In 1997, Verástegui began acting in Mexican telenovelas produced by Televisa.
In 2001 Verástegui moved to Miami and signed a recording contract as a solo artist with Universal Music Latino and recorded his first self-titled album.
Before filming commenced on Chasing Papi Verástegui took voice-coaching lessons to improve his English pronunciation.
The coach was a committed Christian-Catholic, and in the course of their conversations Verástegui re-discovered his faith and resolved to change his lifestyle.
You may known his as one of Mexico's hottest model exports, but we know him as the guy who was the spokesperson for a series of terrible TV commercials against gay marriage.
Verastegui: The government, after the war ended, considered it an embarrassment and so they tried to bury that wound and move forward, and that's why they took all that information out of public schools, because they didn't' want people to know. I asked my friends, "was I absent that day, when they taught this? Calles was the guy who founded the party which took over Mexico for more than seventy years.In the same year he made an appearance in the Jennifer Lopez music video "Ain't It Funny".Two years later, in 2003, Verástegui was chosen as the lead character in the Latin comedy Chasing Papi, alongside Jaci Velasquez, Sofia Vergara, and Roselyn Sanchez. He was voted among the 50 "hottest" Hispanics by People en Español magazine.Whitepages, founded in 1997, helps you stay in contact with and verify the people in your world.More than 50 million people per month use our free and premium people search engine and background reports to reconnect with friends and family, keep contacts up to date, and verify identities.