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Luis Guzman’s net worth from a career of over 4 decades and still counting. How much has the Puerto-American actor who is best known for his role in the movie Boogie Nights as a net worth?

Luis Guzman is a Puerto Rican-born actor, writer, and producer who has been in the entertainment industry for over 40 years and has appeared in more than 100 films and television shows.

He is known for his roles in Paul Thomas Anderson’s films Boogie Nights, Magnolia, and Punch-Drunk Love, as well as Steven Soderbergh’s films Out of Sight, The Limey, and Traffic. He has also starred in popular TV series such as Oz, Narcos, Code Black, and Wednesday and more.

He has produced his projects, starred in TV ads, and host several classical events. So let’s find out Luiz Guzman‘s net worth and his earning from these sources of income

Luis Guzman’s Net Worth

Luiz Guzman’s net worth as of July 2023 is $20. This impressive statue of wealth is mainly from his roles in his movies in which he mostly plays the roles of a policeman, detective, an assorted thug, and mainly at the start of his career, nameless roles. For example, the movies, Crocodile Dundee in 1988 and The Hard Way in 1990.

But also his work as a social worker who helped people get off government aid and start a new life. Luis worked in the social sector for 6 years earning $67k per year before his first shot into the movie world in Miami Vice.

In his first movie, which was Miami Vice, Luiz played a thug called Miguel Revilez but he was paid less than $4k which was enough for his role in 1986. He went back into social work until he finally took acting as his primary job.

His major films roles that contributed immensely ot his net worth after taking acting as a primary career are Oz { 1997-2003}, Magnolia {1998}, Boogie Nights { 1997}, Carlito’s Way { 1993 }, The Count Of Monte Cristo {2002}, Traffic {2000}, Punch Drunk Love {2002}, Code Black and Shameless in 2015 to 2018 and 2011 to 2021 respectively.

Though he has starred in more films, TV ads, music videos, TV series, and video games, the aforementioned movies put Luis Guzman on that great pedestal of star actor in movies he appeared in he reportedly made an average of $500k to $2 million for roles.

As of July 2023, the tie of this article, Luis has two movies he has starred in post-production. He starred as Eli Katz and TBA in You Are So Not Invited To My Bat Mitzvah and Havoc which will soon be released.

This is how Luis Guzman’s net worth of $20 million come about and it is bound to increase as he has more projects he has featured and produced.

Early Life and career beginning

Luiz Guzman was born in Cayey, Puerto Rico in the year 1956 on the 28th of August. By 4, his mother and step-father relocated to the US and he was raised in New York City’s Greenwich Village and its Lower East neighborhood.

Luis has never spoken about his real father and his whereabouts but only about his stepfather Benjamin Cardona who was a TV repairman and his Mom, Rosa.

Growing up, Luis has no intention of being an actor, he is always about school advocacy work to the benefit of his community. In his leisure time, he gets involved in street theater and independent films for his friends who were aspiring film writers and actors at the time, he does this as a hobby.

His first film ever was a free role he took in the 1997 film Short Eyes, the movie was about prison life and Luis played a notorious prisoner in the film. Despite that, his only dream was to be a social worker and help his community.

Coming from a middle-income background with other siblings, Luis worked his way through Seward Park High School and further graduated from American University and landed a job as a social worker.

Full Name Luis Guzman
Place Of Birth Cayey, Puerto Rico
Date of Birth 1956 on the 28th of August
Age 65 years
ParentRosa [ Mom]
Father [ unknown]
Nationality American
Ethinity Latino
Spouse Angelita Galarza-Guzman
Children 6
Education American University
Zodiac Virgo
Religion Virgo

Even at this time, he is yet to decide on his acting life, he was actively working as a social worker with CHARAS and at the same time, involved in Street Theater and independent films.

Guzmán’s breakthrough came in 1990 when he played Luis Valentin, a corrupt cop who clashes with Nick Nolte’s character in Q & A, a crime thriller directed by Sidney Lumet.

He impressed Lumet with his performance and was cast again by him in Guilty as Sin (1993) and Night Falls on Manhattan (1997). Guzmán also worked with other acclaimed directors such as Brian De Palma, Paul Thomas Anderson, and Steven Soderbergh.

Guzmán has also been active on television. He starred as Raoul “El Cid” Hernandez, a ruthless gang leader, on the HBO prison drama Oz (1998–2000).

He also played José Gonzalo Rodríguez Gacha, a Colombian drug lord, on Narcos (2015), Jesse “Mama” Salander, an ER nurse, on Code Black (2015–18), Hector Contreras, a con artist, on Perpetual Grace, LTD (2019), and Gomez Addams, the patriarch of the spooky family, on Wednesday (2022).

He made guest appearances on shows such as Homicide: Life on the Street, Frasier, Community (as himself), and How to Make It in America.

He also voiced Ricardo Diaz, a Cuban crime boss, in the video game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and its prequel Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories.

Guzmán is known for his distinctive wolfman-like face and his ability to play both comedic and dramatic roles.

He has said that he prefers his first name pronounced LOO-ee and that he admires Marlon Brando as his favorite actor.

He currently lives in Sutton, Vermont with his wife Angelita Galarza-Guzman, and their 6 children { Margarita Briggs-Guzman, Yemaya Briggs-Guzman, Cemi Briggs-Guzman, Yoruba Briggs-Guzman, Claire Briggs-Guzman, and Luna Briggs-Guzman}


how much does lus guzman makes?

Luis Guzman makes an average of $1.1 million every year and a little over $100k per month according to sources.

how many languages does luis Guzman speak?

Luis Guzman said he speaks over 7 languages but not a word of Spanish

where does luis guzman live now?

Currently, in July 2023, Luis Guzman is living with his family in Sutton, Vermont in the United States.

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