|Date of Birth
|Place of Birth
||Mexico City, Mexico
Valentino's parents are Margarita and Luis Alberto. Valentino is the second of four siblings, and is also the only male. He began his career as a model, and later enrolled in Televisa's CEA (Centro de Educacion Artistica). It was then when telenovela producer Carla Estrada invited him to participate in some episodes of Maria Isabel (1997), alongside Adela Noriega.
He later received roles in Amor Gitano (1999), La Casa en la Playa (2000) and Pedro Damian's Primer amor... a mil por hora (2000), where he played Imanol Jauregui Tasso, alongside Ana Layevska, Anahi, Kuno Becker, and Sebastian Rulli. His charisma and acting style placed him among the favorites.
Soon after, Valentino participated in the telenovela El Juego de la Vida (2001), where embodied Juan Carlos Dominguez, a coach of girl's football. Around that time, he began dating Jacqueline Bracamontes. He also acted in Amar Otra Vez (2003) and Inocente de Ti (2004) as Julio Alberto Castillo Linares, opposite Camila Sodi, and Karla Monroig. He also appeared in Alborada (2005) as Martin Alvarado. He had the lead role in the telenovela Amar Sin Limites with Karyme Lozano.