Andy García Biography

Updated On Jul 23, 2019 Published On May 03, 2016
Facts of Andy García
Date of Birth: 1956 , April-12
Birth Nation: Cuba
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
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Empire magazine's one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in film history, Andy García is an actor from Cuba. He is also well known in Hollywood as the film director. He is mainly popular in the world for starring the role of Vincent Mancini in an American crime film The Godfather Part III. Further, he has also acted in Ocean Eleven, alongside George Clooney and Brad Pitt.

Early life

One of the versatile actors in the Hollywood, Andy García was born as Andrés Arturo García Menéndez on 12th April 1956 in Havana, Cuba in the mid-1950s.

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He was born to Amelie Menéndez and René García Núñez. He was raised in Havana, Cuba till he was five years old and then he moved to Miami, Florida.

His nationality is American as well as Cuban and his ethnicity is mixed.

After Andy's family moved to Miami, Florida, they began perfume company and a few years later this company turned into a million-dollar franchise. There he got enrolled at Miami Beach Senior High School. He also attended Florida International University.

Personal life

Andy's personal life is kind of private. He is a married man. He got married to his lovely wife Marivi Lorido on 24th of September 1982. 

Marivi Lorido is also popular in the film industry as a producer. They have been parents four times from this married life. The name of their kids is Daniella, Alessandra, Andres, and Dominik García-Lorido.

Born in 1956, he is now aged 56 and his height is five feet and ten inches tall. 

Career and net worth

He has been active as an actor since the late 1970s. He made his acting debut by starring the role of Pepe in an America's first bilingual situation comedy ¿Qué Pasa, USA?.

In 1979, he was seen portraying the role of Manuel in the TV series Archie Bunker's Place.

He made his feature film debut in 1983 by starring the role of Ken in an American comedy film Blue Skies Again.

His breakthrough role as an actor came in 1990 when he starred the role of Vincent Mancini in the movie The Godfather: Part III, starring  Al Pacino, Joe Mantegna, and George Hamilton.

Till date, he has appeared in more than 50 movies and TV series.

Net Worth

His net worth is $20 million dollars. His net worth comprises of his home in Miami, Florida which Andy purchased in January 2018 at the price of $3 million.

Garcia also owns a luxury car, Cadillac which has the market value of $60,000.

The American actor made most of his money from the box earnings of the movies he has acted in. Some of them are enlisted below:

  • Geostorm (2017): $221,600,000
  • Confidence (2003): $23,010,000
  • Desperate Measures (1998): $13,810,000
  • When a Man Loves a Woman (1994): $50,020,000
  • Black Rain (1989): $134,210,000

 

Andy García facts on timeline

Born in Cuba

April 12 , 1956

One of the versatile actors in the Hollywood, Andy García was born as Andrés Arturo García Menéndez in Havana, Cuba in the mid 1950s. He was born to Amelie Menéndez and René García Núñez. He was raised in Havana, Cuba till he was five years old. 

Studied at Miami Beach Senior High School

1962

After Andy García's family moved to Miami, Florida, they began perfume company and a few years later this company turned into a million-dollar franchise. There he got enrolled at Miami Beach Senior High School. He also attended Florida International University.

Appeared in the movie, Ocean's Eleven

2001

Andy García is also famous for his role in the movie Ocean's Eleven. He starred the role of Terry Benedict in this movie in 2001. He has also starred in the movie Ocean's Twelve and Ocean's Thirteen. 

Married to Marivi Lorido

September 24 , 1982

Andy García's personal life is kind of private. He is a married man. He got married to his lovely wife Marivi Lorido on 24th of September 1982.  Marivi Lorido is also popular in the film industry as a producer. They have been parents four times from this married life.

First child, Dominik García-Lorido

August 16 , 1983

Beautiful and stunning lady, Dominik García-Lorido is the first child of lovely couple Andy García and Marivi Lorido. Dominik García-Lorido was born within a year after her parents got married. She is an actress as well as a model. 

Second child, Daniella Garcia-Lorido

January 3 , 1988

American actress, Daniella Garcia-Lorido is the second child of an American actor Andy García. She was born to as the second daughter of Andy and his lovely wife Marivi Lorido. She was born on 3rd of January 1988.

Third child, Alessandra Garcia-Lorido

June 20 , 1991

Andy García's third child Alessandra Garcia-Lorido was born on 20th of June 1991. Alessandra Garcia-Lorido is also an actress and she has appeared in the movie The Lost City. American actor Andrés Garcia-Lorido is his fourth child and his only son. 

Won ALMA Awards

1999

In the late 1990s, Andy García got his first nomination in ALMA Awards for Outstanding Actor in a Feature Film. He won this award for the first time in 1999 for Outstanding Actor in a Feature Film in a Crossover Role.

Won Imagen Foundation Awards

2002

Andy García has also been honored with Imagen Foundation Awards several times in his life. He was honored with this award for the first time in 2002. He won this award for the second time in his life in 2006 for Best Director. 

Won Nosotros Golden Eagle Awards

1997

In 1997, Andy García got his first nomination in Nosotros Golden Eagle Awards and was honored with this award for Outstanding Performer in Film. He has also once been honored with Palm Springs International Film Festival and that was in 2002.