Born and raised in Texas, Rico Rodriguez is an American actor, entrepreneur, and author, best known for portraying the role of Manny Delgado in the ABC comedy series Modern Family. He has also written a book, Reel Life Lessons… So Far. In addition, he won multiple awards including Screen Actors Guild Award and ALMA Award.
The American actor was born on July 31, 1998, in Bryan, Texas, United States. Talking about his parents, he has a father Roy Rodriguez and a mother Diane Rodriguez. His father owned a tire shop called Rodriguez Tire Service, while the mother is a homemaker. As for siblings, he has two brothers; Ray and Roy Jr. and a sister; Raini Rodriguez who is an actress.
Rodriguez belongs to American nationality and Hispanic by ethnicity. He is of Mexican descent. His birth sign is Leo. He with his family moved to Los Angeles to help their children pursue a career in 2004. Unfortunately, his father Roy died at the age of 52 due to illness on March 12, 2017.
Talking about his academic qualification, there is no information available in regard to his education.
The American actor is enjoying singlehood as of August 2019. There are no rumors or any kind of information in regard to his dating life.
Rodriguez likes to spend more time with his mother, and sister. Looking through his Instagram profile, we can see that he is very close and celebrate every festival with his family.
Moreover, he is also close with his fellow cast members of Modern family. The actors spend time together hanging out and enjoying every moment during work and off the work.
In addition, Rico has a hobby of boxing and is fond of baseball.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, the 21-year-old American actor has accumulated an estimated net worth of $12 million as of 2019. With the professional career of over 10 years, he has appeared in many films and TV series.
In addition, he established himself as a stable actor in the entertainment industry. Currently, he is working on the ABC sitcom Modern Family. He started out with a salary of $75,000 per episode of the show. As time went and the series got more popular, the wage of the actor also rose.
Now, Rico earns about $125,000 per episode of the Modern Family while the senior actors get a salary of $500,000 per episode.
Here is the list of earnings of Rodriguez with the every late years.
Likewise, Rodriguez appeared in some of the hit films such as Epic, which was created under the budget of $20 million and became successful with the box office collection of $86.9 million in 2007.
Similarly, other film includes The Muppets which earned an astronomical world gross amount of $165.2 million earning the profit of more than hundred millions.
According to some source, the wage of a book author is $55,420 per year or $26.64 per hour. He published a book titled Reel Life Lessons… So Far which is also one of the income sources.
Moreover, as a businessman, the American actor owns a vokda brand, Pure Wonderodriguez - US, a perfume brand, With Love from Rico, and a fashion brand under the name, Rico Rodriguez Seduction.
Likewise, he has several real estate properties, smart stock investments and endorsements deals with CoverGirl Cosmetics. Similarly, he is the owner of several restaurant food chain called Fat Rodriguez Burger in Washington.
Furthermore, he also owns a football team called College Station Angeles in Los Angeles.
The American actor was not passionate about acting until he saw his sister started out as an actress in 2006. In an interview, he stated if he did not come into the entertainment industry he would be “a NASCAR chef going to the moon”.
He made an on-screen debut on Jimmy Kimmel Live! as ice cream kid prankster for ten episodes from 2006-2007. Following then, he appeared in four other series; Cory in the House, ER, Nip/Tuck, and iCarly in the same year.
Some of the other television series, Rodriguez starred include My Name is Earl (2008), NCIS (2009), Good Luck Charlie (2011), R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour (2012), Cyberchase (2014), Austin & Ally (2015), The Lion Guard (2018-2019) and many more.
Since 2009, he played in one of the most popular comedy TV series, Modern Family as Manny Delgado. He starred alongside, Ariel Winter, Sofia Vergara, Julie Bowen, Sarah Hyland, Nolan Gould, and others.
Likewise, Rico made a film debut in the parody comedy movie, Epic Movie portraying the role of Chanchito in 2007.
Following then, he appeared in several other films including Parker (2007), Babysitters Beware (2008), Opposite Day (2009), The Muppets (2011), Endgame (2015), and El Americano: The Movie (2016).
Rico Rodriguez is an American actor and author, best known for his role as Manny Delgado in the ABC sitcom Modern Family.
Rico Rodriguez is 21 years old as of 2019.
Rico Rodriguez is 5 feet 6 inches or 1.68 meters tall.
Rico Rodriguez has a net worth of $12 million as of 2019.