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Net Worth:
$5 Million
Date of Birth:
Nov 18, 1958 (65 years old)
Place of Birth:
Actor, Comedian, Dental technician, Television Director
United States of America
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What is Oscar Nuñez's Net Worth?

Oscar Nuñez is a Cuban-American actor, comedian, and writer who has a net worth of $5 million. Oscar Nuñez is best known for playing Oscar Martinez on the NBC series "The Office" (2005–2013) as well as the web series "The Office: The Accountants" (2006), "The Office: Kevin's Loan" (2008), "The Office: The Outburst" (2008), "The Office: Blackmail" (2009), "The Office: The Mentor" (2010), and "The Office: The Podcast" (2011).

Oscar has appeared in more than 80 film and television projects, including "The Proposal" (2009), "Benched" (2014), "People of Earth" (2016–2017), and "Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist" (2021). He created and starred on the Comedy Central series "Halfway Home" (2007), and he is credited as a writer on the short film "Water Lords" (2014) and the TV series "Wack TV Passport" (2004) and "Si, Pipi, Si" (2016). Nuñez has also lent his voice to the animated projects "Bob's Burgers" (2011–2012), "3Below: Tales of Arcadia" (2018–2019), and "Where's Waldo?" (2019), and he played Agent Cole Perez in a series of State Farm Insurance commercials in 2018.

Early Life

Oscar Nuñez was born Oscar Eduardo Nuñez on November 18, 1958, in Colón, Cuba. His mother was a dentist, and his father was a lawyer, and they were students at the University of Havana at the same time as Fidel Castro. The family moved to Caracas, Venezuela, in the early 1960s, then relocated to Boston, Massachusetts, when Nuñez was 2 years old and settled in Union City, New Jersey, when he was 4. He became a naturalized American citizen in 1964, and Oscar and his sister grew up in a Catholic household and went to Catholic school. Nuñez attended St. Michael's in Union City and Hudson Catholic in Jersey City, then spent two years at public school. After graduation, he enrolled at the Fashion Institute of Technology, then studied writing at the Parsons School of Design. He also attended the Magna Institute of Dental Technology and became a certified dental technician.


Oscar began his comedy career in New York, where he performed in more than 300 shows with the theatre company The Shock of the Funny. He did theatre in New York and Washington, D.C., then he moved to Los Angeles in the mid-1990s and joined The Groundlings, performing in the group's Sunday Company. As a member of The Groundlings, Nuñez wrote and starred in the stage production "Smooth Down There," and in the late '90s, his writing talent got him into the Warner Brothers Comedy Writer's Workshop and earned him a spot as a finalist in the ABC Latino Writers Project.

He made his on-screen acting debut in a 2000 episode of "Curb Your Enthusiasm," then he guest-starred on "Grounded for Life" (2001), "Malcolm in the Middle" (2002–2003), "Still Standing" (2003), and "24" (2003). Oscar played Captain Dwayne Hernandez/"Spanish Mike" Alvarez on "Reno 911!" in 2003 and 2006, then appeared in the 2007 film "Reno 911!: Miami" as Jose Jose Jose.

His first feature film was 2003's "The Italian Job," and in 2005, he began playing accountant Oscar Martinez on "The Office" and went on to appear in 176 episodes over nine seasons. During some of the show's run, Oscar Martinez was the only LGBT character of color to be a series regular on a broadcast network.

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During his time on "The Office," Nuñez co-starred with Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds in 2009's "The Proposal," appeared in the 2011 films "Without Men" and "Language of a Broken Heart," and starred as Eulogio Pla on the 2007 series "Halfway Home." He portrayed attorney Jose Baez in the 2013 television film "Prosecuting Casey Anthony," and he was a series regular on the USA Network's "Benched" in 2014.

Oscar guest-starred on "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" (2013), "New Girl" (2014), "Life in Pieces" (2015), "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (2016), "iZombie" (2016), and "Shameless" (2016), and he played Father Doug on the TBS series "People of Earth" from 2016 to 2017. He appeared in the films "Miss Stevens" (2016), "Mascots" (2016), "Baywatch" (2017), and "Yes" (2019), he guest-starred on "NCIS: Los Angeles" in 2019 and "The Goldbergs" in 2020. Nuñez played Carlos on the Netflix series "Mr. Iglesias" from 2019 to 2020, and in 2021, he began appearing on NBC's "Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist" as Dr. Tesoro. In 2018, Oscar portrayed Desi Arnaz in the world premiere of the stage play "I Love Lucy: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Sitcom" at UCLA's James Bridges Theater.

Personal Life

Oscar married actress Ursula Whittaker on May 21, 2011, and they welcomed daughter August Luce on October 4, 2012. Nuñez and Whittaker rescue retired show dogs, and in 2015, Oscar joined Cruelty Free International's campaign to end cosmetic testing on animals in the U.S. In 2018, he competed on "Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity Edition" to try to win $25,000 for charity.

Awards and Nominations

"The Office" cast earned seven Screen Actors Guild Award nominations for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, winning in 2007 and 2008, and the series received a Gold Derby Award for Ensemble of the Year in 2007 and a Future Classic Award at the 2008 TV Land Awards. Nuñez has earned five ALMA Award nominations, winning Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series for "The Office" in 2009, and he won two Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Broadband Program – Comedy for "The Office" web series. "The Office" also earned Oscar three Imagen Foundation Award nominations for Best Supporting Actor/Television, and he was nominated for a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Actor in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series for "The Crossroads of History." For "Yes," he received Best Supporting Actor nominations at the Action on Film International Film Festival and Hollywood Dreamz International Film Festival and Writers' Celebration.

Real Estate

In 2008, Oscar paid $875,000 for a 2,251 square foot ranch house in the Nichols Canyon area of Los Angeles. He put the three-bedroom, three-bathroom home on the market for $2 million in 2018.

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