After playing the series regular role of Diego Armando Escandiondas in the Mexican telenovela Que Pobres Tan Ricos, he went on to portray Felipe in the romantic series Amores con Trampa.
He made his television debut in a 2012 episode of the Mexican musical television series Miss XV: Suena Princesa.
Extremely popular on social media, he has accumulated over 120,000 Twitter followers and more than 2.5 million Instagram followers.
He was born and raised in Mexico City, Mexico, and is the son of actors Victoria Ruffo and Eugenio Derbez and the brother of entertainers Aislinn and Vadhir Derbez. His paternal grandmother, Silvia Derbez, also had a successful acting career.
He and Jaime Camil were both in the main cast of Que Pobres Tan Ricos.