Born on February 14, 1993 in South Florida, Alberto Rosende is of Colombian and Cuban descent. He was diagnosed with cancer in 2013, but has been declared cancer-free as of 2014. Alberto graduated from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2015.
Alberto performed in FLCT’s production of Hairspray at Broward Center (2012) and as a dancer in The Swing of Things (2013). Since then, he guest-starred in Blue Bloods as “Carlos Santiago” (fifth season, 2015) and in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as “Jordan Messina” (2015). In 2015, Alberto was casted in the role of “Simon Lewis” in Freeform’s Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments.
Currently, Alberto is still playing “Simon Lewis” in Shadowhunters. He has since released an original song, Fragile World, and started an online book club at @rosendereads on Instagram.