John Ortiz is an American actor, artistic director, and co-founder of the LAByrinth Theater Company. The actor came to public knowledge from the movie Fast & Furious and Fast & Furious 6. His other notable movies are Carlito's Way, Aliens Vs Predator: Requiem, American Gangster, and Kong: Skull Island. He won Gold Derby Awards along with other star casts of the movie Silver Linings Playbook.
Born And Raised In Bushwick, Brooklyn
John Ortiz was born as John Ortiz Moreno on 23rd May 1968, in Bushwick, Brooklyn, New York, United States. He holds the nationality of the United States of America and belongs to Mixed ethnicity.
He was raised in his hometown in Bushwick by his family. John graduated from the John Dewey High School in Brooklyn.
Debut As Cousin Of Al Pacino In The Movie Carlito's Way
John Ortiz made his feature film debut along with Al Pacino in the 1993 movie Carlito's Way. While he first appeared in television series New York Undercover in 1995. The actor got his first major role in television series Lush Life in 1996.
John has appeared in many films, including Ransom, Amistad, The Last Marshal, and Play It to the Bone. The actor played a major role in the television series The Job from 2001 to 2002 and Clubhouse from 2004 to 2005.
In 2009, he got the main antagonist role in the movie Fast & Furious sharing screen with actor Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, and Michelle Rodriguez. For his role in the 2012 movie Silver Linings Playbook, he won ann Ensemble Cast along with Bradley Cooper, Robert De Niro, and Jennifer Lawrence.
In 2020, he appeared in television series Messiah with the main role of Felix Iguero and guest artist in television series Little America. His movie Horse Girl was released on 7th February 2020 by Netflix.
Net Worth Is $2 Million
John Ortiz has been working as an actor in the entertainment industry for many years now. According to celebrity net worth, he has collected $2 million net worth, as of 2020.
The major portion of his income is from his career as an actor. He has worked in various movies, which collected a huge profit in the box office. Here are some of his movies with its box office collection.
|Ransom||1996||$70 million||$309.5 million|
|Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem||2007||$40 million||$130.2 million|
|American Gangster||2007||$100 million||$266.5 million|
|Public Enemies||2009||$100 million||$214.1 million|
|Fast & Furious||2009||$85 million||$363.2 million|
|Silver Linings Playbook||2012||$21 million||$236.4 million|
|Fast & Furious 6||2013||$260 million||$788.7 million|
|A Dog's Purpose||2017||$22 million||$205.7 million|
|Kong: Skull Island||2017||$185 million||$566.7 million|
|Bumblebee||2018||$135 million||$468 million|
The actor also earned some backend profit from the box-office successful movie.
Married To His High School Sweetheart
John Ortiz is a married man and has a kid son. He is married to his high school sweetheart Jennifer Ortiz. The couple started their relationships when they were studying together at John Dewey High School.
John and his wife Jennifer also have a son Clemente. The couple lived at Bushwick for many years after their marriage and moved to California.
The couple is now living a blissful life along with their son at their resident in California.