Reggie Lee Net Worth

Reggie Lee Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Reggie Valdez net worth is
$2 Million

Reggie Valdez Wiki Biography

Reggie Valdez was born on the 4th October 1975, in Quezon City, Philippines, and is an American actor who, as Reggie Lee, is probably best known for his portrayal of Sergeant Wu in the TV series “Grimm”, and for appearing in Hollywood’s blockbuster movie “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End” (2007).

Have you ever wondered how much wealth this popular actor has accumulated so far? How rich Reggie Lee is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total of Reggie Lee’s net worth, as of early 2018, exceeds the sum of $2 million and includes assets such as a Craftsman style house in Portland, Oregon, and a condominium in Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, California. It has all been acquired trough his acting career which has been active since 1996.

Reggie Lee Net Worth $2 Million

Reggie was the eldest of three children of Jesus Espiritu Valdez and Zenaida Telmo. At the age of five, alongside his family Reggie migrated to the state of Ohio, USA, where he attended Padua Franciscan High School in the city of Parma. He was also a member of the Cleveland Play House as well as of the Greenbrier Theatre (nowadays referred to as the Cassidy Theatre). Despite acceptance from Harvard University, in 1992 Reggie moved to Los Angeles, California, to pursue his acting career full time, and spent the next several years touring with the crews of musical productions “Miss Saigon” and “Heartstrings”, as well as with Prince, and appeared in stage plays “Carousel” and “F.O.B.” for which he received the Dramalogue Critics Award. These endeavors provided the basis for Reggie Lee’s current net worth.

His on-camera debut occurred in 1996 when he briefly appeared in an episode of “Diagnosis Murder” TV series, which was followed by an appearance in an episode of “Dangerous Minds” in 1997. In the course of the next few years, Lee mastered his acting skills through a variety of supporting roles in over 16 TV series, including “ER” and “Beverly Hills, 90210”, before making his big screen debut in the 1999 movie “Big Blind”. In 2000 he was cast for the leading role in the romantic drama movie about a young gay couple entitled “Drift”, while in 2001 he was cast for the role of cold-blooded killer Lance Nguyen in the action thriller “The Fast and the Furious”. All these involvements helped Reggie Lee to establish himself in the profession, as well as enlarging his net worth.

Between 2001 and 2003 he portrayed Officer Jim Chang in “The Division” TV series, while in 2003 he appeared in the first season of “Luis”. The breakthrough in Reggie’s acting career occurred in 2006 when he was cast for the role of Secret Service Special Agent William ‘Bill’ Kim in the “Prison Break” TV series, before starring as sea warrior Tai Huang in “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End” (2007). These were followed by supporting roles in movies such as “Tropic Thunder” (2008) and “Star Trek” (2009), before in 2010 starring in several episodes of “No Ordinary Family”, while between 2010 and 2013 he voice-acted in the animated comedy series “American Dad!”. It is certain that all these achievements made an impact on the size of Reggie Lee’s net worth.

After performing as Officer Huang in the 2011 comedy drama movie “Crazy, Stupid, Love”, Lee began portraying Sergeant Drew Wu in the TV series “Grimm”, appearing in its 120 episodes as well as in its spin-off shows “Grimm: Bad Hair Day” in 2012, and “Grimm: Meltdown” in 2014. Doubtlessly, these involvements have helped Reggie Lee to add a considerable sum to the total of his revenues.

Additionally, Lee had appeared in TV series such as “NCIS”, “Person Unknown”, “Hawaii Five-0” and “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”, and in movies including “Chinaman’s Chance: America’s Other Slaves” (2008), “Drag Me to Hell” (2009), “Safe” (2012) as well as in “The Dark Knight Rises” (2012) and “Here Comes the Boom” (2012) which all helped in boosting Reggie Lee’s net worth.

Speaking of his personal life, Reggie Lee has managed to keep it quite private as there aren’t any relevant details about any love affairs or romantic connections.

Net Worth$2 Million
Date Of BirthOctober 4, 1975
Place Of BirthQuezon City, Philippines
Height1.74 m
ProfessionActor, Choreographer
EducationPadua Franciscan High School, Harvard University
NationalityAmerican, Philippine
ParentsJesus Espiritu Valdez, Zenaida Telmo
SiblingsR.V. Valdez, Nathan Valdez
NominationsLos Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Choreography
1Frequently plays law enforcement officers
1[on his last name] I took the Lee from my grandparents who took care of me during the day while my mom was away working.
2[on his younger days] When I was about 10, I saw Timothy Bottoms in a tele-movie called A Shining Season and it really moved me. I was maybe 8 or 9. Timothy played a runner who had cancer and he defied the odds by coaching a girls' team to victory. I thought, 'If this guy could move me and other people so much, then I want to do what he's doing, I wanted to be an actor. So I went to my parents and I said, 'I want to be an actor.' And they said, 'Oh no, you can't do that. Being an actor is not a stable career. You can go to college and have a degree first and you can do anything you want'. After summer, I asked for their permission for me to visit relatives in L.A.
3[on his cultural background] Oh no, it hasn't. I'm Pinoy through and through. I watch The Filipino Channel (TFC) and Pinoy TV (of GMA) all the time. I miss the culture. I watch A.S.A.P. and S.O.P. because I love the singing. I watch all the tele-series. Name them and I watch them. I'm a big fan of Christopher De-Leon, whom I first saw in American Adobo, and Sharon Cuneta.
4[on working with Chow Yun-Fat in the third "Pirates of the Caribbean" film] It was fantastic! He was like an older brother to me. He was the kind of person who would come to the set every morning and give you a hug, whether you are a star or an extra. He was just so gracious and happy to be there.
5[on Asians in film] Hollywood used to look at Asian actors as the bad boys, the delivery boys, whatever. But now, they are starting to see beyond that; they're starting to see Asian actors as human beings and casting them in better roles. So I always tell Asian actors, especially Filipinos wanting to break into Hollywood to study, study and study, and show their best. I haven't stopped studying. There's an abundance of roles and all you have to do is prove to them that you are good for the role(s). Prove to them that you are just as good as anyone else. See yourself as a human being first, and not just an Asian.
1Parents wanted him to be a doctor, regardless of the fact that this would have made him unhappy. Instead, he became an actor and ended up much happier.


