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Raymond Cruz is an American actor who rose to prominence after playing the ruthless drug lord Tuco Salamanca in the crime drama Breaking Bad, a performance that earned him the same role in the spin-off film Better Call Saul.
He also gained popularity for his role as Julio Sanchez, a detective, in the television series Closer. His ability to bring villainous characters to life has been attributed to his upbringing in a rough neighborhood.
What is the net worth of Raymond Cruz?
Raymond Cruz’s net worth is about $5 million.
Raymond Cruz: Birth, & Professional Career
Raymond Cruz was born on July 9, 1961, in Los Angeles, California, United States of America. He is of Mexican descent, and as such, he speaks English and Spanish very well.
This would later help him in his acting career, as he drew inspiration from his experiences to deliver believable performances whenever he was cast in such roles.
Later in his career, he revealed that the reason he never joined a gang was simply his interest in American literature. Raymond Cruz attended East Los Angeles College for his higher education.
He had his first acting role in the 1987 film Mail to Order, in which he played Sam. He soon landed a role as a gang member in the 1988 film Twice Dead. Following that, he was cast as a messenger in the 1990 film Gremlins 2: The New Batch.
He then played a gang member in Cold Dog Soup, a 1990 film. He also appeared in the 1991 film Dead Again, as well as Prison Stories: Women on the Inside (where he portrayed the character of Montoya).
During the same year, he was cast in films such as Out For Justice, in which he played Hector, and Perfect Times, in which he played Diego.
Raymond Cruz was then cast in four blockbuster films in 1992, including Nails (where he played Paco Sanchez), Juggernaut (where he played Cyclone), Man Trouble (where he played Balco), and Under Siege (where he was cast as, Ramirez).
Raymond Cruz: Films and TV Shows
Raymond Cruz was cast in the roles of Chuy in Blood in Blood Out and Mario in When the Party’s Over, both of which premiered in 1993.
He has appeared in several television series, including Murder, She Wrote (1993), in which he played Jose Galvan, and NYPD Blue, in which he played Raoul/Rico (from 1995-2000).
His most recent works include the 2017 series Mayans MC, in which he plays Che “Padre” Romero, and the 2018 series Get Shorty, in which he plays Swayze.
Raymond Cruz: Relationship Status
Raymond Cruz has been in a number of relationships throughout his life. Though he prefers to keep this side of himself hidden from the public eye, he has been photographed with various women at various times since becoming a celebrity.
However, since his marriage to Simi Mehta, he has stepped away from the dating scene to focus on his wife.
His marriage to Simi took place in a private ceremony attended by only a few family members and friends.
Despite the fact that the couple has yet to have children of their own, their marriage appears to be as strong as it was when they first married. Hopefully, they will stay together in love.
Raymond Cruz: Information
When he first accepted the role of Ariel Castro (one of America’s most despised men) in the television film Cleveland Abduction, his wife refused to let him accept the script until she read it and approved it.
Furthermore, he revealed that while playing the character, the majority of the female coworkers and crew despised him because of the things he had to say and do to bring the character to life.
Raymond Cruz: Height and Weight
In terms of his physical stature, Raymond Cruz, who stands at 5 feet 7 inches (1.70m) and weighs 117 pounds (53 kg), has never been the model type of man.
In fact, what sells him is his natural suaveness and charisma, which blends perfectly with his acting talent.