Elpidia Carrillo Net Worth

Elpidia Carrillo Net Worth 2022: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Elpidia Carrillo net worth is
$5 Million

Elpidia Carrillo Wiki Biography

Elpidia Carrillo was born on the 16th August 1961, in Parácuaro, Michoacán, Mexico, and is an award-winning actress, perhaps best known to the world as Anna in the sci-fi action thriller films “Predator” (1987), and “Predator 2” (1990), and as well as Sandra in the drama film “Nine Lives” (2005), among many other differing appearances.

Have you ever wondered how rich Elpidia Carrillo is, as of mid- 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Carrillo’s net worth is as high as $5 million, an amount earned through her successful career in the entertainment industry as an actress, which has been active since the late ‘70s.

Elpidia Carrilo Net Worth $5 Million

Elpidia grew up with seven siblings on a farm in Santa Elena, Michoacán, which is a small mountain town. Her family was quite poor and was also a subject of violence; her father was murdered when she was only three years old. Her eldest brother took the family under his wing and the family farm, but after only three years, he was also killed. Young Elpidia four years later moved to Uruapan alongside her older sister who dropped out of school. The two started working at a Chinese restaurant, but luck had something else in store for Elpidia.

Soon she started a modeling career, as she was spotted by a local photographer, and when she was 12 years old, she was cast in Rafael Corkidi’s drama film “Pafnucio Santo”, although credited under a different name of Piya, due to a nude scene and her being underage at the time the film was released. She continued with her modeling and acting careers, and in 1977 was cast in the fantasy drama series “Deseos”, again directed by Rafael Corkidi. Now an accomplished actress, she started looking to broaden her collaboration. and in 1978 featured in the film “Pedro Paramo”, and the same year starred in Gabriel Retes’ historical drama “Nuevo mundo” (1978), for which she received positive critiques. She then enrolled at Bellas Arts School in Mexico City, but also continued her career, by appearing in numerous Mexican films, such as “Bandera Rota” (1979), “El Jugador de Ajedrez”, and La Virgen Robada” in 1981, so her net worth was well set.

Having acquired national popularity, Elpidia wanted to try herself in Hollywood. After a few auditions, she was cast as Maria in the crime-drama film “The Border” (1982), directed by Tony Richardson and starring Jack Nicholson and Harvey Keitel. After this impressive start, she was cast in the female lead role as Clara in the drama film “Beyond the Limit” (1983), next to Richard Gere, Michael Caine, and Bob Hoskins, and the same year featured in the war drama “Under Fire”, with Nick Nolte, Ed Harris, and Gene Hackman in the lead role. Three years later, she was the female lead in the action drama film “Salvador”, for which she earned Independent Spirit Award- nomination in the category Best Female Lead, and then the following year, she was chosen for the role of Anna, her most prominent role, in the sci-fi action film “Predator”, next to Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers and Kevin Peter Hall; the film became an international hit with more than $60 million taken at the box office, which increased Elpidia’s net worth to a large degree.

After gaining Hollywood fame, Elpidia was cast as guest star in several successful TV series in the late ‘80s and early ‘90s, including “Miami Vice” (1989), “21 Jump Street” (1990), and “Against the Law” in 1991, and the same year portrayed Fabiola in the Mexican film “City of the Blind”. She returned to Mexican production with another film “La hija del Puma” (1994), while in 1997, starred in Johnny Depp’s directorial debut “The Brave”.

Before the ‘90s ended, she appeared in two more Mexican accomplishments “Un embrujo” (1998), directed by Carlos Carrera, and La otra conquista” (1998), directed by Salvador Carrasco. She started the new millennium with the lead role in the drama “Bread and Roses” (2000), with Pilar Padilla, and Adrien Brody, for which she received ALMA Award in the category Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture, while in 2005 she starred in “Nine Lives”, which earned her second ALMA Award, in the same category.

Three years later she had another successful appearance in the Hollywood film “Seven Pounds”, starring Will Smith and Rosario Dawson, and in 2009 had a minor role in the highly-praised drama “Mother and Child”. Elpidia then focused on other things and didn’t act again until 2014 when she was cast as Dalia in the comedy “Familia Gang”, and since then has featured in the films “Foreign Land” (2016), and “Relentless” (2017). Furthermore, she will appear in “The Green Ghost”, scheduled for release later this year, and “Chateau Vato a.k.a I Love Lupe“, which will be available in theaters next year.

