Ander goes through the ringer — he begins the show taking drugs to deal with immense pressure, is dating the closeted older brother of his classmate, has to keep a murder confession a secret from his best friend, and even gets leukemia.Piper is currently 24 years old. He's been on the show for all four seasons, but will be absent from season five next year.The first mystery of Elite is the question of who killed Marina, as the entire season is flashes back and forth between before her death and the students getting questioned about it.Pedraza, who was only in season one, is now 25.Elite begins with three working class students transferring to Las Encinas after their school collapses, one of whom is Samu. He's first set up as a love interest for Marina, but later dates Carla.Escamilla is currently 23, and he has appeared in all four seasons so far.Nadia is the daughter of Palestinian immigrants, and she struggles when her school forbids her from wearing her hijab during classes. She develops a fan-favorite relationship with Guzmán.El Hammani is now 27. She left the show full-time after season three, though she reprised her role for Elite: Short Stories ahead of season four to let fans know what Nadia was up to.Guzmán was adopted as a baby, explaining why he's the same age as his sister, Marina. The show begins with him in a relationship with Lu, but he quickly falls for Nadia.Bernardeau is currently 24, and will continue to appear in Elite's fourth season — he won't appear in season five. He also had a mini-Short Stories season dedicated to his character.Carla is shown using her extreme wealth (she's the daughter of a marchioness) to get what she wants, as well as her sexuality. She begins as one of the coldest characters, but she is shown defending her ex-boyfriend Polo and eventually falls for Samu, showing a different side.Expósito turned 21 this year. She left the show full-time after season three, but her installment of Short Stories was released on June 17 to give fans an update on her character.Christian's character is notable for getting into a throuple with Polo and Carla, and is frequently used as comic relief.Herran left the show during season two — his character got into an accident and moved to Switzerland.Lu begins the show as Guzmán's girlfriend, and she is shown pining after him for the season — as the show progresses, Lu is shown to have an interesting relationship with her half-brother, Valerio. She also begins the show hating Nadia for stealing her boyfriend and as competition for the No. 1 spot academically, but they eventually bond.Paola, who turns 26 on June 23, left the show after season three when her character moved to New York City.Polo and Carla are shown to have a long on-again/off-again relationship during season one, though he eventually dates new girl Cayetana in later seasons — and once again gets into another throuple with her and Valerio.Rico is 24 now. He left the show in season three after — spoiler alert — his character is killed in the finale.Omar's main conflicts throughout the show are within his family — he's afraid to come out as gay, which puts a strain on his relationship with Ander. He also deals drugs to make enough money to move out.Omar is one of the only main characters who doesn't attend Las Encinas, though that's going to change in season four.Ayuso turned 23 this year, which makes him younger in real life than his younger sister Nadia, played by Mina El Hammani.He'll continue to play Omar through season five, and he had a Short Stories about him drop on June 16.At the beginning of the show, Nano is recently out of prison and struggling to re-acclimate into society. He falls in love with Marina and is devastated by her death.Lorente, now 29, left the show after season two, though his voice is heard throughout season three.Valerio is essentially introduced as a chaos agent in season two — he frequently parties and takes drugs, and he manipulates everyone around him in order to get what he wants.López, now 30, left the show after season three.Rebekah joins as a new student at Las Encinas in season two — she claims that her mother won the lottery, which is how she can afford her new lifestyle, but in actuality, her mom has become a successful drug dealer.Salas, who turns 27 in July, will continue to appear through Elite's fifth season.Cayetana claims to be rich, but her mother is actually a cleaning lady at Las Encinas, which is how she can afford to go there. Throughout season two, she dates Polo andValerio. She eventually comes clean about her mother at the end of season three.Amorós, now 23, will continue to star through season five.Malick bonds with both Nadia and Omar over their shared religion — but, while he publicly dates Nadia, he secretly hooks up with her brother Omar.Sène, 23, only appeared on the show for season three. His character is shown moving to New York City with some of the other students from his grade, including Nadia.Yeray actually went to Las Encinas before the events of Elite, but returns in season three as essentially a whole new person. Before Elite, he had been bullied, and when he returns he reveals he's been harboring a crush on Carla, one of the only people who had been nice to him.Momo, who turns 25 in July, only appeared in season three of the show. He leaves after graduation like many other members of the cast.Netflix describes Ari as competitive and a perfectionist, and teases that she'll be involved with at least two of her new classmates.Díaz is set to continue her role in season five, too.Netflix calls Patrick hedonistic, stubborn, and seductive, and explains that if Ari, his twin, does exactly what their father wants and Mencía, their younger sister, does the opposite, Patrick just does what he wants.Ríos will be in seasons four and five.Netflix calls Mencía the opposite of Ari — chaotic, belligerent, self-destructive and a kamikaze, to be precise.Cariddi will also remain on the show through season five, as of now.Phillipe is elegant and educated, according to Netflix. The site also teases that he's set to bond with the most unexpected person, based on his upbringing and social status.Granch, like the other three new cast members, will appear in both seasons four and five.