Erik Estrada is a famous voice-over actor, cop and also an artist who is well-known for being featured in a drama television series known as ‘Chips’ in which he plays the role of a cop. His popularity came when he has featured telenovelas (Spanish). Keep reading this article to know more about the net worth of Erik Estrada in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Erik Estrada was born on 16th March in the year 1949 in East Harlem, Manhattan in the New York City with his full name being Henry Enrique “Erik” Estrada. He was born to his parents known as Renildo together with Carmen Estrada. He has a Puerto Rican descent. He lived together with his mother in his childhood as his parents separated while he was at the age of 2 years and got much of the fatherly guidance from his grandfather.
He aspired to be a police officer after growing in a very tough area with notorious violence and gang activities in his neighborhood. He also joined the drama club while in his high school and realized that he had good acting skills after which he decided to pursue acting as his career. Following this, he went to the American Musical and Dramatic Academy.
Erik Estrada tied knots with Joyce Miller in the year 1979 which was his first marriage though they separated after some months in 1980. After this, he then married Peggy Lynn Rowe in the year 1985 and separated in 1990 with two sons. He later married Nanette Mirkovich who they wedded in 1997 and had one daughter and currently living together.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Erik Estrada commenced his professional career through being featured in a movie known as ‘The Cross and the Switchblade’ after which he was praised for his acting. After this, he was then featured in other movies such as Airport 1975, The Lost Idol, The Repenter, Caged Fury, Do or Die, Guns, Light Blast, Twisted Justice, Trackdown, Midway, King Cobra, among many other movies.
In addition to this, he is also a popular television personality who has also been featured in several television series such as American Family, Family Guy, Drake & Josh, Baywatch, Cop Talk, The Surreal Life and many more. He is additionally known as a well-devoted cop who has been the face against the use of drugs and a message of child safety in cars. He was the Deputy Sheriff on full time in 2009 in the Bedford County. Additionally, he is a writer having written his own autobiography which is known as Erik Estrada – My Road from Harlem to Hollywood. Following his success, he has been nominated for several awards though he has not yet won any of the awards.
Net Worth & Earnings
Erik Estrada has an estimated net worth of $5 million. This comes from the fortunate earnings he has made in his successful career. He has earned much of his incomes from his acting career through which his appearance as a cop in a series known as CHIP has taken the lead. Among this, is his other careers such as being a cop and appearance in other films among the voice-over work.
Erik Estrada has remained to be admired by many people following his personality through which he is passionate about his career. As a result, he has enjoyed increased much success among making himself very popular through his outstanding acting skills.