Guillermo Diaz Rodriguez is a famous talk show personality of Mexican-American origin and is better known as Jimmy Kimmel’s sidekick on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Late night show and Rodriguez continues to portray the character of his security guard in the famous show. He is also an actor and has starred in many successful movies. Let’s find out how much the net worth of Guillermo Rodriguez is in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Rodriguez was born on January 27, 1971, in Zacatecas, Mexico and became a U.S. citizen in 2005.
Rodriguez has been married to the love of his life for a long time, but he has kept his personal life a private affair. Rodriguez and his wife welcomed their first child Benji on December 2nd, 2011 and he always shows his love for him on the social media accounts.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Before becoming famous on the popular night show, Rodriguez worked as a parking lot guard and a hotel waiter. When asked about his early life, he said that he had no vacation time and worked round the clock from 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and then from 4 p.m. to 12 a.m. He later became a permanent member of the famous late night talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live! after he performed the comedy parts which was written for the show. His Teddy-Bear like personality have made him a popular character which earned him a high-profile role on the show.
He has also done the main red-carpet interview in 2011 which is from the late “Uncle Frank” Potenza where he was often included in, for the show’s comical parts. His signature stint is “Guillermo’s Hollywood Roundup” where he dresses in a cowboy outfit and pretends to twirl in a lasso which is operated with special effects. He also throws in sarcasm at the entertainment news which is telecasted all around the world.
He also interviews famous celebrities and NBA players where some of them don’t know him, and the show uses this bit for a humorous conversation or interplay. On April 11, 2011, Guillermo appeared as a special guest on Univision telenovela Eva Luna which was their last episode. He has acted in two movies, i.e., Rock Slyde in 2009 and portrayed the role of Gary and he also has a short uncredited role in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 where he portrayed the role of a cop. He is the winner of the New Talent Fnac Photography Award.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Guillermo Rodriguez has an estimated net worth of $3 million. Most of his earnings come from the late night talk show of Jimmy Kimmel Live! Which he has been performing is since 2003. He gets paid annually a whopping $500 thousand from the show. His net worth also comes from acting in various popular movies.
Guillermo Rodriguez also acted in movies like Spider-Man, The Simpsons Movie, and Brokeback Mountain. He loves Italian food and Mexican food and also loves watching soccer. He has 2 Chihuahuas named Pepe and Paco.