Justin Baldoni is an actor, director and entrepreneur whose efforts are focused on creating and effecting positive change. He can currently be seen playing Rafael on CW’s Award winning phenomenon, Jane the Virgin.
In 2012, he created the most watched digital documentary series in history “My Last Days”, which has gone on to help raise over 1m for various families and charities. The second season of “My Last Days” aired on The CW in August 2016 in conjunction with the network’s new digital vertical, co-created by Baldoni and Wayfarer, CWGOOD, which highlights the causes that CW stars and fans care about with content that will both entertain and inspire. The series is currently filming it’s third season.
Additionally, Baldoni is slated to produce and direct his first feature film, based on the Zach Sobiech story currently titled “Clouds” for Warner Bros. Studios, as well as other television and film projects in development at various networks and studios.
Baldoni is also the founder of the Wayfarer Foundation, a non profit organization that has created the Skid Row Carnival of Love; a day where medical, professional and support services are offered to those experiencing homelessness all while throwing a carnival. The wayfarer Foundation seeks to transform the way our community responds to the needs of the homeless individuals.
As a positive influence in media and rooted in a faith that believes in being of service to mankind. He is extremely passionate about using his platform to redefine masculinity, and empower women. He believes that “we all have the ability to make our lives a beautiful prayer” and currently travels the country speaking to youth and companies on how to make our work a form of service to humanity.
Baldoni currently resides in Los Angeles with his family; wife Emily, daughter Maiya Baldoni and they will be having a baby boy in November.