Life and Career
Germán Tripel was born in Greater Buenos Aires, Argentina on January 15, 1980. He attended Deutsche Schule Villa Ballester, a trilingual school with instruction in English, Spanish, and German. Throughout secondary school, Tripel played handball, track and field, and soccer, playing for some time on the Chacarita Juniors for the later. After finishing secondary, Tripel studied to become a physical education teacher and continued to participate in track and field at CeNARD, having local success in the long jump.
He began his musical career as a contestant on the reality television show Popstars: Tu Show in 2002. He was a finalist and as a result joined the boy band Mambrú; their debut album sold over 120,000 copies and went triple platinum. In 2005, Mambrú disbanded in the midst of a national tour. After parting from the band, Tripel began an acting career, guest-starring in No hay 2 sin 3, Champs 12, and Historias de la primera vez. He also released a solo album called Push! in 2008. In 2012, Tripel landed a recurring role as rock star Rafa Palmer in Violetta, and in 2015, it was announced that he would be a part of the main cast of Soy Luna as Cato. He left the show at the end of its second season.
On November 11, 2011, he married fellow musician and actress Florencia Otero, and they have one daughter together named Nina. They met while performing with one another in Rent at the Ciudad Cultural Konex, and together, they form the band FlowerTrip. Tripel is also currently a singer in the rock band Coverheads.
|2002||Popstars: Tu Show||Himself (Contestant)|
|2004||No hay 2 sin 3||Various|
|2008||The Informers||Bryan's Guitarist|
|2009||Champs 12||Nico González|
|2010||El Rati Horror Show|
|2011||Historias de la primera vez||Marcos|
|2014||Mis amigos de siempre||Bomba|
|2016 - 2017||Soy Luna||Cato Alcoba|
|2017||Pendeja, payasa y gorda||Martín|
|2020||El muro infernal||Himself (Contestant)|
Awards and Nominations
|2009||Premios ACE||Male Revelation||Hedwig and the Angry Inch||Won|
|2010||Best Actor in a Musical Comedy||Los últimos 5 años||Nominated|
|2012||Best Actor in a Musical||Forever Young|
- He was a guest on Caro Ibarra's show La casa del Pop with his wife in 2019.
- His uncle is actor Carlos Tripel.
| To view the Germán Tripel gallery, click here.
- Artista German Tripa Tripel
- Discogs - Germán Tripel
- Alternativa teatral - Germán Tripel
- Nació Nina, la hija de Flor Otero y Germán "Tripa" Tripel
- Florencia Otero, Germán Tripel y el secreto para sostener una relación de 10 años en el ambiente
- Flowertrip - "Cuadernos" (Acústico)
- Entrevista a Germán “Tripa” Tripel y “Carucha” Podestá Coverheads: la banda que tiene al rock como columna vertebral
- Murió el actor Carlos Tripel, tío de Germán “Tripa”: “Es triste que la familia no pueda abrazarse y llorarlo juntos”