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Relationship Facts of Arap Bethke

Arap Bethke is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Is Arap Bethke Single or Dating anyone?

From the data of Married Biography, Arap Bethke is currently Single.

Past Relationship

Arap was in a relationship with Gaby Espino, Venezuelan actress, and model in 2016, and after a year of dating, the couple separated in 2017. Then, he dated  María Fernanda Yepes for a short time.

In 2011, he had been in a relationship with Sara Maldonado. Also, as per the sources, Arap had been in a relationship for a long time with Actress Ivana De Maria in 2017 and got engaged in January 2021, but now the couple has split.

Arap Bethke: Biography in Details

Who is Arap Bethke?

Arap Bethke is an actor from Mexico who is well known for his role as Chacho Mendoza Cuervo, a 2002-2002 television series Clase 406. Also, he played one of the main characters in  Doña Bárbara (Telemundo series), in the role of “Antonio Sandoval”. 

When was Arap Bethke Born? Age, Parents, Nationality, Education

Arap Bethke was born on March 12, 1980, in Nairobi, Kenya. He was born to parents Claus Bethke, and his mother Patricia Galdames. He holds Mexican nationality and is of German and Chilean descent. His full name is Ricardo Arap Bethke Galdames. Furthermore, he has two brothers, one named Beto Bethke born in Ecuador, and a sister born in Washington, United States.  

Early Life

Arap moved to Mexico where he spent his entire childhood and his young life with his parents. He stayed in Nairobi till he was five years old, and later moved to another country as his father worked at the United Nations.


In terms of his education, Arap joined Peterson College for his high education. After high school, he went to Universidad Iberoamericana where he earned a degree in communication.

Arap Bethke: Professional Life, Career

Arap Bethke, in 1997, made his first television debut in the episode of Mi Generacion. He became well known from the Mexican telenovela Clase 406, where he portrayed the role of Chacho in 2002. Then, he made an appearance in the American comedy-drama Ugly Betty in an episode of “A Tree Grows in Guadalajara” as a cafe waiter Antonio Barreiro.

Furthermore, he featured in Madre Luna, and “Tierra de Pasiones” in 2006, as Demetrio Aguirre, also appeared as a lead character in Doña Bárbara, where he portrayed the role of “Antonio Sandoval”.

Film Appearances

  • A Sweet Scent of Death (1999)
  • Instructions Not Included (2013)
  • Quetzalcoatl (2014)
  • Amor de mis amores (2014)
  • Enamorándome de Abril (2015)
  • Sobredosis de amor (2018)
  • El minthó Escarlata (2018)

In addition, Bethke made a cameo appearance in episode 3 of “El Que Quiera Azul Celeste”…Que Se Acuestte!” in the first season of RBD: La Familia as Dulce Maria’s new hot conquest, “Alvaro”, where his cast members were Alfonso Herrera, Anahi, Dulce Maria, Christopher Uckermann, Maite Perroni & Christian Chavez.

Likewise, Bethke has starred in a main role in La Usurpadora (2019) as Facundo Nava, Buscando a Frida (2021) as Detective Martin Cabrera, Mujer de Nadie (2022) as Alfredo Teran, and Juego de Mentiras (2023) as Cesar Ferrer.

Awards and Nominations

YearNominated WorkAssociationCategoryResult
2016Eva la traileraPremios Tu MundoFavorite Lead ActorNominated
The Perfect Couple (with Edith Gonzalez)Nominated
2020La Usurpadora38th TVyNovelas AwardsBest Co-lead ActorWon

Arap Bethke: Net Worth 2024, Salary

Arap has made a hefty amount from his career as a successful Mexican actor. As of 2024, he has an estimated net worth of $4 million. However, the information regarding his salary is still under review.

Rumors, Controversy

Arap has not been a part of any significant controversies in his career. Currently, there are no rumors concerning him and his career.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

The 44-year-old actor Arap has a fit and toned body with a height of 6 feet and weighs around 75 kg. Coming to his outer appearance, he has a fair skin tone, along with a stunning blue pair of eyes, and short curly black hair.

Social Media Profile

Arap Bethke has a verified Instagram account under the username @arapmx with 757k+ followers. Whereas, he is not very active on other social media platforms.

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