Luis Guzman Net Worth
Luis Guzman net worth: Luis Guzman is a Puerto Rican-born actor, writer and producer who has a net worth $12 million. Luis Guzman was born in Cayey, Puerto Rico and was raised in New York City's Greenwich Village. A well-respected character actor who specializes in playing tough guys with a heart, he has appeared in a dizzying array of film and television productions since he began his professional acting career in the early 1980s. He graduated from City College and worked for some years as a youth counselor at the Henry Street Settlement House. During his time as a social worker, he began performing in street theatre and independent films. On television, he became a regular presence thanks to a recurring role on the HBO prison drama Oz, as well as appearances on such shows as Law and Order, NYPD Blue, and Walker, Texas Ranger. His movie credits include Carlito's Way, Carlito's Way: Rise to Power, Welcome to Collinwood, Stonewall, Waiting…, The Salton Sea, and Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events. In the low-budget slice-of-life comedy "Waiting" (2005), about a waiter (Justin Long) who rues his dead-end life, Guzman played a cook at a restaurant who likes to do disgusting things to himself and the food. He co-starred in "The Taking of Pelham 123" (2009), playing one of several armed hijackers led by an ex-con (John Travolta) who take over a subway train. He also appeared in the music video "Yes We Can." He currently stars in HBO's How to Make It in America. Having appeared in numerous high profile features and television shows, actor Luis Guzman developed into a prominent character actor equally adept at performing in comedies and dramas. Luis Guzman was born on August 28, 1956 in Cayey, Puerto Rico and he is married and has six children. He currently resides in Peacham, Vermont.