John Ortiz Net Worth

John Ortiz Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

John Ortiz net worth is
$2 Million

John Ortiz Wiki Biography

John Ortiz was born on 23 May 1968 in Brooklyn, New York City USA, into a family of Puerto Rican ancestry and is best known as an actor and co-founder of the LAByrith Theatre Company.

So just how rich is John Ortiz as of mid-2017? Authoritative sources estimate that Ortiz’s net worth is as high as $2 million, accumulated from his career in the acting industry, both on television and on silver screen, in which he has been active since 1992.

John Ortiz Net Worth $2 million

John spent his formative years in the Bushwick neighborhood. Prior to his career on the big screen, he made a support appearance in ‘’Law and Order’’ portraying Roberto Martinez / Victor Vargas in two episodes of the show. He made his movie debut as Al Pacino’s younger cousin Guajiro in ‘’Carlito’s Way’’ in 1993, then went on to play in ‘’Ransom’’ in 1996 alongside Mel Gibson and Rene Russo, which received mostly positive reviews, grossing over $309.5 million at the box office and with Ortiz was gaining more recognition and popularity. Subsequently he played Luis Clemente in ‘’ Sgt. Bilko’’ in 1995, then in 1997 he was a guest star in two episodes of ‘’Touched by an Angel’’, a supernatural drama television series, followed by the role of Cisco in the movie ‘’Riot’’ in the same year. Throughout the late ‘90s, he regularly appeared in supporting roles in both movies and television shows, adding steadily to his net worth.

Ortiz appeared in 19 episodes of ‘’The Job’’, a single camera sitcom focused on the life of police officer Mike McNeal through 2001 and 2002, and subsequently in ‘’Narc’’, a crime thriller film and a box office success that grossed over $12.6 million, and in addition received positive reviews. John continued to have a lot on his plate during the early 2000s, going on to appear in ‘’Law and Order’’ in 2004, then he portrayed Carlos Tavares in 10 episodes of ‘’Clubhouse’’. Ortiz starred in ‘’Take the Lead’’, a 2006 dance drama film alongside Antonio Banderas and Alfre Woodard, a huge box office hit earning $4.2 million on its opening day, and taking the third place at the domestic box office. On its second day of release, the success was followed in the same manner, despite receiving mediocre reviews from the critics.

In the upcoming year, John landed a starring role as sheriff Morales in ‘’Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem’’, which became a worldwide success, praised by fans and nominated for an MTV Movie Award for Best Fight Sequence.

Subsequently, John had another starring role, in ‘’American Gangster’’ the same year, and in 2009 portrayed Arturo Braga, a Mexican drug lord in ‘’Fast and Furious’’. In 2012, he starred in the critically acclaimed ‘’Silver Linings Playbook’’, then returned in ‘’Fast and Furious 6’’ in 2013.

He continued making appearances on television and movie screen, and as of 2017, he worked on ‘’A Dog’s Purpose’’ and ‘’Kong: Skull Island’’, among other projects.

In his personal life, John is married to Jennifer Ortiz; the couple has a son, and reside in Los Angeles, California.

Full NameJohn Ortiz
Net Worth$2 Million
Date Of BirthMay 23, 1968
Place Of BirthBrooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
Height1.73 m
ProfessionActor, Businessperson
SpouseJennifer Ortiz
ChildrenClemente Ortiz
NicknamesJohn Augstin Ortiz
AwardsObie Award for Performance
NominationsGotham Independent Film Award for Best Ensemble Performance, Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Gotham Independent Film Award for Breakthrough Actor, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor i...
MoviesFast & Furious, Silver Linings Playbook, The Finest Hours, AVPR: Aliens vs Predator - Requiem, Jack Goes Boating, Fast & Furious 6, American Gangster, The Drop, Miami Vice, El Cantante, Pride and Glory, Public Enemies, Carlito's Way, Narc, Take the Lead, Before Night Falls, Sgt. Bilko, The Last Mars...
TV ShowsLuck, Clubhouse, Lush Life, The Job, Rake
1While working in theater, has frequently worked with playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis.
1With his wife, Jennifer, he has one son, Clemente.
2Along with Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ortiz is co-founder of the LAByrinth Theater Company, which is based in New York City.


