In 2013, he auditioned for season 3 of the American singing competition series The X Factor and is in the Top 16, one of four in the "Boys" category mentored by Paulina Rubio. In 2007, Carlito Olivero took part in an MTV reality series titled Making Menudo to earn a spot in the reconfigured famous Latin boy band. Ricky Martin and Draco Rosa were two of many who rotated through the band over the years. The initial Menudo five chosen in the program (JC, Jorge, Monti, Jose and Chris) were put to compete against four other aspiring candidates who didn't make the cut (Antony, Pena, Trevor and Carlos). Eventually Carlos [Olivero] was chosen to be included in Menudo's "final" set-up. After disbandment, Olivares relocated to Los Angeles to pursue a singing / acting career.
He appeared in small roles in TNT network series Rizzoli & Isles and in an advertisement for Starbucks. In 2012, Olivares appeared in a main role in We the Party, a film written and directed by Mario Van Peebles. The film is a revealing look at contemporary youth culture, showing teenagers as they are, not as adults would like them to be. A comedy set in an ethnically diverse Los Angeles high school, it focuses on young friends as they deal with "romance, money, prom, college, sex, bullies, Facebook, fitting in, standing out, and finding themselves".
capturing the hopes, confusion, challenges and dreams of today's teenagers as they plunge headlong into an uncertain future. Credited as Carlito Olivero, he plays the role of Paco in the film. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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