Regarding her personal life, Elpidia is married and has two children but no others details are available, except theat they reside in Santa Monica, California USA. She is quite active in the community and can be seen in demonstrations, including the demonstrations protesting the massacre of 43 innocent students in Ayozinapa, Mexico in 2014.

She is also involved in giving acting lessons to young actors, in Mexico, and worldwide.

Full NameElpidia Carrillo
Net Worth$5 Million
Date Of BirthAugust 16, 1961
Place Of BirthParácuaro, Michoacán, Mexico
Height1.7 m
ProfessionActress, Director, Writer
NationalityAmerican, Mexican
SiblingsRamiro Carrillo
AwardsALMA Award for Favorite Movie Actress - Supporting Role
NominationsIndependent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead
MoviesPredator, Predator 2, Seven Pounds, Nine Lives, The Other Conquest, Bread and Roses, The Honorary Consul, Mother and Child, The Brave, Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her, The Border, Salvador, Let's Get Harry, Tortilla Heaven, Thieves and Liars, Familia Gang, Solaris, My Family, City of the ...
1Is perhaps best known to American audiences for the role of Anna in Predator (1987).


The Green Ghost2017post-productionLechusa
Foreign Land2016Rosa
Nashville2014-2015TV SeriesLinda Brenner
Familia Gang2014Dalia
Mother and Child2009Sofia
Seven Pounds2008Connie
The Mentalist2008TV SeriesMercedes O'Keefe
Tortilla Heaven2007Hermenegilda
Thieves and Liars2006Isabel
Nine Lives2005Sandra
Killer Snake2004ShortCoco
A Day Without a Mexican2004Cata
Kingpin2003TV Mini-SeriesLupita
Solaris2002Friend #2
La otra2002TV Series
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2002TV SeriesMaria Ramos
Resurrection Blvd.2001TV SeriesLupe Baca
Bread and Roses2000Rosa
ER2000TV SeriesPilar
Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her2000Carmen Alba
La otra conquista1998Tecuichpo / Doña Isabel
They Come at Night1998Maria Velasquez
Un embrujo1998Esposa del Brujo
Cracker: Mind Over Murder1997TV SeriesAnna
The Brave1997Rita
The Pretender1997TV SeriesNia
De tripas, corazón1996ShortMeifer
The Lazarus Man1996TV Series
Charlie Grace1995TV Series
My Family1995Isabel Magaña
La casa del abuelo1995Short
La hija del Puma1994María
Reasonable Doubts1991TV SeriesAnita Torres
Lightning Field1991TV MovieDolores
Ciudad de ciegos1991Fabiola
Against the Law1991TV SeriesLinda
Predator 21990Anna
Dangerous Passion1990TV MovieAngela
21 Jump Street1990TV SeriesAmalia Cabarrus
The Assassin1990Elena
Midnight Caller1990TV SeriesEvangelina Contreras
Miami Vice1989TV SeriesSister Felicia / Maria Pendroza-Guerrero
Una cita con el destino1988
Let's Get Harry1986Veronica
Salvador1986María (as Elpedia Carrillo)
Christopher Columbus1985TV Mini-SeriesCoana
Bartolome oder Die Rückkehr der weißen Götter1985TV MovieIndiomädchen / Sr. Anna
Under Fire1983Sandinista
Beyond the Limit1983Clara
The Border1982Maria
Histoires extraordinaires1981TV Series
La virgen robada1981Short
Winnetou le mescalero1980TV SeriesWetatoni
Bandera rota1979Verónica Rodríguez
Nuevo mundo1978
Pedro Páramo1978Isabel


Killer Snake2004Short


Killer Snake2004Short


Killer Snake2004Short


Solidarity2013/IIShort co-producer


Mujeres salvajes1984thanks


If It Bleeds We Can Kill It: The Making of 'Predator'2001Video documentary shortHerself

Archive Footage

Video Rewind: The Rolling Stones' Great Video Hits1984Video documentaryMexican girl

Won Awards

2006ALMA AwardALMA AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion PictureNine Lives (2005)
2005Bronze LeopardLocarno International Film FestivalBest ActressNine Lives (2005)
2002ALMA AwardALMA AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion PictureBread and Roses (2000)
2000Golden Eagle AwardNosotros Golden Eagle AwardsOutstanding Actress in Film

Nominated Awards

2005Gotham Independent Film AwardGotham AwardsBest Ensemble PerformanceNine Lives (2005)
1987Independent Spirit AwardIndependent Spirit AwardsBest Female LeadSalvador (1986)

Known for movies

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