Edward James Olmos Net Worth
Edward James Olmos net worth: Edward James Olmos is an American actor and director who has a net worth of $14 million. Edward James Olmos has earned his net worth from memorable television roles and film such as William Adama, in the updated version of Battlestar Galactica, Lt. Martin Castillo in Miami Vice and teacher Jaime Escalante in Stand and Deliver. He was born on February 24, 1947 in Los Angeles, California his mother Eleanor was a Mexican American welder and mail carrier. His father was a Mexican immigrant, Edward wanted to grow up and become a professional baseball player. In his teen years he became the lead singer of the rock and roll band Pacific Ocean, he graduated in 19964 from Montebello High School. Pacific Ocean spent the next few years performing at various clubs in the greater Los Angeles area and released their debut album in 1968. While playing in the band he also took classes including acting at East Los Angeles College. Some of his other acting roles include; Abraham Quintanilla in the film Selena, Detective Gaff in Blade Runner as well as the narrator El Pachuco in Zoot Suit this includes both the stage and film versions. Currently Olmos appears on Showtime's series Dexter playing the role of Professor Gellar. He has been married three times and is currently married to Lymari Nadal a Puerto Rican actress. He has five children two biological and three adopted. California State University, Fresno gave him an honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts in 1996. He received his Mexican nationality in 2007, after completing a seven-year process.