Luis Guzman
Luis Guzman
Celebrated Name: Luis Guzman
Real Name/Full Name: Luis Guzmán
Gender: Male
Age: 67 years old
Birth Date: 28 August 1956
Birth Place: Cayey, Puerto Rico
Nationality: American, Puerto Rican
Height: 1.66 m
Weight: 75 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Angelita Galarza-Guzman (m. 1985)
Children: Yes ( Margarita Briggs-Guzman, Yemaya Briggs-Guzman, Cemi Briggs-Guzman, Yoruba Briggs-Guzman, Luna Briggs-Guzman, Clare Briggs-Guzman, Jace O’ Flynn Guzman)
Profession: Puerto Rican actor
Net Worth in 2024: $20 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Luis Guzman is a famous Puerto Rican actor who can be seen in numerous movies, who is known for his character work. For most of his life, he has played the roles of sidekicks, thugs, or policemen.

Maybe you know about Luis Guzman very well But do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Luis Guzman’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life

Luis Guzman was born on August 28, 1956, in Cayey, Puerto Rico. Nothing is known about their father, and he never spoke about him to the media. He was born to his mother, Rosa, who used to work in the hospital. He was raised by his mother and step-father, Benjamin Cardona, who was a TV repairman. When he was just a toddler, his mother and step-father moved to the United States of America.

Guzman spent most of his childhood in the Greenwich Village and the surrounding of Lower East Side neighborhood of New York City. He grew up with a brother and sister and was a rough kid in the school. He was expelled on many occasions for getting into fights. But, there was something good about him, and his neighborhood people always loved him. He somehow graduated high school and became a social worker.

Guzman was landed a job as a youth counselor at the Henry Street Settlement, a cultural center on the lower east side. People loved being around him as he was a good person who made people laugh with his jokes and overacting. He then decided to perform at the local cafe and started gaining the attention of the local crowd.

Personal life

There is no record of Guzman dating anyone during his high school time. He is a loyal man and has been married to his wife, Angelita Galarza, for almost thirty-three years. Their first child died due to suffocation during childbirth, and the doctor announced that his wife couldn’t have any children in the future.

So, Guzman and his wife adopted four children, out of which, two are twins. After undergoing several treatments and therapy, the duo tried to conceive again, and this time there were no complications, and their biological baby girl was born.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 28 August 1956, Luis Guzman is 67 years old as of today’s date 28th May 2024. His height is 1.66 m tall, and his weight is 75 kg.


After gaining experience at the cafe, he started performing in street theatres and was given the role of an extra-man in a short film. Soon, he gave the audition for the series ‘Miami Vice’, where he was selected and made the appearance in two episodes of the series. That was his professional debut, and he impressed everyone with his acting skills.

Initially, Guzman was acting for fun. It was after his wife had the first miscarriage, he decided to take this profession seriously. He started pushing himself to find decent roles in the mainstream movies, and after a few months, his hard work was paid off. He received several offers from the movies, including ‘True Believer’ and ‘Q&A’ in the late ’80s.

Some of the best performances of Guzman were in movies like ‘Carlito’s Way’ and ‘The Cowboy Way.’ He then received calls from big producers and directors and was given the role in movies like ‘Boogie Nights.’ Directors like Paul Thomas Anderson and Steven Seidenberg always favored him. He has appeared in several movies that were directed by the two directors.

Recently, Guzman has appeared in ‘9/11’ and ‘The Padre.’

Award & Achievements

Luis Guzman has been entertaining the world for many years, and his work has always been excellent. He has been nominated on many occasions for his contribution to the industry. His biggest achievement would be winning the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in Motion Picture.

Net Worth & Salary of Luis Guzman in 2024

Luis Guzman Net Worth
Luis Guzman Net Worth

As of May 2024, The estimated net worth of Luis Guzman is approximately $20 million. His main source of income has been his contribution to the world of acting. He has accumulated his wealth from an endless list of filmography and being one of the prolific actors.

Luis Guzman was never serious about his career, until, the tragedy of his firstborn child. He then took his life seriously and was fully focused on his career. It was his sheer dedication, which helped him to achieve the success he is enjoying today. He has been married for a long time and is living a very happy and comfortable life with his beautiful wife.


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