatusIn a relationship
PartnerLudmila Romero
DaughtersMiranda, Olivia, and Estanislao
Net worth5 Million USD
Height5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Hair colorBrown
Eye colorBlue
Instagram iddelaserna_rodrigo

Rodrigo De La Serna Net Worth

The talented actor has been working actively since 1995 and is part of many hit projects like Money Heist.

All these successes and recognition have helped the Serna to earn a great fortune. The actor has around 5 Million USD as his net worth.

Rodrigo De La Serna Family, Parents, and Personal Life

Serna was born in Buenos Aires to his parents Lionel Rodolfo and Liliana Patirica. 

He has not shared much about his childhood or his early family except that he has a brother.

Though his childhood is still a mystery, he has shared that he has worked since high school.

Later, he started his career in acting and acted in many national and international projects.

Serna has come a long way since his days in Argentina. He is currently enjoying a life of success with his partner and three daughters.

Rodrigo Girlfriend and Relationships

Though the 48 year-old actor has maintained privacy about his family, he couldn’t hide his dating life from the media.

Serna has dated many females, one of which is the gorgeous actress Érica Rivas. He met Rivas on the set of his project, Champions of Life. He has a beautiful daughter named Miranda with his ex-girlfriend Rivas.

After dating Rivas for a year, Serna broke up with her and started dating another actress, Pilar Gamboa. He also met Gamboa while working on another project, Compulsive Times. He dated Gamboa for four years before parting ways with her.

Currently, he is dating Ludmila Romero, a journalist. The couple started dating in 2016 and has two beautiful daughters between them.

Education and High School

Serna hasn’t shared anything about his academic background or his academic qualification. So, no one knows anything about it.


Serna started his acting career with smaller productions like Nuts for Love. 

He then moved to the world of television with the live-action TV series Cybersix. After the show, he kept working on the small screen before moving to the bigger screen.

After he started working in movies, he got many projects. One of his most notable early works was in The Motorcycle Diaries. After this movie, he got his breakthrough and started getting international projects. In 2018, he acted in Yucatán, a Spanish comedy on Netflix.

By the time he got his role in the popular series Money Heist, he already was an established actor with many awards like Silver Condor and Goya Awards. He even had a BAFTA Awards nomination.

In 2019, he got cast as Martín Berrote, also known as Palermo. He joined the show in part 3 but soon became one of its loved characters.

Since the release of part 5, Serna has gained more recognition throughout the world.

Rodrigo as Palermo in Money Heist

The charming actor portrays a skilled gay engineer, Palermo, in the popular series. 

In the show, he is a longtime friend of Berlin, who initially planned the heist in the Bank of Spain with Berlin.

Besides being a friend, Palermo was also in love with Berlin for many years but never had the guts to confess his love.

After the death of Berlin, he joins hands with the Professor (half-brother of Berlin) and plans for the heist on the Bank of Spain.

In the show, Palermo is an impulsive and egoist character who builds up a wall around him to protect himself from being emotionally hurt.

His egoist nature also leads him to separate from his group for a while, though they reconcile later.

Despite having a tough exterior, Palermo sometimes shows a loving and caring side. He also develops intimacy with Helsinki.

Palermo wears an eye patch in the latter part of the show after being shot by Gandía.

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