Reality School2002ShortStudent
The Parlor2001ShortSlappy Sue
The Ellen Show2001TV SeriesKwan
The Fast and the Furious2001Lance Nguyen
XCU: Extreme Close Up2001Nuey Phan
Drift2000/IRyan (as R.T. Lee)
Chicago Hope2000TV SeriesSam
Walker, Texas Ranger2000TV SeriesChan
Psycho Beach Party2000Dancer
Southstreet Lullaby2000Mahler Greeter
The Big Blind1999
Sons of Thunder1999TV SeriesBad Guy
Two of a Kind1999TV SeriesWaiter
Beverly Hills, 902101998TV SeriesRichard
Seven Days1998TV SeriesDuncan
Mad About You1998TV SeriesGardner's Assistant
Party of Five1998TV SeriesOrderly
Hyperion Bay1998TV SeriesLives-on-Pizza
Sister, Sister1998TV SeriesLawson Hicks
ER1998TV SeriesChristian
The Wayans Bros.1998TV SeriesReporter #2
Babylon 51998TV SeriesChen Hikaru
Working1998TV SeriesApplicant #3
Sports Theater with Shaquille O'Neal1997TV Series
The Journey of Allen Strange1997TV SeriesZero
Moloney1997TV SeriesRamon
Dangerous Minds1997TV SeriesStudent
Diagnosis Murder1996TV SeriesKim Ho
Behind the Wallspost-productionRick
Sunflowerpost-productionDetective Park
Grimm2011-2017TV SeriesSgt. Wu / Sergeant Wu
Grimm: Meltdown2014TV Mini-Series shortSgt. Wu
American Dad!2010-2013TV SeriesHideki Yoshida
Here Comes the Boom2012Mr. De La Cruz
Grimm: Bad Hair Day2012TV SeriesSgt. Wu
The Dark Knight Rises2012Ross
Safe2012/IQuan Chang
Grimm: David Giuntoli Profile2011VideoSgt. Wu
Grimm: Grimm Makeup & VFX2011VideoSgt. Wu
Crazy, Stupid, Love.2011Officer Huang
White Collar2011TV SeriesAmbassador Kyi
No Ordinary Family2010TV SeriesDr. Francis Chiles
Life as We Know It2010Alan Burke
Persons Unknown2010TV SeriesTom
ACME Saturday Night2010TV SeriesGuest host
Star Trek2009Test Administrator
Drag Me to Hell2009Stu Rubin
Tropic Thunder2008Byong - Flaming Dragon Compound
Dimples2008Doctor Hammer
Chinaman's Chance: America's Other Slaves2008Sing
NCIS2008TV SeriesJonathan Chow
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End2007Tai Huang
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End2007Video GameTai Huang (voice)
Prison Break2006-2007TV SeriesBill Kim
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest2006Headless
Night Stalker2006TV SeriesStanley Kim
Amateur2005/IIShortRon Harper
Blind Justice2005TV SeriesDon Yun
Frankenfish2004TV MovieAnton
Reality School2004TV MovieStudent
Luis2003TV SeriesZhing Zhang
The Division2001-2003TV SeriesOfficer Jim Chang
Net Games2003Laurence
Masked and Anonymous2003Armed Man
Black Hole2002Justin
Strong Medicine2002TV SeriesDr. Nakashima
Judging Amy2001-2002TV SeriesDr. Oliver Lee
The First $20 Million Is Always the Hardest2002Suit
Philly2001-2002TV SeriesBrian Chin


Psycho Beach Party2000choreographer / dancer


Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End2007performer: "Hoist the Colours"


Home & Family2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Tweet Out2013TV SeriesHimself
Take Five2013TV SeriesHimself
Safe: Criminal Battleground2012Video shortHimself
Scream Awards 20092009TV SpecialHimself
The World of Chow Yun-Fan2007Video documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

Prison Break2008TV SeriesBill Kim

Nominated Awards

2009Maverick Movie AwardMaverick Movie AwardsBest Actor: FeatureChinaman's Chance: America's Other Slaves (2008)

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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