Who Is Jose Balmaceda ? Father Of Pedro Pascal

by Manisha Mon May 16 2022 Updated On Fri Sep 09 2022
Who Is Jose Balmaceda ? Father Of Pedro Pascal

Jose Balmaceda is a fertility doctor by profession. He was married to the late Veronica Pascal. Jose is mostly as the father of Pedro Pascal who is an actor. 

His wife was a child psychologist by profession. They have four children together, Pedro, Lux Pascal, Nicolas and Javiera. 

His parents are late Juanita and Jose.

Jose Balmaceda's late wife Veronica Pascal Ureta
Jose Balmaceda's late wife Veronica Pascal Ureta Source: Instagram

Jose Agrees To Plead Guilty To Tax Fraud

Jose was tied to the 1995 UC Irvine Fertility Scandal, according to newly filed papers. 

He appeared in the courtroom in Santa Ana. He admitted that between 1991 and 1992, he and the other doctors took cash from some clients and did not report the income. 

In 1995, it was reported that Dr. Ricardo Asch, Sergio Stone and Balmaceda was involved in switching frozen embryo of women without their permission and giving them to another woman who later bore children from those eggs. 

They are charged with mail fraud and tax fraud. Jose surrendered and was found guilty. He is currently out of custody on a $750,000 bond.

Family Of Jose Balmaceda
Family Of Jose Balmaceda  Source: Instagram

Is Pedro Dating Anyone In 2022?

Pedro does not have a girlfriend right now.

Jose Balmaceda's children Javiera and Pedro
Jose Balmaceda's children Javiera and Pedro. Source: Instagram


He was born on 22 August 1948, and his current age is 73 years old. He was born in Chile.

Net Worth

He is a well-known doctor, so his net worth is hefty, but he doesn't disclose it yet. 

His son's net worth is estimated to be $10 million

Jose Balmaceda's daughter Lux Pascal
Jose Balmaceda's daughter Lux Pascal Source: Instagram

Pedro Was Terrified To Visit Real DEA Headquarters

Pedro was playing the role of Javier Peena in Narcos. It was based on a real DEA agent. 

In an interview, he said the agent just retired two years back in 2014. He got an opportunity to meet him personally and trained with him for his role. 

He was terrified to visit DEA Headquarters. He said that he was going to get caught for his thoughts. 

He was nervous, and it was weird for him to be amongst the DEA as he is the child of socialist activist refugees from Chile. He was intimidated by their presence.

Was Pedro Kicked Out From U2 Concert?

Pedro revealed that Jennifer Lawrence kept him from being kicked out of U2's Joshua Tree concert in an interview with Jimmy Fallon

He was invited to see the show by Game of Thrones writers. He got into a room where Jennifer hung out with other amazing people. 

He was sitting next to her, staring at her. Jennifer turned to him and said Narcos, right. 

He was over the moon that she recognized him. He chatted with her. The show started, there was a special place to see the show. 

They thought that he would linger around the security and let them in. But they did not have access to go inside. 

But Jennifer came to the rescue and said they were with us. They allowed him in after that. He thanked Jennifer for that.

Is Pedro Pascal Gay?

There was a rumor that the actor was gay. He has been a longtime supporter of LGBTQ+ rights through his sister Lux Pascal who is transgender. 

Fans have been speculating that he has a romantic bond with his longtime friend Isaac

Pedro once called him the Love of his life in his Instagram post. Despite their close friendship, they never revealed that they shared something special. 

Fans' hypothesis about their relationship vanished when Isaac got married in 2017.

Pedro and Isaac have been friends since 2005. They were together through their early career. 

That's why they share a very close bond. 

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