Friday, August 5, 2022

Summer "Feel Good" Interview Series: Get to Know Carlos and Alexa PenaVega - 25 Things to Know about This Super Couple

By Markos Papadatos
Senior Writer ad "PowerJournalist"
Photo Left Courtesy Fred Haynes, Crown Media

Carlos and Alexa PenaVega star in the new Hallmark movie "Love in the Limelight." Carlos is best known as a band member of Big Time Rush, and starring in the hit Nickelodeon series of the same name. Alexa is known from "Spy Kids" fame. 

They praised Hallmark for always giving they a great deal of creative control, and six of Carlos' songs will appear in the new film "Love in the Limelight," which will premiere on August 6. Ron Oliver directed "Love in the Limelight" from a script by Willie Aames, Winnie Hung, and Rich Tabach. 

What They Watch

The couple listed "Rat Race" as their all-time favorite comedy, as well as "Speed 2: Cruise Control" and "Euro Trip" as standout movies. 

Their favorite series to binge-watch include "The Office," "Arrested Development," and "Stranger Things." 
On Relaxing, Eating and More

In an effort to unwind and relax, they enjoy gaming and playing "Call of Duty" on Xbox. 

Carlos revealed that he is on an animal-based diet, where he is eating fruit, meat, and honey. His favorite cheat meal is pizza, white chocolate, and custom doughnuts. Alexa's favorite cheat meal is macaroni and cheese. 

The PenaVegas live by the following motto: "God first, serve others." "If you want to be a great leader, be a great servant," they explained. 

If he were to do any track and field event, PenaVega shared that he would try the "pole vault," and his favorite stroke in swimming is the "breaststroke." "Pole vault just seems fun and exciting," he said. "I was really good at swimming the breaststroke in camp." 

Carlos and Alexa also took some time to answer a few "Rapid Fire" questions. 


Get to Know Carlos PenaVega

 

Waffles or pancakes? 

Waffles 

Flying or driving? 

Driving

City living or country living? 

Country living

Summer or winter? 

Summer

Library or museum? 

Museum

Bath or shower? 

Bath

Pepsi or Coke? 

Neither, I don’t drink either

Texting or calling? 

Texting, it is just easier than calling

Half-full or half-empty? 

Half-full

Curly fries or normal fries? 

Curly fries

Skydiving or scuba diving?

Scuba diving
Indoor pool or outdoor pool?
 

Outdoor pool
Tea or coffee?
 

Neither
Rain or snow?
 

Snow
Singing or dancing?
 

Singing 

Burgers or tacos? 

Tacos
Long course or short course? 

Long course
Money or fame? 

Money 

 

Photo from Carlos PenaVega Facebook

Get to Know Alexa PenaVega

 

Waffles or pancakes?

Waffles 

Flying or driving? 

Driving
City living or country living?
 

Country living
Summer or winter?
 

Summer
Library or museum?

Museum
Bath or shower? 

Bath
Pepsi or Coke?

Neither, I don’t like either
Texting or calling?
 

Calling 

Half-full or half-empty?

Half-full
Curly fries or normal fries?

Curly fries
Skydiving or scuba diving?

Scuba diving
Indoor pool or outdoor pool?
 

Outdoor pool
Tea or coffee?

Neither
Rain or snow?

Rain
Singing or dancing?
 

I love both equally, I can't choose between two loves 

Burgers or tacos? 

Burger
Long course or short course?
 

Short course
Money or fame?

Money, you can do so much more with money than fame 

 

In their personal lives, they are parents to three young boys. The PenaVegas defined the word success as a "happy marriage and a family that is together."