Untitled Cloverfield Anthology Movie2017post-production
Going in Style2017completedJesus
Kong: Skull Island2017completed
A Dog's Purpose2017completedCarlos (credit only)
Togetherness2015-2016TV SeriesDavid
A Woman, a Part2016Isaac
The Finest Hours2016Wallace Quirey
Steve Jobs2015Joel Pforzheimer
Blackhat2015Henry Pollack
The Drop2014Detective Torres
Rake2014TV SeriesBen Leon
Cesar Chavez2014Eli Ordonez
Furious 62013Braga
Silver Linings Playbook2012Ronnie
Luck2011-2012TV SeriesTuro Escalante
Jack Goes Boating2010Clyde
Public Enemies2009Phil D'Andrea
Medium2009TV SeriesAgent Daniel Muñoz
Fast & Furious2009Campos
Anatomy of Hope2009TV MovieTom Hernandez
Blue Blood2008TV MovieHector
Pride and Glory2008Ruben Santiago
Law & Order1992-2008TV SeriesVictor Vargas / Roberto Martinez
Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem2007Morales
CSI: Miami2007TV SeriesGabriel Soto
American Gangster2007Javier J. Rivera
El cantante2006Willie Colon
Miami Vice2006Jose Yero
The Deep and Dreamless Sleep2006Mervin
Take the Lead2006Mr. Temple
Clubhouse2004-2005TV SeriesCarlos Tavares
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2004TV SeriesOfficer Zermeño
The Handler2003TV SeriesDEA Agent
The Job2001-2002TV SeriesRuben Somarriba
Narc2002Octavio Ruiz
Piñero2001Gang Member (as John Ortiz)
3 A.M.2001Hector
Before Night Falls2000Juann Abreu
The Opportunists2000Ismail Espinoza
Play It to the Bone1999Gym Owner
The Last Marshal1999Enrico
Side Streets1998Ramon Yanes
Riot1997TV MovieCiaco (segment "Caught in the Fever")
Promised Land1997TV SeriesNicky Pacheco
Touched by an Angel1997TV SeriesNicky Pacheco
Lush Life1996TV SeriesNelson 'Margarita' Marquez
Sgt. Bilko1996Spc. Luis Clemente
Shadow-Ops1995TV MovieCruz
Lotto Land1995Coco
New York Undercover1995TV Series
Italian Movie1993Cesar
Carlito's Way1993Guajiro (as John Augstin Ortiz)
Angels of the City1989VideoPunk bar


Jack Goes Boating2010executive producer


Sparrows Dance2012thanks
Two Lovers2008special thanks


Moving Pictures Live!2010TV SeriesHimself
AVP-R: Preparing for War - Development and Production2008Video documentary shortHimself
The Sound and the Heat of El Cantante2007Video shortHimself
HBO First Look2006-2007TV Series documentaryHimself
Miami Vice: Undercover2006TV Short documentaryHimself / 'Yero'

Archive Footage

Cinemassacre's Monster Madness2013TV Series documentaryMorales

Won Awards

2013Gold Derby AwardGold Derby AwardsEnsemble CastSilver Linings Playbook (2012)

Nominated Awards

2016Gold Derby AwardGold Derby AwardsEnsemble CastSteve Jobs (2015)
2015ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Cast EnsembleSteve Jobs (2015)
2013MTV Movie AwardMTV Movie AwardsBest Latino ActorSilver Linings Playbook (2012)
2012Gotham Independent Film AwardGotham AwardsBest Ensemble PerformanceSilver Linings Playbook (2012)
2012Imagen AwardImagen Foundation AwardsBest Supporting Actor/TelevisionLuck (2011)
2012PFCS AwardPhoenix Film Critics Society AwardsBest Ensemble ActingSilver Linings Playbook (2012)
2011Chlotrudis AwardChlotrudis AwardsBest Supporting ActorJack Goes Boating (2010)
2011Independent Spirit AwardIndependent Spirit AwardsBest Supporting MaleJack Goes Boating (2010)
2010Gotham Independent Film AwardGotham AwardsBreakthrough ActorJack Goes Boating (2010)
2008ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureAmerican Gangster (2007)

2nd Place Awards

2012ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Cast EnsembleSilver Linings Playbook (2012)

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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