Rico Rodriguez Biography

Published On Jun 08, 2016
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Even at age 17, he has shown exceptional talent in acting and apart from his role in comedy series Modern Family as well as acted in other television series such as Cory in The House (2007), ER (2007), Sesame Street (2011) to name a few.

His nationality is American and ethnicity is Mexican- American. His sister Raimi Rodriguez is also a budding actress in Hollywood and only after she started acting, he forayed into it. She inspired him to take up acting.

His salary is $75000 per episode. His net worth is $7 million.

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Born in Bryan, Texas, USA

July 31 , 1998

Teen star Rico Rodriguez is best known as Manny in television series Modern Family. He was born in Bryan, Texas, United States of America to tire shop owners Diane and Roy Rodriguez. He is the youngest among 4 siblings in the family.

Starred in Epic Movie


Rico starred in 2002 parody movie titled Epic Movie that spoofed The Chronicles of Narnia, Harry Potter series, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory as well as the X Men series.

He appeared as Chanchito parodying Chancho from Nacho Libre.

Starred in Cory In The House


In 2007, he appeared in 2007 television show by Disney called Cory in The house. 
He appeared as Rico in two episodes.

The show is about a boy who moves from San Francisco to Washington D.C after his father gets a job at the White House as the head chef.


Appeared in ER


E.R. stands for Emergency Room. It was a medical drama starring George Clooney and Anthony Edwards. 

Rico appeared as James in one of the episode of the show. The show is about the life of doctors and patients and the staff and situations they face in the emergency room 

Appeared in NCIS


Rico is versatile and has constantly pushed himself to try out different genres of television and film .He surprised everyone in 2007 in appearing in NCIS, a police procedural drama as Travis Buckley in Season 6, Episode 201 titled Hide and Seek.

Won an Screen Actors Guild Award


Rico Rodriguez was awarded his first Screen Actor Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a comedy series along with his co-actors. This was his first public achievement in the film industry and four more Screen Guild Awards followed suit.

Won an ALMA Award


At age 13, He won an ALMA award for Favorite TV Actor -Supporting Role in a family for comedy Modern Family. 

This was his first ALMA award and won another one in 2012 in the same category.


Appeared in Chopped Junior


Chopped Junior is a reality cooking show where 4 junior contestants are put against each other and the winner is rewarded a sum of $10,000. 

Rodriguez appeared on the show as a Guest Judge in Season 2 Episode titled "Quail Quest" that was aired on May 10, 2016.