Damian Chapa is an American actor, film producer and director best known for his notable roles in The Calling, Street Fighter and Blood In Blood Out. He has won Best Director and Best Feature awards for directing the 2011 film Brando Unauthorized.
Early Life, Family & Education
Damian Chapa was born as Damian Robert Chapa on October 29, 1963, in Dayton, the United States of America. He was raised there by there parents.
His father is Rico Chapa, who has owned a bar in Columbus, Ohio, while the name of his mother has not been disclosed. As for his siblings, he has two brothers and two sisters.
He was born under the Scorpio birth sign. He is of American nationality and Mexican and German descent, and belongs to white ethnicity.
As for his education, Damian Chapa completed his graduation from the United States Navy with a degree of Basic Law and Operation Specialist in 1984.
Career & Awards
Damian Chapa made his acting debut with an action-thriller film, Under Siege, in 1992. In the following year, he starred in a crime-drama film, Blood In Blood Out.
Later in 1994, the talented star played the lead role of Lyle Menendez in a TV film, Menendez: A Killing in Beverly Hills starring Beverly D'Angelo and Vincent Ventresca.
He has since appeared in many hit movies such as Walker Texas Ranger, Saints and Sinners, Sometimes They Come Back... for More and U.S. Seals II: The Ultimate Force.
Being also a director and a producer he has directed and produced movies such as Kill You Twice, The Calling, Mexican Gangster, I.R.A.: King of Nothing, Polanski Unauthorized La Rancherita and Vatos Locos 3: Vatos Locos Forever.
His 2010 movie, Brando Unauthorized, led him to win Best Director and Best Feature awards in 2011.
Personal Life: Married Life, Wives & Divorce
Damian Chapa is a twice married and twice divorced man. He first married a Canadian actress Natasha Henstridge in 1995. The former couple got a divorce only after a year of marriage in 1996.
Two years later in 1998, he tied the knot with his I.R.A.: King of Nothing co-star, Ciara O’Brien. However, the pair called it quits after five years of marriage in 2003.
The actor has two sons Ricco Chapa and Presley Chapa but it's unknown who is the mother of the children.
As for his current relationship status, it's unknown if he is single or dating a new girlfriend.
Being a versatile and successful actor, director and producer, Damian Chapa has certainly earned a lot of money throughout his career.
Here's the list of some of his movies' box office collection, check it out.
|Movies||Budget||Box Office Collection|
|Under Siege (1992)||$35 million||$156.6 million|
|Blood In Blood Out (1993)||$35 million||$4,496,583|
|Street Fighter (1994)||$35 million||$99,423,521|
|Money Talks (1997)||$25 million||$48.4 million|
According to Celebrity Net Worth, he has an estimated net worth of approx. $15 million.
Body Measurement, Height, Weight
Body Measurement : N/A
Height : 5 Feet 11 Inches
Weight : 82 KG
Age : 55 Years Old
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