Rick Gonzalez- Biography
Rick Gonzalez was born on June 30, 1979, in Brooklyn, New York City, USA, under the sign of Cancer, and he is of American nationality. He is an actor and singer best known for his roles as Timo Cruz in the biographical sports drama film “Coach Carter” and Ben Gonzalez in the supernatural drama TV series “Reaper.”
What is the Net Worth of Rick Gonzalez? Salary, Earnings
As of early 2022, his net worth is believed to be more than $1 million.
Rick Gonzalez- Birth, Age, Ethnicity, Siblings, Education
Rick is of Puerto Rican and Dominican origin and was reared in New York by his parents, who met in Washington D.C. before settling in Brooklyn. Rick’s parents divorced after more than ten years of marriage, and Rick went on to spend five days a week with his mother and two days with his father – he often recalls how difficult it was to go from and to their flats, but he enjoyed that he could spend time with both of them.
He went to both elementary and high school in Brooklyn and began acting at a young age, performing for his family and participating in school plays. His teachers persuaded him to pursue a career in acting and encouraged him to enroll at the High School of the Performing Arts in Manhattan, where he was admitted and graduated with a degree in acting in 1997.
Rick Gonzalez- Relationship, Married Life
Rick met Sherry Aon at a party in 2008, and the two talked for two months before embarking on a date. According to Rick, they realized they were right for each other from their first date. They married in 2013, and Sherry, who has remained out of the spotlight, gave birth to their daughter on July 26, 2013.
Rick is quite close to his wife and their daughter, and he frequently posts photos of them together on his Instagram account, such as the one he posted on Christmas with the caption, ‘Around this time of year, I get a little mushy.’ I embrace my kid even closer, kiss my wife even longer, and look forward to another year filled with them, love, and happiness.’
Gonzalez was previously linked to various actresses but never had a relationship that lasted more than a year, which he believes was his fault because he was always too busy with his acting profession.
Rick Gonzalez- Professional Career
In 1998, he made his cinematic debut as Sanchez in “Thicker Than Blood,” and he went on to play Ricky in “Mambo Café” and Gangbanger in “Prince of Central Park.” His first significant part was as another Gangbanger in “Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles” in 2001, and he then acted in two films in 2002, “The Rookie” and “Laurel Canyon.” In 2003, he played Primo in “Biker Boyz” and Spanish in “Old School,” and in 2004, he landed a role in a single film, “Subway Café,” as Vincent Young.
In 2005, he played Timo Cruz in the biographical sports drama film “Coach Carter,” directed by Thomas Carter, which is based on the true story of Ken Carter, Richmond High School’s basketball coach, who made headlines after suspending his undefeated high school basketball team due to poor academic results in 1999. Rick appeared in “War of the Worlds” and “Roll Bounce” the same year. Rick was cast in three films in 2006: “First Snow,” “Pulse,” and “For Your Consideration,” and then in four films in 2007: “Game of Life,” “What We Do Is Secret,” and “In the Valley of Elah.” In 2008, he starred as Ernesto in the critically praised film “The Promotion” and as Eladio Cassado in “Pride and Glory.”
He then acted in films such as “Flying Lessons” in 2010, “Apartment 143” in 2011, and “The Guilt Trip” in 2012 before landing the role of Rene in “Make Your Move” in 2013. Other films in which he has appeared include “Blame It On The Streets” in 2014 and “November Rule” in 2015, as well as his most recent performances in “Bad Dad Rehab” in 2016 and “Deuces” in 2017.
Appearances in television series
Rick made his TV series debut in 1997 in the “Spanish Harlem” episode of “F/X: The Series,” and then starred in single episodes of both “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit” and “Touched by an Angel” in 2000.
In 2001, he was cast in the roles of Hector in “Nash Bridges” and Jorge Escalona in “ER,” before appearing in single episodes of “The Shield” and “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” in 2002 and in 2006, he portrayed Marcus in the “Poppin’ Tags” episode of the procedural forensics crime drama “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” and Hector Rivera in a single episode of “CSI: Miami.” Rick appeared in several TV shows during the next several years, including “Medium” in 2009, “Castle” in 2010, and “Cold Case” and “Lie to Me” in 2010.
In 2013, he was cast in three TV shows: “Blue Bloods,” “Ironside,” and “NCIS,” followed by “Rush” in 2014 and “Battle Creek” in 2015. Rick’s most recent TV performances were in “Mr. Robot” in 2015 and “Legends of Tomorrow” in 2017, while he has played Rene Ramirez on “Arrow” since 2016.
Rick began his musical career on May 24, 2011, with the publication of his mixtape album “The Invisible Man,” claiming, “I called it the invisible man because of my aggravation trying to get my music career going for at least seven years and feeling disregarded by the business.” As a result, I felt invisible to them (the music industry).’ He was also featured in Sean Price’s “Bully Rap” song, which was released on October 30, 2012.
Hobbies and other pursuits
Rick enjoys the film business and has personal preferences among Hollywood artists and actresses, including Dustin Hoffman, Marlon Brando, and Helen Mirren, and their films “Rain Men,” “A Streetcar Named Desire,” and “The Queen.” He is quite athletic, and while he no longer plays football and lacrosse as he did in high school, he frequently goes running and has four gym sessions each week to stay in condition for his acting parts.
Before marrying, Rick enjoyed traveling and visiting various Asian nations, including Vietnam and Japan, as well as European ones such as Italy, Spain, and Portugal. He stopped traveling alone after marrying, although he has traveled with his wife to countries such as Egypt in Africa and Norway in Europe multiple times. Rick spends his free time reading a nice book in a park near his house.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Hair color
Rick is forty years old. He is 5ft 8ins (1.73m) tall with short black hair and brown eyes, weighs roughly 148lbs, and has short black hair and brown eyes (67kgs).