Rico Rodriguez sounds familiar, isn’t it? Yes, he is the same Rodriguez who excelled in his performance in “The Modern Family.” What a performance and that too at such an early age? Manny was the name of his character in that series. Surely you loved the series to a large extent because of his performance alongside others. Now let’s take a close look at the net worth of Rico Rodriguez in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Born in 1998, on the 31st July, he is only 19 years old now. Such fame at such an early age indicates towards his extraordinary talents and shows he is a gifted child. He was born in Texas. As Rico mentioned in an interview, he never really thought of getting into the field of acting. His sister was in the expertise field before him, and when she got her first break, he was dreaming of becoming a chef of NASCAR and going to space. There are no records of his education as such.
He was born to Diane and Roy Rodriguez of a Mexican family. They are the owners of “Rodriguez Tire” in Texas. Rico also has a sister in the same career. Her name is Raini Rodriguez. Other than that he has two brothers named Roy Jr. and Ray. Later on, the family moved to LA. In 2017, Rico witnessed his father’s death which had been a harrowing incident.
Career, Awards & Nominations
His fame began with his role of Manny in “The Modern Family.” He wrote a book in 2012 which was published under the name “Reel Life Lessons…So Far”. He did a cameo role in “The Muppets” movie in 2011. His first appearance in Jimmy Kimmel’s Live show as a professional actor was in the year 2006, and he appeared for ten episodes in it till 2007. He also played parts in movies like, “Epic,” “Parker,” “Endgame,” “El Americano: The Movie.”
He achieved the 2009 Screen Actors Guild award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in Comedy Series, in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 along with the rest of the cast. Apart from that, he won the Teen Choice Award in 2011 and 2013, the Alma Awards in 2011 and 2012, and the Teen Choice Award in 2010 for the Choice TV’s Male Breakout Star.
He was also nominated for the Imagen Award in 2010, Young Artist Awards for “The Modern Family” in 2011. He has always worked hard for his part and played them with full dedication. This is what made him achieve success in his career at such an early age.
Net Worth & Earnings
As the calculation goes, he is worth $10.5 million. The primary source of his income has been from every episode of “The Modern Family.” Other than that his appearances in different films and other TV shows pay him well too.
Age is not a bar for any talent; Rico Rodriguez has proved this. He is an instance of how destiny drives your ability to reach heights.