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How old is Ruby from On My Block? Jason Genao age reveal

Darcy Rafter October 4, 2021
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Netflix original series On My Block is returning for its fourth and final season and fans are curious to know how old Ruby aka Jason Genao is.

Created by Lauren Iungerich, Eddie Gonzalez and Jeremy Haft, the show follows four teens who live in a rough inner-city neighbourhood in Los Angeles.

The characters may all be teenagers on the show but the actors who play them are quite a bit older in real life. Let’s discover how old Ruby Martinez is.

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On My Block Season 4 | Official Trailer | Netflix

On My Block Season 4 | Official Trailer | Netflix

How old is Ruby from On My Block?

Jason Genao, who plays the character Ruby Martinez, is 24 years old. Genao was born on 3 July 1996 and grew up in Jersey City, New Jersey.

Jason is 5ft 1.5in and addresses being short when playing Ruby in On My Block. Jason plays a maths genius in On My Block but has also played Napoleon in The Get Down on Netflix.

The actor has been in shows such as God Friended Me and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. He also starred in the movie Logan in which he played Rictor, leader of the X-23 children.

Season 4 of On My Block finds the teens two years older. They have gone their separate ways but get back together to uncover some truths from their past.

Sadly at the start of this year Jason’s mother, Maria Genao, passed away from covid. The talented actor has dedicated seasons 1, 2, 3 and 4 to his mum, who raised him to become the man he is today.

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Jason Genao age vs other characters

Sierra Capri, who plays Monse in the show, is 23 years old, while her pal Diego Tinoco, aka Cesar, is also 23. Brett Gray is slightly older at 25 years old.

Jasmine Flores, who is supposed to be 15 years old in the series, is played by 34-year-old Jessica Marie Garcia. That’s some make-up!

Oscar “Spooky” Diaz is 20 years old in the series but is played by Julio Macias, who is 31 years old.

Olivia turns 15 at the end of On My Block season 1 but in reality Ronni Hawk, who plays Olivia, has just turned 22.

Latrelle is one of the youngest of The Prophets. Jahking Guillory who plays him is also one of the youngest of the cast, at 20 years old.

Peggy Blow, who plays Ruby’s Abuelita Marisol Martinez, is 66 years old while in real life she is 69.

Season 4 release date and time

On My Block season 4 is set to premiere today (Monday, 4 October 2021) on Netflix.

As most Netflix shows release around the same time worldwide, On My Block is l.ikely to premiere at 3am ET in the US, 8am in the UK, 1230 pm in India, and 5pm in Sydney, Australia.

On My Block season 4 will feature ten episodes, with each episode available to binge-watch NOW!

Season 4 will be the final season of the show, which fans have become obsessed with since it initially premiered in March 2018. Tune into season 4 now!

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Darcy is an experienced journalist passionate about celebrity culture and entertainment. After gaining a degree in Media and Communications at Goldsmiths University she has also become a social media specialist, always keeping informed on the latest trends. With almost five years of experience in media, her expertise is analysing platforms such as Instagram, Twitter and TikTok. When she's not tracking the latest trending content, she’s watching films and eating lots of chocolate.